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Sidney Crosby helps Penguins beat Lightning to force Game 7

Sidney Crosby helps Penguins beat Lightning to force Game 7

Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist, and Phil Kessel, Kris Letang, Bryan Rust and Nick Bonino also scored Tuesday night in a 5-2 victory that evened the best-of-seven series at three games.
Joe Pavelski scores twice as Sharks top Blues to take 3-2 lead

Joe Pavelski scores twice as Sharks top Blues to take 3-2 lead

Joe Pavelski scored two goals and the San Jose Sharks beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference final on Monday night.
Denver Post May 22, 2016
Matt Duchene scores late goal as Canada claims gold in World Hockey Championships

Matt Duchene scores late goal as Canada claims gold in World Hockey Championships

The Avalanche missed the NHL playoffs, but Matt Duchene became a world champion Sunday anyway.
Matt Duchene scores late goal as Canada claims gold in World Hockey Championships

Matt Duchene scores late goal as Canada claims gold in World Hockey Championships

Colorado Avalanche forward Matt Duchene scored one of the two goals that won Canada the World Hockey Championship over Finland on Sunday.
Penguins matching Lightning’s speed

Penguins matching Lightning’s speed

Few NHL teams have the quickness, speed, skill and depth to overwhelm the Tampa Bay Lightning, which the Pittsburgh Penguins have done through three games of the Eastern Conference finals.
Mile High Hockey May 18, 2016

Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL May 18th, 2016

Trading Tyson Barrie could be devastating for Avalanche. [Today's Slapshot] Coyotes' Bleackley could re-enter draft. [NHL] How South Korea added nine hockey ringers for the 2018 Olympics. [The Globe and Mail] Bleackley suffering through miserable WHL season. [Calgary Herald] Off-Season Game Plan: Colorado Avalanche. [TSN] Finland tops Canada 4-0 at world hockey championship. Matt Duchene hated every minute of it. [The Globe and Mail] ‘It fell on our shoulders': St. Louis Blues' found success when they embraced coach's system. [National Post]
Litter Box Cats May 17, 2016

Panthers at the Worlds: Matheson part of Canada's shutout effort

Canada moves to 6-0 by blanking France Florida Panthers defenseman Mike Matheson was part of a smothering effort that saw Canada limit France to just 13 shots on goal in a 4-0 win in Group B action from the IIHF World Championship on Monday. Matheson logged 11:22 of ice time and finished the game with three shots and a +1 rating. The 22-year-old and teammate Derick Brassard each sport a tournament-best +11 rating in six games. Mark Stone, Matt Duchene, Mark Scheifele and Corey Perry scored the goals and Colorado's Calvin Pickard posted the shutout. Canada will meet Aleksander Barkov, Jussi...
Frei: A regular season can turn special in the NHL playoffs

Frei: A regular season can turn special in the NHL playoffs

Amid the talk about the lack of playoff success for Presidents' Trophy winners and about the Washington Capitals' continued postseason underachievement, the secondary point seems to have been underplayed.

Cult of Hockey: Oilers at the Worlds — Taylor Hall making a strong case for World Cup spot

With Canada rolling through its early round-robin games at the World Championship, one of the more interesting battles is internal. No fewer than four wingers with legitimate designs on the World Cup roster (Taylor Hall, Corey Perry, Matt Duchene, Brad Marchand) made the trip to Russia, at least in part to make a favourable impression […]
Sudden-death overtimes in NHL ending more quickly than usual

Sudden-death overtimes in NHL ending more quickly than usual

Sudden-death overtimes in NHL ending more quickly than usual

Canada Hammers Belarus 8-0, Improves Record to 3-0

Team Canada got goal scoring from seven different players in rout of Belarus. Team Canada is proving to be a dominant force in the IIHF World Hockey Championships as they steam-rolled Belarus this morning 8-0. So far in three games, Team Canada has outscored opponents 20-2. 1st Period:Derick Brassard (New York Rangers) opened the scoring for Team Canada 16:17 into the 1st period with assists from Corey Perry (Anaheim Ducks) and Matt Duchene (Colorado Avalanche). 2nd Period:Corey Perry made it 2-0 for Team Canada just over a minute into the 2nd period. The goal was Perry's 2nd point of the...
Stanley Cup shows up at Kentucky Derby favorite Nyquist’s barn

Stanley Cup shows up at Kentucky Derby favorite Nyquist’s barn

Stanley Cup shows up at Kentucky Derby favorite Nyquist's barn
2016 NHL Hart Trophy finalists announced

2016 NHL Hart Trophy finalists announced

2016 NHL Hart Trophy finalists announced
Litter Box Cats May 6, 2016

Panthers at The Worlds: Day One Recap

Matheson debuts in Canada's easy win over the U.S. - Assists for Barkov and Jokinen Florida Panthers rookie Mike Matheson made his senior debut for Team Canada in a 5-1 win over the United States today at the IIHF World Championship in Moscow. Matheson logged 15:25 TOI, one shot on goal and finished the game with a +2 rating. The U.S. took a 1-0 lead on Patrick Maroon's power-play goal 4:54 into the first period. Taylor Hall tied the game 31 seconds later and Brendan Gallagher's tally later in the frame stood up as the winner. Canada also got goals from Matt Duchene, Boone Jenner and Brad...
Second City Hockey May 6, 2016

2016 World Championships: Canada scores 5 unanswered goals to beat USA 5-1

The Americans taste defeat in the preliminary round against rival Canada. Patrick Maroon scored first for Team USA, but Canada responded with five unanswered goals for a 5-1 win over the Americans in the preliminary round of the 2016 World Championships on Friday at Yublieyny Ice Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia. Taylor Hall (Edmonton), Brendan Gallagher (Montreal), Matt Duchene (Colorado), Boone Jenner (Columbus) and Brad Marchand (Boston) each scored, while Ryan O'Reilly (Buffalo) had two assists for the defending tournament champions. Keith Kincaid (New Jersey) allowed all five goals,...

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