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Antti Niemi had to make a save with his bare hand
Fortunately he did not get injured.
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Golden Knights assign 2017 first-round picks Glass, Suzuki to junior
They each registered two points versus the Canucks in the preseason opener.
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Report: Skinner among leading candidates for Hurricanes captaincy
Carolina didn't have a captain last season.
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Islanders sign 2016 first-round pick Bellows to entry-level deal
After one year at Boston University, he'll play this season in the WHL.
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Stamkos to make preseason debut tonight vs. Predators
It will be his first game in 10 months, after another significant injury last season.
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Habs place Redmond on waivers — again
It's a crowded blue line in Montreal.
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Trotz wants Ovechkin to cut down on slashing
Alex Ovechkin took two undisciplined penalties on Wednesday night.
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Housley focused on making Sabres ‘an aggressive team’
"Guys are looking forward to playing that style."
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Report: Blue Jackets RFA Anderson in contact with Hockey Canada about 2018 Olympics
Following reports there has been no progress in contract talks.
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Making an impression: Sergachev has ‘NHL written all over him’
The prospect d-man had an impressive preseason debut on Wednesday.
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Report: Lupul will have ‘independent exam’
Per reports, it's the NHL seeking a second opinion on this matter.
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Team USA won’t include NHL draft-eligible prospects at 2018 Olympics
Jim Johannson says Team USA could target a number of established college players, though.
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Report: Former NHL referee Devorski to stop by Jets camp
Per the report, he will be there to help educate beyond the crackdown of slashing and faceoff violations.
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Blackhawks release trio from professional tryouts
Drew Miller, John Mitchell and Mark Stuart were all let go.
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Blues name Larry Robinson as new senior consultant to hockey operations
He was most recently with the San Jose Sharks.
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Habs prospect Juulsen out six weeks with fractured foot
It seemed Montreal was giving him a serious shot to make the NHL team out of camp.
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Flames say they were prepared to contribute $275M for new arena
Another development in the Calgary arena situation.
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Kings dominate Canucks in NHL's first China game
Tanner Pearson scored twice to lead the Los Angeles Kings to a 5-2 win in the NHL's first-ever preseason game in China.
Kings outlast Canucks in first game in China
These two teams will play in Beijing on Saturday morning.
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Krug to be re-evaluated in three weeks after taking puck to jaw
Matt Beleskey and Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson will also miss some time.
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Markus Granlund nets goal off of rebound
Vancouver Canucks forward Markus Granlund scores rebound goal against the Los Angeles Kings.
Caps’ Vrana hoping to earn spot with Ovechkin, Kuznetsov
"I think we keep putting him with top players, because we think he’s going to be a top player.”
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Baertschi scores on Canucks' fourth power play
Vancouver Canucks left wing Sven Baertschi scores on the Canucks' fourth power play against the Los Angeles Kings.
Martinez gives Kings three-goal lead vs. Canucks
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Alec Martinez gives his team a commanding three-goal lead after quickly scoring at the start of the second period.
Kings' Pearson scores short-handed goal
Los Angeles Kings left wing Tanner Pearson scores on a short-handed goal late in the first period against the Vancouver Canucks.
Kings' Kempe scores opening goal
Los Angeles Kings right wing Adrian Kempe scores the opening goal early in the first period against the Vancouver Canucks.
WATCH LIVE: Canucks vs. Kings from Shanghai, China
Wake up early, put on a pot of coffee and check it out!
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Drouin shows ‘commitment’ to community with donation to Montreal hospital
That's $500,000 over 10 years to the University of Montreal Hospital Centre.
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Lupul apologizes, takes ‘full responsibility’ after calling out Maple Leafs on Instagram
He also won't seek a second medical opinion regarding his failed physical.
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Erik Cole retires as a member of the Hurricanes
He won a Stanley Cup with Carolina in 2006.
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Eriksson looks to bounce back after ‘tough start’ with Canucks
He scored 11 goals and 24 points during his first year in Vancouver.
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Panarin trying to ‘find chemistry’ with new teammates in Columbus
Following this summer's blockbuster trade.
