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NHL Capsules: BOSTON - Jarome Iginla scored a pair of goals, ba…

NHL Capsules: BOSTON - Jarome Iginla scored a pair of goals, ba…

BOSTON - Jarome Iginla scored a pair of goals, backup goaltender Chad Johnson made 29 saves and the Eastern Conference-leading Bruins won their eighth straight, 5-1 over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday afternoon. Milan Lucic had a goal an...
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  • OHL Roundup: Otters catch fire in third period to win eighth st…

    OHL Roundup: Otters catch fire in third period to win eighth straight game

    NHL.com Mar 15
    ERIE, Pa. - The Erie Otters won their eighth straight game with a four-goal outburst in the third en route to an 8-4 win over the Sarnia Sting in Ontario Hockey League play Saturday. Brendan Gaunce, Michael Curtis and Andre Burakovsky each sc...
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  • Johansen's disputed shootout goal leads Blue Jackets past Wild …

    Johansen's disputed shootout goal leads Blue Jackets past Wild 2-1

    Johansen's disputed shootout goal leads Blue Jackets past Wild 2-1
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  • Habs rally over Sens

    Habs rally over Sens

    The Habs trailed the Sens 4-1 late in the third period, but scored three quick goals to force OT, where they won 5-4.
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  • Berglund scores twice to lead Blues past Predators 4-1

    Berglund scores twice to lead Blues past Predators 4-1

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Patrik Berglund scored twice to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 4-1 victory over the Nashville Predators Saturday night. Vladimir Tarasenko and Alexander Steen had the other goals for the Blues, who have won seven of their la...
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  • Mike Blunden ends nine-round shootout as Bulldogs beat Crunch 2…

    Mike Blunden ends nine-round shootout as Bulldogs beat Crunch 2-1

    NHL.com Mar 15
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Mike Blunden scored the lone goal in the ninth round of the shootout to lift the Hamilton Bulldogs past the Syracuse Crunch 2-1 in American Hockey League play Saturday. Louis Leblanc had the only goal in regulation for the Bu...
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  • Okposo has goal, assist in Islanders' 4-1 win over Sabres

    Okposo has goal, assist in Islanders' 4-1 win over Sabres

    Okposo has goal, assist in Islanders' 4-1 win over Sabres
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  • Ben Bishop gets team-record 31st win of the season as the Light…

    Ben Bishop gets team-record 31st win of the season as the Lightning beat Devils 3-0

    Ben Bishop gets team-record 31st win of the season as the Lightning beat Devils 3-0
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  • Josh Lunden scores in St. John's IceCaps' 3-2 win over Portland…

    Josh Lunden scores in St. John's IceCaps' 3-2 win over Portland Pirates

    NHL.com Mar 15
    ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Josh Lunden scored the game winner for the St. John's IceCaps with 6:58 left in regulation en route to a 3-2 win over the Portland Pirates on Saturday. Andrew Gordon and Carl Klingberg also scored for the IceCaps (38-20-4)....
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  • Failed Prediction Forces MSG Hockey Analyst To Eat A Hat On-Air

    Failed Prediction Forces MSG Hockey Analyst To Eat A Hat On-Air

    deadspin.com Mar 15
    What we have here is MSG hockey guru and table hockey expert Stan Fischler attempting to make good on a promise that if the New York Rangers traded Ryan Callahan, he'd eat his hat. Callahan was traded to the Lightning in the blockbuster deal that sent T…
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  • Sweeney's goal gives U.S. gold medal at Paralympics

    Sweeney's goal gives U.S. gold medal at Paralympics

    NHL.com Mar 15
    Josh Sweeney scored on a breakaway in the second period to give the United States a 1-0 victory against Russia in the gold-medal game of ice sled hockey at the 2014 Sochi Paralympics. The U.S. became the first team to defend its goal medal sinc...
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  • Reimer likely to get start for Maple Leafs on Sunday

    Reimer likely to get start for Maple Leafs on Sunday

    NHL.com Mar 15
    Goalie James Reimer is likely to start for the Toronto Maple Leafs against the Washington Capitals on Sunday with Jonathan Bernier sidelined by a lower-body injury that may require an MRI. According to TSN, Bernier did not practice Saturday aft...
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  • Red Wings recall winger Tootoo from AHL

