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A Message from Glen Sather and Jeff Gorton About Our Team
As a member of the Blueshirt Faithful, we consider you a part of the New York Rangers family, and always want to ensure we share important news about the organization directly with you. Today, we want to talk to you about the future. As you know, since the …
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Wheeler’s trial at centre a lesson for young players
WINNIPEG – When the Winnipeg Jets lost top-line centre Mark Scheifele to a long-term injury late in the calendar year, many were left asking: What now? The answer – in the short term, at least – was right there in front of them, and proved to be a good …
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Vlasic Named Sharks Foundation “Player of the Month” for January
SAN JOSE – The San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) announced today that Defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic (@Vlasic44) has been selected as the Sharks Foundation (@SharksCare) “Sharks Player of the Month” for January. Vlasic finished the month of January with 11 …
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The Flames could make a couple of lineup changes this evening when they host the Philadelphia Flyers at the Scotiabank Saddledome. As per Tuesday’s practice, Lance Bouma is expected to jump back into the lineup, replacing Garnet Hathaway on the fourth line.
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Preview: Avalanche at Devils
Colorado Avalanche goaltender Jeremy Smith is expected to make his NHL debut. Smith, 27, was recalled from San Antonio of the American Hockey League on Feb. 8 and has served as backup to Calvin Pickard for eight games this season. Selected in the second …
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Bruins Announce Kids Captain Contest
BOSTON – The Boston Bruins announced today that they have partnered with Bauer Hockey and MonkeySports for the Bauer Hockey and MonkeySports Kids Captain contest. The Bauer Hockey and MonkeySports Kids Captain contest is open to youth hockey players ages 8 …
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sportPreview: Capitals at Devils
Capitals coach Barry Trotz said Carlson, who has missed the past five games, will work out in Florida with a trainer and is expected to return to the lineup at the New York Islanders on Tuesday. He also said there is a backup plan in place if Beagle …

Patrick Marleau scores four in Sharks win
DENVER –Patrick Marleau had the first four-goal game of his NHL career, scoring them on four shots in the third period, to help the San Jose Sharks to a 5-2 win against the Colorado Avalanche at Pepsi Center on Monday. San Jose (30-16-2) won its season …

Carter Hutton, Blues shut out Penguins
PITTSBURGH — Carter Hutton made 34 saves for the St. Louis Blues to shut out the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-0 at PPG Paints Arena on Tuesday. Hutton rebounded from allowing three goals on eight shots in a 7-3 loss to the Washington Capitals on Thursday.


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sportIsles Day-To-Day: Pulock Practices, Seidenberg Skates
Ryan Pulock was a full participant in practice on Sunday, as the New York Islanders skated at Northwell Health Ice Center. Pulock, out with a lower-body injury since Oct. 21, will not play on Monday against the Calgary Flames, but is nearing a return …

Bridgestone Arena Countdown to 20 Years: 2003
Known as Nashville Arena upon its inception, Bridgestone Arena’s 1993 mission statement was “to provide a state-of-the-art facility that can maximize utilization by hosting a full spectrum of events appealing to all constituencies in the Nashville area.

Sharks extend home winning streak vs. Canadiens to 10
Joe Pavelski (1-1-2) and Brent Burns each scored to help the San Jose Sharks improve to 6-1-1 in their past eight games overall and earn their 10th consecutive home win against the Montreal Canadiens (MTL: 0-8-2). The Canadiens haven’t won in San Jose …


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sportSan Jose Sharks beat Calgary Flames 5-2 in NHL hockey at SAP Center
The San Jose Sharks beat the Calgary Flames 5-2 in an NHL hockey game at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015. Matt Tennyson started for the Sharks, as defenseman Justin Braun missed a second consecutive game with an infection …
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Coach’s Corner: NHL linesmen are out of control
“I have been going nuts,” Cherry said on Hockey Night in Canada. “Linesmen drive me crazy throwing guys out [of the faceoff circle] and I have been saying they love to call icings. They want to get [involved] in the game.” Cherry pointed to a specific …

