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Under Pressure: Bill Peters
After three non-playoff seasons the front office gave him a lot of help on the ice this offseason.
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It’s Carolina Hurricanes day at PHT
Can they get back to the playoffs for the first time since 2010?
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Lehtera: Trade from Blues to Flyers will be ‘good for me’
The forward is happy to have a clean slate.
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Report: Avalanche will soon have AHL affiliate in Colorado
A nice bonus, as their current affiliate is in Texas.
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Butcher not seeking guaranteed NHL roster spot
"It's quite the opposite," according to his agent.
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Under Pressure: Kevin Hayes
Is he capable of centering the Rangers' second line?
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Looking to make the leap: Anthony DeAngelo
"He knows this is his third team in a real quick span, so he's got to make a name for himself."
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Poll: Is Henrik Lundqvist still an elite goalie?
He was inconsistent during the regular season, but he turned it on in the playoffs.
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It’s New York Rangers day at PHT
Breaking down an off-season of big changes.
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Duchene trade talks quiet, but Avs will ‘listen to offers’
Also: a Nikita Zadorov semi-update.
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Logan Couture’s teeth are still sore from horrifying mouth injury
The images of his injury are genuinely disgusting.
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Sidney Crosby at 30
Already among the greats.
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Sabres sign Zemgus Girgensons: two years, $3.2M
That's $1.6M per year for the 14th pick of the 2012 NHL Draft.
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Devils’ Zajac out 4-6 months after pectoral surgery
Suffered during off-season training. Ouch.
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Lightning join effort to move Confederate monument
The Tampa Bay Rays and Buccaneers are also contributing to that effort.
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Penguins shouldn’t rush to replace Bonino
They may have to wait until something shakes loose during the regular season.
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Tavares says ‘no rush’ to sign extension with Isles
He'd rather keep the contract talks private.
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Under Pressure: Derrick Pouliot (again)
“I’ve got to make an impact right away and show that I belong in the NHL."
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Looking to make the leap: Zach Aston-Reese
The 23-year-old forward was a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award last season.
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Poll: Who will the Penguins miss the most?
Marc-Andre Fleury, Nick Bonino, Matt Cullen, Chris Kunitz, Trevor Daley and Ron Hainsey are all gone.
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It’s Pittsburgh Penguins day at PHT
They've enjoyed a modicum of success recently.
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Draisaitl on signing with Oilers: ‘We have something really special’
The deal reportedly includes a no-trade clause.
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Cullen explains why he chose Wild over Penguins
"This was a family decision."
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Bovada gives McDavid higher odds than Crosby to win Hart in 2017-18
An interesting name comes in third, too.
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Oilers cap situation is scary, and not just because of Draisaitl, McDavid
Actually, those two are the biggest reasons for optimism.
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Cullen signs with Wild, opting against retirement (and Penguins)
A one-year, $1M deal with $700K in potential bonuses.
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Oilers ink Draisaitl to monster eight-year, $68 million deal
Just weeks after locking in Connor McDavid for $100 million.
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Report: Vegas among teams in on Pens draftee Byron
University of Maine standout is now an unrestricted free agent.
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Under Pressure: Barry Trotz
Veteran bench boss is heading into the final year of his contract.
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Looking to make the leap: Nathan Walker
Also looking to become the first Australian to play in the NHL.
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Poll: Will the Caps finally make it to the Stanley Cup Final?
Can they get over the hump?
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It’s Washington Capitals day at PHT
Can they break through after that two-year window "closed?"
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Months after falling to Penguins, Capitals work to move past playoff letdown
"I don't like when people say we're a bad team right now," Evgeny Kuznetsov said
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Eichel on Sabres: ‘We think we can be a playoff team’
At the moment, voters in a PHT poll strongly agree.
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Under Pressure: Chuck Fletcher
Zero division titles and zero conference final appearances since taking over in 2009.
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Fabbri’s on track to be ready by Blues training camp
He suffered the season-ending injury in February.
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Report: Devils, Sabres, Vegas in on Hobey Baker winner Butcher
Talented d-man is ready to hit the open market.
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Report: Marchenko the latest to join Russian powerhouse CSKA
The Moscow-based club has been loading up this summer.
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Sweeney shoots down Pastrnak rumors
Agent J.P. Barry said negotiations have been "very open."
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Looking to make the leap: Joel Eriksson Ek
One of the club's prized prospects got a taste last season, and is now looking for a full-time gig.
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Are Wild better team than last season?
Some young players have emerged as stars, but the Minnesota core is getting older.
