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3 hrs ago | Denver Post

Avalanche and Paul Stastny smokin' hot in Game 1

There's no truth to the rumor that Game 1 of this playoff series between the Avs and the Minnesota Wild was why marijuana was legalized in Colorado.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Paul Stastny (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Erik Johnson (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Semyon Varlamov (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Ice Hockey

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Detroit News

Henrik Zetterberg skates for 30 minutes at Red Wings practice

Zetterberg doesn't plan on playing during the Eastern Conference series against the Boston Bruins.

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Related Topix: Sports, Henrik Zetterberg (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Hockey, Mike Babcock, NHL Players, Henrik Zetterberg

Boston.com

on hockeyBruins appear well-positioned for Stanley Cup run

They are regular routines. For important defensive-zone faceoffs, Claude Julien sends out Patrice Bergeron and Gregory Campbell.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, Patrice Bergeron, Gregory Campbell, NHL Players, Loui Eriksson, Chris Kelly, Olympics, Patrice Bergeron (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

The Detroit News

Red Wings need 'Mule' to carry heavier scoring load

Johan Franzen has been known for having big playoff series during his career with the Wings, highlighted by his 13 postseason goals during the Wings' Stanley Cup run in 2008, followed by 12 more to spark the Wings' run to the Cup Finals in 2009.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Hockey, Justin Abdelkader, Johan Franzen, NHL Players, Johan Franzen (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

Northern Life

Rebecca Johnston shows off her bling

Rebecca Johnston returned home on April 15 to Sudbury to share her gold medal with the folks at Independent Living Sudbury Manitoulin.

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Related Topix: Sports, Rebecca Johnston (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Ice Hockey

McGill Reporter

Clement-Heydra among CIS athlete of the year nominees for BLG Award

Katia Clement-Heydra , a forward on the McGill Martlets hockey team, is among eight finalists announced by Canadian Interuniversity Sport and the national law firm of Borden Ladner Gervais for the 22nd annual BLG Awards, which were established in 1993 to recognize the top female and male athletes from universities affiliated with CIS.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Olympic Track And Field, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Calgary Stampeders, Canadian Football League, Canada, Kim St-Pierre (2010 Vancouver Olympics)

Examiner.com

Former Flames in 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs

According to TSN on Wednesday, there will be 15 former Calgary Flames who will be on the playoff rosters for their respective teams in the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lee Stempniak, Blake Comeau, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Calgary Flames, NHL Northwest Division, Boston Bruins, Jarome Iginla, Jarome Iginla (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

Denver Post

Timeline for Semyon Varlamov, Avalanche goaltender

Colorado Avalanche center Maxime Talbot, right, slides into the goal past Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov, in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Sunday, March 2, 2014 in Denver.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, NHL Northwest Division, Semyon Varlamov, NHL Players, Maxime Talbot, Patrick Roy, Semyon Varlamov (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Kings feed off Jonathan Quick's confidence to gear up for playoffs

Maybe it took going to Sochi for the Winter Olympics and getting out of the grinding day-to-day NHL routine to get a slightly different look at the abilities of goalie Jonathan Quick .

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Los Angeles Kings, Jonathan Quick, NHL Players, Linden Vey, Dustin Brown, Martin Jones, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Jonathan Quick (2010 Vancouver Olympics)

Boston Herald

Jarome Iginla shoots for ultimate goal

Jarome Iginla is not haunted by the memory of 2004, the year he and his Calgary Flames were oh-so-close to winning the Stanley Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, Jarome Iginla, NHL Players, Winter Sports, Jarome Iginla (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Calgary Flames, NHL Northwest Division, Ice Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, NHL Southeast Division

Berkshire Eagle

Bruins' Bergeron gets boost from Olympics

For Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron, the 2014 Olympics were about more than winning a second gold medal with Canada.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, Patrice Bergeron, Jarome Iginla, NHL Players, Olympics, NHL Northeast Divison, Patrice Bergeron (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

The Winnipeg Free Press

Olympic hockey champions join wounded soldiers on march to magnetic North Pole

Olympic women's hockey team captain Caroline Ouellette and goaltender Genevieve Lacasse are joining wounded Canadian soldiers on an expedition to the magnetic North Pole.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Sports, Caroline Ouellette (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

The Indianapolis Star

NHL Caucus: Who faces the most playoff pressure?

Ryan Miller has struggled since his move to the Blues, posting just 10 wins, a 2.47 goals-against average and .903 save percentage in 19 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, Jaroslav Halak, NHL Players, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Ryan Miller (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Marc-Andre Fleury, NHL Atlantic Division, Pittsburgh Penguins, Steve Yzerman

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Olympic hero T.J. Oshie shows off shootout skills in new commercial

In this new commercial from Enterprise Rent-A-Car, St. Louis Blues star and American Olympic sensation T.J. Oshie rips shootout shots past some poor dude who just came to pick him up.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, T.J. Oshie, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, T.J Oshie, NHL Players

The Miami Herald

Ducks' Perry and Getzlaf form a Dynamic Duo

One naturally prefers to shy away from the limelight, the other has always comfortably existed in it.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Anaheim Ducks, Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf, NHL Players, Corey Perry (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Ryan Getzlaf (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, NHL Western Conference

Vancouver Sun

Canucks' Ryan Kesler declares 'hopefully I can stay'

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Vancouver Canucks, Ryan Kesler, NHL Players, Jannik Hansen, Trevor Linden, Ryan Kesler (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, NHL Northwest Division

Tue Apr 15, 2014

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, Jarome Iginla (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

In Lou We Trust

The ILWT Guide to Choosing a Bandwagon in the 2014 Playoffs

Well folks, the Devils' season is over, and while for some that means hockey is done as well, others will tune in for the most exciting tournament in sports anyway.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Jonathan Toews, NHL Players, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Jonathan Toews (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Patrick Kane (2010 Vancouver Olympics), T.J Oshie

Contra Costa Times

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), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Ice Hockey

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, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Sidney Crosby (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Winter Sports, NHL Atlantic Division

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