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Roman Josi's goal and two assists propel Predators to a 3-2 victory against the Jets.

Roman Josi’s goal and two assists propel Predators to a 3-2 victory against the Jets.

The Canadian Press Mon, November 27, 2023, at 1:03 a.m. EST · 2 min read In the NHL matchup between the Nashville Predators and the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday night, Roman Josi’s stellar performance, contributing a goal and two assists, fueled Nashville to a 3-2 victory. This win marked the Predators’ fifth consecutive triumph, while simultaneously halting the Jets’ five-game winning streak. Yakov Trenin and Gustav Nyquist also showcased their scoring prowess, with Juuse Saros guarding the net and making an impressive 33 saves. “We’re capable of winning these tough games,” Saros expressed. “It’s a good sign for the whole ...

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Alouettes' Marc-Antoine Dequoy delivers scathing criticism of CFL and media in impassioned

Alouettes’ Marc-Antoine Dequoy delivers scathing criticism of CFL and media in impassioned

On Monday, Montreal Alouettes defensive back Marc-Antoine Dequoy offered clarification for his post-game comments that stirred up social media. In the midst of celebrating the Grey Cup triumph, Dequoy, who played a pivotal role in the Alouettes’ unexpected postseason success, took the opportunity to express his grievances with the CFL and media coverage during an interview with RDS, the Francophone branch of the popular sports network TSN. Marc-Antoine Dequoy's speech for the ages (TRANSLATED TO ENGLISH) pic.twitter.com/1zmmesLLmw — HFTV (@HFTVSports) November 20, 2023 In the animated interview, Dequoy criticized what he perceived as a lack of French representation during the ...

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Prince Harry Conducts Ceremonial Puck Drop at Vancouver Canucks Game, 21 Years Following Queen Elizabeth's Appearance

Prince Harry Conducts Ceremonial Puck Drop at Vancouver Canucks Game, 21 Years Following Queen Elizabeth’s Appearance

The Duke of Sussex continued a royal tradition on Monday night by participating in a ceremonial puck drop at a Vancouver Canucks hockey game against the San Jose Sharks, just as his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, had done 21 years ago. In 2002, during her 11-day tour of Canada for her Golden Jubilee, Queen Elizabeth made a ceremonial puck drop at a Canucks and Sharks game in Vancouver. The National Hockey League honored the Queen by rolling out the red carpet for her, with hockey legend Wayne Gretzky presenting her with the ceremonial puck. The crowd erupted in cheers as Queen ...

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Hughes Matches Career-High Goal Tally in Two-Point Performance as Canucks Defeat Sharks 3-1

Hughes Matches Career-High Goal Tally in Two-Point Performance as Canucks Defeat Sharks 3-1

VANCOUVER — Quinn Hughes prioritizes winning over personal statistics, despite his impressive numbers. Hughes matched his career-high in goals with his eighth of the season as the Vancouver Canucks secured a 3-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Monday. Adding an assist to his goal, the defenseman now leads the NHL points race with 30. “Yeah, I mean I was second in the league for defensemen last year. You know, it doesn’t really mean much at the end of the day,” commented the Canucks captain after the game. “I wanted to be in the playoffs, and be on a ...

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Hagel Nets Overtime Winner as Lightning Triumph 5-4 Over Eastern Conference-Leading Bruin

Hagel Nets Overtime Winner as Lightning Triumph 5-4 Over Eastern Conference-Leading Bruin

In Tampa, Florida, Steven Stamkos netted the equalizing goal with a mere 4.8 seconds remaining in regulation, and Brandon Hagel secured the victory with an overtime breakaway at 1:19, as the Tampa Bay Lightning triumphed 5-4 over the Eastern Conference-leading Boston Bruins on Monday night. Contributing goals for the Lightning were Tanner Jeannot, Nicholas Paul, and Austin Watson, with Jonas Johansson making 22 saves. Victor Hedman played a pivotal role, keeping a clearing attempt in the Boston zone and setting up both Stamkos’ crucial goal and Hagel’s overtime winner. On the Boston side, Pavel Zacha, David Pastrnak, John Beecher, and ...

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banners of the Bruins' victorious 1970 and 1972 Stanley Cup teams are now proudly elevated to the rafters.

banners of the Bruins’ victorious 1970 and 1972 Stanley Cup teams are now proudly elevated to the rafters.

In a celebratory event during the Boston Bruins’ 100th season festivities, the Stanley Cup-winning teams of 1970 and 1972 were finally granted the honor of raising their banners to the rafters on Saturday night. This marked a significant moment as part of the tribute to the “Big Bad Bruins Era” spanning from 1960 to 1976, during which the team secured championships in ’70 and ’72. Surprisingly, there had never been a formal ceremony to hoist the banners in recognition of these achievements. Before facing off against their long-time rivals, the Montreal Canadiens, key members of those historic teams, including Hall ...

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NHL Schedule Highlights Anticipated Return of Hart as Flyers Face Hurricanes.

NHL Schedule Highlights Anticipated Return of Hart as Flyers Face Hurricanes.

