Month: September 2019

Sep 28, 2019 Associated Press VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Canucks right winger Brock Boeser returned to practice Saturday less than a week after suffering a concussion. He wore a noncontact jersey and spent about a half hour participating in drills and skating on the first power-play unit. Boeser was placed in the concussion protocol after
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Josh Morrissey lifted the Winnipeg Jets to 5-4 overtime victory over the Minnesota Wild on Sunday. Morrissey’s game-ending goal helped the Jets to victory in their final pre-season game, after the Wild leveled the score 4-4 with 1:30 remaining in the third. Winnipeg goaltender Connor Hellebuyck allowed three goal on 19 shots over two periods,
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In today’s NHL rumors rundown, there is news surrounding the Winnipeg Jets’ negotiations with restricted free agents Kyle Connor and Patrik Laine. There is also news out of Toronto from Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas. Are the Montreal Canadiens serious about dealing Jonathan Drouin? Finally, are the Nashville Predators and St. Louis Blues making
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The Toronto Maple Leafs put the finishing touches on their pre-season by firing on all cylinders. Now they hope they can carry that into October when the games count. “Pre-season feels like it’s a month [or] two months long,” Auston Matthews said. “It’s just nice to get it over with and start the real thing.” Matthews
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Often deemed too small by NHL scouts and executives, undersized players frequently have a harder time breaking into the National Hockey League. Many are overlooked and go undrafted since they do not fit the traditional mould of a professional hockey player. However, smaller players have found their way into the NHL and made history. Smaller
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1:53 PM ET Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. — Jordan Staal has been picked as the captain of the Carolina Hurricanes. The team announced Staal’s selection Sunday before its exhibition game against Washington, adding that forward Jordan Martinook and defenseman Jaccob Slavin will be the alternates. Staal shared the captaincy with since-traded defenseman Justin Faulk two
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After the game, Jets coach Paul Maurice all-but-guaranteed that the East Grand Forks Senior High and UND graduate would make the NHL club out of training camp. “I don’t want to unveil the spots,” Maurice said at the postgame press conference. “I probably have to talk to a couple of guys before that. But he’s
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