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Jayce Hawryluk could be intriguing prospect for Panthers this season
Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon has talked extensively this offseason about giving young players an opportunity to play and trying to create a faster, more up-tempo, aggressive roster. One of...
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Red Wings would like Jimmy Howard to play 50-55 games
After losing his starting job at the start of the 2016-17 season it appears the Detroit net is his once again.
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Zibanejad looking for $5.35 million from Rangers in arbitration
The Rangers have countered with an offer of $4.1 million.
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New addition Thompson thinks Senators are ‘ready to win’
“I don’t think this was a Cinderella team"
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Preds GM Poile still has work to do, with Johansen in need of a deal
Nashville still has $14.5 million left in cap space.
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Vegas GM doesn’t appear to be in any hurry to move extra d-men
The Golden Knights currently have 10 defensemen signed. That's without Nate Schmidt under contract.
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Flames re-sign RFA goalies Gillies and Rittich
Both made their NHL debuts last season, but spent the majority of the year in the AHL.
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Columnist: Potential new Hurricanes owner concerned with ‘revitalizing Raleigh as a hockey market’
Reports earlier this month state a sale of the Hurricanes is close.
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Predators’ Watson asking for $1.4 million in arbitration
The Predators are countering with an offer of $700,000.
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Ducks prospect Jones seems ready to make the jump to the NHL
He certainly seems to fit the Ducks style of play.
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Penguins, Dumoulin seem pretty far apart with their arbitration numbers
They are nearly $2.5 million apart.
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Coyotes, Martinook avoid arbitration with two-year contract
He will make an average annual salary of $1.8 million.
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Tom Gilbert signs one-year contract to play in Germany
He spent the 2016-17 season playing for the Los Angeles Kings and Washington Capitals organizations.
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Blackhawks adjust to returns of Saad, Sharp (and no Hossa, Panarin)
If nothing else, Joel Quenneville gets to experiment.
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Marcus Foligno aims for 20 goals in first season with Wild
"Definitely, 20 goals is something I envision myself to reach."
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Flames ink first-rounder Juuso Valimaki to rookie contract
Calgary selected the Finnish defenseman with the 16th pick in 2017.
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Red Wings sign Tomas Tatar: four years, $21.2M
So much for his days being numbered.
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Wingels fractures foot, but should be ready for Blackhawks camp
Chicago expects him to be sidelined for six-to-eight weeks.
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Dahlin headlines Sweden’s roster for World Junior Summer Showcase
This kid could be something special.
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All of a sudden, hope for hockey in Houston
Leslie Alexander's decision to sell the Rockets could open up Toyota Center for an NHL franchise.
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Predators hire new assistant coach in wake of Housley departure
Dan Muse just helped the Chicago Steel to a USHL title.
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Sens avoid arbitration with Dzingel
The 25-year-old forward gets a two-year deal with a cap hit of $1.8 million.
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Palat feels ‘pretty good’ about Bolts bouncing back
"I like all the new guys. They're in the league for a while. Great veteran guys, experienced guys. That's what you need to have on your team if you want to win a Cup."
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Columnist warns Blackhawks fans: DeBrincat may not make the jump
It won't be easy for the high-scoring, undersized prospect.
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Flames hand Hathaway a two-way deal
A hard-nosed player with 40 games of NHL experience.
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Penguins are ‘prepared to go to arbitration’ with Sheary, Dumoulin
Each case would be fascinating, if they got that far.
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Report: Predators avoid arbitration … with Marek Mazanec
Viktor Arvidsson is just a *touch* higher on the priority list.
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Penguins GM confident they can find third-line center with Bonino gone
Are there really many options beyond trading for Tyler Bozak?
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Blues have ‘wiggle room’ after locking up Parayko
St. Louis has a number of key players signed long term.
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‘Highly unlikely’ Suns will pursue shared arena with Coyotes
So says Robert Sarver, the owner of the basketball team.
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Crosby to celebrate 30th birthday with Stanley Cup in Nova Scotia
His home province gets to see Lord Stanley's Mug again.
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Arbitration hearing looming for Arvidsson, who broke out in big way last year
He's requesting a one-year deal worth $4.5 million, but the Preds think otherwise.
