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It’s that time of the year where the Blues won’t comment on injuries

If you’re looking for specific information regarding Vladimir Tarasenko’s injury, you’re going to be disappointed. The forward is simply listed as day-to-day with a lower-body injury, but the Blues and Ken Hitchcock aren’t willing to disclose any additional information. We’ve reached the time of the year where injury details are kept close to the chest. Ken Hitchcock effectively...
Via Frozen Notes
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Is Johnny Gaudreau Following in Patrick Kane’s Footsteps?

Johnny Gaudreau #13 of the Calgary Flames drives the net against Cody Goloubef #29 of the Columbus Blue Jackets at Scotiabank Saddledome on March 21, 2015 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Mandatory Credit: Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images) One look at the play of heralded Flames rookie Johnny Gaudreau and it’s easy to see the kid’s a star. Despite his small stature, Gaudreau...
Via The Sports Journal
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LA Kings: Suspended Voynov tore Achilles tendon, had surgery

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) Suspended Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov has undergone surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon. The Kings confirmed Voynov's injury and surgery Wednesday. Voynov has been suspended for the past 70 games following his arrest on domestic violence charges. The two-time Stanley Cup champion is allowed to work out at the Kings' training complex without...
Via AP on Fox
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Scott Darling Nominated For Masterton Trophy

On Wednesday, the Chicago chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association nominated goaltender Scott Darling for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. Each year, the Masterton Memorial Trophy is awarded to the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, … Continue reading → The post Scott Darling Nominated For Masterton Trophy appeared first...
Via Committed Indians
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Funyuns: Sabres ready to rock the six-game season

Author’s Note: Funyuns is an entirely satirical column that should never be taken seriously. In case you haven’t heard, the Buffalo Sabres’ six-game season is set to begin tonight versus Toronto. The players and coaching staff want the world to know that Buffalo Sabres hockey is here for real. “Preseason down, six to go,” screamed […] The post Funyuns: Sabres ready to...
Via Along the Boards
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San Jose Sharks: Think about the offseason

It’s getting close to being over for the Sharks. What do they need to address in the offseason in order to get back to the playoffs next season? Is Antti Niemi on his way out? What about Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau? As the San Jose Sharks’ playoff hopes continue to dwindle in the twilight […] The post San Jose Sharks: Think about the offseason appeared first on Along the Boards.
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All 30: Each NHL team’s 2014-15 LVP

Throughout the 2014-15 NHL season, a number of the game’s stars have taken a turn as the frontrunner for the league’s Hart Trophy. Jakub Voracek stormed out of the gate for Philadelphia. Tyler Seguin shined brighter than ever for the Stars. Patrick Kane took his game to another level for the Blackhawks. And now, Carey […] The post All 30: Each NHL team’s 2014-15 LVP appeared...
Via Along the Boards
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Tampa Bay Lightning at Ottawa Senators game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7 p.m. While the Tampa Bay Lightning are trying to win the Atlantic Division, their next opponent would be happy to finish fourth. The Ottawa Senators are hoping to have gotten back in a groove after earning two crucial points last time out and will try to avoid a third consecutive loss to the Lightning on Thursday night. Tampa Bay...
Via AP on Fox
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Blues can secure shot at Lord Stanley's Cup with win over Flames

Wins haven't been easy to come by lately for the St. Louis Blues, but they're one away from locking up a playoff spot. The Calgary Flames find themselves in good position, too, after a couple of key victories. Looking to get back on track, the Blues go for a three-game season sweep of the Flames and a sixth consecutive home victory in the series Thursday night. St. Louis has followed...
Via AP on Fox
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The Hilarious Failure that is the Philadelphia Flyers by @DXTraeger

"Uh...that's not a baton, Claude."  #NotAHomer The Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers will square off tonight at the Consol Energy Center to renew their mutual hatred of one another.  The game, which will be spotlighted on NBCSports' appropriately titled "Rivalry Night" programming block, is sure to be filled with energy, fights, and general malaise.For the Flyers, their...
Via PensInitiative
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Farewell to the Nassau Coliseum: Days 13 & 12

Five games left. Washington nipping at New York’s heels for third place in the Metropolitan Division and Pittsburgh tied at 95 points with a game in hand. Nothing like March Madness, right? Wait…April Insanity? Oh well. Into the last two weeks of the regular season at the Nassau Coliseum and only two days remain. Two days to catch the Islanders at home until playoff tickets go...
Via Islanders Insight
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Your NHL Announcing Schedule for 4/1 – 4/5

Wednesday April 1 Philadelphia Flyers at Pittsburgh Penguins (NBCSN 8 pm) Mike Emrick, Eddie Olczyk, Pierre McGuire Colorado Avalanche at San Jose Sharks (NBCSN 10:30 pm) Randy Hahn, Jaime Baker Thursday, April 2 Boston Bruins at Detroit Red Wings (NBCSN 7:30 pm) Dave Strader, Brian Engblom Saturday, April 4 Vancouver Canucks at Winnipeg Jets (NHLN 3 pm) Local Broadcast Washington...
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NCAA Hockey: A Few More Early Departures of Note

