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Bruins complete comeback and take 2 points from the Jets

David Pastrnak had a hat trick to extend his point streak to 12 games and Jake DeBrusk added two goals, including the go-ahead score in the third period, to help the Boston Bruins hold off the Winnipeg Jets 5-4 on Thursday night.
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Philly happy to be back in the comforts of home

Kevin Hayes scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period short-handed to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.
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30 - something Matthews leads the Leafs to victory

Blake Wheeler scored the winner in the shootout as the Winnipeg Jets edged the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 on Wednesday, overshadowing a milestone performance by Auston Matthews.
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If only the Wings could play Montreal every night.....

Filip Zadina scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:52 left in the third period, sending the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night.
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Lindholm hits two career milestones in a 2 - 1 win over the 'Hawks

Elias Lindholm scored twice to reach 300 points in his 500th NHL game, and the Calgary Flames beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 on Tuesday night for their third straight win.
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Caps dominate the Sens in a 6 -1 win

T.J. Oshie and Alex Ovechkin each scored two goals as the Washington Capitals beat the Ottawa Senators 6-1 on Tuesday night.
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Canucks' struck by Lightning in the first of 5 on the road

Carter Verhaeghe had his first career hat trick and Tampa Bay scored three times in less than a minute to finish a six-goal second period that propelled the Lightning to their season-best eighth straight win, a 9-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night.
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Unsung heroes help Canada win gold over Russia at world juniors

In the gold medal game of the 2020 world junior championship, it was the unsung heroes who won it for Canada in a 4-3 victory Sunday over Russia.
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A Golden day for Canada at the World Juniors

Akil Thomas scored with 3:58 left in the third period to cap a furious comeback and secure a 4-3 victory for the Canada's 18th title at the annual under-20 tournament.
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Canada Goose. 5 - 0 shutout win earns Team Canada a chance for gold

Before people had a chance to sit down Ostravar Arena, the Canadians unleashed an offensive attack on Finland. It led to a semifinal win and a date against Russia in the gold medal game on Sunday.
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Johnny hockey gets it done for the Flames

Johnny Gaudreau opened scoring and then set up the winner midway through the second as the Calgary Flames snapped a five-game losing skid at home with a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers.
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Lucky number seven nets the Canucks their sixth straight

Adam Gaudette scored at 15:49 of the third period as the Vancouver Canucks battled back from a two-goal deficit to defeat the Chicago Blackhawks 7-5 Thursday night and extend their win streak to six games.
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Buffalo soldier

The Calgary Flames have traded forward Michael Frolik to the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for a fourth-round draft pick.
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Crow is back in the 'Hawks nest after a month-long time out

After returning from a month-long suspension, Chicago Blackhawks assistant coach Marc Crawford is hoping that it will spurn positive changes in his coaching.
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It's Canada vs Finland, and Sweden vs Russia in the Saturday semis

Lafreniere scored and added an assist in his return from injury as part of a resounding 6-1 victory over Slovakia in the quarterfinals on Thursday.
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Ironman Gallagher is out indefinitely after being hit by a Hurricane

Brendan Gallagher's ironman streak in the NHL appears to be coming to a close as the winger was place on injured reserve with an upper-body injury by the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday.
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It's a fine, fine day for a reunion

Alexis Lafreniere proved Thursday he was more than healthy and effective for Canada in its quarterfinal win over Slovakia at the world juniors.
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Everybody ropes, everybody rides......

From a controversial hit from the side to a pyrotechnic rally from behind, the 2020 Winter Classic will leave a lasting impression.
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Buck up Torts......

