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The day Ryan Straschnitzki underwent surgery that would turn his body into something like a remote-controlled robot, the paralyzed hockey player had one deep worry: The six-foot-one, 190-pound defenceman who once didn’t miss a shift even after dislocating a shoulder told his dad he was afraid of needles. “I said, ‘Pal, they’re going to open
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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is expected to address a potential new code-of-conduct policy for the league tonight, with CBCSports.ca carrying live stream coverage at 8:30 p.m. ET. Bettman is at the NHL Board of Governors meeting in Pebble Beach, Calif., where he’ll speak publicly for the first time since various allegations surfaced against coaches.  Bill
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“Not everybody’s like me,” Daniel Carcillo says. “This is my experience, in my own words.” He says hold on, and tells his two-and-a-half-year-old daughter Laila she can watch an episode of “Paw Patrol” after he puts his 14-month-old girl, Scarlett, down for a nap. He’s parenting solo while his wife is at work as an
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J.T. Miller scored on a power play 3:21 into overtime as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Buffalo Sabres 6-5 Saturday afternoon. Miller scored his 13th of the season off a pass from rookie defenceman Quinn Hughes.  Buffalo’s Marcus Johnansson forced the overtime by scoring with 59 seconds left in the game and the Sabres’ goaltender
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Cale Makar was reminded in September that he seemed undaunted by sky-high expectations. The defenceman had announced his arrival in the NHL some five months earlier with a string of standout playoff performances for the Colorado Avalanche after leaving college hockey. There was already talk about the Calder Trophy as rookie of the year. His
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