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Tatar to arbitration;days in Detroit numbered?
Detroit Red Wings forward Tomas Tatar can become an unrestricted free agent next summer.
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Blues sign Parayko for five years, $27.5M
The St. Louis Blues also avoided an arbitration hearing in the process with Colton Parayko.
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Nolan Patrick dealing with face infection
Nolan Patrick was supposed to skate at the Philadelphia Flyers' practice facility on Thursday.
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PHT Morning Skate: On how Jacques Plante ‘revolutionized’ hockey
—Brian Campbell may have spoken to teams about continuing his career, but he didn’t start negotiating with any of them because he knew he wasn’t willing to continue playing. “I’ve been...
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Teammates, friends were glad to see Okposo back on the ice
Sounds like he is on track for Sabres training camp.
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AHL teams can loan certain players to 2018 Winter Olympics
There are conditions, and some other details (like two-way deals) that are still unclear.
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Bettman’s interesting comments on ‘fisticuffs,’ gambling, and more
He joined commissioners from the NFL, NBA, and MLB on Tuesday.
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Sabres’ Kyle Okposo returning to ice after health scare
One of (apparently many) NHL players involved in "Da Beauty League."
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Panthers sign first-rounder Owen Tippett to rookie deal
Can "Ginger Snipes" make the immediate jump?
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Nichushkin to stay in KHL, Dallas expects him back for ’18-19
The 10th overall pick in 2013 will play this season with CSKA Moscow.
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Isles keep Cronin, promote him to associate coach
"I'm thrilled to continue to work with him," said head coach Doug Weight.
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Harvard product Donato won’t pull a Vesey on Bruins
"I don't think it's applicable to me in my situation."
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Bolts add Ken Klee to AHL coaching staff
Longtime NHL defenseman joins after coaching the U.S. Women's National Team.
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Michael McLeod will do ‘whatever I can’ to stick with Devils next season
"It's an honor to play in this league, it's the best league in the world, and you do whatever you can just to get here."
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PHT Morning Skate: The top 50 Russians in NHL history
Wednesday's collection of links.
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Hanzal believes Stars will be a ‘winning team’
He might bump Jason Spezza to the wing next season.
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Avalanche announce signings, but Zadorov may still be KHL-bound
The defenseman wasn't one of the RFAs inked to deals on Tuesday.
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Sharks sign Sorensen, who’s primed to fight for roster spot
A two-year deal for a forward who played 19 games for San Jose in 2016-17.
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Sergachev thinks he’s ready for Lightning, NHL next season
The big takeaway from the Jonathan Drouin trade might make an immediate leap.
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Another nice deal for Predators: Aberg signs two-year, $1.3M deal
A $650K cap hit could be a very nice bargain for the speedster.
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Here’s the reported Blues-Parayko contract divide with arbitration looming
The gap doesn't seem too imposing, but July 20 is the hearing date.
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Detroit re-signs Frk, who’s ‘done a great job of scoring goals’
But will it translate to the NHL level?
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Wings, Tatar over $1M apart as arbitration looms
Detroit and Tomas Tatar are scheduled to go to arbitration, and now it’s known what offers the two sides are bringing to the table.
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Boston signs Czarnik to one-year extension
Had a decent rookie campaign, with 13 points in 49 games.
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Sens not close with Dzingel before arbitration
Ottawa avoided an arbitration hearing with Jean-Gabriel Pageau on Monday. Now, the club would like a similar avoidance with Ryan Dzingel.
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Report: Rangers sign Russian goalie Georgiev
Spent the last few years with SM-liiga club TPS.
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Girardi wants to show he can still ‘contribute’
He's beginning a new journey with the Tampa Bay Lightning after spending his entire career with the New York Rangers.
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Video: ‘Goon: Last of the Enforcers’ trailer brings the dumb fun
The George Parros joke might be the highlight.
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Justin Williams: It’s a ‘fun time’ to join Hurricanes
He's just going to be himself rather than trying to do too much.
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Jets sign Lipon, bridge deal could come soon for Hellebuyck
They are almost done re-signing players.
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Predators sign surprise Stanley Cup Final scorer Frederick Gaudreau
A two-way deal for the first two years, then one-way for the final season.