Columbus Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella has been fined $20,000 for comments he made after his team's 3-2 shootout loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.
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Long walk of shame for Perry at the Heritage Classic doesn't end there

Dallas Stars forward Corey Perry will have a hearing on Friday for elbowing Nashville Predators defenceman Ryan Ellis, the NHL Department of Player Safety announced.
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Canada gets a Happy New Year present with the return of Lafreniere

Alexis Lafreniere is expected to make his return from a left knee injury for Canada when it faces Slovakia in their quarterfinal matchup on Thursday, according to NHL.com's Guillaume Lepage.
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The All-Star rosters for the 4 Divisions have been annouced. Elias Pettersson to represent the Canucks in St. Louis

The host Blues will have three players at NHL All-Star Weekend while St. Louis native Matthew Tkachuk of the Calgary Flames will make his first All-Star appearance.
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Swedish machine still rolling at World Juniors

Sweden extended its win streak to 51 games in the preliminary round with a convincing victory over Kazakhstan.
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Canada gets back on track and Hofer gets his first win against Germany

Joel Hofer won his first-ever international start at any level, and Canada beat Germany 4-1 at the world junior hockey championship on Monday.
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Canucks beat Calgary and take over 2nd in the Pacific

Tyler Myers scored twice and added an assist -- all of the damage inflicted in the first period -- as the Vancouver Canucks built up an early 3-0 lead and cruised to a 5-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Sunday night.
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Rangers seal the deal despite last minute heroics from the Leafs

Tony DeAngelo scored in overtime as the New York Rangers beat the Maple Leafs 5-4 on Saturday, snapping Toronto's win streak at six games.
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Markstrom continues to shine for the Canucks with a career high 49 saves in win over the Kings

Elias Pettersson scored his fourth game-winning goal of the season and Jacob Markstrom made 49 saves as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Saturday night at Rogers Arena.
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Canadiens squander an early lead and succumb to multiple Lightning strikes

Alex Killorn scored twice, Victor Hedman had four assists and the Tampa Bay Lightning rallied past the Montreal Canadiens 5-4 Saturday night.

Canada-U.S. at world juniors is also a sneak peek at CHL-NCAA war

A victory is the best recruiting tool ever in the constant talent tug-of-war between the Canadian Hockey League and the NCAA ranks.
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Rittich made 26 saves and picked up an assist as Calgary downed the Stars

Matthew Tkachuk, Sean Monahan and Mikael Backlund scored power-play goals and the Calgary Flames beat the Dallas Stars 5-1 on Sunday night.
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The Leaders of the packs.....

Connor McDavid, Nathan MacKinnon, Alex Ovechkin, and David Pastrnak have been named as captains for the 2020 NHL All-Star Game.
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Thornton's goal drought extends to 43 games as the Sharks lose to Vegas

Shea Theodore scored the tiebreaking goal with 11:55 remaining in the third period and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the struggling San Jose Sharks 3-1 on Sunday night for their ninth win in 13 games.
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Hall gets his first as Arizona tops the Wings

Clayton Keller had two goals and an assist to lead the Arizona Coyotes past the Detroit Red Wings 5-2 on Sunday night.
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Canucks top the Pens in a game with some bizzare twists

First-period power-play goals by Jake Virtanen and J.T. Miller sparked the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday at Rogers Arena.
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Wheeler dealer. Blake Wheeler passes Ilya Kovalchuk as the Jets all-time scoring leader

Blake Wheeler had a goal and assist to become the all-time leading scorer in franchise history, Connor Hellebuyck made 31 saves for his third shutout of the season, and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Minnesota Wild 6-0 on Saturday.
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Close but no cigar for the Sens

Sean Couturier scored the shootout winner as the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Ottawa Senators 5-4 Saturday night.
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You always remember your first......

Michael Hutchinson made 29 saves as Toronto beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Saturday for its fourth win in a row, and first of the season with a back-up goaltender in net.
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Clutterbuck surgery is successful after taking a nasty skate cut to the wrist versus the Bruins

Clutterbuck sustained a wrist injury during Thursday's game against the Boston Bruins, when he hit Patrice Bergeron in the neutral zone. Bergeron lost his balance and his left skate blade went skyward, cutting Clutterbuck just below his glove.
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Player #87, Sidney Crosby, gives 87 sets of new hockey gear to young N.S. players | CBC News

One of hockey's greats is giving his jersey number's worth in new sets of equipment to programs for young players in his home province who don't have easy access to the game.
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Take the money and run.....

