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TSN
Jackets sign Murray to two-year, $5.65M dealThe Columbus Blue Jackets announced a two-year extension for defenceman Ryan Mu
Jackets sign Murray to two-year, $5.65M deal
TSN / Posted 8 hours ago
The Columbus Blue Jackets announced a two-year extension for defenceman Ryan Murray on Thursday. The deal comes with an average annual value of $2.825 million and takes the 22-year-old through the 2017-18 season. “Ryan Murray is a talented, smart... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Giants win one of three at homeTaking three of a possible six points on home ice last week, the Vancouver Gian
Giants win one of three at home
Maple Ridge News / Posted 12 hours ago
Taking three of a possible six points on home ice last week, the Vancouver Giants moved a point closer to the playoffs. But with just 17 games remaining, time is running out on the Western Hockey League team to make up the six points needed to move... Read more
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Cloverdale Reporter
Giants win one of three at homeTaking three of a possible six points on home ice last week, the Vancouver Gian
Giants win one of three at home
Cloverdale Reporter / Posted 12 hours ago
Taking three of a possible six points on home ice last week, the Vancouver Giants moved a point closer to the playoffs. But with just 17 games remaining, time is running out on the Western Hockey League team to make up the six points needed to move... Read more
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Langley Times
Giants win one of three at homeTaking three of a possible six points on home ice last week, the Vancouver Gian
Giants win one of three at home
Langley Times / Posted 12 hours ago
Taking three of a possible six points on home ice last week, the Vancouver Giants moved a point closer to the playoffs. But with just 17 games remaining, time is running out on the Western Hockey League team to make up the six points needed to move... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Defenseman Joey Leach Returns to Rays from HersheyThe South Carolina Stingrays, celebrating 23 seasons in the Lowcountry and prou
Defenseman Joey Leach Returns to Rays from Hershey
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted yesterday
The South Carolina Stingrays, celebrating 23 seasons in the Lowcountry and proud affiliate of the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL), announced today that defenseman Joey Leach has been returned by the club’s American Hockey... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Cougars on prowl for playoffsQuin Hobbs, seen here during a Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League game against t
Cougars on prowl for playoffs
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
Quin Hobbs, seen here during a Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League game against the Brandon Wheat Kings last season, and the Southwest Cougars are in a battle for the final playoff positions. (FILE PHOTO) For the Southwest Cougars, the Manitoba AAA... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Raiders explode in third to top WheatiesBrandon Wheat Kings’ Ty Lewis looks for a pass in front of Prince Albert Raider
Raiders explode in third to top Wheaties
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
Brandon Wheat Kings’ Ty Lewis looks for a pass in front of Prince Albert Raiders goalie Rylan Parenteau during Western Hockey League action on Tuesday evening at Westman Place. (COLIN CORNEAU/BRANDON SUN) The Prince Albert Raiders spent 20 minutes... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Classic times for Cole SanfordAs a member of the Watkin Motors Mustangs, Cole Sanford brought all the intangi
Classic times for Cole Sanford
Vernon Morning Star / Posted yesterday
As a member of the Watkin Motors Mustangs, Cole Sanford brought all the intangibles they needed to claim back-to-back A titles in the Coca-Cola Pee Wee Hockey Classic. Surrounded by ultra-talent like captain Curtis Lazar, Alex Gillies, Jordan Burns,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Fifty years ago Tuesday, the expansion Los Angeles Kings were bornThere was no shortage of applicants for an expansion franchise in Los Angeles w
Fifty years ago Tuesday, the expansion Los Angeles Kings were born
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
There was no shortage of applicants for an expansion franchise in Los Angeles when the insular, six-team NHL decided to double in size for the 1967-68 season. Five groups submitted bids, giving the league's Board of Governors many options when it met... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Fifty years ago Tuesday, the expansion Los Angeles Kings were bornThere was no shortage of applicants for an expansion franchise in Los Angeles w
Fifty years ago Tuesday, the expansion Los Angeles Kings were born
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 days ago
There was no shortage of applicants for an expansion franchise in Los Angeles when the insular, six-team NHL decided to double in size for the 1967-68 season. Five groups submitted bids, giving the league's Board of Governors many options when it met... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Jets sign defenceman Dustin Byfuglien to five-year extensionThe Winnipeg Jets have signed defenceman Dustin Byfuglien to a five-year contra
Jets sign defenceman Dustin Byfuglien to five-year extension
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
The Winnipeg Jets have signed defenceman Dustin Byfuglien to a five-year contract extension with an average annual value of US$7.6 million. The 30-year-old has recorded 32 points (15 goals, 17 assists) in 52 games this season. He leads the Jets 163... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Another quick start helps Wheaties pad division leadBrandon Wheat Kings’ Ty Lewis watches the puck sail wide of Medicine Hat Tigers
