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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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  • 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.

    The Associated Press
  • 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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  • Elvis Stojko, Bourne bring skating to small stage

    TORONTO (AP) -- For Elvis Stojko, it's the perfect marriage of two of his passions - the stage and the ice.

    The Associated Press
  • Penguins' Blake Comeau sidelined 'several weeks' with injury

    Pens coach Mike Johnston said Comeau will be sidelined "several weeks" as a result of the injury. Comeau has been a strong addition to the Penguins after signing as an unrestricted free agent amid little fanfare. In 32 games with the Pens, Comeau has scored 11 goals and has 19 points while…

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  • Sabres' Zemgus Girgensons continues to dominate All-Star voting

    The NHL announced the voting results through Week 5 on Tuesday, and Girgensons continues to hold a substantial lead over every other player in the league and remains the only player to have received more than 1 million votes. As of Tuesday, Girgensons leads the field with more than 1.2 million…

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  • Flyers coach Craig Berube on enforcers: 'Those days are over, boys'

    The age of the enforcer in the NHL is rapidly coming to an end, and you can include the Philadelphia Flyers among the teams that seem to have little interest in adding that element to their roster. The Philadelphia Flyers have no use for an enforcer. At least, that is the message that Flyers…

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  • WATCH: Cam Fowler celebrates goal with accidental barrel roll

    On Saturday, he was hilariously taken out of a play by a linesman leading to a goal against in a blowout loss to the Ottawa Senators. On Monday, things went a little better for him and the Ducks thanks to their 3-2 overtime win against the San Jose Sharks, and it was Fowler that tied the game late…

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  • NHL Daily Picks: 11 games as NHL heads into holiday break

    Welcome to NHL Daily Picks where hockey writers Adam Gretz and Chris Peters make their daily selections for certain games On Tuesday, the NHL has 11 games on the schedule before starting its three-day holiday break. The Boston Bruins are still trying to find their way this season and are currently…

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  • WATCH: Sharks' John Scott hits Tim Jackman in face with butt-end of stick

    Scott is one of the few true heavyweight "enforcers" still playing in the NHL. The type of player that is supposed to  "police" the game, enforce "the code" and keep the rest of the players on the ice in line as some sort of deterrent.

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  • Mystery of Freeman's missing bodysuit likely solved

    SYDNEY (AP) -- The bodysuit worn by Australian sprinter Cathy Freeman when she lit the flame at the opening of the 2000 Sydney Olympics may have been recovered 14 years after it disappeared from her dressing room.

    The Associated Press