The Los Angeles Kings have placed veteran forward Ilya Kovalchuk on unconditional waivers for the purpose of terminating his contract, the team announced on Monday.
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Hawks' Crawford still on ice until the New Year

Marc Crawford will remain suspended from team activities with the Chicago Blackhawks until the new year after an internal review over allegations of misconduct from the assistant coach's previous coaching positions.
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Taylor made trade to the desert

The New Jersey Devils have traded star Taylor Hall and Blake Speers to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for a 2020 conditional first-round draft pick, a conditional 2021 third-rounder, along with forward prospects Nate Schnarr, Nick Merkley and defenceman Kevin Bahl.
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Doughty shares his opinion on a game without accountability

The NHL has taken several measures in an effort to reduce fighting around the league, but Drew Doughty doesn't want to see it eliminated from the game altogether.
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OHL gives IceDogs some time to recover as a group

The Niagara IceDogs announced that the team's upcoming games Saturday and Sunday have been postponed as the club recovers from what transpired during their game Thursday.
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There's more to be said from Aliu and his peers

With the NHL moving in the right direction regarding inclusiveness in hockey, Akim Aliu says he'll continue fighting the good fight to ensure that the sport embraces everyone.
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MacKinnon and Avs continue to roll beating Devils sans Hall

Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and an assist to reach 50 points this season and lead the Colorado Avalanche over the struggling New Jersey Devils 3-1 in Friday night.
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Where there's smoke......

New Jersey Devils forward Taylor Hall was held out of the team’s game against the Colorado Avalanche on Friday for "precautionary reasons".
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Lindblom out for the season after cancer diagnosis

Philadelphia Flyers forward Oskar Lindblom has been diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma, a form of cancer.
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Just not their knight. Dallas loses to Vegas in O.T.

Max Pacioretty scored on a backhander 51 seconds into overtime and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Friday night.
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Satistics are for losers......unless they're really good stats!

Nathan MacKinnon in third in NHL scoring and kept dominating the league even after his two linemates went down to injury. He can take over games with the best of them, but where does he really fit in the "world's best player" debate? Andrew Berkshire compares MacKinnon to Connor McDavid.
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Markstrom calls the cops while Pettersson stickhandles in a phone both

Elias Pettersson scored 40 seconds into overtime to collect his 100th NHL point and give the Vancouver Canucks a 1-0 win over the Carolina Hurricanes Thursday night.
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Gaudreau executes the Leafs with a quick double tap

Johnny Gaudreau had his first two-goal game of the season as the Calgary Flames scored three times in the opening three minutes of the third period for a 4-2 comeback victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
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Seattle G.M. Francis discusses Peters' abuse incident while with the Hurricanes

Former Carolina Hurricanes GM Ron Francis spoke for the first time about the physical abuse allegations against Bill Peters when he served as head coach of the team.
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The best of the best match up in Washington

T.J. Oshie scored twice in under four minutes and John Carlson got the go-ahead goal to extend the Washington Capitals' longstanding domination of the Boston Bruins with a 3-2 victory Wednesday night in a showdown between the NHL's two best teams.
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Another NHL Coach is gone, but this one only got fired

The San Jose Sharks have parted ways with head coach Peter DeBoer, according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman.
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Primo Primeau. Habs' rookie beats the Sens en route to his first NHL victory

Ben Chiarot scored the overtime winner and Cayden Primeau made 35 saves for his first NHL victory as the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Wednesday.
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Shanahan goes on the record with his thoughts about the Mike Babcock situation

It says something that three weeks after removing Mike Babcock as head coach of the Leafs, and after hearing a couple former teammates speak out about how they were treated by him, Brendan Shanahan didn’t add his voice to the dissenters.
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Oilers get a caning in the third from surging Hurricanes

Sebastian Aho had a pair of goals as the Carolina Hurricanes blew past the Edmonton Oilers with a 6-3 victory on Tuesday.
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All good things must come to an end

Tomas Tatar's 10th goal of the season ended Tristan Jarry's franchise-record shutout streak and sparked the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night.
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Flames showing new life after dramatic coaching change

Sean Monahan scored for the fourth straight game, Cam Talbot stopped 46 shots and the Calgary Flames extended their winning streak to six straight games under interim coach Geoff Ward with a 5-2 win over the listless Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night.
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Red Wings' misery continues with another loss to the Jets