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Red Wings’ new arena will have a ridiculously large scoreboard
"More than one LED for each person in Michigan."
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Canucks’ Zalewski signs in German League
Former collegiate standout spent the last four years with the organization.
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Sabres add Hajt to Housley’s coaching staff
Tom Ward, who worked under Dan Bylsma last season, has also been retained.
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Sens, Pageau avoid arbitration with three-year, $9.3 million deal
After a breakout effort during the Stanley Cup playoffs.
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Foley: Vegas has more ticket revenue than Boston, Philly and Pittsburgh
"That’s how good Las Vegas has been to us."
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Flyers sign No. 2 pick to entry-level deal
Nolan Patrick is set to resume skating next week after a second abdominal surgery.
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Journeyman forward Frattin signs with KHL’s Chinese club
Spent last year with Calgary's AHL affiliate in Stockton.
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Brian Campbell officially hangs up his skates
The 38-year-old is joining the Blackhawks' front office.
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PHT Morning Skate: The top 50 overtime goals of 2016-17
Monday's collection of links.
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Georges Laraque had some thoughts on the impact of the Oilers’ newfound toughness
Are the recent additions of Milan Lucic, Patrick Maroon, and Zack Kassian the reason Connor McDavid stayed healthy this season?
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Flames plan to start year with the Ferland, Monahan, Gaudreau line
That trio has had a lot of success in the past.
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Tocchet wants Coyotes’ young players to be ‘creative’ and ‘calculated’
They could have as many as nine players age 23 or younger on the team this season.
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Sharks thank Patrick Marleau with newspaper ad
Patrick Marleau spent 19 seasons with San Jose before signing with the Toronto Maple Leafs in free agency this summer.
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After making his NHL debut last season, Oilers re-sign Simpson to one-year deal
Worth $675,000 at the NHL level, per CapFriendly
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Agent: Torts ‘should be among the top-paid coaches’ in the NHL
He won the Jack Adams Award for the 2016-17 season.
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Could Brandon Pirri be on his way to Switzerland?
That's according to recent reports.
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Jonathan Drouin goes undercover — which he won’t be able to do much longer in Montreal
The Habs needed a player of his speed and skill.
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Experience not required: Rookie coaches a growing NHL trend
Three vacancies were filled by first-timers: Phil Housley in Buffalo, Bob Boughner in Florida and Travis Green in Vancouver.
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Flyers re-sign Stolarz to one-year, two-way contract
The team also came to terms with Alex Lyon and Cole Bardreau
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Golden Knights sign all three first-round picks to entry-level contracts
Vegas had three of the first 15 picks in the 2017 NHL draft.
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Former Caps forward Galiev signs with Ak Bars in KHL
He spent five years in the Capitals organization, appearing in just 25 games.
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Top pick Nico Hischier signs entry-level contract with Devils
He is the first player born in Switzerland to go No. 1 overall in the NHL draft.
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Vegas signs Leipsic, Reinhart to two-year deals
Both players will be restricted free agents again in two years.
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Giroux ‘lets everything get into his mind,’ says Roenick
This, after a difficult year for the Flyers captain.
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Canucks need Virtanen to realize ‘what he’s capable of at his size and speed’
He will enter the final year of his entry-level deal next season.
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Islanders prospect Barzal admits to being a ‘little star-struck’ last season
He's also been mentioned as a possible trade target for Colorado.
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After a ‘rough year’ for Duclair, Coyotes pursue short-term deal
The 21-year-old forward had a difficult 2016-17 season - the last on his entry-level deal.
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Capitals bring back gritty forward Liam O’Brien with one-year, two-way deal
He initially made the Capitals out of training camp to begin the 2014-15 season.
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Devils’ Hischier back to work after ‘living the life’ of a first overall pick
That hard-working approach is back.
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Apparently Kevin Klein ‘retired’ to Switzerland
He signed with the ZSC Lions, who once employed Auston Matthews.
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Yzerman kept the gang together; Now Lightning must deliver
Minus a Ben Bishop here and Jonathan Drouin there ...
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Unlikely comeback? Stars hand R.J. Umberger tryout offer
The once-potent sniper didn't play at all in 2016-17.
