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The Real Stories Of The Stanley Cup.
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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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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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Real, successful, strong men ( and Women ) DO struggle with Mental Health issues just like you. So when you're looking "Up" at them, don't be looking "Down" at yourself......

Depression does not mean weakness. You, too, can reach out and get better. 22 male athletes talk about their experiences with depression.
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Another Stunning Piece Of Art By Taylor Kampa!

Taylor Kampa is back with another stunning Washington Capitals picture.
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They've Got The Sickness.......Best Shootout Goals Ever
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Very, Very Cool. Congratulations, And Well Deserved Michael Lu!

A quick interview with Michael Lu, this year's 21st Duck in Anaheim.
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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.

Projected 2020 first-overall pick Alexis Lafreniere scored a nasty top shelf between-the-legs goal - Article - BARDOWN

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.”

Canucks Honour Gino And Fred Sasakamoose In Pre-Game Ceremony

“Tonight we welcome #Canucks legend Gino Odjick, the first indigenous @NHL player Fred Sasakamoose, two distinguished Chiefs and a council member for a celebration of the First Nations. Don't forget puck drop is at 7:30!”
Happy 85th birthday to the legend Don Cherry!
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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.

*BREAKING NEWS* Wilson Eligible To Play Tonight Against Wild

The National Hockey League Players' Association and National Hockey League announced today that Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson's 20 game suspension for an illegal check to the head of St. Louis Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist has been reduced by Arbitrator Shyam Das to 14 games.
Staying In Control. 2019 NHL All-Star Puck Control Relay

Inspirational O'Ree To Be Honoured In Documentary

Willie O'Ree, who was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday, will be the subject of "Willie," a documentary chronicling the story and upbringing of the first black player in the NHL, according to Deadline.com.

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

The Boston Bruins swept the Carolina Hurricanes out of the Eastern Conference final Thursday night to reach their third Stanley Cup Final in nine years.
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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.

No Recount Needed In Miami. Panthers Officially Defeat Senators

Aleksander Barkov scored two of the five goals in the second period for the Florida Panthers in a 5-1 against the Ottawa Senators at BB&T Center on Sunday.

Multiple Lightning Strikes Burn The Oilers In Edmonton

Nikita Kucherov had a goal and four assists while Steven Stamkos and Tyler Johnson each scored twice as the Tampa Bay Lightning extended their point streak to 12 games with a 6-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday.

They're All Smiles Now.........

“With Dave Brown in Philly for fight night. A little more relaxed than 35 years ago”
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Predators sign Colton Sissons to seven-year, $20M deal

The Nashville Predators have signed centre Colton Sissons to a seven-year, $20-million contract, according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman.
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Goin' deep. Habs see 11 players record a point in a big win over the Blues

The depth of the Canadiens is the biggest reason they have a winning record through eight games, and it revealed itself once again on Saturday.

Larkin Shows Sixth Sense With OT Winner

Dylan Larkin scored with six seconds left in overtime to give the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 win against the New York Rangers at Little Caesars Arena on Friday.

Big Win For The Ducks As They Watch Miller Rewrite History

Pontus Aberg scored his second goal of the game with 5:05 remaining and the Anaheim Ducks rallied after trailing by four for a 6-5 win against the Washington Capitals at Capital One Arena on Sunday for their fourth straight win.
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Only Fitting - Chara's Always Been A Clinch Player

Patrice Bergeron, David Pastrnak, Brad Marchand and Zdeno Chara each had a goal and an assist help the Boston Bruins clinch a playoff berth with a 7-3 win over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night.

Good Old 86th Street. Rinne Continues His Incredible Playoff Exposition With Another Win

Mikael Granlund's third period goal held up as the winner as the Nashville Predators beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 in Game 3 of their first-round series.

Logan's Run. Sharks win Game 3 on the strength of Couture's hatty.