The Winnipeg Jets scored three goals in a two-minute span during the second period to propel them to a 5-1 victory against Detroit on Tuesday -- extending the Red Wings' losing streak to 12 games.
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Leafs come out on top in the battle of East vs West

VANCOUVER -- John Tavares scored two goals and added an assist at the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 Tuesday night. Auston Matthews
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Prince George "fisherman" is one of the best agents in the game

Kevin Epp grew up in Prince Rupert and played college hockey in Alaska. Today he’s an NHL agent representing some of the best in the world.
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What about Bob? Sergei wins his second in a row for Florida

Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 30 shots to win for the second straight night as the Florida Panthers beat the San Jose Sharks 5-1 Sunday.
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Lehner was outstanding but Hawks fall to Coyotes in the shootout

Conor Garland and Nick Schmaltz scored in the shootout against Robin Lehner, and the Arizona Coyotes rallied from two goals down to to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 on Sunday night.
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A knight to forget for Vegas as the Rangers run the table

Alexandar Georgiev stopped 38 shots for his second shutout of the season and the New York Rangers beat the Vegas Golden Knights 5-0 on Sunday night.
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Three in a row as the Jets cook the Ducks

Mark Scheifele scored twice as the Winnipeg Jets won their third straight home game with a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday.

Two outa' three ain't bad for the Habs

Nate Thompson scored with less than two minutes left in the third period and the Montreal Canadiens beat the New York Rangers 2-1 on Friday night for their second victory in the last eleven games

Jarry and the Pens blank Kessel in his first game back in Pittsburgh

Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry wasn't so hospitable, turning aside all 33 shots he faced, including three from Kessel, to lift Pittsburgh to a 2-0 victory.

Dach takes the 5th in Newark

Kirby Dach scored in the fifth round of the shootout to lift the Chicago Blackhawks over the New Jersey Devils 2-1 Friday night.
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Demko is a solid piece of Vancouver's fast-maturing core.

So far this season, we've seen a dozen rookie netminders start in net at least once for their respective clubs, with a handful of interesting cases.
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Stars best in the West at home.

Joe Pavelski scored on the power play 2:02 into overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Thursday night.
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Merry Christmas Milan. Lucic gets his first of the year for the Flames

Milan Lucic scored his first goal with Calgary, and it turned into the winner as the Flames held on to beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 on Thursday.
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Sopel issues a statement on his Crawford statements

Former NHLer Brent Sopel released a statement on Thursday in an effort to clarify a story he told on an episode of the Spittin' Chiclets podcast last year.
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Landeskog and Avs continue Montreal's misery

Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog scored in his return from injury as Colorado beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 Thursday night.
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Sad day for the Pavelich family, as judge orders former Miracle member committed

A Minnesota judge on Wednesday ordered that a former member of the "Miracle on Ice" U.S. Olympic hockey team should be committed to a secure treatment facility, saying the hockey star is mentally ill and dangerous.
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Kadri has a happy homecoming as the Avs top the Leafs in Toronto

Valeri Nichushkin scored a short-handed goal in the third period as the Colorado Avalanche defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Wednesday.
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Sens bounce back from loss in Vancouver with a big win in Edmonton

Tyler Ennis had a goal and two assists as the Ottawa Senators defeated the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Wednesday.
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From the outhouse to the penthouse. Burrows worked his way to the top.....and stayed there.

There were a thousand things Alex Burrows had to learn to make his unimaginable journey from an ECHL tryout to the NHL. As he gets set to go into the Vancouver Canucks’ Ring of Honour, past teammates and coaches speak to his incredible journey.
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Vancouver has a big game on big night

Forward Antoine Roussel scored in his first game back after being sidelined for eight months with an injury as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Ottawa Senators 5-2 Tuesday night.
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Philly keep their winning ways going with another win over the Leafs

Claude Giroux scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period and the Philadelphia Flyers had three goals in the final 2:06 to get their fifth straight win, 6-1 over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night.
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Jets top the Stars with Laine at the helm

Kyle Connor had a goal and two assists as the Winnipeg Jets handed the Dallas Stars their fourth straight loss with a 5-1 victory on Tuesday.
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Habs get a much needed win versus the Isles.

