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Flames' Mark Giordano Wins Humanitarian Award

Jul 13, 2017 2:10 AM

Known to many as simply "Gio," Flames captain Mark Giordano has distinguished himself as a difference-making star on the ice. Despite going undrafted, his hard work and dedication to achievement played a critical role in his realizing the goal of a successful professional hockey career.

It's that spirit of dedication that Giordano brings to his off-the-ice efforts with an impressive commitment to giving back and helping others, which led to his recognition as the winner of the Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award at the third annual Sports Humanitarian Awards on Tuesday in Los Angeles.

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Teemu Selanne, Mark Recchi Headline 2017 HOF Class

Jun 27, 2017 1:46 AM

On his first shot at the Hockey Hall of Fame, Teemu Selanne has scored, which is not surprising for someone who tallied 684 NHL goals.

The 46-year-old headlined the class announced Monday. Joining the 10-time All-Star in Toronto are Selanne's longtime teammate Paul Kariya, Dave Andreychuk, Mark Recchi, Danielle Goyette and, in the builders category, Clare Drake and Jeremy Jacobs.

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Brent Burns, Connor McDavid Big NHL Winners In Las Vegas

Jun 22, 2017 1:37 AM

Ted Lindsay Award
(Most outstanding player as voted by NHLPA)
Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers

Frank J. Selke Trophy
(Forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game)
Patrice Bergeron, Boston Bruins

James Norris Memorial Trophy
(Top defenseman)
Brent Burns, San Jose Sharks

Calder Memorial Trophy
(Rookie of the Year)
Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs

General Manager of the Year Award
(Most outstanding general manager)
David Poile, Nashville Predators

Jack Adams Award
(Most outstanding head coach)
John Tortorella, Columbus Blue Jackets

Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy
(Perseverance and dedication to hockey)
Craig Anderson, Ottawa Senators

Lady Byng Memorial Trophy
(Outstanding sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct)
Johnny Gaudreau, Calgary Flames

Vezina Trophy
(Top goaltender)
Sergei Bobrovsky, Columbus Blue Jackets
Runners-up: Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens; Braden Holtby, Washington Capitals

Hart Memorial Trophy
(Most valuable player to his team)
Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers
Runners-up: Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins; Sergei Bobrovsky, Columbus Blue Jackets

 

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Chiarelli, Dorion, Poile Finalists For Top GM

May 17, 2017 1:17 AM

Peter Chiarelli of the Edmonton Oilers, Pierre Dorion of the Ottawa Senators and David Poile of the Nashville Predators are the finalists for the NHL general manager of the year award.

The NHL announced the finalists Tuesday night.

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Connor McDavid Hits 100-Point Mark

Apr 10, 2017 2:03 AM

Connor McDavid became the only NHL player to hit the 100-point mark for the season on Sunday in the Oilers' 5-2 win over the Canucks.

McDavid had a pair of assists in the league's final game of the regular season and ended his campaign with 30 goals and 70 assists in 82 games.

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Auston Matthews Scores U.S. Rookie Record 39th Goal

Apr 4, 2017 1:19 AM

Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews scored his 39th goal of the season to set the record for goals by an American-born rookie.

Matthews set the mark by scoring 5:01 into the first period to put Toronto up 2-0 over the Sabres en route to a 4-2 victory Monday.

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Leafs' Matthews Scores Franchise Rookie Record 35th Goal

Mar 29, 2017 1:21 AM

Wendel Clark knew his record might be in jeopardy a little more than 20 minutes into Auston Matthews's first game with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Matthews became the first player in NHL history to score four goals in a debut that October night against Ottawa and on Tuesday broke Clark's 31-year-old franchise rookie record with his 35th goal this season -- the opening goal in the Leafs' 3-2 win over Florida.

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NHL Names Pavelski, Bernier, Karlsson 'Three Stars'

Mar 13, 2017 6:12 PM

San Jose Sharks center Joe Pavelski, Anaheim Ducks goaltender Jonathan Bernier and Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending March 12.

