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FIRST PERSON | How I got sober playing beer league hockey | CBC News
7:42pm - 16 Nov 2021

FIRST PERSON | How I got sober playing beer league hockey | CBC News

You’d think that beer league hockey would be the worst pastime after quitting alcohol, but the game and my teammates have become a great support for sobriety, writes Lyle Mustard.
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Blue Jackets Goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks Passes Away at 24
4:27pm - 05 Jul 2021

Blue Jackets Goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks Passes Away at 24

Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks has passed away at the age of 24, the team has confirmed. In a team statement, the Blue Jackets said he died as a result of a tragic fall resulting in a head injury on July 4. “We are shocked and saddened by the loss of Matiss Kivlenieks, and we extend our deepest sympathies to his mother, Astrida, his family and friends during this devastating time,” Blue Jackets President of Hockey Operations John Davidson said. “Kivi was an outstanding young man who greeted every day and everyone with a smile and the impact he had during his four years with our organization will not be forgotten.”
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Knights' fans enjoy a packed house and thrilling comeback late in the 3rd as Vegas takes Game 3
7:11am - 05 Jun 2021

Knights' fans enjoy a packed house and thrilling comeback late in the 3rd as Vegas takes Game 3

Game 3 between the Avalanche and Golden Knights — finally — felt and sounded the way an important NHL playoff game is supposed to feel and sound.
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Canes' Aho is stepping it up on the Big Stage, which is no surprise to Brind'Amour
6:05am - 04 Jun 2021

Canes' Aho is stepping it up on the Big Stage, which is no surprise to Brind'Amour

On a night when Nikita Kucherov assisted on both Lightning power-play goals to climb back into a game the hosts trailed 2-0, Sebastian Aho refused to be outdone, scoring once and setting up two others in a crucial 3-2 Hurricanes win.
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Varlamov's stellar play thru 60 mins just not enough to overcome Boston's onslaught
6:03am - 04 Jun 2021

Varlamov's stellar play thru 60 mins just not enough to overcome Boston's onslaught

The New York Islanders sure play like a Lou Lamoriello team. For much of Thursday, so did the Boston Bruins, who rode that wave to a 2-1 overtime win in Game 3 of the East Division final.
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The NHL's DOPS spins it's "Wheel-O-Justice" yet again
6:01am - 04 Jun 2021

The NHL's DOPS spins it's "Wheel-O-Justice" yet again

The Winnipeg Jets are going to be without Mark Scheifele for the next four games after the NHL Department of Player Safety announced its ruling on Thursday. That’s a massive blow to a team that already lost Dylan DeMelo and Paul Stastny.
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Avs' take a big 2-0 series lead after Rantanen's O.T. winner
7:09am - 03 Jun 2021

Avs' take a big 2-0 series lead after Rantanen's O.T. winner

The Golden Knights thoroughly outplayed the Avalanche on Wednesday, but lost 3-2 in OT on a power-play goal after a contentious slashing penalty to Reilly Smith.
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Habs take Game 1 but Evans stretchered off after a big hit late in the 3rd
7:06am - 03 Jun 2021

Habs take Game 1 but Evans stretchered off after a big hit late in the 3rd

Nobody expected the Winnipeg Jets to cruise through the Stanley Cup Playoffs and now the challenge for them is to try and rebound from their first loss of the post-season as Mark Scheifele's hit on Jake Evans could have serious ramifications.
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"Paging Mr. Reaves....table for 2 at the Press Box buffett"
5:19am - 01 Jun 2021

"Paging Mr. Reaves....table for 2 at the Press Box buffett"

Vegas Golden Knights forward Ryan Reaves has been suspended two games for roughing and unsportsmanlike conduct, stemming from an incident involving Colorado Avalanche defenceman Ryan Graves during Sunday's game, the league announced Monday.
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Oh, Carey.....
5:15am - 01 Jun 2021

Oh, Carey.....

From the beginning of Game 1, Carey Price gave the Canadiens a puncher’s chance of defying the predictions. But he wasn't alone in rising to the occasion for Game 7.
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From the Penthouse to the Outhouse in 4 games flat
5:08am - 01 Jun 2021

From the Penthouse to the Outhouse in 4 games flat

Another post-season, another groundhog day for the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Game 7 loss on Monday hit Leafs Nation particularly hard, with many taking to social media to air their grievances.
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No time like O-time!
5:03am - 01 Jun 2021

No time like O-time!

