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AP Source: Los Angeles Kings release Mike Richards

In this May 28, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Kings center Mike Richards (10) keeps the puck away from Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith (2) during a power play in the first period in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Chicago. The Los Angeles Kings released Richards on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings decided they could wait no longer for Mike Richards to regain his championship form.

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Slow-starting Stars return from break with eye on playoffs

Dallas Stars head coach Lindy Ruff, center, yells from the bench as Cody Eakin (20) and Jason Spezza (90) look on during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, in Dallas. The Bruins won 3-1. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jason Spezza won’t deny that his arrival in Dallas helped create expectations that the Stars struggled to meet early in the season.

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Crosby out at least 1 game, Letang could return Tuesday

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby will miss Tuesday night’s game against Winnipeg after undergoing treatment for a lower-body injury.

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Predators eager to build on their best start without Rinne

NHL All-Star coach Peter Laviolette, of the Nashville Predators, is interviewed during media day at the NHL All-Star hockey weekend in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators are back at work ready to prove the best start in franchise history is no fluke, even with goaltender Pekka Rinne out at least another couple weeks.

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Sabres suspend Zadorov for missing practice

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have suspended rookie defenseman Nikita Zadorov for failing to report to the team on time following the NHL all-star break.

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