Month: September 2017

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RPI alumnus Nick Bailen didn’t have an impact in North America but is having a very good career in Europe instead. In this translated interview, originally appearing on the popular Russian website Sport-Express, American defenseman Nick Bailen discussed his move to Traktor Chelyabinsk, his career and his time in the NCAA, and sheds some light
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Patrik Laine seemed to use his preseason outing against the Calgary Flames to show off. A five-point outing against the conference rival Flames was the second impressive showing from Laine in the exhibition games, following a wicked goal against Minnesota. He scored two goals and three assists, with both goals on the power play. Jets fans
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MONTREAL — Former NHL enforcer Georges Laraque says it is “an embarrassment” that the Stanley Cup-champion Pittsburgh Penguins are willing to visit President Donald Trump at the White House. Laraque, who was a black player in a predominantly white league, told The Canadian Press that even though hockey is more conservative than other sports, “this
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We are now officially less than two weeks away from the start of the regular season. This is certainly a good feeling to have. Unfortunately for the St. Louis Blues this preseason hasn’t been what one would call ideal. The team has run into the injury bug early this season. Last week it was announced
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This article was originally published in February, 2013. During his time in the NHL, Roman Turek was a man of many masks and roles, but the Czech netminder never failed to live up to the standards of a consummate professional. Whether he was playing for the Dallas Stars, St. Louis Blues, or Calgary Flames, Turek
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This article was originally published in November, 2009. Everyone has a sports record locked in their mind that will live with them forever. Somebody asks a question regarding it; you automatically yell out the player, year, stats and what they accomplished that was so incredible. For myself, it’s Teemu Selanne’s rookie campaign with the Winnipeg
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With a little less than a week left in the NHL preseason, everyone in and around the game has learned a few specific things heading into the 2017-18 campaign. The preseason is generally a time for getting a feel for the new season, getting accustomed to altered rules, and getting a glimpse into how far
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Phil Esposito was inducted into the Hockey Hall of fame on this day in 1994. For a look back at his impact on the league, THW presents this article, originally published in June, 2015. In today’s look at important off-season trades over the years, we set our sights back to 1967.  While this particular deal did
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Vancouver Canucks – Young Defense Must Refine Their NHL Game “; } document.getElementById(“sda_1730”).style.display = “block”; document.getElementById(“sda_1730”).innerHTML = sda_html; } function _load_1730() { var xhrq_1730 = new XMLHttpRequest(); xhrq_1730.open(“GET”, “/ez_aba_load/?aba_id=1730&aba_wid=AA6363D7-7B56-47CE-A6AE-D650285A0D29&aba_did=dGhlaG9ja2V5d3JpdGVycy5lem9pYy5jb20=”, true); xhrq_1730.onload = function (e) { if (xhrq_1730.readyState === 4) { if (xhrq_1730.status === 200) { eval(xhrq_1730.responseText); } } }; xhrq_1730.send(null); } if (typeof ez_cra_check ===
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The Winnipeg Jets are accumulating depth up front better than ever before. Their core top-six remains intact and their constantly fluid bottom-six continues to be an extremely fierce competition. Veterans like Bryan Little, Matthieu Perreault, and captain Blake Wheeler are undeniably penciled into their top two lines. Having Little healthy for the whole season will
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BEIJING — Recovering from Thursday’s relatively moderate reception in Shanghai, the matchup Saturday night between the Los Angeles Kings and the Vancouver Canucks here — the second leg of the NHL’s first preseason games in China, resulting in a 4-3 shootout win for the Kings — witnessed a much stronger welcome from a city bracing
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Whoever said preseason action means nothing probably hasn’t met Montreal Canadiens prospect Victor Mete. Meet Victor Mete Victor Mete- Photo by Terry Wilson / OHL Images While that hypothetical reaction, that the games don’t mean anything, is probably a gag reflex to the Habs’ 0-4 record so far, it can’t be denied that it would
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The last time the NHL expanded was in 2000, the same year the movie Gladiator was released in theatres. Halfway through one of my favorite movies of all time, slave owner Proximo tells Russell Crowe’s fallen character how his own freedom was won in the Colosseum and shares his strategy with Maximus…”win the crowd.” The NHL’s
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The Washington Capitals were faced with a dilemma heading into the expansion draft. In order to protect their three forwards, Jay Beagle, Lars Eller and Tom Wilson, they had to add another forward. In addition, they wanted to add more organizational depth down the middle. In the end, general manager Brian MacLellan killed two birds
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