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General manager Marc Bergevin is defending the Montreal Canadiens’ controversial selection in Friday’s NHL entry draft. The Habs took Logan Mailloux with the No. 31 pick just days after the defenceman posted a statement on Twitter asking teams not to choose him in this year’s draft. Mailloux’s statement followed news that he had been charged
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The Buffalo Sabres have picked defenceman Owen Power first overall in the NHL entry draft. The six-foot-six, 213-pound blueliner from Mississauga, Ont., played at the University of Michigan last season before being selected to Team Canada for the men’s world hockey championships in May. The league’s newest franchise, the Seattle Kraken, chose Power’s Michigan teammate
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For the second year in a row, NHL general managers and scouts will gather around their computers Friday for a virtual entry draft. Owen Power, a six-foot-six, 213-pound defenceman from Mississauga, Ont., is expected to be selected by the Buffalo Sabres with the first overall pick. The league’s newest franchise, the Seattle Kraken, will choose
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Oshawa Generals owner Roger Hunt says the Ontario Hockey League’s new mandatory vaccination policy for players, staff, family and billets will only make the game safer against the spread of COVID-19. “The league has shown their top concern in all of their directives — whether they be rule changes or this mandate — is for
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Players, staff and billet families with the Ontario Hockey League will all be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for the upcoming season. The league released its vaccination policy Tuesday for the 2021-22 season and says it is effective immediately. The policy applies to “OHL Community Members,” including people who attend training camp, practices, games
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Players, staff and billet families with the Ontario Hockey League will all be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for the upcoming season. The league released its vaccination policy Tuesday for the 2021-22 season and says it is effective immediately. The policy applies to “OHL Community Members,” including people who attend training camp, practices, games
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SEATTLE – Carey Price would be an instant cornerstone for the NHL’s newest franchise if the Seattle Kraken select the Montreal Canadiens goaltender in the expansion draft Wednesday night. It is not a no-brainer decision, however. Price’s questionable injury status clouds the selection process. The 34-year-old star has a knee injury. If it requires surgery,
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Luke Prokop, a Nashville Predators draft pick and Alberta native, announced Monday that he was “proud to publicly tell everyone that I am gay.” Prokop becomes the first active player under NHL contract to come out as gay. “From a young age I have dreamed of being an NHL player, and I believe that living
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