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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

Rick Dhaliwal on Twitter

“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.
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Heart Of Stone. Forward's First Ever Hat Trick Helps Vegas Takes A 2-1 Series Lead

Heart Of Stone. Forward's First Ever Hat Trick Helps Vegas Takes A 2-1 Series Lead

Mark Stone scored three goals and added an assist to lead the Vegas Golden Knights past the San Jose Sharks 6-3 in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series.
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Kadri Can Throw A Cross Check To The Face, But Leave Without Even Dropping His Gloves.....
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Kucherov Handed Very Light-ning Suspension For Cheap Shot

Kucherov Handed Very Light-ning Suspension For Cheap Shot

NHL leading scorer Nikita Kucherov has been suspended for Game 3 of the Tampa Bay Lightning's first-round series against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
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Close But No Cigar. Flames Almost Seal The Deal, But McK Snipes Top Shelf For OT Winner

Close But No Cigar. Flames Almost Seal The Deal, But McK Snipes Top Shelf For OT Winner

Nathan MacKinnon scored at 8:28 in overtime as the Colorado Avalanche topped the Calgary Flames for a 3-2 win Saturday, tying their first-round playoff series at 1-1.
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Charlie Don't Surf, But He Does Score. Coyle Gets First Of Playoffs In Physical Affair

Charlie Don't Surf, But He Does Score. Coyle Gets First Of Playoffs In Physical Affair

Brad Marchand and Charlie Coyle scored during a raucous first period as the Boston Bruins downed the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 on Saturday to even their first-round playoff series at one game apiece.
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A Cagey Veteran, OV's Passes, And A Dead Rat......Yep, That's Playoff Hockey

A Cagey Veteran, OV's Passes, And A Dead Rat......Yep, That's Playoff Hockey

Brooks Orpik scored less than two minutes into overtime, Alex Ovechkin had two assists and the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Saturday to give the defending Stanley Cup champions a 2-0 lead in the first-round series.
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It's Only A Flesh Wound. Predators Avoid 0-2 Deficit With OT Victory Over Stars

It's Only A Flesh Wound. Predators Avoid 0-2 Deficit With OT Victory Over Stars

Craig Smith scored five minutes into overtime to give the Nashville Predators a 2-1 victory over the Dallas Stars on Saturday, tying the first-round Western Conference series at 1-1.
5:49am - 14 Apr 2019
Kadri recieves game misconduct for crosscheck to the head
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Next Please. Drummondville And Rimouski Both Advance In The Q

Next Please. Drummondville And Rimouski Both Advance In The Q

Olivier Garneau scored twice as the Rimouski Oceanic defeated the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 5-3 on Friday to win their Quebec Major Junior Hockey League playoff series.
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It's A Push. Vegas Trumps San Jose To Even Things Up

It's A Push. Vegas Trumps San Jose To Even Things Up

The Vegas Golden Knights held on to top the San Jose Sharks in Game 2 on Friday night, claiming the win to even the series up at 1-1.
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Island 'Berle.......What 'Cha Doing To The Penguins World?

Island 'Berle.......What 'Cha Doing To The Penguins World?

Jordan Eberle scored the winner and added an assist as the New York Islanders topped the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-1 on Friday to take a 2-0 series lead in their first-round playoff matchup.
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You're Only As Good As Your Last Game. Presidents' Trophy Winners Getting No Respect From Jackets In Post-Season

You're Only As Good As Your Last Game. Presidents' Trophy Winners Getting No Respect From Jackets In Post-Season

The Columbus Blue Jackets took down the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Tampa Bay Lightning for the second straight game, taking a 2-0 series lead.
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No So White Out. Blues Take Both Games In The 'Peg To Grab 2-0 Series Lead

No So White Out. Blues Take Both Games In The 'Peg To Grab 2-0 Series Lead

The St. Louis Blues held on for a narrow win in Game 2 against the Winnipeg Jets, taking a 2-0 lead in the first-round series.
Lemieux splits the North Stars' D
2:05pm - 12 Apr 2019

Lemieux splits the North Stars' D

May 17, 1991: Pittsburgh's Mario Lemieux splits North Stars' D and dekes Jon Casey to score signature goal in Game 2 of Stanley Cup Final
Lemieux scores five separate ways
2:02pm - 12 Apr 2019