    Red Wings recall winger Tootoo from AHL

    ESPN.com Mar 15
    The Detroit Red Wings have recalled right wing Jordin Tootoo from the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL.
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  • Sledge Hockey Hugs: USA wins Paralympic gold; Czechs are big ti…

    Sledge Hockey Hugs: USA wins Paralympic gold; Czechs are big tippers

    yahoo.com Mar 15
    Hockey Hugs is a feature that celebrates the best in hugging from around the sport of hockey, because who doesn't love a good hug now and then? Have you seen a particularly good hug photo lately? Send it to or Tweet it to @HarrisonMooney. Team USA and T…
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  • Johnny Boychuk Gets Boarded, And Claude Julien Can't Stop Swear…

    Johnny Boychuk Gets Boarded, And Claude Julien Can't Stop Swearing

    deadspin.com Mar 15
    Carolina's Patrick Dwyer gave Johnny Boychuk a little push into the boards during the Hurricanes-Bruins game, and Boychuk didn't come away unscathed. He was in visible pain after his legs folded up under him. Officials didn't call a penalty on Dwyer, wh…
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  • Matt Read scores 2 goals and Flyers shut out rival Penguins 4-0

    Matt Read scores 2 goals and Flyers shut out rival Penguins 4-0

    PHILADELPHIA - Matt Read scored a pair of goals to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-0 victory over the short-handed Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday. Scott Hartnell and Vincent Lecavalier also scored for Philadelphia, which is in the middle...
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  • Hossa aims to play for Blackhawks on Sunday

    Hossa aims to play for Blackhawks on Sunday

    NHL.com Mar 15
    CHICAGO -- Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa is expected to return from an upper-body injury Sunday at United Center against the Detroit Red Wings (7:30 p.m. ET, TSN2, NBCSN). Hossa has missed the past five games with the injury, which he...
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  • Thomas Vanek and Montreal Canadiens’ blurred lines

    Thomas Vanek and Montreal Canadiens’ blurred lines

    yahoo.com Mar 15
    The Montreal Canadiens have lost three straight, i.e. every game Thomas Vanek’s played for them since his trade deadline acquisition. They’re 5-4-1 overall in their last 10 games, falling to a wild card spot with 77 points and suddenly sniffing the Detr…
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  • Kessel stars in bizarre vid featuring lasers, cats

    Kessel stars in bizarre vid featuring lasers, cats

    CNNSI.com Mar 15
    Kessel stars in bizarre vid featuring lasers, cats
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  • NHL Three Stars: Hagelin’s hatty; Kuzy’s first NHL points; Duck…

    NHL Three Stars: Hagelin’s hatty; Kuzy’s first NHL points; Ducks, Avs 9 goals in 2nd period

    yahoo.com Mar 15
    No. 1 Star: Evgeny Kuznetsov, Washington Capitals Playing in only his third game for the Washington Capitals, the long-awaited rookie scored his first NHL point, and had his first NHL multi-point game against the Vancouver Canucks. Kuznetsov assisted on…
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  • WHL Roundup: Holmberg nears scoring title as Chiefs edge Americ…

    WHL Roundup: Holmberg nears scoring title as Chiefs edge Americans in shootout

    NHL.com Mar 15
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Mitch Holmberg scored his 62nd goal of the season in regulation and then scored in the shootout as the Spokane Chiefs edged the visiting Tri-City Americans 4-3 on Friday in Western Hockey League action. Holmberg currently lea...
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  • Roberto Luongo, Cory Schneider face off as Panthers beat Devils

    Roberto Luongo, Cory Schneider face off as Panthers beat Devils

    Roberto Luongo faced off vs. his old teammate Cory Schneider -- this time as a Panther -- as Florida beat the Devils 5-3.
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  • Watch Corey Perry inspect glass in Colorado, gives Patrick Roy …

    Watch Corey Perry inspect glass in Colorado, gives Patrick Roy thumbs-up (Video)

    yahoo.com Mar 15
    The last time the Ducks and Avalanche met, it was the first game of the new season, and Patrick Roy was making his head coaching debut. Few people expected anything from the Avs. They were a very young team with a brand new coach. The Ducks counted them…
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  • Ducks score 6 goals in 2nd period, top Avs 6-4