A couple of big-time college hockey players have signed entry-level professional contracts. Both of these are huge losses for their teams. I did enjoy watching Jonny Brodzinski play the last three season. I didn't get to see Brady Skjei play that much, except on TV.FULL STORY: @BradySkjei agrees to terms with #NYR, set to report to @WolfPackAHL: http://t.co/evFIbw23of pic.twitter...
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Watch: Day 2 of the L.A. Kings Ice Girls’ Bikini Calendar Shoot

Need a little motivation to truck through the homestretch of Hump and April Fool’s Day? Don’t worry, the Los Angeles Kings Ice Girls have your back. On the heels of releasing Day 1 last week, the Ice Girls are back again from Rancho Palos Verdes to discuss the perfect bikini, jewelry, the Kings Care Foundation, and much more. Unfortunately, it looks like the calendar is still...
Via Busted Coverage
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Jets Dustin Byfuglien to Have Hearing for Dirty Cross-Check on J.T. Miller

Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien has a hearing with the NHL's Department of Player Safety for his dirty cross-check on the Rangers J.T. Miller. There was no penalty called on the play.First, there's no way you can defend a dirty hit like this. There are players that play hard-nosed hockey, but this is down right bush-league. Byfuglien's hearing in a phone hearing, so his...
Via Goon's World
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Former RedHawk Austin Czarnik signs with the Boston Bruins.

And now there will be two former Miami RedHawks on the Boston Bruins hockey team. Austin Czarnik joins former RedHawk Reilly Smith.Congratulations to captain @ACzarnik7 on signing with the @NHLBruins! Thank you for 4 great years! #Brotherhood pic.twitter.com/j7X6tjkK2p— The Brotherhood (@MiamiOH_Hockey) March 31, 2015Excited to be a part of the Boston Bruins organization! Thank...
Via Goon's World
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Lightning-Senators Preview

While the Tampa Bay Lightning are trying to win the Atlantic Division, their next opponent would be happy to finish fourth. The Ottawa Senators are hoping to have gotten back in a groove after earning two crucial points last time out and will try to avoid a third consecutive loss to the Lightning on Thursday night. Tampa Bay (47-24-7) needs just a win and a regulation loss by Detroit...
Via AP on Fox
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Capitals-Canadiens Preview

Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals have their sights set on finishing in the top three of the Metropolitan Division. Getting there, however, won't be easy with a difficult stretch run, starting with the Atlantic-leading Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night. Washington (42-25-10) occupies the Eastern Conference's first wild-card spot, but it's just one point behind the New...
Via AP on Fox
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Bruins Forward Patrice Bergeron Nominated For Bill Masterton Trophy

Patrice Bergeron is the Boston Bruins nominee for the 2015 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy as voted by the Boston chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association (PHWA). One player from each of the 30 NHL teams is nominated for the award, which will be handed out to one winner during the 2015 NHL Awards ceremony in Las Vegas in June. The Bill Masterton Trophy is given annually...
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Jiri Hudler Joining the League Elite as He Leads Flames’ Playoff Push

Calgary Flames’ Jiri Hudler (24) of the Czech Republic handles the puck under pressure from Dallas Stars’ Jason Demers (4) in the third period of an NHL hockey game Monday, March 30, 2015, in Dallas. The Flames won 5-3. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) The Calgary Flames have been one of the most surprising stories of the 2014-15 NHL season, exceeding all expectations en route to a...
Via The Sports Journal
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Seven keys to playoff success for the Blackhawks

It’s been a long time coming, but Chicago Blackhawks put it all together on Monday evening and soundly defeated the L.A. Kings in a key match-up of Western Conference rivals. A defeat that could strike a serious blow to the defending Stanley Cup champions fighting for a playoff berth. Chicago has had problems with inconsistency […] The post Seven keys to playoff success for the...
Via Along the Boards
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The reinvigoration of Milan Lucic

Like a man in a boat without a paddle, Milan Lucic proved time and time again to be a total non-factor for the Boston Bruins when David Krejci was out of the lineup. Unable to thrive sans his linemate of five seasons, Lucic’s lack of productivity often created a double-whammy for the B’s, whose hulking […] The post The reinvigoration of Milan Lucic appeared first on Along the Boards.
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Nazem Kadri Quits Toronto Maple Leafs (April Fools’ Prank)

The Toronto Maple Leafs were out celebrating April Fools’ Day this morning at the Mastercard Centre with allegations of Nazem Kadri leaving the team. Kadri had allegedly announced to his teammates that he was quitting the Maple Leafs at this morning’s practice. According to the Maple Leafs’ interim head coach Peter Horachek, Kadri made the announcement... The post Nazem Kadri...
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Calgary Flames’ First Line is Hot Thanks to Play of Jiri Hudler

Calgary Flames left wing Jiri Hudler (24), of the Czech Republic, scores a goal against Nashville Predators goalie Carter Hutton (30) in the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) The Calgary Flames are currently in sixth place in the Western Conference, with 91 points on the year. The young team has been a surprise...
Via The Sports Journal
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Comedian Bill Burr Trolls Montreal With Presale Code For Upcoming Show

Bill Burr grew up in Canton, Mass., and is an avid support of the Boston Bruins. So when he needed to promote a couple of upcoming shows in Montreal, he decided to have some fun with Canadiens fans. The comedian tweeted out a presale code Wednesday for a comedy Festival in July, and it’s sure to make any Habs fans who are interested in going cringe. Montreal!! pre-sale for JFL...
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss
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