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Brandon Sun
Defending MJHL champs trade veteran goalieThe retooling of the Portage Terriers roster continues. Months after the Manit
Defending MJHL champs trade veteran goalie
Brandon Sun / Posted 2 days ago
The retooling of the Portage Terriers roster continues. Months after the Manitoba Junior Hockey League team won the RBC Cup on home ice, the Terriers have traded the goalie who earned the victory in the final game of the tournament. Netminder Zac... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Room for rookies on loaded rosterAs the Brandon Wheat Kings prepare for rookie camp beginning Tuesday, a simple
Room for rookies on loaded roster
Brandon Sun / Posted 2 days ago
As the Brandon Wheat Kings prepare for rookie camp beginning Tuesday, a simple truth exists even with 19 veterans eligible to return. Youth will be served. Head coach and general manager Kelly McCrimmon said it’s important for his roster to have an... Read more
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NHL.com
Kristers Gudlevskis, Anthony DeAngelo, Brayden Point, Adam Erne among Tampa Bay Lightning's top five prospectsTAMPA -- The Tampa Bay Lightning stockpiled young talent at the start of the de
Kristers Gudlevskis, Anthony DeAngelo, Brayden Point, Adam Erne among Tampa Bay Lightning's top five prospects
NHL.com / Posted 2 days ago
TAMPA -- The Tampa Bay Lightning stockpiled young talent at the start of the decade and saw many of their top prospects graduate to the NHL over the past two years. But with nine picks at the 2015 NHL Draft and good reports on players drafted in... Read more
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NHL.com
Shannon Szabados 'just one of the players' at Perry Pearn's 3-on-3 Hockey CampEDMONTON -- Shannon Szabados is an accomplished goaltender in women's ice hocke
Shannon Szabados 'just one of the players' at Perry Pearn's 3-on-3 Hockey Camp
NHL.com / Posted 2 days ago
EDMONTON -- Shannon Szabados is an accomplished goaltender in women's ice hockey, having won Olympic gold with Canada in 2010 and 2014. She's much more accustomed to playing against men, though. Szabados, 29, grew up playing on boys' teams and is a... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Todd Holt opens up about Graham James, the long road to recovery and second chancesTodd Holt hit the open road Wednesday and drove five hours through smoky skies
Todd Holt opens up about Graham James, the long road to recovery and second chances
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Todd Holt hit the open road Wednesday and drove five hours through smoky skies and endless fields of golden wheat stalks dancing softly in the wind. He’s 42 now, but can still vividly picture the start of a similar journey 26 years ago. With his... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Vets in Viper creaseMorning Star Staff The Vernon Vipers will be leaning on veteran presence for t
Vets in Viper crease
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 3 days ago
Morning Star Staff The Vernon Vipers will be leaning on veteran presence for their last line of defence as the enter their B.C. Hockey League exhibition season with a pair of 20-year-old netminders. Kelowna product Jarrod Schamerhorn bounced around... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Spokane Chiefs are Back for Camp, Season Starts Sept. 26 The Spokane Chiefs opened up their fall camp on Thursday. New and returning
Spokane Chiefs are Back for Camp, Season Starts Sept. 26
KHQ Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
The Spokane Chiefs opened up their fall camp on Thursday. New and returning Spokane Chiefs players and prospects filed into Spokane... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
MOB open preseasonAfter competing against each other for a full week in training camp and at prac
MOB open preseason
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 3 days ago
After competing against each other for a full week in training camp and at practice, the new-look Fort McMurray Oil Barons will unite against a common foe this weekend when they open their preseason schedule against the Whitecourt Wolverines. As the... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
Storm bound for Camrose tourneyThe hockey season is underway for the Grande Prairie Storm. Though the 2015-20
Storm bound for Camrose tourney
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
The hockey season is underway for the Grande Prairie Storm. Though the 2015-2016 Alberta Junior Hockey League season officially starts Sept. 11, all 15 teams are currently evaluating their rosters via training camps and exhibition games. This... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Battle brewing for Nanaimo Clippers' goaltender starting slotAs Nanaimo Clippers’ training camp hits full stride, head coach Mike Vandekamp
Battle brewing for Nanaimo Clippers' goaltender starting slot
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
As Nanaimo Clippers’ training camp hits full stride, head coach Mike Vandekamp will be keeping an eye on the goaltenders. Last season, the Clippers made it all the way to the B.C. Hockey League championship before losing to the Penticton Vees, with... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Komets trade for rookie defenseman Justin HamonicThe Fort Wayne Komets made a deal with the Alaska Aces on Wednesday to acquire
