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NHL Three Stars: Hossa goes 1,000; Stamkos snipes; MacKinnon (f…

NHL Three Stars: Hossa goes 1,000; Stamkos snipes; MacKinnon (finally) scores

yahoo.com NHL.com Updated 3 hours ago
No. 1 Star: Marian Hossa, Chicago Blackhawks Chicago winger notched his 1,000th point as part of a one goal, one assist night in Chicago’s 5-4 shootout win over Ottawa. Finished second amongst Hawks forwards with 20:37 of ice-time. No. 2 Star: Steven St…
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  • Thomas Vanek's legal troubles continue in money laundering repo…

    Thomas Vanek's legal troubles continue in money laundering report

    yahoo.com 3 hours ago
    Minnesota Wild sniper Thomas Vanek is off to a slow start. And there may be some off-ice reasons for this. On Thursday night, the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reported that Mark Ruff, a bookmaker, pleaded guilty to laundering a gambling debt with a …
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  • Koivu, Pominville get shootout goals, Wild beat Sharks 4-3

    Koivu, Pominville get shootout goals, Wild beat Sharks 4-3

    NHL.com 4 hours ago
    ST. PAUL, Minn. - Another late push resulted in a second straight victory for the Minnesota Wild. Mikko Koivu and Jason Pominville scored in the shootout and the Wild beat the San Jose Sharks 4-3 Thursday night. Kyle Brodziak scored twice ...
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  • Allen stops 24 shots, Steen and Reaves score in Blues' 2-0 win …

    Allen stops 24 shots, Steen and Reaves score in Blues' 2-0 win over Ducks

    NHL.com 4 hours ago
    ST. LOUIS - The short-handed St. Louis Blues took on the visiting Anaheim Ducks with a simple game plan and a lack of offensive firepower. Jake Allen took care of the rest. The Blues' young goalie recorded his second NHL shutout, stopping ...
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  • Allen stops 24 shots, Steen and Reaves score in Blues' 2-0 win …

    Allen stops 24 shots, Steen and Reaves score in Blues' 2-0 win over Ducks

    NHL.com 6 hours ago
    ST. LOUIS - Alexander Steen and Ryan Reaves scored, and Jake Allen stopped 24 shots in his second NHL shutout, leading the St. Louis Blues to a 2-0 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday night. The Blues (5-3-1) won their third consecutive ga...
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  • Patrik Nemeth ready to become a 'knight,' staying positive afte…

    Patrik Nemeth ready to become a 'knight,' staying positive after skate cut injury

    yahoo.com 12 hours ago
    Patrik Nemeth has had a rough go of it during the three years since he’s come to North America. A broken hand, broken foot and concussion have all sidelined the 22-year old Swede, according to Mark Stepneski of the Stars, and now he's added a freak skat…
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  • Briere a healthy scratch; Hitchcock worn out welcome?; best are…

    Briere a healthy scratch; Hitchcock worn out welcome?; best arena food in the league (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com 13 hours ago
    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. - Daniel Briere is a healthy scratch for the Colorado Avalanche “to take some pr…
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  • Celebrity overtime: Five questions with Hercules portrayer Kevi…

    Celebrity overtime: Five questions with Hercules portrayer Kevin Sorbo

    thehockeynews.com 15 hours ago
    Stars like hockey too, and everyone once in a while they’re more interested in chatting up last night’s game than they are in pontificating about their latest TV or film projects. In our weekly “Celebrity Overtime” feature, we take five minutes with var…
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  • Help Jack Jablonski create the world’s largest stick-tap

    Help Jack Jablonski create the world’s largest stick-tap

    thehockeynews.com 15 hours ago
    It’s a sign of respect, appreciation, and a cheer for those who get back up from injury. In leading the world’s largest stick-tap, Jack Jablonski hopes to capture one of hockey’s greatest traditions to lead the charge in support and awareness for those …
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  • David Backes, T.J. Oshie out with concussions for Blues

    David Backes, T.J. Oshie out with concussions for Blues

    yahoo.com 15 hours ago
    So things are really going well for the St. Louis Blues. There are been frustrating losses and bacterial infections and now those “has Ken Hitchcock worn out his welcome?!” stories have begun. Now, more super terrific news: David Backes and T.J. Oshie a…
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  • Nashville makes odd decision on injured mascot

    Nashville makes odd decision on injured mascot

    yahoo.com 17 hours ago
    The Nashville Predators have a player out of the lineup. He's not going on long-term injured reserve; then again, he doesn't count against their salary cap anyway. “We’re not sending him down to Milwaukee for conditioning,” said vice president of market…
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  • Stars' Ully added to WHL Super Series roster

