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Remembering Blackhawks legend Stan Mikita

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Chicago Blackhawks great Stan Mikita has passed at the age of 78. He leaves behind a legacy that will be remembered by hockey fans forever. … CBC | NHL News

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Low attendance at Alberta's first Hlinka Gretzky Cup

The world’s best young hockey players are competing in Alberta this week, but despite the display of impressive talent, attendance has been low at some games. The annual Hlinka Gretzky Cup kicked off on Monday, bringing the top under-18 NHL prospects together in Edmonton and Red Deer. Attendance has been dismal at some of the daytime games, with large sections ...

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30 years ago, the Wayne Gretzky trade shook a nation

[unable to retrieve full-text content] It’s been 30 years since The Great One uttered the words “I promised Mess I wouldn’t do this” and shocked the sporting world. The Gretzky trade sent Canada into mourning, and the NHL into expansion. … CBC | NHL News

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On anniversary of his trade, Gretzky more focused on hockey's future

On the eve of the 30th anniversary of his stunning trade from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings on Aug. 9 1988, Wayne Gretzky was more focused on the future of hockey than his own past. Holding a press conference in support of the Hlinka Gretzky Cup under-18 hockey tournament in Edmonton, the top scorer in NHL history ...

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Tarasenko on track to begin year after reconstructive shoulder surgery

St. Louis Blues winger Vladimir Tarasenko skated with the team Monday for the first time since undergoing reconstructive surgery on his left shoulder in April. Tarasenko appears to be on track to take part in training camp in September. His original timetable for recovery was set at four to six months, and he wasn’t set to be re-evaluated by the ...

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Blackhawks legend Stan Mikita dead at 78

When Stan Mikita got back together with the Chicago Blackhawks, it was clear how much the reconciliation meant to the Hall of Fame forward. He became a team ambassador, and then got a bronze statue outside the United Center. He was a regular at home games, drawing loud cheers when he was shown on the videoboard, often with former teammate ...

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