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It’s Minnesota Wild day at PHT
Is another letdown coming for Bruce Boudreau and the Wild?
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Blues are locked into many salaries, but mostly in a good way
Jake Allen, Vladimir Tarasenko, and others figure to be strong values.
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Slow Pastrnak, Bruins contract talks now include trade rumor
They wouldn't really do that, would they?
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Islanders’ Prince needs 4-6 months to recover from surgery
The forward needed to go under the knife because of issues with a high-ankle sprain.
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Predators’ Mazanec signs one-year deal in KHL
He did not seem to have a spot on the Predators depth chart any longer.
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Dwight King is headed to the KHL
He spent eight years in the NHL with the Los Angeles Kings and Montreal Canadiens.
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Marchenko waived by Maple Leafs, could return to KHL
He appeared in just 11 games for the Maple Leafs this past season.
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Under Pressure: Paul Stastny
The veteran center is heading into the last of his four-year, $28 million contract, and things haven't gone according to plan so far in St. Louis.
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Looking to make the leap: Vince Dunn
The latest in St. Louis' pipeline of good young defensemen.
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Will Blues compete for Central Division title?
The fate of the St. Louis Blues this season might be in Jake Allen's hands.
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It’s St. Louis Blues day at PHT
Can they make gains after a few turbulent years of change?
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Coyotes’ coach isn’t too concerned about ‘beast’ Chychrun
Rick Tocchet doesn't know when the defenseman will be back, but when he returns, look out.
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How can Avs inflate trade value for stars?
Much has been made about teams needing to strike gold with high draft picks to successfully complete a rebuild, and it’s difficult to argue otherwise.
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Avalanche have a ton of flexibility – and questions to answer
The scary and comforting aspects of a relatively clean slate.
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Matt Murray’s furry dog steals show during day with Stanley Cup
Also: Ales Hemsky has a birthday cake that is eating-prone.
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Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond retires; let’s watch that fight one more time
His bout with Cam Janssen was almost as long as his name.
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Yakupov a worthy gamble for the Avalanche
The former No. 1 overall pick is on his third team in five years.
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Poll: Will the Avalanche finish with the NHL’s worst record again?
They did not add a lot to a team that finished with just 48 points a year ago.
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Under Pressure: Joe Sakic
He needs to get the Avalanche headed back in the right direction.
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Looking to make the leap: Tyson Jost
He is next in line for the Avalanche.
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It’s Colorado Avalanche day at PHT
They can only go up from here ... right?
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Jacob Trouba could really make Jets pay with next contract
The drawbacks of teams maximizing their leverage for "bridge" deals.
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Two decades of Paul Maurice, NHL head coach
Remarkably, he's been behind a bench almost every season since 1995-96.
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Looking to make the leap: Kyle Connor
He put up impressive AHL numbers after the Jets demoted him in 2016-17.
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Bettman, Ducks, others share Bryan Murray memories
Scotty Bowman and others share their condolences.
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NHL, Red Wings condemn use of logo at Charlottesville ‘Unite the Right’ rally
Legal action may be taken against white nationalists who used altered Red Wings logos.
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Hockey world mourns death of Bryan Murray
The former Senators general manager touched many lives during his 35 years in the NHL.
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Winnipeg Jets are finally interesting
Will it lead to better results on the ice? We don't know. But at least they are fun to watch.
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Poll: Did the Jets do enough this summer to make the playoffs?
The franchise has made the playoffs just twice in 17 years.
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Under Pressure: Steve Mason
The Jets need him to solidify their long-time weakness.
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It’s Winnipeg Jets day at PHT
They missed out on the playoffs once again.
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Gretzky has high praise for ‘workaholic general manager’ McPhee
He's been busy in preparation for the Golden Knights' inaugural season.
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Connor Brown ‘confident’ contract situation with Maple Leafs will get figured out
He enjoyed a breakout 20-goal campaign in 2016-17.
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After a serious leg injury last season, Richardson expects to be ready for training camp
The injury occurred in November and required surgery.
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With a new deal in Dallas, Radulov must prove himself once again
The Stars signed him to a five-year, $31.25 million deal in July.
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Sedins out to prove they can still play at ‘high level’
They're coming a very tough 2016-17 with the Canucks.
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After aggressive offseason, Nill needs moves to pay off
A new head coach and a bunch of new players have expectations high in Dallas.
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Looking to make the leap: Jason Dickinson
The speedy, versatile forward is hoping to bounce back after a tough 2016-17.
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Under Pressure: Ben Bishop
Goaltending has to improve if the Stars are to become legitimate Stanley Cup contenders. 
