Archive for the ‘Sports/Hockey/NHL’ Category

Hot dog! Phil Kessel enjoying his day with Stanley Cup

Monday, August 14th, 2017
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Revenge is a dish best served hot. So says Phil Kessel, Stanley Cup champion.

Former NHL coach, GM Bryan Murray dies at 74

Saturday, August 12th, 2017
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Bryan Murray, the veteran NHL coach and general manager who led the Ottawa Senators to a Stanley Cup final appearance in 2007, has died. He was 74.

NHL: Players under contract in minors can’t go to Olympics

Monday, August 7th, 2017
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Players with NHL contracts, even those in the minors, will not be allowed to participate in the Winter Olympics next February.

Sidney Crosby brings home Stanley Cup for 3rd time

Sunday, August 6th, 2017
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Sidney Crosby is welcoming the Stanley Cup to his native Nova Scotia for a third time. Phil Pritchard, the Cup's keeper, tweeted a photo of the Pittsburgh Penguins captain hoisting the trophy above his head beside an airplane in Halifax.

Tony Granato named U.S. Olympic men’s hockey coach

Friday, August 4th, 2017
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Wisconsin's Tony Granato will coach the U.S. men's hockey team at the 2018 Olympics, the first Winter Games without NHL players since 1994.

Predators’ Mike Fisher announces his retirement after 17 years in the NHL

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
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Nashville Predators forward Mike Fisher has announced his retirement, a move that means the defending Stanley Cup finalists must select a new captain.

Sabres star Jack Eichel about to get very rich: report

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
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A person familiar with negotiations tells The Associated Press the Buffalo Sabres and Jack Eichel are discussing a contract extension that could run the NHL maximum eight years.

Former Canadiens defenceman Markov signs with Russian club

Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Longtime Montreal Canadiens defenceman Andrei Markov has signed with Russian club Ak Bars Kazan.

Penguins agree to terms with Conor Sheary on 3-year deal

Sunday, July 30th, 2017
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The Pittsburgh Penguins have agreed to terms with forward Conor Sheary on a $9 million, three-year deal.

Dallas Stars to host 2018 NHL draft

Saturday, July 29th, 2017
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The Dallas Stars will host the 2018 NHL draft at American Airlines Center.