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Ilya Kovalchuk reiterates desire to return to NHL next season

Ilya Kovalchuk made a bit of news after he won the Olympic gold medal with the Olympic Athletes from Russia. The 34-year-old winger confirmed that he wants to return to the NHL next season. 254 more words

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TRADE: Habs send Jerabek to Washington

The Montreal Canadiens traded D Jakub Jerabek to the Washington Capitals on Wednesday in exchange for a 5th round pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. 102 more words

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TRADE: Leafs send Soshnikov to St. Louis

It’s a deal that will either become a footnote in hockey history or pay off well for the St. Louis Blues– taking a gamble, tight against the salary cap and looking to cash in on a Stanley Cup championship one of these days– but the Toronto Maple Leafs traded 24-year-old forward, … 142 more words

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The 2018 Men's Olympic Hockey Tourney is here!

Boy oh boy do I love ice hockey on the world stage. Obviously the Stanley Cup is my number one and holds a special place in my heart. 585 more words

Team Canada's Biggest Nobodies

I realize “nobodies” is a fairly negative word, it implies irrelevancy and a sense that those categorized under this word are lesser than. Objectively though, that is the case when you look at Team Canada’s Olympic Men’s Hockey roster compared to the talent of the current NHL superstars. 1,723 more words

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No NHL Players at the Olympics?

Ice Hockey teams at this year’s Winter Olympics will not have current NHL stars in their teams.


The NHL decided not to release players from contracts for the 17 days required and so the teams at the Olympics will consist of Former NHL players now plying their trade in the European Leagues, some AHL players and some college players. 275 more words

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