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Good News On Gordie

By NOAH TRISTER  AP Sports Writer DETROIT (AP) _ Gordie Howe’s family says the hockey great has made a dramatic improvement after he participated in a stem cell clinical trial. The 86-year-old Howe had a […]

12/19/2014

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Five Facts About Jean Beliveau

Over the last week a hockey legend has been remembered. Jean Beliveau died on December 2nd at the age of 83. Here are some facts about the legend…

12/10/2014

Gordie Howe, 1997 file photo (Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Mr. Hockey May Leave Hospital

DETROIT (AP) _ Gordie Howe’s family was hopeful the hockey great would be out of the hospital before the end of the night Wednesday after being treated for dehydration. In a statement released by the […]

12/03/2014

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Legends Playing for Other Teams

Watching New Jersey Devils Hall of Famer Martin Brodeur play for the St. Louis Blues sparks memories of other star athletes who ended their careers outside the cities in which they became legends. Here’s some of the most memorable.

12/03/2014

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5 Early Stanley Cup Favorites

Here are the five teams who are most likely to hoist Lord Stanley in June.

10/08/2014

2014 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game One

No Plans For NHL Expansion

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is flattered that North American cities without hockey teams are interested in adding one to their towns, but it just isn’t in the plans.

10/07/2014

Joel Quenneville (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images,) Kevin Dineen (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Former Whalers Teammates Back Together Again

Joel Quenneville and Kevin Dineen are together again. Dineen was hired Monday as an assistant coach to Quenneville with the Chicago Blackhawks. They were teammates with the Hartford Whalers for six seasons from 1984 to 1990.

07/14/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 13:  Goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings attempts to make a save in double overtime against the New York Rangers during Game Five of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Hamden’s Quick, Kings Beat Rangers In 2OT, Win Stanley Cup

Alec Martinez scored 14:43 into the second overtime, and the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup for the second time in three years with a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers in Game 5 on Friday night.

06/14/2014

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5 ‘Easiest Targets’ in Sports

After last week’s Game 1 of the NBA Finals, Heat forward LeBron James called himself the “easiest target in sports” after leaving the game in the fourth quarter with cramps. But he is not alone in being an “easy target” around the sports world.

06/11/2014

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Big Night For Connecticut’s Jonathan Quick At Garden

Connecticut’s Jonathan Quick, All-Star goalie for the Los Angeles Kings, had his best game of the NHL finals by far, making 32 saves in their 3-0 victory over New York in Game 3 on Monday night. Quick played for Hamden High and Avon Old Farms.

06/10/2014