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Michael DiPietro traded to Ottawa 67’s in OHL blockbuster

It’s been an eventful 48 hours for Canucks’ top goaltending prospect Michael DiPietro. Just a day after being named to Team Canada’s roster for the 2019 World Junior Selection camp, DiPietro has been traded from the Windsor Spitfires of the OHL to the Ottawa 67’s in exchange for forward Yegor Afanasyev, four second-round draft picks and…

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Fired up Nick Kypreos weighs in on Pettersson incident

Nick Kypreos is fired up. After Panthers’ blueliner Mike Matheson injured young Vancouver phenom Elias Pettersson by throwing him to the ice Saturday evening in Florida, many people had an opinion on the play. Matheson was ultimately handed a two-game suspension and Pettersson will miss at least 7-10 days with a suspected concussion. The much…

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Elias Pettersson suffers apparent head injury vs. Panthers

Elias Pettersson is having a fantastic start to his NHL career. He’s now encountered his first speed bump. The 19-year-old was tossed to the ice by Panthers’ blueliner Mike Matheson during the third period of Saturday’s victory and was forced to exit the game. Pettersson, who already scored his fifth goal of the season earlier…

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Elias Pettersson snipes first NHL goal

Elias Pettersson has arrived. The 19-year-old Swedish prospect scored his first NHL goal on his first NHL shot in the season opener Wednesday evening against the Calgary Flames. With the game deadlocked at zero in the opening period, Pettersson took a pass from the blueline and broke in on a 2-on-1 with pinching defenseman Derrick…

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Patrik Laine makes a jab at Canucks

Cold as ice. The 2018-19 NHL season has yet to begin and Winnipeg Jets’ forward Patrik Laine has already taken a shot. After newly named assistant captain Bo Horvat revealed Wednesday that Canucks players have decided to ban playing video games on the road, the Finnish sniper voiced his opinion on the decision. Patrik Laine on…

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Sedin twins honoured with King Clancy trophy at NHL Awards

The Sedin twins have made NHL history. The Swedish brothers became the first ever joint winners of the King Clancy Memorial Trophy on Wednesday evening at the 2018 NHL Awards in Las Vegas. The award is given annually to the NHL player (or in this case, “players”) who best exemplifies leadership qualities both on and off…