Lemieux among those receiving honors at NHL Alumni Association gala
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About 100 former NHL players, from Hall of Famers to those who sometimes played in the long shadows cast by the legends, will be saluted Monday when the NHL Alumni Association holds its 2017 awards gala and dinner in downtown Toronto.
Boyle returns to practice with Devils
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NEWARK, N.J. -- New Jersey Devils center Brian Boyle returned to practice on Sunday for the first time since announcing he was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia on Sept. 19.
Preds Fall to Rangers in New York
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Goals from Mattias Ekholm and Filip Forsberg weren't enough for the Nashville Predators as they fell, 4-2, to the New York Rangers on Saturday afternoon at Madison Square Garden.
O'Ree drops ceremonial puck at Blue Jackets game
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Willie O'Ree is approaching 60 years since he became the first black player to play in the NHL, but his enthusiasm for hockey and his desire to see the sport attract a broader following hasn't waned. O'Ree, 82, is in Columbus through Wednesday morning as the NHL's director of youth development and an ambassador for the League's diversity program. He dropped the ceremonial first puck to a standing ovation prior to the Columbus Blue Jackets game against the Los Angeles Kings at Nationwide Arena on
Parent forever grateful for Plante's influence
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Hall of Fame goaltender Bernie Parent enjoyed his greatest fame with the Philadelphia Flyers, winning back-to-back Stanley Cup championships in 1974 and 1975 and winning the Conn Smythe Trophy as the postseason's most valuable player each of those seasons.
Jagr leaves Flames game with lower-body injury
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CALGARY -- Calgary Flames forward Jaromir Jagr left with 5:57 remaining in the first period against the Minnesota Wild at Scotiabank Saddledome on Saturday because of a lower-body injury.
Blackhawks break tie in third to keep Coyotes winless
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GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Lance Bouma scored the tiebreaking goal at 15:36 of the third period to help the Chicago Blackhawks defeat the Arizona Coyotes 4-2 at Gila River Arena on Saturday.
2018 Draft diary: Kevin Bahl
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Defenseman Kevin Bahl (6-foot-6, 231 pounds) of Ottawa in the Ontario Hockey League is a projected second-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft. He received a
Senators hold off Maple Leafs with late goals
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OTTAWA -- The Ottawa Senators won their first game at home this season, holding off a third-period rally by the Toronto Maple Leafs for a 6-3 win at Canadian Tire Centre on Saturday.
HEADLINES | Courage, It's the Last American Exit | All Habs Hockey Magazine
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All Habs Headlines: Saturday October 21, 2017 On this day in hockey history… 1972— New York Rangers played the New York Islanders for the first time ever, and won 2-1 at Nassau Coliseum. 1979 — Phil Esposito became just the … Continue reading →
Kopitar scores twice, helps Kings defeat Blue Jackets
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Anze Kopitar's second goal of the game with 2:14 left in the third period broke a tie and helped the Los Angeles Kings defeat the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-4 at Nationwide Arena on Saturday and remain the only team in the NHL not to lose in regulation this season.
Lee scores twice, Islanders defeat Sharks
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Anders Lee scored two goals, and John Tavares had a goal and two assists to help the New York Islanders to a 5-3 win against the San Jose Sharks at Barclays Center on Saturday.
One for the Ages: Charlie Hodge's 1970-71 NHL Season
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The 37-year-old Charlie Hodge was already a 6-time Stanley Cup champion by the time he became an inaugural member of the Vancouver Canucks.
Vancouver Canucks: Brock Boeser Won't Keep up His Current Pace
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Brock Boeser is off to an excellent start this season for the Vancouver Canucks, but fans shouldn't get used to his current points production.
Blue Jackets Three Takeaways: Breakthroughs, Power Play & Boone Jenner
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Three takeaways from the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-4 loss to the Los Angeles Kings on October 21, including Boone Jenner and the power play.
Facts and Figures: Kopitar, Brown fueling hot start by Kings
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The Los Angeles Kings are off to the best start in their history. Two reasons they are 6-0-1 after their 6-4 win at the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday are center Anze Kopitar and forward Dustin Brown, who appear to be the biggest beneficiaries of the more upbeat tempo under new coach John Stevens.
Stamkos, Kucherov powering Lightning's fast start
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Prolific linemates help Tampa Bay match best nine-game start in its history. More in the Morning report for Oct. 22.
