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Yesterday | A Winning Habit

Top 10 Montreal Canadiens Trades Since The Wayne Gretzky Trade: Number 1

May 29, 2014; New York, NY, USA; The Montreal Canadiens react after loosing to the New York Rangers 1-0 in game six of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Northeast Divison, Montreal Canadiens, Wayne Gretzky, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division, New York Rangers, Shayne Corson, Kirk Muller

Saturday | Blades of Teal

San Jose Sharks Prospect Watch: Barclay Goodrow

The San Jose Sharks made their best signing before the offseason even got started when they gave Barclay Goodrow his first NHL contract, a move that seemingly flew under the radar throughout the summer.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Freddie Hamilton, Joe Pavelski, NHL Players, NHL Pacific Division

Saturday | Raw Charge

Quick Strikes for Saturday, August 30

In this Saturday edition of Quick Strikes, we look at a new core of Lightning players who will lead the team throughout the season, why the NHL expansion might actually be a good idea, and why a group of kids got in trouble for playing street hockey in Canada.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, Ben Bishop, Steven Stamkos, NHL Players, NHL Southeast Division

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Pens Labyrinth

Brian Gibbons Earns Goal Of Season Honors For WBS Penguins

May 9, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins center Brian Gibbons and New York Rangers right wing Martin St. Louis chase the puck during the second period in game five of the second round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the CONSOL Energy Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brian Gibbons, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, Pittsburgh Penguins, Martin St. Louis, New York Rangers

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Chronicle-Journal

Last minute of play: Expansion won't work

By Ross Brewitt My first call of the day is from Florida, area code 941. I notice things like this in tracking the "Duct Cleaning" underworld forces and where they are operating out of these days.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey

Detroit News

NHL open to expansion but has 'no plan moving forward'

The Minnesota Wild and Columbus Blue Jackets were the last teams to join the NHL, for the 2000-01 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Western Conference, Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL Central Division

The London Free Press

Canadiens owners win beer battle over Montreal bars

Fans cheer on the Montreal Canadiens on the big screen at the Bell Centre during Game 7 of their Eastern Conference playoff series against the Bruins, played at the TD Garden in Boston, on May 14, 2014.

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

Forbes.com

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey

Cardiac Cane

NHL to Add Four Expansion Teams by 2017

Jun 4, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; NHL commissioner Gary Bettman at a press conference before game one of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final between the New York Rangers and the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Western Conference, Los Angeles Kings, NHL Pacific Division

Sabre Noise

Elmira Jackals Schedule Breakdown

The Elmira Jackals are set to start their first season as an ECHL affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Western Conference

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Scott Stinson: Adding four franchises to NHL long on ambition, short on logic

Some of television's biggest celebrities arrive at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports

BleacherReport

Predicting the Most Unstable NHL Goaltending Situations for 2014-15

Going into the 2014-15 season, the NHL is loaded up with great goaltending. It should make for some intriguing turf wars as the season gets underway.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Viktor Fasth, NHL Players, Anaheim Ducks, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Northwest Division, Calgary Flames, Ilya Bryzgalov

680News

NEW Potential NHL expansion could include Toronto, Las Vegas, Quebec City and Seattle: report

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman has said publicly that expansion isn't something the league has seriously considered , but recent reports say otherwise.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Western Conference

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Rink Royalty

Crisis in Canada: Goaltenders

Jan 18, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Montreal Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien stands on the bench in front of fans dressed as goalies against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, Carey Price, NHL Players, Michel Therrien, NHL Hockey, NHL Northeast Divison, Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports

Broad Street Buzz

Brian Boucher: The Best Flyer To Wear No. 33

February 23, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Flyers goalie Brian Boucher during warm ups against the Winnipeg Jets at the Wells Fargo Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players, Brian Boucher, Sergei Bobrovsky, Michael Leighton, Robert Esche, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, Philadelphia Flyers

Examiner.com

2014-2015 NHL preview: Columbus Blue Jackets

The move to the Eastern Conference did the Columbus Blue Jackets good. They made the playoffs for the second time in their franchise's history, and they actually won a couple games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Fedor Tyutin, NHL Players, Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Click Orlando

Ex-Penguin Morozov retires

Morozov, 37, has been playing in Russia since the NHL lockout-canceled 2004-05 campaign.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mario Lemieux, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports

Sun Aug 24, 2014

BleacherReport

How Revamp of Hartford Wolf Pack Will Help the New York Rangers

Before players are in the NHL scoring highlight-reel goals, making big hits or amazing plays, they usually need to go through a stint of hockey in the American Hockey League.

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

MSNBC

It's Montreal Canadiens day on PHT

Throughout the month of August, PHT will be dedicating a day to all 30 NHL clubs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Northeast Divison, Montreal Canadiens, Carey Price, P.K Subban, NHL Players

Sat Aug 23, 2014

MSNBC

Fanspeak: Alfredsson voted greatest Senator in franchise history

This summer, NBC Sports' social media team is conducting the #NHLGreatest initiative, designed for fans to choose the best player in each franchise's history.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chris Phillips, Ottawa Senators, NHL Players, NHL Northeast Divison

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