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Bay Area pro sports teams unite to donate $450K for North Bay fire relief efforts
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SANTA CLARA – Bay Area professional sports teams including the Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers, Oakland A's, San Jose Earthquakes, San Francisco Giants, San Jose Sharks and the Golden State Warriors today announced a collective donation of $450,000 to support North Bay fire relief efforts. The teams have established a YouCaring site www.youcaring.com/firerelief for fans to […]

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Brandon Saad recalls the greatness of Team North America
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Brandon Saad remembers the lineup looking pretty good from the start. The Blackhawks forward was considered an elder statesman on that 23-and-under Team North America but what the group lacked in experience it made up for in confidence. “Right away when you looked at the roster and saw the speed and skill we had and […]

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Top 25 under 25: Jens Lööke comes to North America at #18
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20-Jens Lööke- Right Wing Where Did He Come From? 3rd round of the 2015 draft at #83 Rank in last year’s 21 under 21? 22 Name Pronunciation: Patrik Bexell was nice enough to pronounce it for us in an audio file. Click here or listen blew. Player Stats & Rankings Age: 20 Position: Right Wing 2016-17 Point […]

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Report: Hurricanes close to being sold, will remain in North Carolina
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Chuck Greenberg, a former co-owner of the Texas Rangers, is close to purchasing the NHL’s Hurricanes for approximately $500 million in a deal that will keep the team in North Carolina, according to Scott Soshnick of Bloomberg. .@NHLCanes have signed a letter of intent to sell to former Texas Rangers owner Chuck Greenberg. Agreement keeps […]

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Blues first round pick Kostin has sights set on playing in North America
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HAZELWOOD, Mo. — It was the first day of prospects camp for the St. Louis Blues last week and setting up shop on the left faceoff dot was the 31st pick of the 2017 NHL Draft, Klim Kostin. Kostin, a big, powerful, imposing-looking 6-foot-3, 196-pound player with the raw ability of skill and size, was […]

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Ilya Samsonov still a year away from playing North American hockey
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Finding a starting goalie in the NHL can be tricky and it can take years for teams to find a quality starting netminder. Just aPhiladelphiadlephia Flyers or the Dallas Stars. The Capitals, however, don’t have to worry about that. Not only does Washington have a Vezina Trophy-winning goalie in Braden Holtby, they also have a goalie […]

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Minnesota Wild auctioning off North Stars warm-up jerseys
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Photo of Zach Parise tweeted out by the Minnesota Wild. The Minnesota Wild are auctioning off signed Minnesota North Stars jerseys Wild players wore during warm-ups before a game this past season. On April 4 before their game against the Carolina Hurricanes at Xcel Energy Center, the Wild had their players wear 1967 replica North […]

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Minnesota Wild pay tribute to North Stars in warm-ups (Puck Daddy)
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Photo of Zach Parise tweeted by Minnesota Wild. Some players on the Minnesota Wild went all out to honor the Minnesota North Stars for a pre-game tribute Tuesday. The Wild had their players wear 1967 replica North Stars jerseys during warm-ups to honor the franchise that came to Minnesota 50 seasons ago.

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NHL leads North American sports in midseason coach firings
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The 38 in-season firings of an NHL coach over the past 10 years:

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German Rubtsov Made The Right Decision Coming To North America
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Philadelphia Flyers 2016 first rounder German Rubtsov is in North America.The Philadelphia Flyers selected German Rubtsov with the 22nd overall pick in the 2016 NHL Entry draft. Rubtsov collected 12 goals and 26 points in 28 games played for team Russia’s MHL under-18 program in his draf…

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North Dakota's Shane Gersich nets OT winner with gorgeous spin-o-rama (Video) (Puck Daddy)
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The crowd at Ralph Engelstad Arena in North Dakota got to go home Friday in a good mood after witnessing one of the goals of the season. The Fighting Hawks beat the Denver Pioneers 2-1 in overtime, thanks to this gorgeous spin-o-rama goal from sophomore Shane Gersich. Afterward, Gerisch, a 2014 fifth-round pick by the […]

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Oh, Canada! Canadiens, Oilers start strong north of border (The Associated Press)
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A season after every Canadian team was shut out of the NHL playoffs for the first time since 1970, two teams north of the border are off to strong starts. The Montreal Canadiens and Edmonton Oilers made major moves in the offseason that have panned out so far, helping them build the largest divisional leads […]

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