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The NHL’s best father-son combinations

(Left to right) Marty, Gordie and Mark Howe with the WHA's Houston Aeros. (SI)

Left to right: Marty, Gordie and Mark Howe with the WHA’s Houston Aeros. (SI)

For fathers and sons, professional sports have always been a fun way to bond and grow closer together, and hockey is no different. Plenty of kids from big Eastern metropolises, to rural Canadian farmland, and everywhere in-between develop a love for hockey from their parents.

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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. (Bruins.NHL.com)

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

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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Phone lines are burning as NHL trade deadline looms closer

Phil Kessel  (Photo: Getty Images).

Phil Kessel (Photo: Getty Images).

We’ve already had one blockbuster deal that no one really expected when Evander Kane headed over to Buffalo. That was followed by a multi-player deal by the Leafs and Predators that sent highly coveted defenseman, Cody Franson to Nashville. Two significant moves and we’re still 11 days away from the deadline. Read more

Virtually locked up Eastern Conference is all about positioning now

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Price is screened by Helm (Photo: Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

The 8 teams that currently hold playoff spots today, will likely be the same ones holding them at the close of the regular season.
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