Casey Cizikas scored on a breakaway with 14:48 gone in the first overtime and Semyon Varlamov returned to the net to make 39 saves, leading the New York Islanders to a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins on Monday night and knotting their second-round playoff series at one game apiece.
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Pastrnak comes dressed for the occasion and picks up 3 on route to the Bruins' Game 1 victory
7:52am - 30 May 2021

Pastrnak comes dressed for the occasion and picks up 3 on route to the Bruins' Game 1 victory

David Pastrnak’s flamboyant arena entrance on Saturday was somehow exceeded by his audacious performance as the fashionista scored three times to drive the Boston Bruins to a 5-2 victory in Game 1 of the National Hockey League’s East Division final.
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Better late than never. Habs' take their game up a notch when it mattered most.
7:49am - 30 May 2021

Better late than never. Habs' take their game up a notch when it mattered most.

In reality, Canadiens fans had waited since 2017 for this moment: To see their team play a Stanley Cup Playoff game at the Bell Centre.
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In my mind I'm goin' to Carolina....
6:53am - 28 May 2021

In my mind I'm goin' to Carolina....

This one came down to the details. And overtime, of course. With the Hurricanes moving on and the Predators headed home, Emily Sadler breaks down all of Thursday's Stanley Cup Playoffs action.
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Habs' keep the motor running with a clutch O.T. winner from Suzuki
6:49am - 28 May 2021

Habs' keep the motor running with a clutch O.T. winner from Suzuki

With 2,500 fans due at the Bell Centre for an historic Game 6 on Saturday night — the first sporting event in Canada with a meaningful audience since the start of the pandemic — the Leafs need to show an unwavering commitment to the strategy that’s brought some dominant stretches in the series, and not let the moment be too grand.
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Tampa puts it all together in Game 6 to put down the Panthers and advance to Round 2
6:05am - 27 May 2021

Tampa puts it all together in Game 6 to put down the Panthers and advance to Round 2

The Tampa Bay Lightning have retained their crown as Florida's best, eliminating the Panthers in Game 6 to seal a 4-2 series win.
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Not to Knight. Minnesota takes Game 6 and has every intention of stickin' around.
6:04am - 27 May 2021

Not to Knight. Minnesota takes Game 6 and has every intention of stickin' around.

The Minnesota Wild put up a 3-0 win to keep their season alive, staving off elimination and forcing a decisive Game 7 against the Vegas Golden Knights.
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Brind'amour and his 'Canes take Game 5 with an OT tally by Jordan Staal
4:38am - 26 May 2021

Brind'amour and his 'Canes take Game 5 with an OT tally by Jordan Staal

Jordan Staal scored off a rebound at 1:44 of overtime to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night for a 3-2 lead in the first-round playoff series.
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From the agony of defeat, to the elation of your first baby's birth. All in one day
4:35am - 26 May 2021

From the agony of defeat, to the elation of your first baby's birth. All in one day

Darnell Nurse won't get much of a break after his marathon performance Monday as the Edmonton Oilers defenceman became a father for the first time only hours after stepping off the ice.
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The Leafs have the Canadiens on the brink after a 4-0 win in Game 4
4:33am - 26 May 2021

The Leafs have the Canadiens on the brink after a 4-0 win in Game 4

Jack Campbell made 32 saves to record his first post-season shutout, Alex Galchenyuk set up two goals and scored into the empty net against his former team, and the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Montreal Canadiens 4-0 on Tuesday to take a commanding 3-1 lead in their first-round series.
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One for the Ages sees Winnipeg oust the Oilers in 3 OT thriler
6:18am - 25 May 2021

One for the Ages sees Winnipeg oust the Oilers in 3 OT thriler

The Winnipeg Jets won 4-3 in triple overtime on Monday night to complete the first-round sweep and eliminate the Edmonton Oilers from the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
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Wild keep their post-season alive with a big 4-2 win in Vegas
6:17am - 25 May 2021

Wild keep their post-season alive with a big 4-2 win in Vegas

Cam Talbot made 37 saves and the Minnesota Wild beat the Vegas Golden Knights 4-2 despite having only 14 shots on goal to stave off elimination in their opening-round playoff series on Monday night.
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Leafs stave off a third period Habs onslaught to take a 2-1 series lead
6:15am - 25 May 2021

Leafs stave off a third period Habs onslaught to take a 2-1 series lead

Morgan Rielly scored the winner and Jack Campbell made 27 saves as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 on Monday to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.
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Striking Oil. Winnipeg digs deep and is just one game away from cashing in.
8:39am - 24 May 2021

Striking Oil. Winnipeg digs deep and is just one game away from cashing in.

