4:08 PM ET After a great — and inspirational — season on the ice, there was one save that Robin Lehner couldn’t make. Lehner on Saturday tweeted that he received his Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, which is awarded to the NHL player who “best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.” One
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To many, the Los Angeles Kings are known for being a part of hockey’s greatest transaction. However, the franchise has also made some decisions that flat out didn’t go in their favor. Players that were sent away heavily impacted their new organizations, while players shipped to Los Angeles did the opposite. Let’s take a look
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The St. Louis Blues today announced that Jim Johnson has been named an associate coach with the San Antonio Rampage, joining head coach Drew Bannister’s staff for the 2019-20 season. Johnson, who turns 57 on Friday, most recently spent three seasons as an assistant coach with the National Hockey League’s Edmonton Oilers (2015-18). He has
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As teams continue to reinforce their rosters for the upcoming season, the Carolina Hurricanes’ biggest improvements may come from within. The Hurricanes’ prospect pool is headlined by winger Andrei Svechnikov and center Martin Necas, two former first-round picks in 2018 and 2017, respectfully. They have taken slightly different paths to the NHL since being drafted,
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Andrew D. Bernstein/NHLI Matt Luff exudes a friendly and carefree innocence as a charm. He’s always smiling, he’s approachable and he possesses a boyish charisma similarly seen across junior hockey college dressing rooms. This is a player who’d otherwise be an upper-classman in the NCAA, a likely senior. He recently turned 22. 22-year-olds have lots
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Remember Karri Ramo, Calgary Flames fans? How about Joey MacDonald? Joni Ortio? Of course we all remember Brian Elliott. Since Mikka Kiprusoff retired after the 2012-13 season, the Flames have had 10 goaltenders who have played 10 or more games in the Flaming C. Obviously this is not a path towards success, but consistent goaltending
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10:15 AM ET Associated Press ELMONT, N.Y. — The New York state board responsible for economic development has approved a $1.3 billion project to build a 19,000-seat arena for the New York Islanders at Belmont Park. Newsday reports the six members of the Empire State Development board voted Thursday in favor of the complex that
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The St. Louis Blues today announced that Jim Johnson has been named an assistant coach with the San Antonio Rampage, joining head coach Drew Bannister’s staff for the 2019-20 season. Johnson, who turns 57 on Friday, most recently spent three seasons as an assistant coach with the National Hockey League’s Edmonton Oilers (2015-18). He has
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The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free-agent defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk to a one-year, $1.75 million contract. Shattenkirk was recently bought out by the New York Rangers after year two of his four-year, $26.6 million deal. The right-handed defender didn’t live up to expectations in the Big Apple, collecting just seven goals and 44 assists for
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