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Qualify This Man

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Mattias Ekholm proved to be a capable second- or third-pair defenseman. For the right price, there's no reason for the Nashville Predators to not qualify him.

Your menu for all things hockey this weekend

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Your weekend guide to a host of fantastic hockey viewing options for the weekend.

Sochi 2014: Day Three Recap

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Trending upwards are Martin St. Louis (Canada) and Sami Salo; downwards, Ondrej Palat (Czech Republic) as Day 3 of the Olympic hockey tournament in Sochi is wrapped up.

Sochi 2014: Day One Recap

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Ondrej Palat was the only Lightning player to take the ice in Day 1 at the Sochi Winter Olympics.

Sweden doubles up Czech Republic

Sweden opened the 2014 Winter Olympic with four straight goals in a 4-2 victory over the Czech Republic. Erik Karlsson stole the show with two goals while 41-year-old Jaromir Jagr proved he can...

No Sochi for Henrik Sedin

Sweden's Henrik Sedin has pulled out of the 2014 Winter Olympics due to bruised ribs. The Vancouver Canucks captain will be replaced by Washington's Marcus Johansson in Sochi.

Drunken moose gang menaces Stockholm resident

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Get ready for the season of drunken moose. As ripe fruit falls from the trees and ferments on the ground, it is time for some of Sweden’s most majestic wild animals to act in a most un-regal manner. One home owner east of Stockholm, the capital, has already been confronted by a mob of boozed-up moose. The five animals, feasting on rotten windfalls, "were threatening" and refused to let him into his garden. "Sensibly enough the (moose) left the scene when police arrived," writes Albin Näverberg on Stockholm police’s website. To prevent further moose booze-binges the home owner, who lives in Värmdö, east of Stockholm, was advised to remove the apples from his yard. "The (moose) will have to get drunk somewhere else," writes Näverberg.

Videos from National Championship women's races

Videos from various National Championships form around Europe

Eric Staal Injured At World Championships

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Eric Staal left the ice Thursday at the World Championships unable to put weight on one leg after a brutal knee-on-knee hit from Alexander Edler.

Thursday Morning Skate: Bad Day For Swedes

I had another idea for today but then some news happened. First of all, and most importantly, P.J. "Pebben" Axelsson likely has a concussion after his playoff game yesterday. They won't be sure...

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