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Bruins, Ryan Spooner avoid arbitration with 1-year deal

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins and center Ryan Spooner avoided arbitration on the day of their hearing, agreeing to a one-year, $2,825,000 deal Wednesday. 401 more words

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Jarome Iginla, Shane Doan could be in Olympic picture

Jarome Iginla and Shane Doan, two 40-year-old forwards mulling continuing NHL careers, might have another option: the Canadian Olympic team in PyeongChang.

“Those are guys that we will definitely consider, guys that we will think a lot about,” Team Canada general manager  360 more words

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Canada names Olympic men's hockey coach

Willie Desjardins was named Canada’s men’s hockey coach for the Olympics on Tuesday, three months after the Vancouver Canucks fired him after three seasons.

Desjardins, 60, will coach the first Canadian Olympic team without NHL participation since the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Games. 183 more words

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Some AHL players will be allowed to play at Olympics

Players on American Hockey League contracts will be eligible to play in the 2018 Winter Olympics.

President and CEO David Andrews confirmed through a league spokesman Wednesday that teams were informed they could loan players on AHL contracts to national teams for the purposes of participating in the PyeongChang Olympics. 292 more words

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South Korean Olympic hockey coach: My expectation is gold

South Korea men’s hockey coach Jim Paek is, in a sense, ignoring the Olympic host nation’s long odds at the PyeongChang Winter Games.

“My expectation is gold, absolutely,” Paek, a two-time Stanley Cup winner with the Pittsburgh Penguins, said Wednesday, … 351 more words

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Railroad Side of St. Joseph, MI - and Benton Harbor Too

Recently there were a couple of great tourist blogs published about St. Joseph, Michigan. Not a word about railroads in St. Joseph (or in Benton Harbor just across the bridge). 269 more words

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Episode Maxim Afinogenov (161):SPECIAL GUEST Drew Pabhsky from Broadstreet Bully Podcast. McDavid an Oiler for 9 years!

Mike welcomes Drew Pabhsky back to discuss the Flyers off-season work as well as other free agent signings around the league.  Connor McDavid is an Oiler for 9 more years! 107 more words

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