Chris Johnston

@reporterchris

Lead hockey writer for The Canadian Press. Occasional Insider on the NHL Network and Hockey Night in Canada Online.

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Alex Ovechkin whisks the IIHF World Hockey Championship trophy to the Russian dressing room.

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Slovak captain Zdeno Chara honours fallen friend Pavol Demitra.

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The Slovaks share some words just before puck drop.

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A long season for Tomas Plekanec ends with a bronze medal at the worlds: "It's time to take some time off."

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Here's the Finnish table hockey men. It's Lukko -- now with a fox, rather than a lock, on the sweaters.

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Will be the last regular-season game the #devils play at this rink. Probably the last one I'll watch live too.

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I owe Tyler Kennedy a beer. And probably a bunch of reporter friends too.

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Here's the podium. #nhl commissioner Gary Bettman is on in 20 minutes.

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A trip to the Coyotes Den gift shop wouldn't be complete without an impulse buy. Meet the Santa hat.

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The last hurrah for the Euro Dancers.

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And it starts.

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A little over an hour from gold medal game. Score is still 0-0.

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Ilya Kovalchuk talks about tomorrow's gold medal game at the world championship.

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Yesterday I gave you the cheerleaders. Today you get the guys shamelessly lined up nearby to watch them.

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First time I've seen cheerleaders dance directly in front of press row. Further proof of how tough this job is.

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Can you imagine an NHL team giving up these prime seats so that a band could have a stage?

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Canada's first game at PostFinance Arena. Interesting building that allows natural light through clear roof.

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Jacques knows how to wreck a nice photo.

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The Swiss make a mean pretzel. Mmmm.

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