January 20: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Jan. 20 1946: Max Bentley scores three goals for his fourth NHL hat trick and the Chicago Blackhawks defeat the New York Rangers 9-1 in front of an NHL-record crowd of 19,749 at Chicago Stadium. 1970: Gordie Howe scores his 10th and final goal in All-Star Game competition. His power-play goal 7:26 into the first period proves […]

September 14: This Day in NHL History

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September 14 NHL History 1972: The expansion New York Islanders open their first training camp in Peterborough, Ontario. The Islanders go on to set NHL records for fewest victories (12-60-6) and points (30) in a season. 1996: The United States scores four goals late in the third period to stun Canada 5-2 in Game 3 of the […]

July 28: This Day in NHL History

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July 28 NHL History 1984: Forward Zach Parise is born in Minneapolis. The son of longtime NHL forward J.P. Parise plays for his father at Shattuck-St. Mary’s School and attends the University of North Dakota before joining the New Jersey Devils in 2005. He scores 30 or more goals five times in a span of six seasons and […]

June 26: This Day in NHL History

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June 26 NHL History 1993: The second-year Ottawa Senators use the No. 1 pick in the NHL Draft at Quebec to select highly touted forward Alexandre Daigle from Victoriaville of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Daigle scores 20 goals and has 51 points as a rookie, but finishes his NHL career with 129 goals and […]

May 28: This Day in NHL History

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May 28 NHL History 1992: Mario Lemieux scores his 14th and 15th goals of the Stanley Cup Playoffs to power the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-1 win against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 2 of the Final at the Civic Arena. Lemieux puts the Penguins ahead 2-1 at 12:55 of the second period, beating Ed […]

Team Sweden roster projections 2016 World Cup of Hockey

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Here are the Team Sweden roster projections for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. Forwards: First Line: Filip Forsberg | Nicklas Backstrom | Gabriel Landeskog Second Line: Daniel Sedin | Loui Eriksson | Henrik Sedin Third Line: Patric Hornqvist | Mikael Backlund | Carl Hagelin Fourth Line: Rickard Rakell | Jakob Silfverberg | Carl Soderberg Extra Skater(AKA 13th Forward): […]

There will be a fire sale in Vancouver

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Josh Rimer is reporting that there will be a fire sale in Vancouver at the NHL entry draft in June. Ryan Kesler, Alex Edler, Kevin Bieksa will be traded and the Canucks will be in a full re-build. Wonder what the Sedins will think of this? There are signed to the 2017-18 season, with both […]