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Oilers reportedly might spend Eberle savings on signing Russell
A four-year deal worth about $4M per season could be close. Yikes.
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Report: Vegas isn’t interested in trading defensemen Theodore, Schmidt
Teams might be better off asking for veteran blueliners.
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NHL may punish failed offside reviews with penalties next season
"You better be sure" when you challenge a goal for offside, Colin Campbell said.
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Blackhawks on ‘huge loss’ of Hossa, lingering salary cap questions
Putting him on long-term IR isn't as simple as it may seem, according to Stan Bowman.
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For Oilers, trading Eberle was about ‘long-term thinking’
As for the rest of his team, Peter Chiarelli wasn't too talkative.
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Ryan Strome pumped at prospect of playing with McDavid, Draisaitl
"Connor and Leon ... their skill is just exceptional."
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Habs ‘have holes in many positions,’ and Bergevin’s busy trying to fill them
It's another summer of big change in Montreal.
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Two fewer defensemen means Canucks less likely to trade Tanev
But should that matter if they're truly rebuilding?
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Penguins re-sign Ruhwedel to a two-year deal
With an average annual value of $650,000.
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NHL announces 2017-18 regular season schedule
Which doesn't include an Olympic break.
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Eberle hopes to re-establish chemistry with John Tavares
They teamed up to score one of the iconic goals in Canadian world juniors history.
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Welcome Jason Demers to the trade rumor mill
Will the shakeup in Florida continue?
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Habs address blueline, acquire Schlemko from Vegas
In exchange for a fifth-round pick in 2019.
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Kings add ‘tremendous all-around teacher’ Nachbaur to coaching staff
His familiarity with John Stevens dates back to the late 1980s.
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Here’s the new first-round draft order
The Vegas Golden Knights have three selections Friday.
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Losing Neal to Vegas was a ‘pretty big price to pay’ for Predators
Losing Neal does open up cap space, and Nashville has some key pending RFAs to sign.
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Caps re-sign Christian Djoos, who could get his NHL shot next season
Washington's blue line is going to look different in 2017-18. 
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Bettman says NHL will call more slashes next season
Expect a crackdown from referees after a couple of notable injuries in 2016-17.
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Stars add Barnes and Wilson to Hitch’s staff, retain Fraser
"The three have a unique familiarity with the club," said GM Jim Nill.
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‘We will be aggressive’ — Panthers GM looks to add scoring in free agency
After losing Jonathan Marchessault and Reilly Smith to Vegas yesterday.
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NHL Draft profile — Owen Tippett
Offensively talented winger is coming off a great OHL playoff.
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NHL Draft profile — Cale Makar
Considered to be one of the top defensemen available.
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Leafs' Auston Matthews deserves Calder award
Here's a look at Auston Matthews' dominant first season in the NHL.
Patrick vs. Hischier - who should be No. 1 pick?
Nolan Patrick might be regarded as the best prospect in 2017 draft but the New Jersey Devils could surprise everyone by taking fast-rising prospect Nico Hischier No. 1 overall.
Panthers officially add Chris Pronger to front office
He'll be a special adviser to the president of hockey operations.
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Plenty of trade chatter now that freeze is over
Marco Scandella, Jordan Eberle and Trevor van Riesmdyk could all be on the move.
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PHT Morning Skate: Expansion draft winners and losers
Thursday's collection of links.
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Vegas has 15 d-men, but won’t keep them all
The Dallas Stars are reportedly interested in Marc Methot.
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Vegas Golden Knights name their team
The NHL's newest franchise has some players now.
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After stockpiling picks, Vegas aims to ‘draft our way to success’
And GM George McPhee will have plenty of opportunities to do so.
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Connor McDavid captures the Hart Trophy (video)
He was the only player to hit 100 points this season.
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Hart Memorial Trophy: Connor McDavid
Oilers' captain Connor McDavid wins the 2017 Hart Memorial Trophy.
