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Teemu Pulkkinen Gets Long-Awaited Call-Up to Detroit

When you think of a signature shot, you think Brett Hull. Tremendous scoring ability? Jarri Kurri. Combining a wicked shot with an uncanny scoring ability? You have Teemu Pulkkinen. While comparisons to either of these players are very premature at the NHL level, Pulkkinen has a background and potential to make it a conversation. The 23-year old was taken 111th…

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Canadiens Recall Christian Thomas From Bulldogs

The Following is a press release from the Montreal Canadiens. CANADIENS RECALL CHRISTIAN THOMAS FROM BULLDOGS, ASSIGN DILLON FOURNIER TO NAILERS Thomas tied for second on ‘Dogs in goals with nine MONTREAL, QUE. – Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs general manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Canadiens have recalled forward Christian Thomas from the Bulldogs. Also, forward Stefan Fournier has…


Nic Petan Puts Himself on Map After World Junior Wonders

Portland Winterhawk Nic Petan managed to create some hype among hockey fans after he lead Team Canada through an exciting 2015 World Junior Championship. Petan finished the tournament with 11 points (4 goals and 7 assists) in seven games played, and even managed to  score a hat trick against Slovakia, pushing Canada to a 5-1 semi-final win. Nic Petan was…


Canada is Golden Again

Canada you can breathe. After six long years without gold, Canada is back on top winning the World Junior Hockey Championship. Endless debate and hand-wringing is always made when it comes to the World Juniors, and this year was no exception. Would the goaltending hold up? So and so was left off. Too much grit and not enough skill. But all…


World Junior Hockey Championships Final Report

The World Junior Hockey Championships are now over and what do the results tell us? Here is one interpretation. Best Team At The Tournament Canada After missing the medals for the last two years and not winning the tournament since 2009, Canada was clearly on a mission and played like it. With the exception of Sweden, they beat everybody who…

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