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2019 Memorial Cup standings and top scorers

2019 Memorial Cup standings and top scorers

The 101st Memorial Cup has started in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Check in here for up-to-date standings and top scorers.
All the glitters is not gold for Canada. Finland takes top spot at World Championships

All the glitters is not gold for Canada. Finland takes top spot at World Championships

The Finns continued their dominant run at the 2019 IIHF World Championship, holding on to claim a 3-1 victory over Canada in the gold-medal game.
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Casting a net...

Casting a net...

We've already looked at NHL teams that desperately need one or two goalies this summer, but who are the netminders those teams could target?
Jets sign goalie Laurent Brossoit to one-year contract

Jets sign goalie Laurent Brossoit to one-year contract

The Winnipeg Jets have signed goaltender Laurent Brossoit to a one-year contract, the team announced on Saturday.
Going for Gold. Canada set for showdown vs Finalnd at World Champoinships

Going for Gold. Canada set for showdown vs Finalnd at World Champoinships

Mark Stone scored his tournament-leading eighth goal and Matt Murray made 39 saves as Canada downed the Czech Republic 5-1 on Saturday to advance to the gold medal game at the world hockey championship.
Why an offer sheet for Flames' Sam Bennett could make sense for Canucks

Why an offer sheet for Flames' Sam Bennett could make sense for Canucks

Is Sam Bennett coveted enough outside Calgary for a team to try sticking it to the cap-strapped Flames with an offer sheet? While it may sound like an odd name to attach to a practice even rarer than payphone use, it may not be the craziest of possibilities.
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Are we there yet?? Monday can't come soon enough...

Are we there yet?? Monday can't come soon enough...

In St. Louis we have a new team in the final that came from the bottom of the standings. In Boston, we have a team that's been here a couple times before in recent seasons. Andrew Berkshire looks at the strengths that brought both of them to the Stanley Cup Final.
It could be a Wild summer for Kessel...

It could be a Wild summer for Kessel...

Pittsburgh Penguins star Phil Kessel has been traded twice during his NHL career and this off-season could see it happen a third time, according to reports.
Maple Leafs' prospect Sean Durzi leading Memorial Cup in scoring

Maple Leafs' prospect Sean Durzi leading Memorial Cup in scoring

Guelph Storm's Sean Durzi joins the Memorial Cup panel to discuss what's allowed him to lead the tournament in scoring to this point.
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Conn Smythe Power Rankings: It's Tuukka Rask's trophy to lose

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.
Martin staying put in Pittsburgh

Martin staying put in Pittsburgh

Veteran NHL coach Jacques Martin will return to the Pittsburgh Penguins after being passed over for two head coaching positions, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports is reporting.
Making progress...

Making progress...

The National Women's Hockey League is increasing salaries, offering a 50-50 split of sponsor-related revenues and improved benefits in an agreement reached with its players' association.
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The Sens are hoping to change the tune in Ottawa with a new D.J.

The Sens are hoping to change the tune in Ottawa with a new D.J.

Despite the off-ice drama of the past year, D.J. Smith said he didn't hesitate to choose the Ottawa Senators, calling it the perfect fit for a new head coach.
Somewhere in Canada, a large lady is singing.....

Somewhere in Canada, a large lady is singing.....

Mark Stone scored in overtime to give Canada a dramatic 3-2 win over Switzerland in a quarterfinal at the world hockey championship.
Brock Boeser getting in early training in Minnesota
5:33pm - 23 May 2019
Brock Boeser getting in early training in Minnesota
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History makes this series even more exciting....
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We'll get back to ya' in a week. Repeat of 1970 St. Louis vs Boston final starts Tuesday.

We'll get back to ya' in a week. Repeat of 1970 St. Louis vs Boston final starts Tuesday.

The Boston Bruins now know who their opponent will be in the Stanley Cup Final after the St. Louis Blues eliminated the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final on Tuesday.
Given no quarter. Canada's leading scorer to be a Swiss miss at worlds

Given no quarter. Canada's leading scorer to be a Swiss miss at worlds

Team Canada forward Anthony Mantha has been issued a one-game suspension for a hit to the head infraction, the IIHF Disciplinary Panel announced Wednesday.
Winners are losers at the Memorial Cup

Winners are losers at the Memorial Cup

Jakub Lauko scored the winner with 54 seconds to go in regulation as the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies beat the Halifax Mooseheads 4-3 on Wednesday in the final round-robin game of the Memorial Cup.
Blue horizon. St. Louis earns a berth in the Finals for the first time since Bobby scored "That Goal"

Blue horizon. St. Louis earns a berth in the Finals for the first time since Bobby scored "That Goal"

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Blues advanced to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 1970 with a 5-1 win against the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final at Enterprise Center on Tuesday.
Canada treks onward to the Alps....

