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at the Prudential Center on January 8, 2016 in Newark, New Jersey.

Claude Julien amid job trouble speculation: “My job is to fix things”

The Boston Bruins have played good hockey so far in 2016-17, yet the club’s results haven’t been where they should be. Following Friday’s 1-0 defeat to the Chicago Blackhawks, the B’s record dropped to 23-20-6, tumbling almost out of playoff position after three straight losses. Claude Julien admitted despite recent turbulence he’s not worried about […]

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Video: Pavel Datsyuk scores with his stick behind his legs

This is vintage Pavel Datsyuk. He might not be in the NHL anymore, but Datsyuk’s still got sick moves. Check out this beautiful goal from KHL action. In Datsyukian-fashion, the 38-year-old scored by sticking his stick behind his legs and beating the netminder under his arm. I miss these type of goals from Datsyuk in […]

NASHVILLE, TN - JANUARY 30:  James Neal #18 of the Nashville Predators skates with country music artist Dierks Bentley during the 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Skill Competition at Bridgestone Arena on January 30, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL to introduce the ‘Four Line Challenge’ during All-Star Skills Competition

The NHL has already cut the breakaway challenge from the All-Star Skills Competition, but a new entertaining replacement might’ve been found. Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet.ca reports the All-Star game will feature a new competition titled “The Four Line Challenge.” The new event will see players try to hit targets from particular spots on the ice. Think […]

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 17: Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers fights with Cody Eakin #20 of the Dallas Stars during the second period at Madison Square Garden on January 17, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Chris Kreider fined $5,000 for pummeling Cody Eakin with his own helmet

Chris Kreider has been fined $5,000 by the league after hitting Cody Eakin with his own helmet during a fight during last night’s New York Rangers-Dallas Stars game. Kreider grabbed Eakins’ helmet and proceeded to hit him with it during the fight, before dropping it and continuing to swing at the Stars forward. It’s a […]

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 14:  Gabriel Landeskog #92 of the Colorado Avalanche skates against the Boston Bruins at Pepsi Center on October 14, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. The Bruins defeated the Avalanche 6-2.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Landeskog on trade rumors: “I want to be an Avalanche”

If it was up to him, Gabriel Landeskog would remain captain of the Colorado Avalanche for the foreseeable future. With the Avalanche season already lost, Landeskog’s become the subject of trade rumors. Landeskog is taking the speculation in stride, admitting to Mike Chambers of the Denver Post he’s not letting them affect his game. “Whether […]

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Craig Cunningham returns to Roadrunners to standing ovation

Craig Cunningham is back in Roadrunners colors nearly two months after suffering a career-ending injury which nearly killed him. Back in November, the former Roadrunners captain nearly died after collapsing on the ice pre-game. After not hearing much regarding his condition, in December his near-death experience was detailed. Cunningham had part of his leg amputated […]

CALGARY, AB - DECEMBER 23: Nikita Tryamkin #88 of the Vancouver Canucks celebrates with his teammates after scoring against the Calgary Flames during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on December 23, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

The Canucks reportedly won’t use draft picks for playoff push

The Vancouver Canucks are basically the kings of dealing assets for vets who are supposed to help a playoff push, when in reality, the team is far from competitive. We saw this flawed team-building strategy when GM Jim Benning dealt former first-round pick Jared McCann and multiple draft picks for the steady, but unspectacular Erik Gudbranson. […]

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 05:  Troy Terry #20 of Team United States scores on goaltender Carter Hart #31 of Team Canada in a shootout during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship gold medal game at the Bell Centre on January 5, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  Team United States defeats Team Canada 5-4 in a shootout and wins the gold medal round.  (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Report: IIHF looking at ways to get rid of a medal-deciding shootouts

The IIHF is looking for ways to avoid having a shootout decide a medal-winning game. Darren Dreger of TSN.ca reported on Insider Trading officials are looking at different scenarios instead of the shootout. “They’d look at that 20-minute overtime period,” Dreger said on Insider Trading.”Is it better to start five-on-five, play for 10 minutes, shift […]

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3 surprises, 3 snubs from 2017 NHL All-Star rosters

Did hockey fans and the NHL’s Hockey Operations staff get the picks right for the 2017 All-Star Game? The NHL All-Star rosters were announced on Tuesday and per usual, there are some players on the list that are genuinely surprising and some names left off that are hard to understand why. After taking a look at […]

SUNRISE, FL - MARCH 21: Jaromir Jagr #68 of the Florida Panthers prepares for a face-off against the Boston Bruins at the BB&T Center on March 21, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. The Panthers defeated the Bruins 2-1 in a shootout. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

The unbreakable Jaromir Jagr now wants to play until he’s 55

Jaromir Jagr is just like the Energizer Bunny, his career keeps going and going and going. The 44-year-old doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon, as Jagr admitted he wants to play until he’s 55. Back in December, Jagr said he would work everyday to play until he’s 50. Now he has raised the bar. “I go […]

TORONTO, ON - OCTOBER 15:  Brandon Carlo #25 of the Boston Bruins skates against the Toronto Maple Leafs during an NHL game on October 15, 2016 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Leafs defeated the Bruins 4-1. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

The Bruins reportedly won’t include Brandon Carlo in trade talks

The Boston Bruins aren’t willing to include promising young defender Brandon Carlo in trade talks, according to Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet.ca. Speaking during Saturday’s Headlines segment on Hockey Night in Canada, Friedman said the Bruins whiffed at the idea of trading Carlo, even in the rumored package for Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog. “There was talk […]

GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 27:  Ryan Getzlaf #15 of the Anaheim Ducks skates up to a face off against the Arizona Coyotes during the first period of the NHL game at Gila River Arena on December 27, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

California labor law could allow NHL players to opt out of contracts

An interesting quirk in an obscure California law may be all it takes for NHL stars in the state to opt out of signed contracts. FanGraphs found a provision in California Labor Code Section 2855, which allows people under contract for more than seven years, to have the right to opt out of their contract. “A […]

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