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  • Fernandez wins short program at Skate Canada

    KELOWNA, British Columbia (AP) -- Spain's Javier Fernandez won the men's short program Friday at Skate Canada International, and Canada's Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford took the short dance.

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  • Neymar to play at 2016 Rio Olympics - coach

    Brazil captain Neymar will be part of the home nation's Olympic football squad at Rio 2016, the team's coach Alexandre Gallo said Friday. "I'll be calling up three players over 23, well, two in fact, as one of those will be Neymar," he said in an interview with Arena Sport TV. Barcelona forward…

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  • Olympic champion Wilson retires

    London (AFP) - The British shooter who was coached to an Olympic gold medal by a member of the Dubai royal family has retired, it was announced Friday.

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  • VIDEO: Red Wings fans honor ailing Gordie Howe with standing ovation

    NHL legend Gordie Howe continues to rest at his daughter’s home in Texas after suffering a significant stroke earlier in the week. Meanwhile, the Detroit Red Wings, the team Howe played almost his entire NHL career for, played their first home game since “Mr. Hockey” fell ill. With a video…

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  • Maple Leafs F Joffrey Lupul out indefinitely with broken hand

    More from Jonas Siegel on how Lupul sustained the injury: This injury obviously hurts the Leafs, but it’s particularly difficult for Lupul considering the fact that he’s without a point in five consecutive games after notching three in the first four games of the season. As a skilled veteran, the…

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  • Canucks F Alex Burrows suspended 3 games for hit to head

    The NHL announced on Friday evening that Vancouver Canucks forward Alex Burrows has been suspended for three games for an illegal hit to the head of Montreal Canadiens defenseman Alexei Emelin on Thursday night. Long after Emelin released the puck, Burrows came across and delivered a late hit to…

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  • Hurricanes could bench Alexander Semin on Saturday

    When the Hurricanes hit the ice for practice on Friday Semin was not skating on one of the top-four lines and was instead an extra forward, indicating that his roster spot for Saturday's game against Arizona.  First year coach Bill Peters confirmed after practice that it's looking like Semin may…

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  • Sabres send first-round pick Sam Reinhart back to juniors

    The Buffalo Sabres did the best thing they could possibly do for the development of their first-round draft pick, Sam Reinhart. The team announced on Friday morning that it has sent Reinhart, after giving him a nine-game look in the NHL, back to his junior team, the Kootenay Ice of the Western…

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  • NHL surprise teams: Canucks for real, but are the Islanders and Senators?

    As the first month of the NHL season comes to a close the top of the standings are filled with the usual suspects. Teams like Tampa Bay and Dallas that took big steps forward last season and are poised to take another one this season.

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  • VIDEO: Alex Burrows hits Alexei Emelin late, high before Canucks goal

    The Vancouver Canucks took a 1-0 lead in their game Thursday night amid controversial circumstances. Vancouver forwards Nick Bonino and Derek Dorsett completed a beautiful passing play to score the goal, but it was the play that immediately preceded it that drew the attention. Burrows' hit is…

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  • Salt Lake City optimistic about future Olympic bid

    Salt Lake City officials don't know exactly when they will get to bid for another Winter Olympics, but the host city of the 2002 games wants the world to know it is ready and willing whenever given a chance. Several prominent figures gathered Thursday at the Olympic Oval speed skating facility in…

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  • VIDEO: Marian Hossa notches 1,000th point on nice goal in Ottawa

    Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa had a nice full-circle moment when he notched his 1,000th NHL point against the Ottawa Senators. Hossa broke into the league with the Sens, who drafted him 12th overall in 1997. The goal gave Chicago a 4-3 lead at that point, but it didn’t last long as the…

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  • Graybill, Antoine early leaders at skeleton trials

    Olympic bronze medalist Matt Antoine already knows he has a spot on the U.S. Savannah Graybill is well on her way to joining him. Graybill and Antoine were the winners Thursday in the first of four races at the U.S. Graybill had a two-run time of 1 minute, 55.45 seconds to lead the women's…

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  • WATCH: Darryl Sutter would like somebody to please call a dive

    The third period of the Penguins-Kings game on Thursday turned a little physical when Evgeni Malkin, after taking a couple of shots earlier in the period, decided he was going to respond and dropped Justin Williams in the middle of the ice.

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  • MGM 'in discussions' with group looking to bring NHL to Las Vegas

    It is fairly well documented that there will be a new $350 million arena fit for a major league professional franchise in Las Vegas soon. The arena is being built by MGM Resorts International and sports and entertainment superpower AEG, which owns the Los Angeles Kings. The rumors have been…

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  • Avalanche F Daniel Briere will be healthy scratch vs. Islanders

    The other reason some were down on Colorado's chances this season was some of the roster moves they made during the offseason, specifically the decision to trade underrated forward P.A. Parenteau (and a draft pick) to the Montreal Canadiens for Daniel Briere.  When the Avalanche take on the New…

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  • Kosovo athletes start training for Rio Olympics

    A week after gaining provisional recognition from the IOC, Kosovo is already preparing in earnest for the 2016 Olympics. Swimmers and table tennis players are in training as Kosovo gets ready to send an independent team to the games in Rio de Janeiro. Memli Krasniqi, Kosovo's minister of culture,…

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  • David Backes, T.J. Oshie out for Blues with concussions

    When the St. Louis Blues face the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday night they are going to have to do so without two of their top forwards.  Coach Ken Hitchcock announced on Thursday morning that David Backes and T.J. Oshie are both sidelined after being diagnosed with concussions. Both players were…

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  • Red Wings F Stephen Weiss injured on conditioning assignment

    Having only played in one game for the Red Wings this season, the team decided to send Weiss to Grand Rapids of the American Hockey League on a conditionining assignment this week so he could get some playing time. Stephen Weiss not at @griffinshockey practice today. This is just the latest…

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  • WATCH: Referees cost Red Wings goal with phantom penalty call

    NHL referees are human. Red Wings forward Luke Glendening was also back there. Holtby got rid of it to the nearest outlet. As Holtby attempted to go back to his net, he ended up tripping and falling down.

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