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Bally Sports reports subscriber losses, lower cash flow as RSN model teeters

Diamond Sports owns 19 regional sports channels airing games of 42 NBA, MLB and NHL teams, feeding those clubs substantial sums that cover a large part of their player payrolls. Times are generally good for the economics of these sports, but hovering over these teams is the very real possibility Diamond could file for bankruptcy, …

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Rangers can’t afford loss to lowly Senators amid struggles

OTTAWA, Ontario — The Rangers enter Wednesday’s matchup against the bottom-feeding Senators with two roads to take by the time the final horn sounds. One route has the potential to lead back to the confidence level that helped propel the Rangers to the conference final last season. The other, however, could draw the Rangers further …

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NHL’s top stars break down the Wild’s Kirill Kaprizov: ‘He’s got no weaknesses’

ST. PAUL, Minn. — They’ve all come through the Xcel Energy Center in the first two months of the season: Nathan MacKinnon. Sidney Crosby. Austin Matthews. On Thursday, it’ll be Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl. Kirill Kaprizov loves playing against them. “It’s even better to win against them,” he said recently. As the Wild winger …

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NHL’s top stars break down the Wild’s Kirill Kaprizov: ‘He’s got no weaknesses’

ST. PAUL, Minn. — They’ve all come through the Xcel Energy Center in the first two months of the season: Nathan MacKinnon. Sidney Crosby. Austin Matthews. On Thursday, it’ll be Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl. Kirill Kaprizov loves playing against them. “It’s even better to win against them,” he said recently. As the Wild winger …

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Teams consistently executing breakouts usually qualify for playoffs

The Coaches Room is a regular feature throughout the 2022-23 regular season by former NHL coaches and assistants who will turn their critical gaze to the game and explain it through the lens of a teacher. Phil Housley, Mark Recchi and Marc Crawford will take turns providing insight. In this edition, Housley, a Hockey Hall …

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