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Rangers forward Michael Grabner gets his 5th multi-goal game of the season. that's tied for the most in the NHL with Jeff Carter, Sidney Crosby and Matt Duchene.

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NHL denying link between hockey and CTE.

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman continues to deny a link between head trauma in hockey and CTE. NHL veteran Bernie Nicholls joins OTL to talk about a class action lawsuit he and other players have filed against the league.

2:51

McDavid gets 100th career point on assist in win.

In the first period, Edmonton's Connor McDavid grabs the loose puck and passes it to Zack Kassian for a goal. Its McDavid's 100th career point in just his 92nd game.

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McDavid wins it on last-second OT goal.

In the final seconds of overtime, Connor McDavid scores on a breakaway. The goal was reviewed and upheld, giving the Oilers a 4-3 victory against the Panthers. It is McDavid's 15th goal of the season.

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Red Wings win on Nielsen's shootout beauty.

Frans Nielsen puts Detroit up in the shootout with a gorgeous goal, then Boston's Frank Vatrano misses to give the Red Wings a 6-5 win over the Bruins.

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Pavelec makes amazing stick save in Jets' win.

Andrew Copp scores the go-ahead goal for Winnipeg in the second period and later on, goaltender Ondrej Pavelec robs Arizona's Radim Vrbata with a phenomenal save as the Jets go on to win 6-3.

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Prospect Progress Report: Atlantic Division.

We check in with scouts and executives on every team's prospects, including those closest to the NHL and those who've made the most progress.

Prospect Progress Report: Pacific Division.

We check in with scouts and executives on every team's prospects, including those closest to the NHL and those who've made the most progress.

Prospect Progress Report: Metro Division.

We check in with scouts and executives on every team's prospects, including those closest to the NHL and those who've made the most progress.

Wild's Spurgeon scores goal-of-the-year contender in loss.

Minnesota's Jared Spurgeon catches the puck then hits it with his stick in midair to score a first-period goal for the Wild, who would fall to the Devils 4-3.

Midseason NHL awards and trade buzz.

Who are the leading candidates for the Hart, Norris and Calder trophies? Who is on the trading block, and which teams will be buyers/sellers?

Is the NHL in denial about potential CTE link?

OTL examines the potential link between hockey and CTE, something NHL commissioner Gary Bettman has denied.

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Did NHL conceal information regarding risks of brain trauma?

More than 100 retired players have sued the NHL, saying it concealed information regarding the risks of brain trauma. Former player Mike Peluso claims to be one of the players affected. His attorney, former NFL player Shawn Stuckey, joins OTL to discuss.

2:10

Ovechkin goes over 1,000 points in Caps' win over Penguins.

Alex Ovechkin scores two goals, putting him over 1,000 points in his career, in Washington's 5-2 win over Pittsburgh.

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NHL Trade Tracker

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  • NHL Trade Tracker

    A look at all recent deals in the NHL, including every official trade made so far during the 2016-17 season.

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