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  • Windsor Spitfires’ Notebook: Import Signings, Bench Move, OHL Dates


    by Dave Jewell on September 18, 2020 at 10:15 pm

    The offseason has been anything but normal around the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). With COVID-19 still hanging on, the league is paused and activity is down league-wide. However, all was not silent this week as the Windsor Spitfires made a pair of changes and the league made an announcement about 2020-21. A year ago, Spitfires’
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  • Canadiens Can Address Scoring in 2020 NHL Draft


    by Blain Potvin on September 18, 2020 at 10:05 pm

    The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) has begun its training camps and hockey families across Canada begin development camps prior to their local tryouts at all levels — the traditional start of the hockey season is in full swing. Oddly, the NHL is about to begin the 2020 Stanley Cup Final and offseason moves
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  • Red Wings News & Rumors: Yzerman, Perfetti, 2020 Draft & More


    by Devin Little on September 18, 2020 at 9:50 pm

    With the NHL draft less than a month away, information about the Detroit Red Wings’ intentions with the fourth pick continues to trickle in. Beyond the draft, the Red Wings also have the 2020-21 season to plan for, although a lot of variables remain in play. What can fans expect the team to do this
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  • Maple Leafs News & Rumors: Malhotra, Pietrangelo, Andersen & More


    by The Old Prof on September 18, 2020 at 9:40 pm

    In this edition of Toronto Maple Leafs News & Rumors, I’ll share the news of a new coach hiring in Manny Malhotra, look at some insider scoop from St. Louis Blues hockey commentator Darren Pang about Alex Pietrangelo, and share some insights from hockey insider Darren Dreger that might shed some light on recent Frederik
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  • Lightning-Stars: Breaking Down Tampa’s Stanley Cup Final Opponent


    by Nathan Moser on September 18, 2020 at 9:10 pm

    It was 2004 when the Tampa Bay Lightning last hoisted the Stanley Cup. The lineup then was stacked with talent, The offense included Vincent Lecavalier, Martin St. Louis, Brad Richards, and Cory Stillman, among others, and Dan Boyle and Pavel Kubina were standouts on the blue line. Between the pipes, goalie Nikolai Khabibulin was a
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NHL sends players home – will shut down for 60 days

The NHL says it will shut down for a period of 60 days based on CDC guidelines in the fight against Coronavirus.Author: Associated Press, Adam BenigniPublished: 2:14 PM EDT March 16, 2020Updated: 2:14 PM EDT March 16, 2020

NEW YORK — NHL players have been told they can return home and self-isolate there until the end of March while hockey is on hold amid the coronavirus pandemic. This signals a significant update on the league’s potential timeline to resume the season. Commissioner Gary Bettman announced last week the season was on pause and did not provide more specifics.

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Young Talent Fights in Lightning Vs Panthers to start 2018

TAMPA — Finally, after practice after practice, and interview after interview talking about it, F Mathieu Joseph made his NHL debut Saturday.

It was no surprise that he made the Lightning roster, not after the preseason and camp he put together. Joseph scored four goals in the preseason and finished with eight points. It seemed more likely than not that he would make the opening-day roster the further training camp progressed.

But from the time GM Julien BriseBois told Joseph, 21, he made the team out of camp until Saturday’s season opener against the Panthers at Amalie Arena, he had a full week to think about it.

A week filled with anticipation, nerves, excitement and … waiting.
Sitting in his locker-room stall hours before his debut, Joseph had to pause for several seconds to try to put into words what Saturday meant to him. CLICK PIC FOR ARTICLE

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Tampa Bay Lightning fans can get free Chick-fil-A chicken biscuits Thursday

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 Author: Mark Bergin

TAMPA BAY, Fla. – Tampa Bay Lightning fans wearing team gear will receive free Chick-fil-A chicken biscuits on Thursday morning.

There is a limit of one chicken biscuit per Lightning fan. No other purchase is necessary.

Chick-fil-A is offering the playoff perk until 10:30 a.m. Thursday at participating restaurants in Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk and Sarasota counties.

 

Only catch –   There is a limit of one chicken biscuit per Lightning fan.

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Why Nashville Predators fans throw catfish

The Nashville Predators have one of the best new traditions in sports, chucking catfish on the ice during games, and the story behind this is what makes rivalries so great.

The Predators begin their march toward the Stanley Cup Final for a second straight year where they hope to finish what they started last year. The former expansion team has come a long way in two decades and enter the postseason as the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference and the winners of the President’s Trophy, as owners of the best record in the regular season.

By Patrick Schmidt

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Sharks racing toward Round 2 without those old guys

By Ann Killion – April 16, 2018

Playoff hockey is as familiar a South Bay sight as a corporate bus full of people coding at 80 miles an hour.

But this April, the playoff hockey has a different look.

On Monday, the Sharks roared into SAP Center, with a series lead and a full head of steam, but without two stalwarts.

 

Jan 31, 2017; San Jose, CA, USA; San Jose Sharks left wing Patrick Marleau (12) celebrates with center Joe Thornton (19) after scoring a goal against the Chicago Blackhawks in the second period at SAP Center at San Jose. Mandatory Credit: John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports

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Vegas Golden Knights Merch Outselling Rest of NHL!

Updated April 12, 2018 – 12:16 pm

When the Golden Knights unveiled the team’s uniform last year, it got mixed reviews.

“It. Is. Hideous,” The Washington Post wrote, summarizing reactions online.

But the Las Vegas team proved phenomenal on the ice, posting one of the best records in the NHL — and its merchandise sales have led the pack.

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Toronto Stops Late Surge From Boston to Force Game 6

By TYLER HORKA 

April 21, 2018

With a chance to clinch the series and move on to the second round in Game 5, Boston didn’t look like the formidable force it proved to be on home ice in the first two games. The Bruins fell behind 2-0 before many fans inside TD Garden finished their first choice of beverages in what was ultimately a 4-3 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Enjoy these playoffs as it get’s more intense by the game!!

Toronto Maple Leafs celebrate an empty-net goal by Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews (34), not shown, during third period NHL hockey action, in Toronto on Saturday, April 8, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

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