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David Rittich’s bizarre pre-game rituals working so far for Flames’ No. 1 goalie

CBC | NHL News Go to Source The Calgary Flames are banking on the emergence of David Rittich as their No. 1 goaltender this season. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) Masochistic is one way to describe a peculiar game-day routine of Calgary Flames netminder David Rittich.  “After every morning skate, before he gets off the ice, we go […]

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Maple Leafs send down rookie defenceman Sandin after 6-game taste of NHL

CBC | NHL News Go to Source The Toronto Maple Leafs loaned defenceman Rasmus Sandin to the Toronto Marlies after six games in the NHL on Monday. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press) The Toronto Maple Leafs recalled defenceman Kevin Gravel from the American Hockey League’s Toronto Marlies on Monday, while loaning defenceman Rasmus Sandin to the […]

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Sharks celebrate Patrick Marleau’s homecoming with Flame-filled feast

CBC | NHL News Go to Source Timo Meier, centre, of the Sharks celebrates a goal with teammates Brent Burns, left, and Logan Couture during San Jose’s 3-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Sunday. (Jeff Chiu/Associated Press) Less than a week after rejoining his former team, Patrick Marleau is already making a big impact. […]

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Jets run out of fuel in blowout loss to Penguins

CBC | NHL News Go to Source Winnipeg’s Nikolaj Ehlers is hooked by Pittsburgh’s Erik Gudbranson during the second period of the Jets’ 7-2 loss to the Penguins on Sunday. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press) Injuries may have led to a simpler game for the Pittsburgh Penguins but it worked on Sunday night, as they powered […]

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Connor McDavid staying level as Oilers’ hot start continues

CBC | NHL News Go to Source Edmonton Oilers centre Connor McDavid, left, celebrates after scoring a goal against the New York Rangers during the third period on Saturday at Madison Square Garden. (Mary Altaffer/Associated Press) Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers aren’t satisfied with their strong start. They know they can improve. McDavid scored […]

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Senators recent trade pays dividends in 1st win of season

CBC | NHL News Go to Source Vladislav Namestnikov, who was acquired in a trade on Monday, scored two goals and added an assist as the Ottawa Senators defeated the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday afternoon. (Fred Chartrand/Canadian Press) It was an afternoon of firsts for the Ottawa Senators. Vladislav Namestnikov scored his first […]

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Canucks down Flyers as Tanner Pearson comes up clutch in SO

CBC | NHL News Go to Source Tanner Pearson of the Canucks celebrates a goal against Philadelphia goalie Carter Hart during the Canucks’ 3-2 SO win over the Flyers on Saturday. (Ben Nelms/Canadian Press ) Vancouver Canucks forward Tanner Pearson was just looking for some empty space when he sent the puck flying in the […]

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Flames remain luckless in Vegas as Golden Knights snap 2-game skid

CBC | NHL News Go to Source Cody Glass, unseen, of the Golden Knights shoots on Calgary goaltender David Rittich during Vegas’ 6-2 win over the Flames on Saturday. (Benjamin Hager/Associated Press) The Vegas Golden Knights came into the season with one of the best top-six forward units in the NHL. In their latest win, […]

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Leafs beat Red Wings to halt 3-game skid

CBC | NHL News Go to Source Nicholas Shore of the Toronto Maple Leafs celebrates his first-period goal against the Detroit Red Wings in a 5-2 win for Toronto at Little Caesars Arena on Saturday. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) On a night when their biggest stars were quiet offensively, the Toronto Maple Leafs still scored plenty. […]

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Leafs lick their wounds after ‘unacceptable’ loss to Lightning

CBC | NHL News Go to Source Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock, seen above in a file photo, said Friday “there is nowhere to hide” a day after a 7-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning. (Christopher Katsarov/Canadian Press) Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock gathered his players at Toronto’s practice facility Friday […]

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