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What We Need More Of Right Now.....Overt Compassion

A moment of silence is held for the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, followed by an emotional performance of the national anthem and a special puck drop to honor the first responders before the Islanders and Penguins game in Pittsburgh.
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True Teamwork

#StrongerThanHate

Our hearts are with Pittsburgh. Please join in the effort to support victims and families of Saturday's tragic shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue: https://t.co/mgwgiO1WK4”

Southpaw on Twitter

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#RedWings vs #Bruins in Hamilton
..... keep your eye on #27 he has potential”

Injury Woes Continue In Vancouver. Canucks Confirm Sutter Out

“I don’t believe we’ll be seeing Sutter back tonight, or anytime soon. My suspicion is a separated right shoulder.”

Man, This Kid Is Good

Elias Pettersson blocks a shot, collects a pass from Brock Boeser and beats Devan Dubnyk on a breakaway to notch his second goal of the game

Virtanen's Quick Release Freezes Dubnyk

Jake Virtanen fires a wrist shot from the high slot that beats Devan Dubnyk, giving the Canucks a 2-1 lead on the power play

Granlund Lights It Up Early With Pretty Goal

Markus Granlund takes a great pass from Bo Horvat in the slot and rips a shot past Devan Dubnyk to open the scoring in the 1st period

Borowiecki Sits For 3 More

NEW YORK -- Ottawa Senators defenseman Mark Borowiecki has been suspended for three games, without pay, for an illegal check to the head of Vegas Golden Knights forward Cody Eakin during NHL Game No. 163 in Las Vegas on Sunday, Oct. 28, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

Flames Burn Leafs As Toronto Gets Humbled By Calgary

Sean Monahan tallies on a power play in the 3rd and Elias Lindholm follows up 55 seconds later, giving the Flames a quick 2-0 lead
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Sullivan And Crosby Address The Terrorism In Pittsburgh

Mike Sullivan and Sidney Crosby send their condolences to all of the families affected by the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh Saturday morning.
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Crrunnch.....

Watch as Ivan Provorov flattens Mathew Barzal with a nice open-ice hit.
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Jersey Tops Panthers After Controversial Goal

Kyle Palmieri had a goal and an assist, Keith Kinkaid made 35 saves and the New Jersey Devils stopped a three-game slide by topping the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Saturday.
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Oilers Strike It Rich In Tennessee Gold

Leon Draisaitl and Drake Caggiuila each scored twice and the Edmonton Oilers ended a 13-game losing streak against Nashville with a 5-3 victory Saturday.
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The Boys Are Back In Town

Injured forwards Brock Boeser and Elias Pettersson will be back in the lineup for the Vancouver Canucks when they take on the Pittsburgh Penguins Saturday.
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Back On Track, For Caps Anyway

Nicklas Backstrom drifts down the middle and beats Mike Smith with an impressive wrister, sealing a shootout victory for the Capitals
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The Hockey Circles Family Is Deeply Saddened By Today's Horrific Events In Pittsburgh. Our Thoughts And Condolences To All Those Who Are Grieving At This Time

The Pittsburgh Penguins were in Vancouver prior to their game against the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena on Saturday when they heard the news of a mass shooting in Pittsburgh.
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Isles Crush Flyers On The Road

Anders Lee has four points as Islanders start road trip with win over Flyers

"For the Love of the Game"

Former National Hockey League player Chris Joseph wants people to remember his son for his love of hockey and the smile he brought into every room. Jaxon Joseph, 21, was one of 16 people who died last spring when the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team bus and a semi-trailer collided at a Saskatchewan

Jack with the comeback!

This is the first year of Jack Eichel’s NHL career that he is not playing alongside Evander Kane and as soon as he left he decided to switch his number.
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The Byfuglien 500th. Detroit Stalls, But Jets Keep On Climbing

Dustin Byfuglien broke a tie with 6:45 remaining in the third period for his 500th NHL point to help the Winnipeg Jets to a 2-1 win against the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena on Friday.
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Aho Has Record Night As Carolina Out-Shoots Sharks

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Sebastian Aho extended his season-opening point streak to 10 games when the Carolina Hurricanes defeated the San Jose Sharks 4-3 in a shootout at PNC Arena on Friday.
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Avs' Rantanen Takes NHL Points Lead After 4 Point Night

