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Pro wrestler-turned-UFC fighter CM Punk isn’t shy to show his t…

Pro wrestler-turned-UFC fighter CM Punk isn’t shy to show his true colors – Blackhawks’ red

thehockeynews.com Updated May 21 (yesterday)
You’ve got to understand this about Phil Brooks, professionally known as CM Punk: he was never handed anything as a blue-collar kid coming out of Chicago, as a student, as a pro wrestler who rose to the pinnacle of the industry or in his current line of…
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  • Top 10 coaches by points percentage: Where does Mike Babcock si…

    Top 10 coaches by points percentage: Where does Mike Babcock sit?

    thehockeynews.com May 20 (3 days ago)
    The Toronto Maple Leafs have been mired in the basement of the NHL for several seasons, but the hiring of coach Mike Babcock is giving Leafs Nation a reason for hope for a better and much brighter future. While he hasn’t coached long enough to make the …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Next step for Oilers is building their blueline

    Rumor Roundup: Next step for Oilers is building their blueline

    thehockeynews.com May 20 (3 days ago)
    Things certainly seem to be looking up for the Edmonton Oilers. After naming Bob Nicholson as their CEO, hiring Peter Chiarelli as GM and Todd McLellan as head coach plus winning the 2015 Draft lottery, there’s a sense this long-moribund team has finall…
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  • Eulogy: Remembering the 2014-15 Montreal Canadiens

    Eulogy: Remembering the 2014-15 Montreal Canadiens

    yahoo.com May 17 (6 days ago)
    (Ed. Note: As the Stanley Cup Playoffs continue, we're bound to lose some friends along the journey. We've asked for these losers, gone but not forgotten, to be eulogized by the people who knew the teams best: The bloggers and fans who hate them the mos…
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  • Memorial Cup preview: How each team wins or loses

    Memorial Cup preview: How each team wins or loses

    thehockeynews.com May 16 (7 days ago)
    We know our four teams for the Memorial Cup now. Thanks to Oshawa’s ousting of Connor McDavid and the Erie Otters, the Generals will represent the OHL, joining Kelowna of the WHL, plus Quebec (the hosts) and Rimouski in the QMJHL. So who is favored to w…
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  • Rumor Roundup: How will the Canadiens add scoring this summer?

    Rumor Roundup: How will the Canadiens add scoring this summer?

    Following the Montreal Canadiens’ elimination from the 2015 playoffs by the Tampa Bay Lightning, the overwhelming media consensus indicates the Habs must improve their offense. It’s easy to understand why. The Canadiens were 20th in goals-for during the…
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  • Erik Karlsson fractured Nathan Beaulieu’s sternum with thunderi…

    Erik Karlsson fractured Nathan Beaulieu’s sternum with thundering Round 1 check

    Before Washington’s Brooks Orpik delivered his thundering check to New York’s Dan Boyle in Game 7 of the series between the Capitals and Rangers, the biggest hit of the post-season belonged to Ottawa’s fleet-footed defenseman Erik Karlsson. While Karlss…
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  • Montreal Canadiens cut ties with veterans Gonchar, Weaver, Malh…

    Montreal Canadiens cut ties with veterans Gonchar, Weaver, Malhotra

    NHL.com May 15
    BROSSARD, Que. - Veterans Manny Malhotra, Sergei Gonchar and Mike Weaver will not be back with the Montreal Canadiens next season. General manager Marc Bergevin said he informed all three of the decision on Friday. "The did great service f...
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  • Canadiens GM backs Therrien as coach, sour on Galchenyuk at cen…

    Canadiens GM backs Therrien as coach, sour on Galchenyuk at center

    The Montreal Canadiens were eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs in the second round by the Tampa Bay Lightning, losing the first three games of the series before rallying to still lose in Game 6. Some people felt that coach Michel Therrien’s inabil…
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  • Price is wrong, Subban is right when it comes to what felled Ca…

