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Jason Botchford, popular Vancouver sportswriter, dead at 48

Jason Botchford, who worked for The Province for 13 years and created the popular post-Canucks game feature The Provies, died suddenly at home this weekend.

Not on our watch. Players stand together to demand a better future #ForTheGame

More than 200 of the top female hockey players in the world have decided they will not play professionally in North America next season, hoping their stand leads to a single economically sustainable league.
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Islanders agree to four-year deal with Semyon Varlamov

The New York Islanders have agreed to terms on a four-year contract with goaltender Semyon Varlamov, the team announced Monday.
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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.

And Oh, Do They Have A Great Rivalry!

The inaugural Rivalry Series—a three-game head-to-head matchup between Team Canada and Team USA—is just one third over. There’s no question, though: It’s on.
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Rangers take the "too many men" penalty to the next level
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Reilly's Road Trip Analysis

Reilly Smith talks about leveraging the momentum of the tail end of the road trip

Thanksgiving Comes Early For Columbus

Anthony Duclair opened the scoring with a power-play goal and Sergei Bobrovsky made 27 saves in the Blue Jackets' 4-1 win against the Stars
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Taylor Has A Hall Of A Night For Devils

NEWARK, N.J. -- Taylor Hall had two goals and two assists to help the New Jersey Devils end a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 win against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Prudential Center on Tuesday.

Czechs Hope Their Road Leads Thru Canada

U20 drought goes back two decades
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Stormy Saturday For The Canucks, As The Leafs Rain Down Goals In Toronto

Michael Hutchinson made 28 saves in his second start with the Toronto Maple Leafs, a 5-0 win against the Vancouver Canucks at Scotiabank Arena on Saturday.
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Canucks ship Sam Gagner to Oilers for Ryan Spooner

The Canucks made a minor trade on Saturday.

Saving Private Ryan.......Maybe.

The Canucks are going to give Ryan Spooner the chance to save his NHL career. It’s up to him whether he seizes it.

Pens Looking At All Options

PITTSBURGH -- Evgeni Malkin understands why Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford is not happy.

Clark Gillies. Hockey Fight History on Twitter

“Clark Gillies scored his first career NHL hat trick to lead the Islanders to a 6-4 win against the Canucks, at Vancouver. 11.19.76 #HFH
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Figure Skating vs Ice Hockey | Who Will be Best at the Other Sport? | Sports Swap Challenge
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‘Why don’t we just play for it?’: Calgary hockey players use shootout to close on house sale

Two Calgary hockey players used a shootout to decide a $3,000 difference in a house sale.
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At least it's a step in the right direction for the Habs even if they stumbled at the end

The Canadiens' losing streak hit seven on Saturday, but it’s important for them to focus on what they did well in this game, because if they build on those things, they have a chance of digging their way out of this. And they have to dig themselves out of this immediately.
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Happy N.H.L. ‘oween

We wish everyone a safe and happy Halloween from your friends at the National Hockey League #HockeyHalloween

Calgary Flounders In The Tank

Joe Pavelski had a goal and two assists to help the San Jose Sharks to a 3-1 win against the Calgary Flames at SAP Center on Sunday.
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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”
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Q & Eh

Joel Quenneville's press conference after Friday's practice at MB Ice Arena