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National Hockey League had humble beginnings 100 years ago

The five men who met on Nov. 26, 1917, to form the National Hockey League could not have dreamed of the 31-team, multi-billion-dollar enterprise it is a century later. That day the owners of the Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Wanderers, Ottawa Senators and Quebec Bulldogs, along with league president-to-be Frank Calder, drew up a document at the posh Windsor Hotel in ...

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Report: Flames' Tkachuk suspended 1 game

Marie-Philip Poulin Q&A: Olympic star talks Canada-U.S. rivalry, growth of women’s game Marie-Philip Poulin Q&A: Olympic star talks Canada-U.S. rivalry, growth of women’s game nhl … NHL | theScore PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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What we learned from the Kings' 2-1 loss to the Boston Bruins

Kings coach John Stevens might want to air the latest episode of “60 Minutes” during his next film session. The ticking clock in the opening of the show would be a swell reminder, because the description used over and over by the Kings during their four-game losing streak is that they haven’t played a full 60-minute game. They’ve lost to ...

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What we learned from the Kings' 2-1 loss to the Boston Bruins

[unable to retrieve full-text content] … skilled teams (Tampa Bay Lightning), defensive teams (San Jose Sharks and Boston Bruins) and below-average teams (Vancouver Canucks) with lapses … a 2-1 loss to the Boston Bruins on Thursday. Here’s what … … NHL News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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NHL 'not ignoring' Montreal as league celebrates centennial: Bettman

The NHL wanted to hold an outdoor game in Montreal to mark its 100th anniversary but couldn’t find a suitable venue, commissioner Gary Bettman said Friday. Holding an outdoor game indoors at the domed Olympic Stadium would be absurd, while Percival Molson Stadium, which is 102 years old, was too small and antiquated to stage a regular season hockey game ...

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Fewer slashes means more goals; NHL GMs happy with crackdown

If there are any qualms about the National Hockey League’s crackdown on slashes to the hands, they are not shared by the general managers. Teams are scoring about half a goal per game more since officials made the quick tap to the hands or the top of the stick the NHL’s most frequently called minor penalty. The rule was aimed ...

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What we learned from the Kings' 2-1 loss to the Boston Bruins

Kings coach John Stevens might want to air the latest episode of “60 Minutes” during his next film session. The ticking clock in the opening of the show would be a swell reminder, because the description used over and over by the Kings during their four-game losing streak is that they haven’t played a full 60-minute game. They’ve lost to ...

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