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4 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com
The pair are thought to be on the outside looking in for spots on the club's NHL roster heading into training camp, but that isn't stopping either from dreaming big. "I just have to go out there every day and play hard.
8 hrs ago | CottageCountryNow.ca
Darnell Nurse talks during a news conference introducing the top prospects going into Sunday's NHL hockey draft, Friday, June 28, 2013, in Weehawken, N.J. Nurse and Mitchell Moroz want to give the Edmonton Oilers a headache - in a good way. The pair are thought to be on the outside looking in for spots on the club's NHL roster heading into training camp, but that isn't stopping either from dreaming big.
12 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press
Jimmy Howard and young son James took the ice to meet fans today at Hockeyfest 2014 at Joe Louis Arena. Well, James sat on Jimmy's knee as Howard and fellow Detroit Red Wings goalie Jonas Gustavsson answered questions from longtime Wings broadcaster Ken Kal on stage.
16 hrs ago | Sen Shot
Jun 27, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Aaron Ekblad puts on a team sweater after being selected as the number one overall pick to the Florida Panthers in the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports The Florida Panthers struggled along yet again for most of the 2013-14 season, and were never really a factor with a patchwork lineup and questionable goaltending.
20 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Last year, the Vancouver Canucks said goodbye to Alain Vigneault, goodbye to Cory Schneider, and eventually even goodbye to Roberto Luongo. In the process, they said goodbye to being a playoff team, and thus in turn said goodbye to John Tortorella, one year after he replaced Vigneault.
Nobody wants to throw the baby Jets out with the bathwater but... the future and present had a collision on Friday in that defence was a challenge that held them back. The Winnipeg Jets prospects charged to leads of 3-1 and 4-2 in the second period of Friday's opener of the Canucks Young Stars Classic tournament at the South Okanagan Events Centre but were unable to contain the hopefuls from the Calgary Flames, who posted a 6-4 victory.
When Daniel and Henrik Sedin walked out of Kent elementary's library doors and into the playground on Saturday afternoon, the cheers could be heard from well down the block. The hockey superstars hadn't announced their visit, and for some young fans, the event was too good to be true.
Carla Seddon, left, of Global Spectrum, and Don Kendall, publisher of the Penticton Western News, presented Vancouver Canucks Young Stars Classic winners with their prizes, which included a ticket package to the tournament, flight, accommodations and a meal. Next to Seddon is Vancouver's Bonnie Lam, Nanaimo's Anita Wilson to the right of Kendall and Trail's Teresa DeBiasio.
The Vancouver Canucks prospects were bad early, good late but eventually fell 4-3 to the Edmonton Oiler kids in overtime in the opening game for both at the Young Stars tournament. It was not a stellar night for the Canucks most heralded prospects as tryout candidates Curtis Valk and goalie Austin Lotz were their most notable performers.
Apr 20, 2014; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Matthew Carle celebrates with Steven Stamkos and Tyler Johnson after scoring a goal against the Montreal Canadiens during the third period in game three of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports NHL Quick Shifts is a daily series where we gather up the latest NHL news and links from the FanSided NHL blogosphere, as well as other NHL / hockey blogs.
Rule changes are fun. They make the game different each year, so you can tell which fans have really been around for a while .
Tim Bozon of the Kootenay Ice was hospitalized following a game against the Saskatoon Blades in March. Tim Bozon was clearly the happiest skater among the 44 players at the opening of the Montreal Canadiens rookie camp on Friday.
The Penticton Vees co-captain, through a connection with the team trainer, worked out with former NHLer Cam Barker, who is skating with the Vees to be ready for a new year. "To see him work out a gave me a little more motivation throughout the summer," said DePourcq, who was impressed with Barker's gym.
The NHL announced Thursday a series of rules changes for the 2014-15 season, following approval earlier in the summer by the League's Board of Governors and the National Hockey League Players' Association. Clipping, charging, elbowing, interference, kneeing, head-butting and butt-ending move from the general category into the same category as boarding and checking from behind.
The fourth overall pick in this year's NHL draft garnered some attention when he couldn't do one at the league's annual combine in June. "I guess if you're wondering about the pull-ups, I did 11 pull-ups today," Bennett said, anticipating the question from the media.
The Sharks opened camp Thursday for 44 rookies who are very much aware the team has publicly stated its intent to give its own prospects the chance to earn key roster spots for the coming NHL season. "It's definitely a different situation than you usually have on different teams," said Mirco Mueller, the 19-year-old defenseman who was the team's first-round pick in the 2013 draft.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:26 pm
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