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Simon Gagne retires after 14 seasons

Simon Gagne suited up in 23 games with the Boston Bruins last season, scoring three goals. (

Simon Gagne suited up in 23 games with the Boston Bruins last season, scoring three goals. (

Longtime left winger Simon Gagne on Tuesday announced his retirement, after 14 NHL seasons.

Gagne last suited up for the Boston Bruins, scoring three goals and one assist over 23 games in 2014-15. He took a leave of absence from the team in December to be with his father, Pierre, and did not return following his death.

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NHL Eastern Conference: Odds of making the playoffs

New York Islanders' John Tavares (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

New York Islanders’ John Tavares (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

As we near the 41 game mark for some teams, it signifies the mid-way point of the NHL season. Although it is still early, many teams have gotten off to starts that have laid the foundation for clinching a playoff berth. Let’s check in on the Eastern Conference and see who the odds are in favor of. Read more

Jackets climb out of the basement: Metro Division Weekly Recap



Another week has passed, and the Metropolitan Division continues to boast top, yet mediocre, talent. The Penguins have assumed full control of first place in the division, while the Blue Jackets have leapfrogged from the bottom to the middle of the pack. Read more

Pens, Isles elite in mediocre division: Metro Division Recap – Week 10


The Metropolitan Division still continues to be one of the league’s most intriguing. The Penguins and Islanders remain top-tier, and their arms race continues, as both teams have 38 points. Pittsburgh’s lost their grip on first-place leaguewide (that now belongs to Anaheim), but the Pens and Isles sit at fourth and fifth in the league, respectively. Read more

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