Anton Slepyshev, the first overall pick in the 2011 KHL draft, has told his KHL GM that he wants to join the Edmonton Oilers next season. His KHL club has offered him a one-year deal, but Edmonton’s third-round, 88th overall selection in the 2013 draft might be heading to the Oilers. More
Ottawa Senators GM Bryan Murray will be honored with the United Way’s Community Builder of the Year award at a gala Thursday for his work in raising cancer awareness. Murray, 72, was diagnosed last June and went public with his diagnosis in July.
Anaheim's Matt Beleskey needed only 45 seconds of overtime to end Game 5 of the Western Conference final, which is nearly as shocking as the fact Chicago tied the game. It's the first overtime game of the series that hasn't gone to at least two extra frames and the first time this post-season the Blackhawks have lost in overtime.
The Ducks stormed out to a 3-0 lead Monday in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final, but the Hawks overcame a terrible first period to tie the score late in the third on a thrilling Jonathan Toews goal. Anaheim won it early in overtime, but this incredibly entertaining series is far from over.
We all know what Jonathan Toews is capable of in the playoffs, right? If we don't, we should watch what he did Monday in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final between the Hawks and Ducks. And even if we do, we should still watch him score from a nearly-impossible angle to tie it with 38 seconds in regulation.
Neither the Ducks nor Hawks have been able to win consecutive games in the Western Conference Final, and that pattern was continuing early in Game 5 Monday as Anaheim jumped out to a 2-0 lead on goals scored within 32 seconds of one another.
Former major junior coach Graham James, who served more than three years in prison for sexually abusing a number of former players including former NHLers Theoren Fleury and Sheldon Kennedy, is facing sexual assault charges in Saskatchewan from another former player who has made new allegations.
Teuvo Teravainen didn’t start the season in Chicago, but he’s made the most of his opportunities and is proving he belongs in the big league. Against Anaheim, he’s had moments of brilliance and that means good things for the Blackhawks, regardless of the outcome of the Western Conference final.
Ken Hitchcock is on the verge of signing a one-year contract extension with the St. Louis Blues, which is seven years fewer, and a lot less money, than Mike Babcock signed for with the Toronto Maple Leafs. But Hitchcock is at a point in his career where he doesn't need huge amounts of affirmation.
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