Another quick start helps Wheaties pad division lead
Brandon Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Brandon Wheat Kings’ Ty Lewis watches the puck sail wide of Medicine Hat Tigers goaltender Mack Shields at Westman Place on Saturday. The Wheat Kings won 6-2, extending their East Division lead to eight points with the second-place Prince Albert... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Another quick startThe Brandon Wheat Kings will take an eight-point lead into an important East Di
Another quick start
Brandon Sun / Posted 3 days ago
The Brandon Wheat Kings will take an eight-point lead into an important East Division battle with the Prince Albert Raiders on Tuesday. Brandon struck early and struck often again on Saturday as they built up a 3-0 first-period lead and went on to... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Joffrey Lupul reflects on a changing NHL, and where he fits in itJoffrey Lupul is one of the dwindling number of NHL players who remembers what
Joffrey Lupul reflects on a changing NHL, and where he fits in it
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 4 days ago
Joffrey Lupul is one of the dwindling number of NHL players who remembers what the league was like before the salary cap. Before every team was turning the keys over to the kids. “All sports I think are always evolving but hockey’s so much different... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Another early lead helps Wheat Kings beat TigersNolan Patrick scored twice as the Brandon Wheat Kings built up a big first peri
Another early lead helps Wheat Kings beat Tigers
Brandon Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Nolan Patrick scored twice as the Brandon Wheat Kings built up a big first period lead for the second night in a row, beating the Medicine Hat Tigers 6-2 at Westman Place on Saturday. On Friday, the Wheat Kings raced out to a 4-0 lead as they beat... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Wheat Kings maul visiting CougarsJayce Hawryluk fires a shot at the Prince George Cougars nets during the second
Wheat Kings maul visiting Cougars
Brandon Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Jayce Hawryluk fires a shot at the Prince George Cougars nets during the second period of Friday night's WHL game at Westman Place. Jayce Hawryluk had a pair of first period goals as the Brandon Wheat Kings built a 4-0 lead early and went on to beat... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Top Kamloops Blazers grads who made it to the NHLWhen it comes to success in the Western Hockey League, the Kamloops Blazers are
Top Kamloops Blazers grads who made it to the NHL
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 5 days ago
When it comes to success in the Western Hockey League, the Kamloops Blazers are just about as storied as they come. One the franchise’s most notable alumni, Jarome Iginla, even compared the club to the NHL’s successful Montreal Canadiens, saying,... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Wheat Kings maul visiting CougarsJayce Hawryluk had a pair of first period goals as the Brandon Wheat Kings buil
Wheat Kings maul visiting Cougars
Brandon Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Jayce Hawryluk had a pair of first period goals as the Brandon Wheat Kings built a 4-0 lead early and went on to beat the Prince George Cougars 8-3 at Westman Place on Friday. John Quenneville had two goals and two assists, Hawryluk had three goals... Read more
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The Columbian
Jr. hockey notebook: Dougherty growing as defensemanJack Dougherty accomplished quite a bit before joining the Portland Winterhawks
Jr. hockey notebook: Dougherty growing as defenseman
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
Jack Dougherty accomplished quite a bit before joining the Portland Winterhawks. The 19-year-old WHL rookie was drafted 51st overall in 2014 by the NHL’s Nashville Predators. He scored the go-ahead goal in the championship game as Team USA won the... Read more
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CBC.ca
Mike Babcock's 5 biggest hockey victoriesWhen Mike Leclerc's one-timer from the left faceoff circle beat goalie Fred Bra
Mike Babcock's 5 biggest hockey victories
CBC.ca / Posted 7 days ago
When Mike Leclerc's one-timer from the left faceoff circle beat goalie Fred Brathwaite and stood as the game-winning goal in Anaheim's 4-2 doubling of the St. Louis Blues in October 2002, it gave then-39-year-old head coach Mike Babcock his first NHL... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Mike Babcock not dwelling on past ahead of 1000th NHL gameTORONTO — The fire by Emma Lake crackled as a jubilant Mike Babcock sipped a dr
Mike Babcock not dwelling on past ahead of 1000th NHL game
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 7 days ago
TORONTO — The fire by Emma Lake crackled as a jubilant Mike Babcock sipped a drink alongside his father. It was the summer of 2010 and Babcock was back in Saskatchewan, revelling for a moment in his recent success, which included his first Olympic... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Wheat KingsTHE WEEK THAT WAS: The Brandon went 2-2 on a four game road trip, losing 4-3 t
Wheat Kings
Brandon Sun / Posted 7 days ago
THE WEEK THAT WAS: The Brandon went 2-2 on a four game road trip, losing 4-3 to the Edmonton Oil Kings on Friday, rallying late to beat the Red Deer Rebels 2-1 on Saturday, dropping a 6-3 decision to the Calgary Hitmen on Sunday and... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
LA Kings getting quality minutes from defenseman Brayden McNabbBrayden McNabb thought he was the lead defenseman for the Kootenay Ice in 2011.
