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MANHATTAN BEACH, CA — Ned Colletti might be the only person in professional sports history to have traded for Manny Ramirez and scouted the Columbus Blue Jackets‘ power play. Managerial cross-pollination between professional leagues is rare. While general managers and coaches trade notes and use each other for advice, the actual hiring of an executive
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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump honored the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, using the occasion to touch on the situation in Turkey and an agriculture deal with China. The Blues and super fan Laila Anderson were hosted at the White House by President Donald Trump. USA Today Every returning member of the title-winning
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The Los Angeles Kings aren’t taking any chances with the Taylor Swift “curse.” After winning the Stanley Cup in 2012 and 2014, the Kings haven’t gotten out of the first round of the playoffs since a banner commemorating Swift’s sellout streak at Staples Center was raised in August 2015. Swift might sing “Don’t Blame Me,”
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I watched a Los Angeles Kings vs. Calgary Flames game this week. Not by mistake. Not because I fell asleep with Center Ice streaming. I watched it because of pure, uncut, mutual animosity. The rivalry between Kings defenseman Drew Doughty and Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk managed to surpass the trash-talk-laden hype leading up to the
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PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins placed forward Alex Galchenyuk on injured reserve after he aggravated an undisclosed injury that limited him during the preseason. Galchenyuk joins center Evgeni Malkin and forwards Bryan Rust and Nick Bjugstad on IR for the Penguins, who are off to a 1-2-0 start. Galchenyuk, acquired in an offseason trade with
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