The Montreal Canadiens snapped an eight-game winless streak with a convincing 4-2 victory over the New York Islanders Tuesday night.
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The times they are a changin'....

Who you employ and how they behave has never been more relevant. The level of scrutiny has gone up considerably over a handful of days, which should in theory create a healthier and more nurturing atmosphere across the sport, but also comes with some uncomfortable conversations (and revelations) about where we’ve been.
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Eberle finally tickles the twine as the Islanders continue to shine

Jordan Eberle scored two goals and Semyon Varlamov made 30 saves to lift the New York Islanders over Detroit 4-1 on Monday night, extending the Red Wings' winless streak to 10 games.
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And the hits just keep on comin'.....

Former Detroit Red Wings defenceman Chris Chelios shed some light on his experiences playing under Mike Babcock during an appearance on a recent episode of the Spittin' Chiclets podcast.
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Well we're winning here in AllenTown.....

Jake Allen made 38 saves, Brayden Schenn scored his team-leading 14th goal and the St. Louis Blues beat the short-handed Chicago Blackhawks 4-0 on Monday night for their fourth consecutive victory.
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They say it's your Birthday.......

Jack Eichel had a goal and two assists, and the Buffalo Sabres used a five-goal first period to beat the New Jersey Devils 7-1 Monday night.
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PeKing Ducks. First battle of the Cali rivals goes to Anaheim

Derek Grant scored two goals, Ryan Miller made 34 saves and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 Monday night in the first Freeway Faceoff rivalry game of the season.
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Talk may be cheap in trades, but Hall isn't

As the New Jersey Devils' season continues to unravel, Taylor Hall's future is becoming a more prominent storyline in The Garden State.
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Canucks end their road trip with a very solid effort in Alberta

Tanner Pearson recorded two goals and two assists in the Vancouver Canucks' 5-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night at Rogers Place.
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At least it's a step in the right direction for the Habs even if they stumbled at the end

The Canadiens' losing streak hit seven on Saturday, but it’s important for them to focus on what they did well in this game, because if they build on those things, they have a chance of digging their way out of this. And they have to dig themselves out of this immediately.
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Francis and Karmanos have differring stories about Peters' Carolina incidents

Former Carolina Hurricanes general manager Ron Francis has released a statement about "physical incidents" involving Bill Peters and players on the Hurricanes.
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Ward off to a hot start with the Flames

Elias Lindholm scored the game-winner late in the third period, then added an empty netter, to lead the Calgary Flames to 3-1 victory on Saturday night over the Ottawa Senators.
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Akim Aliu hires law firm that represents former NFLer Colin Kaepernick

Former NHLer Akim Aliu will be represented by the same law firm that represents former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman reported Saturday.
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J.T. gives T.O. it's 3rd win in their last 4 games under Keefe

John Tavares scored his 10th goal of the season at 1:45 of overtime and picked up his 400th NHL assist as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 at Scotiabank Arena on Saturday.
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Flames manufacture a positive moment in the midst of a very tough day for Calgary

Elias Lindholm scored on a wraparound 1:17 into overtime to lead the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night.
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The wheels are coming off in MotorCity

Andreas Johnsson had two goals and an assist, and the Toronto Maple Leafs routed the skidding Detroit Red Wings 6-0 on Wednesday night for their third straight win under new coach Sheldon Keefe.
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Bruins continue their dominance over the Sens

Zdeno Chara scored the go-ahead goal in the third period as the Boston Bruins beat the Ottawa Senators 2-1 Wednesday night.
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Canucks lose at crazy 8's in Pittsburgh

Kris Letang capped a wild comeback, scoring the deciding goal with 3:06 to play, and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied with six goals in the third period to beat the Vancouver Canucks 8-6 on Wednesday night.
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Peters out as coach of the Calgary Flames

Bill Peters made his first public comments on the Akim Aliu racism allegations Wednesday night, expressing his regrets and taking responsibility for what he said.
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Out of the saddle. Things aren't smelling so good in Cowtown as the Peters allegations mount

The Calgary Flames have announced that head coach Bill Peters won't coach on Wednesday night in Buffalo after recent allegations made by former player Akim Aliu on social media.
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Canadiens searching for answers after giving up 14 golas in 2 games.

