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53 min ago | Too Many Men On The Site

2014-15 NHL season preview: Florida Panthers

Apr 12, 2014; Sunrise, FL, USA; Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo before a game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at BB&T Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Florida Panthers, Roberto Luongo, Dmitry Kulikov, Jonathan Huberdeau, Jimmy Hayes, Brandon Pirri

5 hrs ago | Double G Sports

Darryl Williams Joins New York Rangers Coaching Staff

Darryl Williams has become the latest member of the New York Rangers coaching staff, joining Associate Coaches Scott Arniel and Ulf Samuelsson.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, Henrik Lundqvist, New York Rangers, Danny Kristo, Vancouver Canucks, NHL Northwest Division

9 hrs ago | Double G Sports

Henrik Lundqvist Battles Novak Djokovic In Tennis Match

Henrik Lundqvist rules the creases of the NHL, but can the king of goalies hold his own on a court foreign to him? The court in question is the tennis court, where Henrik joined forces with native New Yorker, rabid New York Rangers fan, and former tennis great John McEnroe in a celebrity doubles match.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, Henrik Lundqvist, New York Rangers, Danny Kristo

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Double G Sports

New York Rangers Reach Agreement With Danny Kristo

The 24 year old, who was selected 56th Overall in the 2008 NHL Draft was acquired by the Rangers from the Montreal Canadiens on July 2, 2013.

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Related Topix: Sports, Danny Kristo

Litter Box Cats

A look into the relationship between dCorsi, shooting percentage, and production

Scrolling through the tons of data I've been able to gather has alerted me to a particular trend, especially in terms of "breakout" line combinations; that is, certain players gel very well over the course of a season, and put up good numbers for a team, occasionally even carrying them to victory across stretches of a season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Florida Panthers, Drew Shore, NHL Southeast Division, NHL Eastern Conference

Brandon Sun

Wheat Kings set for competitive camp

We are just days away from what promises to be an extremely competitive camp for the Brandona SWheat Kings.

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Related Topix: Sports, Keaton Ellerby, Jordin Tootoo, Aaron Rome

Observer & Eccentric

Columbus Blue Jackets draft pick Milano joins Plymouth Whalers

Milano was selected in the first round by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2014 National Hockey League Draft.

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Related Topix: Sports, Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Ryan Hartman, Olympic Hockey, Patrick Kane (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

Oil On Whyte

Oilers Farm Hands A to Z Travis Ewanyk

I wish that I could say that Travis Ewanyk was NHL ready, had put on tons of muscle and had shown improved, phenomenal numbers on offense - if I could, he might be part of the Oilers solution down the middle.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Travis Ewanyk, Will Acton, Boyd Gordon, Anton Lander

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Cult of Hockey: Flames will be better than soft Oilers this year, says NHL analyst

There's certainly no reason to be bullish about Daryl Katz's Oilers in 2014-15 The Calgary Flames and the Edmonton Oilers have battled it out at the bottom of the Western Conference standings for the past two seasons, with Calgary being the worse of the team in 2012-13, just ahead of the Oilers, and the Oilers edging out the Flames in 2013-14.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames, Ben Scrivens, Benoit Pouliot, Anton Lander, Mark Fayne

Examiner.com

2014-2015 NHL preview: Buffalo Sabres

Yesterday, I covered the Boston Bruins , who may be the best team in the NHL this season, and are a real Cup contender.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Buffalo Sabres, Matt Moulson, Michal Neuvirth, Tyler Ennis, Zemgus Girgensons, Tyler Myers

The Washington Post

Goalie Giguere retires after 16 seasons in NHL

Goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere is retiring after 16 NHL seasons in which he won 262 games, a Conn Smythe Trophy and a Stanley Cup championship.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, NHL Northwest Division, Jean-Sebastien Giguere, Joe Sakic, Semyon Varlamov, Patrick Roy

Philly.com

Hagg eager to make Flyers

ROBERT HAGG got his first taste of American-style hockey when he spent 10 games with the Adirondack Phantoms last season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, Robert Hagg, Kimmo Timonen

Detroit Free Press

Gustav Nyquist's scoring prowess assures him a spot on one of Red Wings' top-two lines

Deep into the NHL off-season, Free Press sports writer Helene St. James takes an analytical look at individual Red Wings and assesses expectations for the coming season: Today's focal point Looking at numbers: Scored a team-high 28 goals and added 20 assists in 57 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Hockey, Pavel Datsyuk, Gustav Nyquist, Henrik Zetterberg

Examiner.com

Examining Joe Thornton captaincy with San Jose Sharks

CSN Bay Area Insider Kevin Kurz dropped a bomb that nevertheless blew very little up Wednesday, Aug. 20: Joe Thornton is no longer captain of the San Jose Sharks .

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Joe Thornton, Patrick Marleau, Rob Blake, NHL Pacific Division, NHL Western Conference

Monterey County Herald

Best Bets, Aug. 21-27: First City and other festivals

The First City Festival follows up on its exciting first year with a lineup of indie/alt rock acts that have roots in folk, R&B and punk, among other genres.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tim Thomas

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Sabres shift Devine to player personnel director

The Buffalo Sabres have shifted Kevin Devine's role to player personnel director in the latest series of front-office shuffles this offseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, Randy Cunneyworth

CBS Sports

Canucks confirm settlement with Steve Moore

Mere hours after a reported settlement between former NHL player Steven Moore, the Vancouver Canucks and former Canucks forward Todd Bertuzzi was refuted by Moore's older brother Mark, the Canucks issued a statement saying an agreement has in fact been made.

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Related Topix: Sports, Steve Moore, Vancouver Canucks, NHL Northwest Division, Detroit Red Wings, Todd Bertuzzi

Marin Independent Journal

Sharks take away Thornton's captaincy; Raffi Torres out indefinitely

The Sharks announced Wednesday that they will open training camp without Joe Thornton as team captain, and that left wing Raffi Torres will need a second surgery on the right knee injury that caused him to miss all but five regular season games last season, The decision on Thornton is a reflection on the team's previously announced plans to change ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Joe Thornton, Raffi Torres, NHL Pacific Division, Emerson Etem

Contra Costa Times

Sharks take away Thornton's captaincy; Raffi Torres out indefinitely

The Sharks announced Wednesday that they will open training camp without Joe Thornton as team captain, and that left wing Raffi Torres will need a second surgery on the right knee injury that caused him to miss all but five regular season games last season, The decision on Thornton is a reflection on the team's previously announced plans to change ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Joe Thornton, Raffi Torres, NHL Pacific Division, Emerson Etem

Sporting News

NHL advanced stats: Goalies are predictably unpredictable

If you've been following hockey news this summer, you'll have noticed that NHL teams have made a point of embracing the analytical analysis that has ruled the blogosphere in recent years and hired some awfully shrewd minds to help guide their personnel decisions.

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Related Topix: Sports, Corey Crawford, Jonathan Quick, Mike Smith

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