Month: September 2019

Vancouver Canucks forward Brock Boeser has been cleared to return to action after suffering a concussion last week, but he still believes the play that caused the injury was “pretty dirty.” Boeser returned to full practice with his teammates on Monday, a week after he was hit from behind by Ottawa Senators forward Chris Tierney
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Sep 28, 2019 Associated Press VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Canucks right winger Brock Boeser returned to practice Saturday less than a week after suffering a concussion. He wore a noncontact jersey and spent about a half hour participating in drills and skating on the first power-play unit. Boeser was placed in the concussion protocol after
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With the first puck drop of the 2019-20 season quickly approaching, general manager Rob Blake and the Los Angeles Kings will soon begin the process of rebuilding. The franchise’s schedule consists of 41 home games for Staples Center’s 20th anniversary season, 15 back-to-back matchups and an enthusiastic contest at Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colo.
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Josh Morrissey lifted the Winnipeg Jets to 5-4 overtime victory over the Minnesota Wild on Sunday. Morrissey’s game-ending goal helped the Jets to victory in their final pre-season game, after the Wild leveled the score 4-4 with 1:30 remaining in the third. Winnipeg goaltender Connor Hellebuyck allowed three goal on 19 shots over two periods,
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With the Edmonton Oilers pre-season schedule officially over, the time for Ken Holland and Dave Tippett to decide who will be part of the equation in Wednesday’s season opener has arrived. Chances are both will lean towards a more experienced lineup but lets us hope that won’t be deciding factor in determining who ultimately makes
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When new Edmonton Oiler and projected top-four defenseman Joel Persson went down with a shoulder injury in the Oilers 4-2 preseason loss to the Arizona Coyotes, head coach Dave Tippett skated over to Ethan Bear the next day at practice and said “Knock knock”, implying that this was his chance to shine and grab an
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The Toronto Maple Leafs put the finishing touches on their pre-season by firing on all cylinders. Now they hope they can carry that into October when the games count. “Pre-season feels like it’s a month [or] two months long,” Auston Matthews said. “It’s just nice to get it over with and start the real thing.” Matthews
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1:53 PM ET Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. — Jordan Staal has been picked as the captain of the Carolina Hurricanes. The team announced Staal’s selection Sunday before its exhibition game against Washington, adding that forward Jordan Martinook and defenseman Jaccob Slavin will be the alternates. Staal shared the captaincy with since-traded defenseman Justin Faulk two
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After the game, Jets coach Paul Maurice all-but-guaranteed that the East Grand Forks Senior High and UND graduate would make the NHL club out of training camp. “I don’t want to unveil the spots,” Maurice said at the postgame press conference. “I probably have to talk to a couple of guys before that. But he’s
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The time to win is now. That is the message the Calgary Flames are sending after signing Matthew Tkachuk to a highly-anticipated contract on Wednesday. Tkachuk put pen to paper on a three-year, $21 million agreement, ending the standoff between the left winger and the National Hockey League club. The 21-year-old restricted free agent (RFA)
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