NHL

Blake Wheeler says now is the time for Winnipeg Jets to make playoff push

Before training camp even began, Blake Wheeler set the bar for the Winnipeg Jets. It’s basically playoffs or bust this season for the NHL club’s second-year captain. “It’s got to be this year, it just has to be,” Wheeler told reporters after an informal skate in late August. “It’s been a lot of the same thing. We have enough talent, ...

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Blake Wheeler says now is the time for Winnipeg Jets to make playoff push

Before training camp even began, Blake Wheeler set the bar for the Winnipeg Jets. It’s basically playoffs or bust this season for the NHL club’s second-year captain. “It’s got to be this year, it just has to be,” Wheeler told reporters after an informal skate in late August. “It’s been a lot of the same thing. We have enough talent, ...

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NHL roundup: Leafs trim roster to 26, Canucks cut 4

The Toronto Maple Leafs moved closer to their opening day roster with a round of cuts Monday, but decisions remain on the blue line. The NHL team trimmed down to 26 by sending 15 players to the AHL Marlies, waiving six others and returning winger Carl Grundstrom back to Sweden. The Leafs, who open the season Wednesday in Winnipeg, have ...

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Golden Knights offer 'prayers, heartfelt condolences' in wake of mass shooting

On the heels of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, Las Vegas’ only major professional sports franchise offered its support to the city in a heartfelt message. Here is the statement from the Golden Knights: <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/PrayForVegas?s… NHL | theScore PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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Jaromir Jagr to sign with Calgary Flames: reports

Veteran free agent Jaromir Jagr has reportedly committed to joining the Calgary Flames for the upcoming NHL season, according to multiple sources. The 45-year-old, who is second on the league’s career points list with 1,914, is expected to sign a one-year, $ 1-million US deal with an additional $ 1 million in bonuses, according to hockey insiders Elliotte Friedman and Pierre LeBrun. ...

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Jaromir Jagr reportedly agrees to deal with Calgary Flames, his ninth NHL team

The legendary NHL career of Jaromir Jagr isn’t over just yet. Just days before the new season is set to begin, the 45-year-old Czech winger has reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with the Calgary Flames. <figure class="media-embed embed–type-twitter-tweet media-em… CBSSports.com NHL Headlines PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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IIHF considering coach's challenges for 2018 Olympics

The NHL won’t be sending its players to Pyeongchang, South Korea, for the Winter Olympics in February, but that’s seemingly not stopping some of the league’s newest rules from featuring prominently. According to International Ice Hockey Federation president Rene Fasal, the IIHF is planning to review the possibility of including coach’s challenges at the 2018 Games. “We will have consultations ...

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