Capitals’ Braden Holtby honored by NHL as ‘Second Star of the Week’
Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby was named the “Second Star of the Week” by the NHL on Monday after starting — and winning — games against the Edmonton Oilers, Winnipeg Jets, Tampa Bay Lightning and Toronto Maple Leafs. Holtby, who …
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Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: DraftKings NHL Optimal Lineup for October 22
It’s still early in the NHL season, but trends are starting to show for daily fantasy hockey owners. But with only eight games from which to choose players, narrowing down the options isn’t an ideal situation. You know who has your back? We do. Instead …
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NHL Players Poll: Who is the most underrated player in hockey?
His inclusion on such lists has reached the point of hilarity. Eriksson used to be so underrated that he became overrated for being underrated. Then the Tyler Seguin trade happened, Eriksson’s numbers fell, and apparently in the eyes of at least one …
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Max McCormick makes NHL dream come true
Max McCormick has taken the ice thousands of times for line shifts throughout his hockey career. But the first one the De Pere native took Saturday had a different feel to it. McCormick accomplished a childhood dream when he made his NHL debut for the …
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Former Cathedral hockey standout John Leonard makes NHL Central Scouting

sportFormer Cathedral hockey standout John Leonard makes NHL Central Scouting
Amherst native John Leonard, who is playing hockey for the USHL’s Green Bay Gamblers this year, is on the NHL Central Scouting preliminary list of players to watch for the 2016 draft. The list, which is released annually in September, came out Tuesday.

Leafs’ Mike Babcock among 7 NHL coaching changes
His replacement there is Jeff Blashill, who won a Calder Cup in the American Hockey League in 2013 with many of the Red Wings’ current stars like Tomas Tatar, Tomas Jurco and Gustav Nyquist. “It’s been fun years for him, for sure, and now this is the …

103 Americans Named to NHL CSS Preliminary Players to Watch List
All total, 103 American-born players were named to the National Hockey League’s Central Scouting Service preliminary players to watch list for the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. Of the total, 54 come from U.S. junior leagues, with 45 from the United States …
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sportCult of Hockey: Team USA coach and NHL Network analyst John Tortorella doesn’t
John Tortorella has an impressive hockey resume. He has coached 936 games at the NHL level, winning among other things the Stanley Cup and the Jack Adams Award as the league’s best coach. He’s also going to coach Team USA at the 2016 World Cup …
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NHL Preview: Penguins finally give Crosby, Malkin the help they need
When it comes to the Pittsburgh Penguins’ most recent playoff exits there seems to be a belief that they have been the result of poor goaltending or defensive breakdowns. But that really hasn’t been the case since they lost to the Philadelphia Flyers …

Marchand lifts Bruins over Rangers in shootout
Flames Avalanche Hockey. Calgary Flames goalie Joni Ortio makes a pad save off a shot against the Colorado Avalanche in the first period of an NHL preseason hockey game Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, in Denver. DAVID ZALUBOWSKI — AP Photo. Rangers …
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American Hockey League unveils 2015-16 schedule

sportAmerican Hockey League unveils 2015-16 schedule
The American Hockey League will open its 80th season with five games Oct. 9 as the league unveiled its schedule for the 2015-16 season Thursday. Teams will play 76 games, with the exception of five teams that joined the league in January. The …

Fantasy Hockey: Ranking the best NHL defensemen for 2015-16
Dobber Hockey launched in 2005 and Dobber and his staff have hitched their wagons to Puck Daddy to preach fantasy hockey to the Yahoo! masses since 2009. As it is in real hockey, fantasy roto hockey starts from the net out. After the truly elite …
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Seven Wonders of the Hockey World: Places a fan must visit
You’ve heard of the Seven Wonders? That list compiled by the Hellenic historian Herodotus of the world’s most spectacular manmade structures, from the Great Pyramid of Giza to the Colossus of Rhodes? His recognition of ancient marvels served as a …

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sportAwful August: NHL Fans’ Least Favorite Month
The National Hockey League season (games that count) runs from October through June. That only leaves three months (July, August, September) without meaningful hockey. While September isn’t quite October (casual fans may not be overly intrigued by …
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Gary Bettman sticking to blueprints for NHL expansion
“Generally speaking, an individual may receive expenses from professional hockey teams to participate in the team’s development camp, provided the visit does not exceed 48 hours and any expenses received are not in excess of actual and necessary …
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2022 Winter Olympics in China will be huge growth opportunity for NHL
For a few moments on Friday, Kuala Lumpur became the center of the hockey universe. The steamy Malaysian capital is hosted a gathering of the International Olympic Committee that culminated with the awarding of the 2022 Winter Games. Two cities were …