    Stars' Ully added to WHL Super Series roster

    NHL.com 18 hours ago
    Dallas Stars prospect Cole Ully has been added to the Western Hockey League roster for the 2014 Subway Super Series games, the Canadian Hockey League announced Wednesday. Ully, a fifth-round pick (No. 131) in the 2013 NHL Draft playing with the...
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  • NHL Three Stars: Abdelkader dominates 3rd for Wings; Smith powe…

    NHL Three Stars: Abdelkader dominates 3rd for Wings; Smith powers Preds

    yahoo.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    No. 1 Star: Justin Abdelkader, Detroit Red Wings The Red Wings forward was an offensive force in their 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals, scoring the game-tying and game-winning goals and assisting on Gustav Nyquist’s opening goal. That included this…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Abdelkader dominates 3rd for Wings; Smith powe…

    NHL Three Stars: Abdelkader dominates 3rd for Wings; Smith powers Preds

    yahoo.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    No. 1 Star: Justin Abdelkader, Detroit Red Wings The Red Wings forward was an offensive force in their 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals, scoring the game-tying and game-winning goals and assisting on Gustav Nyquist’s opening goal. That included this…
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  • Craig Smith leads Predators past Oilers 4-1; Edmonton's win str…

    Craig Smith leads Predators past Oilers 4-1; Edmonton's win streak ends at four

    NHL.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    EDMONTON - Craig Smith had a pair of goals as the Nashville Predators bounced back from their first regulation loss of the season, defeating the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 on Wednesday. Shea Weber and Taylor Beck also scored for the Predators (6-1-2...
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  • NHL gives Rangers D John Moore 5-game suspension for illegal hi…

    NHL gives Rangers D John Moore 5-game suspension for illegal hit to head of Wild's Haula

    NHL.com ESPN.com yahoo.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - The NHL has suspended New York Rangers defenceman John Moore for five games without pay for an illegal hit to the head of Minnesota Wild forward Erik Haula. The decision was handed out Wednesday by the league's Department of ...
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  • Brett Hull wants you to own a piece of hockey history

    Brett Hull wants you to own a piece of hockey history

    thehockeynews.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    When you play over 1200 games in the NHL spanning over nearly 20 seasons, win two Stanley Cups, and make a living scoring goals, you’re bound to pick up a few souvenirs along the way. Thanks to one of the most iconic goal-scorers in hockey history, now …
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  • Bruins' Krug (broken finger) out 2-3 weeks

    Bruins' Krug (broken finger) out 2-3 weeks

    ESPN.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug will miss 2-3 weeks after he suffered a broken finger during Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Minnesota Wild at TD Garden.
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  • Rumor Roundup: Mike Green could be perfect fit for Colorado

    Rumor Roundup: Mike Green could be perfect fit for Colorado

    thehockeynews.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    Nearly a month into this season, the Colorado Avalanche stumbled from the gate with a 2-4-4 record. Poor defensive play is a significant factor behind their sputtering start, as they rank among the worst teams in shots-against and goals-against per game…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Tarasenko goes hatty; Gibson goes the distance

    NHL Three Stars: Tarasenko goes hatty; Gibson goes the distance

    yahoo.com Oct 29 (2 days ago)
    No. 1 Star: Vladimir Tarasenko, St. Louis Blues Three goals and one assist for the third-year player in St. Louis’ 4-3 overtime win over Dallas. Leads the Blues with nine points in eight games. No. 2 Star: John Gibson, Anaheim Ducks The Anaheim rookie s…
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  • Video - Ladd Leads Jets Past Islanders 00:43

    Ladd Leads Jets Past Islanders

    Oct 28
    Andrew Ladd scored twice in the Jets' 4-3 win over the Islanders.
  • Video - Wild Beat Bruins In Comeback 00:55

    Wild Beat Bruins In Comeback

    Oct 28
    Minnesota scored three unanswered goals in the third period to beat Boston 4-3.
  • Video - SportsCenter's Inside The NHL 13:54

    SportsCenter's Inside The NHL

    Oct 28
    John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Katie Strang pick out the best team in the NHL so far, where the Maple Leafs go from here, and compare the two top can't-miss prospects from next year's NHL draft.
  • Video - Tarasenko's Big Night Lifts Blues 01:45

    Tarasenko's Big Night Lifts Blues

    Oct 28
    Vladimir Tarasenko scored a hat trick, including the game-winning goal in overtime in the Blues' 4-3 win over the Stars.

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