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Leafs or Jets? Which has better shot of ending Canada's Cup drought?

June 9th will mark 25 years since the last Canadian-based club celebrated a Stanley Cup when Kirk Muller put the Montreal Canadiens ahead for good early in the second period of Game 5 of the 1993 Stanley Cup final against the Los Angeles Kings at the Montreal Forum. [embedded content] Since then, the … CBC | NHL News

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Some NHL franchises can't win for losing

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Jack Eichel has difficulty accepting the sorry state of the Buffalo Sabres, who haven’t had a sniff at the playoffs in the three years since his celebrated arrival. “When I got drafted, if you would’ve said we’d be in this position, I probably would’ve told you to give your head a shake,” Eichel told The Associated Press. ...

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Some NHL franchises can't win for losing

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Jack Eichel has difficulty accepting the sorry state of the Buffalo Sabres, who haven’t had a sniff at the playoffs in the three years since his celebrated arrival. “When I got drafted, if you would’ve said we’d be in this position, I probably would’ve told you to give your head a shake,” Eichel told The Associated Press. ...

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41-year-old Zdeno Chara signs 1-year extension with Bruins

Boston Bruins defenceman Zdeno Chara signed a contract that will take him through his 42nd birthday, and he’s already anticipating the next one. “I believe, myself, that I’m going to be playing beyond this contract,” he said on Wednesday after agreeing to a one-year deal that will pay him at least $ 5 million US. “No matter how long you ...

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Tanks for nothing: Some NHL teams can't win for losing

Jack Eichel has difficulty accepting the sorry state of the Buffalo Sabres, who haven’t had a sniff at the playoffs in the three years since his celebrated arrival. “When I got drafted, if you would’ve said we’d be in this position, I probably would’ve told you to give your head a shake,” Eichel told The Associated Press. Instead, it’s the ...

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Odds up slightly for NHL's worst team to draw No. 1 pick

The NHL announced lottery odds for this year’s entry draft, and it contains good news for the Buffalo Sabres and Ottawa Senators if the season were to end Wednesday. The chances for the team with the lowest point total to earn the No. 1 overall pick are slightly up from last year, 18.5 per cent compared to 18. As it stands, ...

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Toronto notches record win No. 46 with victory over Panthers

A night of both franchise and personal milestones saw Mitch Marner once again lead the charge for the Toronto Maple Leafs. The slick winger had a goal and an assist in Wednesday’s first-period barrage before Toronto held on to defeat the Florida Panthers 4-3 and set a new club record for wins in a season with 46. James van Riemsdyk ...

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