Fleury drafted to the Vegas Golden Knights
The Vegas Golden Knights announce their decision to draft goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury. Fleury, present in Vegas, tells Kathryn Tappen said he didn't expect the standing ovation, but is excited.
Fleury, Schmidt round out Golden Knights roster
The Golden Knights finish the expansion draft in a big way, drafting Nate Schmidt and Marc-Andre Fleury from the Capitals and Penguins.
Bobrovsky wins second Vezina Trophy with Blue Jackets (video)
The other finalists were Braden Holtby and Carey Price.
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Video: Emotional speeches from Bryan Bickell, Craig Anderson
The 2017 NHL Awards: somehow not sponsored by Kleenex.
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Vezina Trophy: Sergei Bobrovsky
Blue Jackets' goalie Sergeri Bobrovsky wins the 2017 Vezina Trophy at the NHL Awards.
Johnny Gaudreau bests Granlund, Tarasenko for Lady Byng Trophy
He had just four penalty minutes this season.
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Bickell's emotional NHL farewell
Two-time Stanley Cup winner Bryan Bickell has faced many challenges on the ice, but his greatest obstacle happened away from a rink. Bickell, diagnosed with M.S. and retired from the game, is honored at the...
Golden Knights make third-round picks
The Vegas Golden Knights continue to piece their team together with the third round of picks from the 2017 NHL expansion draft.
Masterton Trophy caps emotional year for Craig, Nicholle Anderson
Edging Derek Ryan and Andrew Cogliano.
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Tortorella claims Jack Adams Award over Babcock, McLellan (video)
Torts was the most likely coach to be fired first during the season, according to the oddsmakers.
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Bill Masterton Trophy: Senators' Craig Anderson
Senators' Craig Anderson is the winner of this year's Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy.
Poile loses Neal, but gets named 2017 GM of the Year
The other finalists were Pierre Dorion and Peter Chiarelli.
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Jack Adams Award: John Tortorella
Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella is awarded the 2017 Jack Adams Award for the league's most outstanding head coach.
Auston Matthews claims Calder Memorial Trophy
He beats out Patrik Laine and Zach Werenski for the award.
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Neal, Garrison lead Golden Knights' second round
James Neal, formerly of the Predators, and Jason Garrison highlight the second round of players headed to the Golden Knights via the expansion draft.
Calder Memorial Trophy: Auston Matthews
Auston Matthews becomes the first member of the Toronto Maple Leafs to win the Calder Trophy for Rookie of the Year since 1966.
NHL 18 cover: another part of a big night for McDavid
EA Sports also unveiled a trailer for the upcoming game.
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Foligno, Hamonic win charity awards
Blue Jackets' Nick Foligno and Islanders' Travis Hamonic brought home the King Clancy Memorial Trophy and NHL Foundation Players Award, respectively, for their commitment to charity.
Denna Laing presents at 2017 NHL Awards
In 2016 Denna Laing took to the ice in her hometown stadium where a freak play left her lying on the ice, unable to get up. Laing didn't let her accident stop her, raising thousands for charity in the...
Connor McDavid lands on the cover of NHL 18
Oilers' Connor McDavid is revealed to be on the cover of NHL 18.
Burns edges Karlsson for his first Norris Trophy (video)
Victor Hedman also had a fantastic year.
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Knights announce first 9 picks of expansion draft
Las Vegas Golden Knights owner Bill Foley and GM George McPhee announce the first nine picks of the team's expansion draft.
Patrice Bergeron wins record-tying fourth Selke Trophy
Ties Bob Gainey for most all-time Selke Trophy awards in NHL history
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James Norris Memorial Trophy: Brent Burns
Brent Burns wins the 2017 Norris Trophy for the league's top defenseman,
Frank J. Selke Trophy: Patrice Bergeron
Patrice Bergeron wins his fourth Frank J. Selke Trophy for the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game.
Players vote McDavid over Crosby as 2017 Ted Lindsay winner
Brent Burns was the other finalist.
