1. NHL Playoff Memories: The Goal That Won't Die, 1999

    (Note: This is part three of the NHL Playoff Memories series. You can read part two here.) June 19, 1999. The Dallas Stars lead the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 in the Cup finals...

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  2. NHL Playoff Memories: Demers The Gambler, 1993

    (Note: this is part two of the NHL Memories series. Read part one here.) June 3, 1993. Late in the third period of Game 2, the L.A. Kings hold a 2-1 lead over the Montreal Canadiens...

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  3. NHL Playoff Memories: The Eternal Chase for Lord Stanley's Cup, 1919

    April 1, 1919. The Stanley Cup series in Seattle, Washington between NHL champion Montreal Canadiens and Pacific Coast Hockey Association (PCHA) champion Seattle Metropolitans stands at 2-2-1...

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  4. Hockey, Boredom, and Facebook

    Hockey players have long road trips, have long breaks at home, and get bored. They also do some wacky stuff. Sometimes, the weirdest goes public...

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  5. NHL Goalies Get Sane

    Gilles Gratton, aka Grattoony the Loony, was quite possibly the NHL's weirdest goalie. He claimed to have been reincarnated several times, and that being a goalie was actually punishment for his sins in his past lives...

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  6. Robert Luongo Becomes Sixth Goalie Captain In NHL History

    Congratulations to Roberto Luongo, who has just been named captain of the Vancouver Canucks.There's just one problem...

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  7. Family Ties: The Montreal Canadiens Edition

    Perhaps the Habs just can't help it. They're the oldest team in the league and the most successful. Les Glorieux. Le Bleu, Blanc et Rouge. Generations of little boys have dreamed of someday pulling on that jersey and stepping onto the ice...

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  8. Where are the women?

    As we headed from the press box down to the locker rooms to conduct interviews, it hit me I was the only woman there. I said that out loud as we were waiting for the elevator and one of the other reporter said, "Don't worry, you'll get used to it...

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  9. Minnesota Wild Training Camp: Day Four, Part Two

    The Wild decided to give us a challenge with today's afternoon skate. All of the players—mostly veterans, with a few prospects thrown in—were wearing green, yellow, blue, grey, red or white jerseys with no numbers...

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  10. Minnesota Wild Training Camp: Day Four, Part One

    Mush day is over, and today's camp is make or break for the young guys. They know it, and they're pushing hard while the coaches observe from the stands. This morning's practice is just for prospects and tryouts...

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  11. Minnesota Wild: Notes From Training Camp

    Yesterday, Wild coach Jacques Lemaire said he expected today to be better than the previous two days of camp. Today is the third day, traditionally known as “mush day” and it shows...

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  12. Stanley Cup Champions: The Kenora Thistles, the Little Town That Could

    The small town of Kenora, Ontario (then-population 4,000) revolutionized hockey at the turn of the 20th century. In a time when hockey followed rugby’s rules, which prevented forward passing, ...

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  13. Trevor Linden Makes NHL Retirement Official

    Sources in the NHL say that Trevor Linden will announce his retirement tomorrow during a press conference at GM Place. Linden played 19 years in the NHL, 16 of those for Vancouver. He also played for the Islanders, Canadiens, and Capitals...

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  14. Dominik Hasek: The Dominator No More

    After 16 seasons, Dominik Hasek is saying goodbye. "I don't feel today that I'm ready to compete on the highest level," he said earlier today at a press conference. "Not because of the physical things, but because I need motivation every day...

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  15. Ray Emery: Senators' Clock is Ticking

    The clock is now ticking on Ray Emery's career in Ottawa. Senators GM Bryan Murray has 48 hours from tonight's Detroit victory to buy out Emery’s contract...

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  16. Bettman Across The Border

    (Bryan Thiel has the Canadian view here. As he said in his article, it's time for a little American-Canadian cooperation. Also, M MacDonald Hall wrote the gut reaction in a companion piece here...

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  17. Greatest NHL Playoff Moments: Messier Guarantees Win

    May 25, 1994. The New Jersey Devils are leading the conference finals series 3-2 against the New York Rangers. The Rangers haven’t won Lord Stanley’s Cup since the 1939-40 season...

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  18. An Ode to Hockey Moms

    For those of you who had one:For all the years she got up at 4 AM. or sacrificed her evenings to take you to practice without complaint;For all the years she cleverly tightened the family budget ...

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  19. Greatest NHL Playoff Moments: Bill Barilko and The Fifty Mission Cap

    April 21, 1951. The Leafs are up against the likes of Maurice Richard, Bernie Geffrion and the rest of the mighty Montreal Canadiens in the Stanley Cup Finals...

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  20. Greatest NHL Playoff Moments: Bobby Orr Carries 1970 Bruins to Stanley Cup

    May 10, 1970. A fan sitting behind the Blues’ goal is holding a sign that says “Happy Mother’s Day, Mrs. Orr.” Bobby’s mother has traveled to Boston from her home in Canada for this game...

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  21. Greatest Playoff Moments: Rocket's Most Heroic Goal

    It is April 8, 1952. The Montreal Canadiens have forced this Game 7 in the semi-finals against the Boston Bruins. For Montreal, the most important event in the world is happening at the Forum...

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  22. Brother v. Brother: Staals Just the Latest to Square Off

    Two of the Staal brothers will be playing in tonight’s Penguins-Rangers match-up. Marc and Jordan will be facing each other, which can’t be easy for mom and dad. They’re not the first set of brothers to face each other in the playoffs..

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  23. Remembering the Ottawa Senators, Professional Hockey's First Dynasty

    Long before Montreal, Toronto, or Detroit, the Ottawa Senators won three Stanley Cups in four seasons, making them professional hockey’s earliest dynasty.Unfortunately, hockey’s earliest dynasty has been forgotten...

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  24. The NHL's New Dress Code

    It appears now that while the rest of the league is discussing things like hits from behind and no-touch icing, our commissioner, the ingenious Gary Bettman, is worried about enforcing an on-ice dress code...

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  25. Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup Champions...with a 38.5 Winning Percentage?

    The 1937-38 season was full of firsts, lasts, and other records. It was the last time the NHL had a Canadian Division and an American Division and it was the last season of the Montreal Maroons before they moved to Philadelphia...

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