DENVER -- Matt Duchene scored two goals in his first game in Denver since his trade, but the Ottawa Senators lost to the Colorado Avalanche 6-3 at Pepsi Center on Friday.Mikko Rantanen had a goal and three assists to take over the NHL scoring lead with 20 points, and Nathan MacKinnon and Gabriel Landeskog each had a goal and two assists for the Avalanche (7-2-2). Philipp Grubauer, in his first home start, made 21 saves.
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Streaking Kucherov Has Golden Night In Vegas

LAS VEGAS -- Andrei Vasilevskiy made 29 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning pushed their point streak to seven with a 3-2 win against the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena on Friday.
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Lightning Lose Hedman In Vegas

Tampa Bay Lightning defenceman Victor Hedman left Friday's game against the Vegas Golden Knights with an apparent injury.
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Finnish Finish

Antti Suomela collects the puck, makes a move to beat Petr Mrazek and slides home his first career goal to open the scoring in the 1st
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Liam Maguire on Twitter

“Wheelin'​ Wednesday! Suspensions; old school vs new school thinking; helping hockey fans understand. https://t.co/qCvfoxQQJ4”
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Odds Are

“My Top 5 Best NHL Outright and Over/Under Picks for this Weekend https://t.co/onJ9UdlJzk via @gambling_com”
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Max Pacioretty Gets A Wake Up Call

Max Pacioretty would head to the locker room after taking a stiff hit from Braydon Coburn.
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Too Much Protection?

The NHL is trying to address concerns from goaltenders who have complaints about their new chest protectors.
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No Mercy For Wilson

One week after his appeal hearing, Capitals forward Tom Wilson's 20-game suspension has been upheld by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman.
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Terrible Twos. Leafs Score Four To Beat Winnipeg

Frederik Andersen made 38 saves, including 20 in the 3rd period, as the Maple Leafs held on for a 4-2 win after a comeback bid from the Jets
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It's Bay Day In Colorado

Andrei Vasilevskiy made 23 saves and Nikita Kucherov scored the game's lone goal in the 3rd period as the Lightning blanked the Avalanche, 1-0
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Don't Shoot! Panthers Stun Islanders In OT

Mike Hoffman scored a power-play goal 33 seconds into overtime to give the Florida Panthers a 3-2 win against the New York Islanders at Barclays Center on Wednesday.
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Markstrom Out-Jousts Knights In Shootout

LAS VEGAS -- Bo Horvat scored two goals, and Jacob Markstrom made 33 saves for the Vancouver Canucks in a 3-2 shootout win against the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena on Wednesday.
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Let The Games Begin

The Canucks embark on their second road trip of the year, beginning tonight against Vegas.
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Leafs And Jets Set For Big Tilt In The 'Peg

Up here in Canada, a game between the Maple Leafs and Jets needs no extra sales push. But in the U.S., NBC is hoping hockey fans tune in to this all Canadian matchup.
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The Hockey News Live : Episode 5

In this week's episode, Matt Larkin, Ken Campbell and Ryan Kennedy wonder if Auston Matthews will be offer-sheet material, whether Juuse Saros can steal Nashville's starting goalie job, whether the Kings are really this bad and the Senators are really this good, and more!
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THN's Best Of The Bunch So Far

From high-scoring rookies to slow-starting veterans, the opening weeks of the NHL season has been full of surprises. Here are the players who are catching our eye, for better or worse.
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A Well Deserved Honour For Stomping' Tom, Despite Ken Campbell's Insult To Canadian Songwriters

Stompin' Tom Connors' 'The Hockey Song' will be inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame this weekend, but it's induction only highlights the lack of great tunes about our beloved game.
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Borowiecki Gets The Boot

Ottawa Senators defenseman Mark Borowiecki has been suspended for one game, without pay, for elbowing Boston Bruins defenseman Urho Vaakanainen during NHL Game No. 125 in Ottawa on Monday, Oct. 23, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.
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Some Great News Coming Out Of Jersey.

Brian Boyle said his cancer is in remission after receiving the results from his most recent blood test on Monday.

"Hey, Paul. Thanks for showing up!"

The franchise legend had his sweater retired during a touching pre-game ceremony on Sunday.
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Can We Just Make OV An Official Canadian??