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Ted Lindsay Award: Connor McDavid
Connor McDavid is announced as the 2017 recipient of the Ted Lindsay Award for the most outstanding player as voted by the NHLPA.
WATCH LIVE: Vegas Golden Knights expansion draft, NHL Awards
Who's going to Vegas and who takes home some hardware.
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Reports: Capitals lose Schmidt, not Grubauer, to expansion draft
Still a difficult omission.
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Two key Panthers reportedly headed to Vegas Golden Knights
Why settle for Jonathan Marchessault or Reilly Smith when you can get both?
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Skin disorder will force Marian Hossa to miss all of 2017-18 season
"While I am disappointed that I will not be able to play, I have to consider the severity of my condition and how the treatments have impacted my life both on and off the ice."
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James Neal reportedly headed to Vegas … for now?
Nashville's loss might be someone else's gain.
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Vegas’ McPhee continues to stockpile defense in expansion draft
Boston Bruins' Colin Miller reportedly part of a considerable haul.
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Report: Golden Knights take Engelland, who used to play in Vegas
Flames d-man has also lived there for the last 13 years.
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Report: Islanders convince Vegas to take Berube in expansion draft
Mikhail Grabovski and the 15th pick may be involved.
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Kings’ d-man McNabb reportedly on his way to Vegas
The craziness continues.
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Report: Perron selected by Golden Knights
This will be his fifth NHL team.
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Golden Knights will reportedly take Lindberg, not Raanta, from Rangers
A nice player for Vegas, but it could have been worse for the Blueshirts.
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Report: After impressive AHL postseason, Wings prospect Nosek ‘most likely’ Vegas bound
Which then means Petr Mrazek would stay in Detroit.
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Kesler could reportedly be out 4-5 months after hip surgery
Originally believed to be out 12 weeks.
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Report: Vegas in on veteran d-men Methot, Emelin
But will they actually remain Golden Knights?
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Report: Maple Leafs may lose Leipsic to Vegas
He's been very productive in the AHL.
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NHL Draft profile — Miro Heiskanen
Regarded as one of the top defensemen available.
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Report: Vegas to select Fleury and acquire additional draft pick from Penguins
He's been mentioned several times as a possible option in net for the Golden Knights.
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Report: Stars’ Cody Eakin is going to the Golden Knights
He has three more years remaining on his current deal.
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Alzner meets with Vegas, but will test free agency
Veteran Caps d-man appears ready to go to market.
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NHL Draft profile — Casey Mittelstadt
Minnesota high school phenom finished as the No. 3-ranked North American skater.
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NHL Draft profile — Gabriel Vilardi
Fresh off a Memorial Cup win with OHL Windsor.
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Golden Knights’ historic home opener goes Oct. 10 versus Coyotes
The full NHL schedule will be released Thursday.
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Welcome Shea Theodore to the trade rumor mill
Kind of a big day.
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Jarome Iginla is still ‘planning to play again’ next season
He wants another crack at the Stanley Cup.
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NHL takes over Vegas with awards show, expansion draft
In case you haven't heard.
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Report: ‘A legitimate possibility’ Hossa has played his last NHL game
According to Elliotte Friedman, this is in part due to a serious allergic reaction to his hockey equipment.
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Karlsson doesn’t regret playing through foot injury during playoffs
He had surgery and is expected to miss four months.
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Report: NHL will honor Bickell at awards show
He retired at the end of this season, after being diagnoses with MS.
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Shero warned there are ‘no shortcuts’ in turning around the Devils
If there is a team that needs the No. 1 overall pick, it is the New Jersey Devils.
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Report: Sabres won’t bring back assistant coaches
More changes in Buffalo.
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Could the Wild still make a deal with Vegas? (Updated)
Bob McKenzie is reporting speculation Minnesota could have a deal with Vegas.
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Nolan Patrick highlights Hockey Canada roster for World Junior Summer Showcase
Now, will he go No. 1 overall in this week's NHL Draft?