David Pastrnak scored his second hat trick of the season to give the conference-leading Boston Bruins an 8-1 beatdown over the Montreal Canadiens Tuesday night.
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Markstrom creates a great family memory in the wake of tragedy

The Washington Capitals honoured people suffering from cancer before their game against the Vancouver Canucks. But every day for the rest of his life could be Hockey Fights Cancer Day for Jacob Markstrom.
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Canadiens make costly mistakes in a huge loss to the Rangers

Jacob Trouba scored the go-ahead goal in the third period as the New York Rangers overcame a four-goal deficit to stun the Montreal Canadiens 6-5 on Saturday night.
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Barrie and the Leafs beat Kadri and the Avs

Tyson Barrie had a goal and an assist in his return to Colorado, leading the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 5-3 victory over the Avalanche on Saturday night.
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Dynamic duo do it again to lead the Oilers over the Knights

Connor McDavid scored two goals, Leon Draisaitl had three assists, and the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 4-2 on Saturday.
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McDavid banks points despite loss to Kings

Tyler Toffoli had two goals and an assist to lead the Los Angeles Kings to a 5-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.
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Dunn, Dunn, Done......

Jordan Binnington stopped 40 shots for his sixth career shutout and Oskar Sundqvist scored twice to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 5-0 win over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night.
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Five and a shorty give the 'Nucks a much needed win in Smashville

Bo Horvat scored one of Vancouver's five power-play goals, and the Canucks beat the Nashville Predators 6-3 on Thursday night to stop a three-game slide.
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Stars' continue to shine bright n Dallas

Jamie Benn backhanded a tiebreaking goal with 4:21 left and the rolling Dallas Stars beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 Thursday night after blowing a three-goal lead.
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First time's a charm for Keefe and the Leafs

Tyson Barrie scored his first goal of the season and Pierre Engvall got the first of his career to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night.
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Want to buy a piece of hockey history? Pond where sport began up for sale | CBC News

The pond where many believe Canada's favourite sport was born is up for sale. Long Pond is on the market for $1.38 million, a deal that includes roughly 6 surrounding hectares — not to mention the bragging rights that come with being the "cradle of hockey."
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Habs honour Carbonneau for his Hall of Fame career

Last year, Danault received the seventh-most votes for the Selke — a sign more and more people are starting to recognize what makes him such a vital player to Montreal. In Wednesday’s game, most of the signs were there.
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King Henrik stops the bleeding in New York

Artemi Panarin scored twice, Henrik Lundqvist stopped 30 shots, and the New York Rangers beat the short-handed Washington Capitals 4-1 Wednesday night.
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Lucky #13 for rookie Pageau as Sens top the Habs

Brady Tkachuk scored 38 seconds into overtime to give the visiting Ottawa Senators a 2-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens Wednesday night in the second game of a back-to-back for both teams.
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Turning over a new Leaf in Toronto

The Toronto Maple Leafs have fired head coach Mike Babcock and replaced him with Sheldon Keefe.
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Star struck. Canucks get crushed in the Big D

There was nothing redeeming about this game for the Canucks, who had comforted themselves early in the slump with how well they were still playing while losing. In Tuesday's 6-1 loss to St. Louis, they lost while looking awful at the start and awful at the end.
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Hellebuyck and the Jets are lovin' life on the road

Patrik Laine and Nikolaj Ehlers scored, Connor Hellebuyck made 38 saves and the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Nashville Predators 2-1 on Tuesday night.
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McDavid ends Sharks six game feeding frenzy

Connor McDavid had a goal and two assists for his third straight game with at least three points, Leon Draisaitl extended his point streak to 13 games and the Edmonton Oilers snapped the San Jose Sharks' six-game winning streak with a 5-2 victory Tuesday night.
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Fleury comes up golden as the Leafs struggle for points

Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves for his 450th win, including a diving stop late in the game, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Tuesday night.
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Much of the same from Ron MacLean. He goes one direction, Don goes another. You decide.....

