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VANCOUVER—With labour talks having already begun on an informal basis, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and union chief Don Fehr are in favour of rebooting the World Cup of Hockey tournament and holding it every four years. The stumbling block to laying out a long-term calendar of international competition, however, revolves around the hot-button topic of
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With labor talks having already begun on an informal basis, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and union chief Don Fehr are in favor of rebooting the World Cup of Hockey tournament and holding it every four years. The stumbling block to laying out a long-term calendar of international competition, however, revolves around the hot-button topic of
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Ray Shero knew he’d be leaving the West Coast with star centre Jack Hughes. The New Jersey Devils general manager was less sure about his other big target until Saturday morning. After selecting Hughes with the first pick in the NHL draft Friday night, Shero swung a big trade moments before the second round got
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Nicolas Robertson has long wanted to wear the Toronto Maple Leafs logo on his chest. The 18 year old finally pulled on a Leafs jersey with his name emblazoned on the back on Saturday after Toronto picked him 53rd overall at the NHL draft. “It was definitely exciting,” Robertson said. “Toronto was kind of one
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VANCOUVER—P.K. Subban is leaving Music City. The Nashville Predators traded the 30-year-old defenceman to the New Jersey Devils on Saturday ahead of the second round of the NHL draft. New Jersey surrendered blue-liners Steven Santini and Jeremy Davies in an exchange that gives Nashville salary cap relief. Subban, whose contract carries an annual average value
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VANCOUVER—The Calgary Flames selected forward Jakob Pelletier with the 26th pick in the NHL draft on Friday. Pelletier, five-foot-nine and 165 pounds, is coming off his second season with the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s Moncton Wildcats. The 18-year-old winger from Quebec City produced 39 goals and 89 points in 65 games with the Wildcats
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The granddaughter of Toronto Maple Leafs legend George Armstrong is launching a new hockey camp for Indigenous youth players in London. Twenty-eight-year-old Kalley Armstrong moved to London after graduating from Harvard University, where she was recruited to play hockey, and now coaches for organizations including the London Devilettes and the Snipe Academy. Her newly-formed hockey development company, Armstrong
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Alex Meruelo was approved as the new majority owner of the Arizona Coyotes during the NHL’s board of governors meeting on Wednesday. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman also reaffirmed the league’s belief that the Coyotes need a downtown arena for the long-troubled franchise to have a future in Phoenix. Andrew Barroway’s sale of a majority stake in the
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