Komets trade for rookie defenseman Justin Hamonic
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
The Fort Wayne Komets made a deal with the Alaska Aces on Wednesday to acquire the rights for defenseman Justin Hamonic in exchange for future considerations. Hamonic, 21, completed his fourth year of major juniors last season with Tri-City of the... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
Oilers start roster overhaul at main campThe green-and-gold are going green this season. The Okotoks Jr. A Oilers showc
Oilers start roster overhaul at main camp
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 5 days ago
The green-and-gold are going green this season. The Okotoks Jr. A Oilers showcased a plethora of new faces at its main camp, Aug. 21-23 at Pason Centennial Arena, as it sets to finalize a truly rebuilt roster with the puck-dropping on the Alberta... Read more
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NHL.com
Kieffer Bellows, Matthew Tkachuk named to All-American Game rosterForwards Kieffer Bellows, Matthew Tkachuk and Alex DeBrincat are among the top
Kieffer Bellows, Matthew Tkachuk named to All-American Game roster
NHL.com / Posted 5 days ago
Forwards Kieffer Bellows, Matthew Tkachuk and Alex DeBrincat are among the top 2016 NHL Draft prospects that have been invited to play in the 2015 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game. The game, which will feature 42 of the top draft-eligible... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Wheat KingsWith four potential import players and two spots available, it’s adding up to a
Wheat Kings
Brandon Sun / Posted 5 days ago
With four potential import players and two spots available, it’s adding up to an interesting month ahead for the Brandon . The Western Hockey League team opens on-ice rookie camp training sessions a week from today, with the veterans... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Wheaties' import options wide openBrandon Wheat Kings head coach/general manager Kelly McCrimmon speaks to the me
Wheaties' import options wide open
Brandon Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Brandon Wheat Kings head coach/general manager Kelly McCrimmon speaks to the media at the Canad Inns piano bar on Tuesday. The Western Hockey League club will open its training camp a week from today. With four potential import players and two spots... Read more
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Brandon Sun
On-ice success increases season-ticket salesThe Brandon Wheat Kings are seeing a bump in season ticket sales after a long p
On-ice success increases season-ticket sales
Brandon Sun / Posted 5 days ago
The Brandon Wheat Kings are seeing a bump in season ticket sales after a long playoff run last spring and with high hopes in the city for this year’s team. Coach and general manager Kelly McCrimmon said Tuesday that the team has sold 2,010 season... Read more
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BC Local News
Draft Year: Early projections show Patrick Bajkov as a third-round NHL draft pickAs training camps open across the Western Hockey League this week, Nanaimo’s Pa
Draft Year: Early projections show Patrick Bajkov as a third-round NHL draft pick
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
As training camps open across the Western Hockey League this week, Nanaimo’s Patrick Bajkov is preparing for the most important season of his career so far. After the season is done, Bajkov will likely hear his name called at the National Hockey... Read more
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NHL.com
Jacob De La Rose, Charles Hudon of Montreal Canadiens among top five prospectsMONTREAL -- The Montreal Canadiens' prospect pool has decent depth but lacks to
Jacob De La Rose, Charles Hudon of Montreal Canadiens among top five prospects
NHL.com / Posted 5 days ago
MONTREAL -- The Montreal Canadiens' prospect pool has decent depth but lacks top-end talent. The main reason is the Canadiens have not picked earlier than 25th in each of the past three NHL Drafts, and they did not have a second-round pick in either... Read more
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Boston Globe
Bruins’ Max Talbot goes undercover, trolls Canadiens fansFirst Round, No. 13: Bruins select defenseman Jakub Zboril, 18. Zboril was thir
Bruins’ Max Talbot goes undercover, trolls Canadiens fans
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
First Round, No. 13: Bruins select defenseman Jakub Zboril, 18. Zboril was third among rookie defenseman in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with 33 points (13 goals, 20 assists) last season. First Round, No. 14: Bruins select forward Jake... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Murray still drawing on Wheat Kings experienceFormer Brandon Wheat Kings star Marty Murray is now earning his stripes as a co
Murray still drawing on Wheat Kings experience
Brandon Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Former Brandon Wheat Kings star Marty Murray is now earning his stripes as a coach with the Minot Minotauros of the NAHL. (FILE PHOTO) Marty Murray learned some important lessons in 1991-92. In his first season as a Brandon Wheat King, the team... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Murray still drawing on Wheat Kings experienceMarty Murray learned some important lessons in 1991-92. In his first season as
