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May 31st, 2012 at 6:02 PM
Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames unveiled new head coach Bob Hartley to the local media at a press conference at the Scotiabank Saddledome early Thursday afternoon. General manager Jay Feaster was full praise, not only for his long-time friend Hartley, but for...
May 31st, 2012 at 3:45 PM
Detroit Red Wings

Nicklas Lidstrom's career was truly historic, and as such he impacted a great number of people in the hockey community, specifically the players.  From the opponents he tormented with his excellence, to the teammates who were proud to serve by his...
May 31st, 2012 at 3:07 PM
Detroit Red Wings

The time has come, as it has for all great hockey players.  The time is now for Nicklas Lidstrom, captain of the Detroit Red Wings. After 20 seasons in the National Hockey League, Lidstrom has announced his retirement from the game of...
May 31st, 2012 at 12:57 PM
Calgary Flames

After weeks of speculation and searching, the Calgary Flames have found their man. The club announced on Thursday morning that they have hired Bob Hartley as the team's 15th head coach (and 17th in franchise history). As of press time, Hartley...
May 31st, 2012 at 9:12 AM
Carolina Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes currently own the eighth overall pick in the 2012 Entry Draft, but it's being speculated that they may be willing to part with that selection in return for NHL-ready talent. John Forslund, the team's television play-by-play...
May 31st, 2012 at 7:54 AM
Atlanta Thrashers

Alexander Ovechkin and Ilya Kovalchuk have something in common. They are both left wingers from Russia who were drafted first overall and signed to over decade-long contracts. Strangely enough they are even the exact same height (6’3’’) and...
May 31st, 2012 at 12:38 AM
Los Angeles Kings

Capitalizing on opportunities ended up being crucial in Game One.  Especially when those opportunities come so few and far between.  With both clubs feeling each other out in the early going and shaking off the rust in an attempt to click, the Los...