Canada treks onward to the Alps....

After being tested only a couple times in the Group stage, Canada saved its best game for when they needed it most. Ray Ferraro joins Gord Miller to talk about their performance and how the depth of Canada wore down Team USA.
Will Canada be a Mantha down for their next game?

Will Canada be a Mantha down for their next game?

Canada's leading scorer Anthony Mantha was a assessed a hit to the head penalty for his hit to the head of Colin White. Will the IIHF decide to suspend the forward? Brent Wallace at Darren Dreger share their thoughts.
WHL champion Raiders succumb to the Storm at Memorial Cup

WHL champion Raiders succumb to the Storm at Memorial Cup

Nick Suzuki had two goals and an assist as the Guelph Storm beat the WHL champion Raiders 5-2 on Tuesday, eliminating the Prince Albert Raiders from the Memorial Cup.
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From the Outhouse to the Penthouse. What a story.....so far.  #stlblues

From the Outhouse to the Penthouse. What a story.....so far. #stlblues

The former 31st-place Blues added another chapter to its storybook season Tuesday night, eliminating the Sharks with a victory that ended the Western Conference Final in six games — and also, perhaps, San Jose icon Joe Thornton’s NHL career.
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Missing pieces. Sharks' without some key names as they try to stay alive

Missing pieces. Sharks' without some key names as they try to stay alive

The San Jose Sharks acquired Erik Karlsson to win a Stanley Cup, but Tuesday night they’ll try to save their National Hockey League season without him.
"We're Number 1!".... for now, anyway.

"We're Number 1!".... for now, anyway.

Kyle Turris had a goal and an assist as Canada finished off preliminary play at the world hockey championship with a 3-0 win over the United States on Tuesday.
2019 Memorial Cup standings and top scorers

2019 Memorial Cup standings and top scorers

The 101st Memorial Cup has started in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Check in here for up-to-date standings and top scorers.
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Yep, the off-season fun has begun.....

Yep, the off-season fun has begun.....

Some of the casualties of the Carolina Hurricanes' run to the Eastern Conference final have emerged.
1962 letter from Punch Imlach to his players
5:40pm - 21 May 2019
1962 letter from Punch Imlach to his players
Avalanche to 'be more aggressive' in free agency: who may they target?

Avalanche to 'be more aggressive' in free agency: who may they target?

You can't describe the Colorado Avalanche as anything more than a success story this season. In his year end press conference GM Joe Sakic said the team planned to be more aggressive in free agency if the right players become available, so who could those be?
Sakic has Avalanche trending up after two straight playoff seasons

Sakic has Avalanche trending up after two straight playoff seasons

Sakic and the Avalanche took a little time for reflection following a Game 7 loss to San Jose in the second round. That page has been turned.
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Disappointed?
1:18pm - 21 May 2019
Disappointed?
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Pro women hockey players form union in step toward league
1:07pm - 21 May 2019

Pro women hockey players form union in step toward league

The Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association said Monday the paperwork was filed Friday to help push for the creation of a “single, viable women’s professional league in North America.”…
Britain drops France, Sweden edges Latvia at ice hockey worlds

Britain drops France, Sweden edges Latvia at ice hockey worlds

Dennis Rassmusen scored the winner into an empty net with 34 seconds remaining for Sweden to beat Latvia 5-4 at the ice hockey world championship on Monday.
U.S. tops Germany for fifth win in row at world championship

U.S. tops Germany for fifth win in row at world championship

Dylan Larkin scored a tiebreaking goal midway through the third period and the United States went on to beat Germany 3-1 Sunday at the world championships.
How the Blues pulled off one of the NHL's greatest turnarounds - Sportsnet

How the Blues pulled off one of the NHL's greatest turnarounds - Sportsnet

On January 2, the St. Louis Blues had the NHL's worst record. Now they’ve got a shot at their first Stanley Cup Final in five decades. This is their story.
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The Sharks looked more like JabberJaw than a predator in Game 5

The Sharks looked more like JabberJaw than a predator in Game 5

Jordan Binnington made 21 saves and Jaden Schwartz scored three times to guide the St. Louis Blues to a 5-0 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 5 to give St. Louis a 3-2 series lead.
Kaapo Kakko is making a real case for top spot in this year's NHL Draft

Kaapo Kakko is making a real case for top spot in this year's NHL Draft

Team Finland star Kaapo Kakko isn’t lacking much in terms of high-end hockey skill or confidence ahead of the 2019 NHL Draft.
Something is rotten in the state of Denmark...

Something is rotten in the state of Denmark...