    Price is wrong, Subban is right when it comes to what felled Canadiens

    After a season in which Carey Price was the best goaltender in the entire world, led his team to the post-season, came up big when necessary and did everything in his power to help the Canadiens win, he still blamed himself for the team’s failure to win…
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  • Why Phil Kessel should be Montreal’s top trade target

    Why Phil Kessel should be Montreal’s top trade target

    Babe Ruth, Wade Boggs, Roger Clemens, Johnny Damon and Jacoby Ellsbury, to name a few, were Boston Red Sox and then New York Yankees. Brett Favre was a Green Bay Packer and then a Minnesota Viking. Edmonton Oilers legend Grant Fuhr finished his career w…
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  • Canadiens need to do more than tinker to become true Cup conten…

    Canadiens need to do more than tinker to become true Cup contender

    In light of the Montreal Canadiens exiting the playoffs with a whimper Tuesday night, now is as good a time to ask the question. What exactly are the Montreal Canadiens? Are they a team on the rise that is a couple of pieces away from being a Stanley Cu…
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  • Stanley Cup Playoffs notebook: Tuesday, May 12

    Stanley Cup Playoffs notebook: Tuesday, May 12

    NHL.com May 13
    TUESDAY'S RESULT Home Team in Caps TAMPA BAY 4, Montreal 1 – TBL wins series 4-2 KUCHEROV POWERS LIGHTNING TO CONFERENCE FINALS Nikita Kucherov (2-1—3) had three points to propel the Tampa Bay Lightning past the Montreal Canadiens and into t...
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  • Bolts’ Steven Stamkos scores crucial goal on Habs’ Carey Price …

    Bolts’ Steven Stamkos scores crucial goal on Habs’ Carey Price in Game 6

    With just two goals in 12 games heading into Game 6 against Montreal, Lightning superstar Steven Stamkos hasn’t exactly set the world on fire in the 2015 post-season. But he scored a massive goal on Canadiens netminding menace Carey Price early in the s…
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  • Marchessault replaces Callahan for Lightning

    Marchessault replaces Callahan for Lightning

    NHL.com May 12
    TAMPA -- Tampa Bay Lightning forward Jonathan Marchessault is replacing Ryan Callahan in the lineup for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Second Round series against the Montreal Canadiens (CBC, TV-A, NBCSN). Callahan is day-to-day after having ...
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  • Lightning goalie Ben Bishop faces defining Game 6 vs. Canadiens

    Lightning goalie Ben Bishop faces defining Game 6 vs. Canadiens

    yahoo.com May 12
    “The most important person for the Lightning's success tonight in a pretty-close-to-a-must-win Game 6 against the Canadiens is not goalie Ben Bishop or leading scorer Steven Stamkos or top defenseman Victor Hedman. In fact, he doesn't wear skates or sit…
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  • Ryan Callahan out indefinitely after emergency appendectomy

    Ryan Callahan out indefinitely after emergency appendectomy

    yahoo.com May 12
    The hockey gods are clearly conspiring against the Lightning, or lining up in favor of the Canadiens. First, there was the whole losing Games 4 and 5 against Montreal and a chance to eliminate the Canadiens. Now, there’s this report from the Tampa Bay T…
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  • Video - Canadiens Blank Hurricanes 00:53

    Canadiens Blank Hurricanes

    Mar 19
    Carey Price had 31 saves in the Canadiens' 4-0 win over the Hurricanes.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 16:06

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Mar 17
    John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside kick around the rule changes proposed by the general managers, look at the turmoil in San Jose and make their picks at the tight race for the Presidents' Trophy.
  • Video - Canadiens Beat Panthers 01:21

    Canadiens Beat Panthers

    Mar 17
    Jacob De La Rose had a goal and an assist in Montreal's 3-2 win over Florida.
  • Video - Stamkos, Bolts Muscle Past Habs 01:22

    Stamkos, Bolts Muscle Past Habs

    Mar 16
    Steven Stamkos scored two goals in the Lightning's 4-2 win over the Canadiens.

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