Logan Couture got his first Stanley Cup Playoff hat trick for the San Jose Sharks in a 4-2 win against the Colorado Avlaanche in Game 3 of the Western Conference Second Round at Pepsi Center on Tuesday.
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You win some, you lose some. Strange days in Vegas

The Vegas Golden Knights have fired head coach Gerard Gallant and named Peter DeBoer as his replacement, the team announced on Wednesday.
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Toronto started their All-Star break a day early

Jonathan Toews scored twice to go along with two assists, Patrick Kane set up one to reach 999 career points, and the Chicago Blackhawks downed the listless Toronto Maple Leafs 6-2 on Saturday.
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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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Too Much Protection?

The NHL is trying to address concerns from goaltenders who have complaints about their new chest protectors.

Time For A Break. Ex-Sabre Berglund Rethinking Life

Patrik Berglund said he lost the desire to play hockey and believes he made the right decision to step away from the Buffalo Sabres.

A Heros' Welcome. Disabled Veterans Get A Special Salute In Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA -- When 20 players from Philadelphia's USA Hockey's Warrior Hockey program arrived at Wells Fargo Center on Thursday, they thought it was for a luncheon.

Nashville Ain't Got No Cure For The Berube Blues

Jordan Binnington made 19 saves for the St. Louis Blues in a 2-0 win against the Nashville Predators at Enterprise Center on Tuesday.

Conn Smythe Power Rankings: It's Tuukka Rask's trophy to lose

Tuukka Rask of the Boston Bruins and Jordan Binnington of the St. Louis Blues both have the capability of stealing games.
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Prince Albert Raiders claim first WHL Championship in 34 years
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Nothing Can Stop Elias Pettersson Right Now

The hottest teen in the NHL is currently playing for the Vancouver Canucks, and his name is Elias Pettersson. The 19-year-old undersized center out of Sweden is absolutely crushing it at the start of his rookie year in the NHL, and tonight against the Red Wings, he opened the scoring with a murderous slap shot past Jimmy Howard. In his 10th career NHL game, it was his 10th career goal.
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Jeanneret 'doing well' after being hospitalized

The Buffalo Sabres say Rick Jeanneret is resting and doing well a day after the team's Hall of Fame broadcaster was taken out of the press box on a stretcher.
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THIS....is the passion to WIN. and nothing less.

Russian captain Klim Kostin tossed his helmet, avoided a photo and yelled profanities toward the crowd after losing to the U.S. in the semis at the world juniors on Friday.
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2 BCHLers make World U-17 rosters

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Forward Alexis Lafreniere checking all the boxes to be future NHL star

Serge Beausoleil might be the head coach of the Rimouski Oceanic, but even he can feel like a student when forward Alexis Lafreniere hits the ice. "Sometimes I have to shut my mouth, I don't want to put him in a box," Beausoleil said. Lafreniere didn't take long to turn heads as a
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Brady Keeper's big night (Tired of the monotonous hockey season?? Disillusioned with the game?? READ/WATCH this!!)

Brady Keeper, the first person of the Pimicikamak Cree Nation to make it to the NHL, makes his debut with his family in attendance
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Canadian women's hockey steamrolling in S'toon!

Melodie Daoust scored a pair of goals in Canada's 6-1 win over Sweden at the Four Nations Cup women's hockey tournament Tuesday. Sarah Fillier scored in her national-team debut and Laura Stacey scored short-handed for the host country at the SaskTel Centre. Captain Marie-Philip Poulin and Hamilton
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Jagr named hockey ambassador for '22 Games

Jaromir Jagr, who has participated in five Winter Olympics and won gold with the Czechs 20 years ago, has signed on as the official hockey ambassador for the 2022 Games.
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GOJHL goalie seals shutout victory by scoring double-OT winner !!!!

