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Los Angeles Kings make history in NHL draft

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, center, announces that the NHL All-Star game will be played in Raleigh, North Carolina in 2011 during a press conference held outside of the RBC Center on Thursday, April 8, 2010. (Chris Seward/Raleigh News & Observer/MCT)
October 15, 2020

The prolonged feelings of angst for the world’s best young hockey players are over after the 2020 NHL Draft concluded on Oct. 7. Originally scheduled for late June, the seven-round, 217-pick, two-day...

King Henrik, the New York Rangers part ways

King Henrik, the New York Rangers part ways
October 8, 2020

The king is leaving New York. Henrik Lundqvist, who served as the rock-solid backstop of the New York Rangers for 15 seasons, was bought out of the final year of his contract last Wednesday. And while...

Stanley Cup Finals even at one after Lightning win

The Dallas Stars' Jamie Benn (14) scores a short-handed goal in the first period against Calgary Flames goaltender Cam Talbot (39) in Game 5 of the Western Conference First Round playoff series at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Canada, on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. The Stars won, 2-1, for a 3-2 series lead. (Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images/TNS)
September 24, 2020

Finally, the conclusive stage of the Stanley Cup Playoffs is upon us. Two teams remain in the Edmonton bubble, but only one champion will be crowned. For a season unlike any other, which has taken more...

NHL ramps up inclusion efforts

The Chicago Blackhawks' Malcolm Subban and the Edmonton Oilers' Darnell Nurse place their hands on Mathew Dumba of the Minnesota Wild during the U.S. national anthem before Game 1 of the Western Conference Qualification Round at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Canada, on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. Dumba spoke before the game about the NHL's support of Black Lives Matter and ending racism. (Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images/TNS)
September 10, 2020

Before the first puck was dropped in Edmonton, the location chosen to host the Western Conference bubble, Minnesota Wild defensemen, Matt Dumba, addressed the crowd-less arena: “I know first-hand as...

Men’s Hockey: Tough Loss Ends Stellar Season

Men’s Hockey: Tough Loss Ends Stellar Season
February 20, 2020

It was almost a comeback for the ages. In the ACCHL Finals, the Wake Forest Club Hockey team found itself trailing reigning champion NC State 5-1 with 14 minutes remaining in the second period. After...

Deacs Dominate Elon in Club Hockey

Deacs Dominate Elon in Club Hockey
February 13, 2020

In their final regular season game of the season, the Wake Forest Club Hockey team annihilated divisional rival Elon by a score of 9-0.  The Deacs dominated in every facet of the game. They outshot Elon...

Previewing The Second Half Of The NHL Season

Previewing The Second Half Of The NHL Season
February 13, 2020

With the All-Star break in the rear-view mirror, players have returned to camps and teams across the league and settled in for the second half of the NHL season. Although not the literal half-way point...

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