Boston Bruins looking to trade for a left-side defenceman

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NHL trade rumors had the Boston Bruins looking to trade for Mattias Ekholm earlier in the season, but when the Nashville Predators turned around their season, they took him off the trade block. Boston Bruins President was quoted as saying, “The elusive left D we’ve been looking for that can chew up a lot of […]

October 7: This Day in NHL History

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October 7 NHL History 1954: The Detroit Red Wings extend their unbeaten streak on opening night to 15 games (14-0-1) by defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 at Olympia Stadium. 1972: The New York Islanders and Atlanta Flames face off at Nassau Coliseum in the first game for each of the NHL’s two newest franchises. The Flames win 3-2 on third-period […]

May 3: This Date in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: May 3 1968: The St. Louis Blues become the first expansion team to qualify for the Stanley Cup Final. Ron Schock’s goal at 2:50 of double overtime gives the Blues a 2-1 victory against the Minnesota North Stars in Game 7 of the Semifinals at St. Louis Arena and a […]

April 26: This Day in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: April 26 1975: The New York Islanders become the second team in the history of the Stanley Cup Playoffs to win a best-of-7 series after losing the first three games when they defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins 1-0 in Game 7 of the Quarterfinals at the Civic Center. The Penguins outplay […]

Will Jim Benning be Canucks new GM?

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Vancouver Canucks President Trevor Linden met with Bruins president Cam Neely recently, possibly for permission to speak with Bruins assistant GM Jim Benning about for their vacant GM position. No official request was submitted through the proper channels though. Linden quote: “I’m trying to take time to think through things strategically,” said Linden, the newly […]