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Vegas could make ‘throwaway picks’ in the expansion draft
Some teams don't have anything the Golden Knights want.
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Report: Mrazek’s attitude among reasons he was left unprotected
Detroit raised some eyebrows by protecting Jimmy Howard.
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OHL star Darren Raddysh signs AHL contract with Rockford
Never drafted, but put up a ton of points in 2016-17.
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McPhee: ‘We’re going to be a good team’
The Vegas Golden Knights will unveil their roster tomorrow.
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Report: Lightning have side deal in place with Vegas
Tampa Bay left a couple of young defensemen exposed in the expansion draft.
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Coyotes face criticism for ‘ham-handed’ Doan dismissal
It wasn't so much the decision, rather, it was the way it was handled.
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USA Hockey invites 42 players to World Junior Summer Showcase
Including Islanders draft pick Kieffer Bellows.
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Kovalchuk still planning NHL return, says Shero
The plan remains for him to pick a team, at which point the Devils would orchestrate a sign-and-trade.
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Pens GM Rutherford tells pending UFAs to explore free agency
Nick Bonino, Chris Kunitz and Trevor Daley may all walk.
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PHT Morning Skate: Bob McKenzie’s top 100 draft prospects
Tuesday's collection of links.
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Marchessault’s ‘esteem took a hit’ after being unprotected
Seems like Florida tried to make a deal to keep him with the Panthers, but it didn't work out.
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Predators sign prospect d-man Lyytinen to two-year entry-level deal
Nashville took him in the fifth round back in 2014
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After developing players, ‘it’s a bit frustrating’ to possibly lose one in expansion draft
Chuck Fletcher: "The good news is we can only lose one player."
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Report: Isles, Vegas working on expansion draft deal (Updated)
A first-round pick is reportedly involved.
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Shane Doan: ‘It was the owner’s decision’
The Coyotes made it official Monday: They are parting ways with Doan, their captain since 2003.
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Is Madison Bowey NHL ready? The Capitals seem to think so
And there could be openings on Washington's blue line next season.
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Doan’s agent calls Coyotes’ decision a ‘very sad day for Arizona hockey’
"Time for him to get a shot at the Cup."
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Bolts re-sign Budaj — two years, $2.05 million
Locking in a backup for Andrei Vasilevskiy.
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Report: Russian scorer Dadonov likely to play in Vegas next season
He had another terrific season in the KHL.
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Coyotes part ways with Shane Doan
End of a very long era in Arizona.
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McPhee says today is last day to make trades with Vegas
The team will begin selecting players tomorrow.
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NHL to reveal 2017-18 schedule on Thursday
The final nail in the coffin for Olympic participation?
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After going unprotected, Staal holds off on commenting
Wild's leading goalscorer is an option for Las Vegas.
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NHL Draft profile — Nico Hischier
The No. 2 ranked North American skater.
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Evander Kane hopes he’s still in Buffalo next season
But he's heard the trade rumors.
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U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame announces Class of 2017
Kevin Collins officiated more than 2,000 NHL games as a linesman.
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Smith no ‘consolation prize,’ says Flames GM
“We scoured the market and looked at every goaltender out there and we felt this was the best fit.”
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NHL Draft profile — Nolan Patrick
Central Scouting's No. 1-ranked North American skater.
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Milan Lucic ‘would definitely love’ to become a GM one day
Despite having six years remaining on his contract, the Oilers forward is already thinking about life after hockey.
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PHT Morning Skate: Top 12 surprises on NHL protection lists
Monday's collection of links.
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Pending UFA Weal likes Philly, but ‘will listen to other opportunities also,’ says agent
He finished the season in Philly with a nice, productive flurry.
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‘A huge sigh of relief’ — Beaulieu welcomes trade to Sabres before expansion draft freeze
On Sunday, Buffalo officially protected him from the expansion draft.