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Joe Thornton Records 1,000th Assist In Sharks Win

Mar 7, 2017 2:23 AM

Sharks center Joe Thornton became the 13th player in NHL history to record 1,000 assists when he had a helper on Joe Pavelski's empty-net goal to seal a 3-2 victory Monday night over the Jets.

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Sidney Crosby Joins NHL's 1,000-Point Club

Feb 17, 2017 1:22 AM

Sidney Crosby is the newest member of the NHL's 1,000-point club.

The Pittsburgh Penguins star became the 86th player in league history to reach 1,000 career points when he assisted on Chris Kunitz's goal 6:28 into the first period of Thursday night's 4-3 overtime win over the Jets.

In addition to that point, Crosby added another assist and scored the game-winner.

Crosby's points total stand at 633 assists to go with 369 goals in 757 games, making him the 12th fastest to the mark.

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Henrik Lundqvist Records 400th Win
Henrik Lundqvist is the first European-born goaltender to reach the 400 win milestone.

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NHL Names Aho, Granlund, Budaj 'Three Stars' For The Week
Hurricanes right-wing Sebastian Aho tied for the League lead with four goals, including two game-winning tallies last week.

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Patrick Marleau Scores 500th Career Goal
Patrick Marleau scored his 500th goal as the Sharks beat the Canucks 4-1 on Thursday night.

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Patrick Marleau Scores Four Goals In Third Period
Sharks left wing Patrick Marleau became the 12th player in NHL history to score four goals in a period and the first since Mario Lemieux in 1997.

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Connor McDavid Passes 100 Career Points
Connor McDavid's 100th career point came in his 92nd NHL game on Wednesday night.

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Lightning Retire St. Louis' No. 26
Martin St. Louis holds the Lightning' record for points (953) and assists (588).

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Alex Ovechkin Reaches 1,000 Career Point Milestone
Capitals star Alex Ovechkin becomes the 84th NHL player to record 1,000 career points.

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Roberto Luongo Records 448th NHL Career Win
Roberto Luongo made 28 saves in the Panthers 3-0 win over the Devils on Monday night.

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NHL Names Jagr, Carter, Talbot 'Three Stars'
Jaromir Jagr led the League with five assists in three games to move into second place in all-time NHL scoring and power the Panthers to three out of a possible six standings points.

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David Legwand Retires After 16-Year NHL Career
David Legwand is Nashville's career leader in goals with 210.

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Jagr Passes Messier For No. 2 On NHL Points List
Jaromir Jagr broke a tie with Mark Messier for No. 2 on the career points list on Thursday night.

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Tortorella First U.S.-Born Coach To Reach 500 Wins
Blue Jackets captain Nick Foligno said it was a special moment handing coach John Tortorella the game puck in the locker room.

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NHL Names Kucherov, Crawford, Hayes 'Three Stars'
Nikita Kucherov shared the League lead with 3-47 in three contests to guide the Lightning to five out of a possible six standings points and second place in the Atlantic Division.

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Jaromir Jagr Joins 750-Goal Club
Jaromir Jagr trials only Wayne Gretzky and Gordie Howe in NHL career goals.

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Marian Hossa Scores 500th Career Goal
Blackhawks forward Maria Hossa became the 44th NHL player to reach 500 career goals on Tuesday night.

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Lightning To Retire Martin St. Louis' #26
Martin St. Louis becomes the first player in the history of the Lightning franchise to have his jersey retired.

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Connor McDavid Named Youngest NHL Captain Ever
The Oilers have made Connor McDavid, 19, the youngest captain in NHL history.

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USA Names Sharks' Joe Pavelski World Cup Captain
The World Cup of Hockey begins September 17 in Toronto.

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Sens To Retire Daniel Alfredsson's No. 11
Daniel Alfredsson will become just the second player in Senators' club history to receive the honor.

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Sweden Names Wings' Zetterberg World Cup Captain
This is Henrik Zetterberg's 13th international appearance for Sweden.

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