NHL Confirms Players Will Not Attend 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics

After months of speculation and negotiations, the National Hockey League today announced that they will not actively participate in the 2018 Olympics in Korea, ending a 20-year span of NHL participation in the Games.
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Dan Boyle Retires As Member Of San Jose Sharks

Canadian defensive stalwart Dan Boyle, who spent the last two seasons in New York after illustrious tenures in Tampa and San Jose, today retired as a member of the Sharks, signing a one-day contract to end his career at the age of 40.
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Corey Perry Enters Triple Gold Club

Just a year after Canada’s captain, Sidney Crosby, joined the Triple Gold Club at the 2015 World Championships, the 2016 captain became the 27th player and tenth Canadian to join the club, with Corey Perry adding to his Stanley Cup and two Olympic Gold Medals.
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Wrist Injury Forces Sami Salo To Retire At Age 40

After a nagging wrist injury forced him to sit out the entire 2014-15 NHL season, Sami Salo today officially announced his NHL retirement, after a 15 year NHL career with Ottawa, Vancouver and Tampa Bay, along with stints with Turku, Jokerit and Frölunda in Scandinavia.
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Sidney Crosby Joins Triple Gold Club

With Team Canada’s victory over Russia to capture the 2015 IIHF World Championship, Canada’s captain, Sidney Crosby, became just the 26th player in international hockey history, and the ninth Canadian, to enter the prestigious Triple Gold Club, adding Gold to his two Stanley Cups and two Olympic Gold Medals.
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Martin Brodeur Announces Retirement From Blues

After perhaps the most illustrious goaltending career in NHL, if not all hockey, history, Martin Brodeur has announced that he will retire from the game after 22 seasons, after limited playing time this season for the St. Louis Blues. Brodeur will join the Blues’ front office to finish his contract before considering a return to the New Jersey Devils, the club he spent all but seven games of his brilliant career with.
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IHLC Classics – Canada 3-2 United States (OT) – Feb. 28, 2010

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Olympic Gold Medal Game
Canada Hockey Place, Vancouver canada1965-11
Sunday, February 28, 2010

Flashes of Gretzky to Lemieux were evident in the overtime period of the Gold Medal Game of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics – Iginla to Crosby, Crosby beats Miller, the “Golden Goal” of a new generation is born. The hero of the hour’s reaction? “I didn’t see it go in – I just heard everyone scream.”

And scream they did – over the opportunity to win at Canada’s game on Olympic home ice for the first time ever, over Canada’s second gold medal in the last three Olympics, over the chance to beat Canada’s geographic rival, and over the fact that Canada is once again International Hockey Lineal Champions.
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