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Ducks say Freddie Andersen 'good and steady' this playoff

Ducks say Freddie Andersen 'good and steady' this playoff

yahoo.com Updated May 18 (4 days ago)
ANAHEIM, Calif. – So far Frederik Andersen has mostly been known as a goaltender who is just ‘good enough’ for Anaheim to sweep the Winnipeg Jets in the first-round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and take out the Calgary Flames in five games of the second…
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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 (6 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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  • Jagr and Eichel proving age means nothing at the World Champion…

    Jagr and Eichel proving age means nothing at the World Championship

    As we pause briefly from the Stanley Cup playoffs, let’s turn our eyes over to Europe for a second, where the World Championship is down to four teams. Canada plays the Czech Republic in one semifinal, while Russia and the United States renew hostilitie…
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  • Jets forward Ladd will be ready for camp after surgery

    Jets forward Ladd will be ready for camp after surgery

    Winnipeg Jets forward Andrew Ladd had surgery for a sports hernia and will be recovered in time for next season. "Ladd is expected to make a full recovery and be ready for training camp in September," the Jets said in a statement Friday. Lad...
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  • Ladd, Getzlaf, Toews named finalists for Mark Messier Leadershi…

    Ladd, Getzlaf, Toews named finalists for Mark Messier Leadership Award

    NHL.com May 4
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Forwards Andrew Ladd of the Winnipeg Jets, Ryan Getzlaf of the Anaheim Ducks, and Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks have been named the three finalists for the Mark Messier Leadership Award. The league announced the fi...
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  • Manitoba Moose returning to Winnipeg as Jets’ AHL affiliate

    Manitoba Moose returning to Winnipeg as Jets’ AHL affiliate

    The Manitoba Moose, the AHL team responsible for the NHL’s return to Winnipeg, are heading back to the MTS Centre. In a press conference Monday afternoon, True North Sports and Entertainment, the group that owns the Winnipeg Jets, announced the return o…
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  • Burmistrov set for NHL return, while Lindstrom jets for KHL

    Burmistrov set for NHL return, while Lindstrom jets for KHL

    After two seasons in the KHL, Alexander Burmistrov is heading back to the NHL. Burmistrov, 23, spent the past two seasons with the KHL’s Ak Bars Kazan, but his contract expired at the end of the 2014-15 campaign. Last off-season, in an interview with Pr…
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  • Canadian clubs help NHL post big ratings in first round of play…

    Canadian clubs help NHL post big ratings in first round of playoffs

    Thanks to the Montreal Canadiens, Calgary Flames, Ottawa Senators, Vancouver Canucks and Winnipeg Jets, the NHL saw a first-round boost in their TV ratings of almost 40 percent over last season. According to The Canadian Press‘ Bill Brioux, Canadian rat…
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  • Puck Daddy’s 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 2 Picks!

    Puck Daddy’s 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 2 Picks!

    yahoo.com Apr 30
    One of us was perfect. A few one us got around six series right. One of us picked the Jets. But those were the first-round picks. These are the second-round picks! And here we go, picking the winners in the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs’ division championsh…
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  • Rimouski clinches second spot in the Memorial Cup field

    Rimouski clinches second spot in the Memorial Cup field

    One of the most vexing problems regarding the Memorial Cup is that the host teams haven’t been earning their spots lately. London, Shawinigan and Saskatoon all “backed in” to the CHL classic after bombing out early in their respective league playoffs. S…
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  • 2015 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Anaheim Ducks vs. Calgary Fla…

    2015 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Anaheim Ducks vs. Calgary Flames

    WHAT WE LEARNED IN ROUND 1: ANAHEIM: Never feel safe against the Ducks. In the first three games of Anaheim’s series against Winnipeg, the Jets led going into the final frame and walked away empty handed. During the regular season, Anaheim won 12 games …
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  • Prospect Hot List: Jack Eichel suiting up for Team USA again

    Prospect Hot List: Jack Eichel suiting up for Team USA again

    Once again, Team USA has won the world under-18s thanks to a roster made up almost entirely of NTDP kids. Though one interesting takeaway from the tourney was goaltending. The Americans went with underager Evan Sarthou of WHL Tri-City, while Canada had …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Penguins, Jets, Canucks all face changes in off-…

    Rumor Roundup: Penguins, Jets, Canucks all face changes in off-season

    As the opening round of the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs draws to a close, speculation is slowly emerging over the off-season plans of several eliminated teams. The early playoff exit of the Pittsburgh Penguins by the New York Rangers suggests significant …
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  • Eulogy: Remembering the 2014-15 Winnipeg Jets

    Eulogy: Remembering the 2014-15 Winnipeg Jets

    yahoo.com Apr 24
    (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 who hated them the most. Here …
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  • Gary Bettman has a Katy Perry problem

    Gary Bettman has a Katy Perry problem

    yahoo.com Apr 24
    The NHL has a “Katy Perry” problem. Well, at least now they do. When Winnipeg Jets fans serenaded Corey Perry of the Anaheim Ducks with a “Katy Perry” chant during Game 3 of their playoff series, it was treated by some as another comedic gem by the prev…
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  • Video - Jets Win In Shootout 01:01

    Jets Win In Shootout

    Mar 19
    Andrew Ladd's shootout goal lifted the Jets past the Blues 2-1.
  • 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 - One Month Left In NHL Regular Season 03:54

    One Month Left In NHL Regular Season

    Mar 10
    With one month left in the regular season, the Central Division could see five teams make the playoffs for the second season in a row.
  • Video - Long-Distance Goal Lifts Blues 01:00

    Long-Distance Goal Lifts Blues

    Mar 10
    Barret Jackman scored from center ice to lift the Blues past the Jets 5-4.

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