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by Colton Pankiw on January 7, 2021 at 11:05 pm
Edmonton Oilers fans had been excited for some time about the 2021 World Junior Championship to get underway. Of course, one reason for that was that there hasn’t been much of any hockey since the Stanley Cup Playoffs wrapped up in late September. The other was that two of the team’s top prospects were playing
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by Ben Fisher on January 7, 2021 at 10:55 pm
A new year has begun and a new NHL season is about to. From the outset of 2020, no one could have predicted where we’d wind up by year’s end. But here we are, ready to embark on a 56-game season beginning in January that will see the Vegas Golden Knights battle the same seven
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by Pete Bauer on January 7, 2021 at 10:40 pm
Defenseman Jake Sanderson and Team USA won gold over defenseman Jamie Drysdale and Team Canada at the 2021 World Junior Championship (WJC). Some would tell you that this is Sanderson’s second major upset over Drysdale in the past three months. Prior to the tournament, eight of 10 experts at the Sporting News picked Canada to win gold,
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by Sartaaj Bhullar on January 7, 2021 at 10:30 pm
The Vancouver Canucks celebrated their 50th season in the NHL in 2020. Players, coaches and general managers have won 15 NHL awards while representing the team. It’s always an appropriate time to look at the last Canuck to win each NHL award. Hart Memorial Trophy: Henrik Sedin (2009-10) In 2009-10, Henrik Sedin became the first
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by Marco Milani on January 7, 2021 at 10:20 pm
The 2021 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship saw Team USA win their 5th gold medal by beating Team Canada 2-0. Four prospects in the tournament belong to the San Jose Sharks: one represented the Czech Republic, two from Russia, and one from Finland, who took home the bronze medal. Here’s a debrief on how they
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