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ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues signed longtime president of hockey operations and general manager Doug Armstrong to a five-year contract extension Saturday. Armstrong, 57, was named the organization’s 11th general manager after the 2009-10 season after joining the Blues as assistant general manager in 2008. “When I look back on my career
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Nick Suzuki doesn’t think he’s ever skated faster. The Montreal Canadiens centre had played 61 consecutive regular-season and playoff contests inside cavernous arenas devoid of spectators. Then things changed, if only a little. But it certainly meant more than Suzuki could have ever imagined. The Quebec government lifted some of its COVID-19 restrictions — among
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All Winnipeg Jets players are now vaccinated against COVID-19, including the one between the pipes, who revealed his own brush with the illness on Thursday.   Team captain Blake Wheeler said during a news conference the team is 100 per cent vaccinated, and goaltender Connor Hellebuyck also disclosed details of his recent experience with the coronavirus. The illness caused by the virus
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This is an excerpt from The Buzzer, which is CBC Sports’ daily email newsletter. Stay up to speed on what’s happening in sports by subscribing here. It’s hockey season Today is the first day of fall. Winter is coming. So is NHL hockey. Training camps opened today, the first exhibition games are Saturday, and the regular
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Pierre-Luc Dubois felt like an impostor. Forced to navigate multiple quarantines, a highly publicized run-in with his former coach, a blockbuster trade, injuries and loneliness — the Winnipeg Jets centre was never comfortable during a roller-coaster 2020-21 campaign set against the COVID-19 pandemic’s backdrop. And Dubois knows full-well that long list will come off as
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