Alex DeBrincat had two goals and an assist to help the United States rout Denmark 7-1 on Saturday for the Americans' fourth straight victory during preliminary play at the world championships.
The Moose is loose. Howntown Halifax takes tournament opener

The Moose is loose. Howntown Halifax takes tournament opener

Samuel Asselin opened the scoring and set up another as the Halifax Mooseheads beat the Prince Albert Raiders 4-1 on Friday in the 2019 Memorial Cup opener.
Up, up and away....
The Kid's a natural. Toro's first period hat trick leads Storm to first win

The Kid's a natural. Toro's first period hat trick leads Storm to first win

Alexey Toropchenko scored a natural hat trick in the first period as the Guelph Storm went on to beat the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 5-2 on Saturday in the Memorial Cup opener for both teams.
Canucks offer big discounts on jerseys ahead of rumoured design change
2:46pm - 18 May 2019

Canucks offer big discounts on jerseys ahead of rumoured design change

They say where there's smoke, there's fire. So when the Vancouver Canucks announce a massive sale on current player jerseys - I smell something.
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Marlies beat Charlotte in first game of ECF

Marlies beat Charlotte in first game of ECF

Mason Marchment's goal 57 seconds into the third period was the winner as the Toronto Marlies edged the Charlotte Checkers 2-1 on Friday to open the American Hockey League's Eastern Conference final.
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Binnington really has been that good. Sets Blues record in huge Game 4 victory

Binnington really has been that good. Sets Blues record in huge Game 4 victory

Tyler Bozak scored the winner on a power play as the St. Louis Blues beat the San Jose Sharks 2-1 on Friday night to even their Western Conference Final series at two games apiece.
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The 2019 Memorial Cup: A look at each of the four teams at this year’s tournament
11:35pm - 17 May 2019

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.
Slovaks are still clinging to life with a big win over France  #IIHFWorlds

Slovaks are still clinging to life with a big win over France #IIHFWorlds

Slovakia rebounded from three straight losses with a 6-3 victory over France on Friday, keeping alive its slim hopes of reaching the quarterfinals of the hockey world championships.
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Heading home. Former Rangers' tender Davidson is named new G.M.

Heading home. Former Rangers' tender Davidson is named new G.M.

The New York Rangers have named veteran NHL executive John Davidson as their new president. They announced the hiring on Friday, just hours after the former Blue Jackets president of hockey operations resigned from his post in Columbus.
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Ferme la porte. Canada wins it's third in a row over France

Ferme la porte. Canada wins it's third in a row over France

Canada extended its win streak to three games with a 5-2 win over France on Thursday at the world hockey championship.
Oh I believe, in yesterday.....

Oh I believe, in yesterday.....

The Boston Bruins have turned back the clock with veterans Zdeno Chara, Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand, Tuukka Rask, David Krejci and Co. just four wins away from another Stanley Cup.
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Swept under the rug. The storm is over and the Bruins are off to the Finals

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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The Ultimate Guide To Hockey Slang • HockeyCircles Articles
5:07pm - 16 May 2019

The Ultimate Guide To Hockey Slang • HockeyCircles Articles

This is the Ultimate Guide to Hockey Slang - get to know how to celly after sniping top cheese in a gong-show of a game!
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4:11pm - 16 May 2019

TSN on Instagram: “The boys from Letterkenny give every hockey player out there some hilarious advice on "power poses." (Video via @cravetvcanada)”

4,277 Likes, 346 Comments - TSN (@tsn_official) on Instagram: “The boys from Letterkenny give every hockey player out there some hilarious advice on "power…”
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This is why St. Louis has become the team they are.....
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Hmmm. I actually expected a bit more from Jumbo.....

Hmmm. I actually expected a bit more from Jumbo.....

Joe Thornton talked about the overtime goal that got his Sharks a Game 3 win over the Blues, saying it was straight up a "4-3 win." That's all.
This beautiful angle of this snipe at the IIHF World Championships!
5:55pm - 15 May 2019
This beautiful angle of this snipe at the IIHF World Championships!
Canada's Montour to miss remainder of World Championship with injury

Canada's Montour to miss remainder of World Championship with injury

Buffalo Sabres defenceman Brandon Montour will miss the rest of the 2019 IIHF World Championship with a lower-body injury, Hockey Canada announced on Tuesday.
Sabres to hire Ralph Krueger as next head coach

Sabres to hire Ralph Krueger as next head coach

The Buffalo Sabres have hired Ralph Krueger to be their next head coach, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman reports.
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Longtime Richmond hockey store closing due to high operating costs
3:54am - 15 May 2019

Longtime Richmond hockey store closing due to high operating costs

A family-owned hockey store that's been serving Richmond residents for decades is closing up shop at the end of May.
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B's on final approach. Bruins take Game 3 and are one away from another Stanley Cup Final appearance

B's on final approach. Bruins take Game 3 and are one away from another Stanley Cup Final appearance

Brad Marchand's power-play goal in the second period was the winner as the Boston Bruins moved one game away from the Stanley Cup Final with a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday.
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B's on final approach. Bruins take Game 3 and are one away from another Stanley Cup Final appearance