“The Capitals are spending their off day throwing axes in Whistler. Alex Ovechkin looks like a lumberjack. https://t.co/PY5Qap10dI”
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The Proper Penquin

The Penguins' superstars haven't shown signs of exiting their primes. But the only way to keep up with other emerging teams in the East is to get better goaltending. Healthy Murray might provide just that.
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Dominant Duck

The Anaheim Ducks are ravaged by injuries, have been outshot regularly and their underlying numbers are awful. Yet, they're first in the Pacific, all thanks to goaltender John Gibson.
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The Times They Are A Changin'

One was the runner-up for the Hart Trophy last season. One is tied for the league lead in scoring. One is the NHL’s reigning first star of the week. And together, Nathan MacKinnon, Mikko Rantanen and Gabriel Landeskog have formed one of the league’s best lines.
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Tonight's Projected Lineups

NHL.com identifies daily projected lineups and starting goalies. Set your fantasy hockey rosters accordingly.
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Sundin Picks Matthews, And He Ain't Lain-Eh......

Mats Sundin said there is no bias involved when he gives the slight edge to Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews over Winnipeg Jets forward Patrick Laine in the debate over which of the top two picks in the 2016 NHL Draft picks is better.
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Alexandar The Great To Appear At MSG Tonight

Alexandar Georgiev will make his second start of the season for the New York Rangers when they face the Florida Panthers at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday.
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Canucks Finally Looking Back To The Future

Vancouver's best prospect is currently on the NHL roster and even though he's out with a concussion, Elias Pettersson is still the team's leading scorer. Beyond him, there's a lot to like about the Canucks' system and plenty of optimism they'll be contenders again when the rebuild is over.
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Record Night For Capitals

Nicklas Backstrom, Alex Ovechkin and John Carlson each added to his list of NHL career accomplishments while helping the Washington Capitals defeat the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 at Rogers Arena on Monday.
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Luck Of The Draw. Flyers Lose Raffl

Michael Raffl will be out approximately 4-6 weeks for the Philadelphia Flyers because of a lower-body injury.
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Canucks Playing With Fire. Caps' Power Play Still Lethal

Caps Power Play Still Lethal; The Capitals own the top ranked power play through seven games, familiar territory for one of the NHL's best units
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Up To Their Old Tricks. Avalanche Continue Streaking In Philly

Mikko Rantanen nets Nathan MacKinnon's feed on the power play to push their season-opening point streaks to nine games, a new franchise record
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Ducks' First Ever Draft Pick Paul Kariya Honoured In Anaheim.

ANAHEIM -- Paul Kariya had his No. 9 jersey retired by the Anaheim Ducks before their game against the Buffalo Sabres at Honda Center on Sunday."I would say it's a dream come true, but it's far beyond any dream that I ever had," Kariya said.
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Cautious Optimism For Canucks And Fans

Leading rookie scorer Elias Pettersson skated with his teammates Monday morning for the first time since suffering a concussion on Oct. 13, and is expected to travel for road games this week.
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Called To The Kings' Court

The Los Angeles Kings held a closed-door meeting that lasted almost 20 minutes after losing their fourth straight game Saturday.
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Barry Trotz Relects On Charles Wang’s Passing

“"As an outsider and now being an insider, I do see what Charles has done on the Island and the passion he had for the Islanders and how proud he was of that. It's a somber day for the organization."

Barry Trotz addresses the media following today's practice: https://t.co/Pl9QpSWWqa”

Jari who..???

Today is the 40th anniversary of Wayne Gretzky's first goal in professional hockey. Other than the Great One, there's likely no one who will celebrate the day more than Kevin Morrison of Sydney, N.S.
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A Thank You For Tootoo
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Voracek Puts Flyers Back In Front

Jakub Voracek skates in on an odd-man rush and makes a nifty move before sliding the puck past Keith Kinkaid to give the Flyers a 3-2 lead
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Costly Injury For Predators

Pekka Rinne was placed on injured reserve by the Nashville Predators on Saturday because of an undisclosed injury.
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Preds Win, But Lose Rinne In The Process

CALGARY -- The Nashville Predators defeated the Calgary Flames 5-3 at Scotiabank Saddledome on Friday but lost goalie Pekka Rinne to injury.Rinne collided with forward Kevin Fiala when Calgary's Sam Bennett tied the score 3-3 at 2:20 of the third period. He remained in the game but left at 5:09 and was replaced by Juuse Saros, who stopped all nine shots he faced.
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Cranbrook's Bowen Byram

There is going to be a fantastic defencemen available near the top of next year's draft. Local boy, Bowen Byram is turning heads and the Canucks should kee...
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It Makes Perfect Sense.......Bad Drivers Make Me Late!

