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Washington Capitals agree to terms with 2006 draft pick Nicklas Backstrom

Backstrom, who will sign a three-year deal, led the Swedish Elite League club Brynas in points and assists this past season.

The 19-year-old centre also played for Sweden at the recent world hockey championship.


Jack Eichel

2022-23 Fantasy Hockey Outlook: Vegas Golden Knights

Like a gambler touched by a cooler, the Vegas Golden Knights had zero luck last season and this year's not starting off too hot. Still, is this the best they've ever been on paper?

Seattle Kraken

NHL Burning Questions: Seattle Kraken

Adam Proteau looks at the biggest questions surrounding the Seattle Kraken, such as their improvement in their sophomore season, the ability of the defense, and whether the goaltending can bounce back.


Jack Rathbone Is Making His Case In The Canucks' Blueline Battle

Jack Rathbone fully intends to begin the season with the Vancouver Canucks. All he's got to do is earn it.