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2 hrs ago | TwinCities

Minnesota Wild: Veteran Dany Heatley handling less ice time like a pro

Minnesota Wild left winger Dany Heatley reacts to a call on the ice in the first period as the Minnesota Wild play the St. Louis Blues at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Thursday, April 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Kyle Brodziak, NHL Players

6 hrs ago | Thrasher Backer

Winnipeg Jets' Jabob Trouba Not Among Calder Trophy Finalists

Yesterday, the NHL announced the three finalists for the Calder Trophy, given annually to the rookie of the year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Toronto Maple Leafs, Dion Phaneuf, NHL Players, NHL Northeast Divison

11 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

MacIntyre: Canucks boss Linden takes measured approach, but Tortorella deserves swift decision

The wrecking ball has destroyed many of the city's older homes in recent years, victims of the overheated development and real estate markets.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Vancouver Canucks, Daniel Sedin, Trevor Linden, NHL Players, Nicklas Jensen, Zac Dalpe

15 hrs ago | SFGate

Sharks know closing 1st series quickly has its benefits

Logan Couture said the team knows from experience what it needs to do up 3-0. In 2011, the Sharks let the Red Wings force Game 7 in the conference semis, and the long series probably played a role in losing the conference finals in five games.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Logan Couture, NHL Players, Justin Braun, Dan Boyle, Vancouver Canucks

19 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Wild's Matt Cooke is suspended 7 games for kneeing Avs defenseman Tyson Barrie

Matt Cooke #24 of the Minnesota Wild shoots the puck against P.A. Parenteau #15 of the Colorado Avalanche during the second period in Game Three of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 21, 2014 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Mi Two days after knocking Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie out of the game , and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Tyson Barrie, NHL Players, Kyle Brodziak, P.A Parenteau, Minnesota Wild, Patrick Roy

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Denver Post

Nathan MacKinnon, Avs forward, named Calder Memorial Trophy finalist

Nathan MacKinnon of the Colorado Avalanche fires in the first Avalanche goal of the game during the first period of action.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, NHL Players, Nathan MacKinnon, Matt Duchene, Paul Stastny, Ryan O'Reilly

Denver Post

NHL dream to become reality for Avs call-up Joey Hishon

Joey Hishon took the ice during practice with the Avalanche on Wednesday ahead of his NHL debut in Game 4 on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joey Hishon, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Brad Malone, Patrick Bordeleau, Patrick Roy, Minnesota Wild

The Georgia Straight

Dermod Travis: Outlandish donations to B.C. political parties

Ontario Senator Nancy Ruth donated $5,000 to the B.C. Green party in 2013, the Blue Jays passed the mitt round the dugout to scrape up $300 for the B.C. Liberal party, CUPE Ontario gave $500 to the B.C. NDP, and Allan Markin, part-owner of the Calgary Flames, gave $100,000 to the B.C. Liberals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball, NHL Hockey, Calgary Flames

TwinCities

Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper's confidence back to full strength

Minnesota Wild goaltender Darcy Kuemper gloves one of his 22 game saves against Colorado during the first period of Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Monday, April 21, 2014.

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24 Hours

Calder finalists named

Tampa Bay Lightning's Ondrej Palat, Nathan MacKinnon of the Colorado Avalanche, and Lightning teammate Tyler Johnson were named the finalists for the NHL's Calder Trophy as the league's top rookie on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, Tyler Johnson, Ondrej Palat, NHL Players, NHL Southeast Division, Nathan MacKinnon, Colorado Avalanche

The State

UND's Simpson signs with Edmonton Oilers

In this March 25, 2012 file photo, North Dakota defensemen Dillon Simpson is seen in action against Minnesota during an NCAA men's college hockey tournament in St. Paul, Minn.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers

Denver Post

Avalanche playoffs inspire Pepsi Center chef's new menu

Rob Mrvos, executive chef at the Pepsi Center, and his culinary team with Levy Restaurants, are celebrating the Colorado Avalanche's first appearance in the NHL playoffs since 2010 - with food.

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Oil On Whyte

Edmonton Oilers A to Z: Viktor Fasth

Apr 2, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; Edmonton Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth during the game against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ben Scrivens, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Players, Anaheim Ducks, Viktor Fasth, NHL Pacific Division

Tue Apr 22, 2014

TwinCities

Minnesota Wild: Avs play on without Tyson Barrie

With Tyson Barrie clutching his withered left knee on the ice Monday night, the victim of a MCL injury after a vicious collision with Wild winger Matt Cooke, the Avalanche lost a scoring defenseman and key member of their power play.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Tyson Barrie, NHL Players, Ryan Wilson, Patrick Roy, Joey Hishon

Contra Costa Times

Sharks' forward Raffi Torres understands what Minnesota Wild's Matt Cooke going through

Raffi Torres can relate to what another crossing-the-line player who has tried to clean up his game is going through with Minnesota Wild forward Matt Cooke facing an NHL suspension for his knee-on-knee hit on Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie.

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Related Topix: Sports, Raffi Torres, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Tyson Barrie

SLAM! Sports

Lady Byng Trophy finalists announced

Ryan O'Reilly, Patrick Marleau and Martin St. Louis have been nominated for this year's Lady Byng Trophy.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ryan O'Reilly, NHL Players, Patrick Marleau, Martin St. Louis, NHL Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, Martin St Louis, Colorado Avalanche

TwinCities

Wild 2003 playoff hero Richard Park returns to the X

Richard Park has only been retired one year from professional hockey, still too soon for deep reflection on a 738-game NHL career spanning 15 seasons and five teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, NHL Western Conference, Patrick Roy, NHL Players, Colorado Avalanche

Canada.com

Inside the Edmonton Oilers' new arena

A controversial project some Edmontonians thought would never be built is slowly taking shape on a former downtown freight yard.

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The State

National Hockey League Playoff Game Capsules

Two-goal leads in this series aren't safe. Not for the star-studded team stacked to the hilt with offensive weapons.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Olli Maatta, Brandon Sutter, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division, Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL Central Division, Minnesota Wild

Mon Apr 21, 2014

TwinCities

Wild 1, Avalanche 0: Granlund goal wins it in overtime

Minnesota's Mikael Granlund scores the winning goal during overtime past Colorado's Erik Johnson and goaltender Semyon Varlamov to give the Wild a 1-0 win in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Monday, April 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Semyon Varlamov, NHL Players, Erik Johnson, Nathan MacKinnon

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