We've covered NHLers pet peeves in hockey, now we find out what bothers them outside the rink . . . in everyday life
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Just Close Your Eyes And Shoot

Some of the best and some of the worst in the shootout reveal their go-to move when the game gets to that final frame
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Ana's An Ace

Former French Open champion Ana Ivanovic showed tennis isn't the only sport she's good at
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Professional Athletes Open To The Possible Benefits Of Marijauna

Matt Nichol, a nutritionist and strength and conditioning coach who works with numerous elite-level NHLers, has been studying how marijuana can help athletes for months but says more research needs to be done.
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It Might Be Lower, But It's Still A Pain In The Plek For Montreal

Canadiens head coach Claude Julien says forward Tomas Plekanec will not play in Montreal's matchup with Ottawa on Saturday and may be forced to miss several weeks due to a lower-back injury. Plekanec has been placed on injured reserve and Nicolas Deslauriers has been activated off the IR to take his place.
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Seven Year Deal Means Knights Have The Golden Tuch

Alex Tuch signed a seven-year, $33.25 million contract with the Vegas Golden Knights on Friday. It has an average annual value of $4.75 million.
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Stu Grimson on Twitter

“With 10 goals in seven games, Auston Matthews is on pace to eclipse my career totals by the middle of next week... #Ihadotherskills https://t.co/gOguufUou8”
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The First True Rocket Man
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And The Game Has Never Been The Same
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They 'Ain't Just Standing On The Bench Holding Towels. Dana Heinze On Steel

Heckuva journey...

Jordin Tootoo hopes to use journey from Nunavut to League to motivate others
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Stamos Finally Lights The Lamp For Tampa Bay

Steven Stamkos scored his first goal of the season, and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 29 saves as the Bolts kept the Wings winless on the season.
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In The Battle Of Good And Evil, 'Kog Beats The Devil As Predicted

NEWARK, N.J. -- Gabriel Landeskog had his third career hat trick for the Colorado Avalanche in a 5-3 win against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center on Thursday.
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Leafs Left Dazed And Confused After Getting Stoned in Toronto

Evgeni Malkin scored twice to back Matt Murray's 38-save shutout in his return from a concussion, leading the Penguins to a 3-0 victory
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Hockey Humble. McDavid Down-Plays Crosby's Praise

Connor McDavid didn't necessarily agree with Sidney Crosby calling him the best player in the NHL, but the Edmonton Oilers center was appreciative of the praise from the Pittsburgh Penguins captain.
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Atkinson Tallies 2 For Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS -- Cam Atkinson scored two of three goals by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the second period of their 6-3 win against the Philadelphia Flyers at Nationwide Arena on Thursday.
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Beagle Out 4-6 Weeks With Forearm Fracture

Vancouver Canucks' Jay Beagle appears to be in some pain after blocking a slap shot with his wrist, he would head to the dressing room afterwards.
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Pettersson Still Out After Hit

NHL insider John Shannon joins Caroline Cameron to update all the top news from around the NHL including Tom Wilson's suspension appeal, the health of Elias Pettersson and more.
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Crosby Ranks McDavid #1

Sidney Crosby considers Connor McDavid to be the top player in the National Hockey League. "I think McDavid has set himself apart just based on the awards and the accolades he's gotten and the consistency he's had," the Pittsburgh Penguins captain told NHL.com on Wednesday. "I think it's fair to say it's an easy pick just because of that."

The Dark Canuck

Here's a country-by-country breakdown of the 610 skaters who have appeared in at least one NHL game this season, as well as the 69 goalies listed on the 31 team rosters.

The Inevitability of This!

