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The Hockey News Live: Episode 1

In the series premiere of The Hockey News Live, we tackle the William Nylander contract impasse, Corey Crawford's concussion woes and much more.

We're proud to introduce The Hockey News Live, a weekly web series in which staff writers Matt Larkin, Ken Campbell and Ryan Kennedy analyze all the sport's biggest news stories and pressing issues.

In Episode 1:

- Is it time to worry about William Nylander's contract?

- Which players have impressed us most this pre-season?

- Do the Chicago Blackhawks have any hope to succeed without Corey Crawford?

- Fantasy pickups of the week from Matt Larkin

- Top prospects of the week from Ryan Kennedy

- Ken Campbell on his in-depth interview with Tom Wilson

- And much more!



It's Do or Die Time for the Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers find themselves one loss away from having their season ended early. A lack of killer instinct and an inability to start games with a sense of urgency has been a detriment to their playoff run.


From the Archives: 1951 Playoffs, Rule Changes and a Game That Was Not a Game

Stan Fischler looks at the crazy 1951 Stanley Cup playoffs, which included a game being cancelled in overtime due to a city ordinance that prohibited games from being played on a Sunday.

Darnell Nurse

Edmonton's Nurse Suspended One Game For Headbutt

Oilers' defenseman Darnell Nurse has been suspended one game for head-butting Kings' forward Philip Danault.