LA Kings getting quality minutes from defenseman Brayden McNabb
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 7 days ago
Brayden McNabb thought he was the lead defenseman for the Kootenay Ice in 2011. Actually he was just rehearsing for his time at Staples Center. The Ice finished third in their division of the Western Hockey League. Sometimes a team is lying in the... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
LA Kings getting quality minutes from defenseman Brayden McNabbBrayden McNabb thought he was the lead defenseman for the Kootenay Ice in 2011.
LA Kings getting quality minutes from defenseman Brayden McNabb
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
Brayden McNabb thought he was the lead defenseman for the Kootenay Ice in 2011. Actually he was just rehearsing for his time at Staples Center. The Ice finished third in their division of the Western Hockey League. Sometimes a team is lying in the... Read more
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TSN
Babcock constantly thinking one step aheadTORONTO - The fire by Emma Lake crackled as a jubilant Mike Babcock sipped a dr
Babcock constantly thinking one step ahead
TSN / Posted 8 days ago
TORONTO - The fire by Emma Lake crackled as a jubilant Mike Babcock sipped a drink alongside his father. It was the summer of 2010 and Babcock was back in Saskatchewan, revelling for a moment in his recent success, which included his first Olympic... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Not one to dwell on accomplishments, Leafs coach Babcock constantly thinking aheadTORONTO - The fire by Emma Lake crackled as a jubilant Mike Babcock sipped a dr
Not one to dwell on accomplishments, Leafs coach Babcock constantly thinking ahead
Brandon Sun / Posted 8 days ago
TORONTO - The fire by Emma Lake crackled as a jubilant Mike Babcock sipped a drink alongside his father. It was the summer of 2010 and Babcock was back in Saskatchewan, revelling for a moment in his recent success, which included his first Olympic... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Wheaties pass Warriors' test on the roadBrandon Wheat Kings defenceman James Shearer undercuts Moose Jaw Warriors winge
Wheaties pass Warriors' test on the road
Brandon Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Brandon Wheat Kings defenceman James Shearer undercuts Moose Jaw Warriors winger Nikita Popugaev to steal the puck during Tuesday’s Western Hockey League game at Mosaic Place in Moose Jaw. (MATTHEW GOURLIE/TIMES-HERALD) Nolan Patrick and Tim... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Wheat KingsNolan Patrick and Tim McGauley each scored twice as the Brandon ended their fo
Wheat Kings
Brandon Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Nolan Patrick and Tim McGauley each scored twice as the Brandon ended their four-game road trip with a 6-2 win over the Moose Jaw Warriors at Mosaic Place on Tuesday. Twenty years ago, the Brandon won their last Western... Read more
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BC Local News
Rockets calm Hurricanes to regain top spotThe Kelowna Rockets are back on top. In a showdown for first place overall in
Rockets calm Hurricanes to regain top spot
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
The Kelowna Rockets are back on top. In a showdown for first place overall in the Western Hockey League, the Rockets held off the Lethbridge Hurricanes for a 2-1 victory on Tuesday night at Prospera Place. Tomas Soustal scored both Kelowna goals... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Cyrenne has good memories of 'second home'Former Brandon Wheat Kings forward Cory Cyrenne is shown with wife Tara and dau
Cyrenne has good memories of 'second home'
Brandon Sun / Posted 9 days ago
Former Brandon Wheat Kings forward Cory Cyrenne is shown with wife Tara and daughters (front row, from left) Brynn, 7, Reese, 2 and Paige, 9. Twenty years ago, the Brandon Wheat Kings won their last Western Hockey League title, eventually losing in... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Cyrenne has good memories of 'second home'Twenty years ago, the Brandon Wheat Kings won their last Western Hockey League
Cyrenne has good memories of 'second home'
Brandon Sun / Posted 9 days ago
Twenty years ago, the Brandon Wheat Kings won their last Western Hockey League title, eventually losing in the semifinal of the Memorial Cup. In the coming weeks, the Sun will profile a player every Tuesday to find out where life has led them in the... Read more
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BC Local News
Vees Griffin Mendel accepts scholarship with Denver Pioneers— image credit: Submitted graphic In two years, Griffin Mendel will be trading
Vees Griffin Mendel accepts scholarship with Denver Pioneers
BC Local News / Posted 10 days ago