Ron MacLean addresses the end of Coach's Corner and Don Cherry stepping down from his role with Hockey Night in Canada.
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Canucks come back late and grab a much needed point against the surging Avalanche

Nathan MacKinnon scored his second goal of the game 27 seconds into overtime as the Colorado Avalanche defeated the Vancouver Canucks 5-4 Saturday night.
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Buffalo ride Eichel and his 4 point night to a big win over Sens

Jack Eichel scored four goals to lead the Buffalo Sabres to a 4-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night.
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Canadiens squander lead at home and fall 4-3 to Jersey

Kyle Palmieri scored in overtime as the New Jersey Devils completed the comeback to defeat the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 on Saturday night.
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Kuemper gives no quarter as he leads the 'Yotes over the Flames

Darcy Kuemper stopped 35 shots and slammed an opponent to the ice during a brawl in the second period, and the Arizona Coyotes beat the Calgary Flames 3-0 Saturday.
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Questions starting to sprout in Leaf-land after another dismal performance

Dominik Kahun had two goals and an assist on Saturday night as the Pittsburgh Penguins downed the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-1.
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Hayley Wickenheiser 'changed the game' on her way to Hockey Hall of Fame | CBC Sports

Hayley Wickenheiser will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday. Not bad for a girl who used to slink into the arena, hoping to go unnoticed, to play a game that belonged, at the time, to boys and men.
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Stars starting to shine after a dismal start to the season

Tyler Seguin scored a goal and added an assist as the Dallas Stars defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 Thursday night for their sixth win in seven games.
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Brodie recovering at home after frightening medical incident during practice

TJ Brodie, who collapsed and experienced an on-ice episode during the Calgary Flames' practice on Thursday, has been discharged from the hospital and is recovering at home, the team announced.
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Lightning sets team record after crushing Rangers 9-3

Steven Stamkos scored his 399th career goal and added two assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning routed the New York Rangers 9-3 on Thursday night.
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Laine and Brossoit lead Jets to big win over Panthers

Mark Scheifele scored late in the third period to lift the Winnipeg Jets over the Florida Panthers 4-3 on Thursday night.
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Colorado hit by a McDavid avalanche

Connor McDavid topped his career-best single-game points mark during with six during the first two periods of his club's win against the Avalanche Thursday night.
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Paralysed hockey player moves leg after surgery

Ryan Straschnitzki was injured in the deadly April 2018 Humboldt Broncos bus crash.
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End of an era. Don Cherry comments on his firing by Sportsnet

Hockey broadcaster Don Cherry has suggested that he was given an opportunity to stay with Sportsnet after making widely derided comments about immigrants and poppies.
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Avs' finish their home stand with a win, now head out for five on the road.

Cale Makar had two goals and Pavel Francouz stopped 39 shots to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night.
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Capital punishment. League's best continue to rack up the points with another win

Evgeny Kuznetsov scored his sixth goal of the season and unleashed his famous flapping bird celebration for the first time this season to help Washington beat the Vegas Golden Knights 5-2 Saturday night in a meeting of the 2018 Stanley Cup finalists.
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Two in four helps the Sens outpace the 'Canes

The Ottawa Senators scored three first-period goals and Anders Nilsson made 38 saves in a 4-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday.
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Second place Blues win their seventh in a row over the Flames

David Perron had two points including the overtime winner as the St. Louis Blues extended their winning streak to seven games on Saturday night with 3-2 victory over the Calgary Flames.
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Shea Paris!!

Defenceman Shea Weber scored two power-play goals as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Saturday.
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Pens end their losing streak against 'Hawks but lose Sid the Kid in the process

Pittsburgh Penguins star centre Sidney Crosby suffered a lower-body injury in the third period of the team's 3-2 shootout win against the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday and did not return.
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Leafs' lost both the game and Marner

Sean Couturier scored the winner in the shootout as the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Saturday night.
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2022 Olympics in Beijing mired in Red Tape from an NHL perspective

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman confirmed during Friday's pregame press conference in Sweden that he met with International Ice Hockey Federation president René Fasel, but said there is currently "no news to report" when it comes to the NHL's Olympic participation.
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Jets continue dominance over suddenly docile Canucks

Kyle Connor had a goal and an assist as the Winnipeg Jets handed the Vancouver Canucks their third straight loss with a 4-1 victory on Friday.
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Fabbri finds his wings in Detroit

Robby Fabbri scored twice in his first game with Detroit and the Red Wings beat the Boston Bruins 4-2 Friday night to snap a four-game skid.
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Trickle down effect helps Oilers to a well needed victory

Alex Chiasson had a goal and an assist and Mikko Koskinen made 26 saves for the shutout as the Edmonton Oilers snapped a two-game losing skid with a 4-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Friday.
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Home ice gives Sens the edge over struggling Kings

Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored in overtime as the Ottawa Senators defeated the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Thursday
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High flying Capitals beat the Panthers in O.T.

