Five Thoughts About the Oilers, Brossoit, Lucic & Others
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There have been more lows than highs for fans of the Edmonton Oilers, but after going 7-4-0 in their last 11 games, there’s light at the end of the tunnel. Are the Oilers finally turning things around? A massive problem for Edmonton has been their scoring, and it was ranked one of the worst in …
Coyotes Assign Leighton to AHL
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The Arizona Coyotes have assigned goaltender Michael Leighton to the Tucson Roadrunners, the club's American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate.
Neil retires after 15 seasons with Senators
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OTTAWA -- Forward Chris Neil, who turned a relentless work ethic into a 15-year career with the Ottawa Senators, retired Thursday.Neil, 38, played 1,026 NHL games, all with the Senators; only defenseman Chris Phillips (1,179) and former captain Daniel Alfredsson (1,178) played more. He had 250 points (112 goals, 138 assists), and is the Senators' all-time penalty minutes leader with 2,522, 20th in NHL history. Neil and longtime New Jersey Devils defenseman Ken Daneyko are the only NHL players to
25 Hockey Pet Peeves That Everyone Hates
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Despite being the greatest sport on earth, there are a few hockey pet peeves that drive every fan nuts. Many are small or subtle, but are quite annoying.
Ovechkin scores air hockey goal, banks one in off side boards
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Alex Ovechkin should know better. If you are going to bank it in, you have to call it.The Washington Capitals star caromed in an empty-neter in a goal that looked more like something out of billiards.
Stamkos maintains lead through two weeks of 2018 NHL All-Star Fan Vote
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Stamkos and Kucherov remain first and second in the race for Atlantic Division captain
Should Bruins Dress 7 Defensemen When McQuaid Returns?
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With Adam McQuaid's return near and Matt Grzelcyk playing well in his absence, the benefits from dressing seven defensemen seem to outweigh the cost.
Mark Messier – NHL Legend and 6 Time Stanley Cup Winner
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Mark Messier - the legendary NHL Power Forward struck fear into his opponents. An intense competitor with a gift for scoring, the prototypical NHL forward.
Should the Canadiens Take a Chance on SHL Stars? | All Habs Hockey Magazine
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Why the Habs should take a chance on these three SHL stars The NHL and the Swedish Hockey League have always had a mutually beneficial relationship. Players have gone back and forth between the leagues, with stars like New York … Continue reading →
Which 'Star Wars' character is the best teammate? NHL players answer
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The highly-anticipated eighth episode of the
Canadiens expect 'cool' experience against Senators
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The Montreal Canadiens are happy to have ended a three-game losing streak before playing the Ottawa Senators in the 2017 Scotiabank NHL100 Classic at Lansdowne Park on Saturday (7 p.m. ET, CBC, SN, TVA Sports, NBCSN, NHL.TV).
MacKinnon, Varlamov lead Avalanche past Panthers
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Nathan MacKinnon scored two goals to help the Colorado Avalanche defeat the Florida Panthers 2-1 at Pepsi Center on Thursday.Semyon Varlamov made 32 saves for the Avalanche (15-14-2), who are 3-1-0 in their past four games.
Rinne welcomes changes to his game
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VANCOUVER -- Goaltender Pekka Rinne had never experienced anything quite like the devastation of losing in the 2017 Stanley Cup Final.
2018 Draft diary: Kevin Bahl
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Defenseman Kevin Bahl (6-foot-6, 231 pounds) of Ottawa in the Ontario Hockey League received a B rating on NHL Central Scouting's November players to watch list and is a projected second-round candidate for the 2018 NHL Draft. Bahl has 11 points (one goal, 10 assists) and 46 penalty minutes in 32 games for the 67's. He won a gold medal representing Canada at the 2017 Ivan Hlinka Memorial, scoring two points (one goal, one assist) in five games. The left-handed shot has offered to maintain a draf
When Curtis Bay was a hockey hotbed
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Seventy-five years ago, Curtis Bay was a mecca for … ice hockey? Early on in World War II, the Coast Guard station there trotted out a team of American hockey stars. Thus, in November 1942 were the Coast Guard Cutters born.
Ready With the Brooms (Wings 4, Blue Jackets 1)
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For 67 seconds the Columbus Blue Jackets and 19,212 of their fans (give or take a few, including Wings blogger Christy who made the trip t...
Gotta Want it to Win it (Wings 4, Jackets 1)
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Okay, Hockeytown, time to relax. Your worst fears have been assuaged - this team is as hungry as ever. Your Red Wings want to repeat and h...
Random Thoughts On The Winnipeg Jets: Nov. 13 - Winnipeg Hockey Talk
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Odds and Ends about the Winnipeg Jets and the NHL ? Some random facts and a few thoughts about the Winnipeg Jets, the Manitoba Moose, and the National Hockey League. UPDATE:
Daneyko, Weekes set for MLB Network vs. NHL Network Challenge
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There is more on the line than pride in the
NHL-best Lightning beat Coyotes 4-1 for 6th straight win
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The Tampa Bay Lightning made it easy to see why they lead the NHL standings ? and why the Arizona Coyotes are at the bottom of the league. Nikita Kucherov scored to remain tied for the NHL goals lead and the Lightning beat the Coyotes 4-1 on Thursday night for their season-high sixth...