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Lightning land Ondrej Palat for five years, $26.5M
Avoiding salary arbitration in the process.
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Busy Hurricanes sign 2017 first-rounder Martin Necas
Quite a week for the organization, which signed the 12th overall pick of this past draft.
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Goalies of the future? Bruins ink McIntyre, Subban to two-way deals
Anton Khudobin is ahead of them as Tuukka Rask's backup ... at least for now?
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Forbes calls report of offer to buy Hurricanes ‘bogus’ and ‘fake news’
The price is "nowhere near $500 million," according to Forbes.
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Flames give Curtis Lazar two-year extension
Calgary got him from Ottawa at the trade deadline.
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Blackhawks sign Gustafsson; Kings avoid arbitration with Gravel
Both 25-year-old defensemen get one-year deals.
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Penguins’ Pouliot feeling good about his game
But it's been a while since the 23-year-old defenseman was considered a prized prospect.
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Barroway vows not to sell the Coyotes
"I want this team to be in the family for generations."
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Enroth signs in KHL with Dinamo Minsk
Things didn't work out as the Maple Leafs' backup.
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Penguins GM Rutherford doesn’t expect to trade Kessel
“The more impact players that you have, like we have, the better chance you have of winning."
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Red Wings still have work to do with Tatar, Athanasiou
The Detroit Red Wings don't have much breathing room from a salary cap standpoint.
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Reports: Flames, Ferland close to two-year, $3.5M deal
Avoiding arbitration with a $1.75M cap hit.
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Coyotes new regime takes ‘win-now’ approach, confident about new arena
They wish they handled the Shane Doan situation better, though.
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Karmanos is considering offer to sell Hurricanes, may remain owner instead
Former Texas Rangers owner Chuck Greenberg is reportedly offering $500 million.
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Sharks sign ‘natural goal-scorer’ Rudolfs Balcers to rookie deal
An entry-level contract after his strong year in the WHL.
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Andrew Ference retires after 16 seasons, one Stanley Cup win
Quite a run for the Oilers' former captain.
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Report: Carolina Hurricanes ‘close’ to being sold
To former Texas Rangers owner Chuck Greenberg, who would keep them in Raleigh.
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Rangers sign Lias Andersson to entry-level contract
The seventh overall pick in the 2017 draft.
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Loktionov to attend Kings training camp on PTO
He got to hoist the Stanley Cup in 2012.
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Report: Duchene could start next season with Avs
His contract may be a stumbling block in trade talks.
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Fehr: Players would be ‘foolish’ to ignore possibility of work stoppage in 2020
“They have to take that into account.”
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Penguins co-owner Ron Burkle gives rare interview to Pittsburgh newspaper
The billionaire opens up on a number of topics.
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Pens promote Sergei Gonchar to assistant coach
He had been serving as the team's defense development coach.
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PHT Morning Skate: Boston hotel has a new Bobby Orr suite
Thursday's collection of links.
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Jets sign Andrew Copp for two years, $2M
Was once a key fixture at the University of Michigan.
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Wrong side of the whistle: NHL teams hit hardest by penalties
Also: which teams are best at surviving their mistakes?
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Sidney Crosby wasn’t aware of concussion talk during Stanley Cup run
"I don't really read or listen to that stuff during the playoffs."
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Penguins sign Pouliot, Archibald to one-way deals
Bigger roles coming soon for both players?
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Jensen signs in Finland after leading Rangers’ AHL affiliate in scoring
He's locked up with Jokerit in the KHL for at least 2017-18.
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Leafs sign potential 2017 NHL Draft steal Liljegren to rookie deal
A three-year entry-level contract for the intriguing young defenseman.
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Coyotes name new president, hope his ‘relationships’ can get arena built
Steve Patterson is a pretty connected guy, and he knows the Arizona market.
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DeBrincat one to watch when ‘Hawks hold prospects camp
Will his sensational goal-scoring as a junior player translate to the NHL?
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Andersson to get ‘every opportunity’ to make Rangers next season
It's a long shot, but you never know.
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Hurricanes lock up Slavin through 2024-25
“Jaccob is one of the cornerstones of our team moving forward, and it was important to secure him with our organization long term."
