Growing up in Amos, Quebec as a teenager Juana Baribeau wasn’t even aware that playing hockey while attending college in the United States was an option. She also revealed she wasn’t really a fan of the NHL’s lone team in Quebec, but rather two Olympic stars that represented Team Canada. “I’m not that big into
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In today’s News & Notes, Paul Stastny will be out for a few games, Kevin Shattenkirk will reportedly be benched and The Islanders are moving on from Jan Kovar. Stastny out at Least 3 Games The Golden Knights will be without Stastny for at least their next three games with the team set to re-evaluate
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Although the Winnipeg Jets still have 79 games left to play, there’s plenty to glean from their first 180 minutes of regular season hockey. Here are three takeaways from the Jets’ first three games. 1: Top Line as Good as Advertised The trio of Blake Wheeler, Mark Scheifele, and Kyle Connor are off to an
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7:00 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Max Pacioretty wasn’t playing in last year’s Stanley Cup playoffs, but he still had a game-night routine. He would flop on the couch, snacks in hand, and flip on the television early enough to catch the greatest spectacle of the postseason: the Vegas Golden Knights‘ pregame festivities. “I was 100
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Two games do not make a season, but, if you’re the Montreal Canadiens, they certainly stir up a sense of optimism. Despite the Habs getting off to a modestly successful 1-0-1 start to the 2018-19 season, they’ve either taken a Stanley Cup favorite to the limit or beaten another outright (and decisively to boot). None
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As another season gets rolling for the Nashville Predators, we assess the Stanley Cup chances of the defending Presidents’ Trophy winners: Will the Predators win the West? Greg Wyshynski, senior NHL writer: Can they win the West? Yes. Will they win the West? That really comes down to two external factors and one internal factor
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In today’s News & Notes, the Penguins received some bad news on their goaltending front, the Coyotes assigned their first-round pick to the OHL and Seattle NHL has big plans for a practice facility. Related: NHL News & Notes: Thornton, Matthews, Tkachuk Murray Suffers Concussion The Pittsburgh Penguins have announced that goaltender Matt Murray will
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Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray is sidelined with a concussion, the team said Tuesday, marking at least the third concussion the netminder has had in his four-year career. “The injury happened in practice yesterday,” coach Mike Sullivan said. “There is currently no timetable on his return.” Murray had also been run over by Canadiens forward
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After a long offseason of exciting moves and building expectations, the St. Louis Blues have had an inauspicious start to the season to say the least. Allowing eleven goals across back-to-back losses, the Blues already have their fans in fits over what may become of this young season. Particularly troublesome is the apparent inconsistency of
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It isn’t out of the ordinary for the Pittsburgh Penguins, but after a high-scoring overtime victory against the Washington Capitals and an embarrassing 5-1 defeat to the Montreal Canadiens on home ice, they have a laundry list of problems to solve after just two games. Last year, the Penguins surrendered 15 goals in their first
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