Oilers Seek Third Consecutive Win Against Kraken; Horvat’s Return to Vancouver with Islanders Welcome to the NHL On Tap, where three NHL.com writers highlight the most anticipated events from Wednesday’s schedule. Here are their picks for the four games: Related How to watch and stream NHL games Hart Expected to Return for Flyers Goalie Carter Hart is anticipated to make a comeback for the Philadelphia Flyers as they face the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena (7:30 p.m. ET; MAX, TNT, TVAS). Hart, who missed five games due to a mid-body injury and two games from food poisoning, holds a 4-3-0 ...

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Thompson sidelined on a week-to-week basis for the Sabres due to an upper-body injury.

Thompson sidelined on a week-to-week basis for the Sabres due to an upper-body injury.

In Buffalo, Tage Thompson is facing an indefinite absence for the Sabres following an upper-body injury sustained during a 5-2 defeat against the Boston Bruins at KeyBank Center on Tuesday. The center took a shot from Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy during the second period while the Sabres were on the penalty kill. Although he attempted to play through the discomfort, Thompson left the game at 11:05 once the puck cleared the zone. This setback comes after he missed the final 15 minutes of the first period due to a lower-body injury caused by a cut from McAvoy’s skate, but he ...

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A milestone in NHL history was achieved as the Avalanche, Bruins, and Golden the season with an unprecedented 6-0-0 record.

A milestone in NHL history was achieved as the Avalanche, Bruins, and Golden the season with an unprecedented 6-0-0 record.

The Vegas Golden Knights, reigning Stanley Cup champions, have continued their winning ways into the new season. The Boston Bruins, who had an early playoff exit last spring, are working on finding their game, and the Colorado Avalanche are notching victories despite not yet playing their best hockey. Together, these three teams have made history, marking the first time in NHL history that three teams have kicked off a season with at least six consecutive wins. Vegas, in particular, is on a remarkable run, with seven consecutive victories already, making it the best start for a reigning champion. They are ...

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Capitals stage a third-period comeback, securing a 6-4 victory against the Devils.

Capitals stage a third-period comeback, securing a 6-4 victory against the Devils.

In Newark, New Jersey, the Washington Capitals showcased a thrilling 6-4 comeback win over the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday night, led by Connor McMichael’s decisive goal early in the third period and Hunter Shepard’s solid 18 saves during his NHL debut. McMichael notched his second goal of the season at 2:09 of the third, pushing the Capitals ahead 5-4 after Dylan Strome tied the game at 4 just 18 seconds into the final period with a power-play goal. A notable highlight was Alex Ovechkin’s late empty-net goal at 18:25, marking the 824th goal of his illustrious NHL career. Capitals ...

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Woll delivers strong performance as Maple Leafs secure a 4-1 victory against struggling Capitals.

Woll delivers strong performance as Maple Leafs secure a 4-1 victory against struggling Capitals.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Auston Matthews netted his seventh goal of the season, Joseph Woll made an impressive 36 saves, and the Toronto Maple Leafs handed the Washington Capitals their fourth loss in five games with a 4-1 victory on Tuesday night. Alex Ovechkin, the Capitals’ star, scored his first goal of the season, marking his 823rd in his NHL career, now only 71 behind Wayne Gretzky’s record. Ovechkin had a staggering 14 shots on goal during the game, including an unsuccessful penalty shot. Woll managed to thwart Ovechkin’s penalty shot attempt early in the second period, bringing Ovechkin’s career record ...

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Hartman Dominates with 5 Points as Wild Triumph over Oilers

Hartman Dominates with 5 Points as Wild Triumph over Oilers

In a thrilling match at the Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday, Ryan Hartman’s extraordinary performance led the Minnesota Wild to a 7-4 triumph against the Edmonton Oilers. Hartman showcased his prowess with a hat trick and two assists, while teammates Mats Zuccarello and Joel Eriksson Ek also made significant contributions, each securing a goal and an assist. Kirill Kaprizov and Jake Middleton showcased remarkable teamwork, each earning three assists for Minnesota (3-2-1), who were determined to bounce back after suffering two consecutive losses. Filip Gustavsson demonstrated his skill with 25 saves, safeguarding the Wild’s lead. Edmonton (1-4-1) fought hard, with ...

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Lions have decided to release veteran wide receiver Marvin Jones, who has expressed

Lions have decided to release veteran wide receiver Marvin Jones, who has expressed

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have made the difficult decision to release veteran wide receiver Marvin Jones. Jones shared on his Instagram account that he is temporarily stepping away from football to attend to a personal family matter. In his Instagram post, Jones stated, “Although this was no easy decision, I cannot be the person/player that I need to be for this team as well as tend to my family from afar.” Jones has relocated his wife and five children from Miami to San Diego and intends to sign with an NFL team on the West Coast. ...

