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Maxime Comtois: l’ADN d’un gagnant
January 30th, 2020 by Simon Bédard | Hockey Le Magazine

Maxime Comtois était sur le point de mettre le cap vers Anaheim lors de sa rencontre avec Hockey Le Magazine, à Beauharnois. La conclusion d’un été un peu plus court qu’à l’habitude, après avoir dû disputer quantité de matchs à trois niveaux différents en 2018-2019. Malgré tout, il tenait à s’entretenir avec nous afin que…

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Hischier and Teammates Excited for him to Play the All-Star Game
January 16th, 2020 by by Chris Wescott / NewJerseyDevils.com

The Devils announced today that Nico Hischier will be attending the 2020 NHL All-Star Weekend in St. Louis. He is replacing Kyle Palmieri, who is dealing with a foot injury. “I mean, I’m sorry for Palms,” said Hischier. “Obviously, you never want to see teammate get hurt, but it’s an opportunity for me. I’m really…

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N.H.L. Draft Pick Inspires Dreams as Big as the Yukon
January 16th, 2020 by By Gerald NarcisoPhotographs by Ricardo Nagaoka

WHITEHORSE, Yukon Territory — Canada’s largest city north of the 60th parallel, about 30,000 residents strong, sits between the emerald blue Yukon River and the evergreen-flecked hills on Whitehorse’s eastern and southern edges. At the top of Two Mile Hill Road, just past the Alaska Highway, dozens of young hockey players — some wearing new…

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‘It was just electric’: Dylan Cozens’ parents on the world juniors win for Canada
January 9th, 2020 by CBC News

Sue Bogle is still buzzing from the excitement of watching her son, Dylan Cozens, and the rest of his team claim gold at the world junior hockey championship on Sunday. “Can’t keep the smiles off our faces, that’s for sure,” she said Monday morning, over the phone from the Czech Republic. That’s where Canada beat…

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Canucks prospects tracker, WJC edition: Hoglander hits another high on Day 5
December 31st, 2019 by Mike Raptis

It’s the Day 5 edition of the World Juniors tracker, where we tally up the efforts of the Vancouver Canucks’ prospects playing in the tournament: Nils Hoglander With each passing WJC game, his stock — as well as his points total — continues to rise. Sweden clobbered Kazakhstan 6-2 on Monday and Hoglander was heavily…

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WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP: HOW BUFFALO SABRES PICK DYLAN COZENS TURNED ADVERSITY INTO POWER
December 13th, 2019 by Ryan Kennedy

Canada is blessed with so much talent at the junior level and while that can make for some tricky decisions for the world junior team, it’s hard not to look at center Dylan Cozens and see a sure thing for this year’s tournament in the Czech Republic. The Buffalo Sabres first-rounder centered a line with…

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FLAMES RECALL MATTHEW PHILLIPS
December 10th, 2019 by CALGARY FLAMES STAFF @NHLFlames / CalgaryFlames.com

The Calgary Flames announce today they have recalled forward Matthew Phillips from the Stockton Heat of the American Hockey League. Phillips, a native of Calgary, Alberta is averaging over a point-per-game for the Stockton Heat this season in his second professional campaign. The 21-year-old has nine goals and 16 assists for 25 points in 22…

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From NCAA to NHL: Logan O’Connor parlaying his DU Pioneers experience into pro success
December 2nd, 2019 by Scott MacDonald

As the saying goes, people tend to be the product of their environment. For Colorado Avalanche forward Logan O’Connor, he’d tell you that’s the case, too. An alumnus of the University of Denver, O’Connor spent three seasons with the Pioneers, including being a key contributor to the National Championship winning team of the 2017 season….

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Dale Weise resets to embrace role as veteran mentor in Laval
November 17th, 2019 by Julian McKenzie

Laval Rocket forward Dale Weise may have been reluctant about starting the season in the American Hockey League. But he’s since had a change of heart. The 31 year old was left to start the 2019-20 season with the Rocket after being cut by the Montreal Canadiens during their training camp. Weise says he’s overcome…

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Calgary native Justin Dowling scores first career NHL goal in Stars win over Flames
November 14th, 2019 by Matthew DeFranks

CALGARY, Alberta — Justin Dowling found his family during warmup. Before the Stars beat the Flames 3-1 to climb above .500 for the first time this season and before Dowling scored his first career NHL goal in his hometown, he spotted his family. They were in the corner of the lower bowl, where they always…