    Ducks score 6 goals in 2nd period, top Avs 6-4

    How did the Ducks bounce back from their losing streak? A six-goal second period did the trick, as they beat the Avs 6-4.
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  • Flames rally for 4-3 shootout win over Stars in Dallas' 1st hom…

    Flames rally for 4-3 shootout win over Stars in Dallas' 1st home game since Peverley collapse

    NHL.com Mar 15
    DALLAS - Calgary's Mike Cammalleri had a different ending in mind on another emotional night for the Dallas Stars. Cammalleri scored two goals, Corban Knight netted the winner in a shootout, and the Flames erased a two-goal deficit in the thi...
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  • Jets goalie Pavelec injured vs. Rangers

    Jets goalie Pavelec injured vs. Rangers

    NHL.com Mar 15
    WINNIPEG -- Winnipeg Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec left the team's game Friday against the New York Rangers at MTS Centre with an undisclosed injury. Jets coach Paul Maurice did not provide any further information on Pavelec's injury after the...
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  • Abbotsford downs Utica, Connolly snaps Heat's losing streak wit…

    Abbotsford downs Utica, Connolly snaps Heat's losing streak with first AHL goal

    NHL.com Mar 15
    ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - Brendan Connolly scored his first career American Hockey League goal, and Olivier Roy made 27 saves to snap the Abbotsford Heat's eight-game losing streak with a 3-1 win over the Utica Comets on Friday. Josh Jooris and Dere...
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  • Ovechkin scores, Kuznetsov adds 3 assists in Capitals' 4-3 win …

    Ovechkin scores, Kuznetsov adds 3 assists in Capitals' 4-3 win over Vancouver

    NHL.com Mar 15
    WASHINGTON - For nearly four years, Washington Capitals fans have watched video clips of Evgeny Kuznetsov playing in Russia and imagined what he could do in the NHL. On Friday night, Kuznetsov began compiling the North American version of his...
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  • NHL Capsules: WINNIPEG - Henrik Lundqvist stopped 30 shots to t…

    NHL Capsules: WINNIPEG - Henrik Lundqvist stopped 30 shots to t…

    NHL.com Mar 15
    WINNIPEG - Henrik Lundqvist stopped 30 shots to tie the Rangers' record for career wins, and Swedish countryman Carl Hagelin scored three goals to lift New York to a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night. Lundqvist tied the mark ...
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  • Roman Josi gets 3 assists as Nashville Predators beat Chicago B…

    Roman Josi gets 3 assists as Nashville Predators beat Chicago Blackhawks 3-2

    NHL.com Mar 15
    CHICAGO - Roman Josi and Nashville's dangerous defencemen did it all against the Chicago Blackhawks. That is why Pekka Rinne believes the blue-liners are the biggest key for a strong finish to the Predators' disappointing season. Josi had ...
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  • Greyhounds pay tribute to Terry Trafford in Saginaw's first gam…

    Greyhounds pay tribute to Terry Trafford in Saginaw's first game since his death

    NHL.com Mar 15
    SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. - Days after Terry Trafford's body was found, his teammates on the Saginaw Spirit paid tribute to his memory. The 20-year-old Toronto native was honoured prior to puck drop Friday night with a video tribute as the Spiri...
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  • Video - Iginla, Lucic Power Bruins To Eighth Straight Win 00:49

    Iginla, Lucic Power Bruins To Eighth Straight Win

    Mar 15
    Jarome Iginla scored two goals and Milan Lucic scored a goal and added two assists in the Bruins' 5-1 win over the Hurricanes.
  • Video - Ducks Prevail After Kings' Goal Waived Off 01:17

    Ducks Prevail After Kings' Goal Waived Off

    Mar 15
    Patrick Maroon scored the go-ahead goal in the second to lead the Ducks to a 2-1 win over the Kings.
  • Video - Bishop Stops Devils 01:12

    Bishop Stops Devils

    Mar 15
    Ben Bishop stopped 23 shots to set a Tampa Bay single-season record with 31 victories in the Lightning's 3-0 win over the Devils.