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Cody McLeod got his wish from Avalanche, will play for the Stanley Cup with Predators

On Jan. 1, Cody McLeod was a disgruntled member of the Avalanche, the NHL's worst team which stood 12-23-1 and going nowhere. The Avs had stripped him from the 'A' on his chest as alternate captain, scratched him on opening night and generally only played him when others were injured.

Daily Cupcakes: Ivan Lodnia

Ivan Lodnia - 2017 NHL Draft . [The Hockey Writers] 2017 Draft: Ivan Lodnia powers Erie to OHL lead. [NHL] Ivan Lodnia scouting report. [Last Word on Sports] 2017 NHL Entry Draft profile: Keep an...

Mystique vs. mayhem in unlikely Stanley Cup Final

Four victories against the Nashville Predators in the Stanley Cup Final would make Pittsburgh the first franchise to win back-to-back championships in nearly 20 years and the first in the parity-driven salary cap era.

Minus Kris Letang, anonymous Pittsburgh Penguins’ defense still thriving

The handful of men who carry out the most thankless of tasks for the Pittsburgh Penguins are a rag-tag group thrown together by circumstance and a touch of foresight by general manager Jim Rutherford.

Frei: Like sands through the hourglass, these are the days of the Avalanche offseason

In the wake of the Tuesday announcement that assistant coaches Tim Army, Dave Farrish and Francois Allaire won't return, the Avalanche will have a new-look staff next season.

Lakewood’s Nicole Hensley could be a golden girl as Team USA’s goalie

On a recent blustery afternoon at the Edge Ice Arena, home of the Foothills Hockey Association, distinguished alum Nicole Hensley tried to connect the past and present and explain how she got this far -- how she became America's No. 1 women's hockey goaltender.

NHL royalty vs. the rowdy neighbors in Stanley Cup Final

The Pittsburgh Penguins kept getting by even as their star players kept skating off the ice in pain. Even as the targets on their back as Stanley Cup champions kept getting bigger.

Friedman | I believe the window has closed for Avalanche with Dubas

The window the Colorado Avalanche had received from the Toronto Maple Leafs to speak with assistant general manager Kyle Dubas may be...

Draft Cupcakes: Connor Timmins

Conor Timmins scouting report: 2017 NHL Draft. [Last Word on Sports] 2017 Draft watch: Conor Timmins. [Editor in Leaf] 2017 NHL Entry Draft profile: Conor Timmins. [The Bloggers Tribune] Conor...

Penguins beat Senators in double OT thriller, advance to Stanley Cup Final

The Pittsburgh Penguins are heading back to the Stanley Cup Final.

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