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National Hockey League Names Wayne Gretzky Centennial Ambassador
September 27th, 2016 at 3:20 PM
Via the National Hockey League: The National Hockey League announced today that the incomparable Wayne Gretzky will serve as the official Centennial Ambassador in conjunction with its year-long celebration in 2017. Gretzky, the NHL’s all-time leader in goals (894), assists (1,963) and points (2,857) as well as numerous other records, will make...

Team Canada and Team Europe to Meet in World Cup of Hockey 2016 Final
September 27th, 2016 at 8:01 AM
Via the National Hockey League: Team Canada and Team Europe will meet in the best-of-three World Cup of Hockey 2016 Final beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. ET (ESPN, CBC, TVAS). Game 2 is set for Thursday, Sept. 29 at 8 p.m. ET (ESPN2, CBC, TVAS) and Game 3...

Team Europe Advances to World Cup of Hockey 2016 Final
September 26th, 2016 at 9:16 AM
Tomas Tatar scored 3:43 into overtime to give Team Europe a 3-2 semifinal victory against Team Sweden at Air Canada Centre on Sunday. With the win they secured a spot in the best-of-3 final against Team Canada, which begins on Tuesday (8 p.m. ET; ESPN, CBC, TVA Sports). "We all wanted...

Team Canada Defeats Team Russia 5-3 Advancing to Finals
September 25th, 2016 at 8:19 AM
Sydney Crosby scored once and set up two goals by Brad Marchand, helping Team Canada gain a 5-3 victory against Team Russia at Air Canada Centre on Saturday, and advancing to the semifinal. "I think that's one thing that makes him such a good player, his determination, and he always comes...

New York Rangers Training Camp Day One
September 23rd, 2016 at 1:52 PM
The New York Rangers said they have something to prove in training camp after last season. "I think so, yeah," said defenseman Marc Staal to BlueshirtsUnited.com. "I think we're a group that me and a lot of other guys have a feeling like we almost have to prove ourselves over again....