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Gillies remembered as dear friend, loyal Islanders teammate by Trottier

Hall of Famer, four-time Cup champion died Friday at 67

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

Bryan Trottier said he has "a gazillion" stories about his dear, late friend Clark Gillies, so many about his fellow New York Islanders legend that he hardly knows where to begin.

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Jarvis 'fortunate' to set NHL ironman mark, excited Yandle is passing him

Center's record of 964 straight games set to be broken by Flyers defenseman Tuesday

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

Doug Jarvis will be phoning Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Keith Yandle. But like a teammate talking late in a game to a goalie who's working on a shutout, or a pitcher in the late innings of a no-hitter, he'll do it only when it's time.

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Gillies' death brings back memories of 'reluctant warrior' to O'Reilly

Bruins forward battled, respected Islanders great who died at age 67

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

The rugged reputation of Clark Gillies was cemented in the 1980 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the New York Islanders power forward dropping his gloves four times in two Second Round games against Boston Bruins forward Terry O'Reilly, then once more against forward Al Secord.

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Canadiens GM Hughes faces monumental task

Looking to rebuild last-place Montreal with questions about Price's future, no Weber

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

It was perhaps symbolic how and where Kent Hughes was introduced as the 18th general manager in Montreal Canadiens history.

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Winter Classic profile: Minnesota Warriors home for wounded military vets

Club will skate on auxiliary rinks during Winter Classic between Wild, Blues at Target Field

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

The 2022 Discover NHL Winter Classic at Target Field in Minneapolis on Jan. 1 will not just be an outdoor game between the Minnesota Wild and St. Louis Blues, it will also be a celebration of the "State of Hockey." Part of that celebration will include various hockey teams and clubs from throughout Minnesota skating on one of several auxiliary rinks at Target Field. NHL.com is profiling each of the teams. Today, the Minnesota Warriors.

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Howe remains top Christmas scorer 50 years after last NHL game on holiday

Mr. Hockey had hat trick, three assists for best offensive performance of 26-season career

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

Gordie Howe was more than Mr. Hockey.

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Worsley didn't have merry Christmas against Howe, Red Wings in 1956

Colorful Hall of Fame goalie was on wrong end of Mr. Hockey's historic holiday game

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

It was Christmas night at Detroit's Olympia Stadium 65 years ago, and Gump Worsley was about to witness the greatest 60 minutes in Gordie Howe's legendary career.

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Ridley death evokes memories of iconic goalie's mask from 1970s

Memorable face protection stood out when playing for Rangers, Canucks, Maple Leafs

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

Curt Ridley was more famous for his colorful fiberglass mask than his work as an NHL goalie, but he was fine with that, living a dream on hockey's grandest stage.

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Gorton makes solid impression in first comments since joining Canadiens

Executive discusses plans, bringing 'positive way of thinking' to Montreal

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

Jeff Gorton dove into the deep end of French on Friday to begin his first news conference as the executive vice president of hockey operations for the Montreal Canadiens, and he bobbed back to the surface with a grin.

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Bowman likes Canadiens management changes after Bergevin fired as GM

Hall of Fame coach says dividing leadership duties makes sense for former team

by Dave Stubbs @Dave Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

Scotty Bowman is feeling the aftershocks following the Montreal Canadiens front-office earthquake this week.

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