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Michael Stone feeling at home with Flames

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Great One thought Calgary was home for Michael Stone.

The story goes like this …

Stone is attending his first professional training camp and the Arizona Coyotes head north for a pair of preseason dates against the Calgary Flames — one in Winnipeg, back when they didn’t have a team to call their own, and the next night at the Saddledome, where he was starring for the Western Hockey League’s Hitmen. 619 more words

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Russell scores winner as Oilers edge Panthers in South Florida

SUNRISE, Fla. – Edmonton Oilers defenceman Kris Russell rides more horses than Harleys but sometimes you’re the big wheel offensively on the road and your teammates slap a motorcycle helmet and vest on you as a loud ‘thank you’ for a job well done. 1,046 more words

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Senators GM says team wants to keep forward Curtis Lazar

RALEIGH, N.C. — Pierre Dorion praised Curtis Lazar’s performance against the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday.

Now, some would suggest with a week to the trade deadline, maybe the Ottawa Senators general manager was just trying to pump up the value of one of the assets the club could deal before next Wednesday at 3 p.m. 413 more words

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Laurent Brossoit surprisingly gets start in net for Oilers against Tampa Bay

Remember when we said Cam Talbot played every night?

Well, he’s not playing Tuesday night against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Edmonton Oilers backup Laurent Brossoit will get his second start of the season, his first came Jan. 535 more words

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Sens lose game, multiple players in physical affair against Jets

The Ottawa Senators had a chance to move into a first-place tie in the Atlantic Division with the Montreal Canadiens.

And, at this rate, they’ll be lucky if they have anyone left standing. 1,175 more words

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Shinkaruk waiting for next opportunity to showcase skills for Flames

He tallied twice for his hometown team, memories that Calgary Flames farmhand Hunter Shinkaruk will cherish for the rest of his life.

But this wasn’t just a cross-it-off-your-bucket-list-and-move-on sorta thing. 766 more words

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A return to Fort Qu'Appelle brings back treasured memories

FORT QU’APPELLE — The other day, I was reintroduced to THE dressing room at the Fort Qu’Appelle Rexentre.

It was the one closest to the lobby. 705 more words