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Canadiens' put on their rally caps to win third straight

Alex Chiasson scored the go-ahead goal in the third period to give the Edmonton Oilers a 4-2 comeback victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night, extending their win streak to three games.
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The Canucks were looking for a bounce-back game, but just ended up getting bounced

Considering the game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Vancouver Canucks were even more disappointing on Thursday, as the Florida Panthers scored on their first two shots and coasted to a 5-2 victory.
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Lone Ranger racks up the points in a battle of cross-border rivals

Tony DeAngelo recorded his first career hat trick and added two assists as the New York Rangers beat the New Jersey Devils 6-3 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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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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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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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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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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Congratulations to a very deserving Jacob Markstrom! That's two down, one to go... #QuinnTheVote

Vancouver Canucks goaltender Jacob Markstrom will replace Marc-Andre Fleury at the 2020 NHL All-Star Game.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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It's a waiting game for Rangers' Kreider

Contenders are enquiring about the availability of New York Rangers winger Chris Kreider.
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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.
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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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Lindsey Vonn bucks tradition and proposes to hockey star P.K. Subban

Former ski race Lindsey Vonn pops the question to P.K. Subban on couple's two-year anniversary.
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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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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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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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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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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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Consistent Leivo out long-term after non-call hit from behind

Canucks forward Josh Leivo will miss two to three months with a fractured kneecap.
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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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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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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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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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Lindblom out for the season after cancer diagnosis

Philadelphia Flyers forward Oskar Lindblom has been diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma, a form of cancer.