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9 Blue Jackets’ “Gordie Howe Hat Trick” Fun Facts

In the Columbus Blue Jackets’ third game of the 2020-21 season, a 3-2 win over the Red Wings in Detroit, forward Oliver Bjorkstrand tallied what is known as a “Gordie Howe Hat Trick” (GHHT). Rather than three goals, these hat tricks consist of a goal, an assist, and a fight. Bjorkstrand tied the score in […]

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Prospects News & Rumors: Robertson, Caufield, Clarke & Harrison

One of the Toronto Maple Leafs’ top prospects went down to injury during his regular-season National Hockey League debut, but the team got some relatively good news on his status. A young player who has Montreal Canadiens fans excited continues to score in college. Plus, the New Jersey Devils bring home a recent draft pick […]

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Sharks’ Second Line Shines in Season Opener

The San Jose Sharks won their first game of the season in a thriller against the Arizona Coyotes. The Sharks grabbed an early lead, but lost it in the dying minutes of the third. Luckily, they emerged victors in their first game in 10 months. However, in this 4-3 shootout win, one line stood out. […]

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Islanders Prospects Praised by Trotz Following 2020-21 Training Camp

“They look different this year than last year — they’ve closed the gap immensely,” Barry Trotz said. “They’re putting pressure on the veteran guys and they’re putting pressure on the coaching staff to include them. Last year, they looked like boys playing with men. Now, they look like men.” (from ‘Islanders notebook: Mathew Barzal dilemma, […]

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Islanders Deal With Barzal a Positive for Both Sides

The New York Islanders and star center Mat Barzal have agreed to terms on a three-year, $21 million contract, with an average annual value of $7 million. The Structure Barzal’s earnings will gradually increase over the three years of his contract. The good news is that the deal will expire when the star center is […]

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Prospects News & Rumors: Moynihan, Chicago Steel & Taxi Squads

There is plenty of news this afternoon as we prepare for tonight’s World Junior Championship semifinals. The United States will get one of their forwards back for tonight’s game versus Finland. One of the best programs in the United States Hockey League (USHL) has one of the hottest players in the country and appear to […]

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College Hockey Report: Recapping the First Weekend of Action in 2021

2021 is here…hallelujah. There was plenty of hockey to talk about, and a lot of great games as well. Also, the ECAC conference schedule is in full swing. Let us look back at the first weekend of action in the new year. Friday, Jan. 1 ECAC No. 10 Clarkson def. Colgate, 4-1 The Clarkson Golden […]

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Prospects News & Rumors: Savoie, Harris & Robins

While the World Junior Championship took New Year’s Day off to prepare for today’s quarterfinal round, there was top-notch action in college hockey on Friday night. A recent draft pick of the Edmonton Oilers was honored by his conference before taking the ice. Meanwhile, a defensive prospect for the Montreal Canadiens is showing he can […]

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Prospects News & Rumors: Jarvis, Gunler, Raymond & Stutzle

Monday was a good day for the Carolina Hurricanes as their top pick from the most recent draft was signed and their second selection had a big game at the World Junior Championship. We will also check in with two top-four draft picks who helped their countries earn wins in Edmonton. Jarvis Signs with Hurricanes […]

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Prospects News & Rumors: Söderblom, Moynihan & Kravtsov

Goals were the order of the day at the 2021 World Junior Championship. A total of 37 goals were scored in Saturday’s three games, including one highlight-reel tally from a young Swedish prospect. There was also a scary hit that could have been a lot worse than it looked. Finally, in Russia, a recent top […]

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