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NHL hopes to make inroads in China with preseason games
Beijing set to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.
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Report: Up to eight teams have recently expressed interest in Duchene
The Senators seem to be at the top of that list.
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Trocheck’s upper-body injury not believed to be ‘anything serious’
According to reports, he will be re-evaluated today.
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After ‘a tough recovery and a long road,’ Tyler Myers is feeling healthy again
He will make his 2017 preseason debut tonight.
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A hand injury will force Alex Steen to miss the rest of training camp
The hits just keep on coming for St. Louis.
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Video: Patrick Marleau scored a beauty in his Leafs debut
“He made a real nice play – he backchecked all the way, he slowed the guy down, he gave our D time, he pushed the pace, he wired it under the bar."
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Hockey world supports Brian Boyle in his battle against cancer
"We've had a tremendous outpouring of prayers, and if there's anything I can ask it's that that continues."
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Jaromir Jagr’s open to many things, but not retirement or a tryout
Signing with an NHL team would be ideal, but not the only way he keeps playing.
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Flyers experiment with Claude Giroux at LW, Sean Couturier as his center
The alignment includes Jakub Voracek at RW.
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Brad Marchand: NHL crackdown on face-off cheating is ‘absolute joke’
"That’s how you ruin the game of hockey."
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Despite cancer diagnosis, Devils’ Brian Boyle doesn’t want to miss games
He has been diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia.
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Contenders should keep an eye on Jaroslav Halak
Both during the season in trade talks or next summer in free agency ...
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Predators tab Roman Josi as new captain, call him ‘our Roger Federer’
An admirably hokey presentation.
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Awful injury news for Blues’ Bouwmeester, Sanford
Fractured ankle for Bouwmeester, shoulder surgery for Sanford. Brutal.
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Senators’ prospect Colin White out 6-8 weeks with broken wrist
Disappointing news for the 2015 first-round pick.
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It was a little on the foggy side for Canucks practice in Shanghai
Based on the images, the fog lifted for Kings practice.
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NHL cracking down on slashing, faceoff violations to begin preseason
Both infractions seemed to be called strictly during Monday's games.
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Video: No. 1 pick Hischier scores ‘tenacious’ goal in Devils preseason debut
"His skating was a factor. He was competitive on the puck."
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Video: Whoa, this is one sweet Mike Hoffman backhand goal
Hoffman really owned Monday's highlights.
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Wild extend captain Mikko Koivu’s contract for two years, $11M
The $5.5M cap hit kicks in starting in 2018-19, and ends after 2019-20.
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Predators captain announcement looming; they have some great options
Roman Josi seems to be the favorite, but there are other solid choices.
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Duchene dusts off ‘one day at a time’ for Avalanche trade questions
"Nothing’s changed since Thursday."
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Kings’ power play – with Toffoli on point – is latest nod to modern NHL
Darryl Sutter generally went with Drew Doughty and another defensemen on the points.
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Joffrey Lupul faces Thursday deadline to seek second medical opinion
Why that might not really get Lupul what he wants, anyway.
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Deep defense and lots of questions: Examining Arizona Coyotes’ cap situation
If big gains are made, will the team be able to keep things together?
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The Capitals would like to see Tom Wilson score a few more goals this season
He has never scored more than seven goals in a season. Coach Barry Trotz would like to see him reach double digits this season.
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Stars will keep top pick Heiskanen in Finland, not bring him over for camp
He is currently sidelined with a concussion in Finland and will remain with his team.
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Report: Smaller goalie chest protectors will not be ready this season
It is still possible for next season.
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Lupul calls out Maple Leafs on Instagram for cheating
For the second year in a row he failed his physical to start training camp. He has not played since the 2015-16 season.
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The Panthers have made a lot of changes and shed a lot of salary
They shed some more salary on Sunday by trading Jason Demers to the Arizona Coyotes for Jamie McGinn.
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Golden Knights score 9 goals, rout Canucks in first preseason game
Prospect Tyler Wong recorded a hat trick in the win.
