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Stars lose defensive identity in Game 3 shellackin

Stamkos buries a beauty early, but it looks like it's a one-and-done.

None of the responsible, stifling defensive play the Dallas Stars have trademarked was on display in their 5-2 defeat to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday.
Ireland didn't have a proper ice hockey rink — t

Ireland didn't have a proper ice hockey rink — then some Montrealers got involved | CBC News

After almost 10 years of not having a suitable rink, the Irish Ice Hockey Association has managed to secure funding for a lone year-round ice rink in the Republic of Ireland, and it's partially thanks to the Canadian prime minister and Montreal's Irish community.
Islanders use fast start to defeat NHL-leading Lig
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@sportsa · Ice Hockey · 6:42am - 14 Jan 2019

Over Before It Started. N.Y.I. Only Needed Five Minutes To Finish Bolts

NEW YORK -- The New York Islanders scored three goals in the opening 4:43, and Thomas Greiss made 38 saves in a 5-1 win against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Barclays Center on Sunday.
Kadri, Kapanen score 22 seconds apart as Maple Lea
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@sportsa · Ice Hockey · 6:17am - 13 Feb 2019

Crazy Eights. Once Deadly Avalanche Sees Losing Streak Worsen

Nazem Kadri and Kasperi Kapanen scored power-play goals 22 seconds apart in the second period, Frederik Andersen stopped 34 shots and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat Colorado 5-2 on Tuesday night, extending the Avalanche's winless streak to eight games.
Recap: NYR 3, TBL 6
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@sportsa · Ice Hockey · 5:21am - 11 Dec 2018

Stamkos Reaches Milestone In Win Over Rangers

Steven Stamkos picked up his ninth career hat trick while recording his 700th career point in the Lightning's 6-3 win over the Rangers
Capitals' Tom Wilson suspended seven games for hit

Capital offense nets Washington's Wilson 7 games

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson has been suspended seven games by the NHL's Department of Player Safety for his hit on Boston Bruins defenceman Brandon Carlo.
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The Byfuglien 500th. Detroit Stalls, But Jets Keep On Climbing

Dustin Byfuglien broke a tie with 6:45 remaining in the third period for his 500th NHL point to help the Winnipeg Jets to a 2-1 win against the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena on Friday.
Leafs squander golden opportunity in overtime loss

The Leafs' are up against it in series vs Columbus

The Toronto Maple Leafs squandered a 3-0 lead and a golden opportunity Thursday and must beat the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday to extend this Stanley Cup qualifying series to a deciding fifth game.
Houser wins again, Bjork scores twice as Sabres be

All the Sabres needed to right the ship was a little Doogie Houser and Bjork

Michael Houser made 45 saves and stopped all three shots he faced in the shootout while Anders Bjork scored Buffalo's last two goals in regulation and one in the shootout goal, lifting the Sabres to a 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday.