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Watch: Selanne Victory Lap Includes Giguere

APRIL 13, 2014 — Not a dry eye in the house as Teemu Selanne grabs J-S Giguere for a victory lap at Honda Center at the end of Selanne’s last regular season game.  Likely the last one for Jiggy, too. WATCH:  Full Article

Lindback, Gibson, Johansen NHL 3 Stars

APRIL 14, 2014 – NEW YORK — Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Anders Lindback, Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson and Columbus Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen have been named the ...Full Article

Crosby, Ovechkin & Quick Capture Ross, Rocket, Jennings Trophies

APRIL 13, 2014 – NEW YORK — The 2013-14 National Hockey League regular season concluded tonight with Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby capturing his second career Art Ross Trophy ...Full Article

Smyth Retires: Will Play Final Game vs Vancouver Saturday

APRIL 11, 2014 — EDMONTON — Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Smyth announced his retirement from the National Hockey League today, in front of family and friends at a news ...Full Article

Canucks Can Gillis

APRIL 9, 2014 – One day after his Vancouver Canucks were eliminated from playoff contention, GM Mike Gillis was fired after four seasons at the helm. Gillis recently indicated that ...Full Article

Watch: Kings Goalie Jon Quick Surprises Piano Prodigy on Ellen Degeneres Show

Watch: Kings Goalie Jon Quick Surprises Piano Prodigy on Ellen Degeneres Show     video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo playerFull Article

Hall, Varlamov, Pacioretty NHL 3 Stars

NEW YORK (April 7, 2014) – Edmonton Oilers left wing Taylor Hall, Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov and Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

Turris, Bergeron & Oshie NHL 3 Stars of Week

NEW YORK (March 31, 2014) – Ottawa Senators center Kyle Turris, Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron and St. Louis Blues right wing T.J. Oshie have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

Video: Toews Knocked Out Of Game by Orpik Hit

MARCH 30, 2014 — PITTSBURGH — With the Blackhawks trailing, 2-1, Jon Toews chases a puck only to be drilled by a Brooks Orpik hit.  Would call it a ...Full Article

Ryan O’Reilly Clear Favorite for Lady Byng

MARCH 27, 2014 — The Lady Byng Memorial Trophy is a peculiar award.  After all, the statute for the award states that it shall be given “(to the) player ...Full Article

Watch: Philly’s Lecavalier Hits All 3 Posts

MARCH 24, 2014 — PHILA. — Philadelphia’s Vincent Lecavalier hit all three posts last night in a loss at home to the LA Kings.  Watch:    Full Article

Bobrovsky, Okposo, Niemi NHL 3 Stars

NEW YORK (March 17, 2014) – Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky, New York Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo and San Jose Sharks goaltender Antti Niemi have been named ...Full Article

That ’70 Show: 1970 NHL Entrants Vancouver Canucks and Buffalo Sabres Fall Fast in 2014

MARCH 17, 2014 — Despite having been in the league 44 years, the Vancouver Canucks have not been able to claim that ultimate prize—the Stanley Cup—even once. However, since ...Full Article

Coyotes Can’t Capitalize on Bruins Back to Back

MARCH 13, 2014 — BOSTON — Wednesday night the Phoenix Coyotes sat in Boston having a one-night break in their four-game road trip, after playing in Florida and beating ...Full Article

Peverley Collapses; Game Postponed *Update Video: Ruff Speaks

MARCH 10, 2014 — DALLAS — Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley collapsed at 6:23 of the first period on the Stars’ bench.  Players began slamming their sticks on the ...Full Article

Seguin, Anisimov, Henrique NHL 3 Stars

MARCH 10, 2014 — NEW YORK — Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin, Columbus Blue Jackets center Artem Anisimov and New Jersey Devils center Adam Henrique have been named the ...Full Article

Kesler Says No to Columbus: Right Decision?

MARCH 4, 2014 — Vancouver Canucks center Ryan Kesler reportedly won’t waive his no-trade clause for the Columbus Blue Jackets, but reportedly will for the Pittsburgh Penguins, Detroit Red ...Full Article

Oilers Sign G Ben Scrivens 2yrs./$4M+

MARCH 3, 2014 — EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with goaltender Ben Scrivens on a two-year contract. Scrivens electrified Rexall Place fans on January 29th, ...Full Article

Franzen, Henrique and Kuemper NHL 3 Stars

MARCH 3, 2014 — NEW YORK — Detroit Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen , New Jersey Devils center Adam Henrique and Minnesota Wild goaltender Darcy Kuemper have been ...Full Article

Miller and Ott to St. Louis; Buffalo gets Jaroslav Halak, Chris Stewart, William Carrier & ’15 1st & ’16 3rd Rd Pick to Buffalo

