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LeBrun: The latest on JT Miller and Matthew Tkachuk trade talk, goalie carousel and more

MONTREAL — I was chatting with a GM on Wednesday morning when he made this general observation as the first round of the NHL Draft approached. “There are so many big names being floated out there right now,” the GM said. Well, we certainly love hearing that. And it’s not to say all those players …

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LeBrun: The latest on JT Miller and Matthew Tkachuk trade talk, goalie carousel and more

MONTREAL — I was chatting with a GM on Wednesday morning when he made this general observation as the first round of the NHL Draft approached. “There are so many big names being floated out there right now,” the GM said. Well, we certainly love hearing that. And it’s not to say all those players …

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Avalanche defender Bo Byram got stopped by a cop. Mikko Rantanen drank from a shoe. The Stanley Cup victory parade brought out Denver’s best. “We literally had chills.”

Mikko Rantanen drink from a shoe. So did Artturi Lehkonen. At least they Finnished what they started. But the MVPs of the Avalanche’s Stanley Cup celebration parade Thursday, hands down, were the fans who kept defenseman Bo Byram out of the penalty box. in a moment that went viral on social media not long after …

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Who is Jim Montgomery, and why is he a fit to be the Bruins’ next coach?

the Bruins had candidates for their coaching position in Jay Leach and David Quinn with close ties to the organization and some of its critical players. Instead, per multiple sources Thursday, they have decided to go with Jim Montgomery, a Blues assistant coach whose first NHL head coaching position in Dallas was interrupted after just …

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Which 2022 NHL Draft prospects would make the best superteam? Our experts make their picks

We decided to try a new idea, a 40-pick “superteam” draft between our two NHL prospect writers. The idea was to build the best starting lineup of 12 forwards, with four centers, six defensemen and two goalies, all from the player pool of 2022 NHL Draft eligibles. Yes, this idea was lifted right from ESPN’s …

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Key tripping call that flipped Game 5 ‘a tough one’, says Colorado Avalanche coach Jared Bednar

DENVER — Colorado coach Jared Bednar wasn’t happy about a controversial penalty call in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final on Friday that helped determine the Avalanche’s fate in a 3-2 loss to Tampa Bay. Bednar’s team led the series 3-1 entering Game 5 with a chance to hoist the Cup on home ice. …

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