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Poll: Is Hitchcock the right head coach for Stars?
Can he get them to improve defensively?
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It’s Dallas Stars day at PHT
They've undergone some changes.
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USA, Canada preparing for NHL-less Olympics very differently
Team Canada GM Sean Burke: "We don't want to leave any stones unturned."
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‘I’m not too stressed’ about contract situation, says RFA Wennberg
He had a breakout season for the Blue Jackets in 2016-17.
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Lundqvist back skating after knee injury at World Championships
"I've been skating a few times now and I feel good."
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Oilers sign first-round pick Yamamoto to entry-level deal
"He is small, but he’s strong and has tremendous heart and skill."
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Blackhawks need a push from young forwards Hartman, Schmaltz
Both players enter their sophomore NHL seasons.
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Wild news: Parise says he ‘stunk’; Kaprizov signs 3-year KHL deal
With eight years still remaining on his massive contract, it's imperative that Parise finds his game again. 
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Hossa was a ‘special player,’ and the ‘Hawks are going to miss him
Signed in 2009. Parade in 2010. Not a coincidence.
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Looking to make the leap: Alex DeBrincat
Regardless of where he begins his pro career, his development will be fun and fascinating to watch.
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Under Pressure: Jonathan Toews
The captain has to produce more now that his old linemate, Brandon Saad, is back.
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Poll: Will the ‘Hawks regret trading Panarin?
Brandon Saad will have to fill the void.
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It’s Chicago Blackhawks day at PHT
It's been, um, quite an offseason for them.
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Could Scott Hartnell see an increased role in Nashville?
At age 35, he's coming off a difficult 2016-17 season in Columbus.
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Report: Slovakia hires Craig Ramsay to coach Olympic team
His coaching experience in the NHL dates back to the late 1980s.
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Despite impressive young core, Predators need Rinne to step up again next season
While balancing his workload given he's 35.
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Stars ‘strongly opposed’ to Texas ‘bathroom bill’ (Updated)
Update: The NHL has since also opposed the proposed bill.
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Canucks re-sign Gaunce to two-year, one-way deal
The only remaining RFA for Vancouver to get under contract is Bo Horvat.
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Dany Heatley awarded $6.5 million in lawsuit against former agent
Heatley filed the lawsuit in 2012, according to reports.
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The Predators’ Stanley Cup window is wide open
GM David Poile has locked up his core for years to come.
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Assuming everyone’s healthy, Wings will ‘probably’ have to shed salary
GM Ken Holland has a cap crunch on his hands.
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Looking to make the leap: Vladislav Kamenev
After two years in the AHL, expect a motivated player at training camp.
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Under Pressure: Nick Bonino
Can the 29-year-old handle a second-line role in Nashville?
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Washington’s Verizon Center will become Capital One Arena
A name change for the home of the Capitals.
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Poll: Are Preds favorites in West?
Do they have another Stanley Cup Final run in them?
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It’s Nashville Predators day at PHT
They made it to Game 6 of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final.
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Minus an AHL affiliate next season, Blues sign one-year deal with ECHL’s Tulsa Oilers
Blues GM: "We are proud to extend our footprint to Tulsa and partner with the Oilers for the 2017-18 season."
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Temper early expectations of Steven Stamkos in return from knee injury
He played in only 17 games last season due to the injury (and surgery) last November.
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NBC’s Eddie Olczyk undergoing treatment for colon cancer
Olczyk was diagnosed with the disease last week.
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Canucks-Kings exhibition series in China highlights NHL preseason schedule
Lots of travel to non-NHL communities, too.
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Islanders re-sign Gionta to one-year, two-way contract
He appeared in 26 games for NYI last season.
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Detroit’s made ‘a number of offers’ to Athanasiou
"We've had a number of conversations."
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Under Pressure: Andrei Vasilevskiy
The goalie of the future is now the full-time goalie of the present.
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Looking to make the leap: Mikhail Sergachev
Acquired in the Jonathan Drouin trade, the talented Russian d-man has his eyes on the NHL.
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Brayden Point emerged as bright spot for Bolts during tough year
"(Point's) growth has been phenomenal," said head coach Jon Cooper.
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Poll: Will the Lightning make the playoffs next season?
They fell one point shy of making the postseason last year.
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It’s Tampa Bay Lightning day at PHT
The Bolts look to get back into the playoffs next spring.
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‘It’s just a number’ — Sidney Crosby celebrates 30th birthday with the Stanley Cup
Three Stanley Cup titles, two Olympic gold medals, five 100-plus point seasons.
