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Canada names final seven players for 2016 World Cup of Hockey r…

Canada names final seven players for 2016 World Cup of Hockey roster

NHL.com thehockeynews.com Updated May 29 (yesterday)
TORONTO - Canada's roster for the World Cup of Hockey was finalized Friday night with the addition of four forwards and three defencemen. Matt Duchene of the Colorado Avalanche, Brad Marchand of the Boston Bruins, Claude Giroux of the Philade...
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  • Huge if True: Examining that bad Kevan Miller contract extensio…

    Huge if True: Examining that bad Kevan Miller contract extension

    yahoo.com May 26 (5 days ago)
    [HUGE IF TRUE breaks down the plausibility of the week's biggest rumor.] On Tuesday, the Boston Bruins announced a baffling extension for Kevan Miller. Four years, $10 million. Both those numbers are galling for entirely different reasons, and most ever…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Canucks’ top priority will be addressing scoring…

    Rumor Roundup: Canucks’ top priority will be addressing scoring depth

    thehockeynews.com May 25 (6 days ago)
    A lack of scoring depth scuttled the Vancouver Canucks playoff hopes this season. Only the New Jersey Devils scored fewer goals . Addressing this should be a priority for GM Jim Benning. Since March, there’s been talk Benning could pursue Boston Bruins …
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  • Bruins ink defenseman Kevan Miller to four-year, $10-million co…

    Bruins ink defenseman Kevan Miller to four-year, $10-million contract

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com May 24 (6 days ago)
    Kevan Miller’s first full season as a Boston Bruin wasn’t without its difficulties, but the 28-year-old blueliner has managed to turn his five-goal, 18-point campaign as a second- and third-pairing defenseman into a brand new four-year deal. The Bruins …
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  • Should prospect goaltenders play a lot in the AHL – or a little…

    Should prospect goaltenders play a lot in the AHL – or a little in the NHL?

    A fractured larynx is horrible news for anyone. Merely writing about such a gruesome, frightening injury churns the stomach. For Providence Bruins goaltender Malcolm Subban, though, taking a puck to the throat Feb. 6 was especially discouraging. After a…
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  • Stamkos's risks; IIHF adds 3-on-3; Bruins' poor drafting  (Puck…

    Stamkos's risks; IIHF adds 3-on-3; Bruins' poor drafting (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com May 20
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . • Presented without comment: your …
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  • Kessel doing with Penguins what was impossible in Toronto and B…

    Kessel doing with Penguins what was impossible in Toronto and Boston

    Should Phil Kessel continue his personal assault on the playoffs and be named winner of the Conn Smythe Trophy as tournament MVP, fans in Toronto and Boston should feel nothing but happiness for him. Wasting their time and emotional energy lamenting wha…
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  • Red Wings hire assistant coach Houda, don't re-sign Bedard

    Red Wings hire assistant coach Houda, don't re-sign Bedard

    NHL.com May 10
    DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings hired assistant coach Doug Houda on Tuesday after agreeing to a three-year contract. Houda was drafted by Detroit in 1984 and was one of its defencemen for parts of six seasons. He had been a Boston Bruins assi...
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  • Canadiens, Bruins to play pre-season game in Quebec City

    Canadiens, Bruins to play pre-season game in Quebec City

    There’s not yet any official word on whether or not an expansion team will be granted to Quebec City for the 2017-18 season, but NHL hockey will be played at the Videotron Centre as early as next season. The Montreal Canadiens announced Tuesday that the…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Islanders, Oilers could be perfect off-season pa…

    Rumor Roundup: Islanders, Oilers could be perfect off-season partners

    With the New York Islanders eliminated from the second round of the 2016 playoffs, they head into the offseason facing the possibility of some significant roster changes. Newsday’s Steve Zipay reports pending unrestricted free agents Kyle Okposo, Frans …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Expansion draft could create a dilemma for the P…

    Rumor Roundup: Expansion draft could create a dilemma for the Penguins

    The NHL and NHLPA recently agreed upon the rules for a potential expansion draft that could be held following the end of the 2016-17 campaign. Though these rules haven’t been officially released, TSN’s Gary Lawless reported sources claim players carryin…
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  • Watch Shea Weber use his unstoppable shot to score Game 3 winne…

