What's wrong with the Western Conference-best Avalanche, and how they can snap out of it

What’s wrong with the Western Conference-best Avalanche, and how they can snap out of it

JT Compher had no excuses after Sunday’s third-period collapse against the Jets. The Avalanche just haven’t been good enough, he said, speaking not only of that game but also of the past week. He’s right. The Avs lost to the Capitals on Monday, snapping a nine-game winning streak. They lost to the Kraken on Wednesday, …

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AHL: The Laval Rocket overcame an array of pitfalls to reach the playoffs

AHL: The Laval Rocket overcame an array of pitfalls to reach the playoffs

Monday, 25 Apr 2022. 15:08 LAVAL – “It wasn’t easy, there was COVID-19, a lot of injuries, several games postponed… A lot of things happened, but we showed perseverance and the credit goes to the depth of the club,” summed up Laval Rocket head coach Jean-François Houle. Houle is not the style to launch into …

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Salim Valji: Calgary Flames' Masterton nominee Chris Tanev goes from hockey hiatus to NHL staple

Salim Valji: Calgary Flames’ Masterton nominee Chris Tanev goes from hockey hiatus to NHL staple

Chris Tanev was cut from several hockey teams he tried out for when he was in high school. Frustrated and disheartened, the teenager and his father decided that the best thing would be for him to walk away from the sport. “It just wasn’t fun for me when you play from when you’re six or …

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Dryden McKay, Hobey Baker Award winner as NCAA top men's hockey player, banned six months for an anti-doping rule violation

Toronto Maple Leafs sign Minnesota State goalie, Hobey Baker winner Dryden McKay

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed Dryden McKay, the Minnesota State goaltender who won this year’s Hobey Baker Award as the NCAA’s top player, and then accepted a six-month ban for an anti-doping rule violation. McKay, 24, agreed to a two-year contract with the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League. McKay was a college …

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Didier Drogba fails to rise to the head of Ivorian football

Didier Drogba fails to rise to the head of Ivorian football

To not miss any African news, subscribe to the newsletter of “World Africa” from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of news and debates covered by the editorial staff of the “World Africa”. Didier Drogba during the general assembly of the Ivorian Football Federation, in Yamoussoukro, on April 23, 2022. SIA …

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Adidas’ NHL Jersey Advertising Targeted in Florida Lawsuit

Earlier this week, sports apparel manufacturing giant Adidas, currently the contracted producer of National Hockey League jerseys as well as the exclusive kit producers of international soccer powerhouses Manchester United FC, AFC Ajax, and Juventus FC, became the target of a false advertising lawsuit in the state of Florida (from ‘Adidas NHL Jersey Lawsuit Claims’ …

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