NHL

Colorado Avalanche vs Montreal Canadiens

The last days of the hockey brawler

Hockey is evolving—and the thirst for victory once again trumps the fans’ thirst for blood
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Mike Babcock: 23 men, 23 ways to coach

Toronto Maple Leafs’ head coach Mike Babcock on kitchen-table accountability and sharing the love
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What it feels like to be a Winnipeg Jets fan

Winnipeg Jets fans don’t mess around. These hardcore hockey fans finally had a team to cheer for again when the NHL franchise was brought to Winnipeg in 2011. You can expect serious team spirit whenever the puck drops at Winnipeg’s MTS Centre.
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What it feels like to be the keeper of the Stanley Cup

Looking after the Stanley Cup is more intense than you might realize. The high-stakes job, which requires white cotton gloves to make sure the cup stays shiny and fingerprint-free, gives you serious NHL bragging rights in the Great White North. This is what it’s like to be the keeper of the National Hockey League’s highest honour.
Mike Babcock

What can Mike Babcock really do for Toronto?

Yes, the Leafs snagged a big fish in new coach Mike Babcock. But it seems unlikely he’ll be able to turn them around quickly—and he’ll need to.
Stanley Cup in Sochi

Here’s how to decide which U.S. team to back in the playoffs

Our (un)scientific analysis of which U.S. team to cheer for now that all the Canadian squads have been eliminated and it’s down to the final four
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The worst team in hockey wins yet again

Colby Cosh on why the Oilers’ off-ice luck hasn’t brought much on-ice success
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Playoff joy is everywhere! Well, everywhere but Hogtown.

From Calgary to Winnipeg, Ottawa to Montreal, it’s playoff time. Meanwhile, the Leafs stink. Obviously.
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Recap: The worst game in NHL history? Probably.

Maclean’s gathered a panel of experts to live-blog the Arizona Coyotes’ game against the Buffalo Sabres—two teams desperate to lose
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Maclean’s Live: The worst NHL game ever?

Join Charlie Gillis and a gaggle of snarky hockey experts for a fun live-blog of the tank-a-thon between the Arizona Coyotes and Buffalo Sabres