B's on final approach. Bruins take Game 3 and are one away from another Stanley Cup Final appearance

Brad Marchand's power-play goal in the second period was the winner as the Boston Bruins moved one game away from the Stanley Cup Final with a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday.
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Stone's late goal caps wild game as Canada beats Slovakia - Sportsnet.ca

Stone's late goal caps wild game as Canada beats Slovakia - Sportsnet.ca

Mark Stone scored a power-play with 1.8 seconds left in regulation to give Canada a 6-5 win over host Slovakia on Monday at the world hockey championship.
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All's well that ends well. The Blues struggled in Game 1, but tie the series up heading back to St. Louis

All's well that ends well. The Blues struggled in Game 1, but tie the series up heading back to St. Louis

Robert Bortuzzo scored his first goal of the playoffs as the St. Louis Blues beat the San Jose Sharks 4-2 in Game 2 to even the Western Conference final at 1-1.
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Animal Planet is mauling the Weather Channel in front of a live studio audience.

Animal Planet is mauling the Weather Channel in front of a live studio audience.

Matt Grzelcyk struck twice as the Boston Bruins downed the Carolina Hurricanes 6-2 on Sunday to take a 2-0 series advantage in the Eastern Conference Final.
Sabre rattling. The coaching job in Buffalo is up for grabs....

Sabre rattling. The coaching job in Buffalo is up for grabs....

Ralph Krueger, who famously took Team Europe to the gold-medal game of the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, is in the mix for the vacant Sabres coaching job.
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My oh Meier. San Jose puts the pedal down to take Game 1

My oh Meier. San Jose puts the pedal down to take Game 1

Timo Meier had two goals and an assist while Logan Couture added two goals and assist of his own as the San Jose Sharks beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 in Game 1 of the Western Conference Final.
1:55pm - 10 May 2019
On this day, 49 years ago, Bobby Orr scored probably the most memorable goal in NHL history
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Who's gonna' make the biggest splash, and the most cash?

Who's gonna' make the biggest splash, and the most cash?

Here's a look at Sportsnet's top 15 RFAs-in-waiting, whose contract negotiations we're most intrigued to see play out based on their 2018-19 performance.
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Bruins capitalize on third period power plays to take Game 1 at home

Bruins capitalize on third period power plays to take Game 1 at home

Marcus Johansson and Patrice Bergeron scored power-play goals 28 seconds apart, and Boston scored four times in the third period to rally from a one-goal deficit and beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-2 on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals.
How free agency can help improve the Canucks' offence in 2019-20 - Sportsnet.ca

How free agency can help improve the Canucks' offence in 2019-20 - Sportsnet.ca

As you would expect from an 81-point team that just missed the playoffs for a fourth straight season, there are significant gaps in the Canucks’ lineup. But up front, those gaps are smaller than they were a year ago. Here's what the team needs in 2019-20.
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Bruins vs Carolina. How they got there, and what to expect.

Bruins vs Carolina. How they got there, and what to expect.

It continues to be a surprising Stanley Cup Playoffs. Some of the Cinderellas were knocked off, as three wild-card teams were crossed off the bracket. But in Carolina, one remains and they look just as much of a contender as anyone else. Here's one more look back at Round 2.
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Saturday night's alright for fightin'. St. Louis visits San Jose for the first two games of the Western Conference Final

Saturday night's alright for fightin'. St. Louis visits San Jose for the first two games of the Western Conference Final

Since 2000, the San Jose Sharks and St. Louis Blues have the second- and sixth-most cumulative standings points in the league, but no Stanley Cups to show for it. This year is as good a chance as any.
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Road Trip!! SNL cast member Kenan Thompson to host 2019 NHL Awards - Sportsnet.ca

Road Trip!! SNL cast member Kenan Thompson to host 2019 NHL Awards - Sportsnet.ca

Emmy-award winning actor Kenan Thompson will host the 2019 NHL Awards in June, the National Hockey League announced Wednesday.
How the Canucks can clear clutter, improve depth as they take next step - Sportsnet.ca

How the Canucks can clear clutter, improve depth as they take next step - Sportsnet.ca

It’s counter-intuitive that a team that needs to add key pieces and plans to be aggressive in free agency has too many players. For the Canucks to move ahead, here are the candidates to move out.
Oilers name Ken Holland as GM, president of hockey ops - Sportsnet.ca

Oilers name Ken Holland as GM, president of hockey ops - Sportsnet.ca

The Edmonton Oilers have officially named Ken Holland as their new general manager and president of hockey operations.
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Spirit of St. Louis. Blues finish off the Stars and move on to Western Conference Finals

Spirit of St. Louis. Blues finish off the Stars and move on to Western Conference Finals

Pat Maroon scored 5:50 into the second overtime, Jordan Binnington made 29 saves and the St. Louis Blues outlasted the Dallas Stars 2-1 in Game 7 of their Western Conference semifinal playoff series Tuesday night.
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Movin' on. The Toronto Marlies are awaiting their competition in AHL Finals

Movin' on. The Toronto Marlies are awaiting their competition in AHL Finals

Mason Marchment and Trevor Moore had two goals apiece in the second period as the Toronto Marlies beat the Cleveland Monsters 6-2 on Tuesday to advance to the American Hockey League Eastern Conference final.
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Too little, too late?