NHL Draft prospect Svechnikov out 6-8 weeks with hand injury
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Forward Andrei Svechnikov of Barrie of the Ontario Hockey League, expected to be a top-five pick in the 2018 NHL Draft, will be out 6-8 weeks because of a hand injury. Svechnikov (6-foot-2, 186 pounds) is tied for second in the OHL with 10 goals in 10 games, one behind Sault Ste. Marie's Boris Katchouk (Tampa Bay Lightning).
Suter, Stalock propel Wild to win
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CALGARY -- Ryan Suter had a goal and two assists and Alex Stalock made 35 saves to help the Minnesota Wild to a 4-2 win against the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome on Saturday.
Comeback win can be turning point for Sabres
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BOSTON -- The Buffalo Sabres came spilling off their bench, out onto the ice, to encircle Ryan O'Reilly after his game-winning goal, relief in their eyes and in their body language. This was needed. Badly needed, even though the players and coach Phil Housley downplayed it after it was all over.
Injury to Ryan dampens joy of victory for Senators
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OTTAWA -- In the corridor behind the Ottawa Senators' bench, forward Bobby Ryan was hunched over in excruciating discomfort. A quick glimpse of his face showed a mix of frustration, exasperation and raw pain.It was easy to understand why.
Stamkos, Kucherov powering Lightning's fast start
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Prolific linemates help Tampa Bay match best nine-game start in its history. More in the Morning report for Oct. 22.
Terry Sawchuk - How the Maple Leafs Snagged the Hall of Fame Goalie
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The story of how Punch Imlach, Toronto Maple Leafs GM, got hold of Hall of Fame goalie Terry Sawchuk for only $20 000.
Golden Knights defeat Blues in OT, set record
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William Karlsson scored with 23.8 seconds left in overtime to give the Vegas Golden Knights a 3-2 win against the St. Louis Blues at T-Mobile Arena on Saturday.Vegas (6-1-0) is the first team in NHL history to win six of its first seven games in its inaugural season.
Stamkos boosts Lightning past Penguins
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Steven Stamkos had four points to match his NHL career high, and Nikita Kucherov scored two goals for the Tampa Bay Lightning in a 7-1 win against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Amalie Arena on Saturday.Stamkos, Yanni Gourde, Brayden Point, Anton Stralman and Mikhail Sergachev each scored a goal for the Lightning (7-1-1).
Navy Corpsman surprises parents at Tampa Bay Lightning game
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Two Tampa Bay Lightning season ticket holders probably thought they were just being chosen at random for an in-game promotion. Instead, they were being reunited with their son, home on leave after deployment in Afghanistan.
Bishop makes 36 saves, Stars hang on to defeat Hurricanes
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Tyler Pitlick scored two goals to help the Dallas Stars to their fourth straight win, 4-3 against the Carolina Hurricanes at American Airlines Center on Saturday.Ben Bishop made 36 saves for the Stars (5-3-0), who scored the first four goals of the game. Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin each had a goal, and Radek Faksa had two assists.
Highlights from Saturday's NHL games
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Oct 21 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from National Hockey League games on Saturday:
Gulfport's Jody Green living dream in the NHL | The Sun Herald
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Gulfport’s Jody Green enters his first year working with the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League. It took Green three decades to reach a lifelong dream.
Buzzer Beater
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Ever since UND decided to eliminate its women's hockey program, I have been drifting without a team to follow. There are players that I'm ch...
Roundup: Wisconsin, Denver Bounce Back With Routs; St. Cloud Still Perfect
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After suffering an overtime loss on Friday night, Wisconsin left no questions on Saturday night, besting Northern Michigan in a decisive 4-0 win at the Resch Center...
Roundup: Tale of Two Cities in North Country
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Clarkson bounced back from its first loss of the season to roll over Providence, 4-0, at Cheel Arena...
Flames cut outstanding Saturday Night Live-style promo video
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The Calgary Flames played on Saturday night. And, well, the game was live.So the Flames decided to connect the dots for a promo video.The team's official Twitter account tweeted an incredbile parody/recreation/homage of the
Reimer helps Panthers handle Capitals
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WASHINGTON -- James Reimer made 41 saves for the Florida Panthers in a 4-1 win against the Washington Capitals at Capital One Arena on Saturday.
Henrik Lundqvist Reaches Milestones in a Rare Rangers Victory
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In a 4-2 defeat of the Predators, Lundqvist tied Glenn Hall for ninth place in wins and became only the third goalie to appear in 750 games for one team.
Friends as youths, Luke Kunin of Wild, Matthew Tkachuk of Flames reunite in NHL
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CALGARY, Alberta – While starring in the St. Louis youth hockey system, the two kids hatched a far-fetched plan. That one day they would be linemates in the National Hockey League. Hey, why not? Fo…