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Wiercioch, an analytics darling, needs to find aggressive side in Vancouver
The 26-year-old defenseman is on to his third NHL team.
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Ted Nolan to coach Polish national team
Poland is currently ranked 20th in the world by the IIHF.
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Oilers have reportedly avoided salary arbitration with Joey LaLeggia
He signed a one-year, two-way deal with the club on Wednesday.
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Report: Canadiens have made an offer to Mark Streit
He started his career in Montreal back in 2005.
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PHT Morning Skate: Four teams that have improved the most this offseason
Wednesday's collection of links.
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‘He’s a natural’ – Penguins believe Recchi will thrive as assistant coach
As long as they can shake off a few old "Dr. Recchi" jokes ...
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Minnesota ‘always felt like home’ for Scandella, who was traded to Sabres
"It doesn’t even feel like a second home. It always felt like home."
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Tierney reportedly accepts Sharks’ qualifying offer, could still be traded
The 23-year-old didn't have a ton of leverage.
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Tocchet brings lessons from past mistakes (and successes) to Coyotes
Arizona's coach discusses gambling issues, how he's changed since Lightning coaching days.
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Flyers sign Scott Laughton to two-year deal
Can the 20th pick from 2012 make more of an NHL impact?
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Report: Wild at least discuss homecoming for Matt Cullen
The Minnesota native played three seasons for the team.
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It looks like Sam Reinhart will have to wait until next summer for new contract
He is entering the final year of his entry-level contract and would be eligible for a new contract this summer.
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Recchi replaces Tocchet as assistant coach in Pittsburgh
Recchi had been working as the Penguins player development coach.
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Coyotes name Rick Tocchet head coach
He was previously a player and assistant coach for the team.
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Islanders add Buchberger as assistant coach
He is the latest assistant to join the coaching staff under Doug Weight.
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Yzerman ‘hopeful’ to have deal with Palat before arbitration
He has an arbitration hearing scheduled for July 25.
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Islanders sign Gudlevskis to one-year, two-way contract
They acquired him in a trade from the Tampa Bay Lightning earlier this summer.
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Viktor Stalberg lands two-year deal in Switzerland
He spent last season with the Sens and Hurricanes.
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PHT Morning Skate: ECHL team offers Jaromir Jagr a roster spot
Tuesday's collection of links.
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No NHL team benefits from penalties quite like the Sharks
Some interesting numbers regarding time spent on the power play vs. on the penalty kill.
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Bruins must sort out Pastrnak deal before deciding on Stafford
Ryan Spooner also must be settled, likely before a Stafford decision can be made.
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Lightning lock up Johnson: seven years, $35M
Another bargain for the Bolts.
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Stars sign ‘200-foot player’ Faksa: three years, $6.6M
Dallas finishes up its to-do list
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Oilers sign Yohann Auvitu to one-year deal
He spent the 2016-17 season playing for the New Jersey Devils organization.
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Kings hire Pierre Turgeon as ‘offensive coordinator’ assistant coach
The Kings are trying to improve their offense.
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Rangers announce hiring of Lindy Ruff as assistant coach
He spent the past four years as the head coach of the Dallas Stars.
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Kovalchuk says Olympics was one of main factors in return to KHL
He will almost certainly be on the 2018 Russian Olympic team.
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Fred Brathwaite joins Islanders as goalie coach
He will replace long-time Islanders goalie coach Mike Dunham.
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Raanta is ready for the No. 1 job with Coyotes
He has been one of the best backup goalies in the NHL. Now he gets a chance to start.
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Former Oilers forward Anton Lander signs in KHL
He spent six years with the Oilers organization.
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Can prospect Neal Pionk start the season with the Rangers?
"He has a great mind on him. He can find the cross diagonal pass that makes you go, 'Oh my god no … wait, how did he see him?'"
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PHT Morning Skate: The biggest bargains in the NHL
Monday's collection of links.
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Stars won’t rush Heiskanen’s development, says Nill
Dallas signed him to an entry-level deal on Saturday.
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Flyers prospect Laberge ‘had to sleep all day’ after suffering concussion
He suffered the concussion on a head shot during a game in October.
