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Lightning not lending Drouin to Canada for World Juniors; Increased role in Tampa expected

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Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America General Manager Steve Yzerman announced earlier this week that the Tampa Bay Lightning will not lend forward Jonathan Drouin to Team Canada for the World Junior Championships, which are scheduled to begin December 26th in Drouins native country of Canada. Drouin, who has began his first full NHL season with the More...

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By Kyle Barber On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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The role of the backup goaltender

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images North America The goaltender position is one of the harder, if not the hardest position to play in sports. It’s not easy to stop a puck coming at you at 90 or even 100 mph. It’s More...

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By Kyle Barber On Sunday, November 9th, 2014
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What advertisements on jerseys would mean for the NHL

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America Advertisements on jerseys are coming, and though many fans are not excited about this move, its inevitable at this point. The NHL is headed on a crash course with the idea, More...

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By Dan DeSimone On Friday, November 7th, 2014
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Three Contenders In the Metropolitan Division

Source: Al Bello/Getty Images North America   The Metropolitan division has been one of the craziest in hockey throughout this young season. Only six points separate the first and sixth place teams in the division. Here More...

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By Kyle Barber On Thursday, November 6th, 2014
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Vladimir Tarasenko scores amazing goal…Again! (Video)

Remember when Vladimir Tarasenko’s goal against the New York Rangers was the goal of the year? Well, it still is, but this goal scored tonight against the New Jersey Devils was pretty good too. It’s More...

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By Kyle Barber On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
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Penguins ink Fleury to 4-year extension

Marianne Helm/Getty Images North America The Pittsburgh Penguins announced today that they have signed goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury to a new 4-year/23 million dollar extension that will keep the Pens netminder it More...

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By Kyle Barber On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
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Anton Stralman unsung hero of Bolts hot start

AP Photo/Chris O’Meara On a good team, the stars usually take the spotlight when the team is performing well. Well known players such as Steven Stamkos, Victor Hedman, and Ben Bishop are some of the names More...

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By Kyle Barber On Monday, November 3rd, 2014
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Vladimir Tarasenko scores amazing 1-handed goal (Video)

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images St.Louis Blues forward Valdimir Tarasenko scored an amazing 1-handed goal at Madison Square Garden Monday night that left jaws on the floor. This goal is the best one scored in the league More...

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By Kyle Barber On Monday, November 3rd, 2014
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Beating the Pittsburgh Penguins: Stay out of the penalty box

Claus Andersen/Getty Images North America With a record of 7-2-1 through their first 10 games of the 2014-2015 NHL regular season, the Pittsburgh Penguins are once again considered one of the elite teams in the More...

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By Kyle Barber On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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Recapping Jonathan Drouins first week in the NHL

Derek Leung/Getty Images What was once “soon” has become “now” as 19 year old phenom Jonathan Drouin has finally begun is NHL career. Through 5 games, the young winger has contributed to More...