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Daniel Sedin of the Vancouver Canucks (right) and Oscar Fantenberg of the Los Angeles Kings fight for the puck during the NHL China preseason hockey game at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai, China, on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. (AP Photo)

Kings win first game in China

In the first NHL preseason game played in China, the Los Angeles Kings used a third-period scoring spurt to put away the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Thursday.

Calgary Flames blueliner Dylan Olsen takes a water break during NHL training camp at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary on Friday, September 15, 2017. Al Charest/Postmedia

Sharing a dream with Dad

Sitting smack dab in the middle of the balcony’s front row, Darryl Olsen has a Saddledome view he’s dreamed of for decades.

Dave Dawson/The Packet & Times The Subaru of Orillia Terriers will have a lot of new faces in their lineup when they kick off their Provincial Jr. C season Friday night at 7:30 p.m. at Rotary Place against the Schomberg Cougars. The team lost all three of its exhibition games and all three games at a pre-season tourney in Alliston but hope springs eternal as the regular season begins.

Terriers kick off season Friday

In an era of analytics, some would say hockey is a numbers game. Right now, the numbers aren't adding up particularly well for the Subaru of Orillia Terriers.

Dave Dawson/The Packet & Times Penetang’s Michael Redick tries to gain control of the puck as Orillia defenceman Ben Garrett closes in during exhibition action Saturday at Rotary Place. Penetang used a big third period to earn a 7-1 win.

Light debut for Terriers

The Subaru of Orillia Terriers were undermanned but not overwhelmed in their exhibition contest Saturday against Penetang. Despite having just seven forwards and three defencemen, the Jr. C Terriers gave the visiting Kings everything they could handle - for two-plus periods.

Pre-season starts Saturday

The Subaru of Orillia Terriers will host their lone home exhibition game of the pre-season Saturday. The Terriers will welcome the Penetang Kings to Rotary Place for a 5:15 p.m. contest that is the first of a home-and-home series with their Provincial Jr. C League rival. The two teams will clash again Tuesday night in Penetang.

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby displays the Stanley Cup in Halifax on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan)

Fans sing 'Happy Birthday' to Crosby

HALIFAX — NHL superstar Sidney Crosby said it’s “just a number,” as he turned 30 on Monday and brandished the Stanley Cup in a parade that wound through Halifax in his native Nova Scotia.

Predators forward Mike Fisher, with his wife Carrie Underwood and son Isaiah, was honoured for his 1,000th NHL game in Nashville, Tenn., on March 21, 2016. Fisher has announced his retirement after 17 NHL seasons on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. (Mark Humphrey/AP Photo/Files)

Mike Fisher retires from NHL

Nashville Predators forward Mike Fisher has announced his retirement, a move that means the defending Stanley Cup finalists must select a new captain.

Former Nordiques general manager Maurice Filion has died at the age of 85. (Clement Allard/The Canadian Press/Files)

Former Nordiques GM dies

Maurice Filion, the former coach and general manager of the Quebec Nordiques in the World Hockey Association and the National Hockey League, has died.

Pittsburgh Penguins assistant coach Rick Tocchet (right) listens to Mike Sullivan yell at linesman Brian Murphy during a game against the Arizona Coyotes in Pittsburgh, Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Coyotes hire Rick Tocchet

PHOENIX — The Arizona Coyotes have named Rick Tocchet as head coach, replacing Dave Tippett, who parted ways with the franchise after last season.

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