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Longtime Montreal Canadiens defenseman Guy Lapointe diagnosed with oral cancer

Hall of Famer and 14-year Montreal Canadiens defenseman Guy Lapointe has been diagnosed with oral cancer, the team announced on Wednesday. Lapointe and his family asked the Canadiens to inform the hockey community of his diagnosis. “Dr. Keith Richardson, the treating physician from the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), indicated that the cancer is located at the base of the tongue,” […]

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Winnipeg Jets’ Patrik Laine emerging as reliable playmaker

For Winnipeg Jets winger Patrik Laine, 2018-19 was a season to forget, as his production dipped toward the end of the year as he played through a lingering back injury. Followed by an offseason of uncertainty given his restricted-free-agent tag, Laine came out swinging to kick off 2019-20 in the way some may not have expected. The 21-year-old […]

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Arizona Coyotes emerge as possible trade destination for New Jersey Devils’ Taylor Hall

The Arizona Coyotes are “definitely interested” in trading for New Jersey Devils forward Taylor Hall, TSN’s Darren Dreger reported Thursday on “Insider Trading.” Hall’s name has been in the rumor mill since reports surfaced that Devils GM Ray Shero was fielding calls for the 2017-18 Hart Trophy winner. Arizona reportedly isn’t the only team interested in the 28-year-old forward. […]