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Corsi hired as Blues goaltending coach

Tuesday, 05.27.2014 / 11:26 AM / News

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The St. Louis Blues on Tuesday named Jim Corsi goaltending coach.

Corsi, 59, spent the past 16 seasons as goaltending coach for the Buffalo Sabres, working with Vezina Trophy winners Dominik Hasek and Ryan Miller, among others.

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Avalanche goalie Giguere to retire: report

Monday, 05.26.2014 / 10:56 PM / News

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Colorado Avalanche goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere is expected to announce his retirement in mid-June, the Toronto Sun reported Monday.

"I do not see a reason to remain in the League," Giguere said, according to the QMI Agency. "I just want to be sure to do it right, to meet my agent Bob Sauve and talk to the Players' Association."

Giguere was 11-6-1 with a 2.62 goals-against average and .913 save percentage this season as the backup to Semyon Varlamov.

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Capitals name Trotz coach, MacLellan GM

Monday, 05.26.2014 / 6:27 PM / News

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The Washington Capitals named Barry Trotz coach and promoted Brian MacLellan to senior vice president and general manager, majority owner Ted Leonsis and president Dick Patrick announced Monday.

"I am very excited to join the Washington Capitals and want to thank Ted Leonsis, Dick Patrick and Brian MacLellan for this opportunity," Trotz said. "This is a great organization with a strong foundation and a tremendous fan base. I look forward to working with this group of talented players and the quality front-office staff this team has assembled."

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Deslauriers signs two-year contract with Sabres

Monday, 05.26.2014 / 4:16 PM / News

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The Buffalo Sabres on Monday signed forward Nicolas Deslauriers to a two-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Deslauriers, 23, had one goal and 18 penalty minutes in 17 games for the Sabres this season, making his NHL debut after he was acquired from the Los Angeles Kings on March 5.

"Nick was able to step in and compete in every situation we put him in," Sabres general manager Tim Murray said. "We're confident that he will be an important part of our organization going forward."

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Oil Kings reflect on stunning Memorial Cup title run

Monday, 05.26.2014 / 10:47 AM / News

Ed Klajman - NHL.com Contributor

LONDON, Ontario -- Edgars Kulda had just been named the most valuable player of the 2014 Memorial Cup after leading the resilient Edmonton Oil Kings to the franchise's first junior hockey championship with a 6-3 upset victory against the top-ranked Guelph Storm.

After outshining a long list of high NHL draft picks he played alongside and against, Kulda was asked about his standing as NHL Central Scouting's 145th-ranked North American skater for the upcoming draft.

In the typically jovial and playful manner that made him a media darling at the tournament, the 19-year-old Latvian laughed, shrugged his shoulders, and coyly avoided giving a direct answer about anything related to the draft.

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Kulda, Oil Kings top Storm to win 2014 Memorial Cup

Sunday, 05.25.2014 / 9:38 PM / News

Adam Kimelman - NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

Edmonton Oil Kings forward Edgars Kulda doesn't want to go through another NHL draft without hearing his name called. If his performance at the 2014 Memorial Cup was a final audition, he shouldn't be concerned.

Kulda had a goal and two assists to help Edmonton to a 6-3 win against the Guelph Storm on Sunday to win the national championship of Canadian junior hockey. He was named the most valuable player of the tournament.

"I kind of got lucky with that," Kulda said of winning MVP, according to The Canadian Press. "I don't know how I got it, honestly. It's a pleasurable surprise for me. I'm happy to get that one too."

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Worlds: Russia tops Finland to win gold medal

Sunday, 05.25.2014 / 5:44 PM / News

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Evgeni Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins scored at 15:38 of the second period to break a tie and helped Russia to a 5-2 win against Finland in the gold-medal game of the 2014 IIHF World Championship on Sunday at Minsk Arena in Minsk, Belarus.

Sergei ShirokovAlex Ovechkin (Washington Capitals), Danis Zaripov and Viktor Tikhonov scored to give Russia its fourth gold in the past seven years at Worlds (2008, 2009, 2012). Russia avenged a loss to Finland in the quarterfinals of the 2014 Sochi Olympics and won their fifth gold medal since the 1991 breakup of the Soviet Union.

"It's a different tournament [after the Olympics], but it's great to win it," Russian forward Nikolai Kulyomin told the IIHF website. "We were all coming here to win. The Russian team is always playing to win."

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Jagr announces retirement from international play

Sunday, 05.25.2014 / 5:44 PM / News

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New Jersey Devils forward Jaromir Jagr announced his retirement Sunday from international hockey as a member of the Czech Republic national team it lost 3-0 against Sweden in the bronze-medal game of the 2014 IIHF World Championship in Minsk, Belarus.

"That was my last game for the Czech Republic," Jagr told reporters. "I'll be back to play in the NHL next year [with the Devils], but I won't play for my country again."

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Russia to meet Finns in gold-medal game at Worlds

Saturday, 05.24.2014 / 7:40 PM / News

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Sergei Shirokov scored the eventual game-winning goal with two minutes remaining in the first period, Danis Zaripov and Yevgeni Medvedev each had two assists and Russia defeated Sweden 3-1 to advance to the gold-medal game at the 2014 IIHF World Championship in a game played at Minsk Arena.

Russia will face off against Finland, a 3-0 winner against the Czech Republic in the second semifinal, in the championship game on Sunday.

Sergei Plotnikov and Anton Belov also scored for Russia after Oscar Moller opened the scoring for Sweden 19 seconds into the game. Goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky (Columbus Blue Jackets) made 22 saves for Russia and Anders Nilsson (New York Islanders) stopped 31 of 34 shots in a losing effort.
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Edmonton advances to Memorial Cup final

Friday, 05.23.2014 / 11:54 PM / News

Adam Kimelman - NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

Curtis Lazar scored at 2:42 of the third overtime to give the Edmonton Oil Kings a 4-3 victory against the Val-d'Or Foreurs on Friday in the semifinal game of the 2014 Memorial Cup at Budweiser Gardens in London, Ontario.

Edmonton faces the Guelph Storm in the championship game Sunday (4 p.m. ET, NHLN-US).

Lazar, a 2013 first-round pick (No. 17) of the Ottawa Senators, got to the front of the Val-d'Or net and tipped a low shot from the left point by Cody Corbett past the outstretched pad of Foreurs goaltender Antoine Bibeau.


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