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Toronto select American Matthews first in NHL entry draft

The Toronto Maple Leafs select teenage phenom Auston Matthews first overall in the NHL draft, making him the first American to go No. 1 since 2007

The Toronto Maple Leafs selected Arizona teenager Auston Matthews with the No. 1 pick in the National Hockey League draft as a record 12 Americans were chosen in the first round. Matthews was considered to be the consensus first overall pick heading into the entry draft, and he goes to a team that desperately needs […]

Top NHL prospect Matthews set for Buffalo via Zurich

Auston Matthews may be in line for a $  10 mn contract

Imagine someone offered you $ 50-$ 100 a week to do a job in Everett, Washington and then someone else offered you $ 400,000 to do the same job for a year in Zurich. On Friday, Matthews will take a step towards securing a multi-million contract that will make the salary he earned last season […]

NHL-League will reportedly expand to Las Vegas-report

* Expansion team would start no earlier than 2017-18 season * Decision could mean Quebec City’s bid will be put on hold (Recasts with quotes and details) June 14 (Reuters) – The NHL is reportedly ready to bet on an expansion franchise in Las Vegas, a move that would make the league the first to […]

Speedy Penguins take fast lane to Stanley Cup title

The Pittsburgh Penguins started the season as a team without an identity and ended the campaign as Stanley Cup champions after a 4-2 series win over the San Jose Sharks in the NHL's best-of-seven final. While the Penguins, who clinched their first Stanley Cup since 2009 on Sunday, can once again be called champions of […]

NHL-Sharks look to circle in for another win, extend Cup final

After 82 regular season outings and another 23 playoff matches, the San Jose Sharks hope to prolong their marathon 2015-16 campaign with their best game yet at home in Game Six of the Stanley Cup final on Sunday. The Sharks, who trail 3-2 in the best-of-seven championship series, extended the final with a 3-2 victory […]

Sharks sink Penguins to stay alive in NHL playoffs

Martin Jones of the San Jose Sharks delivered his best performance of the championship series stopping 44 shots as the Sharks beat Pittsburgh 4-2 to keep their Stanley Cup hopes alive

Los Angeles (AFP) – San Jose stormed out the gate early and goalie Martin Jones stopped 44 shots as the Sharks kept their Stanley Cup playoff hopes alive with a 4-2 win over Pittsburgh. Hockey News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Sharks try to put Penguins’ Stanley Cup party plans on ice

NHL: Stanley Cup Final-Pittsburgh Penguins at San Jose Sharks

(Reuters) – The San Jose Sharks have been the NHL's ultimate road warrior this season and will need to pack their A-game when they travel to Pittsburgh to the face the Penguins on Thursday in what could be the Stanley Cup decider. The Sharks, who trail the best-of-seven series 3-1, will be determined to play […]

Sharks need more Finals bite with blocking and shot-making

NHL: Stanley Cup Final-Media Day

(Reuters) – The San Jose Sharks have a golden opportunity to level the Stanley Cup Final series with the Penguins on home ice in Monday's Game Four but know they have to do a better job in blunting Pittsburgh's high-octane offense. "Historically during the year, we've been one of the best shot-blocking teams in the […]

Sharks aim to bite into Penguins’ lead on home ice

(Reuters) – The Sharks will be banking on home comforts and incrementally improving form to help them take a bite out of the Pittsburgh Penguins' 2-0 lead when the National Hockey League Stanley Cup Finals resume in San Jose on Saturday. With the Penguins having won two closely contested encounters in Pittsburgh to start the […]

Sheary on target as Pens tame Sharks in overtime

NHL: Stanley Cup Final-San Jose Sharks at Pittsburgh Penguins

(Reuters) – Conor Sheary scored early in overtime as the star-studded Pittsburgh Penguins received another key contribution from one of their younger players to seize control of the Stanley Cup Finals with a 2-1 win over the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday. The Penguins grabbed a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series when captain Sidney […]

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