Month: September 2017

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DETROIT — The Detroit Red Wings have assigned defensemen Filip Hronek and Robbie Russo to Grand Rapids of the American Hockey League. The Red Wings announced the moves before their preseason finale at Toronto on Saturday. Detroit also released center Corey Elkins from a professional tryout, recalled defenseman Dan Renouf from Grand Rapids and signed
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NEW YORK — Just two years after they unfurled their four Stanley Cup championship banners from the 1980s at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the New York Islanders are seeking to move to yet another spot on Long Island, a little closer to the arena at which they became a suburban sports dynasty. But it might
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In the second edition of the Ask BSC mailbag, the general theme of the questions asked surrounded the makeup of the Boston Bruins roster. Who will play, who will sit, who will be sent down and even an evaluation of a veteran on the team. With the regular season right around the corner, there’s no better
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San Jose Sharks: What Do They Have in Joe Thornton? “; } document.getElementById(“sda_1730”).style.display = “block”; document.getElementById(“sda_1730”).innerHTML = sda_html; } function _load_1730() { var xhrq_1730 = new XMLHttpRequest(); xhrq_1730.open(“GET”, “/ez_aba_load/?aba_id=1730&aba_wid=AA6363D7-7B56-47CE-A6AE-D650285A0D29&aba_did=dGhlaG9ja2V5d3JpdGVycy5lem9pYy5jb20=”, true); xhrq_1730.onload = function (e) { if (xhrq_1730.readyState === 4) { if (xhrq_1730.status === 200) { eval(xhrq_1730.responseText); } } }; xhrq_1730.send(null); } if (typeof ez_cra_check ===
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Brandon Saad’s return to the Chicago Blackhawks has plenty of Hawks fans excited. With two early playoff exits in a row, the Hawks are missing a piece to their Stanley Cup puzzle. Saad, who was brought back by way of a trade with the Columbus Blue Jackets for Artemi Panarin during the offseason, could be that missing piece. Saad’s
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After failing to live up to the expectations in Edmonton, former first overall pick Nail Yakupov had another bad season with the St. Louis Blues. This summer, the Russian signed with the Colorado Avalanche and is ready to write a new page in his story. In this translated interview, originally appearing on the popular Russian
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Winnipeg Jets: What to Do With Tucker Poolman? “; } document.getElementById(“sda_1730”).style.display = “block”; document.getElementById(“sda_1730”).innerHTML = sda_html; } function _load_1730() { var xhrq_1730 = new XMLHttpRequest(); xhrq_1730.open(“GET”, “/ez_aba_load/?aba_id=1730&aba_wid=AA6363D7-7B56-47CE-A6AE-D650285A0D29&aba_did=dGhlaG9ja2V5d3JpdGVycy5lem9pYy5jb20=”, true); xhrq_1730.onload = function (e) { if (xhrq_1730.readyState === 4) { if (xhrq_1730.status === 200) { eval(xhrq_1730.responseText); } } }; xhrq_1730.send(null); } if (typeof ez_cra_check === ‘undefined’) {
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With just one preseason tilt left on the docket for the Boston Bruins minimal roster clarity has been achieved. Though that’s not necessarily a bad thing, virtually zero of the team’s roster hopefuls seized a glorious opportunity to lock down a spot during the 5-1 drubbing suffered at the hands of the Philadelphia Flyers. In
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The Boston Bruins are blessed with one of the NHL’s best one-two punches. Patrice Bergeron is perhaps the prime example of a complete first-line center, as the league’s top defensive forward and a key contributor on the power play and the penalty kill. He’s also a perennial 20-30 goal scorer. David Krejci is an excellent second-line center
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3:55 PM ET Paul LukasESPN.com Close Sports journalism’s foremost uniform reporter ESPN.com columnist since 2004 Also blogs at uni-watch.com Don’t look now, but hockey season is upon us, which means it’s time for the annual Uni Watch NHL Season Preview. And it’s a particularly momentous season for NHL gear, because the league has a new
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3:55 PM ET Paul LukasESPN.com Close Sports journalism’s foremost uniform reporter ESPN.com columnist since 2004 Also blogs at uni-watch.com Don’t look now, but hockey season is upon us, which means it’s time for the annual Uni Watch NHL Season Preview. And it’s a particularly momentous season for NHL gear, because the league has a new
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Sep 29, 2017 Paul LukasESPN.com Close Sports journalism’s foremost uniform reporter ESPN.com columnist since 2004 Also blogs at uni-watch.com Don’t look now, but hockey season is upon us, which means it’s time for the annual Uni Watch NHL Season Preview. And it’s a particularly momentous season for NHL gear, because the league has a new
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This article was originally published in November, 2012. Say what you will about Eric Lindros, but the former Flyers captain changed hockey both with his on-ice presence as well as his off-ice headlines. On Wednesday, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported that the 39-year-old native from London, Ontario will be inducted into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of
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It may be far-fetched to think that the Detroit Red Wings could qualify for the 2018 NHL Playoffs, but if you ask anyone on the team, it’s their goal. Queue the Jim Mora sound-byte. Regardless of what may or may not be best for the organization, the Red Wings want to win. It’s the inherent
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Nikita Tryamkin Comfortable at Home in the KHL “; } document.getElementById(“sda_1730”).style.display = “block”; document.getElementById(“sda_1730”).innerHTML = sda_html; } function _load_1730() { var xhrq_1730 = new XMLHttpRequest(); xhrq_1730.open(“GET”, “/ez_aba_load/?aba_id=1730&aba_wid=AA6363D7-7B56-47CE-A6AE-D650285A0D29&aba_did=dGhlaG9ja2V5d3JpdGVycy5lem9pYy5jb20=”, true); xhrq_1730.onload = function (e) { if (xhrq_1730.readyState === 4) { if (xhrq_1730.status === 200) { eval(xhrq_1730.responseText); } } }; xhrq_1730.send(null); } if (typeof ez_cra_check === ‘undefined’) {
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This article was originally published in November, 2012. The third edition of this article series looking at the history of the Minnesota Wild looks at the franchise’s top four goaltenders of all time. The Minnesota Wild have been a strong defensive team throughout their history and that has undoubtedly helped the goaltending talent. The franchise has gone
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For a team with a number of question marks on defense and uncertainty at center, the Canadiens have a lot of depth in goal. In addition to Carey Price and Al Montoya, Michael McNiven was the OHL goaltender of the year last season. Zachary Fucale will battle McNiven for the backup role in Laval. King Carey This
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It’s that time of the year… prediction season for the upcoming 2017-18 Montreal Canadiens campaign. While the Canadiens have improved in some areas this past summer, their defense is a big question mark. Goaltender Carey Price remains the team’s focal point, but without a mobile blue line to transition from out of the defensive zone,
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With the start of the 2017-18 season just around the corner, the Nashville Predators are in the process of determining which players make their roster. The return of veterans like Scott Hartnell will no doubt provide some stability on a team that has lost some notable names during the offseason. On the other hand, unproven young