Month: May 2021

I have always been fascinated by the concept of fan territories. When meeting someone from outside a major metropolitan region, I often ask which teams their community cheers for. I moved to the Pacific Northwest last year and am especially interested in observing the growth of the Seattle Kraken in my new community. Considering the
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DENVER (AP) — NHL commissioner Gary Bettman upheld an eight-game suspension issued to Colorado Avalanche forward Nazem Kadri following his illegal check to the head of Blues defenseman Justin Faulk in Game 2 of a first-round series against St. Louis. Bettman heard Kadri’s appeal before announcing his decision Monday. The incident took place at 6:26
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The Laval Rocket have agreed to terms on a one-year American Hockey League contract with defenseman Tobie Paquette-Bisson. A 24-year-old native of Rosemere, Que., Bisson played 28 games for Laval during the 2020-21 season, his first full campaign in the AHL. He notched one goal and six assists for seven points and led the Rocket
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Since relocating from Atlanta in 2011, the second incarnation of the Winnipeg Jets has not had a 50-goal scorer (although Ilya Kovalchuk did accomplish the feat twice with the Thrashers, scoring 52 in both 2005-06 and 2007-08.) While reaching the 50-goal plateau is less common and more impressive an accomplishment now than it was in
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RALEIGH, N.C (AP) — Barclay Goodrow beat Alex Nedeljkovic for the go-ahead goal with 7:21 left and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Sunday night to open the second-round playoff series. Goodrow put the Stanley Cup champion Lightning ahead for good when he headed left against Carolina defenseman Brady Skjei, then
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11:00 PM ET ESPN News Services OTTAWA, Ontario — The NHL and health authorities are working on a travel exemption that would let the winner of the all-Canadian North Division and an American opponent cross the border during the final two rounds of the playoffs, including the Stanley Cup Final, according to a report by
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VANCOUVER – The Vancouver Canucks signed forward Vasily Podkolzin to a three-year entry-level contract Sunday. Vancouver selected the six-foot-one, 190-pound forward in the first round, No. 10 overall, in the 2019 NHL entry draft. Podkolzin, 19, appeared in 35 games with SKA St. Petersburg of the Kontinental Hockey League this season. He recorded five goals
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today the 2020-21 AHL All-Star Teams, as voted by AHL coaches, players and media in each of the league’s 28 active member cities. This season, an All-Star Team was selected for each of the league’s five divisions. 2020-21 AHL Atlantic Division All-Star TeamG – Jeremy Swayman, Providence
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