Players want a single North American women's professional hockey league. "One league is inevitable," Rylan wrote in an email to The Associated Press, her strongest statement regarding a potential merger with the rival Canadian Women's Hockey League. "We will get this done,"
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Z Word From On High

Bruins captain Zdeno Chara discusses the first star of the week Patrice Bergeron and the upcoming road trip
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Before The Game, Life Gets Real

The Ottawa Senators played a touching tribute to the career of former goalie Ray Emery, who died tragically at the age of 35 back in July, before their game against the Dallas Stars on Monday.
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Connor Being Connor

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid joins Jackie Redmond to chat about his personality on and off the ice and a recent GQ photo shoot
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Touching Tribute For A Grieving Mom In Jersey

Barbara DiMarco took her seat at the New Jersey Devils game Thursday, just as she had many times over the past 36 years, only this time her second family at Prudential Center was preparing a surprise.
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Saucy Tatar Leaves Detroit In The Red

Tomas Tatar, Jonathan Drouin and Matthew Peca each posted a multi-point game to lead the Canadiens past the Red Wings, 7-3
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Simmons Puts Down Panthers In Wayne's World

Claude Giroux and Wayne Simmonds each scored two goals in the 2nd period, helping the Flyers take down the Panthers in a shootout, 6-5
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No Staaling In Minnesota, As Wild Corral The 'Yotes

Eric Staal and Mikael Granlund each scored while Devan Dubnyk made 31 saves in the Wild's 2-1 win against the Coyotes in Minnesota
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Can't Touch This!! KP Hammers It Bar Down

Kyle Palmieri tees up a pass from Will Butcher and blasts it past Anton Khudobin for a power-play goal, his seventh goal in four games
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Holy Leaping Lundqvist Batman

Henrik Lundqvist kicks out a redirection and lunges to somehow keep out Matt Nieto's rebound chance with a tremendous blocker save in the 2nd
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Nurse Gives Hellebuyck An Ice Bath

Darnell Nurse splits two defenders with a head of steam, then rips a wrister into the twine to complete the Oilers' comeback win in overtime
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Empty Net Goals Are For............Hat Tricks

Tyler Johnson scores while shorthanded in the 1st, on a breakaway in the 2nd and on an empty net in the 3rd to complete the hat trick
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Boeser Buries The Biscuit For OT Win

Brock Boeser carries the puck to the circle, then rips a wrister that deflects off Casey DeSmith and in to seal the Canucks' overtime victory
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Bad News For The Brady Bunch

Brady Tkachuk will be out for a month for the Ottawa Senators because of a torn ligament in his leg.
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Canucks Sink Birds In Pittsburgh With 3rd Straight Win
Brock Boeser's OT winner gave the Canucks a 3-2 win over the Pens in Pittsburgh, bring their record to 4-2-0 on the season.
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Hutton Nets First Of the Year

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Hutton's first of the season ties the game 1-1 midway through the 1st. https://t.co/S3w4qomCPp”
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Jumbo Shark Sighting In San Jose

Joe Thornton said he is day to day and hopeful of returning to the San Jose Sharks lineup for their game against the Buffalo Sabres at SAP Center on Thursday, but coach Peter DeBoer said the 39-year-old center was doubtful to face Buffalo.
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Scheifele Says No McD's For Matthews

Auston Matthews is off to a historic start with the Toronto Maple Leafs, but he isn't better than Connor McDavid, Mark Scheifele told Sportsnet on Tuesday.
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Boudreau Bullish On Wild

Boudreau, Parise and Dubnyk talk about facing the Coyotes at Xcel Energy Center
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Stepan Up To The Mic. Derek Dishes On The Dial.

Ozark is a big hit in the Yotes dressing room these days. Stepan is back to find out which past and present TV shows are the most binge-worthy
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"Aha!" Moment For Hurricane Aho

Sebastian Aho, who posted seven points (3g, 4a) in three games last week, has been named the NHL's third star of the week.
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Lou Gets His Due

Roberto Luongo records his 1000th game versus the Boston Bruins on April 5th 2018
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Close, But No Swedish Cigars For Cardiff Tonight

“What an incredible game and a tremendous effort by the @cardiffdevils So happy for the fans that came to see world class hockey. Now we set out to get back to @championshockey for the third straight year.”
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Rangers To Honor Some True Heros Tonight

Hear from the Rangers on the importance of honoring our First Responders during a special night at The Garden on Oct. 16th
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Nate Rocks The Retro.....

“These are already selling at a brisk pace. Get your Nathan MacKinnon NHL ‘94, Sega, Super Nintendo shirt here: https://t.co/6UgXyCywVD”
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Caggiula Tweaking His Game

The 24-year-old forward is elevating his intensity in the Oilers lineup after adjusting to feedback and having his start to the season hindered by illness.
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Nilsson Gets The Nod Again Against Pens

Coach Green discusses his decision to start Nilsson for the third time in a row, the Gaudette call-up and Pouliot's improved play

THIS... is even better than driving a zamboni....!!