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Toffoli's Hat Trick Propels Devils to Victory Over Canadiens

Toffoli’s Hat Trick Propels Devils to Victory Over Canadiens

In a commanding performance, Tyler Toffoli secured a hat trick for the New Jersey Devils, sealing a 5-2 victory against the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre. Toffoli’s final goal came as an empty-netter in the last 26 seconds, marking his fifth NHL hat trick. Jack Hughes showcased exceptional playmaking skills with four assists, while Vitek Vanecek demonstrated his prowess with 27 saves for New Jersey (3-1-1), who capitalized on 2 of 4 power play opportunities. Toffoli praised Hughes’ game-changing abilities, highlighting how he creates space and eases pressure for the team. The Devils currently lead the NHL with an impressive ...

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Oettinger's 38 Saves Propel Stars to Victory Over Penguins

Oettinger’s 38 Saves Propel Stars to Victory Over Penguins

In a formidable display of skill, the Dallas Stars outplayed the Pittsburgh Penguins, securing a decisive 4-1 victory at PPG Paints Arena on Tuesday. Jake Oettinger stood as an impenetrable force in goal, making an impressive 38 saves to secure the win. Contributions from Jason Robertson and Thomas Harley proved crucial, as each player notched a goal and an assist. Evgenii Dadonov and Wyatt Johnston also found the back of the net for the Stars (4-0-1), who continue their winning streak with three consecutive victories. Oettinger reflected on the team’s performance, acknowledging the challenge posed by the Penguins: “They’re a ...

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Canucks Secure Early 2nd Period Goals to Defeat Predators

Canucks Secure Early 2nd Period Goals to Defeat Predators

In Nashville, the Vancouver Canucks wrapped up their five-game road stint with an impressive 3-2 triumph over the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena this Tuesday. Thatcher Demko showcased his skills with 16 crucial saves, steering the Canucks (4-2-0) to their second consecutive win. Juuse Saros stood tall in the Predators’ net, making 21 saves, but it wasn’t enough to keep them from losing for the first time in three games (3-4-0). The action kicked off with Ilya Mikheyev notching the first goal for the Canucks at 4:29 of the opening period. A well-placed wrist shot ricocheted off Predators’ defenseman Roman ...

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Senators pay tribute to Craig Anderson with extended ceremony, exclusive goalies-only ceremonial faceoff.

Senators pay tribute to Craig Anderson with extended ceremony, exclusive goalies-only ceremonial faceoff.

Craig Anderson concluded his tenure with the Senators by signing a one-day contract, marking his official retirement after a decade-long association with the organization. “I chose not to make a formal retirement announcement because I wanted to retire as a Senator,” Anderson expressed during the retirement ceremony. “Being a part of this means everything to me and my family. There’s a whirlwind of emotions.” Craig Anderson has officially retired as an Ottawa Senator. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/CAkc6DMLgl — Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) October 24, 2023 Ahead of the game against the Buffalo Sabres, Anderson and his family were honored with a heartfelt video tribute ...

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Avalanche Triumph Over Islanders, Establish New NHL Record for Consecutive Road Victories

Avalanche Triumph Over Islanders, Establish New NHL Record for Consecutive Road Victories

ELMONT, N.Y. — Mikko Rantanen’s outstanding performance led the Colorado Avalanche to a historic 7-4 victory against the New York Islanders at UBS Arena on Tuesday. Rantanen’s goal and three assists showcased his exceptional skill. This win extends Colorado’s incredible regular-season road winning streak to 15 games, a record in NHL history. Surpassing the Buffalo Sabres’ streak from April 3-November 13, 2006, the Avalanche have set a new standard. Cale Makar contributed a goal and two assists, while Ryan Johansen netted two goals for the Avalanche (6-0-0). This achievement equals their longest season-opening winning streak since relocating from Quebec in ...

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Reinhart Extends Scoring Streak to 5 Games as Panthers Triumph Over Sharks

Reinhart Extends Scoring Streak to 5 Games as Panthers Triumph Over Sharks

In a Tuesday night showdown at Amerant Bank Arena, Sam Reinhart showcased his scoring prowess, netting his seventh goal of the season in the Florida Panthers’ 3-1 victory against the struggling San Jose Sharks. Reinhart’s power play goal, coming at 15:23 of the second period, was the tiebreaker, capitalizing on a rebound from Oliver Ekman-Larsson’s powerful shot. Reinhart, who has now scored in five consecutive games, expressed his satisfaction with his early-season performance, stating, “I don’t think I have ever had a [hot streak] this early in a season, and it is nice… To start like this is nice.” In ...

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Post-Game Report: Draisaitl Breaks Oilers' Franchise Record for Power-Play Goals

Post-Game Report: Draisaitl Breaks Oilers’ Franchise Record for Power-Play Goals

In a dazzling display of skill, German hockey sensation Leon Draisaitl asserted his dominance over the Nashville Predators, netting two power-play goals on Tuesday. This achievement marked the 127th and 128th power-play goals of his illustrious career, catapulting him to the summit of the Edmonton Oilers’ all-time power-play goal record. Teammate Zach Hyman, who also had a stellar performance with four points, marveled at Draisaitl’s accomplishment. “And counting. Pretty good,” Hyman exclaimed, acknowledging the rarity of achieving 128 power-play goals before the age of 30. Draisaitl’s first record-setting goal came in the first period, as he one-timed a pass from ...