— image credit: Submitted graphic In two years, Griffin Mendel will be trading his Penticton Vees sweater for that of the Denver University Pioneers. The Vees announced on Monday that Mendel, 16, has committed to the National Collegiate Athletic... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Wheat Kings rally late to beat Red DeerRylan Toth nearly did it again on Saturday. The 19-year-old Red Deer Rebels go
Wheat Kings rally late to beat Red Deer
Brandon Sun / Posted 12 days ago
Rylan Toth nearly did it again on Saturday. The 19-year-old Red Deer Rebels goaltender was within four minutes of earning his third shutout of the season against the Brandon Wheat Kings when Nolan Patrick made a pair of plays to help his team escape... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Kal Tire buzz inspires VipersParents Weekend. Chris Crowell jersey retirement night. Oh, and Carolina Hurric
Kal Tire buzz inspires Vipers
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 12 days ago
Parents Weekend. Chris Crowell jersey retirement night. Oh, and Carolina Hurricanes goalie Eddie Lack and his coach were in the house. The buzz in the building seemed to inspire the Vernon Vipers as they rallied for an entertaining 3-2 B.C. Hockey... Read more
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Salmon Arm Observer
Kal Tire buzz inspires VipersParents Weekend. Chris Crowell jersey retirement night. Oh, and Carolina Hurric
Kal Tire buzz inspires Vipers
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 12 days ago
Parents Weekend. Chris Crowell jersey retirement night. Oh, and Carolina Hurricanes goalie Eddie Lack and his coach were in the house. The buzz in the building seemed to inspire the Vernon Vipers as they rallied for an entertaining 3-2 B.C. Hockey... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Edmonton continues Brandon dominanceBy Perry Bergson Andrew Koep had two goals as the Edmonton Oil Kings won their
Edmonton continues Brandon dominance
Brandon Sun / Posted 12 days ago
By Perry Bergson Andrew Koep had two goals as the Edmonton Oil Kings won their third straight against the Brandon Wheat Kings this season, beating them 4-3 at Rexall Place on Friday. The Oil Kings also won the first two Western Hockey League games... Read more
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NHL.com
5 things learned from CHL/NHL Top Prospects GameVANCOUVER -- Victoriaville (QMJHL) center Pascal Laberge, No. 31 on NHL Central
5 things learned from CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game
NHL.com / Posted 13 days ago
VANCOUVER -- Victoriaville (QMJHL) center Pascal Laberge, No. 31 on NHL Central Scouting's midterm ranking of North American skaters eligible for the 2016 NHL Draft, had two goals and an assist to lead Team Bobby Orr to a 3-2 victory against Team Don... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Brandon looks to make amends in AlbertaTim McGauley, seen here flipping a puck past a Swift Current Bronco player, and
Brandon looks to make amends in Alberta
Brandon Sun / Posted 13 days ago
Tim McGauley, seen here flipping a puck past a Swift Current Bronco player, and the Brandon Wheat Kings are looking for better performances this weekend when they make their second Alberta road trip of the month. (FILE PHOTO) The Brandon Wheat Kings... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Collyer hat trick leads Wheat Kings over HawksDrayson Collyer scored three times, Tristen Robins had a four-point night and T
Collyer hat trick leads Wheat Kings over Hawks
Brandon Sun / Posted 13 days ago
Drayson Collyer scored three times, Tristen Robins had a four-point night and Ty Thorpe had five assists as the Brandon Wheat Kings overcame a wild second period to beat the Pembina Valley Hawks 7-4 on Thursday in a Winnipeg Bantam AAA Hockey League... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Brandon looks to make amends in AlbertaThe Brandon Wheat Kings haven’t forgotten what happened in Red Deer against the
Brandon looks to make amends in Alberta
Brandon Sun / Posted 13 days ago
The Brandon Wheat Kings haven’t forgotten what happened in Red Deer against the Rebels four weekends ago. The team heads back to the ENMAX Centrium on Saturday (7:40 p.m., CKLQ) as part of another road trip featuring three games in three days that... Read more
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NHL.com
Sarnia's Chychrun excels in Top Prospects testingVANCOUVER -- Sarnia defenseman Jakob Chychrun provided NHL scouts one more reas
Sarnia's Chychrun excels in Top Prospects testing
NHL.com / Posted 14 days ago
VANCOUVER -- Sarnia defenseman Jakob Chychrun provided NHL scouts one more reason why they should consider him the top player at his position for the 2016 NHL Draft at First Niagara Center in Buffalo on June 24-25. Chychrun, who will captain Team... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