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Penguins equipment manager surprises young girl with leukemia with Stanley Cup visit
A very heart-warming story out of Pittsburgh.
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NHL reveals all 30 teams’ available, protected players for expansion draft
The Golden Knights must choose one player from each team.
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NHL salary cap will be $75M for 2017-18 season
The floor, meanwhile, will be $55.4 million.
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PHT’s Vegas Golden Knights expansion draft coverage, all in one spot
Rumors, rules, dates and player lists.
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Vegas GM to teams fearing expansion draft: ‘Negotiate your way out of this’
It sounds like GM George McPhee won't leave a stone un-turned.
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Wild could lose Dumba, Staal or Scandella in Vegas expansion draft
No wonder GM Chuck Fletcher spoke of losing sleep at night.
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Ducks don’t protect Manson or Vatanen, may have deal with Vegas
Must be a pretty sweet one, then.
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Yes, Predators expose Neal instead of Jarnkrok to expansion draft
Shifting the debate for Vegas to: Neal or Pontus Aberg?
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Red Wings raise eyebrows by protecting Howard instead of Mrazek
One of the bigger expansion draft surprises on Sunday.
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Sunday in Vegas expansion draft: Protected lists coming
Some answers on the way ... maybe?
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Report: Flames have left Brouwer unprotected in expansion draft
That's based on a reported protection list Saturday. No official announcements have been made.
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Stars lock up another young defenseman in Bystrom
Part of Jim Nill's fleet of bright-eyed blueliners.
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Sounds like Coyotes GM John Chayka isn’t done dealing
Goaltending is on the list of priorities.
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Penguins promote Mike Buckley to goaltending coach
After Mike Bales joined the Carolina Hurricanes.
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Werenski has started summer training after season-ending facial fracture
The injury occurred in Game 3 versus Pittsburgh during the opening round.
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Vegas GM McPhee holds all the cards leading to expansion draft
"Vegas has indicated that they will give all 30 clubs every opportunity to keep their rosters intact if they'd like."
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Report: Capitals expose Nate Schmidt in expansion draft
After his playoff performance, he believed he could work into top-four role in Washington.
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Report: Kings expose Brown, Gaborik for expansion draft
Protecting four defensemen in the process.
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Ryan Kesler out 12 weeks after hip surgery
He had one goal and eight points in 17 playoff games this spring.
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‘A proven history of success’ — Hurricanes name Mike Bales new goaltender coach
Bales joins Carolina after four years as Penguins' goalie coach.
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The Wild didn’t make a move prior to trade freeze deadline
But still reportedly in talks with Vegas.
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Devils acquire d-man Mirco Mueller from Sharks
The two clubs also exchanged 2017 draft picks.
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Trade: Habs ship Nathan Beaulieu to Sabres for draft pick
He had a career-high 28 points in 2016-17.
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Trade: Flames acquire Mike Smith from Coyotes, likely ending Fleury pursuit
Which would be a reunion with Calgary GM Brad Treliving.
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Report: Jets get big break, Enstrom waives NMC for expansion draft
A kind gesture from a player who's been with the franchise for ages.
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NHL, NHLPA have ‘conceptual agreement’ on Despres buyout
"We are in the process of documenting that resolution."
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Welcome Jonathan Marchessault to the trade rumor mill
After last year's breakout 30-goal campaign.
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Report: Predators struggle to avoid losing key player to expansion draft
Could they lose someone like James Neal or Calle Jarnkrok?
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Two big expansion draft deadlines today: Trade freeze, protected lists due
Teams try their best to limit the damage today.
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Blue Jackets expected to pay big price to limit expansion draft damage
The process could reportedly cost them a first-rounder and a significant prospect.
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In order to ‘accelerate our process,’ Vegas GM wants to acquire more draft picks
Naturally, the Golden Knights have been linked to a few trade rumors.
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Coyotes acquire Nick Cousins from Flyers (Updated)
Cousins had six goals and 16 points last season.