With the help of Tim Horton's, Sidney Crosby and Nathan MacKinnon gave Kenya's hockey community the surprise of a lifetime.
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Great Work By Graeme Townshend And Donovan Tait!

Two and a half months to go...!!

Ticket demand for the 2019 World Junior Hockey Championship — Dec. 26, 2018 to Jan. 5, 2019 in Vancouver and Victoria — has "exceeded expectations," says the tournament director.
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La Première Etoile! Habs Can't Ring The Bell On King Jack

Jack Campbell made 40 saves to record his first career shutout in the Kings' 3-0 victory against the Canadiens
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Motor City Misery.......TO's Budding Leafs Leaves Detroit In Need Of Repairs

Auston Matthews tallied his fourth multi-goal game of the season while John Tavares recorded four assists to lead the Maple Leafs to a 5-3 win
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'Hawks Get A Point, But Leave Minnesota Fargo From Satisfied

Ryan Suter tied the game late in the 3rd, then Jason Zucker scored the game-winner in overtime to complete the Wild's 4-3 comeback victory
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All That Glitters In Pittsburgh Isn't Golden

Phil Kessel recorded a natural hat trick in the 2nd period, leading the Penguins to a 4-2 home win against the Golden Knights
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Washington's Finest Can't Cast The Devils Out In Jersey

Keith Kinkaid stopped all 21 shots he faced while Kyle Palmieri scored two goals to lead the Devils to a 6-0 shutout victory
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Oh, Buffalo.........I Think I Hear A Discouraging Word.

Nathan MacKinnon found the back of the net twice and Mikko Rantanen recorded three assists to lead the Avalanche to a 6-1 victory
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Such Class And Grace On A Decision Many Athletes Would Rage About. Wow

Four of the greatest players in NHL history are among those who are about to have their names forever removed from the Stanley Cup. And Ted Lindsay, Glenn Hall, Alex Delvecchio and Bobby Hull and are entirely fine with that, honored to have been on the trophy for more than a half-century, carrying with them indelible memories of their teams and titles and happy to make room for future champions.
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Not To Be Outdone.........The 'Tendies Say No.

The top ten saves of the week including flashy glove saves by Mike Smith and Frederik Andersen, and a sprawling pad stop by Braden Holtby
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Such Great Work By Ee Laine Chee! #GameBuilder

Ee Laine Chee's vision of the future is as clear as the beaches and eclectic mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European cultural influences in her homeland of Malaysia.
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Congratulations To Winnipeg Native Duncan Keith, On His 1,000th NHL Game

It's tough to make Duncan Keith slow down. Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville is asked if he thinks about scaling back the minutes played by the 35-year-old defenseman. But telling Keith to do that and getting Keith to do that are two different things.
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Pretty Cool : )

The Tkachuk family photo albums are filled with memories of their multi-generation association with the NHL and how dad Keith's career opened the door to a world that helped teach his two sons how to conduct themselves, not mention how to play the game.
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Plan The Parade??

Elias Pettersson and Brock Boeser struck 70 seconds apart in the 3rd before a pair of empty-net goals sealed the Canucks' 4-1 win in Tampa Bay
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"First Of The Year" Compilation For NHL Teams.

Take a moment to check out each club's first goal of the 2018-19 season as the quest for the Stanley Cup is off to a high-scoring start
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Ovi Makes History Again.

Alex Ovechkin scores his 610th and 611th career goals to pass Bobby Hull and move into 17th place on the NHL's all-time list
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MacMoney.......

Nathan MacKinnon speeds in on a breakaway and snaps one bar down on the glove side of Carter Hutton for his second goal of the game
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That's Up There With The Peanut Butter And The Secrets........!!

Ryan Johansen roofs a perfect backhander past Connor Hellebuyck to extend the Predators' lead to 3-0 in the 3rd period
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Rangers Jump The Shark! But In A Good Way.........Not A Fonzie Way.

Brady Skjei patiently carries the puck into the offensive zone and roofs a shot from a sharp angle to give the Rangers an overtime victory

Quality....

Ryan Dzingel's kind gesture has had a tremendous impact on a family facing unthinkable hardship.

(but not Harry Cameron!!)

Morgan Rielly's first five games of the season have been more productive than any of Bobby Orr's.
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Sick Moves From David Pastrnak
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It's Tough To Win When Your Backside Is Missing.

