Ligue Magnus season review
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|06 Jun 2023 |||Lawrence Pilut (D)||Buffalo Sabres||Lausanne HC|
|05 Jun 2023 |||Patrik Koch (D)||HC Vítkovice Ridera||Arizona Coyotes|
|31 May 2023 |||Matt Tomkins (G)||Färjestad Karlstad||Tampa Bay Lightning|
|26 May 2023 |||Vitaly Kravtsov (F)||Vancouver Canucks||Traktor Chelyabinsk|
|1.||Connor McDavid||C||Edmonton Oilers||82||64||89||153||36||22|
|2.||Leon Draisaitl||RW||Edmonton Oilers||80||52||76||128||24||7|
|3.||David Pastrnak||F||Boston Bruins||82||61||52||113||38||34|
|4.||Nikita Kucherov||F||Tampa Bay Lightning||82||30||83||113||36||-2|
|5.||Nathan MacKinnon||RW||Colorado Avalanche||71||42||69||111||30||29|
|6.||Jason Robertson||LW||Dallas Stars||82||46||63||109||20||37|
|7.||Matthew Tkachuk||LW||Florida Panthers||79||40||69||109||123||29|
|8.||Mikko Rantanen||F||Colorado Avalanche||82||55||50||105||82||15|
|9.||Ryan Nugent-Hopkins||C||Edmonton Oilers||82||37||67||104||35||12|
|10.||Elias Pettersson||F||Vancouver Canucks||80||39||63||102||14||16|
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30 teams are split into two Conferences, each conference into three divisions. Western Conference has Central, Northwest and Pacific divisions, while Eastern Conference has Atlantic, Northeast and Southeast divisions. Each conference has separate standings. All teams play 82 games in regular season, with top eight teams from each conference advancing to the playoffs. Top three spots in the conference standings are reserved for division winners. Playoffs are played as a best-of-seven series. Winners of both conferences meet in the Stanley Cup finals.
The league is closed, there is no promotion or relegation.
The league was organized on November 22, 1917 in Montreal during World War I, when the preceding NHA was suspended. Started with four teams (Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Wanderers, Ottawa Senators and Quebec Bulldogs), had a number of expansions and team relocations. Currently consists of 30 teams. Had a one-year lockout during 2004-05 season during negotiations between the players association and club owners about a collective agreement over rules governing player salaries.
Pittsburgh wins Stanley Cup
Swedes Patric Hörnqvist and Carl Hagelin scored late goals when Pittsburgh Penguins beat Nashville Predators 2-0 in game 6 to win Stanley Cup for the second year in a row - and fifth time overall.(12 Jun 2017)
Predators Sign Forsberg to a Six-Year, $36 Million Contract
- Nashville Predators Press Release
Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced Monday that the club has signed forward Filip Forsberg to a six-year, $36 million contract. Forsberg will make $6 million each season from 2016-17 to 2021-22.
"Filip is among the most skilled, dynamic talents we've ever had in the organization and is an integral part of our success for the next six years and beyond," Poile said. "While we have already seen his creativity, hockey sense and puck skills, he has yet to reach the peak of his abilities. We have full confidence that he will continue to blossom into one of the top players in the world.
This is just another example of our ownership group's commitment to the franchise, our fans and the entire community to build a team that can reach our ultimate goal of winning the Stanley Cup."
Forsberg, 21 (8/13/94), led the Predators in goals (33) and points (64) for the second consecutive season during his sophomore campaign in 2015-16.(27 Jun 2016)
Tucson welcomes the Roadrunners
The Arizona Coyotes announced that the Club's American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate will be called the Tucson Roadrunners. The team's name and logo were revealed by Coyotes' President and CEO Anthony LeBlanc at an open house event at the Tucson Convention Center.
"We are very proud to name our AHL affiliate the Tucson Roadrunners," said LeBlanc. "The Tucson Roadrunners will build on the great traditions of hockey in Arizona dating back to 1967. Roadrunners was the overwhelming fan favorite during our ‘Name the Team' contest, and we thank the thousands of fans who helped us select a great name that creates a strong connection to the City of Tucson, reflects our state pride, and extends the reach of the Coyotes brand."
Sami Salo retires
The Finnish NHL veteran Sami Salo decided to retired. The 41-year-old defenseman has had troubles with an injured wrist and hasn't played a game since the spring 2014. Salo played 878 NHL games 1998-2014 and represented Finland at four Olympic tournaments.(14 Aug 2015)
New York Rangers happy with Jesper Fast
New York Rangers announced today that they have agreed to terms with RFA forward Jesper Fast. Rangers selected Fast in the sixth round, (157th overall), of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.(15 Jul 2015)
Medvedev goes to Philadelphia
Ak Bars Kazan d-man Evgeny Medvedev terminated his contract with KHL side in order to sign with Philadelphia Flyers. Medvedev, 32 years old, won two Gagarin Cups in the KHL. He was a UFA in the NHL.(20 May 2015)
Valeri Karpov passed away
Former Russian player Valeri Karpov died at 44 for the consequences of a domestic incident (a bad fall down the stairs) suffered last July. After two months in coma, Karpov suffered three operations, but was never able to recover. In September was transported from Chelyabinsk to Berezovsky, to follow specific rehabilitation in a hospital.
Drafted by Anaheim, Karpov played 76 games in NHL and 523 in Soviet/Russian League with a title in 1999 with Metallurg Magnitogorsk. He won a World Championship in 1993 and a silver in 2002 with Russia. He was inducted into the Russian and Soviet Hockey Hall of Fame in 1993. Before the accident, Karpov signed as Chelmet Chelyabinsk assistant coach
Arturs Irbe named goalies coach at Sabres
Buffalo Sabres announced club signed former goalie Arturs Irbe as goaltending coach. Irbe worked in the same position at Washington Capitals from 2009 to 2011(05 Aug 2014)
NHL won’t allow Swedish players to celebrate in Stockholm
Swedish NHL players are not allowed to celebrate the results of the team at home in Stockholm.
A few hours after the final match they will take a special flight to bring back remaining NHL players in North America.
Even if Sweden will win the gold medal, players, all in the roster except Jimmie Ericsson, will not be released for a ceremony in Sweden. Earlier Swedish hockey players had planned to negotiate with their clubs to come to their location a day later, but the NHL decided otherwise.(23 Feb 2014)
Zetterberg out for 8 weeks, Zuccarello for 4
The Tre Kronor and Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg had back surgery today and will be out of play for about 8 weeks.
New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello will miss 3-4 weeks with non-a displaced fracture in his left hand sustained while playing for Norway at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.(21 Feb 2014)
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