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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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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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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.”
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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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Ex-pro hockey player, woman found dead in California condo, believed to be double-homicide

A former professional hockey player and a mother of two were found dead in the athlete's home in California, officials said.

Truer Words.........Enough Is Enough

Watch as the Los Angeles Kings and Minnesota Wild honour the victims of the recent Thousand Oaks shooting pre-game.
What A Difference A Decade ( Or Three ) Makes.....
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Canucks' passive zone system is starting to hobble playoff hopes

Elvis Merzlikins made 26 saves in his return to action after missing four games with a concussion and the Columbus Blue Jackets held off the Vancouver Canucks for a 2-1 win on Sunday.

Too Little Too Late. With The Avs' Win In Late Game Versus Oilers, Wild Are Officially Elimated

The Minnesota Wild were eliminated from Stanley Cup Playoff contention following their 5-1 win against the Winnipeg Jets at Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday.
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Bad news for Tarasenko, and many hockey poolers.....

St. Louis Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko is set to undergo shoulder surgery, the club announced Monday.

Team Pacific takes the title and Hughes takes some praises

With all three matches in the books, the Pacific Division has emerged as the winner of the 2020 NHL All-Star Game. Relive all the top moments from all three tilts with our NHL All-Star Game Blog.
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Leafs pick up a huge 4-0 victory over Pens

Frederik Andersen stopped all 24 shots he faced while Jake Muzzin had a goal and two assists as the Toronto Maple Leafs blanked the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-0 on Thursday night.

Oilers Fall To Coyotes Without McDavid

Vinnie Hinostroza scored the shootout winner, adding to a goal in regulation, as the Arizona Coyotes came away with a 3-2 victory on Tuesday over an Edmonton Oilers team missing star forward Connor McDavid with the flu.

Miller Out 6 Weeks With Knee Injury

Ryan Miller will be out approximately six weeks for the Anaheim Ducks with a sprained MCL sustained against the New Jersey Devils on Sunday.

Still Singing' The Blues. Binnington Records First NHL Shutout As St. Louis Plucks The Flyers

Brayden Schenn and Vladimir Tarasenko scored and Jordan Binnington stopped 25 shots in his first NHL start to lead the St. Louis Blues past the Philadelphia Flyers 3-0 on Monday night in a listless game between two of the worst teams in the league.
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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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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.

Aho Gets The OT Winner As 'Canes Beat Hawks

Sebastian Aho scored 1:16 into overtime and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Monday night, spoiling Cam Ward's emotional return to Raleigh.

Great Job By Big Ern And The Flames Organization

He fought on the ice. He fought for his sobriety. Now Brian McGrattan is fighting for the health and safety of players across the NHL. This is his story.
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Canadiens notch the OT winner after trailing in the third.
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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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Coronavirus impacts custom hockey stick business as virus shuts down factory that makes them for NHLers | CBC News

The quarantine applied to a section of central China in response to the coronavirus is having a major impact on something seemingly a world away: hockey sticks in the NHL.
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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.

The Blue Boy. Oskar's Two Points Leaves The Canadiens Feeling Grouchy .

Oskar Sundqvist had a goal and an assist and rookie Jordan Binnington made 28 saves to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 4-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens.

There's No Doubting Tomas. Hat Trick Sends Sharks Hertling Into The All-Star Break.

Tomas Hertl completed his hat trick by scoring in overtime, and the San Jose Sharks withstood Alex Ovechkin's hat trick to beat the Washington Capitals 7-6 on Tuesday night and hand the defending Stanley Cup champions their sixth consecutive defeat.

The Great 8 Is Gunning For 50 Again........And Setting New Records Along The Way

Alex Ovechkin became the first player in NHL history with 10 seasons of 45 goals or more, scoring in Washington's three-goal third period as the Capitals rallied to a 3-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Friday night.

Canucks' Superskills Shootout

Canucks Shootout Challenge presented by EA Sports gave players an opportunity to show off their creativity with a fan voting element

44th Career Shutout For Miller As Ducks Tame The Wild

Ryan Miller made 31 saves for his 44th career shutout as the Anaheim Ducks beat the Minnesota Wild 4-0 Tuesday night.
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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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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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Columbus fans won't be Jones-n for a while

Columbus Blue Jackets defenceman Seth Jones will be out of the lineup indefinitely with an ankle injury. Gabriel Carlsson was recalled from AHL Cleveland to take his place.
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Bauer offers to make protective medical gear instead of hockey equipment | CBC Sports

Hockey equipment manufacturer Bauer is offering to modify its production line to make protective visors for doctors, nurses and first responders.
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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

Sharks End Losing Skid By Beating The 'Habs In Montreal

Martin Jones made 40 saves, and the San Jose Sharks ended a four-game losing streak with a 3-1 win against the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre on Sunday.

In The Eye Of The Storm. Coyotes Perish In A Carolina Hurricane

Warren Foegele scored his first goal since October, Petr Mrazek made 23 saves in his first shutout of the season and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday.

Natural Disaster. The Flames Are Out In Tampa After Repeated Lightning Strikes

NHL points leader Nikita Kucherov had a goal and three assists, Brayden Point added a goal and two assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Calgary Flames 6-3 on Tuesday night.

Cold Snap. Preds Emerge Victorious In Minnesota To End The Wild's Winning Streak

Ryan Johansen scored in the fourth round of the shootout on Sunday night to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 victory over Minnesota and stop the Wild's winning streak at five games.
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There's no substitute for experience.....

In three starts since Jacob Markstrom left the team with a meniscus injury to his knee, backup Thatcher Demko has allowed 10 goals on 93 shots and surrendered more poor ones in a week than Markstrom did the last month.
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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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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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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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'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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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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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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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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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