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Shero remains hopeful, but admits signing Kerfoot is beyond his control
The Harvard forward has been linked to the Vancouver Canucks.
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Minny re-signs tough guy Kurtis Gabriel
You'll recall he was involved in an off-ice brawl during an AHL game last season.
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Leafs’ 2017 first-round pick Liljegren may return to Sweden next season
But there may be other options, too.
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Could arbitration contract sour Tomas Tatar in Detroit?
Per the NHLPA, Tomas Tatar's hearing is scheduled for July 20, which still leaves time to get a deal done with the Red Wings.
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Ilya Kovalchuk signs one-year deal to remain in KHL
After weeks of speculation he could return to the NHL.
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Top prospect Kunin has eyes on making Wild roster this season
He was their first-round pick in 2016 and had a strong showing at their development camp.
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Capitals believe Smith-Pelly has untapped potential
General manager Brian MacLellan suggested conditioning may have been an issue for him.
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Sabres hire Jankowski as new director of amateur scouting
He takes over the role after working for Hockey Canada the past few years.
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Sweeney says no timetable for Pastrnak contract
A little over a month ago he said talks were moving in the right direction.
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First-round pick Tippett is ‘going to get every opportunity’ to make Panthers roster
General manager Dale Tallon said the team had a need for a pure scorer.
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Nill: Signing Bishop shows Stars building a ‘winning environment’ in Dallas
The Stars desperately needed an upgrade in goal.
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Has Chris Chelios returned to the Red Wings?
Both sides parted ways last month, with Chelios looking into a potential opportunity with the NHLPA.
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Ducks sign prospect Dostie to entry-level contract
Anaheim selected him in the fourth round of the 2016 NHL Draft.
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Nick Bonino chooses not to have surgery on broken tibia
Nick Bonino suffered a broken tibia in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final.
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Gaudreau excited about ‘big moves’ during offseason
Sporting a cowboy hat and boots, 'Johnny Hockey' took part in the Calgary Stampede parade over the weekend.
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The ECHL announced a 20-game suspension for an incident that occurred in April
Ben Wilson of Kalamazoo will miss the first 15 games of next season, as a result.
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Sabres re-sign Larsson to two-year deal, with AAV of $1.475 million
He recorded 11 points in 36 games with Buffalo last season.
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Devils hire Cory Schneider’s former goalie coach from Vancouver
Roland Melanson spent three years working with Schneider in Vancouver.
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Stars sign No. 3 overall pick Heiskanen to entry-level contract
He was the top defenseman selected in the 2017 draft.
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Report: Zadorov has ‘mutual agreement’ with KHL, but waiting for better offer from Avs
The 22-year-old defenseman is currently a restricted free agent.
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Bruins prospect Frederic seems to be exceeding their original expectations
The Bruins are starting to see him as more than just a bottom-six player.
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Oilers see Jokinen as Puljujarvi mentor, but he’s more than that
The sort of savvy pickup Edmonton needs to compete in tough times.
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Goaltending may finally be strength for Winnipeg Jets
Steve Mason and Connor Hellebuyck make for a promising combo after struggles for Winnipeg to find consistency between the pipes.
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Flyers’ top pick Nolan Patrick aims to resume skating next week
Nolan Patrick wasn’t able to get on the ice during the Philadelphia Flyers’ development camp, but he expects to make some big strides as early as next week. And those strides might finally be...
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Girardi admits shock of Rangers buyout ‘hit me hard’
The Rangers are paying Dan Giardi more than $1 million for six years to not play for them.
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Marcus Johansson ready for ‘underdog’ role after Caps trade him to Devils
Being traded by the Capitals was shocking at first.
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Ducks sign former Chicago forward Rasmussen
It's a one-year deal.
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Wild prospect Kaprizov staying in KHL for next three years, says team president
Minnesota was expecting to have him for the 2018-19 season.
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Avs hire two new coaches
Ray Bennett as an assistant coach to Jared Bednar, and Jussi Parkkila as goaltending coach.
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Optimism replaces pessimism after changes to Rangers
Brady Skjei is coming off an excellent rookie season, plus Kevin Shattenkirk signed as a free agent in the offseason.
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