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David Desharnais thinks his best role is on the third line
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David Desharnais says that he thinks he can play throughout the lineup but that the "third line" is his "role." (La Presse) He said that he thinks that he can move around as the season goes on and that it's better to start on the third line and finish higher up than the other way […]

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Sidney Crosby on if Penguins can win third straight Stanley Cup title: 'Why not?'
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A day after turning 30, Sidney Crosby doesn't see the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins slowing down any time soon, suggesting a three-peat is in the cards for the back-to-back title winners. "We're going to training camp with that in mind," Crosby said, according to NHL.com's Dan Rosen. Crosby is right. The Penguins […]

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Guentzel sparks huge third period as Pens whip Preds in Game 2
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Things were going pretty well for Nashville through 40 minutes on Wednesday night. In a stunning surge — or collapse, depending where your allegiances lie — the Pittsburgh Penguins exploded for three goals in the first 3:28 of the third period to beat the Nashville Predators 4-1 in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final. […]

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Stars GM has talked about trading third overall draft pick
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The Dallas Stars are in go-for-it mode, and their general manager is willing to trade the third overall pick in the 2017 draft to give them a boost. “I have talked to other teams already about possibly moving that pick, getting an established player back,” Jim Nill told SiriusXM’s NHL Network Radio, per NHL.com. The […]

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NHL Entry Draft: Full Second Round Mock Draft, Third Edition
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NHL Entry Draft: With the Draft Lottery Now Over, 15 Team's Positions Have Been Solidified in the Draft Order. So Let's Jump Into Our Third Edition of our Second Round Mock Draft.The NHL Entry Draft is just three months away which gives everyone a bunch of time to speculate on who their …

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Ice Hockey: Favourites Canada eye third consecutive World Championship title
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Canada will take some stopping when they go in search of a third consecutive Ice Hockey World Championship title. Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper has a strong squad at his disposal for the tournament in Cologne and Paris, which gets under way on Friday. Canada beat Finland to retain their crown last year and […]

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Ovechkin practices on third line
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The Washington Capitals hit the ice for practice this morning, and Alex Ovechkin was on the third line. Ovechkin, who normally plays with Nicklas Backstrom and T.J. Oshie on the Caps’ top line, was instead skating with Lars Eller and Tom Wilson. Andre

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Caps take page out of Penguins playbook with Ovechkin on third line
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The Pittsburgh Penguins won the Stanley Cup with their best goal-scoring winger on the third line. Three lines have most certainly not been going for the Caps of late. The Penguins lead the Capitals, 3-1. Game 5 goes tomorrow at Verizon Center.

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NHL Entry Draft: Full First Round Mock Draft, Third Edition
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NHL Entry Draft: With the Draft Lottery Now Over, 15 Team's Positions Have Been Solidified in the Draft Order. So Let's Jump Into Our Third Edition of our First Round Mock Draft.The NHL Entry Draft is getting close and for every hockey fan, this is a day we all look forward too. It&rsquo…

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Ducks' Getzlaf gets third goal of period on Oilers
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Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf nails a beautiful shot to get the third score of first period on Edmonton Oilers' Cam Talbot.

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Barry Trotz says Kevin Shattenkirk's play is 'mooring' Caps' third pair
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The list of players who need to play better for the Capitals to come back in their series with the Pittsburgh Penguin is a long one. At the top of the list, however, may be defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk. A trade deadline acquisition, Shattenkirk was brought in to add balance and skill to the blue line.

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Blackhawks trade goalie Scott Darling to Hurricanes for third round draft pick
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CHICAGO – The Chicago Blackhawks have traded goalie Scott Darling to the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange a third round draft pick. The Blackhawks announced the trade in a statement saying the third round pick was “previously acquired by Carolina from the Ottawa Senators.” "We could count on Scott in any situation as he was always […]

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