Jack Eichel had a shorter-than-usual commute to the rink Saturday morning. “I didn’t have to fly in this morning,” the Buffalo Sabres forward said. “I just drove. Half-hour. It’s nice.” The Sabres’ super-sized holiday break — they enjoyed six days off between games, while some teams had as few as three — allowed Eichel to spend close to a week back in his hometown...
In 2010, Paul Kariya retired from the NHL. He had played 15 seasons, mostly with Anaheim, and put together a brilliant career. A career that was unfortunately cut short due to numerous issues with concussions. Since his retirement, however, the former University of Maine star has been scarcely seen around the game. "I haven't played hockey since I retired," Kariya told the Vancouver...
There was never really any doubt about who would win the 2015 Hobey Baker Award. Friday afternoon’s ceremony only made official what many already expected, as Boston University’s Jack Eichel was crowned the best player in college hockey this season. He is just the second freshman in history, along with Paul Kariya in 1993, to […] The post Everyone Likes Eich: BU Phenom Wins...
Boston University freshman Jack Eichel won the Hobey Baker Award on Friday as the top player in college hockey. Eichel, who is expected to be one of the first two players selected this year in the NHL draft, is just the second freshman to win the award in its 35-year history. The other was Paul Kariya, who won at Maine before going on to a 15-year NHL career in which he scored...
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It's one of the biggest nights in Anaheim Ducks history. People are being flown in from all over the world and events were planned all week leading up to Sunday's game against the Winnipeg Jets, when legendary Finnish winger Teemu Selanne will become the first Duck to have his jersey retired. Selanne himself has 60 people coming and many more will be there on their own in order to...
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