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Coyotes-Kings game canceled due to bad ice after concert
Poor ice conditions after a weekend concert has forced the Arizona Coyotes to cancel their scheduled preseason home game Monday night against the Los Angeles Kings.
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NHL stars on knocking off Penguins, the ‘heavyweight champs’
Patrick Kane, Seth Jones, and many others weigh in on stopping the "three-peat."
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Yes, you can probably take the Arizona Coyotes seriously now
They may still miss the playoffs, but that defense looks formidable.
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Trade: Panthers send Jason Demers to Coyotes for Jamie McGinn
GM Dale Tallon continues to assert his control.
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After venting about Lightning, Kucherov gets his wish: Stamkos on his line
... At least to start training camp.
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Winnipeg Jets salary cap outlook after Little signing
Even stretching back to when he was a member of the Atlanta Thrashers, Winnipeg Jets forward Bryan Little has long been a worthy addition to any “underrated players” list. While it wasn’t...
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Early 2018 NHL Draft rankings favor Dahlin (and uh oh, another Tkachuk)
Also getting a lot of hype: Andrei Svechnikov as the favorite for the second pick.
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Draisaitl shrugs off pressure of new deal, starts on different line than McDavid
The big forward starts camp with Milan Lucic and Drake Caggiula.
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Ales Hemsky opened camp skating on the Canadiens’ top line
He was skating alongside Jonathan Drouin and Max Pacioretty.
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Devils expecting more from Taylor Hall this season
He scored 20 goals in 72 games in his first season with the team.
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Boeser helps Canucks beat Kings to open NHL pre-season
Brock Boeser scored at 4:38 of overtime to give the Vancouver Canucks a 4-3 comeback victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday in the first NHL exhibition game of the preseason.
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Blues lose Zach Sanford for a ‘couple of weeks’
A Dmitrij Jaskin hit reportedly caused the injury during training camp.
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Role reversal: Flyers reportedly hire Lombardi to work for Hextall
The student is now in charge of his former teacher.
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Maybe Penguins should listen to Malkin about Zaripov
Hey, the Blues ignored Vladimir Tarasenko when he endorsed Artemi Panarin ...
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Red Wings updates: Meeting with Athanasiou, Kronwall on the mend
At least GM Ken Holland is putting in effort to sign AA.
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Big, bad contracts? Bruins’ salary cap situation after Pastrnak signing
A lot of, um, "experience" on this roster.
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Michal Rozsival sidelined at start of camp after failing physical
He is still dealing with symptoms following a punch from Anaheim Ducks forward Nick Ritchie in April.
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Malkin wants Reaves to score goals, not protect him
Malkin said he can protect himself.
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Sharks begin 1st training camp without Marleau in 21 years
There was something familiar missing in San Jose when the Sharks opened training camp.
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Jared Cowen on buyout from Maple Leafs: ‘it was a joke of a process’
He called the entire situation a joke of a process.
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Clutch or not, Justin Williams felt ‘jittery’ to start Hurricanes training camp
Mr. Game 7 gets nervous on day one, too.
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Ovechkin agrees: Capitals should still be competitive
He expresses that thought in a more entertaining way, too.
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Back injury keeps Parise out early in Wild training camp
Bruce Boudreau insists that he's being "overly cautious."
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Need a break from bleak news? NHL 18’s mascot intros might do the trick
Oilers' mascot Hunter: still terrifying.
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Penguins camp begins, Kessel sticking with Malkin
Also covered: Patric Hornqvist and the search for a third-line center.
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Ducks hope to get Kesler, Lindholm, Vatanen back before end of 2017
GM Bob Murray's message: just get in the playoffs (preferably healthy).
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Report: Avalanche sign Zadorov for two years, $4.3M
Not many RFAs left to deal with around the NHL after this.
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Sorry Matt Duchene, these sad memes are pretty funny
In related news, the Avs may have removed Duchene as an alternate captain.
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Crosby believes Reaves will create ‘room for guys’ this season
The captain doesn't mind having him around.
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Report: Anton Rodin can head back to Sweden if he doesn’t make Canucks
He only played in three games last season.
