1. One Last Hurrah: Could 2010 Olympic Games Be the Last for NHL Players?

    The Vancouver 2010 Olympics games marks the return of the Olympics to Canada for the first time since the 1988 Olympics in Calgary. It could also mark the last time the NHL provides its players for the hockey tournament...

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  2. Riding the Highs and Lows of the Canadian NHL Teams

    Once again there are three Canadian teams in playoff positions and three Canadian teams in dire need of help...

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  3. Flames Fizzle, Drop Another Game Against Red Wings

    The Flames tanked another game against the Wings last night. Much of that had to do with another disappointing match by Kipper and the Flames defense...

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  4. Coyotes Loan Out Aebischer

    The Phoenix Coyotes have a problem.No, I am not talking about their dismal season. I am talking about a goaltending problem—and not the usual lack thereof! After claiming Bryzgalov ...

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  5. Hall of Famer Tom Johnson Passes On

    The hockey world lost another one of its greats today, as Tom Johnson passed away at his home today. He was 79.Johnson was a rugged defensemen from Manitoba who played 15 seasons for the Canadiens before finishing his final two years in Boston...

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  6. Caps' Skid Costs Hanlon His Job

    After a great start to the season, the Capitals have come to an almost complete stop. With just one win in their last 10 games, GM George McPhee announced that head coach Glen Hanlon has been given the boot...

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  7. John McDonough on the Move: Blackhawks Hire a Cub in Chicago

    The Chicago Blackhawks went outside the hockey world—who knew there was such a place?—to hire their new president.Ironically, though, they didn't have to look too far to find him...

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  8. Ryan Getzlaf Signs on the Ducks' Dotted Line

    Ryan Getzlaf and the Anaheim Ducks agreed to a five-year contract extension worth $26.625 million, or approximately $5.25 million per season...

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  9. Ducks Pick Up Brian Sutherby

    The Anaheim Mighty Ducks have traded a second-round pick in the 2009 entry draft to Washington for Brian Sutherby.Why?It's quite simple—you can't win a Cup without depth...

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  10. Ohlund Gets Slashed By Colin Campbell

    Mattias Ohlund gave a vicious slash to Mikko Koivu during the November 16th contest between the Canucks and the Wild. In response, the NHL's head disciplinarian Colin Campbell slashed back with a 4 game suspension...

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  11. Chasing Roy: Martin Brodeur Wins No. 500

    Martin Brodeur inched one step closer to Patrick Roy on Saturday night, picking up his 500th career win in a game against the Philadelphia Flyers.Only Brodeur and Roy have reached the 500 plateau...

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  12. Calgary Flames Get the Lucky Bounces in the Battle of Alberta: Round 3

    After breaking their four-game skid against Minnesota, the Flames were looking to not only win two in a row, but to look convincing in doing so. Although the Flames saw some bounces go their way, their win against Minnesota was not a great game...

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  13. Bryzgalov Claimed By The Coyotes

    The Phoenix Coyotes are in rebuilding mode. They have a young core with a handful of veterans. What they have lacked is experience and leadership between the pipes...

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  14. Who Really Rules in Edmonton's Goal?

    Something about the goaltending situation in Edmonton is really starting make me wonder: Who should be the Oilers' go-to guy between the pipes.Many would say Dwayne Roloson, hands down, but I'm going to argue for Mathieu Garon...

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  15. Calgary Flames Need Refueling

    The Flames were touted as one of the top teams in the league when training camps opened in August.I, for one, had my doubts.I know, I know...it's easy to say that now, but I wasn't writing here back in August...

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  16. Stars Shakeup: Is Brett Hull the Answer in Dallas?

    After a .500 start through 14 games, the Dallas Stars decided it was time to make a change.In the wake of GM Doug Armstrong's dismissal, the team is heading in a new direction—but what that direction is isn't exactly clear...

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  17. Murray Claimed By Florida

    The Montreal Canadiens placed Garth Murray on re-entry waivers, thinking of bringing him back up as added depth after fully recovering from a fractured ankle. However, the Florida Panthers saw something that no one else has and claimed him off waivers...

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  18. Gary Bettman to Host His Own XM Satelitte Radio Show

    Move over Howard Stern—here comes Gary Bettman!The NHL's big cheese will host the NHL Hour starting November 27th on XM Satellite Radio...

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  19. Young 'Hawks Dump Surging Wings

    On paper the Red Wings, riding a franchise-tying record of 9 straight wins, looked like an easy bet to pick off the rebuilding Blackhawks. Thankfully, nobody told Jonathan Toews or Patrick Kane this...

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  20. Blues Send Goalie Bacashihua to Colorado

    The St. Louis Blues informed goaltender Jason Bacashihua that he has been dealt to the Avalanche. In return the Avalanche sent off a conditional 7th round pick in the 2008 NHL entry draft...

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  21. Hockey Hall of Fame Welcomes Messier, Francis, MacInnis and Stevens

    This Monday will showcase the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto, Ont., as it welcomes new members into the Hockey Hall of Fame.With a couple questionable inductions in recent years, many were starting to question their selections...

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  22. Mike Modano: The New American Leader

    Wednesday the 7th of November, 2007 saw Mike Modano on the verge of American hockey greatness. Going into Wednesday's night action against the Sharks, Modano was 2nd all time in points by ...

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