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3 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

D'Anna: SWAT team nails ice-bucket challenge

The Mesa Police SWAT team did its own version of the challenge. Wearing their uniforms and gear, they fill two massive front-end loaders with ice and water, then stood shoulder to shoulder beneath the mechanical buckets.


Related Topix: Sports, Paul Bissonnette, Phoenix Coyotes, NHL Players

7 hrs ago | CBC News

Join us for a chat on tackling homophobia in sports

Eight Canadian Olympians are planning to march along with Calgary Stampeders running back Jon Cornish, an advocate for gay and lesbian rights.


Related Topix: Sports, Calgary Flames, NHL Northwest Division, Canada,

11 hrs ago |

Schultz gets prove-it contract from Oilers

Justin Schultz isn't a fully-formed No. 1 NHL defenceman just yet, so the Edmonton Oilers are giving him a chance to grow into one.


Related Topix: Sports, Edmonton Oilers, Darnell Nurse, Nikita Nikitin, Justin Schultz, Andrew Ference, NHL Players, Mark Fayne

14 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Iain MacIntyre: Jim Benning's remake of Canucks an uncluttered picture

Built circa 1892, 'Wintemute House' is a historical residence in Burnaby, offering a one-of-a-kind tranquil setting complete with magnificent grounds.


Related Topix: Sports, Vancouver Canucks, Ryan Miller, NHL Players, Derek Dorsett, Nick Bonino, Luca Sbisa, Nicklas Jensen

15 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Detroit Red Wings expect Tomas Tatar to be regular 20-goal scorer

Deep into the NHL off-season, Helene St. James takes an analytical look at individual Red Wings and assesses expectations for the coming season.


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, Tomas Tatar, NHL Players, Pavel Datsyuk, Riley Sheahan, Tomas Jurco, Henrik Zetterberg

19 hrs ago |

Las Vegas Expansion Team Would Have By Far Smallest Fan Base In NHL

I cover sports media, business, and betting for Forbes, often using data. Previously, my work has appeared in FiveThirtyEight, The Atlantic, Deadspin, Slate, and Bloomberg, and I've been a guest on NPR and SiriusXM.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Eastern Conference

Thu Aug 28, 2014

CBC News

Bell Centre gets OK to serve beer for Habs' away games

The Bell Centre and its resident promoter, Evenko, were within their rights to serve beer during televised Montreal Canadiens games, ruled the liquor board.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Northeast Divison, Montreal Canadiens, Canada,

Globe and Mail

Dig up Edmonton parking lots, put up a paradise

The new arena district in Edmonton is seen in this handout artist rendering. The owner of the Edmonton Oilers says construction and leasing in what will be the city's new arena district is making it one of the top developments in North America.


Related Topix: Sports, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Northwest Division


Predicting Every NHL Team's Top Scorer in the 2014-15 Season

From year to year, you can almost guarantee certain NHL players will lead their teams in scoring: Alex Ovechkin, Phil Kessel and anyone named Sedin is very likely going to finish with the most points on their respective teams.


Related Topix: Sports, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby, NHL Players, Evgeni Malkin, Anaheim Ducks, Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf


Lightning Announce Rookie Camp, Tournament Roster

The Tampa Bay Lightning today announced their roster for their upcoming rookie camp and prospect tournament to be held at Ford Ice Center in Antioch, Tennessee from September 13-16.


Related Topix: Sports, Tampa Bay Lightning, Cody Kunyk, Kristers Gudlevskis, NHL Players, Cedric Paquette, Adam Erne, Jonathan Drouin

USA Today

NHL expansion would help Coyotes' cause

The NHL doesn't need more teams. It needs more household names and marketable stars.


Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Coyotes, NHL Players, Mike Ribeiro, NHL Western Conference, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Anaheim Ducks, Ryan Getzlaf

Denver Post

Former Avs defenseman Cory Sarich details horrific bike accident

Hockey-tough Cory Sarich is living proof that you can get run over by the wheel of a three-quarter ton truck and walk away.


Related Topix: Sports, Colorado Avalanche, NHL Northwest Division, Cory Sarich, NHL Players, Drew Miller

The Globe and Mail

As Giguere retires, the Hartford Whalers have a lasting legacy in the NHL

The retirement of Jean-Sebastien Giguere marks the end of an era. The goaltender was the final active player in the NHL who had suited up for the Hartford Whalers.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Southeast Division, Carolina Hurricanes, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Chris Pronger (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Craig Adams, NHL Players, Ron Francis, Dave Tippett


This Day in Hockey History- Happy Birthday Andy

Augst 28, 1932- As Empty Netters wrote about here today is Andy Bathgate's birthday.


Related Topix: Sports, Pittsburgh Penguins

Toronto Maple Leafs Hot Stove

How will Maple Leafs forward moves impact team shooting percentage?

Over the past two off seasons, the Toronto Maple Leafs have made a fairly significant number of moves to their group of forwards beyond their core of Kessel, JVR, Bozak, Lupul and Kadri.


Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Maple Leafs, Leo Komarov, Mike Santorelli, David Clarkson, NHL Players, Dave Bolland, NHL Northeast Divison

Enforcers will battle for ice time with 2014-15 San Jose Sharks

The San Jose Sharks are a team that can rightly be considered soft, but they have multiple enforcers battling for ice time in for the 2014-15 NHL season.


Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, John Scott, Eriah Hayes, Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Andrew Desjardins, NHL Players, Adam Burish

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Business Journal

One Seneca's assessment drops; Pegula may be "interested" in the tower

The city of Buffalo has agreed to drop the full value assessment of the largely vacant One Seneca Tower by more than half to $22 million.


Related Topix: Sports, Buffalo Sabres, NHL Northeast Divison

San Jose Mercury News

Napa quake: Stanley Cup will be in city Saturday for public viewing

It doesn't look as if the 6.0 earthquake that hit Napa last weekend will keep the Stanley Cup from making it's appointed rounds.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Kings, NHL Pacific Division, Science / Technology

Men's Journal

A Hockey Star's Workout for Explosive Lower-Body Strength

New York Ranger's forward Chris Kreider tears up the ice because of a few genetic gifts: his freakishly fast recovery and next-level work ethic.


Related Topix: Sports, New York Rangers, NHL Atlantic Division, Chris Kreider, NHL Players

NHL defenseman Cory Sarich slowly recovering after cycling accident

While he's slowly recovering from injuries sustained in a cycling accident last month, free-agent defenseman Cory Sarich is unsure if and when he would continue his NHL career.


Related Topix: Sports, Colorado Avalanche, Cory Sarich, NHL Players