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September 2020

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Reliving the Stanley Cup Playoffs

The Tampa Bay Lightning are Stanley Cup Champions, having defeated the Dallas Stars in game six on Monday evening. This will be remembered as one of the most unusual and memorable playoffs of all time. Click the link below to look back at the entire tournament.

The Hockey World Congratulates Tampa Bay

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The Problem of Pain

Playing through injury, sacrificing your body, blocking a shot, fighting to stand up for a teammate. Hockey players are praised for their courage and willingness to withstand pain. Click the link below to view this fantastic short documentary recently released by TSN.

TSN Original: The Problem of Pain

Player Spotlight

Jamie Oleksiak, Dallas Stars

This month’s player spotlight is on Dallas Stars’ defensemen, Jamie Oleksiak. In 2011, the NCAA freshman was selected fourteenth overall by the Stars in the NHL Entry Draft. Just over a year later, Jamie turned pro and spent more than five season in the Stars’ organization, which included a Calder Cup Championship in 2014. Jamie was then traded to the Pittsburgh Penguin...

This month’s player spotlight is on Dallas Stars’ defensemen, Jamie Oleksiak. In 2011, the NCAA freshman was selected fourteenth overall by the Stars in the NHL Entry Draft. Just over a year later, Jamie turned pro and spent more than five season in the Stars’ organization, which included a Calder Cup Championship in 2014. Jamie was then traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins for a fourth-round pick in December 2017, and re-acquired for the same pick, two years later. Since re-joining the Stars, Jamie has made his mark on the blue line as a reliable and offensive, defensemen. Click the link below to see some of Jamie’s highlights throughout the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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August 2020

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A Tribute To Dale Hawerchuk

On 18-Aug-20, Hockey Hall of Fame inductee, Dale Hawerchuk passed away following a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. From his humble roots in Oshawa, Ontario, to becoming a junior hockey, Team Canada and NHL legend. Click the link below for a fantastic biography provided by the Winnipeg Jets.

Video: Dale Hawerchuk Biography (1963-2020)

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Black Lives Matter

On 26-Aug-20, the NBA community took a remarkable stance to protest against police brutality and violence against Black Lives. Without question, the players have shown they want to do more and they want the league to join them. Click the link below to review the hectic hours around a historic night.

The Hectic Hours Leading Up to the Boycott

Player Spotlight

Dillon Dube, Calgary Flames

This month’s player spotlight is on Calgary Flames’ forward, Dillon Dube. Dillon just completed is second full professional season in the Flames’ organization. Despite being eliminated by the high-powered Dallas Stars, Dillon’s NHL playoff debut was personally successful as he finished second on his team in goals. Before entering the NHL, Dillon represented Canada...

This month’s player spotlight is on Calgary Flames’ forward, Dillon Dube. Dillon just completed is second full professional season in the Flames’ organization. Despite being eliminated by the high-powered Dallas Stars, Dillon’s NHL playoff debut was personally successful as he finished second on his team in goals. Before entering the NHL, Dillon represented Canada twice at the World Junior Hockey Championships, including being the captain of the gold medal team in 2018. Check out the video link below, as Dillon reflects on his growth over the last season.

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July 2020

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NHL & NHLPA Ratify CBA

On 10-Jul-20, The NHLPA and NHL approved a four-year extension to the CBA, which will remain valid through the 2025-26 season. Click the link below to view the terms of the new deal, detailed in the Memorandum of Understanding, and some important items surrounding the current Return to Play Plan.

CBA Summary of Terms

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Stage is Set for 2020 Playoffs

The format may look different, but the quest for the Stanley Cup is unchanged. In fact, some of hockey’s most notable names have acknowledged the prestige that will be associated with the eventual Stanley Cup Champion. Check out the video that revisits the last five months and our shared excitement now that #HockeyIsBack.

#HockeyIsBack

Player Spotlight

Nick Kypreos, RealKyper at Noon

This month’s player spotlight is on Nick Kypreos. Kyper’s eight NHL seasons were split between the Capitals, Whalers, Rangers and Leafs. However, his notoriety surged as a result of his success as one of the NHL’s top hockey analysts. For 21 years Nick was featured on Sportsnet broadcasts, including Hockey Night in Canada and Hockey Central at noon, which became t...

This month’s player spotlight is on Nick Kypreos. Kyper’s eight NHL seasons were split between the Capitals, Whalers, Rangers and Leafs. However, his notoriety surged as a result of his success as one of the NHL’s top hockey analysts. For 21 years Nick was featured on Sportsnet broadcasts, including Hockey Night in Canada and Hockey Central at noon, which became the highest-rated radio hockey show. As the NHL returns from the COVID-19 shutdown, the timing was perfect for Nick to launch his new program, RealKyper at Noon. Kyper’s new platform delivers authentic hockey conversations with the most knowledgeable names in the sport. Click the link below to get caught up!

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