Lemieux scores five separate ways

Dec. 31, 1988: Pittsburgh's Mario Lemieux becomes first player to score goals five different ways (PP, SH, EV, PS, ENG) in the same game
NHL100: Ray Bourque
1:58pm - 12 Apr 2019

NHL100: Ray Bourque

Five-time Norris Trophy-winning defenseman, Bruins' legend claimed dramatic Stanley Cup with Avalanche in 2001 to cap Hall of Fame career
Jagr passes Messier in points
1:57pm - 12 Apr 2019

Jagr passes Messier in points

Dec. 22, 2016: Jaromir Jagr of the Florida Panthers picks up an assist to pass Mark Messier for second all time in points with 1,888
NHL100: Syl Apps
1:55pm - 12 Apr 2019

NHL100: Syl Apps

Legendary center served as captain for six years, led Maple Leafs to three Stanley Cup titles, was praised for his character, athleticisim
Still No Clear Answers On McDavid's Ugly-Looking Injury

Still No Clear Answers On McDavid's Ugly-Looking Injury

Earlier this week the Edmonton Oilers sent Connor McDavid for second and third opinions on his leg injury while they formulate a recovery plan, sources tell Sportsnet.
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Start Fast, Finish Strong. Veteran Experience Pays Off For Caps In Game One

Start Fast, Finish Strong. Veteran Experience Pays Off For Caps In Game One

Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin combined to score three goals on the first eight shots, and the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals survived a surge from Andrei Svechnikov and the Carolina Hurricanes to win Game 1 of their first-round series 4-2 on Thursday night.
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Smith And Flames Melt The Avs In Game One

Smith And Flames Melt The Avs In Game One

Mike Smith came up with a fair few highlight-reel stops, young gun Andrew Mangiapane scored in his post-season debut, and the Calgary Flames earned a Game 1 win over the Colorado Avalanche at home.
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No Beard, But Lots Of Game For Marner

No Beard, But Lots Of Game For Marner

Mitch Marner scored twice, including one on a short-handed penalty shot, as the Toronto Maple Leafs downed the Boston Bruins 4-1 on Thursday to grab a 1-0 lead in their best-of-seven first-round playoff series
End Of The Year Assesment For Hab's Drouin

End Of The Year Assesment For Hab's Drouin

Jonathan Drouin is the most gifted player on the Montreal Canadiens but unlocking that on a more regular basis is tied to whether or not he can evolve into a more complete player.
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Stormin' The Capital. Hurricanes Ready To Rock vs Washington

Stormin' The Capital. Hurricanes Ready To Rock vs Washington

The surging Carolina Hurricanes look to knock off the reigning Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals in a First Round battle
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Beantown vs The Leafs......Should Be A Good One.

Beantown vs The Leafs......Should Be A Good One.

The Maple Leafs and Bruins rivalry heats up as they meet in the First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the second consecutive year
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It All Starts Tonight. The Flames / Avs Preview

It All Starts Tonight. The Flames / Avs Preview

The Colorado Avalanche go head-to-head with the Pacific Division-champion Calgary Flames in the First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs
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The Best Of The Bunch. NCAA Hobey Baker Choices Are Up

The Best Of The Bunch. NCAA Hobey Baker Choices Are Up

Given to the NCAA's top men's hockey player, we'll find out the winner of this year's Hobey Baker Award Friday night. With three solid players as your finalists, we look at what they did this season at which NHL team holds their rights.
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Sharks Double-Down On Offense With Game One Win Against Knights

Sharks Double-Down On Offense With Game One Win Against Knights

SAN JOSE -- Martin Jones made 24 saves for the San Jose Sharks in a 5-2 win against the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 1 of the Western Conference First Round at SAP Center on Wednesday.
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Stars' Game Coming Together At Just The Right Time

Stars' Game Coming Together At Just The Right Time

NASHVILLE -- Miro Heiskanen had a goal and an assist for the Dallas Stars in a 3-2 win against the Nashville Predators in Game 1 of the Western Conference First Round at Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday.
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The Legendary Coliseum Is Alive Again...!!

The Legendary Coliseum Is Alive Again...!!

