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Jujhar Khaira’s first NHL goal a special moment for hockey

Sports Net

Jujhar Khaira learned hockey on the streets of Surrey, B.C., a Sikh kid and his little brother scoring their Game 7, Stanley Cup-winning goals while in runners, shooting a tennis ball. Khaira was no different than millions of Canadian kids, except for one thing:

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Al Montoya hopes to make impact like Willie O’Ree

NHL.com

One day, Al Montoya might be considered the Willie O’Ree of the Cuban-American community. Nothing would make him prouder. Montoya, a veteran goaltender in his first season with the Montreal Canadiens, is the first player of Cuban heritage to play in the NHL; O’Ree

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Canadiens sign Al Montoya to a two-year extension

NHL.com

MONTREAL — Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced on Monday a two-year contract extension for goaltender Al Montoya (2017-18 and 2018-19). In 11 games with the Canadiens in 2016-17, Montoya has a 4-4-2 record, with one shutout. The 6-foot-2, 209-pound goaltender boasts a 2.74

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My family and I have worked with Kevin Magnuson and KO sports since 2006 after Kevin saw me play in the USHL Fall Classic for Waterloo. Kevin has helped guide me through the USHL, NCAA and NHL and all the good and bad that comes with each League. His experience as a former practicing attorney was really helpful in negotiating all three of my NHL contracts. Kevin and KO Sports were especially prepared for the salary arbitration hearing we had in 2015 with Nashville that ended with me eventually earning an awesome, life changing 5-year deal. 

— Craig Smith

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