When Marc Bergevin was hired as general manager of the Montreal Canadiens in 2012, he insisted that he would build the team through the draft to become perennial contenders. He has preached patience, and while the wait has been a long one, Montreal’s depth chart is about to get a significant injection of skill thanks
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Today was a big date in National Hockey League history for teams making to the Stanley Cup Final. Some teams made for the first time ever, while others returned for the first time in a long while. Motown Memories May 22 has been very kind to the Detroit Red Wings over the years. In 1997,
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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman says the league and the NHL players’ association have agreed on a return-to-play format in the event the 2019-20 season can resume. The 24-team plan would see the top-four clubs the Eastern and Western Conference play separate mini round-robin tournaments to determine seeding for the playoffs. The other eight teams in
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Jayna Hefford is the rare athlete whose work post competition threatens to overshadow her brilliant career. And Hefford’s hockey days certainly warrant every superlative you can name: four consecutive Olympic gold medal, more career points than anyone other than Hayley Wickenheiser and she’s a natural captain, to boot. There’s a reason why the best player in the league wins
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In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news on the Minnesota Wild being told that one of their newly signed prospects won’t be allowed to play. The Toronto Maple Leafs have questions about trades and free agents and in Boston, Tuukka Rask shoots down retirement rumors. NHL Won’t Let Kaprizov Play According to Michael Russo
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