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2014-02-05 12:26:57

"Igor Larionov's Triple Overtime Radio" debuts Feb. 7 and airs during the Sochi Winter Olympics NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM announced today that it will present a special radio series with Hall of Fame center and pioneering former Russian hockey star Igor Larionov, who helped change the course of his sport's history with his fight to break down the barrier that prevented Soviet players from joining the National Hockey League. (Logo:...

2013-02-28 13:47:48

A hockey player's birthday strongly biases how professional teams assess his talent, according to a new study by Grand Valley State University researchers. The findings were published in the online journal PLOS ONE at http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0057753. The research, led by Robert Deaner, associate professor of psychology at Grand Valley State, shows that, on average, National Hockey League (NHL) draftees born between July and December are much more likely than those born in...

2009-10-03 19:21:48

Keith Tkachuk had two goals and an assist Saturday when St. Louis beat Detroit 5-3 in an NHL game in Stockholm, Sweden. Brad Boyes, Andy McDonald and Patrik Berglund also scored for the Blues, who won 4-3 in Stockholm on Friday and began a year with two wins in a row for the first time since the lockout-shortened 1995 season. Ty Conklin, a Red Wing last season, blocked 29 shots Saturday for his first win with St. Louis. Tomas Holmstrom, Niklas Kronwall and Dan Cleary scored for the Red...

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2009-10-01 14:01:04

Veteran left wing Brendan Shanahan left the NHL's New Jersey Devils Thursday due to his lack of production and diminished role on the team. The 21-year veteran, an eight-time All-Star and three-time Stanley Cup winner with the Detroit Red Wings in 1997, '98 and 2002, said the emergence of younger players in the pre-season -- Niclas Bergfors, Matt Halischuk and Ilkka Pikkarainen "“ factored in his decision the day the NHL's 2009-10 season was set to begin. When I signed this past summer,...

2009-08-05 18:35:43

Left wing Brendan Shanahan has signed a one-year contract to return to the New Jersey Devils for a 22nd NHL season. The league's leading goal-scorer among active players with 656 sat out the first half of the 2008-09 season when he was unsigned but amassed 14 points (six goals, eight assists) in 34 games when he joined New Jersey in January and added a goal and two assists in seven playoff games. Brendan Shanahan is an experienced veteran who can play in all situations and accepts any role to...

2009-07-15 22:04:20

The Colorado Avalanche will host one of four games on the first night of the 2009-10 NHL season, before which the team will retire Joe Sakic's sweater number. The NHL released it season schedule Wednesday, announcing the campaign will begin Oct. 1. Sakic recently announced his retirement and will be honored by the Avalanche on that night. Colorado will begin its season by hosting San Jose. The other opening night games will find Washington at Boston, Montreal at Toronto and Vancouver at...

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2009-07-09 18:54:32

Colorado Avalanche captain Joe Sakic retired Thursday after a 20-year NHL career during which he played on two Stanley Cup championship teams. Sakic, 40, the face of the franchise, spent his entire 20-year NHL career with Colorado or the Quebec Nordiques. He ends a productive and illustrious career with 1,641 points -- 625 goals, 1,016 assists -- with nine seasons of 30-or-more goals and six with 100-or-more points, all franchise highs. The center is eighth overall in points, 11th in assists...

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2009-07-08 13:48:02

The Philadelphia Flyers have signed defenseman Chris Pronger to a multi-year contract extension, the Cherry Hill (N.J.) Courier-Post said. No dollar figures were disclosed by the team, but the newspaper was one of several media outlets reporting that Pronger, 34, will receive $35 million over seven years. The second overall pick of the 1993 NHL draft by Hartford was acquired from Anaheim in June with prospect Ryan Dingle for forward Joffrey Lupul, defenseman Luca Sbisa, two first-round draft...

2009-06-26 21:06:59

The New York Islanders made high-scoring forward John Tavares the first pick in the 2009 NHL draft Friday. Tavares had been the NHL's scouting system's top-ranked player all year, having produced 58 goals and 104 points last season for the London Knights in the Ontario Hockey League. He was that league's MVP and was also selected as the top forward at the 2009 World Junior Championships. John has been a game-breaking type of player at every level and will add a scoring touch to our lineup,...


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