Too little, too late?

Boston Bruins defenceman Charlie McAvoy has been suspended one game for an illegal check to the head he delivered on Josh Anderson, the NHL's Department of Player Safety announced Tuesday.
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Marchand being Marshawn.....

Marchand being Marshawn.....

Something is bothering Bruins forward Brad Marchand and it has left him speechless in interviews with reporters.
Source: Ken Holland agrees to terms as Oilers GM, contract not signed - Sportsnet.ca

Source: Ken Holland agrees to terms as Oilers GM, contract not signed - Sportsnet.ca

Ken Holland has agreed to terms with the Edmonton Oilers on becoming their next general manager, according to Sportsnet's John Shannon.
Mike Babcock to return as Maple Leafs head coach next season - Sportsnet.ca

Mike Babcock to return as Maple Leafs head coach next season - Sportsnet.ca

Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas says Mike Babcock will return as the team's head coach next season, Sportsnet's John Shannon confirms.
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Captain Fantastic. Colorado forces Game 7 as Gabriel delivers the victory in OT

Captain Fantastic. Colorado forces Game 7 as Gabriel delivers the victory in OT

Gabriel Landeskog scored the winner as the Colorado Avalanche stayed alive with a 4-3 overtime victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 of their second-round Stanley Cup Playoffs series.
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Carolina on my mind. Boston removes the Jackets and moves on to the Conference Final

Carolina on my mind. Boston removes the Jackets and moves on to the Conference Final

Tuukka Rask earned the shutout as the Boston Bruins blanked the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-0 on Monday to win their second-round series and advance into the Eastern Conference Final.
4:43am - 07 May 2019
Brad Marchand Gives Deep and Inisightful Interview after Eliminating Columbus
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Fun with Tomas in the Tank. Hertl drives the train for the Sharks in big Game 5 win

Fun with Tomas in the Tank. Hertl drives the train for the Sharks in big Game 5 win

Tomas Hertl scored twice as the San Jose Sharks topped the Colorado Avalanche 2-1 on Saturday in Game 5 of their second round playoff series.
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Next goal wins! Bruins and Jackets trade shots in great finish.

Next goal wins! Bruins and Jackets trade shots in great finish.

David Pastrnak scored his second goal of the game late in the third period as the Boston Bruins beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 on Saturday to move one game away from advancing to the Eastern Conference Final.
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Sweep, Caroline.......Four And O. The Hurricanes dispatch the Islanders and move on to the Eastern Conference Finals.

Sweep, Caroline.......Four And O. The Hurricanes dispatch the Islanders and move on to the Eastern Conference Finals.

Justin Williams and the Hurricanes have booked their ticket to the Eastern Conference Finals, wrapping up a dominant four-game sweep of the Islanders with a Game 4 win. They'll move on to face the winner of the Bruins–Blue Jackets series.
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Not on our watch. Players stand together to demand a better future #ForTheGame

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

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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Bruins take the Jackets to the cleaners and steal one in Columbus

Bruins take the Jackets to the cleaners and steal one in Columbus

The Bruins and Blue Jackets will now play a best of three, with the two clubs sitting at 2-2 through four games in their second-round series.
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Rockie Mountain high. Grubauer blanks San Jose to make it a best of three

Rockie Mountain high. Grubauer blanks San Jose to make it a best of three

The Colorado Avalanche rebounded with a crucial Game 4 win over the San Jose Sharks Thursday to level the clubs' second-round series at 2-2.
Today I was wondering what Joe Thornton looked like during his draft years. I was not disappointed.
6:02am - 03 May 2019
Today I was wondering what Joe Thornton looked like during his draft years. I was not disappointed.
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Some good 'ole fashion Playoff hatred is starting to brew....

Some good 'ole fashion Playoff hatred is starting to brew....

The Hockey Central panel discuss how Ben Bishop and Jordan Binnington are both not hiding their frustrations in Game 4.
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Even Steven. Gritty series is heating up, as Dallas takes Game 4 at home.

Even Steven. Gritty series is heating up, as Dallas takes Game 4 at home.

The Dallas Stars and St. Louis Blues are all even through four, after Jamie Benn's club earned a crucial win in Game 4 of the second-round series.
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35 to life. McElhinney makes history, and 'Canes take a stranglehold on N.Y.

