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Beniers of Kraken, Power of Sabres among 12 rookies to watch this season

Eklund, Holtz, Johnson, Quinn others who could make impact

by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

The Buffalo Sabres, Ottawa Senators and Seattle Kraken could each have as many as two rookies in the lineup, leading a talented group of first-year players hoping to make an impact when the 2022-23 season begins Oct. 7.

Here are 12 rookies to keep an eye on (listed alphabetically):

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How eight Eastern Conference teams can get back into playoffs

Canadiens, Devils, Senators, Flyers among those that didn't qualify last season

by Adam Kimelman @NHLAdamK / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

NHL.com continues its preview of the 2022-23 season.

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How eight Western Conference teams can get back into playoffs

Blackhawks, Canucks, Golden Knights among those that didn't qualify last season

by Adam Kimelman @NHLAdamK / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

NHL.com continues its preview of the 2022-23 season.

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Beniers, Wright hoping to grow together with Kraken

Young centers enter season 'ready for whatever tasks are going to get thrown at us'

by Adam Kimelman @NHLAdamK / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

Matty Beniers and Shane Wright provide hope for the present and the future of the Seattle Kraken.

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Sitting Down With

Scheifele talks Jets culture, urgency to win in Q&A with NHL.com

Forward says Winnipeg 'excited' for new start with Bowness as coach

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

In NHL.com's Q&A feature called "Sitting Down with …" we talk to key figures in the game, gaining insight into their lives on and off the ice. In this edition, we feature Winnipeg Jets forward Mark Scheifele.

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Oettinger set for responsibility of being Stars' No. 1 goalie

Earned confidence of teammates with breakout play last season when 'he was the guy'

by Tracey Myers @Tramyers_NHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Jake Oettinger is ready for the job he's worked for his entire hockey career.

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Quinn, Power part of young core creating 'real bright future' for Sabres

Forward, defenseman aim to be leaders of group that helps Buffalo end playoff drought

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

WASHINGTON --Jack Quinn gave the Buffalo Sabres a glimpse of what they hope the forward will provide this season, and for many seasons to come, late in a 4-3 overtime win against the Washington Capitals in their preseason opener Sunday.

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Samsonov, Murray begin competition to be Maple Leafs starting goalie

Toronto moved on from Campbell looking for elusive playoff success

by Mike Zeisberger @Zeisberger / NHL.com Staff Writer

TORONTO --Ilya Samsonov said he had a case of the butterflies. 

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NHL History

Park was nearly knocked out of 1972 Summit Series before it began

After being injured by shot in practice, Hall of Fame defenseman helped Canada to historic win vs. Russians

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

Team Canada was just a couple of days into its August training camp for the 1972 Summit Series when the lights went out for defenseman Brad Park, courtesy of six ounces of vulcanized rubber.

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Crosby, Penguins feel Stanley Cup window still open entering season

'Have to prove ourselves again' after latest early playoff exit

by Wes Crosby / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

CRANBERRY, Pa. -- Sidney Crosby isn't interested in a fairy tale ending for the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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