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San Jose Sharks unveil Stadium Series jerseys

The San Jose Sharks have officially unveiled their jerseys for the 2015 Stadium Series game against the Los Angeles Kings on February 21st.  The jerseys come with an orange collar, a Northern California patch and a message  on the inside of the collar.  The game will be played at Levi’s Stadium, the home of the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers. The following images all come courtesy...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Sens’ Bobby Ryan scores sensational goal vs. Kings

Bobby Ryan has always had a penchant for jaw-dropping goals. It’s been a while, but his goal tonight against the Los Angeles Kings seems like something out of a video game. He rushes halfway up the rink by himself, dangles the puck through Brayden Mc…..ah forget it. Don’t read this. Just watch it. Clip is below.   The post Watch: Sens’ Bobby Ryan scores sensational goal...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Seguin becomes first NHL player to score 20 goals this season

USA TODAY Sports The Dallas Stars snapped a three game losing streak when the beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Saturday night.  The most interesting thing about the game was Stars’ forward Tyler Seguin becoming the first player to break 20 goals this season. He now has 21 goals for the season after netting twice against the Canadiens.  Seguin also has 35 points which puts...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Feared enforcer George Parros retires after nine years

AP Image George Parros, one of the most feared enforcers in the NHL, has decided to call it a career and retire from the sport that was his home for nine eventful years.  Parros announced the decision on the NHLPA’s website. “It’s been an honor to play in the greatest league in the world. Thanks to the organizations I’ve had the good fortune to play for, especially to the...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets’ Brian Little scores teams first hat-trick since rebirth

USA TODAY Sports The Winnipeg Jets returned to Winnipeg four years ago.  The move came 16 years after the original Winnipeg Jets up sticks and moved to Arizona to become the Coyotes   Since the teams triumphant return to Manitoba (at the expense of the Atlanta Thrashers), no player has scored a hat-trick for the team. That skid ended om Friday night when Brian Little scored three...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars’ Tyler Seguin: ‘I’m tired of losing’

USA Today Sports The Dallas Stars lost 5-2 to the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night to record their 12th loss in 26 games.  For star forward Tyler Seguin, this is unacceptable and he’s tired of losing. “I’m just sick of losing,” Seguin told reporters “There’s no excuse for it. Losing sucks. The taste of losing is terrible. So, we’re going to move on and go home...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres, Lightning rack up 110 penalty minutes in brawl-filled game

The Tampa Bay Lightning faced off against the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night.  The Lightning cruised to a 5-0 win but what made the game interesting was not the score, it was the 110 penalty minutes dished out to players of both sides in what was a brawl-fulled game. The Buffalo Sabres gave a break down of the penalties dished out for the third period alone. Updated list of penalties...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp likely back next week

ESPN.com Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp likely will return from a lower-body injury next week, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said on Thursday. Sharp has been out since suffering of an apparent leg injury against the Montreal Canadiens on Nov. 4. He was expected to miss 3-4 weeks. He began practicing with the team again on Tuesday. Sharp will add to a hot Hawks team...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild’s Zach Parise calls out booing fans

AP Image The Minnesota Wild won a tough game against the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night.  The final score was 2-1 to the Wild.  One of the most notable stats from the game was the Wild not scoring a goal in five powerplays, something that got the Wild fans very heated.  So heated that they started booing their own team. ans had started to boo during the third minute of...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Alfredsson retires as member of Ottawa Senators

AP Image Daniel Alfredsson is hanging up the skates after 18 seasons in the National Hockey League.  Aldredsson has decided to retire after failing to land another contract with another team after leaving the Detroit Red Wings, a team he signed for in 2013. Alfredsson was once the captain for the Ottawa Senators and played for the team for 17 seasons before moving south to join...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Corey Crawford out 2 to 3 weeks

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford will miss the next two-to-three weeks because of a left foot injury suffered at a concert. Crawford, who is wearing a walking boot, said he sustained the injury after leaving a recent concert. Crawford had been scheduled to start against the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday night at the United Center, but backup Antti Raanta instead will get...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings re-sign Alec Martinez

  NHL.com The Los Angeles Kings have re-signed defenseman Alec Martinez to a six-year contract extension. A source told ESPN.com the new deal is worth on average $4 million per season. Martinez, who scored the Stanley Cup-winning goal last June, was slated to become an unrestricted free agent July 1. The Kings also re-signed blue-liner Jake Muzzin to a five-year deal worth $4...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

The Toronto Maple Leaf Season So Far And Carter Ashton’s Suspension

The Maple Leafs’ season continues to show signs of improvement after hitting quarter point into the National Hockey League season. Their main players in particular, have shown signs of commitment to playing a three-zone, pressing type of game. Over the past few seasons, this type of commitment has been lacking in the team- but it is now a big reason why the squad is starting to...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Who is Phillip Danault of the Chicago Blackhawks?