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Islanders want to avoid another ‘terrible’ start to season
Head coach Doug Weight will put his team through a tough training camp.
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Ovechkin: ‘It sucks’ NHL players won’t be allowed to compete in 2018 Olympics
The Capitals star released a lengthy statement on the matter Thursday.
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Housley back in Buffalo, eager to put up-tempo stamp on Sabres
The Sabres' new-look blue-line is already making a good impression on the rookie coach.
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Predators eager to return after team’s shortest offseason
"I feel like it's been enough time," said goalie Pekka Rinne.
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Former NHLer Jeff Parker dies at 53, family will donate brain for CTE research
Parker played 141 NHL games during his career.
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Wild agree to terms with Foligno on four-year, $11.5M deal
Minnesota acquired the rugged forward on June 30.
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Marc Staal is ‘fighting for a spot’ with Rangers, says Vigneault
Quite the competition for playing time with that blue line.
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Maple Leafs ‘don’t think it’s necessary’ to have a captain right now
Toronto GM Lou Lamoriello: "When it’s the right time, there will be a captain."
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Hanzal out with ankle injury as Stars open training camp
He signed with Dallas on July 1.
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Senators’ MacArthur fails training camp medical test
He has a history of concussions. Per reports, he won't take part in training camp.
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Report: Bruins have interest in extending Zdeno Chara
The towering d-man is in the final year of his contract.
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Kings hope to find emergency goalie candidates with open tryouts
Luc Robitaille: "It will be interesting, that is for sure."
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Flames sign former first-rounder Dylan Olsen to PTO
He last played in the NHL in 2015-16.
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Matt Duchene reports to Avalanche camp
Matt Duchene reported to training camp after much speculation about whether or not he would amid trade rumors.
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RFA Nikita Zadorov won’t attend opening of Avs training camp (Update)
Meanwhile, Matt Duchene is present.
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Bruins sign Pastrnak to six-year, $40M deal
The Bruins have finally found a way to get restricted free agent David Pastrnak under contract.
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Jets ink Little to six-year, $31.75M extension
The Winnipeg Jets took care of some business on Thursday, signing Bryan Little to a six-year, $31.75 million extension.
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Penguins sign undrafted goalie Alex D’Orio to entry-level contract
He was solid during the 2017 Prospects Challenge.
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Rangers hand gritty veteran forward Andrew Desjardins a PTO
Throwing Alain Vigneault a bone?
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Door for NHL players to 2018 Olympics looks shut (even for Ovechkin)
"That train has left the station," IIHF president Rene Fasel said.
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Avalanche will retire Milan Hejduk’s No. 23
Honoring an underrated, long-time Avalanche forward.
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Silver linings if Senators doctors don’t clear Clarke MacArthur
Far from a sure thing with his concussion history.
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Reports: Pastrnak to miss start of Bruins’ camp, ‘KHL threat is always there’
On the other hand, reports indicate that a Bruins deal could also surface.
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Remembering the first-ever NHL Winter Classic
Take a look back to 2008 where the NHL held its first-ever Winter Classic game in Buffalo, pitting the Penguins against the Sabres.
Would Duchene for Murray, Jenner trade make sense for Avs, Blue Jackets?
Such a move might be unlikely, but would it be smart for one or both sides?
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Quebec League scoring leader Abramov believes he’s ready to play in Columbus
The 19-year-old is extremely confident.
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Anderson wants to finish career in Ottawa
Craig Anderson is in the final year of his contract with the Senators, and it sounds like the veteran isn’t planning on going anywhere else.
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Vernon Fiddler retires after 877 NHL games
"My whole family pushed me to follow my goal of becoming a professional hockey player."
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Kris Letang isn’t interested in getting less ice time now that he’s healthy
He has been cleared for contact before training camp opens Friday.
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‘It’s not going to be easy’ for Alex Tuch to stick with Golden Knights
He played six games with Minnesota last season.
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Maple Leafs will wear sweet throwback jerseys for ‘Next Century Game’
They will celebrate the first game in league history by hosting the Hurricanes on Dec. 19. 2017.