Murray still drawing on Wheat Kings experience
Brandon Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Marty Murray learned some important lessons in 1991-92. In his first season as a Brandon Wheat King, the team went 11-55-6, finishing last in the Western Hockey League. While that season proved to be a turning point for a franchise on the rise, the... Read more
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NHL.com
Petteri Lindbohm, Robby Fabbri of St. Louis Blues among top five prospectsST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Blues have built themselves into a perennial top-ech
Petteri Lindbohm, Robby Fabbri of St. Louis Blues among top five prospects
NHL.com / Posted 6 days ago
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Blues have built themselves into a perennial top-echelon NHL team based on their ability to develop from within while allowing their prospects to grow without rushing them. Here is a look at the Blues' top five prospects,... Read more
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BC Local News
Rockets set for launch into 25th seasonWhen the puck drops on the major junior hockey season on Friday, Sept. 25 at Pr
Rockets set for launch into 25th season
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
When the puck drops on the major junior hockey season on Friday, Sept. 25 at Prospera Place, it will mark a milestone for the Kelowna Rockets. The franchise, which was born in 1991 in Tacoma, Wash., will celebrate its 25th anniversary campaign in... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
Cutdown time for StormDifficult roster decisions lay ahead this week for the Grande Prairie Storm coa
Cutdown time for Storm
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Difficult roster decisions lay ahead this week for the Grande Prairie Storm coaching staff. Sunday, the Storm wrapped their weekend training camp with the Brian Nash Memorial Cup at Revolution Place. The weekend camp included off-ice training at... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Top 25 WHL teams of all time: Nos. 5-1In honour of the Western Hockey League celebrating its 50th season beginning th
Top 25 WHL teams of all time: Nos. 5-1
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 7 days ago
In honour of the Western Hockey League celebrating its 50th season beginning this September, we thought we’d count down the top 25 WHL teams of all time (because 50 is just too crazy). We’ve hit the top five, who will be No. 1? 5. 1984-85 Prince... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Icemen add a pair of forwardsCalgary, Alberta native Adam Stuart joins the IceMen training camp roster follo
Icemen add a pair of forwards
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 7 days ago
Calgary, Alberta native Adam Stuart joins the IceMen training camp roster following a couple of strong seasons with the Louisiana IceGators in the Southern Professional Hockey League. Stuart, 6’-1”, 175 lbs. scored 21 goals & 32 assists for 53 points... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
MOB begin training campAs the 2015-16 season began for the Fort McMurray Oil Barons with their annual
MOB begin training camp
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 7 days ago
As the 2015-16 season began for the Fort McMurray Oil Barons with their annual training camp and Blue vs. Gold game Sunday evening, another hockey season is well on its way to beginning in the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s northernmost... Read more
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NHL.com
Jakub Vrana, Madison Bowey among Washington Capitals' top five prospectsARLINGTON, Va. -- The Washington Capitals bulked up their prospect pool by sele
Jakub Vrana, Madison Bowey among Washington Capitals' top five prospects
NHL.com / Posted 9 days ago
ARLINGTON, Va. -- The Washington Capitals bulked up their prospect pool by selecting goaltender Ilya Samsonov in the first round of the 2015 NHL Draft, a surprising move considering how deep they are at the position. Several prospects, notably Jakub... Read more
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NHL.com
Ryan Pulock, Michael Dal Colle among New York Islanders' top five prospectsMany of Snow's picks have reached the NHL since he began rebuilding the roster
Ryan Pulock, Michael Dal Colle among New York Islanders' top five prospects
NHL.com / Posted 10 days ago
Many of Snow's picks have reached the NHL since he began rebuilding the roster in 2008. Here is a look at the Islanders' top five prospects, according to NHL.com: How acquired: 1st round (No. 15), 2013 NHL Draft Last season: Bridgeport, AHL: 54... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Vikes take on Kwantlen in exhibition soccer actionClasses aren’t yet back in session but the University of Victoria’s Vikes men’s
Vikes take on Kwantlen in exhibition soccer action
Oak Bay News / Posted 11 days ago
Classes aren’t yet back in session but the University of Victoria’s Vikes men’s soccer team hopes to school Kwantlen this weekend. UVic’s Field 4 hosts the exhibition match this Sunday, Aug. 23. The women’s team doesn’t play this weekend but travels... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Storm trade for former rivalAlex Rosolowsky apparently took to heart the saying, “If you can’t beat ‘em, jo