(Source: AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles) With the recent injury of Andrew Shaw, the Chicago Blackhawks have done what they always do, recall young talented players from the American Hockey League. The Blackhawks called up Phillip Danault from the Rockford Icehogs. Danault, plays the center position, and has added three goals and seven assists while in Rockford. Danault’s first game...
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November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Russian hockey mouns death of legendary coach Viktor Tikhonov

via CSKA Moscow Facebook page The Russian hockey world is in mourning today with the death of their greatest ever coach.  Viktor Tikonov has died at the age of 84.  Tikhonov had been in hospital since the end of October.  The reasons for his hospitalization and whether it was related to his death are still not known. The news was broken early on Monday morning by the KHL. All...
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November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Stars’ D John Klingberg scores dazzling first NHL goal

John Klingberg, rookie defenseman for the Dallas Stars, has been exceptional in his first few NHL games. Through his first five, he had three assists and was playing among the most minutes per night for any Stars player, and has been a steadying presence for a Dallas blueline that has been a noted weak spot for the team thus far in the 2014-15 season. Last night, against the Arizona...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Stars sign Jason Spezza to four-year extension

This past summer, the Dallas Stars acquired Jason Spezza from the Ottawa Senators, in the hopes that he’d be the answer for them as the second-line center behind Tyler Seguin. After 20 games, the Stars had seen enough- they inked him to a four-year contract extension that will kick in next season, according to the Dallas Morning News. The deal is worth a reported $30 million. Through...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Pascal Dupuis out after blood clot in lung

(Source: Gene J Puskar/AP) Pascal Dupuis of the Pittsburgh Penguins will be out for six months after a blood clot has been found in his lung. Dupuis is 35-years-old and has played right wing for the Penguins since the 2007-08 season. He’s played in 16 games this season and added six goals. Luckily, the diagnoses comes early enough that it may help save his career. Unfortunately...
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November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Mr. Hockey, Gordie Howe’s condition declines

(Source: Darryl Dyck/CP, Via Associated Press) Gordie Howe suffered a stroke in late October, and began a road to recovery. Within the past week or so, his condition is declining, but that won’t stop him from putting up a fight. His son, Mark, noted, “Things are definitely headed in the wrong direction.” Howe is suffering from dementia and severe back problems, as well as...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Late-game heroics of Lehtonen, Garbutt ends Stars’ losing streak

It’s been a rough past few weeks for the Dallas Stars, who were 0-5-2 in their last seven games heading into their contest with the Arizona Coyotes last night. With the score tied 3-3 and the Coyotes on the power play, it looked like the Stars were going to drop another one. But Dallas netminder Kari Lehtonen came up with a beauty of a save, which sprung Stars forwawrd Ryan Garbutt...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking: Marc-Andre Fleury signs four-year extension

The Pittsburgh Penguins have given Marc-Andre Fleury a four-year contract extension worth $23 million, with a $5.75 million average annual value starting in the 2015-16 season. The 29-year-old Fleury had the option to become a free-agent at the end of the season. Fleury holds the team record of 295 wins since being drafted No. 1 overall by Pittsburgh back in 2003. Pittsburgh Penguins...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: AHL goalie dislodges net, on purpose

Bridgeport Sound Tigers’ goaltender David Leggio took his chances Sunday night. After a turnover at center ice, Leggio had an 2-on-0 attack coming his way. Leggio, purposefully, dislodged the net, and decided to take his chances on a penalty shot. Luckily, for Leggio, he was able to stop the penalty shot. Risky play from Leggio, ended up working out in his favor. Take a look:
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Blues’ Tarasenko scores insane one-handed goal

Check out this bit of puck-wizardry from St. Louis Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko. Down 1-0 midway through the second period, the 22-year-old Russian took it upon himself to spark the Blues back into the game, cutting and dangling through multiple New York Rangers defenders before using only one had to slip the puck past goaltender Cam Talbot to even the score at 1-1.
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: St. Louis Blues’ Vladimir Tarasenko scores in style

Vladimir Tarasenko of the St. Louis Blues has scored a goal that could be the best we will see this season. Using one hand to score made it that much more incredible. His speed up the ice as he dangles through multiple defenders is just as amazing. His intricate stick work leaves one New York Ranger falling to the ice. See for yourself:   Mr. Tarasenko, you now have the best highlight...
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November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Dalai Lama sports a Boston Bruins cap

The Boston Bruins play the Ottawa Senators on Saturday but thy were unable to get in their morning practice session.  The reason was because the Dalai Lama was  borrowing the TD Garden this morning. I’m sure that the Bruins were fine with this happening once the Dalai Lama donned a Bruins cap as seen below. The Dalai Lama is a Bruins fan!! NOW I get him! pic.twitter.com/ECA5CViikx...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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