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Last-place Maple Leafs win NHL draft lottery; Jets jump to 2nd
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Brendan Shanahan's job of rebuilding the Toronto Maple Leafs got a big boost after the last-place team won the NHL draft lottery, putting it in a position to take U.S. center Auston Matthews with the first pick. With a 20-percent chance of winning the …

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Clinical first half seals Hearts' hockey victory
www.stuff.co.nz

Northern Hearts produced one of the best halves of hockey this season to beat defending champions Wakanui Black 5-1. They came out of the blocks firing and dominated most of the opening exchanges through some good interplay and passing, which saw …

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Dek hockey rink proposed for Scott Park on hold
triblive.com

Plans to advertise for bids for a dek hockey rink and Americans with Disabilities Act-accessible playground in Scott Park were put on hold for at least another month as several Lindsay Road residents took exception that the rink would abut the property …

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NHL Three Stars: Letang plays forever; Lightning wakeup and win
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Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92) tries to score against Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray (30) and defenseman Trevor Daley (6) during the second period of Game 2 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinals …

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NHL Draft Lottery results: Maple Leafs get first pick; Jets, Jackets in top 3
www.cbssports.com

The Toronto Maple Leafs, after finishing in last place during the regular season, got the greatest reward they could ask for. Despite the new draft lottery rules, the Leafs will pick first in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. They have plenty of time to …

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60 Years Later, Hockey Great Doug Woog Still Loves The Game
minnesota.cbslocal.com

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — More than 60 years after he started playing and more than 30 years after he started coaching, the hockey rink is still where Doug Woog feels most comfortable. Even at 72 years old, he can't help but stay involved. “Thirty-some …

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WATCH: Penguins' Maatta injured by late hit to head from Brooks Orpik
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The wheel of discipline in the NHL's department of player safety is going to get another underwhelming spin Sunday when they take a look at a hit delivered by Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik in the first period on Saturday night. The hit …

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NHL Top Shelf podcast: Predators, Boudreau and new predictions
www.usatoday.com

The Top Shelf team of Jimmy Hascup, Kevin Allen and Kristen Shilton bring on the play-by-play voice of the Predators, Pete Weber, to talk about Nashville's elimination of the Ducks and its upcoming series against the Sharks. Kristen, Kevin and Jimmy …

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NHL Draft Lottery 2016: Selection Order Results, Analysis and Twitter Reaction
bleacherreport.com

The NHL used a new system to determine the order of the draft. Whereas the 2015 lottery decided the fate of only the top pick, the top three picks were up for grabs in the 2016 edition. Beyond that, the remaining 11 selections were determined by each …

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Islanders Gameday News: Afternoon delight?; Still Hammering; Wilson walks
www.lighthousehockey.com

Game 2 is today at 3 pm. It's a weird time, but hey, it's the playoffs. Make it work. Islanders links. A win would snap yet another longstanding playoff drought and give the Islanders a 2-0 series for the first time since the 1983 Stanley Cup Final …

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