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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Rangers, Zuccarello agree on 1-year deal

The New York Rangers are avoiding salary arbitration with forward Mats Zuccarello, agreeing to terms with the restricted free agent on a one-year, $3.5 million contract.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Mats Zuccarello, New York Rangers, NHL Atlantic Division

8 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Maple Leafs sign Booth

The Toronto Maple Leafs signed forward David Booth to a one-year contract, general manager David Nonis announced on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Sports, David Booth

9 hrs ago |

Ducks sign D Sami Vatanen to 2-year deal

He had six goals, 15 assists and 22 penalty minutes in 48 games last season, when he won a bronze medal playing for Finland in the Sochi Olympics.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Anaheim Ducks, Sami Vatanen

11 hrs ago | Editor in Leaf

Toronto Maple Leafs Fire Claude Loiselle & Dave Poulin, Hire Kyle Dubas As Assistant GM

Toronto Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan made his first major shake-up since being hired, firing assistant general managers Claude Loiselle and Dave Poulin and hiring former Sault Ste.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Toronto Maple Leafs, Tyler Bozak, David Clarkson, NHL Northeast Divison

15 hrs ago | CBC News

Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane challenged to dance-off

Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane are locked into long-term contracts with the Chicago Blackhawks, so it may be fitting that they continued their long-term relationship as teammates by dancing with each other.


Related Topix: Sports, Jonathan Toews

19 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Senators will be younger and likely to miss playoffs again

The Red Wings came up short on the free-agent market and, as it stands, the 2014-15 squad looks a lot like last season's group.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ottawa Senators, Kyle Turris, Jason Spezza, Mika Zibanejad, Ales Hemsky, Erik Karlsson

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Detroit News

Ted Kulfan checks in on the NHL's offseason moves

With their offseason trades, former Senators forward Jason Spezza, along with linemate Ales Hemsky, could help make the Stars a dark horse in the stacked NHL West.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ottawa Senators, Jason Spezza, Ales Hemsky, Anaheim Ducks, Christian Ehrhoff, Cody McCormick

Panthers' top pick Aaron Ekblad, 18, eager to earn roster spot

2, so they weren't about to let another one slip away. While Barkov had an excellent, but injury-shortened rookie season, the Panthers selected 18-year-old Aaron Ekblad, 6-foot-4, 213-pound captain of the Barrie Colts , last month with their No.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Aleksander Barkov, Florida Panthers, Nashville Predators, Seth Jones, Shea Weber

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

See New York Rangers goalie Cam Talbot's 'Ghostbusters' mask

New York Rangers' Cam Talbot is a fan of Ghostbusters- such a fan that artist David Gunnarsson makes Zuul -covered masks just for the goalie.


Related Topix: Sports, Cam Talbot, NHL Hockey, New York Rangers, NHL Atlantic Division


Report: Stars, Roussel set arbitration targets

Dallas Stars forward Antoine Roussel is asking for $2.35 million in arbitration with the team countering at $1.15 million, according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman.


Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Stars, NHL Hockey, Antoine Roussel, NHL Pacific Division

Bellingham Herald

Maple Leafs sign Cody Franson, avoid arbitration

This is the third straight one-year deal for Franson, who missed most of training camp last season after a contract dispute.


Related Topix: Sports, Cody Franson, Toronto Maple Leafs, NHL Northeast Divison

Bellingham Herald

Blues' Sobotka to play in KHL after arbitration award

St. Louis Blues forward Vladimir Sobotka was awarded a one-year contract through arbitration on Monday, but the team announced that he will play the 2014-15 season in the Kontinental Hockey League.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, Vladimir Sobotka, NHL Central Division

Bellingham Herald

Red Wings GM Ken Holland won't rush prospects

Red Wings general manager Ken Holland understands why some are critical of decisions he made last season and this offseason.


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Hockey, Kris Draper, Ryan Sproul, Riley Sheahan, Tomas Jurco, Danny DeKeyser

Radio Ink

Hockey Coming to KABC

The Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings are expected to announce a new radio deal with Cumulus' KABC Radio today.


Related Topix: Sports, Luc Robitaille


Predicting the Nashville Predators Forward Lines

What will the Nashville Predators four lines look like when the 2014-2015 season begins? Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports With the addition of two more centers to the Nashville Predators rosters last week, the club's four forward lines will have a very different look this fall.


Related Topix: Sports, Filip Forsberg, Craig Smith, Nashville Predators, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Double G Sports

Devils New Draftees Shine in Rookie Camp

This past week was the New Jersey Devils' rookie camp which gave the players who were just drafted a chance to practice, skate and play with other players who have been in the Devils organization for a few years.


Related Topix: Sports, Steven Santini

The State

Loney, Archer lead Rays past Twins, 5-3

Archer pitched 6 1-3 innings, giving up one earned run on six hits while walking two and striking out four.


Related Topix: Sports, Chris Archer, Desmond Jennings, Baseball Players, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, Minnesota Twins, Terry Ryan, Oswaldo Arcia

Too Many Men On The Site

Is Brett Connolly A Bust?

Sep 28, 2013; Sunrise, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Brett Connolly skates with the puck in a game against the Florida Panthers in the first period at the BB&T Center.


Related Topix: Sports, Brett Connolly, NHL Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, Radko Gudas, Ondrej Palat, Victor Hedman, Steven Stamkos

Habs Eyes On The Prize

Breaking down Brandon Prust's 2013-2014 fight card

Brandon Prust is known as a guy who will always stick up for his teammates and take on all comers in a battle of fists.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Montreal Canadiens, Brandon Prust, Josh Gorges, George Parros, Alex Galchenyuk, David Desharnais

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Trio of forward prospects impressive in Penguins scrimmage

Bill Guerin was coy about the fact that he assembled a line of Troy Josephs, Matia Marcantuoni and Adam Payerl Saturday for the scrimmage that marked the end of the Penguins development camp.


Related Topix: Sports, Tristan Jarry, Brian Dumoulin, Bill Guerin, Troy Josephs