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Montreal Canadiens continue to roll along because of Shea Weber and Carey Price double whammy

<i>What do you need to know about last night's games? Joe McDonald gives us his take on the biggest and best performances. This is where we say,</i> …

Ice Hockey
NHL
NHL

NHL scores 2016: The Flyers are the NHL’s most fun mess of a team right now

Philadelphia’s not playing great hockey, but they’re the most fun team in the NHL because of it.<p>The Philadelphia Flyers are not a great hockey team. Now before you come after me, Philadelphia, the Flyers are not terrible, but they’ve clearly got issues.<p>Wednesday night seemed to be going par for the …

Ice Hockey

Sidney Crosby is still king of the NHL

When<p>Sidney Crosbyand thePittsburgh Penguinsvisited Southern California last December, he ranked 86th in scoring and his star-studded team was stuck in the middle of theNHLpack.<p>Crosby, twice a league scoring champion and twice an Olympic gold medalist, looked shockingly ordinary. The Penguins, …

WWII Sim ‘Hearts of Iron IV’ Makes the Modern World Look Like It’s On the Brink

Where the world stands in 2016 is much like where it was in 1936, which is where Paradox's strategy game begins.<p>A specter is haunting Europe—the specter of fascism. Or maybe it's the specter of terrorism, nativism, Russian irredentism, or any number of other unpleasant <i>isms</i>. But it's clear the world …

Geopolitics

Himmler′s official war diaries to be published | Germany| News and in-depth reporting from Berlin and beyond | DW | 02.08.2016

The diary of one of the most notorious Nazi leaders, Heinrich Himmler, is to be published next year by a Moscow-based institute. The diaries reveal …

World History

MUST WATCH | This Hockey Trick Shot Will Blow Your Mind

If you’re a sports fan, you’ve seen trick shots. You’ve watched skills competitions and amazing dunks and Zdeno Chara’s 108.8 miles per hour slap …

Before ‘Mr. Hockey,’ Gordie Howe was ‘Mr. Elbows’

<b>This story appears in “Remembering Mr. Hockey,” a special edition of Sportsnet magazine on newsstands this week.</b><i>Unlike “Mr. Hockey,” which rings of</i> …

Alzheimer's Disease

Pittsburgh Penguins 2016 Stanley Cup Champions 40.25" x 13.75" Standard Framed Panoramic

Manufacturer Direct Item<p>Special event items are produced by manufacturers only after the outcome of a game or event. These are advanced sale items …

Stanley Cup

WATCH: Officials mic'd up for Stanley Cup Final

With three rounds in the books and just two teams left, the Stanley Cup Final can get a little heated. After all, you get so far into the playoffs: …

Edmonton Oilers can't buy out Andrew Ference – but that's OK

The former team captain is reportedly still recovering from injury, so the collective bargaining agreement dictates that the Oilers aren't allowed to …

NHL

Russia only changes tune on hooligans when violence puts 2018 World Cup in doubt

Russia plays by its own rules as Europe discovered when the Kremlin sent troops to seize Crimea two years ago.<p>The Olympic movement has been reeling …

The Springfield Thunderbirds are the newest AHL team, unveil sharp logo

The AHL’s newest team has a name. The Springfield Thunderbirds unveiled their moniker and logo Wednesday, and will take the ice this coming season. …

Coyotes take calculated risk, land negotiating rights to Goligoski from Stars for fifth-round pick

The Coyotes are taking a calculated risk, shipping a fifth-round pick to the Dallas Stars for the exclusive negotiating rights to defenseman Alex …

WHL alters rule to let players knock pucks in with skates from outside the crease

The WHL is going to let players deflect, direct and knock pucks in with their skates beginning next season. The rule alteration will remove some the …

Cam Ward forgoes free agency, takes hefty pay cut to remain a Hurricane

Cam Ward is coming back for a 12th season as a Carolina Hurricane. The veteran netminder took a $3 million-per-season pay cut to ink a two-year, $6.6 …

Anze Kopitar named captain of Kings; part of team's "evolution"

GM Dean Lombardi was quick to dismiss the notion that former captain Dustin Brown is washed up, but did say the power forward needed to get his game …

Bickell trade opens room to sign Shaw, but Blackhawks need to be careful

The Blackhawks’ trade of Bryan Bickell freed up $4 million in cap space and could be just what Chicago needed to bring back Andrew Shaw. But GM Stan …

Humongous big comeback: Ilya Bryzgalov wants to make return to NHL

Ilya Bryzgalov wants to return to the NHL next season after spending the 2015-16 season away from the game. The 35-year-old netminder said he has “a …

Maple Leafs’ Cowen, Flyers’ Umberger first players to be bought out

As of Thursday, R.J. Umberger and Jared Cowen are set to become free agents. Both have been bought out of their contracts. Umberger’s buyout saves …

Don Cherry back for more Coach’s Corner next season on new multi-year deal

Don Cherry isn’t going anywhere. The 82-year-old broadcaster’s contract with Sportsnet was set to expire following this season, but the Coach’s …

Sharks need to replicate NHL’s greatest comeback ever to capture Stanley Cup

If the Sharks going to win their first Stanley Cup in franchise history, they have to do something that hasn't been done since 1942.<p><i>Editor's Note: On</i> …

'It's hard hockey': It's hard to watch, too, when stars are snuffed out

The Stanley Cup final has featured one lead change in four games and a trend in which the defensive stalwarts and shot blockers have a bigger impact …

Phil Kessel starring as the best player in a supporting role for Penguins

Phil Kessel's two assists were instrumental in Pittsburgh's 3-1 win over the San Jose Sharks in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup final and his contribution …