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Flames’ future in Calgary in jeopardy?
Flames executive Ken King sais that the team is no longer looking to build a new arena in Calgary.
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Connor McDavid might be … really funny?
The evidence continues to mount.
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Would Matt Duchene be worth Hurricanes trading Noah Hanifin?
Examining what would be a bold gamble.
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NHL-friendly arena presser canceled as Seattle Mayor faces sex scandal
As disturbing as it was unexpected.
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Islanders expect Alan Quine to miss 4-6 weeks
It's an upper-body injury.
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Lightning, Panthers, NHL, players donate $2.7M for Hurricane Irma relief
The Lightning also pitched in for Harvey relief during a brutal time for the U.S.
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Scheifele is ‘pushing to be better’ than McDavid and Crosby
He finished seventh in league scoring.
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Despite winning two Stanley Cups, Matt Murray still has ‘a ton to prove’
"To win two Cups in two years is obviously a good accomplishment, but it's definitely not an individual accomplishment."
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Daniel Winnik will attend training camp with the Minnesota Wild
This is the eighth NHL team he's suited up for.
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VandeVelde, Cramarossa earn PTOs with Senators, Flames
They'll both have their work cut out for them this fall.
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Devils dealing: New Jersey’s cap situation after Severson signing
Some solid building blocks in place.
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Pastrnak becoming highest-paid Bruin wouldn’t bother Marchand
"We’ll be very happy for him with whatever he ends up getting."
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Report: No contract, no Blue Jackets camp for Josh Anderson
Well, what is he worth?
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USA Today conducted fascinating player poll on expansion, Olympics, more
Quebec City expansion, Russian Olympic hopes look good according to this poll.
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Brent Burns vs. Connor McDavid in funny, destructive ‘shooting competition’
They embraced the shooting competition by giving each other plenty of grief.
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Stanley Cup odds: Penguins open training camp as favorites to win again
They are followed by the Edmonton Oilers and Chicago Blackhawks.
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Karlsson won’t return until he's healthy
Ottawa's star defenseman Erik Karlsson is still recovering from offseason foot surgery.
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Blackhawks add Mark Stuart, John Mitchell and Drew Miller on tryout contracts
They join Cody Franson in camp on tryout deals.
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Sedins want to win Cup; only with Canucks
"If we did it anywhere else, I don’t think it would feel the same."
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Canadiens will start Galchenyuk on wing, experiment with Drouin at center
The Canadiens have two great young offensive players but do not seem to know where to play them.
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Devils sign Severson for six years, $25 million
He was a restricted free agent this summer.
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Oilers sign Chris Kelly to a PTO
He was acquired by the Boston Bruins when Peter Chiarelli was GM there.
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Prospect d-man Chabot sets sights on making Senators
He should have the opportunity with Marc Methot gone and Erik Karlsson coming back from surgery.
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Could Doughty bolt Kings in free agency?
Drew Doughty only has two years remaining on his eight-year, $56M deal and will be eligible for unrestricted free agency in 2019.
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Report: Sakic expects Duchene in Avs camp
After months and months of trade speculation, it looks like Matt Duchene will be staying with the Avalanche for now.
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Blackhawks great Pierre Pilote dies at 85
He won a Stanley Cup with Chicago in 1961.
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Malcolm Subban ready to compete for Bruins’ backup goalie job
He will be competing with Anton Khudobin and Zane McIntyre.
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Maurice sees Scheifele as future captain of the Jets
Scheifele is currently an alternate captain for the Jets.
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Pens want Letang to avoid needless hits
He is one of the best players in the NHL but he misses a lot of games due to his style of play.
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New Flyers goalie Elliott hoping to build on strong second half
The Flyers are going to need a big year from him.
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Benning preaches patience with 2014 first-round pick Virtanen
He spent the majority of last season in the AHL.
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Varlamov confident ‘all the injuries are behind me’ as he returns from surgery
His 2016-17 season ended in January when the operation took place.
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Therrien is back with the Habs — as a scout
The Canadiens relieved him of his head coaching duties in February.