35 to life. McElhinney makes history, and 'Canes take a stranglehold on N.Y.

The Carolina Hurricanes are one win away from the third round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs after winning Game 3 against the New York Islanders.
Goaltender says he knows 'how to handle it now and it's nothing to be scared of'
9:03pm - 01 May 2019

Goaltender says he knows 'how to handle it now and it's nothing to be scared of'

Goaltender Robin Lehner, who before the season disclosed his struggles with mental illness and is now a finalist for the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's top goaltender, is a huge reason the New York Islanders returned to the playoffs after a two-year absence.
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Jason Botchford, popular Vancouver sportswriter, dead at 48

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

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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Selfesh penalty by Marchand costs the Bruins the game, and a possible series lead

Selfesh penalty by Marchand costs the Bruins the game, and a possible series lead

The Blue Jackets managed to grind out a narrow win over the Bruins in Game 3 Tuesday, taking a 2-1 lead in the clubs’ second-round series.
2:31am - 01 May 2019
Brad Marchand takes a shot at Scott Harrington's head while Harrington is down on his keens after the whistle
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Maroon Four. St. Louis gets the win with a late goal in Dallas

Maroon Four. St. Louis gets the win with a late goal in Dallas

Pat Maroon flicked a puck over Dallas Stars goalie Ben Bishop with 1:38 left in a wild third period, and the St. Louis Blues won 4-3 on Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinal series.
Walking wounded. Canes' Mrazek and van Riemsdyk take their skates off...

Walking wounded. Canes' Mrazek and van Riemsdyk take their skates off...

Carolina Hurricanes defenceman Trevor van Riemsdyk and goaltender Petr Mrazek were forced to leave today's game against the New York Islanders with injuries.
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In a pickle. He said, she said of no-touch icing rears it's ugly head again.

In a pickle. He said, she said of no-touch icing rears it's ugly head again.

The Colorado Avalanche broke a 1-1 tie in Game 2 Sunday night after a race for the puck negated an icing call. Sharks defenceman Marc-Edouard Vlasic was not happy about the non-call.
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Three-pointer. Barrie's 1 + 2 helps Avs square the series heading back to Denver

Three-pointer. Barrie's 1 + 2 helps Avs square the series heading back to Denver

Trailing in the second period and in danger of going down 2-0 in the series, Colorado Avalanche coach Jared Bednar put his three top scorers back on a line together and got the results he sought.
True Hockey’s first helmet - Dynamic Pro 9
4:18am - 29 Apr 2019
True Hockey’s first helmet - Dynamic Pro 9
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Black and Blue. Jackets' tie it up in a hard fought Game 2.

Black and Blue. Jackets' tie it up in a hard fought Game 2.

Matt Duchene scored a power-play goal 3:42 into the second overtime to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 3-2 win against the Boston Bruins in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Second Round at TD Garden on Saturday.
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Big Ben rings loud and clear in his hometown as the Stars strike for 4

Big Ben rings loud and clear in his hometown as the Stars strike for 4

The Dallas Stars answered back in their second-round clash against the St. Louis Blues, coming up with a Game 2 win to level the series at 1-1.
Hockey from the 1937 Detroit Olympia - no side glass so spectators could lean over the boards and watch the game!
8:37pm - 27 Apr 2019
Hockey from the 1937 Detroit Olympia - no side glass so spectators could lean over the boards and watch the game!
3:36pm - 27 Apr 2019

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“Hearing Troy Stecher will represent Canada at the upcoming Wotld Hockey Championships. The hard working Richmond native got the call last night from team Canada management.”
Former Canucks forward Jannik Hansen retires from pro hockey: report
2:06pm - 27 Apr 2019

Former Canucks forward Jannik Hansen retires from pro hockey: report

After 820 professional games, 565 of them with the Vancouver Canucks, Jannik Hansen's hockey career is reportedly over. He played last season in Russia.
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48 Hours. Just two days after outsting Washington in double OT, the 'Canes go the extra mile again for Game 1 victory in N.Y.

48 Hours. Just two days after outsting Washington in double OT, the 'Canes go the extra mile again for Game 1 victory in N.Y.

Jordan Staal scored 4:04 into overtime to give the Carolina Hurricanes to 1-0 victory over the New York Islanders on Friday night in the opener of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
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While Dubas steps up, Babcock takes the 5th on the blame game.

While Dubas steps up, Babcock takes the 5th on the blame game.

While GM Kyle Dubas was quick to shoulder the blame for the Maple Leafs' shortcomings, his end of season comments stopped short of dispelling doubts surrounding Mike Babcock's future with the team.
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Tara sinks the Stars. Vladi nets a pair to lead the Blues to Game 1 victory.

Tara sinks the Stars. Vladi nets a pair to lead the Blues to Game 1 victory.