Tom Wilson scored two goals, including the overtime winner, and the Washington Capitals beat the Florida Panthers 5-4 on Thursday night for their fifth consecutive victory.
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Hanifin's three point night helps Flames top the Devils

Noah Hanifin had a goal and two assists on Thursday, and the Calgary Flames scored four times in the second period en route to a 5-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils.
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Canucks lose the game and Tanev in the Windy City

CHICAGO — The Vancouver Canucks came into Thursday’s meeting in the Windy City as one of the NHL’s hottest teams. The Chicago Blackhawks were one of the coldest.Still hard to wrap…
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Sharks' Kane told to ante up by the Cosmopolitan

A Las Vegas Strip casino is suing San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane, alleging he failed to repay a $500,000 gambling debt racked up during a playoff series in Las Vegas last April.
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Flyers pull off O.T. win despite stellar performance by Price

Sean Couturier flipped a shot from the slot that trickled past a surprised Carey Price just 55 seconds into overtime to give the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night.
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Avalanche get bad news despite 9 -4 win over Preds

Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and three assists in the Colorado Avalanche's win over the Nashville Predators before sitting out the third with an upper-body injury.
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Toronto scores late and early for a comeback win against then Knights

John Tavares scored at 2:33 of overtime as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 2-1 on Thursday night.
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3 on 0 down low gives the St. Louis a bizarre O.T. victory

Jaden Schwartz scored at 3:28 of overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 2-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday.
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Bruins winning streak comes to an end on overturned call

Defenceman Victor Mete scored twice in a 5-4 win as the Montreal Canadiens handed the division-leading Boston Bruins a rare defeat on Tuesday night.
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Flames burn red hot Dogs with overtime tally

Matthew Tkachuk scored the overtime winner for the Calgary Flames in a 4-3 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday.
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Matthews and Nylander pull a dirty thirty in the third

Auston Matthews and William Nylander scored 30 seconds apart in the third period as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Los Angels Kings 3-1 on Tuesday night.
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Red hot desert dogs top the Oilers in O.T.

Derek Stepan scored in overtime as the Arizona Coyotes came away with a 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday.
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Preds crush the slumping Red Wings 6-1 at home

Nick Bonino scored the first of Nashville's five second-period goals, and the Predators easily dispatched the Detroit Red Wings 6-1 on Monday night.
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Streaking Marchand tallies a handful of points in comeback win over Pens

Marchand's two goals — including the winner — and three assists helped Boston beat Pittsburgh, 6-4, at home on Monday night.
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If you can make it there.....

Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored twice and Anders Nilsson stopped 32 shots as the Ottawa Senators routed the New York Rangers 6-2 Monday night for their first road win of the season.
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Floundering Sharks can't beat tuned in Hellebuyck

Connor Hellebuyck made 51 saves to hold off a furious San Jose attack and Nikolaj Ehlers scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:24 left to send the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-2 victory over the slumping Sharks on Friday night.
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Canucks squander their opportunities and the Ducks' benefit from a rare Markstrom miscue

Ryan Getzlaf scored a breakaway goal 2:30 into overtime, and John Gibson made 39 saves in the Anaheim Ducks' 2-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Friday night.
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Old school stories from someone who's lived 'em/

Don Van Massenhoven enjoyed a lengthy career as a respected NHL official. Through it all, his hometown of Strathroy, Ont., served as the foundation for his success.
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Crosby vs McDavid : A tale of two phenoms

Whenever the Pittsburgh Penguins play the Edmonton Oilers, the game within the game is always going to be Sidney Crosby vs. Connor McDavid.