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After playing a ‘key role’ in AHL, Sharks re-sign Goodrow to two-year deal
He's appeared in 77 games for San Jose over the last three years.
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Habs have available cap space to help remedy pressing roster needs
About $8.46 million in cap space right now.
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Minor leaguers on NHL contracts can’t go to Olympics
That means any player on a two-way contract, or one loaned to an AHL or ECHL club.
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Under Pressure: Jonathan Drouin
The Quebec kid cost Montreal a prized prospect and $33 million. The stakes are high.
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Looking to make the leap: Charles Hudon
This post is part of Canadiens Day on PHT… Charles Hudon has played the waiting game for a while. Now it might be over. On the checklist for a roster spot in Montreal this season, Hudon ticks several...
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Who’s playing center in Montreal next season?
Will they give Alex Galchenyuk another chance?
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Poll: Will the Canadiens win the Atlantic Division next season?
Will the additions of Jonathan Drouin and Karl Alzner be enough?
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It’s Montreal Canadiens day at PHT
We focus on all of the stories impacting the team as NHL training camps get close.
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Can David Backes bounce back in 2017?
He still has four years remaining on a long-term contract he signed in free agency.
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Sweden WJC coach expects Alexander Nylander to make Sabres’ roster
He was one of the best players at the 2017 World Junior Championships.
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The Senators are going to need another big season from Craig Anderson
He was arguably the Senators most important player in 2016-17.
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Coyotes will once again be patient with Dylan Strome
He has played just seven games in the NHL since being selected with the No. 3 overall pick in the 2015 NHL draft.
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Under Pressure: Bobby Ryan
The 2016-17 season was a mixed bag for Ryan.
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Poll: Are the Senators capable of another deep playoff run?
They lost Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final in double overtime.
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Sens getting a bargain now, but keep an eye on that Karlsson situation
He has two more years left on his deal, with a $6.5 million cap hit, before he's eligible to become a UFA.
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Looking to make the leap: Thomas Chabot
At age 20, he'll look to take his puck-moving ability to the NHL next season.
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It’s Ottawa Senators day at PHT
We take a look at all of the key stories they face heading into the season.
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Strome ready for fresh start in Edmonton
The Oilers acquired him in a one-for-one trade involving Jordan Eberle this summer.
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Ekblad ready to bounce back from frustrating year
He missed 14 games due to injury and saw his play regress.
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Panthers’ best hope for improvement in 2017: Better health for top players
Aleksander Barkov, Jonathan Huberdeau, Nick Bjugstad and Aaron Ekblad all missed significant time due to injury.
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Red Wings sign first-round pick Rasmussen to entry-level contract
They selected him with the No. 9 overall pick in the 2017 NHL draft.
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Vegas’ Nate Schmidt awarded two years, $4.5 million in arbitration
That is a lot more than Vegas had hoped to pay.
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John Tavares says he wants time with Islanders ‘to continue’
The Islanders still have something to prove, even if Tavares didn't say it.
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Under Pressure: Dale Tallon
Will his vision be validated or will the Panthers stumble once more?
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Poll: Should the Panthers have re-signed Jaromir Jagr?
They chose not to, but was that the right move?
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Looking to make the leap: Owen Tippett
The Panthers have given every indication that he'll get a real shot.
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It’s Florida Panthers day at PHT
Read all about it!
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Stepan feels ‘like a young guy,’ but will take leadership role with Coyotes
At age 27, he's one of the oldest forwards in Arizona.
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Canucks forward Dorsett will be ‘ready for camp’ after neck surgery
He played in only 14 games last season.
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Leafs face heightened expectations
Now, how do they handle it?
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Stars re-sign Oleksiak to one-year deal
He played in 41 games for Dallas last season.
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Under Pressure: Patrick Marleau
He signed in Toronto for three years at $18.75 million.
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Disgruntled ‘Canes forward Nestrasil signs in KHL
Had a falling out with Carolina last season.
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USA Hockey won’t put NHL players on Olympic roster
Also confirmed reports that University of Wisconsin bench boss Tony Granato will serve as head coach.
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Report: Prust to attend Kings camp on PTO
Veteran tough guy spent last season in the German League.
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Looking to make the leap: Kasperi Kapanen
After an impressive playoff performance for the Leafs.
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Poll: Will the Maple Leafs have the NHL’s best offense next season?
With Auston Matthews leading the charge, anything is possible.
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It’s Toronto Maple Leafs day at PHT
Can Auston Matthews & Co. keep it going?