LA Kings vs. Avalanche, the morning after• A record of 5-5-1 since Jan. 2 does not usually cause a lot of fidgeting, but
LA Kings vs. Avalanche, the morning after
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
• A record of 5-5-1 since Jan. 2 does not usually cause a lot of fidgeting, but the Kings’ Pacific Division lead is stalled at seven points as they go into the All-Star break. Losing three of their past four at Staples Center might be the reddest... Read more
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Long Beach Press-Telegram
LA Kings vs. Avalanche, the morning after• A record of 5-5-1 since Jan. 2 does not usually cause a lot of fidgeting, but
LA Kings vs. Avalanche, the morning after
Long Beach Press-Telegram / Posted 14 days ago
• A record of 5-5-1 since Jan. 2 does not usually cause a lot of fidgeting, but the Kings’ Pacific Division lead is stalled at seven points as they go into the All-Star break. Losing three of their past four at Staples Center might be the reddest... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
LA Kings vs. Avalanche, the morning after• A record of 5-5-1 since Jan. 2 does not usually cause a lot of fidgeting, but
LA Kings vs. Avalanche, the morning after
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 14 days ago
• A record of 5-5-1 since Jan. 2 does not usually cause a lot of fidgeting, but the Kings’ Pacific Division lead is stalled at seven points as they go into the All-Star break. Losing three of their past four at Staples Center might be the reddest... Read more
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San Gabriel Valley Tribune
LA Kings vs. Avalanche, the morning after• A record of 5-5-1 since Jan. 2 does not usually cause a lot of fidgeting, but
LA Kings vs. Avalanche, the morning after
San Gabriel Valley Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
• A record of 5-5-1 since Jan. 2 does not usually cause a lot of fidgeting, but the Kings’ Pacific Division lead is stalled at seven points as they go into the All-Star break. Losing three of their past four at Staples Center might be the reddest... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
LA Kings vs. Avalanche, the morning after• A record of 5-5-1 since Jan. 2 does not usually cause a lot of fidgeting, but
LA Kings vs. Avalanche, the morning after
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 14 days ago
• A record of 5-5-1 since Jan. 2 does not usually cause a lot of fidgeting, but the Kings’ Pacific Division lead is stalled at seven points as they go into the All-Star break. Losing three of their past four at Staples Center might be the reddest... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Benson named captain, but will miss Prospects GameTo the casual hockey fan, the Top Prospects Game might seem like an all-star ga
Benson named captain, but will miss Prospects Game
Maple Ridge News / Posted 15 days ago
To the casual hockey fan, the Top Prospects Game might seem like an all-star game, where the biggest names in the sport participate in a non-contact exhibition. In fact, it’s anything but. For the past two decades, the Canadian Hockey League (CHL)... Read more
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Surrey Leader
Benson named captain, but will miss Prospects GameTo the casual hockey fan, the Top Prospects Game might seem like an all-star ga
Benson named captain, but will miss Prospects Game
Surrey Leader / Posted 15 days ago
To the casual hockey fan, the Top Prospects Game might seem like an all-star game, where the biggest names in the sport participate in a non-contact exhibition. In fact, it’s anything but. For the past two decades, the Canadian Hockey League (CHL)... Read more
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Cloverdale Reporter
Benson named captain, but will miss Prospects GameTo the casual hockey fan, the Top Prospects Game might seem like an all-star ga
Benson named captain, but will miss Prospects Game
Cloverdale Reporter / Posted 15 days ago
To the casual hockey fan, the Top Prospects Game might seem like an all-star game, where the biggest names in the sport participate in a non-contact exhibition. In fact, it’s anything but. For the past two decades, the Canadian Hockey League (CHL)... Read more
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Langley Times
Benson named captain, but will miss Prospects GameTo the casual hockey fan, the Top Prospects Game might seem like an all-star ga
Benson named captain, but will miss Prospects Game
Langley Times / Posted 15 days ago
To the casual hockey fan, the Top Prospects Game might seem like an all-star game, where the biggest names in the sport participate in a non-contact exhibition. In fact, it’s anything but. For the past two decades, the Canadian Hockey League (CHL)... Read more
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