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Utica Comets unveil green and blue third jersey for 2015-16

Utica Comets unveil green and blue third jersey for 2015-16

thehockeynews.com Updated 11 hours ago
After an incredibly successful 2014-15 campaign, the Utica Comets aren’t afraid to hit the ice with a bold, new look. In time for the 2015-16 season, the Utica Comets have unveiled a brand new third jersey, one which is a departure from the club’s Vanco…
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  • Watch Sedin Twins play H-O-R-S-E, as basketball weeps (Video)

    Watch Sedin Twins play H-O-R-S-E, as basketball weeps (Video)

    yahoo.com Aug 18
    The Vancouver Canucks have an ongoing series called “Sedin vs. Sedin,” in which hockey wonder twins Henrik and Daniel Sedin battle in a series of daunting challenges. Although once you’ve dragged Anson Carter to 33 goals, is any challenge really that da…
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  • Which Canadian team will reign supreme in 2015-16?

    Which Canadian team will reign supreme in 2015-16?

    While there’s no award given for finishing as the best Canadian team in the NHL, it’s always a point of pride for the seven clubs north of the border. In 2014-15, the Montreal Canadiens were practically carried by the incredible play of Carey Price, fin…
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  • Wrist injury forces defenseman Salo to retire

    Wrist injury forces defenseman Salo to retire

    Sami Salo, a defenseman who spent most of his 15-year NHL career with the Vancouver Canucks but hasn't suited up since the 2013-14 season, announced his retirement Thursday, the Finnish publication Ilta-Sanomat reported. Salo, who turns 41 on S...
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  • Canucks to bring back flying skate jerseys for one night in Feb…

    Canucks to bring back flying skate jerseys for one night in February

    yahoo.com Aug 13
    The Vancouver Canucks celebrated #ThrowbackThursday by taking us back to the 1980s and '90s with a special announcement. Dust off your Kirk McLean jersey; get that old beer stain our of your Greg Adams sweater; and straighten up your Jyrki Lumme shrine,…
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  • Kane is 'a bad spot'; Canucks and racism; Ducks to debut new th…

    Kane is 'a bad spot'; Canucks and racism; Ducks to debut new thirds (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Aug 10
    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 . • Valeri Nichushkin of the Dallas …
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  • How slow and steady won the race for Canucks prospect Cole Cass…

    How slow and steady won the race for Canucks prospect Cole Cassels

    Kelowna’s Leon Draisaitl was the Memorial Cup MVP, but in two games (plus a minute and a half of overtime), the Edmonton Oilers prospect didn’t have a single point against the Oshawa Generals, who raised the major junior trophy thanks to a 2-1 overtime …
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  • The five best goaltending prospects in the world

    The five best goaltending prospects in the world

    Championships can be won and lost between the pipes, and every season it seems a new goaltender emerges to take a top job or push a longtime starter for the No. 1 role. It has been more than a decade since the Pittsburgh Penguins made Marc-Andre Fleury …
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  • Trying to sort out Vancouver's nonsense summer (Trending Topics…

    Trying to sort out Vancouver's nonsense summer (Trending Topics)

    yahoo.com Aug 7
    Brandon Sutter got a lengthy and expensive contract extension from the Vancouver Canucks this week, as Jim Benning continues to shuffle his feet. Does anyone have a clear indication of what Benning is going for here in his attempted... what do you want …
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  • Why Brandon Sutter’s extension will be a good thing for the Can…

    Why Brandon Sutter’s extension will be a good thing for the Canucks

    Every team has a transition period. For the Vancouver Canucks, that period has already begun, but it will hit full swing when Daniel and Henrik Sedin decide to call it quits. Hence the acquisition of Brandon Sutter, who Tuesday signed a five-year, $21.8…
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  • Canucks sign Brandon Sutter to five-year extension

    Canucks sign Brandon Sutter to five-year extension

    NHL.com Aug 4
    Forward Brandon Sutter on Tuesday signed a five-year, $21.875 million contract extension with the Vancouver Canucks. The contract has an average annual value of $4.375 million and runs through the 2020-21 NHL season. Sutter, 26, was traded t...
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  • Watch huge hit knock Canucks prospect Jared McCann out of World…

    Watch huge hit knock Canucks prospect Jared McCann out of World Junior showcase game

    The 2016 World Junior Championship doesn’t begin until late December, but the rivalry between Canada and Russia has already been turned up a notch. In a World Junior Showcase game played Monday evening in Calgary, Team Canada took on Russia at the four-…
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  • Matthew Tkachuk and the boys of summer headline The Hot List

    Matthew Tkachuk and the boys of summer headline The Hot List

    A Hot List in the middle of summer? Why not? There’s plenty of prospects on the ice right now, what with Canada hosting teams in Calgary and Team USA defending home ice in Lake Placid. From world junior prep to Ivan Hlinka tryouts for Canada’s under-18s…
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  • Will Canucks prospect Shinkaruk become Jeff Skinner or a third-…

    Will Canucks prospect Shinkaruk become Jeff Skinner or a third-liner?

    By Casey Ippolito Hunter Shinkaruk could be excused for not setting the AHL ablaze during his first season. Having missed most of his final junior term with a torn labrum, he had a ready-made excuse for making a slow transition to pro. But he wasn’t pre…
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  • Sutter, Canucks close to multiyear contract: report

    Sutter, Canucks close to multiyear contract: report

    NHL.com Jul 30
    Center Brandon Sutter is close to agreeing to a multiyear contract with the Vancouver Canucks, according to Sportsnet. Sutter, who was acquired from the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday, could sign for as long as five years with an average annual...
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  • Eddie Lack’s new Hurricanes gear is a thing of beauty

    Eddie Lack’s new Hurricanes gear is a thing of beauty

    Eddie Lack has worn some amazing equipment throughout his career, but it’s hard to say if any of his gear has looked as clean or as crisp as his brand new set for his 2015-16 campaign with the Carolina Hurricanes. In a photo posted by Lack to his Instag…
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  • Sven Baertschi gets one-year, one-way deal with Canucks

    Sven Baertschi gets one-year, one-way deal with Canucks

    Sven Baertschi has suited up in a mere 69 NHL games since being selected 13th overall in the 2011 draft, but he could more than double that total next season. The Vancouver Canucks announced late Tuesday they have signed the 22-year-old Baertschi to a o…
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  • Video - Kings Blank Canucks 00:43

    Kings Blank Canucks

    Mar 12
    Tyler Toffoli scored his 20th goal of the season, while Jonathan Quick had 19 saves in Los Angeles' 4-0 win over Vancouver.
  • Video - Playoff Battle In Pacific Division 01:37

    Playoff Battle In Pacific Division

    Mar 10
    With the Ducks running away with the division title, there could be four teams, including the defending champion Kings, battling for just two playoff spots.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 10:33

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Mar 10
    Jim Basquil and Scott Burnside look ahead to the final month of the regular season, the tight playoff race in the Pacific division and, with Mark Giordano out for the season, the new front-runner for the Norris Trophy.
  • Video - Canucks Edge Ducks 01:14

    Canucks Edge Ducks

    Mar 9
    Zack Kassian scored his 10th goal of the season in the third period to help the Canucks beat the Ducks 2-1.

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