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Kaapo Kakko is making a real case for top spot in this year's NHL Draft

Team Finland star Kaapo Kakko isn’t lacking much in terms of high-end hockey skill or confidence ahead of the 2019 NHL Draft.
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Something is rotten in the state of Denmark...

Alex DeBrincat had two goals and an assist to help the United States rout Denmark 7-1 on Saturday for the Americans' fourth straight victory during preliminary play at the world championships.
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News Circle

Senate investigation. Roy to meet with Ottawa as a possible bench boss. #NHL

The Ottawa Senators are set to interview Patrick Roy for their vacant head coaching position.
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The Moose is loose. Howntown Halifax takes tournament opener

Samuel Asselin opened the scoring and set up another as the Halifax Mooseheads beat the Prince Albert Raiders 4-1 on Friday in the 2019 Memorial Cup opener.
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1 day ago
Up, up and away....
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The Kid's a natural. Toro's first period hat trick leads Storm to first win

Alexey Toropchenko scored a natural hat trick in the first period as the Guelph Storm went on to beat the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 5-2 on Saturday in the Memorial Cup opener for both teams.
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Neun!! Well, eight anyway.....

Canada extended its winning streak in blowout fashion Saturday at the world hockey championship.
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AHL Circle
2 days ago

Marlies beat Charlotte in first game of ECF

Mason Marchment's goal 57 seconds into the third period was the winner as the Toronto Marlies edged the Charlotte Checkers 2-1 on Friday to open the American Hockey League's Eastern Conference final.
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News Circle
2 days ago

Binnington really has been that good. Sets Blues record in huge Game 4 victory

Tyler Bozak scored the winner on a power play as the St. Louis Blues beat the San Jose Sharks 2-1 on Friday night to even their Western Conference Final series at two games apiece.
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2 days ago

Slovaks are still clinging to life with a big win over France #IIHFWorlds

Slovakia rebounded from three straight losses with a 6-3 victory over France on Friday, keeping alive its slim hopes of reaching the quarterfinals of the hockey world championships.
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News Circle
2 days ago

Heading home. Former Rangers' tender Davidson is named new G.M.

The New York Rangers have named veteran NHL executive John Davidson as their new president. They announced the hiring on Friday, just hours after the former Blue Jackets president of hockey operations resigned from his post in Columbus.
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3 days ago
Hurricanes Give Fans Last Salute After Handshakes With Bruins
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3 days ago

Ferme la porte. Canada wins it's third in a row over France

Canada extended its win streak to three games with a 5-2 win over France on Thursday at the world hockey championship.
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3 days ago

Oh I believe, in yesterday.....

The Boston Bruins have turned back the clock with veterans Zdeno Chara, Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand, Tuukka Rask, David Krejci and Co. just four wins away from another Stanley Cup.
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News Circle
3 days ago

Swept under the rug. The storm is over and the Bruins are off to the Finals

The Boston Bruins swept the Carolina Hurricanes out of the Eastern Conference final Thursday night to reach their third Stanley Cup Final in nine years.
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News Circle
4 days ago
This is why St. Louis has become the team they are.....
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News Circle
4 days ago

Hmmm. I actually expected a bit more from Jumbo.....

Joe Thornton talked about the overtime goal that got his Sharks a Game 3 win over the Blues, saying it was straight up a "4-3 win." That's all.
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News Circle
4 days ago

No excuses. It's simply ridiculous that play isn't reviewable, in the Playoffs, in OT, in the Conference Final.

The Stanley Cup Playoffs are one of the greatest tournaments in all of sports. It should be hockey at its best, not its most controversial.
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5 days ago

2019 IIHF WC Schedule and Results

IIHF - Schedule and Results 2019 IIHF ICE HOCKEY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
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5 days ago

Canada's Montour to miss remainder of World Championship with injury

Buffalo Sabres defenceman Brandon Montour will miss the rest of the 2019 IIHF World Championship with a lower-body injury, Hockey Canada announced on Tuesday.
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5 days ago

Switzerland blanks Austria, Germany wins at world championship

Morten Poulsen scored a hat trick as Denmark routed newcomer Britain 9-0 at the hockey world championship on Tuesday.
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5 days ago

Sabres to hire Ralph Krueger as next head coach

The Buffalo Sabres have hired Ralph Krueger to be their next head coach, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman reports.
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News Circle
5 days ago

B's on final approach. Bruins take Game 3 and are one away from another Stanley Cup Final appearance

Brad Marchand's power-play goal in the second period was the winner as the Boston Bruins moved one game away from the Stanley Cup Final with a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday.
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News Circle
5 days ago

B's on final approach. Bruins take Game 3 and are one away from another Stanley Cup Final appearance

Brad Marchand's power-play goal in the second period was the winner as the Boston Bruins moved one game away from the Stanley Cup Final with a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday.
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5 days ago

Maple Leafs sign president Brendan Shanahan to six-year extension. #Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs have handed team president Brendan Shanahan a six-year extension, the club announced Tuesday.
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5 days ago

Maple Leafs sign president Brendan Shanahan to six-year extension. #Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs have handed team president Brendan Shanahan a six-year extension, the club announced Tuesday.
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5 days ago

Maple Leafs sign president Brendan Shanahan to six-year extension. #Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs have handed team president Brendan Shanahan a six-year extension, the club announced Tuesday.
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News Circle
6 days ago

Stone's late goal caps wild game as Canada beats Slovakia - Sportsnet.ca

Mark Stone scored a power-play with 1.8 seconds left in regulation to give Canada a 6-5 win over host Slovakia on Monday at the world hockey championship.
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6 days ago

Ducks' Kesler recovering from hip surgery, will likely miss next season - Sportsnet.ca

Anaheim Ducks centre Ryan Kesler underwent successful right hip resurfacing surgery last week, the team announced Monday.
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News Circle
6 days ago

All's well that ends well. The Blues struggled in Game 1, but tie the series up heading back to St. Louis

Robert Bortuzzo scored his first goal of the playoffs as the St. Louis Blues beat the San Jose Sharks 4-2 in Game 2 to even the Western Conference final at 1-1.
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An extremely Happy HockeyCircles Birthday wish to our very own Pearl Fong!! Have a great day Pearl : )
With thanks to Pinterest for the non-playoff cake picture : )
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News Circle
4:54pm - Mon 13 May

Animal Planet is mauling the Weather Channel in front of a live studio audience.