Storm trade for former rival
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
Alex Rosolowsky apparently took to heart the saying, “If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.” The Campbell River Storm Junior Hockey Club announced Monday the acquisition of the 1995-born forward from the Kimberley Dynamiters of the KIJHL in exchange for... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Top 25 WHL teams of all time: Nos. 10-6In honour of the Western Hockey League celebrating its 50th season beginning th
Top 25 WHL teams of all time: Nos. 10-6
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 11 days ago
In honour of the Western Hockey League celebrating its 50th season beginning this September, we thought we’d count down the top 25 WHL teams of all time (because 50 is just too crazy). We’ve hit the Top 10, here are Nos. 10-6. 10. 1976–77 New... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Top 25 WHL teams of all time: Nos. 15-11In honour of the Western Hockey League celebrating its 50th season beginning th
Top 25 WHL teams of all time: Nos. 15-11
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 13 days ago
In honour of the Western Hockey League celebrating its 50th season beginning this September, we thought we’d count down the top 25 WHL teams of all time (because 50 is just too crazy). Here are Nos. 15-11 15. 2006–07 Vancouver Giants A year after... Read more
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NHL.com
Brendan Gallagher of Montreal Canadiens likes additions of Alexander Semin, Zack KassianThe Canadiens signed Semin to a one-year contract reportedly worth $1.1 million
Brendan Gallagher of Montreal Canadiens likes additions of Alexander Semin, Zack Kassian
NHL.com / Posted 17 days ago
The Canadiens signed Semin to a one-year contract reportedly worth $1.1 million July 24, a little more than three weeks after the Carolina Hurricanes bought out the final three years of the 31-year-old forward's five-year, $35 million... Read more
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NHL.com
Malcolm Subban, Danton Heinen among Boston Bruins' top five prospectsBOSTON -- When Boston Bruins general manager Don Sweeney was hired this offseas
Malcolm Subban, Danton Heinen among Boston Bruins' top five prospects
NHL.com / Posted 17 days ago
BOSTON -- When Boston Bruins general manager Don Sweeney was hired this offseason, he decided he had a mandate to get them back into the Stanley Cup Playoffs while replenishing their prospect pool so they'd be able to have sustained success... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
Bulldogs busy adding new players to lineupIt’s only August but the Alberni Valley Bulldogs have been a busy team of late,
Bulldogs busy adding new players to lineup
Alberni Valley News / Posted 18 days ago
It’s only August but the Alberni Valley Bulldogs have been a busy team of late, preparing for the 2015-16 BC Hockey League season while the rest of the Port Alberni has been wishing away the latest heat wave. “There is a ton of excitement leading up... Read more
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BC Local News
Bulldogs busy adding new players to lineupIt’s only August but the Alberni Valley Bulldogs have been a busy team of late,
Bulldogs busy adding new players to lineup
BC Local News / Posted 18 days ago
It’s only August but the Alberni Valley Bulldogs have been a busy team of late, preparing for the 2015-16 BC Hockey League season while the rest of the Port Alberni has been wishing away the latest heat wave. “There is a ton of excitement leading up... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Early signing not out of the normThis year’s Western Hockey League Bantam Draft saw many twists and turns for lo
Early signing not out of the norm
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 18 days ago
This year’s Western Hockey League Bantam Draft saw many twists and turns for local players, but the biggest twist of them all may be the new norm. Former Fort Saskatchewan Bantam AAA Rangers defenceman Payton McIsaac was drafted in the third round... Read more
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Bleacher Report
McDavid Mania Heating Up in EdmontonHe still has yet to play an NHL game, but right now Connor McDavid's name, numb
McDavid Mania Heating Up in Edmonton
Bleacher Report / Posted 19 days ago
He still has yet to play an NHL game, but right now Connor McDavid's name, number and likeness are, as they say in business, moving product. Make no mistake, the Edmonton Oilers and the NHL are taking full advantage of McDavidmania for as long as it... Read more
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NHL.com
Julius Honka, Denis Gurianov of Dallas Stars among top five prospectsThe Dallas Stars had four defensemen 23 or younger play significant minutes las
Julius Honka, Denis Gurianov of Dallas Stars among top five prospects
NHL.com / Posted 19 days ago
The Dallas Stars had four defensemen 23 or younger play significant minutes last season, including 22-year-old John Klingberg, who was fifth in Calder Trophy voting after he scored 11 goals with 29 assists in 65 games. Three of the Stars' top... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
WHL top pick Ty Smith happy to be with ChiefsDespite it being a Thursday—a school day—Ty Smith was able to hear his name cal