Vladimir Tarasenko scored twice including the game-winner as the St. Louis Blues beat the Dallas Stars in Game 1 of their second-round series.
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Vegas owner says NHL executive apologized for Game 7 penalty
3:46am - 26 Apr 2019

Vegas owner says NHL executive apologized for Game 7 penalty

The owner of the Vegas Golden Knights says a senior NHL executive called him to apologize for a penalty called during Game 7 of his team's loss to the San Jose Sharks.
Kadri regrets 'bone-headed' cross-check: I can assure it won't happen again
4:56pm - 25 Apr 2019

Kadri regrets 'bone-headed' cross-check: I can assure it won't happen again

Nazem Kadri says he wasn't intending to hit Jake DeBrusk in the face because that's completely out of his character. He regrets the 'uncalled for' cross-check and admits that sometimes he thinks too much with his heart as opposed to his head.
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Saddle up for Round 2...

Saddle up for Round 2...

One of the wildest opening rounds in Stanley Cup Playoffs history has come to an end and eight teams are now one step closer to winning the NHL's biggest prize.
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Pavelski bleeding out his helmet while on the ice
8:36pm - 24 Apr 2019
Pavelski bleeding out his helmet while on the ice
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Ex-pro hockey player, woman found dead in California condo, believed to be double-homicide
4:11am - 24 Apr 2019

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.
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Another one bites the dust. Powerful Predators taken down by the Stars in Game 6

Another one bites the dust. Powerful Predators taken down by the Stars in Game 6

John Klingberg sniped home the overtime winner and the Dallas Stars defeated the Nashville Predators in Game 6 to clinch the series win. They'll meet the St. Louis Blues in the second round.
4:19pm - 22 Apr 2019
"That was a nice shot you f**king bitch!"
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Beware of snapping Hertls. Sharks's double OT win takes Vegas back to The Tank

Beware of snapping Hertls. Sharks's double OT win takes Vegas back to The Tank

With their backs against the wall, the Sharks earned a crucial Game 6 double-overtime win in Vegas to hold off the Golden Knights' celebrations and force a Game 7.
Matthews' debut is four-goal game
1:12am - 22 Apr 2019

Matthews' debut is four-goal game

Oct. 12, 2016: Toronto's Auston Matthews, top pick in the 2016 draft, becomes first player in modern NHL history to score four goals in debut
Greatest Teams: 1982-83 Islanders
1:09am - 22 Apr 2019

Greatest Teams: 1982-83 Islanders

Goaltender Billy Smith limited the Edmonton Oilers to just six goals in four games helping the Islanders to a sweep and a fourth straight Cup
NHL100: Toe Blake
1:07am - 22 Apr 2019

NHL100: Toe Blake

'Backbone' of the famed 'Punch Line' retired as NHL's second-leading all-time scorer, went on to lead Canadiens to eight Stanley Cups as coach
Greatest Teams: 1984-85 Oilers
1:06am - 22 Apr 2019

Greatest Teams: 1984-85 Oilers

Wayne Gretzky set playoff records for assists and points as the Oilers sailed past their opposition to claim a second straight Stanley Cup
NHL100: Jean Beliveau
1:05am - 22 Apr 2019

NHL100: Jean Beliveau

Known for elite skill, magnetic personality, one of greatest Canadiens ever won Stanley Cup 17 times as player, executive
NHL100: Andy Bathgate
1:03am - 22 Apr 2019

NHL100: Andy Bathgate

Once called hockey's 'most exciting player,' tough, talented winger was a Hart Trophy winner -- and Rangers matinee idol
Miss Canada 'floored' by response to hockey-inspired dress
12:58am - 22 Apr 2019

Miss Canada 'floored' by response to hockey-inspired dress

Miss Canada says she was "floored" by the response elicited online Thursday by the hockey-inspired dress that she wore for the "National Costume" round of the Miss Universe 2015 pageant in Miami
Downing of the Jets will smolder all summer

Downing of the Jets will smolder all summer

Jets head coach Paul Maurice spoke after the Jets’ loss to the Blues, saying that with high expectations on the team it feels “painful as hell” to be going home.
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Collared white shirt. Oshie is likely done for the playoffs with a clavicular fracture

Collared white shirt. Oshie is likely done for the playoffs with a clavicular fracture

Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie could miss the remainder of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs with a broken collarbone he suffered in Washington's Game 4 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes, according to reports.
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Wounded Predators. Dallas takes a 3-2 series lead over Nashville

Wounded Predators. Dallas takes a 3-2 series lead over Nashville

Alexander Radulov scored two goals in the second period and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Saturday to push the Western Conference's No. 2 seed to the brink of elimination.
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On Another Level. MacKinnon Helps Extinguish Flames With World-Class Effort