Matt Grzelcyk struck twice as the Boston Bruins downed the Carolina Hurricanes 6-2 on Sunday to take a 2-0 series advantage in the Eastern Conference Final.
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6:31am - Sun 12 May

Sabre rattling. The coaching job in Buffalo is up for grabs....

Ralph Krueger, who famously took Team Europe to the gold-medal game of the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, is in the mix for the vacant Sabres coaching job.
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News Circle
6:29am - Sun 12 May

My oh Meier. San Jose puts the pedal down to take Game 1

Timo Meier had two goals and an assist while Logan Couture added two goals and assist of his own as the San Jose Sharks beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 in Game 1 of the Western Conference Final.
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News Circle
4:09am - Fri 10 May

Who's gonna' make the biggest splash, and the most cash?

Here's a look at Sportsnet's top 15 RFAs-in-waiting, whose contract negotiations we're most intrigued to see play out based on their 2018-19 performance.
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4:04am - Fri 10 May

Bruins capitalize on third period power plays to take Game 1 at home

Marcus Johansson and Patrice Bergeron scored power-play goals 28 seconds apart, and Boston scored four times in the third period to rally from a one-goal deficit and beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-2 on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals.
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11:44pm - Thu 09 May

How free agency can help improve the Canucks' offence in 2019-20 - Sportsnet.ca

As you would expect from an 81-point team that just missed the playoffs for a fourth straight season, there are significant gaps in the Canucks’ lineup. But up front, those gaps are smaller than they were a year ago. Here's what the team needs in 2019-20.
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10:04pm - Thu 09 May

Bruins vs Carolina. How they got there, and what to expect.

It continues to be a surprising Stanley Cup Playoffs. Some of the Cinderellas were knocked off, as three wild-card teams were crossed off the bracket. But in Carolina, one remains and they look just as much of a contender as anyone else. Here's one more look back at Round 2.
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News Circle
10:01pm - Thu 09 May

How to see what you want to see. 2019 Conference Final broadcast schedules

The conference finals are set for the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
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News Circle
9:58pm - Thu 09 May

Saturday night's alright for fightin'. St. Louis visits San Jose for the first two games of the Western Conference Final

Since 2000, the San Jose Sharks and St. Louis Blues have the second- and sixth-most cumulative standings points in the league, but no Stanley Cups to show for it. This year is as good a chance as any.
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4:06am - Thu 09 May

Road Trip!! SNL cast member Kenan Thompson to host 2019 NHL Awards - Sportsnet.ca

Emmy-award winning actor Kenan Thompson will host the 2019 NHL Awards in June, the National Hockey League announced Wednesday.
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4:41am - Wed 08 May

How the Canucks can clear clutter, improve depth as they take next step - Sportsnet.ca

It’s counter-intuitive that a team that needs to add key pieces and plans to be aggressive in free agency has too many players. For the Canucks to move ahead, here are the candidates to move out.
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4:40am - Wed 08 May

Oilers name Ken Holland as GM, president of hockey ops - Sportsnet.ca

The Edmonton Oilers have officially named Ken Holland as their new general manager and president of hockey operations.
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4:39am - Wed 08 May

Spirit of St. Louis. Blues finish off the Stars and move on to Western Conference Finals

Pat Maroon scored 5:50 into the second overtime, Jordan Binnington made 29 saves and the St. Louis Blues outlasted the Dallas Stars 2-1 in Game 7 of their Western Conference semifinal playoff series Tuesday night.
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News Circle
4:36am - Wed 08 May

Movin' on. The Toronto Marlies are awaiting their competition in AHL Finals

Mason Marchment and Trevor Moore had two goals apiece in the second period as the Toronto Marlies beat the Cleveland Monsters 6-2 on Tuesday to advance to the American Hockey League Eastern Conference final.
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4:32am - Wed 08 May

Too little, too late?

Boston Bruins defenceman Charlie McAvoy has been suspended one game for an illegal check to the head he delivered on Josh Anderson, the NHL's Department of Player Safety announced Tuesday.
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News Circle
5:51am - Tue 07 May

Marchand being Marshawn.....

Something is bothering Bruins forward Brad Marchand and it has left him speechless in interviews with reporters.
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5:49am - Tue 07 May

Source: Ken Holland agrees to terms as Oilers GM, contract not signed - Sportsnet.ca

Ken Holland has agreed to terms with the Edmonton Oilers on becoming their next general manager, according to Sportsnet's John Shannon.
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5:48am - Tue 07 May

Mike Babcock to return as Maple Leafs head coach next season - Sportsnet.ca

Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas says Mike Babcock will return as the team's head coach next season, Sportsnet's John Shannon confirms.
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5:42am - Tue 07 May

Captain Fantastic. Colorado forces Game 7 as Gabriel delivers the victory in OT

Gabriel Landeskog scored the winner as the Colorado Avalanche stayed alive with a 4-3 overtime victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 of their second-round Stanley Cup Playoffs series.
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