Month: April 2019

Nearly two years ago, the Pittsburgh Penguins sat atop the NHL world. They’d become the first team in 19 years to win back-to-back Stanley Cup championships. Captain Sidney Crosby became the first player since Mario Lemieux in 1992 to win consecutive Conn Smythe Trophies. During those seasons, the Penguins reset the template for a Stanley
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9:04 AM ET Associated Press DALLAS — When first-year Dallas Stars coach Jim Montgomery called out his team over a “culture of mediocrity” in January, the St. Louis Blues weren’t too far removed from having the worst record in the NHL. Now the Central Division rivals will meet in the second round of the playoffs
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League today announced the following suspensions: Charlotte Checkers defenseman Trevor Carrick has been suspended for three (3) games as a consequence of his actions in a playoff game at Providence on Apr. 21. Carrick was suspended under the provisions of AHL Rule 28.1 (supplementary discipline) for leaving the players’
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RALEIGH, N.C.—Jordan Staal scored the go-ahead goal and added an assist in the third period, helping the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 on Monday night to force Game 7 in their first-round Stanley Cup playoff series. Justin Williams scored an insurance goal seconds after the Capitals had the potential tying goal disallowed. Warren
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report this ad In today’s rumor rundown, there is more on the Oilers GM interviews, there are questions surrounding a certain member of the Winnipeg Jets forward group, and there are some changes coming in Tampa Bay. Edmonton Oilers GM Search Continues It was reported yesterday that the Oilers were granting a second interview to
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The Rockford IceHogs today announced they have agreed to terms with two-time Stanley Cup champion forward Kris Versteeg on a one-year AHL contract that runs through the 2019-20 season. Versteeg, 32, spent the 2018-19 season in Europe, playing for Avangard Omsk in the Kontinental Hockey League and Vaxjo Lakers HC in the Swedish Hockey League. Versteeg
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report this ad For the past few weeks, I’ve been diving into David Poile’s draft history as general manager of the Nashville Predators. Since he’s been the franchise’s only GM, he’s been at the helm for every draft since 1998. Beginning with that first draft, I’m working forward to the present, with this installment covering
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