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Report: Tony Granato will be U.S. hockey head coach at 2018 Olympics
Chris Chelios will reportedly be one of his assistant coaches.
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Panthers take care of free agents by signing MacKenzie Weegar
He appeared in his first three NHL games last season.
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Flyers sign other high 2017 draft picks Frost, Ratcliffe
Both were part of trades by GM Ron Hextall.
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Ouch: Coyotes’ Chychrun out indefinitely after knee surgery
The team will provide an update during training camp.
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Report: Schmidt, Golden Knights actually went to salary arbitration
They still have 48 hours to make their own deal after the hearing, though.
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Under Pressure: Petr Mrazek
Was a tough year for the guy once considered Detroit's future in goal.
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Flames name Maloney VP of hockey ops, re-sign AGMs Conroy and Pascall
A busy day for Calgary's front office.
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Canucks expect to have Horvat signed before training camp
RFA center led the team in goals and points last season.
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Looking to make the leap: Michael Rasmussen
"I'm taking the approach that I'm going to take someone's job and I'm going to take a spot on the team."
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Report: After losing farm team, Blues land new one for next season
Will enter an affiliation with AHL San Antonio starting in '18-19.
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What can Red Wings expect from Dylan Larkin?
Dyland Larkin's sophomore season didn't go according to plan, and the Red Wings need him to elevate his game in order to have success this season.
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Is it time for Detroit to go through rebuild?
General Manger Ken Holland has some interesting decisions to make to rebuild the Red Wings over the next several years.
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It’s Detroit Red Wings day at PHT
A lot ended for the Detroit Red Wings last season. After making the playoffs for all 26 seasons since 1990-91, the Red Wings finally failed to reach the postseason in 2016-17. There was a sad symbolism of...
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Mike Fisher retiring after 17 seasons
"This is the hardest decision I’ve ever had to make, but I know I’ve made the right one."
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Kucherov’s agent: ‘Everything is good’ with Lightning after comments
Apparently the star forward patched things up with GM Steve Yzerman.
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Duchene tries to be ‘relaxed’ about Avs, trade rumors
It's out of his control, so it's tough to blame him for trying.
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Granlund expects Wild to finally deliver in playoffs
"We can do some damage."
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With reported Prosser signing, Blues could be done for summer
It is reportedly a two-year, two-way deal.
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Sabres owner discusses report that Jack Eichel seeks 8-year deal
"I can tell you this, We want Jack and Jack wants to be in Buffalo," Terry Pegula said.
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Sabres have big decision looming on Evander Kane
Should the Buffalo Sabres re-sign or trade Evander Kane? Or something else?
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Looking to make the leap: Alex Nylander
Got a taste last year, making his NHL debut and appearing in four games for the Sabres.
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Under Pressure: Robin Lehner
It's a show-me season for Buffalo's No. 1 netminder.
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Will Sabres snap their playoff drought?
The Sabres haven’t been to the Stanley Cup Playoffs in quite some time, when they were eliminated in the first round in 2011.
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Islanders, de Haan agree to one-year, $3.3M deal
The Islanders and blueliner Calvin de Haan went right down to the wire but eventually worked out a deal.
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What will Eichel’s next deal look like?
The Sabres have one of the best young forwards in the NHL, and now they need to figure out how to get him under contract for the foreseeable future.
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It’s Buffalo Sabres day at PHT
Will all the big changes translate to success on the ice?
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Wild salary cap outlook with Granlund, Niederreiter signed
Epic contracts for Zach Parise and Ryan Suter remain a concern.
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Wild avoid arbitration, sign Mikael Granlund for three years
A $5.75M cap hit, or $17.25M over three years.
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Hurricanes bet big again on young defense by extending Brett Pesce
A six-year deal with a $4.025M cap hit that begins in 2018-19.
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How much does Zdeno Chara have left at 40?
It's time to ease Chara's burden.
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Karmanos still not sure offer to buy Hurricanes ‘cuts the mustard’
But if Chuck Greenberg can't raise the money, it's a moot point anyway.
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Under Pressure: David Backes
At this point in his career, he's probably best suited for a bottom-six role.
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Sabres hire ex-NHLer Komisarek as player development coach
The latest addition to Phil Housley's staff.
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Looking to make the leap: Anders Bjork
But he won't be the only young forward gunning for a spot on Boston's roster next season.
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Who will step up and give the Bruins some decent backup goaltending?
Will it be Anton Khudobin? Or will Zane McIntyre or Malcolm Subban take the No. 2 job behind Tuukka Rask?
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