WHL top pick Ty Smith happy to be with Chiefs
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 20 days ago
Despite it being a Thursday—a school day—Ty Smith was able to hear his name called in the WHL’s Bantam Draft back in May. After having just returned from a tournament with his Delta Hockey Academy team, Smith parked himself in front of a television... Read more
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NHL.com
Timo Meier, Mirco Mueller among San Jose Sharks' top five prospectsGeneral manager Doug Wilson has held on to his high picks and used them to add
Timo Meier, Mirco Mueller among San Jose Sharks' top five prospects
NHL.com / Posted 22 days ago
General manager Doug Wilson has held on to his high picks and used them to add three first-round and four second-round choices over the past three drafts. Here's a look at the Sharks' top five prospects, according to NHL.com: How acquired: 1st... Read more
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NHL.com
Columbus Blue Jackets questions heading into 2015-16 seasonCOLUMBUS -- Knowing what's wrong and fixing the problems are two different stor
Columbus Blue Jackets questions heading into 2015-16 season
NHL.com / Posted 23 days ago
COLUMBUS -- Knowing what's wrong and fixing the problems are two different stories for the Columbus Blue Jackets. They have gotten off to miserable starts the past four seasons, a significant factor in them qualifying for the Stanley Cup Playoffs... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Hicketts not your average JoeHockey players across Canada with world-junior aspirations might want to listen
Hicketts not your average Joe
Calgary Sun / Posted 23 days ago
Hockey players across Canada with world-junior aspirations might want to listen to what Joe Hicketts has to say. The 19-year-old defenceman didn’t earn an invitation to the summer development camp in 2014, but with his play through first few months... Read more
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Everett Herald
Top-prospect Matthews rebuffs Silvertips, will play in Europe EVERETT — It's official: Auston Matthews is not coming to the Pacific Northwe
Top-prospect Matthews rebuffs Silvertips, will play in Europe
Everett Herald / Posted 23 days ago
EVERETT — It's official: Auston Matthews is not coming to the Pacific Northwest.For real, this time.Matthews, the projected No. 1 pick in the 2016 National Hockey League Draft, will spend... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Projected 2016 top pick Auston Matthews to play in SwitzerlandAuston Matthews is taking his talents to Switzerland, an unprecedented move for
Projected 2016 top pick Auston Matthews to play in Switzerland
Calgary Sun / Posted 24 days ago
Auston Matthews is taking his talents to Switzerland, an unprecedented move for the projected top pick in the 2016 NHL draft. Matthews signed a one-year deal with the ZSC Lions in the Swiss National League A, foregoing a junior season with the... Read more
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NHL.com
Auston Matthews, likely top choice in 2016 NHL Draft, to play in Switzerland in 2015-16LAKE PLACID, N.Y. -- Auston Matthews, a frontrunner to be the top pick in the 2
Auston Matthews, likely top choice in 2016 NHL Draft, to play in Switzerland in 2015-16
NHL.com / Posted 24 days ago
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. -- Auston Matthews, a frontrunner to be the top pick in the 2016 NHL Draft, announced Friday that he will play for the Zurich Lions in the Swiss National League in 2015-16. The announcement came after months of speculation that the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Projected top NHL draft pick Auston Matthews to play in SwitzerlandPotential 2016 top pick Auston Matthews will play in Switzerland next season.
Projected top NHL draft pick Auston Matthews to play in Switzerland
The Globe and Mail / Posted 24 days ago
Potential 2016 top pick Auston Matthews will play in Switzerland next season. Matthews will play for the ZSC Lions in the Swiss National League A instead of the Everett Silvertips of the Western Hockey League, the club announced. Matthews was... Read more
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NHL.com
Top prospect Matthews to play '15-16 in Swiss leagueLAKE PLACID, N.Y. -- Auston Matthews, a frontrunner to be the top pick in the 2
Top prospect Matthews to play '15-16 in Swiss league
NHL.com / Posted 24 days ago
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. -- Auston Matthews, a frontrunner to be the top pick in the 2016 NHL Draft, has made official his decision to play in Europe for the Zurich Lions in the Swiss National League in 2015-16. The announcement Friday comes after months... Read more
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NHL.com
Ivan Provorov, Travis Sanheim of Philadelphia Flyers among top five prospectsThe Philadelphia Flyers are experienced on defense, with three of their six reg
Ivan Provorov, Travis Sanheim of Philadelphia Flyers among top five prospects
NHL.com / Posted 24 days ago
The Philadelphia Flyers are experienced on defense, with three of their six regulars 28 or older. But an influx of young, talented defensemen is on the way. Led by Ivan Provorov, the Flyers are about to get younger and quicker on defense within the... Read more
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