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A fantasy draft sleeper? McDavid hypes up newcomer Ryan Strome
"I think he's going to get a pretty good opportunity to play with some good players."
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David Pastrnak is a star and the Bruins should be willing to pay him like one
As training camps draw closer all eyes in the NHL are starting to turn to the situation in Boston where restricted free agent David Pastrnak remains unsigned. According to general manager Don Sweeney, there...
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Horvat believes he is ‘just scratching the surface’
He finished as the Canucks leading scorer in 2016-17.
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Alex Chiasson will join Capitals on tryout contract
He scored 12 goals in 81 games for the Calgary Flames this past season.
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Back on track? Penguins hire Kevin Stevens as scout
A "special assignments scout" to be exact.
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Report: Canucks’ Gaunce out until at least November
His loss could benefit Brock Boeser, Scottie Upshall, and/or Ryan White.
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#NHLMediaTour highlights: Doodles, trippy visuals, kids vs. stars
Sidney Crosby, Connor McDavid, and others were involved. Marc-Andre Fleury took the cake.
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Shea Weber races horse in delightfully odd McDonald’s ad (Video)
The true winners: all of us who saw this commercial.
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Islanders arena mess update: Bettman again shoots down Nassau talk
Not the first time he's expressed this belief, either.
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Flyers goalie prospect Anthony Stolarz out indefinitely (knee surgery)
Tough break for a towering goalie.
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Your wallet trembles at second run of NHL Funko pop dolls
Personal favorite: the Erik Karlsson one.
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‘Going back to junior is not an option’: Sergachev feels ready to stick with Bolts
He has four games of NHL experience, but he's hoping for more in 2017-18.
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Canucks sign ‘foundational player’ Bo Horvat to six-year, $33 million contract (Updated)
The 22-year-old led the team in goals and points last season.
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Ovechkin amazed by rapid growth of hockey in D.C. area
Two new NHL-sized rinks are being built in the suburbs.
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Report: Upshall to attend Canucks training camp on PTO
Earning a contract will not be easy.
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Habs prospect Reway: ‘It’s going to be difficult’ in comeback from heart condition
He hit the ice with other prospects when the Canadiens opened rookie camp Thursday.
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Erixon will attend Devils training camp on a PTO
He spent the last two years in the AHL.
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Sidney Crosby hangs with rookies as Penguins prep for Cup defense
"He makes the younger guys better."
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Report: Blackhawks sign Franson to PTO
There has been significant change to Chicago's blue line this summer.
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Parros to crack down on slashing, will seek supplemental discipline for certain incidents
After a few high profile incidents last season.
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Report: NHL trade deadline will be Feb. 26
Adjust your schedules accordingly.
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Gionta still considering options with NHL training camps approaching
His agent told the Buffalo News a number of teams have "indicated they would sign him."
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Sweeney: ‘No timetable’ for Pastrnak deal
Talks between the Boston Bruins and David Pastrnak‘s agent continue, but with training camp a week away, there is still no deal in place.
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Predators’ Ellis to miss ‘months’ after surgery
This serves as a significant blow to Nashville's blue line.
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Original Blues defenseman Noel Picard dies at 78
"Noel was one of the best friends and teammates that I had here," said teammate Bob Plager.
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Jared Cowen has ‘a lot of work to do’ if he wants to stick with Avalanche
He's attending training camp on a PTO.
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Report: Skille agrees to terms with KHL’s Dinamo Minsk
He spent last season in Vancouver.
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‘We want to win the Stanley Cup right now’: Seth Jones believes Jackets can make a run
"We're not catching any teams off guard this year and we all know that."
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George Parros new head of NHL’s Department of Player Safety
The 37-year-old joined the department last year.
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Tavares says contract situation is ‘more complicated’ than people realize
"It takes time. It's a big decision in your life and you want to make sure you're thorough and you understand everything..."
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Former NHL enforcer Colton Orr finds new role in spotlight
He's getting into acting and broadcasting.
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Backed by the Pope: Hockey organizations unveil ‘Declaration of Principles’
"Hopefully it makes more kids want to play the game."
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