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The Calgary Flames just want to move on. They want to stop answering questions about left-winger Matthew Tkachuk’s feud with Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian and they want to put a disappointing 2-0 loss to the Canadiens behind them. Veteran winger Milan Lucic believes the distraction of the Tkachuk-Kassian rivalry had a direct impact on
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NEW YORK—Alexis Lafreniere, who was named most valuable player of the 2020 world junior hockey championship after helping Canada capture a gold medal, is the top North American skater in the NHL’s mid-season draft rankings. Lafreniere, a left-wing with the Rimouski Oceanic, leads all Quebec Major Junior Hockey League skaters this season with 24 goals
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Alexis Lafrenière, who was named most valuable player of the 2020 world junior hockey championship after helping Canada capture a gold medal, is the top North American skater in the NHL’s mid-season draft rankings. A left-winger with the Rimouski Oceanic, Lafrenière leads all Quebec Major Junior Hockey League skaters this season with 24 goals and
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NEWARK, N.J.—Ray Shero has been fired as the New Jersey Devils’ general manager after four-plus years that saw the three-time Stanley Cup champions make the playoffs only once. Owner Josh Harris announced the change, effective immediately, less than 90 minutes before the struggling Devils were to face the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Prudential Center
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Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian will have a hearing Monday following his altercation with Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk during Saturday night’s game. The NHL’s department of player safety tweeted about the scheduled hearing Sunday morning. Kassian took offence to a hit from Tkachuk in the second period of Edmonton’s 4-3 loss, throwing off his
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Jayna Hefford saw the outcry on Boxing Day. While the world’s best under-20 men were set to open the world junior hockey championship in the Czech Republic, a tweet displaying the doorbell cam-like broadcast quality of the 2020 IIHF under-18 women’s worlds in Slovakia went viral. “It was a lack of investment in the women’s
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