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Beaudin reflects on memorable NHL debut
November 4th, 2019 by Matt Tidcombe | AHL On The Beat

When you get the call for the first time, it doesn’t matter what hour it is, someone is getting a call immediately after. For Belleville Senators forward J.C. Beaudin, that call went to his dad after he received news that he had been called up to the NHL for the first time. “They were actually…

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RELEASE: Hischier Signs Seven-Year Deal
October 18th, 2019 by New Jersey Devils PR NJDevils / NewJerseyDevils.com

NEWARK, NJ – The New Jersey Devils signed center Nico Hischier to a seven-year contract extension with an average annual value of $7,250,000 (total value $50,750,000). Hischier would have been a restricted free agent at the end of the 2019-20 season. The contract will start in 2020-21 and the breakdown is as follows: 2020-21: $7,000,000,…

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Allen tied for second in Blues history in wins
October 14th, 2019

OTTAWA – With a 6-4 win against the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night, Blues goaltender Jake Allen tied Curtis Joseph for second on the Blues’ all-time wins list (137). Allen recorded his 137th win with the Blues in his 250th career start, making 25 saves on Thursday. Joseph needed 274 starts to reach 137 wins….

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Hart gets first NHL shutout in Flyers’ win against Devils
October 10th, 2019 by Adam Kimelman @NHLAdamK / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

PHILADELPHIA — Carter Hart made 25 saves for his first NHL shutout, and the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the New Jersey Devils, 4-0 at Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday. Hart (21 years, 57 days) is the youngest Flyers goalie with a shutout; Dominic Roussel was 22 years, 5 days old when he shut out the Calgary…

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Repêchage 2020 : Patrick Guay n’est pas tombé loin de l’arbre
October 10th, 2019 by Guillaume Lepage @GLepageLNH / Journaliste LNH.com

Patrick Guay a beau être le cadet d’une famille de cinq enfants, il n’est pas tombé bien loin de l’arbre. À vrai dire, il est tombé directement dans le même panier. Chez les Guay, le hockey c’est de famille : les deux frères et trois sœurs ont hérité de la passion de leur père François,…

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Hart poised to end Flyers’ long search for franchise goalie
October 8th, 2019 by Adam Kimelman @NHLAdamK / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

Carter Hart could be the answer to a question the Philadelphia Flyers have been asking for 30 years: Who will be their next franchise goalie? Since Ron Hextall helped the Flyers reach the Stanley Cup Final in 1987, Philadelphia has drafted 41 goalies; none has played more than 174 NHL games for them. They’ve had…

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Hurricanes’ Cozens named WHL On the Run Player of the Week
September 30th, 2019 by whl.ca

Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Lethbridge Hurricanes forward Dylan Cozens has been named the WHL On the Run Player of the Week for the week ending September 29, 2019. The seventh-overall selection of the Buffalo Sabres at the 2019 National Hockey League Draft made a dominant return to the WHL…

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AFTER BATTLING BLOOD CLOT, FRITZ FIGHTING FOR ISLES ROSTER SPOT
September 23rd, 2019 by Cory Wright (@WrightsWay) / New York Islanders

Tanner Fritz is sporting a sizable scar on his right forearm, the lasting result of surgery to remove a blood clot late last season. It was a freak injury, as Fritz first noticed some pain in his hand after the Islanders-Montreal Canadiens game on March 21, his first game after being recalled from Bridgeport. He…

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THE GREAT GOALIE RANKING: HOW THE NHL’S 31 NO. 1 NETMINDERS STACK UP HEADING INTO 2019-20
September 16th, 2019 by Sam McCaig - The Hockey News

It’s the most important position in sports – which, surely, makes this the most important ranking in sports. OK, maybe not, but here’s how the NHL’s 31 projected starting netminders stack up as teams head into training camp for the 2019-20 season: Andrei Vasilevskiy, Tampa Bay Lightning: The reigning Vezina Trophy winner is exceptionally acrobatic…

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Is the Flyers’ Carter Hart ready for the NHL’s most challenging goaltending job?
September 11th, 2019 by Scott Burnside - The Athletic

SHERWOOD PARK, Alberta – There is something purposeful about the solitary figure on this sheet of ice in this suburban rink outside Edmonton on this day in early August. The heir to the oft-cursed Philadelphia Flyers goaltending throne makes looping circles up and down the ice, gliding first on one leg and then the other….

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