On Another Level. MacKinnon Helps Extinguish Flames With World-Class Effort

A 5-1 loss to the Avalanche capped the Flames’ second four-game losing skid of the season to bounce them from the playoffs.
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On A Winger And A Prayer. Matthew's Third Period Goal Spurs Leafs To Series Lead

On A Winger And A Prayer. Matthew's Third Period Goal Spurs Leafs To Series Lead

Kasperi Kapanen scored the winner in the third period as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 in Game 5 to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series.
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Exit, Stage Left. Top Seeded Flames Swept Away By Relentless Avalanche

Exit, Stage Left. Top Seeded Flames Swept Away By Relentless Avalanche

Mikko Rantanen and Colin Wilson had two goals and an assist apiece as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Calgary Flames 5-1 in Game 5 to win their first round playoff series.
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Look 'Em Square In The Eye. Hurricanes' Take Game 4 To Even Series At Two A Piece

Look 'Em Square In The Eye. Hurricanes' Take Game 4 To Even Series At Two A Piece

Teuvo Teravainen scored the winner late in the second period as the Carolina Hurricanes toppled the Washington Capitals 2-1 in Game 4 on Thursday to even their first-round series at two games apiece.
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Over The Hertl. Tomas' Two Goal Performance Gets The Sharks Back In The Series

Over The Hertl. Tomas' Two Goal Performance Gets The Sharks Back In The Series

Tomas Hertl got San Jose off to the fast start that had been missing the past three games, Martin Jones came up with the big saves and the Sharks staved off elimination by beating the Vegas Golden Knights 5-2 in Game 5 of their first-round series Thursday night
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May The Schwartz Be With You.......

May The Schwartz Be With You.......

Jaden Schwartz scored late in the third period as the St. Louis Blues topped the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series.
‪20 years ago today, the Great One, Gretzky, played his last NHL career game‬
11:01pm - 18 Apr 2019
‪20 years ago today, the Great One, Gretzky, played his last NHL career game‬
2:31pm - 18 Apr 2019
Mikko Rantanen wins it in overtime to give Colorado a 3-1 series lead!
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Golden Knight In Vegas As Fleury Records His 15th Career Playoff Shutout

Golden Knight In Vegas As Fleury Records His 15th Career Playoff Shutout

The Vegas Golden Knights chased Martin Jones from the game for the second straight game on their way to a 5-0 win in Game 4 against the San Jose Sharks.
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Happy Columbus Day! Jackets Make History by Dismantling Tampa Bay Jugernaut

Happy Columbus Day! Jackets Make History by Dismantling Tampa Bay Jugernaut

COLUMBUS -- The Columbus Blue Jackets won a Stanley Cup Playoff series for the first time by defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-3 in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference First Round at Nationwide Arena on Tuesday.
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Clean Up On Aisle 4. Isles Sweep Penguins And Advance To Round Two

Clean Up On Aisle 4. Isles Sweep Penguins And Advance To Round Two

Brock Nelson scored the winner as the New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-1 in Game 4 to sweep their first round Stanley Cup Playoffs series.
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So Your Sayin' There's A Chance.......Jets Come Up With An OT Win To Square Series At 2-2

So Your Sayin' There's A Chance.......Jets Come Up With An OT Win To Square Series At 2-2

Kyle Connor scored the winner in overtime as the Winnipeg Jets topped the St. Louis Blues 2-1 in Game 4 to even their first-round series at two games apiece.
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This grocery store used to be a hockey rink
3:15pm - 16 Apr 2019
This grocery store used to be a hockey rink
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Auston Powers His Way Back Into Leaf Fans' Good Books With His First Points Of The Playoffs

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.
6:31am - 16 Apr 2019
Matthews' absorbing a hit like a video game character
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Good Old 86th Street. Rinne Continues His Incredible Playoff Exposition With Another Win

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.
Kadri banned rest of First Round
5:44am - 16 Apr 2019

Kadri banned rest of First Round

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri has been suspended for the rest of the First Round for cross-checking Boston Bruins winger Jake DeBrusk
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Evander Kane And Ryan Reaves Both Throw Some Big Shots In This One
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You Hear That? Speculation On Whether Thornton Sits For Head Shot On Nosek
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Fasten Your Seatbelts, We May Be In For A Series Afterall

Fasten Your Seatbelts, We May Be In For A Series Afterall

Patrik Laine scored for the third straight game and Kyle Connor scored twice as the Winnipeg Jets beat the St. Louis Blues 5-3 in Game 3 of their first-round series.
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If You're Gonna' Do It...Do It Right. Blue Jackets' Attempt To Make History Tuesday, And With A Sweep No Less

If You're Gonna' Do It...Do It Right. Blue Jackets' Attempt To Make History Tuesday, And With A Sweep No Less

The Columbus Blue Jackets are one win away from the first series victory in franchise history after a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.