It would have been easy for the Jets to say it simply wasn’t going to be their night, that McDavid and Draisaitl were due, and they would try again another day. But they didn't. And the comeback they pulled off instead won't soon be forgotten.
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The Preds gun down Carolina thanks to Cool Hand Luke
8:28am - 24 May 2021

The Preds gun down Carolina thanks to Cool Hand Luke

Luke Kunin scored his second goal at 16:10 of the second overtime and the Nashville Predators beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Sunday to tie the first-round series 2-2
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Berube ands the Blues are not impressed with the zebras so far
6:21am - 23 May 2021

Berube ands the Blues are not impressed with the zebras so far

Blues head coach Craig Berube was critical of the officiating in his club's series against the Avalanche after Game 3, a win that took Colorado's series lead to 3-0.
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Relying on the rookie pays dividends for the Isles
6:17am - 23 May 2021

Relying on the rookie pays dividends for the Isles

Ilya Sorokin stopped 29 shots, Oliver Wahlstrom and Ryan Pulock each had a goal and an assist and the New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 in Game 4 Saturday to even the first-round series.
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Leafs' Tavares discharged from hospital, out 'indefinitely' after frightening collision | CBC Sports
4:28pm - 21 May 2021

Leafs' Tavares discharged from hospital, out 'indefinitely' after frightening collision | CBC Sports

The Toronto Maple Leafs say captain John Tavares has been discharged from hospital and will be out of the playoffs "indefinitely" following a frightening collision in Thursday night's game against the Montreal Canadiens. 
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Carter cashes in twice and helps the Pens grab a 2-1 series lead over the Isles
7:55am - 21 May 2021

Carter cashes in twice and helps the Pens grab a 2-1 series lead over the Isles

Brandon Tanev scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:36 left and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the New York Islanders 5-4 in Game 3 on Thursday night to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.
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Panthers avoid a 3-0 series deficit with a gritty comeback win over Tampa
7:52am - 21 May 2021

Panthers avoid a 3-0 series deficit with a gritty comeback win over Tampa

Ryan Lomberg scored on a breakaway 5:56 into overtime to cap a furious comeback and give the Florida Panthers a 6-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night in Game 3 of the first-round Central Division playoff matchup.
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Knights come from behind and are rewarded with a 5-2 win over the Wild
7:48am - 21 May 2021

Knights come from behind and are rewarded with a 5-2 win over the Wild

Reilly Smith capped a three-goal second-period surge by the Vegas Golden Knights with the go-ahead score in a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild to grab the lead Thursday night in this first-round playoff series.
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Best news possible so far in Tavares injury
7:45am - 21 May 2021

Best news possible so far in Tavares injury

Toronto Maple Leafs captain John Tavares was stretchered off the ice during Game 1 against the Montreal Canadiens after an incidental collision with Corey Perry.
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Matthews and McDavid pick up the last of the NHL's silverware
7:09am - 20 May 2021

Matthews and McDavid pick up the last of the NHL's silverware

With the regular season officially over, Connor McDavid has won the Art Ross Trophy and Auston Matthews has won the Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy.
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Kadri's number might move up another notch on the NHL's speed-dial after Faulk's K.O.
7:05am - 20 May 2021

Kadri's number might move up another notch on the NHL's speed-dial after Faulk's K.O.

Colorado Avalanche centre Nazem Kadri was given a match penalty and a game misconduct for a hit to the head of Blues defenceman Justin Faulk.
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The Jets outgun the Oilers to earn a huge Game 1 victory
7:02am - 20 May 2021

The Jets outgun the Oilers to earn a huge Game 1 victory

Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Winnipeg Jets seven times on nine tries this season. But in Game 1 of their playoff series, it was unsung heroes who led the Jets past the Oilers while McDavid was kept off the scoresheet.