Team Canada and Sweden Announce World Cup of Hockey Roster Changes

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Less than a month away from the beginning of the 2016 World Cup of hockey, two teams have had to make changes to their lineups. Team Canada announced that forward Logan Couture and defenceman Jay Bouwmeester will replace the injured Jamie Benn and Duncan Keith. For Team Sweden, defenceman Hampus Lindholm is set to replace […] READ MORE


OTPP: Penguins Can Clinch Cup on Home Ice and More

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Last Word on Sports is proud to present their hockey podcast, On the Powerplay with Ben and Dave. Join Ben Kerr and Dave Gove each week as they take a look around the Hockey World focusing on the big issues of the NHL and elsewhere. This week Ben and Dave look at the Stanley Cup Final. […] READ MORE




Logan Couture suffers broken leg, out 4-6 weeks

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San Jose Sharks forward Logan Couture has suffered a broken bone in his leg. He is scheduled to undergo surgery on for a tibial fracture later this weekend. Couture is expected to miss four to six weeks rehabilitating from the injury. Couture’s injury occurred during a 5-on-5 drill in practice Thursday morning, where he slid […] READ MORE


MUST SEE: Dustin Brown Headbutts Logan Couture

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We’ve seen headbutts in fights before. A player is clearly on the receiving end of a pummeling and in the heat of the battle, he lunges his head forward in order to cause damage. It’s dirty and it shouldn’t happen. But what happen when a player uses his head as the primary source of contact […] READ MORE


Is it Time to Start a San Jose Sharks Rebuild?

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Windows matter. Not the ones you roll down to blast your favorite Jurassic 5 song in the summer, but the ones that dictate your opportunity to win the Stanley Cup.  The “window” is what brings you the Martin St. Louis trade, the Ryan Miller deal, and the Jarome Iginla acquisition last year. Your window can […] READ MORE


Steven Stamkos Not Cleared for the Olympics

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Bad news for Team Canada and for the Tampa Bay Lightning, as the team has announced that following a look at his medicals, the star centre is not healthy enough for game action and will not be participating in the Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The Tampa Bay Lightning released the following statement: “After reviewing the […] READ MORE


Checking in On The Snubs: Player Performance Post Olympic Announcements

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As of January 7th all countries participating in the Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament at the Sochi Olympics have submitted their twenty-five man preliminary rosters for the games.  Since that time, the talk has focused almost as much on players who were not selected to play for their countries, as those who were selected.  While the […] READ MORE


Another Kick at the Can for the 2013-14 San Jose Sharks

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Welcome back to Puck Drop: NHL Preview 2013-14, where our hockey department gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season.  Check back often as new teams are added to our Puck Drop page.  Today we take a look at the 2013-14 San Jose Sharks.   Last […] READ MORE