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4 hrs ago | TwinCities

Wild's Matt Moulson has two wishes: a Stanley Cup, and his own bed

There's little Matt Moulson is looking forward to more than sleeping in his own bed.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Moulson, NHL Hockey, Buffalo Sabres, NHL Players, Jason Pominville, NHL Northeast Divison, Ice Hockey, NHL Western Conference

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Panthers jump Sabres to win NHL draft lottery

The Panthers bucked the odds Tuesday by jumping up a spot and earned the right to the top pick in June.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Florida Panthers, Ed Jovanovski, Aleksander Barkov, Erik Gudbranson, Jonathan Huberdeau, NHL Players, Ice Hockey

Northern Michigan News

NHL playoff preview capsules

SEASON SERIES: Detroit won 3-1. Early in their last meeting on April 2 at Joe Louis Area, the Red Wings didn't look as if they played in the same league as the Bruins.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Eastern Conference, NHL Hockey, Jimmy Howard, NHL Players, Boston Bruins, Patrice Bergeron, Jarome Iginla, Olympic Hockey, Jarome Iginla (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

Canada.com

Randy Carlyle remains Leafs head coach - for now

Randy Carlyle couldn't shed any light on the Toronto Maple Leafs' most pressing off-season question - his future with the NHL club.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Eastern Conference, NHL Hockey, Ice Hockey

Inside Bay Area

Sharks need Joe Thornton to come up Jumbo in playoffs

Like any good Canadian kids, the Thornton boys covered their rooms with posters of hockey gods.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Joe Thornton, NHL Players, Jeremy Roenick, Joe Pavelski, Joe Thornton (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Ice Hockey

CBC News

Jennifer Jones's rink to defend Olympic curling gold in 2018

Canadian gold medallists Kirsten Wall , lead Dawn McEwen, second Jill Officer, third Kaitlyn Lawes and skip Jennifer Jones celebrate their Olympic victory in Sochi, Russia on Feb. 22. Jones announced that McEwen, Officer and Lawes would return in hopes of defending gold in South Korea in 2018.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Margaretha Sigfridsson, Olympic Curling

Lake Cowichan Gazette

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, NHL Northwest Division, Vancouver Canucks, Bobby Ryan, NHL Players, Ottawa Senators, NHL Northeast Divison, Olympic Hockey, Bobby Ryan (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Anaheim Ducks, Jakob Silfverberg

Globe and Mail

Video: Sidney Crosby says playoff pressure doesn't faze him

In a year where Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby helped bring Canada another Olympic gold medal, Crosby is facing pressure to perform well in these playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Sidney Crosby (2010 Vancouver Olympics), NHL Atlantic Division

CBC News

Economists say Canada could support three more NHL teams

A report from the Conference Board says Hamilton and Quebec City meet basic requirements including adequate income levels, population base and corporate presence.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey

Journal Gazette

10 Things to Know for Tuesday, April 15

In this Sunday, April 13, 2014 image from video provided by KCTV-5, Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Frazier Glenn Miller, is escorted by police in an elementary school parking lot in Overland Park, Kan.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Ice Hockey

Mon Apr 14, 2014

TwinCities

Wild: Captain Mikko Koivu knows how precious playoffs are

Wild center Mikko Koivu rests between shifts in the third period against the St. Louis Blues at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Thursday, April 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Mikko Koivu, Minnesota Wild, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Mikko Koivu (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, NHL Western Conference, Jonathan Toews, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Central Division

The Miami Herald

Timonen searching for Stanley Cup in 15th season

Kimmo Timonen had just finished an interview with a Finnish television crew last week and was in a pensive but happy mood.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, Kimmo Timonen, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Kimmo Timonen (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Scott Hartnell, Braydon Coburn, Ice Hockey

Mashable

Olympic God Michael Phelps Ends Retirement. Is Rio 2016 in Sight?

Joining the ranks of Michael Jordan, Brett Favre and other superstar athletes who retired from their respective sports and then reversed those decisions, Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is hopping back in the pool, prompting speculation that he's eyeing another Olympic appearance at the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Swimming, Olympic Alpine Skiing

Kotaku

Someone Wrote A Book About Street Fighter's Greatest Match

It's been ten years since the greatest comeback in competitive video games happened.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey

Nova News Now

Double gold caps strong season for Valley Wild Atom AA girls

The Valley Wild Atom AAs celebrate their win at provincials. In front is goalie Claire Zettler.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey

PeoriaTimes-Observer

DWTS: Charlie White and Meryl Davis Say They're "In It Together"

Olympic ice dancing gold medalists Charlie White and Meryl Davis found themselves in a strange position when they signed on for Season 18 of Dancing with the Stars : rather than being partners, as they have been on the ice for 17 years, they'd actually be competing against each other.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Figure Skating, Competitive Skating, Ice Skating

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Bradenton.com

Canucks' Daniel Sedin injured by hit from behind

Sedin, who scored two goals in the first period on Sunday night in the season finale, was injured in the second period.

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Related Topix: Sports, Daniel Sedin, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Daniel Sedin (2010 Vancouver Olympics)

Brandon Sun

Olympic bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries tries her hand at mixed martial arts

Used to battling tight corners at speeds well in excess of 100 km/h, Olympic bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries tried her hand at handling a pair of top UFC fighters Sunday.

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Related Topix: Ronda Rousey, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Bobsledding, Kaillie Humphries, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Olympic Bobsled, Olympic Winter Games, Mixed Martial Arts, Georges St-Pierre

NJ.com

Studs and duds from Devils' emotional season finale

A newsworthy Sunday afternoon at Prudential Center included Devils GM Lou Lamoriello announcing Pete DeBoer will coach next season, Jaromir Jagr moving up on the career scoring and assist list, and beloved TV color man Chico Resch getting a standing O during his last game before retirement.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, New Jersey Devils, Martin Brodeur, Jaromir Jagr, NHL Players, Marek Zidlicky, Travis Zajac, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Jaromir Jagr (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Winter Games

Examiner.com

Slopestyle sports could be dropped by 2018 Winter Olympics

According to the Canadian Press on Saturday, slopestyle skiing and slopestyle snowboarding could be dropped from the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Ski, Kim Lamarre, Dara Howell, Action Sport, Olympic Snowboarding

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