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  • WATCH: Swedish league goalie plays Santa in festive win celebration

    Nobody has more fun than Orebro goalie Julius Hudacek, though. From leap frog over teammates, to mimed ice fishing, to doing the Macarena (yes, the Macarena), Hudacek is never out of ideas for his victory performances. Orebro earned a particularly big win Friday over Skelleftea in the Swedish…

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  • 2015 World Juniors: USA opens with shootout win over Finland

    The U.S. National Junior Team opened the 2015 World Junior Championship with a tough contest against defending gold medalist Finland. The game lived up to that billing as goals were hard to come by, but Team USA earned a hard-fought 2-1 win in the shootout over Finland. It was a bit of an…

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  • Problems still remain for Devils following coaching change

    When a general manager feels the need to make a coaching change -- particularly an in-season coaching change -- ownership also should take a lengthy look at the job performance of said general manager and the entire front office and whether they have done everything possible to give a coach the…

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  • German skier Ferstl leads WCup downhill training

    SANTA CATERINA, Italy (AP) -- German skier Josef Ferstl posted the fastest time in the first training session Friday for a World Cup downhill, the final men's race of 2014.

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  • Devils fire coach Pete DeBoer

    After three-and-a-half seasons behind the team' bench, the New Jersey Devils have fired coach Pete DeBoer. Whether or not the Devils' current place in the standings is a result of DeBoer's coaching, this seemed like a move that has been inevitable for a few weeks now given the results on the ice. …

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  • Penguins' Steve Downie, Thomas Greiss have the mumps

    After missing the Pittsburgh Penguins' past two games while they underwent testing for mumps, the team announced on Friday that forward Steve Downie and backup goaltender Thomas Greiss have tested positive and will remain in isolation. The Penguins have been one of the teams hit by the NHL's…

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  • 2015 World Juniors: Ten players to watch besides Eichel, McDavid

    The World Junior Championship is set to begin Friday afternoon and the annual international event could be one of the better collections of talent this tournament has seen. Though there are several age-eligible players that will still be playing in the NHL when the puck drops in Toronto and…

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  • 2015 World Juniors Preview: McDavid, Eichel take center stage

    The World Junior Championship is here, and since the NHL is still on holiday break, it's the only hockey you can watch on this Friday in late December. Here's the good news: The WJC is pretty much always entertaining, but it should be especially so this year thanks to the setting, the quality of…

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  • NHL expansion, Islanders' farewell among stories to watch for in 2015

    For months, probably even years, the company line was that the NHL is not expanding, has no plans to expand and it’s certainly not going to relocate struggling teams. With the construction of a new 20,000-seat arena in Las Vegas, the NHL could explore that untapped market for a new team and…

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  • Sidney Crosby leads hockey's 10 most memorable people of 2014

    Crosby won the Art Ross and Hart Trophies, and the Ted Lindsay Award for good measure in 2013-14. He also earned his second gold medal at the Olympics with Team Canada, scoring his only goal of the tournament in the gold-medal game. Crosby just making it through the NHL season healthy was…

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  • Mumps, analytics and the Kings: The top hockey stories of 2014

    Another year has come and gone, and 2014 turned out to be a rather exciting one for the game of hockey. We saw historical collapses, historical comebacks, the return of mumps to the national spotlight, and NHL players participaiting in the Winter Olympics for what might have been the final time,…

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  • Sharks' John Scott suspended four games for sucker punch

    The NHL’s Department of Players Safety has suspended San Jose Sharks forward John Scott four games for punching an unsuspecting opponent. Scott delivered a backhanded punch to Anaheim Ducks defenseman Tim Jackman’s jaw Monday night. By the time this new ban wraps up, Scott will have missed 13…

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  • Make the seasons bright!

    Old Navy’s Tumblr is ringing in the holiday season in a big way. Check it out now!

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  • Biathlon hit by another doping case after retests

    SALZBURG, Austria (AP) -- Biathlon is ending a year already tarnished by doping scandals with yet another case of drug cheating.

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  • WATCH: Canadiens' P.K. Subban gives kids wonderful holiday surprise

    Once there, the kids were given a brief tour of the rink and showered with presents in the Canadiens' locker room, including Subban jerseys and hockey sticks.

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  • Can You Name These NHL Mascots?

    We are all familiar with the NHL mascots, but do you know their names? See if you can name these hilarious hockey heroes!

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  • The Ultimate NHL '94 Quiz!

    Its the early 1990's and EA Sports releases the best sports video game ever made. How well do you know it?

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  • Last minute gift ideas for your favorite NHL team

    It's Christmas Eve, and that means if you're anything like me you're probably still running to the store, fighting the crowds, and grabbing last minute gifts for somebody.

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  • Team USA's World Junior Championship roster nearly set

    USA Hockey has announced a near-final roster for the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship. The 13 forwards and three goaltenders for the roster have been decided, but there will be one cut left to make among the defensemen before the tournament opens Friday. Team USA’s forward group is led by Jack…

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  • Sharks' John Scott to have hearing for sucker punch on Tim Jackman

    The big enforcer will have a phone hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety for his butt-end/backhand punch on Anaheim Ducks defenseman Tim Jackman. Jackman appeared to be knocked out on the play. Odds are, Scott is going to be suspended multiple games, but no more than five as he will…

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