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Canadian women's hockey league champions to meet Justin Trudeau in historic visit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has invited the Markham Thunder women’s hockey team to Parliament Hill to celebrate its Canadian championship this year. It marks the first time the Clarkson Cup champions have been invited to visit a Canadian prime minister after winning the league title. Thunder general manager Chelsea Purcell knew there were rumblings in April about the potential of ...

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Lou Lamoriello hired by Islanders as president of hockey operations

Longtime NHL executive Lou Lamoriello joined the New York Islanders on Tuesday and will have full authority in all hockey matters. The 75-year-old Lamoriello will hold the title of president of hockey operations. Son Chris Lamoriello has been the team’s assistant general manager since 2016. He comes to a team that has missed the playoffs eight of the last 12 ...

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Ex-NHLer Marian Hossa: 'I will not play hockey anymore'

​Marian Hossa is ready to say goodbye to hockey, telling Slovakian media outlet Novy Cas, “I will not play hockey anymore,” in an interview published Saturday. Hossa has been battling a skin disorder and reaction to medications cost him the 2017-18 season for the Chicago Blackhawks. He has three years left on his current contract. A 19-year NHL veteran, he ...

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Canada's Jaden Schwartz to miss remainder of hockey worlds with injury

Canada will be without the services of Jaden Schwartz when they take on Switzerland in the semifinals of the world hockey championship on Saturday. The St. Louis Blues forward will miss the remainder of the tournament with an upper-body injury, Hockey Canada announced Friday. Schwartz, 25, has posted four assists in eight games. The injury will not affect his availability ...

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Canada's Jaden Schwartz to miss remainder of hockey worlds with injury

Canada will be without the services of Jaden Schwartz when they take on Switzerland in the semifinals of the world hockey championship on Saturday. The St. Louis Blues forward will miss the remainder of the tournament with an upper-body injury, Hockey Canada announced Friday. Schwartz, 25, has posted four assists in eight games. The injury will not affect his availability ...

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Canada to face Russia in quarter-finals at hockey worlds

Just hours removed from a tightly contested overtime win over Latvia, Canada took no chances in its final preliminary round game at the world hockey championship. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had a goal and an assist as Canada finished off its round-robin schedule with a workmanlike 3-0 win over Germany on Tuesday. Less than 18 hours after Connor McDavid’s overtime winner clinched ...

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Bizarre brawl breaks out before ECHL playoff hockey game

It looked like a scene more fit for the movie ‘Goon’ than an actual professional hockey game, but sometimes life is pretty good at imitating art.  Players from the Fort Wayne Komets and Colorado Eagles got involved in a bizarre pregame fracas prior to Game 2 of their ECHL playoff series on Sunday in Colorado. The ECHL — a mid-level ...

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Finland rolls over Canada at hockey worlds

The road to the medal round got tougher for Canada on Saturday at the world hockey championship. Mikko Rantanen scored two goals as Finland beat Canada 5-1. Rantanen and Janne Pesonen scored on the power play for the Finns, who also had goals from Eeli Tolvanen and Teuvo Teravainen. Jean-Gabriel Pageau had the lone goal for Canada. Eeli Tolvanen and ...

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A five-overtime game sets hockey record, features 94 saves by just one of the goalies

The Stanley Cup playoffs are known for being one of the most thrilling and grueling postseason spectacles in all of sports, but the NHL’s minor league affiliate — the American Hockey League — also brings its fair share of playoff insanity. Just look at what happened between the LeHigh Valley Phantoms (affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers) and the Charlot… CBSSports.com ...

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