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If You’re Good Enough, Scouts Will Find You – Ben Bishop on his path from NAHL to NHL
January 21st, 2019 by Jessi Pierce

Ben Bishop has been between the pipes for some pretty big games, and earned some equally big honors to go with it. The 32-year-old goalie, currently plying his trade with the Dallas Stars, has played in 342 NHL games, 36 Stanley Cup Playoff games—including a Stanley Cup Final run with the Tampa Bay Lightning in…

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SWTP Feature: Hurricanes’ Dylan Cozens fully in control
January 21st, 2019 by whl.ca

It hasn’t even been two full seasons yet but Lethbridge Hurricanes star centre Dylan Cozens has a certain it quality to him. Beyond his talent – more than one NHL scout sees a bit of a Ryan Getzlaf in him – the buzz around Cozens stems from his tendency to be the centrepiece of a…

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Meltzer: The ‘Price’ of Admission
January 18th, 2019 by Bill Meltzer @billmeltzer

Carter Hart could face one of his childhood idols in Carey Price come Saturday night Flyers rookie goaltender Carter Hart is an unabashed fan of Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price, and has been for years. On Saturday night, Hart will return to Montreal for the first time since the gold medal game of the 2017…

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CBJ recall Sherwood from Monsters
January 13th, 2019 by Blue Jackets Staff @BlueJacketsNHL / BlueJackets.com

The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled right wing Kole Sherwood from the Cleveland Monsters, Columbus’ American Hockey League affiliate, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. The 21-year-old native of New Albany, Ohio has posted four goals and three assists for seven points with 22 penalty minutes in 22 games with the Monsters this season,…

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Comtois responds to post-WJC cyber bullying
January 10th, 2019 by The Canadian Press - tsn.ca

MONTREAL — A week after being the target of trolls on social media, Quebec-born forward Maxime Comtois has spoken out publicly for the first time. The captain of Canada’s world junior championship squad took to Twitter Wednesday to thank all of those who sent encouraging messages following the attacks. Comtois, an Anaheim Ducks prospect and…

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Thunderbirds’ Philp named WHL On the Run Player of the Week
January 7th, 2019 by Western Hockey League

Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Seattle Thunderbirds forward Noah Philp has been named the WHL On the Run Player of the Week for the week ending January 6, 2019. Philp recorded eight points (4G-4A) and a plus-two rating as the Thunderbirds closed out 2018 and began a road trip through…

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Yarmouth’s Ryan Graves on playing in the NHL: ‘It’s been an enjoyable experience and I’m trying to make the best of it’
January 4th, 2019 by Tina Comeau - Cape Breton Post

YARMOUTH, N.S. – It took five hours for Ryan Graves’ name to be called during the NHL draft of 2013 and then five years before he finally got to play in his first official NHL game. But for Graves and his family it’s the experience – not the wait – that they’re focusing on now….

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Quenneville Selected to AHL All-Star Classic
January 3rd, 2019 by Kiley Farrell

Binghamton, N.Y. – The Binghamton Devils are just about halfway through their season, with four months left and only four weeks away from the AHL ALL-Star Classic. The American Hockey League announced today that forward John Quenneville and goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood were selected to the 2019 AHL All-Star Classic, to be held January 27-28 in…

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Alex Belzile au match des étoiles
January 3rd, 2019 by le Journal de Montreal

L’attaquant Alex Belzile sera l’unique représentant du Rocket de Laval, club-école du Canadien de Montréal, à la classique des étoiles de la Ligue américaine de hockey (LAH), qui doit se tenir les 27 et 28 janvier à Springfield, au Massachusetts. Invité à l’événement pour la première fois de sa carrière, Belzile, 27 ans, a récolté…

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Official Statement Regarding Max Comtois
January 3rd, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Official Statement on Social Media Comments by Max Comtois’ Representatives St. Louis, MO (January 3, 2019) – Maxime Comtois is the ultimate example of a Hockey Canada athlete who has grown through the ranks to become a selfless leader. No one is prouder to wear the Maple Leaf on his chest and…

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Karate helped shape Comtois as a child
January 2nd, 2019 by TSN.ca

https://www.tsn.ca/hockey-canada/video/karate-helped-shape-comtois-as-a-child~1576064/karate-helped-shape-comtois-as-a-child~1576064  As a kid Maxime Comtois got into a lot of trouble. His emotions could get the best of him, but he found an outlet in karate. The skills he learned translated to the ice and the lessons learned will never leave Canada’s captain.  

