Team Europe Names Final Roster for World Cup of Hockey

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Team Europe has named their squad for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. Added to the provisional 16-man squad named on March 2nd are forwards Marian Gaborik, Pierre-Eduard Bellemere, Nino Neiderreiter, and Tobias Reider; defencemen Luca Sbisa, and Christian Ehrhoff; and goaltender Thomas Greiss. Team Europe Names Final Roster for World Cup of Hockey G Frederik Andersen, Anaheim Ducks (Denmark) G […] READ MORE



Call to the Hall: Minnesota Wild

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Welcome to LWOS Hockey’s summer series, Call to the Hall, where we take a look at the next great player from each NHL franchise to get called to the Hockey Hall of Fame. There are a few caveats, the player must be active, and must have played 300 games (or 150 for goaltenders) with the […] READ MORE



Kings Sign Marian Gaborik to Seven-Year Extension

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The Los Angeles Kings have reached a deal Wednesday with unrestricted free agent forward Marian Gaborik that will keep him in L.A. for seven years. The average annual value of the contract is $4.875 million, according to ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun. “I know I get maybe more money if I’d gone UFA, but it wasn’t about […] READ MORE


NHL Free Agent Frenzy Preview: The Forwards

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The NHL’s free agency period gets back to its usual date of July 1st this year and there are, as always, a multitude of names for teams to target. In this series, we’ll take a look at some of those players and what they could offer to teams in terms of both impact and salary. In […] READ MORE


WCF Game 3: Kings Reign Supreme Over Blackhawks

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Following a dominating victory in game two tying the series at one apiece, the Los Angeles Kings continued to impress as they skated to a 4-2 win against the Chicago Blackhawks in game three of the Western Conference finals. Despite Hawks captain Jonathan Toews single-handedly taking control of the contest early on with two goals […] READ MORE


Marian Gaborik Traded to the Los Angeles Kings

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As per Pierre Lebrun the LA Kings have acquired Marian Gaborik from the Columbus Blue Jackets for Matt Frattin, a 2nd round pick and a conditional 3rd round pick. Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune originally said the trade had happened, but later backtracked on his statement saying it hadn’t officially been confirmed. LA […] READ MORE


NHL Trade Bait: The Forwards

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The NHL’s Olympic Roster Freeze has now been lifted, and teams have until 3:00 p.m. on March 5th to make their moves before the NHL’s trade deadline.  This is expected to be a very active trade deadline, with a number of high profile players potentially finding themselves in new homes.  This week, I look around […] READ MORE