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RALEIGH, N.C.—Carolina defenceman Brett Pesce and goaltenders James Reimer and Petr Mrazek are all dealing with “longer term” injuries suffered in a weekend win at Toronto, Hurricanes coach Rod Brind’Amour said Monday. Brind’Amour said it was unclear exactly how much time the players will miss. Reimer left with a lower-body injury, while Brind’Amour said Mrazek
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RALEIGH, N.C.—The Carolina Hurricanes aren’t done with David Ayres just yet. Ayres, a 42-year-old Zamboni driver for the AHL’s Toronto Marlies, was forced to be Carolina’s emergency goalie for its road game Saturday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Ayers, of Whitby, Ont., stopped eight-of-10 shots he faced in his NHL debut, helping the Hurricanes
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It’s rare that a regular season NHL game in mid February is guaranteed to be remembered until the end of time, but Saturday’s meeting between the Toronto Maple Leafs and visiting Carolina Hurricanes is most definitely one for the history books. That’s because the former Zamboni driver for the Maple Leafs’ AHL team played net for the Hurricanes. And he won.
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Alex Ovechkin has become the eighth player in NHL history to score 700 goals. The Washington Capitals star reached the milestone 4:50 into the third period against the New Jersey Devils on Saturday, firing a slap shot from the right circle that went in off the left post. It was his 42nd of the season
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BOSTON—The NHL-leading Boston Bruins freed up salary cap space Friday by trading veteran forward David Backes and a first-round draft pick to the Anaheim Ducks for forward Ondrej Kase. Anaheim also acquired 20-year-old prospect Axel Andersson, a defenceman, in the deal completed three days before the NHL’s trade deadline. The Bruins benefit by trading the
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CENTRE HENRY-LEONARD, BAIE-COMEAU — Théo Rochette netted a hat trick leading the Québec Remparts to a 4-2 victory over the Baie-Comeau Drakkar. Pierrick Dubé added four assists for the Remparts. Lucas Fitzpatrick made 30 saves for the Drakkar. After a scoreless first period, the Drakkar took a 2-1 lead in the second after goals from
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