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Buck up Torts......

Columbus Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella has been fined $20,000 for comments he made after his team's 3-2 shootout loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.
B.C. hockey player dies after ramming boards during rec. league game
VANCOUVER—A young British Columbia hockey player who died after slamming into the boards during a game in Metro Vancouver is being remembered by a teammate as a “gentle giant,” and “one of the best players out there.” Noah Trulsen, 22, was playing with the Bolts in an adult recreational league in Langley on Oct. 3 when team member Gerry Leiper said his friend may have caught an edge while rushing to the bench for a line change. Leiper said he saw Trulsen’s forehead hit the top of the boards and his face shield came down on the bridge of his nose, sending him sprawling to the ice. The referee and the team’s goalie rushed to help, administering multiple rounds of CPR after Trulsen lost consciousness, he said. “I can’t re…
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Longtime Richmond hockey store closing due to high operating costs

A family-owned hockey store that's been serving Richmond residents for decades is closing up shop at the end of May.

The Mighty Whale To Emerge From A Hurricane!

Carolina Hurricanes owner Tom Dundon had a simple reason for wanting to recognize his team's Connecticut roots by bringing back the Hartford Whalers jerseys for their game against the Boston Bruins at PNC Arena on Sunday (5 p.m. ET; SN1, FS-CR, NESN, NHL.TV).
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The Boys Are Back In Town

Injured forwards Brock Boeser and Elias Pettersson will be back in the lineup for the Vancouver Canucks when they take on the Pittsburgh Penguins Saturday.

Come On Get Happy! Kinkaid Drives The Bus Over The Partri.....Er, Coyote Family.

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Keith Kinkaid made 15 saves after replacing the injured Mackenzie Blackwood, and the New Jersey Devils defeated the Arizona Coyotes 3-2 in a shootout at Gila River Arena on Friday.

Shot to the face breaks Chara's jaw in Game 4

Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara sustained a broken jaw after a shot deflected off his stick into his face during Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final, a source told The Athletic's Jeremy Rutherford on Tuesday.
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Unsung heroes help Canada win gold over Russia at world juniors

In the gold medal game of the 2020 world junior championship, it was the unsung heroes who won it for Canada in a 4-3 victory Sunday over Russia.
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Rangers Jump The Shark! But In A Good Way.........Not A Fonzie Way.

Brady Skjei patiently carries the puck into the offensive zone and roofs a shot from a sharp angle to give the Rangers an overtime victory
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Canadiens Montréal on Twitter

“The Canadiens have acquired forwards Tomas Tatar and Nick Suzuki, and a 2nd round pick in 2019 from the Vegas Golden Knights (Columbus’ pick previously acquired by Vegas), in return for Max Pacioretty.”
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These senior hockey players found a frozen fountain of youth

The Gray Wolves, an over-50 -- sometimes way-over-50 -- hockey club, feature a cast of characters that includes a 95-year-old World War II veteran, a TV weatherman, an attorney who's also a mother of seven and a pastor who swears like a sailor.

Canucks Honour Gino And Fred Sasakamoose In Pre-Game Ceremony

“Tonight we welcome #Canucks legend Gino Odjick, the first indigenous @NHL player Fred Sasakamoose, two distinguished Chiefs and a council member for a celebration of the First Nations. Don't forget puck drop is at 7:30!”
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SUPPORT GREEN SHIRT DAY ON APRIL 7!
“Register, Tell Your Family, Be Inspired.” Family of Humbolt Bronco, Logan Boulet, honor their son’s legacy by bringing awareness to the importance of organ donation on April 7, 2019. Wear your green shirt and help continue the “Logan Boulet Effect!”

Road Trip!! SNL cast member Kenan Thompson to host 2019 NHL Awards - Sportsnet.ca

Emmy-award winning actor Kenan Thompson will host the 2019 NHL Awards in June, the National Hockey League announced Wednesday.
An extremely Happy HockeyCircles Birthday wish to our very own Pearl Fong!! Have a great day Pearl : )
With thanks to Pinterest for the non-playoff cake picture : )
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Canucks squander their opportunities and the Ducks' benefit from a rare Markstrom miscue

Ryan Getzlaf scored a breakaway goal 2:30 into overtime, and John Gibson made 39 saves in the Anaheim Ducks' 2-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Friday night.
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Senators had to trade Erik Karlsson because he's too good

Erik Karlsson had to go.He was too good for the Ottawa Senators.At least for an Ottawa Senators team owned by Eugene Melnyk.A different person calling the shots might have taken a different approac…

With The Luck Of The Irish. Bruins Tap-Out The Jackets In OT

Brad Marchand scored 3:30 into the overtime, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night.
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Canucks' pick up their third straight win at home with dominant victory over Detroit

A potent power play scored a trio of goals for the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday, leading the home team to a 5-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
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The Hockey Theme...done in inimitable style...by an absolute LEGEND.

Our thoughts are with the friends and family of legendary Canadian drummer Neil Peart, who passed away early this week at the age of 67. Here's a look back at the fantastic performance he did for TSN of 'The Hockey Theme'.
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No other options. The NHL follows suit with the other Major Leagues

Following the NBA's decision on Wednesday night, the NHL officially suspended its season on Thursday. We're in uncharted waters now and what comes next is completely unknown.
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Nothing Can Stop Elias Pettersson Right Now

The hottest teen in the NHL is currently playing for the Vancouver Canucks, and his name is Elias Pettersson. The 19-year-old undersized center out of Sweden is absolutely crushing it at the start of his rookie year in the NHL, and tonight against the Red Wings, he opened the scoring with a murderous slap shot past Jimmy Howard. In his 10th career NHL game, it was his 10th career goal.