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Ted Lindsay, last surviving member of Detroit's Production Line, dies

Ted Lindsay, the Hall of Famer who provided muscle and meanness on the Detroit Red Wings' mighty 'Production Line' of the 1950s and helped pioneer the first NHL players' union, died Monday at 93.
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ECHL trophy stolen by champions and never returned

The Kelly Cup was just straight up stolen by the Colorado Eagles.
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'A really good feeling'

Former teammates Ryan Straschnitzki and Jacob Wassermann were wearing Humboldt Broncos jerseys Friday night as they took part in an exhibition sledge hockey game at the University of Denver. Wassermann in the Broncos white jersey and Straschnitzki wearing the green away uniform were on opposing teams
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Team Orr completes thrilling comeback in 5-4 victory

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Nunavut caps 'once-in-a-lifetime' week with historic win at Canada Winter Games

Nunavut's boys hockey team won its first ever game at the Canada Winter Games on Sunday — making history in the process.It's a week that both coaches and players have described as "once-in-a-lifetime," so the historic victory was only fitting.Josie Cote led the way with a pair of goals
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Top Tips to Ensure a Less Stressful Winter Travel! | Smart Travel Deals | Blog

Keep in mind the above-mentioned tips to enjoy a stress-free stay at Heathrow airport ahead of your departure.
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Orr speaks...People listen

In fact, the Hall of Fame defenceman says he fully expects another lockout in the not-too-distant future. "My gut feeling is I'd be surprised if there's not," Orr said in an interview with The Canadian Press this week. The league and the NHL Players' Association signed a 10-year
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Bob Clarke Trophy: Portland Winterhawks forward Joachim Blichfeld in pursuit of CHL scoring title

TORONTO — Returning to the Western Hockey League for one more season wasn't what forward Joachim Blichfeld was expecting this past summer.The San Jose Sharks prospect thought he would be turning pro in 2018-19, only to be told that he would be sent back to junior with the Portland Winterhawks for
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Saskatchewan Huskies strike first against Alberta Golden Bears, take 1-0 series lead in Canada West men's hockey final

“We didn’t play a fantastic game.”
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How Jacques Plante made the goalie mask a must-have in the NHL | CBC Archives

The story of the first goalie to regularly wear a mask for protection against pucks.
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Forward Alex Formenton to miss world juniors with injury

Six players were released Friday from Canada's world junior hockey team roster and one veteran forward was ruled out of the upcoming championship tournament due to injury. Eleven players have left the team in the past two days, with four cuts Thursday, six more Friday and the announcement that Ottawa
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The 2019 Memorial Cup: A look at each of the four teams at this year’s tournament

As players hit the ice and fans climb into the stands here is what you need to know about the four teams competing in the 101st edition of the Canadian Hockey League tournament.

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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Odd....

Vancouver gets back Nielsen, who had walked away from the Hitmen earlier this season
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Paul Bissonnette's impact/influence knows no bounds!

While the rest of the Jacksonville Jaguars have been recovering during their bye week, Jalen Ramsey kicked off his quest to make it to the NHL.
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Canadian sports fans win as longtime broadcast rivals force a raised game

The way the NHL regular season is shaping up, it's a good bet that five of the seven Canadian teams could reach the playoffs this spring. "Rogers gambled that Canadian teams would be coming back," said sports marketing expert Richard Powers, an associate professor at the University of
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Alberta will attempt to repeat as champions after shutting out Saskatchewan

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Rebuilt Broncos one of the best stories in hockey

Barely eight months after the tragic bus crash that claimed the lives of 10 players and two coaches, the Humboldt Broncos are the No. 1 team in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, Frank Seravalli writes.
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Port Alberni, BC getting in in the action - nice!!

PORT ALBERNI, B.C. — Luca Jan Hollenstein made 17 saves and Nicolas Muller scored the eventual game-winner as Switzerland edged Kazakhstan 4-1 on Friday in a pre-tournament game ahead of the world junior hockey championship.
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WHL: Blazers, Rockets win to set up TIEBREAKER game for playoff spot

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — The Western Hockey League will need a tiebreaker to determine the final playoff spot.
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CWHL staging all-star game, final in Toronto

The Canadian Women's Hockey League is partnering with the Toronto Maple Leafs to stage its two marquee events this season.
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10 things to keep an eye on as the CHL regular season comes to an end

TORONTO — The Canadian Hockey League is down to only a handful of games remaining for each team, and there's plenty to pay attention to before the playoffs begin.The Quebec Major Junior League season wraps up on March 16, while the Ontario Hockey League and Western Hockey League finish one day later.Here