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Josh Bailey scored 4:39 into overtime to give the New York Islanders a 4-3 win against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference First Round at Nassau Coliseum on Wednesday.
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Blues Win Berube-Style, Even With Their Gloves On.

Blues Win Berube-Style, Even With Their Gloves On.

It is a Round 1 series that puts the St. Louis Blues inside the Winnipeg Whiteout. After one game of this Central Division matchup, however, the operative colours appear to be black and blue.
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Four-Score And There Ain't No More........

Four-Score And There Ain't No More........

Seth Jones scored the go-ahead goal on the power play to cap Columbus' three-goal third period, and the Blue Jackets rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 in Game 1 of the teams' first-round Eastern Conference playoff series Wednesday night.
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Closest playoff team to each state/province (measured by proximity to capital city)
6:52pm - 10 Apr 2019
Closest playoff team to each state/province (measured by proximity to capital city)
Patrik Laine can’t score, and no one’s angrier about it than him – Sportsnet
6:17pm - 10 Apr 2019

Patrik Laine can’t score, and no one’s angrier about it than him – Sportsnet

If Patrik Laine can’t get back to scoring, he risks sinking his team's playoff chances and his long-term future with the Winnipeg Jets. Read how here.
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That’s a mighty big puck’n hockey stick!
6:15pm - 10 Apr 2019

That’s a mighty big puck’n hockey stick!

According to the Guinness Book of a World Records the world’s largest hockey stick resided in the small town of Duncan, British Columbia
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How the NHL draft works • HockeyCircles Articles
3:42pm - 10 Apr 2019

How the NHL draft works • HockeyCircles Articles

How does the NHL draft work - a guide on how the draft of new NHL hockey players each year works. Who is eligible, who has top pick, who has last pick.
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Being Tom Wilson: Inside the life of hockey's most hated man | CBC Sports
2:10pm - 09 Apr 2019

Being Tom Wilson: Inside the life of hockey's most hated man | CBC Sports

Tom Wilson tries not to read everything about him on social media. You'd think being on the receiving end of endless tweets and messages that are, well, not suitable for work would be reason enough to skip them. But Wilson can't just ignore it all because sometimes it goes beyond hockey.
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I’m still good!
3:32pm - 08 Apr 2019
I’m still good!
Kesler may need career-ending hip surgery for Ducks
2:37pm - 08 Apr 2019

Kesler may need career-ending hip surgery for Ducks

ANAHEIM -- Ryan Kesler could be facing the possibility of career-ending surgery as he searches for options regarding his surgically repaired hip that caused him to miss the final 15 games of the season with the Anaheim Ducks.
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The Sun Sets And The Sun Rises. One Legendary Career Comes To An End, While Another Begins With The Debut Dreams Are Made Of.

The Sun Sets And The Sun Rises. One Legendary Career Comes To An End, While Another Begins With The Debut Dreams Are Made Of.

Ryan Poehling notched a hat trick and then added the shootout winner in his NHL debut as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-5 in the season finale for both teams on Saturday.
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No Place Like Home. Islanders Grab The Advantage For Round One Vs Pittsburgh

No Place Like Home. Islanders Grab The Advantage For Round One Vs Pittsburgh

Valtteri Filppula scored twice in his return from injury, Robin Lehner stopped all 29 shots he faced and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 3-0 in each team's regular-season finale Saturday night to clinch home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs.
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Lightning Cap-Off Historic Regular Season With Another trip To The Record Books

Lightning Cap-Off Historic Regular Season With Another trip To The Record Books

The Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Boston Bruins 6-3 in Saturday afternoon's regular-season finale to tie an NHL record for most wins in a campaign with 62.
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Blues Beat Canucks In Shootout, Complete Amazing Comeback Run

Blues Beat Canucks In Shootout, Complete Amazing Comeback Run

Jordan Binnington stopped both shots he faced in the shootout, and the St. Louis Blues remained in the hunt for the Central Division title with a 3-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday.
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Don’t forget to wear green tomorrow!
6:42pm - 06 Apr 2019
Don’t forget to wear green tomorrow!
9:06pm - 05 Apr 2019
CCM Jetspeed FT2 Hockey Skates Unboxing/Initial Review
8:59pm - 05 Apr 2019
Holes in a hockey stick blade!? TOVI Hockey Sticks with DiamondAire BLADE Overview