Month: September 2019

HALIFAX’National team goaltender Emerance Maschmeyer believes next year’s IIHF women’s world championship, to be hosted on home soil in Nova Scotia, represents a “long overdue” opportunity to reclaim a hockey title Canada once took for granted. The team’s archrival, the United States, has won five consecutive gold medals ’ its last coming in a controversial
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Matthew Highmore was, unsurprisingly, among the Blackhawks’ training camp roster cuts last weekend. But the 23-year-old center can’t be bothered by anything right now. “I’m finally healthy,” he said, relieved. “It’s been a long road to recovery, and my body feels really good, and that’s the first step to getting better. I’m starting to make
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Anze Kopitar takes his craft seriously. Very seriously. And when it comes to faceoffs, it’s possible the Los Angeles Kings centre is even more meticulous. Kopitar works tirelessly on his technique, rigorously studies opponents’ tendencies and even scouts how individual linesmen drop the puck. The smallest detail on a draw can mean the difference between
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12:18 PM ET Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Columbus Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky likely will miss the start of the season with a wrist injury. General manager Jarmo Kekalainen said Wednesday that the 33-year-old Dubinsky is out indefinitely. No other details were provided. Dubinsky is entering his 13th NHL season. Last year he recorded
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The St. Louis Blues had had a very quiet offseason as defending Stanley Cup Champions through the early part of training camp. But that all changed Tuesday when news broke that they acquired right-handed defenseman Justin Faulk from the Carolina Hurricanes. Though Faulk was a frequent feature of the rumor mill, the trade still shocked
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7:32 PM ET Associated Press TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs say they are aware of a complaint of disturbing the peace against star forward Auston Matthews. The team says Matthews is cooperating with authorities and declined further comment “out of respect for the process involved.” A Scottsdale, Arizona, police spokesman said the department in
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4:56 PM ET Associated Press BURNABY, British Columbia — Vancouver Canucks forward Brock Boeser and defenseman Oscar Fantenberg are in the concussion protocol. Neither player was on the ice for practice Tuesday, a day after their injuries during a 6-4 exhibition victory over Ottawa. Fantenberg left Monday night’s game after he was flattened along the
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Kyle Turris’ last-ditch effort to wing in Nashville?  Adam Vingan of The Athletic:  It was a year from hell for Kyle Turris. This September, Nashville tried to find the answer in training camp. That included playing Turris on the wing instead of the center position. This is his last chance at playing in the top-six
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