    Watch Shea Weber use his unstoppable shot to score Game 3 winner

    Nashville Predators blueliner Shea Weber gives up five inches and more than 20 pounds to Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara, yet at the NHL skills competition the gap between the two rearguards hardest shots is a mere 0.3 miles per hour. So it goes al…
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  • Bruins’ Krug out six months, Krejci sidelined for five after of…

    Bruins’ Krug out six months, Krejci sidelined for five after off-season surgery

    Boston struggled down the home stretch and fell three points short of landing themselves a post-season berth, but the extended off-season might pay dividends for three key members of their roster. The Bruins announced Tuesday that Torey Krug, David Krej…
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  • Auston Matthews is the center you build a Stanley Cup contender…

    Auston Matthews is the center you build a Stanley Cup contender around

    The Toronto Maple Leafs have been attempting to rebuild the right way under the Brendan Shanahan/Lou Lamoriello/Mike Babcock regime and in winning Saturday night’s draft lottery, the most important piece has become available to them. In Auston Matthews,…
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  • Kopitar, Barkov and Eriksson nominated for Lady Byng Trophy

    Kopitar, Barkov and Eriksson nominated for Lady Byng Trophy

    Anze Kopitar was nominated for his second 2016 NHL award on Saturday. The Los Angeles Kings center was named one of the three finalists for the league’s Lady Byng Trophy, given to the “player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and…
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  • Selke Trophy Finalists: Bergeron vs. Kesler vs. Kopitar

    Selke Trophy Finalists: Bergeron vs. Kesler vs. Kopitar

    Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins, Ryan Kesler of the Anaheim Ducks and Anze Kopitar of the Los Angeles Kings are the three finalists for the 2015-16 Frank J. Selke Trophy, which is awarded “to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of…
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  • Former NHL heavyweight Colton Orr retires after 13-year pro hoc…

    Former NHL heavyweight Colton Orr retires after 13-year pro hockey career

    NHL.com Apr 28
    TORONTO - Former NHL tough guy Colton Orr has retired after a 13-year professional career. Orr played 477 career NHL games Boston Bruins, the New York Rangers and Toronto, piling up 1,186 penalty minutes. The six-foot-three, 225-pound Winn...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Is friendship with P.K. Subban enough to lure St…

    Rumor Roundup: Is friendship with P.K. Subban enough to lure Steven Stamkos to Montreal?

    If center Steven Stamkos fails to re-sign with the Tampa Bay Lightning this summer, it’s assumed the Toronto Maple Leafs will be his destination of choice via free agency. However, he could entertain an offer from another major Canadian franchise. In an…
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  • Shaw insight; Dubas staying with Leafs; Neely on Bruins (Puck H…

    Shaw insight; Dubas staying with Leafs; Neely on Bruins (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Apr 20
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . Security tells out-of-control Rang…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Expect changes in Boston as Bruins seek quick tu…

    Rumor Roundup: Expect changes in Boston as Bruins seek quick turnaround

    After missing the playoffs last season for the first since since 2006-07, the Boston Bruins shook up their management and roster. Having missed the postseason in consecutive years (also for the first time since ’07), more changes are expected. It was as…
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  • Video - Big Third Period Lifts Senators Past Bruins 00:44

    Big Third Period Lifts Senators Past Bruins

    Mar 19
    Kyle Turris scored twice in the Senators' 6-4 win over the Bruins.
  • Video - Sabres Beat Bruins In Shootout 00:44

    Sabres Beat Bruins In Shootout

    Mar 17
    Tyler Ennis scored the lone goal in a shootout as Buffalo beat Boston 2-1.
  • Video - Caps Stop Bruins' Hot Streak 00:48

    Caps Stop Bruins' Hot Streak

    Mar 15
    Braden Holtby had 32 saves in Washington's 2-0 win over Boston, which ended the Bruins' five-game winning streak.
  • Video - Crosby Late Scratch, Penguins Fall To Bruins 01:23

    Crosby Late Scratch, Penguins Fall To Bruins

    Mar 14
    Tuukka Rask had 30 saves in the Bruins' 2-0 win over the Penguins.