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Capitals’ Tyler Lewington gets Gordie Howe hat-trick
December 30th, 2018 by SportsNet.ca

The Capitals’ rookie didn’t wait long to get his first Gordie Howe hat-trick. In just his second game, Tyler Lewington assists on Tom Wilson’s goal, scores one of his own and drops the gloves with Zack Smith.

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JEFFREY VIEL FILLING FAMILIAR ROLE WITH BARRACUDA
December 29th, 2018 by Nick Nollenberger

Jeffrey Viel is what you call a throwback. Willing to do whatever it takes to win, the 21-year-old is filling a familiar role in his first year of pro hockey. Already revered by his coaches, teammates and fans for his selfless approach and tremendous toughness, Viel is a born leader. This is a trait that…

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Comtois emotional after being named captain for World Juniors
December 26th, 2018 by Mark Masters - tsn.ca

When’s the last time Maxime Comtois served as the captain of a hockey team? “I don’t remember,” the Drummondville left winger said with a grin. “I’ve been before, but it’s been a long time. I usually wear the ‘A.’” As Canada’s only returning player, Comtois was always destined for a leadership role at this year’s…

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Lewington’s Family Makes the Trip for NHL Debut
December 24th, 2018 by Taryn Bray @tarynbray / WashingtonCaps.com

Caps defenseman Tyler Lewington made his NHL debut tonight against the Senators in Ottawa. The 24-year-old Edmonton native was Washington’s seventh-round choice (204th overall) in the 2013 NHL draft and his debut comes after he has skated in 201 regular season games at the AHL level. Lewington was recalled from the Hershey Bears on December…

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Wheeling Watch: Hirano a pioneer for Japan
December 19th, 2018 by Taylor Haase

Rarely do Japanese-born hockey players make the jump to North American professional hockey. Before this season, only one Japanese player had played for Wheeling — Hiroyuki Miura, who played in six games for the Thunderbirds in 1993-94 before returning home to Japan. Goaltender Yutaka Fukufuji played four games for the Los Angeles Kings in 2006-07….

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Rookie Carter Hart enjoys successful debut for Flyers, new coach
December 19th, 2018

by Greg Wyshynski – espn.com The Philadelphia Flyers’ 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night marked a new era for the franchise. It was the first game under interim coach Scott Gordon, who replaced the fired Dave Hakstol on Monday. Perhaps more importantly, it marked the successful NHL debut for a rookie…

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Bishop, Khudobin help Stars shut out Flames
December 19th, 2018

by Jeff Miller / NHL.com Correspondent DALLAS — Ben Bishop and Anton Khudobin combined to make 24 saves for the Dallas Stars in a 2-0 win against the Calgary Flames at American Airlines Center on Tuesday. It was 67th combined shutout in NHL history and the first in Stars/Minnesota North Stars history. Jamie Benn and…

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Hart earns a win in his ‘dream come true’ NHL debut
December 18th, 2018

by NBC Sports Philadelphia Taryn Hatcher catches up with Carter Hart immediately after earning a win in his NHL debut against Detroit. The 20-year-old talks about his emotions after the win and being so grateful for the support of his family. Your browser does not support iframes.

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Flyers recall Carter Hart from Phantoms
December 17th, 2018

by PhiladelphiaFlyers.com @nhlflyers The Philadelphia Flyers have loaned goaltender Alex Lyon to their AHL affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. They have also recalled goaltender Carter Hart from the Phantoms and placed goaltender Anthony Stolarz on Injured Reserve. Stolarz has a lower-body injury and will be sidelined 2-4 weeks. The announcement came from Executive Vice President…

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