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Memorial Cup Report: Edmonton Oil Kings vs London Knights – May 18

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Memorial Cup Report: Edmonton Oil Kings vs London Knights – May 18

By Todd Cordell (@ToddCordell) The Edmonton Oil Kings were able to pick up their first win of the tournament, as they defeated the host Knights team by a score of 5-2. London mustered 40 shots on goal and now have 91 shots in two games, yet just two goals to show for it. Their scoring […]

CHL Prospect Report: Edmonton Oil Kings vs Guelph Storm – May 17

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CHL Prospect Report: Edmonton Oil Kings vs Guelph Storm – May 17

By Todd Cordell (@ToddCordell) The Guelph Storm opened up their tournament in style with a 5-2 win over the Edmonton, and showed why they’re probably the Memorial Cup favourites early on in the tournament. There was a bit of a hiccup early in the 2nd period where they allowed two goals within a minute, but […]

CHL Prospect Report: Val d’Or Foreurs vs. London Knights – May 16

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CHL Prospect Report: Val d’Or Foreurs vs. London Knights – May 16

By Todd Cordell (@ToddCordell) The Val d’Or Foreurs opened up the tournament with a bang, picking up a 1-0 win over the London Knights in front of almost 9,000 strong. Despite outshooting Val d’Or 51-28, London was unable to beat goaltender Antoine Bibeau and opened the tournament with a loss as a result. Some thoughts […]

The time I broke the Memorial Cup

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The time I broke the Memorial Cup

In the summer of 2005, yours truly was a pudgy young boy attended a hockey camp in hopes of improving his playing ability. Despite having zero foot-speed or any endurance whatsoever — it wasn’t uncommon to see me hunched over on the bench with a puffer in hand — I continued to trudge away and […]

Gustafsson decides to leave Flyers for KHL

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Gustafsson decides to leave Flyers for KHL

By David Strehle (@DStrehleTFP) First reported early Friday morning by Sports.ru’s Igor Eronko, Philadelphia Flyers RFA Erik Gustafsson has inked a deal with Avantgard Omsk of the KHL. Though the report was confirmed by a pair of Swedish newspapers, it was not completely clear for hours as to whether or not Gustafsson would actually be […]

Los Angeles Kings look to avoid elimination for sixth time in tonight’s Game 7

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Los Angeles Kings look to avoid elimination for sixth time in tonight’s Game 7

By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo) For the Los Angeles Kings, elimination games have become a part of their destiny. They’ve already faced five such contests during the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, and will do it again in tonight’s Game 7 against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center to determine which team will take on the Chicago […]

Anaheim Ducks use last years loss as tonight’s Game 7 motivation

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Anaheim Ducks use last years loss as tonight’s Game 7 motivation

By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo) The Anaheim Ducks don’t have a record in their Game 7 past to give them the confidence their Los Angeles opponent is feeding off of. Instead, Bruce Boudreau and his team have a chip on their shoulders and a message they wear on their chests because of failed attempts. Something they […]

Montreal Canadiens, Boston Bruins get set for Game 7 thriller tonight

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Montreal Canadiens, Boston Bruins get set for Game 7 thriller tonight

Boston Bruins’ defenseman Zdeno Chara will be making his 11th career Game 7 appearance tonight at TD Garden as he and his teammates prepare to battle the Montreal Canadiens in what will likely be must-see-TV. The winner of tonight’s Game 7  will meet up with the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference Finals after […]

New York Rangers’ fans raise money to pay Henrik Lundqvist’s fine… Kind of

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New York Rangers’ fans raise money to pay Henrik Lundqvist’s fine… Kind of

The NHL fined New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist $5,000 on Monday for his actions during Game 6 where he used his water bottle as a squirt gun on Sidney Crosby at the conclusion of the second period, and it didn’t take long for fans of the Blueshirts to come up with a way to […]

New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins: Game 7 by the numbers

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New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins: Game 7 by the numbers

For the second time this Spring, the New York Rangers have found themselves heading into a do-or-die Game 7, with the winner of tonight’s matchup making an Eastern Conference Final berth. The Blueshirts, who took Game 1 at Consol Energy Center before dropping their next three, look to complete their comeback against the Pittsburgh Penguins […]