FEBRUARY 28, 2014 — ST. LOUIS – Editor’s Note: This completely shifts the balance of power in the NHL.  The Blues now edge San Jose, LA and stand with ...Full Article

Milan Hejduk Retires

FEBRUARY 24, 2014 — DENVER – Former Colorado Avalanche forward Milan Hejduk announced today that he is retiring from the game of hockey. “I was fortunate to play many ...Full Article

New Arena for Edmonton Oilers

FEBRUARY 11, 2014 — EDMONTON — Edmonton’s downtown arena project has been given the green light to begin construction in March 2014. The entire project, which is scheduled to ...Full Article

Price, Lehtonen & Iginla NHL 3 Stars

FEBRUARY 10, 2014 — NEW YORK — Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price, Dallas Stars goaltender Kari Lehtonen and Boston Bruins right wing Jarome Iginla have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

Mikko Koivu Joins Brother Saku on Shelf: Won’t Go to Sochi

FEBRUARY 7, 2014 — ST. PAUL — HOCKEYTALK NEWS — Minnesota Wild center Mikko Koivu announced today that he won’t be joining Team Finland at the Sochi Olympics. The ...Full Article

Henrik Sedin Out of Sochi Olympics: Rib Injury Persists

FEBRUARY 7, 2014 — VANCOUVER — Henrik Sedin announced that he is unfit to play for Team Sweden at the Olympics.  He will be replaced by Marcus Johansson of ...Full Article

Nashville Predators Voice Pete Weber Hospitalized; Friend of Hockeytalk and Duck Calls

FEBRUARY 6, 2014 — Pete Weber, voice of the Nashville Predators, was hospitalized today after suffering an apparent heart attack. According to the Canadian Press, Weber suffered the heart ...Full Article

Khudobin, Kessel & Pavelski 3 Stars for January

NEW YORK (February 3, 2014) – Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Anton Khudobin, Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Phil Kessel and San Jose Sharks center Joe Pavelski have been named the ...Full Article

Canucks Acquire Swiss Olympian Raphael Diaz from Canadiens

FEBRUARY 3, 2014 — VANCOUVER — Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Michael D. Gillis announced today that the Canucks have acquired defenceman Raphael Diaz from Montreal in exchange ...Full Article

NHL 3 Stars of the Week: Parise, Kessel, Backlund

FEBRUARY 3, 2014 — NEW YORK — Minnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise, Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Phil Kessel and Calgary Flames center Mikael Backlund have been named ...Full Article

Avalanche Sign Varlamov: 5yrs/$29.5M

JANUARY 30, 2014 — DENVER – The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed goaltender Semyon Varlamov to a five-year contract extension through the 2018-19 ...Full Article

Leafs Trade Fraser to Oilers

JANUARY 31, 2014 — TORONTO — David Nonis, Senior Vice-President and General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, announced Friday that the club has traded defenceman Mark Fraser to ...Full Article

Phoenix Coyotes Will Become Arizona Coyotes in 2014-15

JANUARY 29, 2014 — FROM PHX PR – GLENDALE, ARIZONA — Phoenix Coyotes Co-Owner, President and CEO Anthony LeBlanc announced today that the Phoenix Coyotes will officially change their franchise ...Full Article

LA Stadium Series in Photos

History was made on January 25 when the 2012 Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings hosted their cross-town rivals an the top team in the NHL, the 2007 Stanley ...Full Article

Lehtonen, Nyqvist & Sekera NHL 3 Stars of Week

JANUARY 27, 2014 — NEW YORK — Dallas Stars goaltender Kari Lehtonen, Detroit Red Wings right wing Gustav Nyquist and Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Andrej Sekera have been named the ...Full Article

Views of the Stadium Series at Dodger Stadium

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Ducks and Kings To Shine Outdoors

It’s roughly three hours before the puck drops at Dodger Stadium between the 2012 Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings and the 2007 Cup Champs the Anaheim Ducks.  It’s ...Full Article

Sharks Sign Thornton and Marleau to 3-year Extensions

JANUARY 24, 2014 — SAN JOSE – Joe Thornton: $6.75 million per season ($20 million, three years). Marleau: $6.66M per year (just under $20 million, also 3 yrs). Both players ...Full Article

Trade: D Michael Del Zotto to Nashville; D Kevin Klein to NY

JANUARY 22, 2014 — NASHVILLE — Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has acquired defenseman Michael Del Zotto from the New ...Full Article

Physicality Is the Name of Their Game

January 20, 2014 – Boston – It is not unusual to hear the Boston Bruins referred to as the Big Bad Bruins. They earned that moniker back in the ...Full Article

St. Louis, Quick & Crawford NHL 3 Stars of Week

Louis, Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick and Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending Jan. 19. FIRST STAR – ...Full Article
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