Defenseman

By Luke Rachar
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Nov 25th, 2016
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The Vancouver Canucks announced Thursday they have re-signed defenseman Ben Hutton to a 2-year deal worth 5.6 million The sophomore was a bright spot for the Canucks last year despite the club’s overall abysmal performance (31-38-13) scoring 1 goal 24 assists and 25 points in 75 games. Early in the s...
By Luke Rachar
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Nov 20th, 2016
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Jesse Ahonen and Arttu Pelli have been loaned to Peliitat of Finland’s development league, Mestis. Ahonen, 19, this season split time between Pelicans U20 of the Jr. A SM-Liiga and the Pelicans of Liiga where he totalled 2 assists in 13 games played between the two clubs. This will be the first time ...
By Luke Rachar
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Nov 20th, 2016
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Netterberg, 22, will join Ulricehamns after playing 12 games for his hometown team Varberg HK, where he totalled 0 points. Netterberg joining Ulricehamns will not be the first time for the Swede, as he played for Ulricehamns IF his two last campaigns. Last season, the defenseman recorded 10 goals, 18...
By Luke Rachar
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Nov 18th, 2016
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Today Polonia Bytom signed defenseman Edmunds Augstkalns. Prior to the signing, the Riga, Latvia native played for Åker/Strängnäs in Sweden’s tier III league, where he notched 2 goals, 1 assist, 3 points and 16 penalties in minutes through 11 games played. The 22-year-old has worn the “C” at differin...
By Kyle Gosleigh
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Nov 17th, 2016
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Good news is on the way for fans of the Colorado Avalanche, as their star center Matt Duchene is set to return to the ice tonight. Duchene, 25, has been out of action since last Friday where he was forced to leave the game versus the Winnipeg Jets during the second period after a hit […]...
By Luke Rachar
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Nov 16th, 2016
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The Vancouver Canucks have had few things to celebrate since the beginning of the 2016-2017 season. From their 6-10-1 record and the circus show of Jim Benning and company, there hasn’t been a lot. However, some credit is warranted to the Canucks. Meet Troy Stecher. On Sunday, the undersized ro...
By Luke Rachar
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Nov 15th, 2016
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On Monday morning, the Tampa Bay Lightning re-called right-handed defenseman Luke Witkowski from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League. This move comes the day after Anton Stralman sustained an upper-body injury in Sunday night’s game versus the Sharks. Witkowski, a Holland, Michigan nati...
By ZackNevesLITU
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May 11th, 2015
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Magnus Nygren – Montreal’s fourth round pick, 113th overall in 2011 – has decided to sign with Farjestad BK of the Swedish Hockey League. Nygren’s run was unsuccessful in North America, having a rough start in his first year (2013-14), and suffering a concussion that brought h...
By TrevvorDub
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Apr 28th, 2015
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When the puck drops in Florida for game 7 between the Detroit Red Wings and the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night, the Red Wings will be without the services of their top defenseman, Niklas Kronwall. Kronwall was suspended one game for an illegal hit to the head of his opponent, Nikita Kucherov....
By Greg Komarnicky
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Aug 1st, 2014
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The Minnesota Wild have signed UFA defenseman Justin Falk to a one-year, two-way contract. Justin Falk was drafted by the Wild in 2007 (4th Round, 110th Overall) and played his first four NHL seasons with the club before being traded to the New York Rangers last offseason. The 6-foot-5, 215 pound blu...