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BROSSARD, Que. – Everything at practice on Friday suggested that P.K. Subban will be back on the ice for the Montreal Canadiens this weekend, even if coach Michel Therrien said a final decision has yet to be made. Therrien and his coaches wen…

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PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Dan Bylsma remembers when Consol Energy Center opened a couple years ago and the Pittsburgh Penguins struggled to get comfortable in their fancy new digs. The Pittsburgh Penguins coach heard the clamouring for the team to pa…

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NEW YORK – Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson, San Jose Sharks left wing Patrick Marleau and Buffalo Sabres left wing Thomas Vanek have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the month of January. FIRST STAR – CRAIG ANDERSON, G, OTTAWA S…

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NEW YORK, N.Y. – Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson and left-wingers Patrick Marleau of the San Jose Sharks and Thomas Vanek of the Buffalo Sabres were named the NHL’s three stars for the month of January. Anderson received the first s…

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BROSSARD, Quebec — A long-anticipated return at Montreal Canadiens practice Friday was upstaged by the surprise return of an injured player and the death of a fan-favorite postgame celebration. Defenseman P.K. Subban took part in his first ful…

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BROSSARD, Que. – Carey Price and P.K. Subban will no longer celebrate a Montreal Canadiens’ victory with their signature “triple low-fives” move this season. Price said Friday the act has been banned in favour of a team celebration. “There…

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ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – The St. John’s IceCaps began their six-game home stand with a 4-2 win over the Binghamton Senators in American Hockey League action Friday night. Eric O’Dell scored twice for the IceCaps (19-22-3) and Kevin Clark added a si…

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Philadelphia forward Wayne Simmonds left Friday night’s game in Washington late in the first period with an injury and didn’t return. Flyers GM Paul Holmgren announced during the second period that Simmonds is unlikely to return to the game. …

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ERIE, Pa. – Brett Ritchie had a goal and three assists on Friday as the Niagara IceDogs halted their season-high winless streak by defeating the host Erie Otters 5-1 in Ontario Hockey League play. The IceDogs had gone eight games without a vi…

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EDMONTON – The Edmonton Oilers assigned left-winger Magnus Paajarvi to the Oklahoma City Barons of the American Hockey League on Thursday and recalled centre Anton Lander. Paajarvi had no points and was a minus-3 in five games with the Oilers…

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