College hockey is exciting, especially when some of the nation’s best teams move up and down the rankings. This week, Quinnipiac University propelled themselves over Northeastern University to a 3-1-1 record. Meanwhile, St. Cloud State University remained undefeated after reverting Boston College to a record of 1-3-1. The University of Denver remains the No. 1
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This article was originally written in August, 2015. In 2005-06, a 25-year-old native of Moose Factory, Ontario, one of the most northern settlements in the Province located at the base of Hudson Bay, shattered expectations and won the Rocket Richard Trophy as the NHL’s leading goal scorer. Four year later, he had played in his
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There’s a lot to like about the 2017-18 Calgary Flames roster, but there are also a few pieces that just don’t quite fit the puzzle anymore. Players like Mike Smith, Johnny Gaudreau, Sean Monahan, and T.J. Brodie have been great, and obviously aren’t going anywhere. Michael Ferland and Sam Bennett have undoubtedly struggled to start
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‘Ducks Drill Down’ is a regular, ~weekly column that recaps the latest goings-on with the Anaheim Ducks. The Anaheim Ducks got a nice respite from a busy first couple of weeks of the season that saw them compile a paltry 2-3-1 record while trying to stay afloat in the standings amidst an onslaught of injuries
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Greg Wyshynski: The Golden Knights’ success (6-1-0) is stunning for an NHL expansion team. No other first-year team in the history of the league has won six of its first seven games. This doesn’t just include every expansion team in the past 100 years, but teams like the Montreal Canadiens in the NHL’s inaugural 1917-18
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Any hockey fan worth their salt knows the term “Original Six.” Those words immediately bring to mind images from the NHL’s rich history–from a time when goalies had no masks, and giants like Eddie Shore and Toe Blake patrolled the ice. Most fans can also correctly identify the teams that make up the Original Six:
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You’ve likely heard of the saying that perception is reality. In this respect, Vancouver Canucks fans are often described as among the whiniest in the NHL. While you can argue how fair this perception is, the fans didn’t help themselves with their reaction to Brock Boeser being a healthy scratch for the home opener against
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In today’s Rumor Rundown we look at some of the NHL’s most popular franchises. There is a domino effect that comes from the Red Wings getting Andreas Athanasiou signed. What will be the team’s next move? Are the Pittsburgh Penguins and Montreal Canadiens talking? Are the Habs thinking about trading one of their best forwards?
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This may very well be rock bottom for the Montreal Canadiens, who, at 1-6-1, are last in the Eastern Conference. There are positives to focus on after their latest defeat to the Anaheim Ducks, which resulted in only the fourth seven-game losing streak in team history. For example, the Habs set a new team-record 30
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The stalemate between the Detroit Red Wings and restricted free agent Andreas Athansious has finally come to an end, per Bob Mckenzie. Agreeing to a one-year contract for the 2017-18 season, Athanasious will now return to the Red Wings after a very lengthy contract dispute that stretched into the start of the NHL’s regular season.
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The Dallas Stars had a good, if imperfect, week. They slid past a desperate Arizona Coyotes squad with a 5-4 win Thursday night, extending their win streak to three games and boosting their record to 4-3-0. That’s good. To get Thursday’s win, however, goalie Ben Bishop had to play the role of Bonasera in The Godfather,
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Oct 19, 2017 Greg WyshynskiESPN NEW YORK — Alain Vigneault stood before his disheartened New York Rangers players, who are on a 1-5-2 skid to start the season. Away from the frustrated fans and the critical questions from the media. Just a coach and his charges, trying to find a way to dig their fingernails
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At the end of last season, Los Angeles Kings forward Dustin Brown was written off by many as being past his prime. He’s too old, he’s not scoring anymore, and he’s certainly not worth the $5.875 million he’ll be receiving every year until he becomes a free agent following the 2021-22 season, critics said. A quick
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