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  • Report: LA Kings to relieve Dustin Brown of captaincy

    Dustin Brown, who captained the Los Angeles Kings to the only two Stanley Cups in franchise history, has been relieved of his leadership duties, per TSN.

    CSN Bay Area
  • Watch: Kid imitates Patrick Kane's post-goal celly in youth hockey game

    It shouldn't come as much of a surprise that young hockey players are patterning their games off Patrick Kane. Check out this video of a kid in a youth hockey game mimicking Kane's celebration from this year's playoffs, when he scored the double-overtime winner in Game 5 of the Blackhawks' series…

    CSN Chicago
  • NBC Sports switches up TV schedule for Stanley Cup Final

    NEW YORK (AP) -- NBC Sports is switching up its broadcast schedule for the Stanley Cup Final.

    The Associated Press
  • Rouyn-Noranda beats Red Deer 3-1 to reach Memorial Cup final

    RED DEER, Alberta (AP) -- Francis Perron and Martins Dzierkals scored in a 1:07 span midway through the first period and the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies beat the host Red Deer Rebels 3-1 on Friday night in the Memorial Cup semifinal.

    The Associated Press
  • Not a great week for Nyquist - horse or hockey player

    It was not the greatest week for Nyquist - horse or hockey player. A few days after Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist was declared out of the Belmont Stakes due to a fever, Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist was not chosen by Sweden on Friday to play in the World Cup of Hockey. Nyquist was named for the…

    The Associated Press
  • Devils sign French defenseman Yohann Auvitu

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- The New Jersey Devils signed French defenseman Yohann Auvitu to a one-year, two-way, entry-level contract Friday.

    The Associated Press
  • Sharks-Penguins Stanley Cup final fills a need for speed

    It will be speed vs. speed in the Stanley Cup final between the San Jose Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins. San Jose got through the Western Conference the same way Pittsburgh got through the East: with plenty of depth and speed to kill. The final will feature the three top playoff scorers in the…

    The Associated Press
  • Canucks Sports and Entertainment names Jeff Stipec COO

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Canucks Sports and Entertainment said Friday that Jeff Stipec is the new chief operating officer of the company that operates the NHL's Vancouver Canucks and Rogers Arena.

    The Associated Press
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    Stanley Cup Final keys & prediction

    Puck Daddy's Greg Wyshynski gives his thoughts on the series between the San Jose Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins.

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  • Voynov named to Russian roster, status for World Cup unclear

    Former Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov is no sure thing to play in the World Cup of Hockey despite being named to Russia's final roster on Friday. Voynov served two months in jail on domestic violence charges, was detained by immigration officials and voluntarily returned to Russia last…

    The Associated Press
  • Buffalo Sabres sign Karabacek, 2014 2nd-round draft pick

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The Buffalo Sabres have signed prospect forward Vaclav Karabacek to a three-year entry-level contract.

    The Associated Press
  • Sharks stars Thornton, Marleau finally reach 1st Cup final

    Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau have been linked ever since they went one-two in the 1997 NHL draft to Boston and San Jose. Now at age 36 and after more than 3,000 combined games, 949 goals and 2,610 career points in the regular and postseason, Thornton and Marleau have the opportunity to add the…

    The Associated Press
  • 2 long series wins might have exhausted Blues

    A pair of seven-game series wins might have taken a toll on the St. Louis Blues. St. Louis who will have to settle for its first appearance in the Western Conference final since 2001. ''I think if you're going to look at one aspect, it's our inability to close off those first two series and get the…

    The Associated Press
  • Dose: Before Steve Leaves?

    Running down what might have been Steven Stamkos' last game with the Lightning and a trusty Bryan Rust performance in the ECF Game 7 Dose.

    Rotoworld
  • Top NHL prospect Matthews earns Team North America WCup spot

    After a two-month layoff, 18-year-old Auston Matthews used the world hockey championships to remind everyone of his potential as the NHL's top draft-eligible prospect. It also was enough to convince general manager Peter Chiarelli to include the U.S.-born youngster among the final seven selections…

    The Associated Press
  • Senators defenseman Chris Phillips announces retirement

    Ottawa Senators defenseman Chris Phillips is closing out his career with the only NHL team he has ever known. Drafted first overall by the Senators in 1996, the 38-year-old Phillips announced his retirement Thursday. ''Nineteen years of professional hockey takes a toll on a body,'' Phillips said.

    The Associated Press
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    Sharks vs Penguins - Who has the edge?

    Yahoo Sports goes inside the numbers of the Stanley Cup Final matchup between the San Jose Sharks and the Pittsburgh Penguins.

    Yahoo Sports Videos
  • Remembering the Lindros hit from Stevens 16 years later

    All it took to end the Flyers career of Eric Lindros was one devastating shoulder to the chin from Scott Stevens. This day, in 2000, just 7 minutes and 50 seconds into Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final, Stevens, the most intimidating defenseman in New Jersey Devils history, caught Lindros in…

    CSN Philly
  • 'Pissed off' upon his arrival, DeBoer used Sharks anger to get buy-in

    Wednesday's Western Conference Final clincher brought with it a little deja vu for Sharks coach Pete DeBoer, who will now be guiding his second club through a Stanley Cup Final.In 2012, he took a veteran New Jersey Devils team all the way the last round before bowing out to the champion Kings in…

    CSN Bay Area
  • What Went Wrong: CGY, WPG

    Two Canadian teams that regressed after making the playoffs in 2014-15.

    Rotoworld