MONTREAL – No one on Canada’s junior team has any concern about rising star Connor McDavid being shut out in the team’s opening game of the world junior championship. The Erie Otters star, who is a favourite to be selected first overall in th… Powered by WPeMatico

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New Jersey Devils forwards Patrik Elias and Michael Ryder tested positive for the mumps, the team announced Saturday. Right wing Martin Havlat was also tested but results came back negative. Havlat, Elias and Ryder will miss the game Saturday … Powered by WPeMatico

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NEWARK, N.J. – The New Jersey Devils are replacing the fired Pete DeBoer with a three-headed coaching staff. Former Washington Capitals coach Adam Oates, ex-Devils assistant and star defenceman Scott Stevens and general manager Lou Lamoriello… Powered by WPeMatico

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The New Jersey Devils have fired coach Peter DeBoer and assistant coach Dave Barr. Adam Oates and Scott Stevens were named as co-coaches Saturday, with general manager Lou Lamoriello to step behind the bench on an interim basis before ceding co… Powered by WPeMatico

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The Washington Wizards team many believe can win the Eastern Conference this season. Watching Saturday night’s game, it was easy to see why. The Wizards steamrolled the Boston Celtics from tipoff to final horn, leading by double digits for the final 45 minutes in a 101-88 shellacking. “They really took the game to us,” head coach Brad …

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Matt Calvert’s goal against the Boston Bruins wasn’t a difference-maker, but it still came with some controversy. During the second period of the Bruins’ matchup with the Blue Jackets on Saturday, Dougie Hamilton sent the puck toward Columbus’ net, where it deflected off Chris Kelly and into the spectator netting at Nationwide Arena. Under NHL rules, …

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Kevin Garnett pulled a Lance Stephenson on Saturday — against one of Stephenson former teammates. During a game between Garnett’s Brooklyn Nets and the Indiana Pacers, the veteran big man took a moment to get under the skin of Pacers forward David West. West, unsurprisingly, was not amused. Who says you can’t teach an old dog …

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The much-anticipated rematch between Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic and Columbus Blue Jackets defensemen Dalton Prout occurred during the second period of Saturday night’s game at Nationwide Arena. Less than three minutes into the period, Lucic and Prout dropped their gloves in the Blue Jackets zone for one of the most entertaining fights of the season, with …

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Somerville and the South Shore Kings fought a battle between two tough goaltenders in the squirts (10-and-under boys) division of the TD Bank Mini 1-on-1 tournament, but the Kings were able to pull out a 1-0 win. After his teammate Aiden Johnson missed the first shot, Somerville goalie Jack Donovan made a sweet save on Brady Berard’s first …

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If the Boston Bruins can take a lead into the second or third period Saturday, they might just be able to lock up a win against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Blue Jackets have struggled mightily in come-from-behind situations this season, collecting just three points in games where they trailed after the first period and …

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