Jonathan Marchessault talks about the adversity the team is facing with the lack of defense on the team
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On This Day In Hockey History.

“The Anaheim Mighty Ducks claimed Mike Brown off of waivers from the Vancouver Canucks 10.11.02 #HFH
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A Fitting Honour For The Sedins.

Owner Francesco Aquilini revealed Thursday during an interview on Sportsnet 650, the Canucks will retire No. 22 and No. 33 next year during Vancouver's 50th anniversary season.
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NHL Top 16 Teams

One shootout win was enough to convince the voters to keep the Tampa Bay Lightning as the top team in NHL.com's Super 16.The Lightning, who beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 in a shootout in their season debut Saturday and haven't played since, retained their spot as the No. 1 team with all 13 voting staff members including them somewhere in the top five of their respective rankings. Tampa Bay was No. 1 in the preseason Super 16 that came out Oct. 3.
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The Real Stories Of The Stanley Cup.
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If You Think You Might Need Help

“If you’re struggling, don’t wait for something bad to happen.
Don’t wait for a wake-up call.
Talk to somebody.
It’s not as scary as you think.
There is hope.
There is light.
Just talk to somebody.
Because fighting alone is the worst way to fight.
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#WorldMentalHealthDay https://t.co/Pe9BBu6vpQ”
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Another One........Tkachuk's First NHL Goal!

Brady Tkachuk redirects the puck with his skate on a power play, giving the Senators a 1-0 lead with the first goal of his career
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W.M.H.D. Kevin Stevens’s Battle with Addiction
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It's WMHD Today, And An Appropriate Time To Reflect. The Rick Rypien Story.

We are forging a new, province-wide culture of care through the development of a network of centres and e-health services.
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Wednesday Night Hockey: 5 Storylines

The Washington Capitals and Vegas Golden Knights will play for the first time since the 2018 Stanley Cup Final when they face off at Capital One Arena in this edition of Wednesday Night Hockey (8 p.m. ET; NBCSN).
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They've Got The Sickness.......Best Shootout Goals Ever
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Gambling Aside, Another Great Bit Of NHL Information From Adrian Dater

More than one NHL veteran told me, back in the 1990s when I first started covering the league, that the good teams, essentially, didn’t really start to play hard until after Christmas.

Getting closer...?

The ownership group looking to bring an expansion NHL team to Seattle unveiled plans Monday for a $70 million training facility in the northern part of the city.
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Awesome!!

Watch as Justin Williams and the Carolina Hurricanes salute their fans and skate into the board after beating the New York Rangers. -------------------------...
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Great interview between John Scott and Stu Grimson!

We've got a good one this week! We're back at the Chicago Blackhawks Convention this week with the NHL Legend , Stu Grimson. It was a great time catching up ...
B.C. hockey player dies after ramming boards during rec. league game
VANCOUVER—A young British Columbia hockey player who died after slamming into the boards during a game in Metro Vancouver is being remembered by a teammate as a “gentle giant,” and “one of the best players out there.” Noah Trulsen, 22, was playing with the Bolts in an adult recreational league in Langley on Oct. 3 when team member Gerry Leiper said his friend may have caught an edge while rushing to the bench for a line change. Leiper said he saw Trulsen’s forehead hit the top of the boards and his face shield came down on the bridge of his nose, sending him sprawling to the ice. The referee and the team’s goalie rushed to help, administering multiple rounds of CPR after Trulsen lost consciousness, he said. “I can’t re…
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New York Islanders on Twitter

“2️⃣ days.

Al Arbour and Bill Torrey are the 2️⃣ #Isles personnel who have been voted into the Hockey Hall of Fame for their tremendous work as franchise builders.”
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Ansar Khan on Twitter

“Henrik Zetterberg’s career is over due to his back condition, GM Ken Holland announced today. #RedWings
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Senators had to trade Erik Karlsson because he's too good

Erik Karlsson had to go.He was too good for the Ottawa Senators.At least for an Ottawa Senators team owned by Eugene Melnyk.A different person calling the shots might have taken a different approac…
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Canadiens Montréal on Twitter

“The Canadiens have acquired forwards Tomas Tatar and Nick Suzuki, and a 2nd round pick in 2019 from the Vegas Golden Knights (Columbus’ pick previously acquired by Vegas), in return for Max Pacioretty.”