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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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Avs' Get A Point In Shoot Out Loss To Rangers

“Inside the Avs’ locker room: Scenes from a shootout loss in New York - https://t.co/DiLWBjYvzu”
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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Double Barrelled Winner From Brock!

“SCORES!!! BROCK BOESER!!! #CANUCKS WIN!!! 🐧🐧🐧 https://t.co/vKz4IzIlUt”
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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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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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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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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.”

Columbus Shoots Down The Stars In Dallas

Pierre-Luc Dubois scored the go-ahead goal midway through the 3rd period, and the Blue Jackets held on for a 2-1 win against the Stars

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.

Jets Shooting Blanks In Pittsburgh

Matt Murray stopped all 33 shots he faced to power the Penguins past the Jets, 4-0, for their eighth consecutive victory

Stars' Hang On For A Big Win, But Lose Big Ben In The Process

The Dallas Stars added to their wild-card lead with a 2-1 win against the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome on Wednesday.
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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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Gee, who coulda' seen this coming?? Lol

The goalie fight between Cam Talbot and Mike Smith, the first of its kind in a Battle of Alberta, was simply another product of intense hatred between two rivals who reached a boiling point on Saturday night.
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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

Dumba Out Long Term After Surgery

Minnesota Wild defenceman Matt Dumba will miss "significant" time after undergoing surgery for an upper-body injury.

Red Hot Islanders Dominate Static Canucks System

Goalie Robin Lehner stymied a hungry Vancouver Canucks offence on Saturday, leading the New York Islanders to a 4-0 victory.

Chris Wideman Flying To Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins continue to add depth to their defence by acquiring Chris Wideman from the Florida Panthers.

A Mystery Unravelled........

Five years ago, Vancouver Canucks star centre Ryan Kesler became public enemy No. 1 after being traded to the Pacific Division rival Anaheim Ducks. Kesler ...

Ummm, Yeah.........But What If You Hadn't??

Evgeni Malkin agreed that swinging his stick at an opponent was dirty, but because he missed he's not expecting to be suspended.

You Go Ahead, We'll Catch Up With You Later.......

Once again, the Toronto Maple Leafs needed an intermission wake-up call to match Montreal Canadiens' desire and desperation coming away with the 6-3 win.
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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

Flames Burn Leafs As Toronto Gets Humbled By Calgary

Sean Monahan tallies on a power play in the 3rd and Elias Lindholm follows up 55 seconds later, giving the Flames a quick 2-0 lead
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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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Columbus climbing the ladder heading into the All-Star break

Oliver Bjorkstrand scored twice, Elvis Merzlikins stopped 27 shots, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight win.

Slick 50. Kessel Scores Late OT Winner For Pens

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Phil Kessel scored on the power play with 50 seconds left in overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 win against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on Friday.

Red Wings Take Flight Against Hobbled Predators

NASHVILLE -- Jimmy Howard made 32 saves, and Luke Glendening had a goal and an assist for the Detroit Red Wings in a 3-2 win against the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena on Tuesday.
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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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Odds Are

“My Top 5 Best NHL Outright and Over/Under Picks for this Weekend https://t.co/onJ9UdlJzk via @gambling_com”

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.
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Burke wants penalties for open bench doors during play - Sportsnet.ca

The Hockey Central panel discuss if penalties should be given if a team have a bench door open during play.

McD Serves Number Two Hundred

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scores off a beautiful give-and-go with Connor McDavid, who picks up the 200th assist of his NHL career
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How the Humboldt Broncos tragedy was further complicated by a $15.2-million outpouring of support

The Saskatchewan bus crash changed the lives of 29 families − but once $15.2-million became involved, the question of who was affected the most had to be resolved

The Rules Of Thirds. Blues Win The Battle Of Two Playoff Hungry Teams

PITTSBURGH -- Jordan Binnington made 40 saves, and the St. Louis Blues ended a three-game losing streak with a 5-1 win against the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena on Saturday.

The Great 8's, Great 8th........OV Hits 50 Goals For The 8th Time In His Career

Alex Ovechkin reached 50 goals -- again. And, then he added another for good measure while leading the Washington Capitals to a big victory.
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Jersey Tops Panthers After Controversial Goal

Kyle Palmieri had a goal and an assist, Keith Kinkaid made 35 saves and the New Jersey Devils stopped a three-game slide by topping the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Saturday.
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Gotta’ Support A Great Canadian Kid Who Loves Hockey : )

Returning to the spotlight smoother than ever, Michael Bublé released his 10th studio album Love on Friday (Nov. 16).

Auston Powers His Way Back Into Leaf Fans' Good Books With His First Points Of The Playoffs

Auston Matthews and Andreas Johnsson each had a goal and assist to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins in Game 3 of their first-round series.

The future looks bright-er in Edmonton today

Dave Tippett spoke about his experience with Team North America a few years ago, where Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews fed off each other, and how he sees Leon Draisaitl filling a similar role as Matthews did.
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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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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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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
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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.