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TORONTO, ON – APRIL 23: William Nylander #29 of the Toronto Maple Leafs fires a shot past Tuukka Rask #40 of the Boston Bruins in Game Six of the Eastern Conference First Round in the 2018 Stanley Cup Play-offs at the Air Canada Centre on April 23, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Maple Leafs defeated the Bruins 3-1.(Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** William Nylander; Tuukka Rask SUPRISE, SUPRISE, HATERS, William Nylander IS BACK! BeLeaf In Magic: A Maple Leafs Podcast features Christian Holmes (better known as Christian Mingle or Holmesy) and Oscar Elieff talking about...

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Philadelphia Flyers Hire Chuck Fletcher As General Manager

TORONTO, ON – NOVEMBER 09: Chuck Fletcher walks the red carpet prior to the 2015 Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Brookfield Place on November 9, 2015 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) Chuck Fletcher, according to Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer, will be named the next general manager of the Philadelphia Flyers. Fletcher replaces Ron Hextall, who was fired in a shocking move last week. The 51-year-old Fletcher was working for the New Jersey Devils as an adviser this season after being fired as general manager of the Minnesota Wild earlier this year. The team got permission to speak with...

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Pittsburgh Penguins Matt Murray placed on injury reserve with lower-body injury

OTTAWA, ON – NOVEMBER 17: Pittsburgh Penguins Goalie Matt Murray (30) prepares for a face-off during first period National Hockey League action between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators on November 17, 2018, at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, ON, Canada. (Photo by Richard A. Whittaker/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury, the team announced on Thursday. Pittsburgh coach Mike Sullivan says he will be out “longer-term” with the injury. #Pens HCMS: Matt Murray is going to be out “longer-term” with a lower-body injury. Been dealing...

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St. Louis Blues Add Larry Robinson To Berube’s Staff

LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 27: Former NHL player Larry Robinson is introduced during the NHL 100 presented by GEICO Show as part of the 2017 NHL All-Star Weekend at the Microsoft Theater on January 27, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) Hockey Hall of Famer and nine-time Stanley Cup champion Larry Robinson will join interim head coach Craig Berube behind the bench. St. Louis Blues general manager Doug Armstrong announced Tuesday that Robinson will serve as a part of interim coach Berube’s staff for at least the next few weeks. Berube took over the...

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Detroit Red Wings Darren Helm Out Six To Eight Weeks

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – NOVEMBER 17: Referee Gord Dwyer #19 escorts Darren Helm #43 of the Detroit Red Wings off the ice following a first period injury during the game against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on November 17, 2018 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) The Detroit Red Wings will be without forward Darren Helm six to eight weeks with an upper-body injury according to general manager Ken Holland. Helm was hurt in the first period of Saturday’s matchup with the New Jersey Devils after taking a hit from Travis Zajac. He...

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Toronto Maple Leafs Should Trade William Nylander To The Montreal Canadiens

TAMPA, FL – MARCH 20: William Nylander #29 of the Toronto Maple Leafs faces off during a game against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena on March 20, 2018 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) Heavy French accent “Hi Kyle, this is Marc from the Montreal Canadiens calling. We’re sorry to hear about your contract dispute with William Nylander. We heard you were taking calls on him? What would it take to get Bill… I mean Willy off your hands?” To the hockey community’s knowledge, a conversation like this has not taken place between the two general...

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