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Canucks Hat Trick: Can’t beat a backup, California rises to the top, and the Kassian calamity

What inspires you these days about the Canucks?<p>It’s a valid question, an interesting question. There was so much that was interesting about this team …

NHL reveals 2015 NHL All-Star Game rosters

The Blue Jackets will be well-represented when they host the event.<p>The NHL released the list of 36 players selected to the 2015 NHL All-Star Game, and the most notable names are the ones left off it.<p>For the first time in what seems like a decade, players like Pavel Datsyuk, Joe Thornton, Jarome …

Julien: Hot Rangers 'good challenge for us'

WILMINGTON, Mass. -- With everything the Boston Bruins have dealt with this season, coach Claude Julien is pleased with the team’s recent run of …

Ice Hockey

Teemu Selanne Meant So Much to Winnipeg

<i>On this date, Feb. 28, 1993, the Winnipeg Jets Teemu Selanne scored four goals in a 7-6 win over the Minnesota North Stars to become just the third</i> …

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Montreal Canadiens' Awards for the 1st Half of the 2014-15 Season

The Montreal Canadiens must be happy with the first half of the 2014-15 season. It went about as well as they could've hoped, as the team has a tidy 26-12-2 record and sit just three points off the Atlantic Division lead with four games in hand.<p>The No. 1 key to Montreal's success has obviously been …

DESTINATION PETRY: LOS ANGELES KINGS

In some ways, we’ve been following Jeff Petry as a young player for a decade but in terms of actually seeing him play games his arrival in the NHL in …

Johnny Gaudreau seeks trademark

Move over "Johnny Football." You've got company.<p>Calgary Flames rookie Johnny Gaudreau, who has 13 goals and 19 assists this season, is seeking to …

Why Shanahan must blow up the Maple Leafs

This, ladies and gentlemen, is not Brendan Shanahan’s fault.<p>But soon, it will be.<p>It will be if Shanahan, like so many before him, chooses not to take …

Canadian Hockey

Toronto Maple Leafs memories, Stanley Cup full of gravy and more cowbell: 20 Questions with Joe Nieuwendyk

TORONTO – Joe Nieuwendyk was nursing a sore throat, a warm cup of tea and an unopened bag of lozenges on the table in front of him. He had been …

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Marlies winger Brad Ross given 20-game suspension by AHL

Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Brad Ross was given a 20-game suspension by the American Hockey League on Wednesday, becoming the first player to violate the terms of the league's new performance enhancing substances program.<p>The AHL made the announcement in a brief news release but did not reveal …

Iain MacIntyre: Canucks sticking to plan, skid be damned

VANCOUVER - Ideologically, it is the irresistible force paradox. With the Vancouver Canucks suddenly stalled and unable to score, general manager Jim …

NHL suspends Wild’s Ryan Suter two games for elbow to head of Penguins’ Downie

The NHL has suspended Minnesota Wild defenceman Ryan Suter two games for elbowing Pittsburgh Penguins forward Steve Downie in the head.<p>Suter will miss Minnesota's game Thursday night in Buffalo against the Sabres and Saturday at home against the Arizona Coyotes.<p>The 29-year-old had never been …

Wild coach Mike Yeo in trouble after blowout; Toronto's new Leafs

<b>Off The Draw</b><p>#http://www.120sports.com/video/v106352028/fleury-beats-his-29th-team<p>Penguins 7, Wild 2.<p>And with that, the countdown is officially, …

Ducks score twice in single shift against Leafs, goal awarded to Atlanta (Video)

83345728<p>The Toronto Maple Leafs season may be best summed up by what happened Wednesday night in Anaheim.<p>It started with Toronto's Richard Panik and …

NHL Daily Picks: Bruins, Rangers meet in Boston for East showdown

The Boston Bruins and New York Rangers meet in the game of the night on Thursday, while the Minnesota Wild and Toronto Maple Leafs look to bust out …

Ducks' Perry considered signing with Maple Leafs

Corey Perry is happy with his decision to remain a member of the Anaheim Ducks, but he pondered becoming a Toronto Maple Leaf.<p>Perry re-signed with …

NHL

Boston Bruins’ Zdeno Chara levels Tampa Bay Lightning rookie with one punch

Hello, Cedric Paquette. As you continue through your first full season in the NHL, here is a helpful tip: Do not do this.<p>[np_storybar title=”‘Too …

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Red Wings have no issues turning net over to Mrazek

Last year, Petr Mrazek was known as the goaltender with snowmen on his pads for Winter Classic weekend. Now he's the starting goaltender of the Detroit Red Wings.<p>It took two injuries for that to happen, first Jonas Gustavsson's shoulder in November and then all-star Jimmy Howard's groin last …

Blues give Martin Brodeur 1-week leave of absence

The St. Louis Blues have given Martin Brodeur a one-week leave of absence, perhaps signalling the end of the 42-year-old goalie's time with the …

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Ryan Suter receives 2-game suspension for elbowing Steve Downie

Hockey Day in Minnesota just got a whole less homegrown.<p>Wild defenseman Ryan Suter has been suspended by the NHL for 2-games after he elbowed …

Nicklas Backstrom drops appeal

LONDON -- Nearly a year later, Swedish hockey star Nicklas Backstrom reached a settlement Thursday in his fight against the positive drug test that …

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Pekka Rinne Injury Update

During the third period of the Nashville Predators 5-1 victory on Tuesday night, goaltender Pekka Rinne sustained a sprained knee which will cause …

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