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New Jets head coach Scott Arniel to speak Monday morning – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The Winnipeg Jets are set to formally introduce their new head coach Monday morning. Not that Scott Arniel needs an introduction to Winnipeg. The 61-year-old, who was named head coach, replacing the now-retired Rick Bowness, has a long history with hockey in …

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Battle of the beef: Alberta premier, Texas governor place NHL playoff bet – Edmonton

Game 1 of third round NHL playoff series between the Edmonton Oilers and Dallas Stars is on Thursday night, and politicians in each region have placed a friendly wager on the series. In a post on social media, Premier Danielle Smith said she challenged Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to a …

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Berube eyes chance to push Leafs forward

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 21, 2024 11:49 am Updated May 21, 2024 12:22 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size TORONTO – Craig Berube says the opportunity to help a team with a wealth of talent get over the hump in the …

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Oilers, Canucks face off in do-or-die Game 7

Descrease article font size Increase article font size It all comes down to this. The Edmonton Oilers and the Vancouver Canucks will face off in a do-or-die Game 7 on Monday night, to see which team will advance to the NHL Western Conference final. The best-of-seven, second-round series is tied …

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ANALYSIS: Jets’ post-playoff feeling vastly different from angst in Toronto – Winnipeg

The news Thursday that Sheldon Keefe had been dismissed in Toronto came as no surprise to anyone in the hockey world. The moment David Pastrnak put that overtime goal in the net in Game 7, the coach was being changed for the Maple Leafs. Quite a contrast, really, with how …

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Maple Leafs fire head coach Sheldon Keefe

TORONTO – Sheldon Keefe took his place in front of a dozen television cameras. The Maple Leafs head coach — on centre stage inside a small auditorium at the team’s practice facility — was optimistic about the future for both himself and the group. Keefe also understood Toronto had yet …

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Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid named Hart finalist along with MacKinnon, Kucherov – Edmonton

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 7, 2024 11:47 am 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid was named a finalist for this year’s Hart Trophy on Tuesday as he seeks to win the NHL’s most valuable player award for a second straight …

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Leafs ousted after 2-1 Game 7 OT loss to Bruins

BOSTON – Sheldon Keefe told his players hockey history would remember them one way or another. Down 3-1 in their first-round playoff series a week ago, this iteration of the Maple Leafs — left for dead by fans and media alike — could roll over and book their tee times. …

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Nylander defends Leafs’ core after playoff exit

BOSTON – William Nylander stood in a solemn visitors locker room at TD Garden just before midnight. The Maple Leafs had battled back from a 3-1 series deficit against the Boston Bruins with consecutive 2-1 victories — including one that required extra time — in their first-round playoff series to …

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Maple Leafs down Bruins 2-1 to force Game 7

TORONTO – William Nylander could barely watch the Maple Leafs’ first three playoff games as he worked his way back from injury — the nerves were almost too much. Joseph Woll didn’t enter the fray from the end of the bench until Toronto was facing elimination. Better late than never, …

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