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Marie-Philip Poulin focused on Olympic gold — not Hall of Fame

Marie-Philip Poulin isn’t biting. When it was suggested to her that she is already a lock to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame — having scored the gold medal-winning goal in each of the past two Winter Olympic Games — Poulin simply smiles. “I never think about that,” said the captain of the Canadians women’s Olympic hockey team. “Sometimes ...

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Oilers hold off Wild in Cam Talbot's return

The Edmonton Oilers hope Cam Talbot’s return can help stop their roller-coaster December. Talbot made 29 saves after missing seven games with an undisclosed injury, Milan Lucic had a goal and assist and the Oilers held off the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Saturday. Talbot said he felt great after his jokingly self-proclaimed “2 1/2-half week vacation.” He was eased in ...

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Lost and found: Canadian freestyle ski team reunited with equipment after travel mishap

Mikael Kingsbury was surely relieved to find out that Canada’s freestyle ski equipment was recovered ahead of the weekend’s competition in Beijing. (Rick Bowmer/The Associated Press) Canada’s freestyle ski team can breathe a sigh of relief after their lost skis were found on Thursday, just in time for competition, after being misplaced for two days. The Canadians received their skis ...

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Senators snap 5-game skid with win over Rangers

The Ottawa Senators snapped a five-game losing streak Wednesday night with a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers. The victory was just Ottawa’s (10-13-7) second in regulation since Nov. 11. Bobby Ryan, Cody Ceci and Zack Smith scored for the Senators. Craig Anderson, with 27 saves, ended a personal seven-game losing streak with his first win since Nov. 11. ...

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Kevin Koe sweeps into Olympics in thrilling fashion

OTTAWA — Kevin Koe’s team couldn’t be more geographically representative of Canada – they’re all from different parts of the country. And so perhaps it’s fitting they’ll represent Canada at the Olympics. Through all of their curling adventures, Kevin Koe, Marc Kennedy, Brent Laing and Ben Hebert found each other and joined forces four years ago for this moment. On Sunday night, Koe ...

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Flames rally past Canucks on Sam Bennett's late winner

After a slow start, it looks like Sam Bennett has finally found his groove. Bennett scored the winner with 1:10 left in regulation and Matthew Tkachuk had a pair of goals as the Calgary Flames came from behind for a 4-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday. On a determined individual effort, Bennett took the puck hard to the ...

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