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Sports hernias impacting NHL players of all ages, including potential No. 1 pick Nolan Patrick
His 2016-17 draft season was interrupted by injury.
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Benning: ‘Nothing’s set in stone’ as Canucks mull expansion draft options
The great Brandon Sutter - Brendan Gaunce debate captivated Vancouver.
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Matthews had high praise for Crosby and Malkin
Following their stellar playoff performances.
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Coyotes announce changes to front office
Anthony LeBlanc is no longer president and CEO.
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Report: Habs will not qualify Nesterov
...making him an unrestricted free agent.
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Thornton doing ‘extremely well’ after knee surgery, contract talks ongoing
Meanwhile, Doug Wilson has left the door open to the possibility of a trade prior to expansion draft.
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Rutherford: Star player treatment still a concern, Pens will beef up in free agency
“We are going to try to add a player or two that maybe we can have more protection in our lineup."
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Sergachev motivated to make Lightning next season
But there's an incentive for Tampa Bay to return him to junior.
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Oilers extend Khaira — two years, $1.35 million
Former third-round pick scored his first NHL goal this past season.
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Reminder: Key dates and rules before expansion draft
It's going to be a hectic week in the NHL, to say the least. 
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Reports: NHLPA to vote on $75 million salary cap
If approved, that would raise the cap from its current level of $73 million.
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Report: Ducks to waive Despres for buyout purposes (Updated)
Missed almost all of last season due to concussion problems.
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Boucher ‘never really gave me the chance,’ says Neil
"I saw the writing on the wall."
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Expect some big trades before tomorrow’s freeze kicks in
Vegas probably won't get to pick Sami Vatanen in the expansion draft.
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Pens sign second-rounder Filip Gustavsson to entry-level deal
He was the 55th overall pick in 2016.
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PHT Morning Skate: NHL beat writers conduct expansion mock draft
Friday's collection of links.
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Fleury on likely Pittsburgh exit: ‘Matt’s the guy here’
Sidney Crosby also discusses his time playing with Marc-Andre Fleury.
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Wild GM ‘listening’ to trade offers for Dumba, Brodin before expansion draft
GM Chuck Fletcher contemplates trading a defenseman.
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Sabres expect Kyle Okposo to be ready by training camp
Arguably today's happiest hockey news.
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Habs sign Jonathan Drouin: six years, $33M
That's a $5.5 million cap hit.
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Canucks re-sign Gudbranson, who has much to prove
Only played 30 games for Vancouver last season.
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Housley wants Sabres’ defense to attack like Predators did
"It's going to be fast."
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Habs sign Hudon to two-year, $1.3 million extension
After a strong campaign in AHL St. John's.
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NHL releases full 2017 draft order
There will be 217 selections by 31 teams.  
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McGuire to host ‘Round Table Rally’ after Vegas expansion draft
Get an instant recap of the Vegas Golden Knights construction on NBCSN.
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Why the Senators asked Phaneuf to waive his NMC
GM Pierre Dorion felt Vegas probably wouldn't take him.
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Habs acquire Drouin from Bolts for Sergachev, pick
First big blockbuster of the offseason.
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ECHL team moving from Alaska to Portland (Maine)
Team is owned by the Flyers, and will be run by Danny Briere.
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Sabres hire Housley as head coach
He replaces Dan Bylsma, and will be expected to return a sense of order to the organization.
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‘Canes assistant GM Vellucci to coach AHL affiliate
Replacing the outgoing Ulf Samuelsson.
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Doughty explains why he’d be hesitant to sign with Maple Leafs
"I think it always comes down to how hard it would be to live in a city, being that big of a celebrity."
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‘Hawks hire Samuelsson, Granato as assistant coaches
Both have ties to bench boss Joel Quenneville.
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Former minority owner unsure Coyotes will get new arena
“I don’t know. That’s the answer."
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Detroit needs to discuss retiring Fedorov’s No. 91, says Holland
Though it's not necessarily a slam dunk.
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