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1 hr ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Vancouver Canucks retain No. 6 pick for 2014 NHL Entry Draft

The Vancouver Canucks retained their No. 6 spot at Tuesday night's lottery , and will pick just outside the top five in this summer's NHL Draft, to be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania after the conclusion of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bo Horvat, Hunter Shinkaruk, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Vancouver Canucks

5 hrs ago | CBS Local

Wild Blog: Previewing The Playoffs Vs. Colorado

On April 8, the Minnesota Wild clinched a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. What was yet to be determined was who their opponent in the first round would be.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Mikko Koivu, Josh Harding, Niklas Backstrom, NHL Players, Jared Spurgeon

9 hrs ago | Boston.com

Playoff promise has Jarome Iginla pumped

When Jarome Iginla told the Calgary Flames that he wanted to go to the Penguins at the trading deadline last season, it was because he thought Pittsburgh represented his best chance to finally take the Stanley Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, Jarome Iginla, NHL Players, Calgary Flames, David Krejci, NHL Eastern Conference

13 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Wild notes: Veilleux, McLeod will renew their comical 2008 rivalry

One is when the Wild winger was shown on the "Kiss Cam" in Phoenix. Much to the delight of the crowd, Veilleux stood up on the bench and gave teammate incident during Gamea 4 of the 2008 playoffs in Denver.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche

Tue Apr 15, 2014

SLAM! Sports

Florida Panthers win NHL draft lottery

The Florida Panthers will pick first overall in the NHL draft for the first time since 1994, when they grabbed defenceman Ed Jovanovski at No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ed Jovanovski, NHL Hockey, Florida Panthers, NHL Southeast Division, NHL Players, Colorado Avalanche, Nathan MacKinnon

TwinCities

Wild's Mikael Granlund appears ready for playoffs

Wild center Mikael Granlund practiced again Tuesday and it's growing increasingly likely the young Finn will play in Game 1 of the Wild's playoff series with the Colorado Avalanche in Denver Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Jarret Stoll, NHL Players

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Hoisting the Cup without a hot goalie hard to do

Minnesota Wild goalie Ilya Bryzgalov, right, of Russia, swats away a shot past Nashville Predators right wing Patric Hornqvist, left, of Sweden, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in St. Paul, Minn., Sunday, April 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Nashville Predators, NHL Central Division, Patric Hornqvist, NHL Players, NHL Eastern Conference, Tuukka Rask

Peace Arch News

Vancouver Canucks, 4 Canadian teams go for No. 1 in NHL Draft Lottery

The Vancouver Canucks' lost season has left them with one silver living: a low pick in the 2014 NHL Draft.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Vancouver Canucks, Bobby Ryan, NHL Players, Ottawa Senators, NHL Northeast Divison, Olympic Hockey, Winter Sports, Bobby Ryan (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Anaheim Ducks, Jakob Silfverberg

Edmonton Journal

Editorial: Shades of Orwell in federal bill

In the end, there were flaws in the Edmonton Oilers' game, just as there have been since the season opened.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Smyth, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Opinion

Edmonton Journal

Alberta study suggests more can be done to control pain for children

In the end, there were flaws in the Edmonton Oilers' game, just as there have been since the season opened.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Smyth, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers

Denver Post

Colorado Avalanche switches focus to Minnesota Wild as playoff foe

Avs rookie Nathan MacKinnon, left, facing off against the Edmonton Oilers' Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, enjoys mixing it up when he plays center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Paul Stastny, Ryan O'Reilly, Patrick Roy, NHL Players, Nathan MacKinnon, Minnesota Wild

Denver Post

Minnesota Wild could be peaking at right time against Avalanche

Dependable Ryan Suter, controlling the puck against the Montreal Canadiens' Brian Gionta, hopes to be worth the $98 million the Wild is paying him.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Mikko Koivu, NHL Players, Patrick Roy, Brian Gionta

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

(VIDEO) Tortorella calls Canucks 'stale', tells reporters 'stop talking about 2011'

Fans and pundits have gone back and forth about the Vancouver Canucks and their two administrators - Tortorella, the head coach, and Mike Gillis, the former general manager - as the team's 2014 season wound down.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Vancouver Canucks, Zack Kassian, Ryan Kesler, Trevor Linden, NHL Players, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

Canada.com

Ants in your pants: Alleged thieves nearly tortured to death with fire ants in Bolivian Amazon

Vancouver Canucks players and coaches say their farewells at Rogers Arena on Monday, the day after their 2013-14 NHL campaign came to an early end with no part in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Vancouver Canucks

Canada.com

Flames still lick at Chile's Valparaiso, with 15 dead, more than...

Vancouver Canucks players and coaches say their farewells at Rogers Arena on Monday, the day after their 2013-14 NHL campaign came to an early end with no part in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Vancouver Canucks

Canada.com

High school in France conducting mass DNA tests after 'rape in the dark'

Vancouver Canucks players and coaches say their farewells at Rogers Arena on Monday, the day after their 2013-14 NHL campaign came to an early end with no part in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Vancouver Canucks

Edmonton Journal

Red Deer firm charged with violating sanctions with shipment to Iran

In the end, there were flaws in the Edmonton Oilers' game, just as there have been since the season opened.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Smyth, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers

Edmonton Journal

Woman dies in Calgary house fire

In the end, there were flaws in the Edmonton Oilers' game, just as there have been since the season opened.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Smyth, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers

Blackhhawk up

The NHL Entire First Round Playoff Schedule

Apr 12, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Members of the TD Garden Bull Gang paint on the Stanley Cup Playoffs logo after the Bruins clinched the best record in the NHL with a 4-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild

Edmonton Journal

Duchess of Cambridge scotches pregnancy rumours with glasses of wine, wild boat ride

In the end, there were flaws in the Edmonton Oilers' game, just as there have been since the season opened.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Smyth, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers

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