Win warms Senators before they take it outside
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In addition to whatever cold weather gear they might choose for the 2017 Scotiabank NHL100 Classic on Saturday, the most important thing the Ottawa Senators might wear is a smile. The mood around the Senators warmed considerably heading into the outdoor game at Lansdowne Park against the Montreal Canadiens (7 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVA Sports, NHL.TV) after they ended a five-game losing streak with a 3-2 win against the New York Rangers at Canadian Tire Centre on Wednesday.
Blue Jackets score three in first period, hold off Islanders
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COLUMBUS -- The Columbus Blue Jackets got the response they were looking for after being humbled in their previous home game.Oliver Bjorkstrand had an NHL career-high three assists to help the Blue Jackets defeat the New York Islanders 6-4 at Nationwide Arena on Thursday, two days after a 7-2 loss to the Edmonton Oilers.
Sabres look to extend point streak to 5 games tonight in Philadelphia
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Sabres.com's Morning Skate Report for December 14, 2017 at Philadelphia
BENNETT, BRODIE HELPING OUT IN THE COMMUNITY
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Both will be out in the community on Dec. 15 promoting causes near and dear to their heart
New Jersey Devils: Hall & Hischier Are a Devilish Dynamic Duo
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Nico Hischier on Taylor Hall: “He helps me a lot; not just on the ice, but off the ice as well. He knows how it is, he’s been through this."
Could the Return of Artturi Lehkonen Spark the Canadiens?
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With only 51 games remaining this season, the Canadiens have some serious catching up to do, but if Lehkonen can return to form, the task isn't as daunting
NHL100 Classic Legacy Project brings smiles in Ottawa
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A select group of children from the Carleton Heights Public School got to skip school for an afternoon outing Thursday to the local Boys and Girls club to attend the groundbreaking of a new outdoor, multipurpose hockey rink at the facility, which is the Scotiabank NHL100 Classic Legacy Project organized by the NHL, the Ottawa Senators and the Ottawa Senators Foundation.
Sports unions unveil universal declaration of player rights
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WASHINGTON (AP) ? Leaders from the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball players associations helped unveil a universal declaration of player rights that is designed to establish a new
Q&A With ... Scott Young
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On his induction to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame and more.
NHL100 Classic By the Numbers
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A look at the 2017 Scotiabank NHL100 Classic?
Lundqvist's place among goaltending greats
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Henrik Lundqvist made 27 saves in the New York Rangers' 3-2 loss to the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday, bringing his career total to 20,023.Lundqvist became the 15th goalie to make 20,000 saves since the data was officially kept, beginning with the 1955-56 season.
Panthers Rolling with Reimer in Rematch with Avalanche
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In the third game of a critical five-game road trip, the Florida Panthers will once again hand the reigns over to goalie James Reimer, who will make his third start in four nights against the Colorado Avalanche in Denver on Thursday.
Random Thoughts On The Winnipeg Jets: Nov. 27 - Winnipeg Hockey Talk
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Odds and Ends about the Winnipeg Jets and the NHL ? Some random facts and a few thoughts about the Winnipeg Jets, the Manitoba Moose, and the National Hockey League. 1.
Report: Former Curry player Majul deported back to Mexico, visa stripped
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According to a report on 12news.com, former Curry player Hector Majul has had his visa stripped. Majul went back to his hometown in Mexico for a visit, but when he tried to re-enter the United States, he was denied, according to the report. The report further stated that Majul had his legal papers in order and he's made the trip to Mexico several times, but immigration officials insisted on this recent occasion that he was?
Hockey East needs better results against WCHA, NCHC, Big Ten teams
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With only one game remaining before the break--Saturday's Northeastern at Merrimack tilt--let's take a look back at the first half. Before we assess individual teams, though, let's examine the league as a whole. The most obvious point--like a Everest-sized zit on your nose on prom night--is Hockey East's nonconference results. The league has done well against the ECAC (19-7-4) and acceptably against Atlantic Hockey (8-4-1), though as a Hockey East snob, I always expect the?
Minnesota State looking to continue first-half momentum into second half
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A neophyte might have been a little confused when looking at the Minnesota State-Lake Superior State score from Saturday night in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich: 7-0. Are you SURE that's not a football score? Alas, Minnesota State's football team was eliminated from Division II playoff contention a few weeks ago. But the way the Mavericks hockey team is scoring, seeing one or two "football scores" might be a regular occurrence for fans in Mankato for?
Taking a look at how all ECAC Hockey teams have fared as of mid-December
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While December always feels like the midway point, it's important to note that most ECAC Hockey teams haven't even played close to half of their league schedule yet. There's still a lot to be decided after the holiday break. With that being said, here's a breakdown and some thoughts on each team entering the break, as well as predictions for the final two months of the season. Each team's record is listed as overall record?
Concordia and Hahn off to strong start
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Concordia's Dante Hahn has already exceeded his goal total from a season ago. He's scored six times, and that goes along with one of the improvements he wanted to make to his game. "I wanted to bring more of a goal scorer element to my game this year," said the sophomore forward. "I've incorporated that a little bit and want to continue working at that." Indeed he has. Hahn has 10 points, good enough to?
Robin Lehner - Is He Cut out to Be an NHL Starter?
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Despite an above-average stat line, fans have furiously debated Robin Lehner's viability as the Buffalo Sabres' long-term starting goaltender.