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4 hrs ago |

Nurse, Moroz want to make Oilers think

The pair are thought to be on the outside looking in for spots on the club's NHL roster heading into training camp, but that isn't stopping either from dreaming big. "I just have to go out there every day and play hard.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Taylor Hall, Craig MacTavish, Nail Yakupov

8 hrs ago |

Nurse, Moroz want to make Oilers think-Image1

Darnell Nurse talks during a news conference introducing the top prospects going into Sunday's NHL hockey draft, Friday, June 28, 2013, in Weehawken, N.J. Nurse and Mitchell Moroz want to give the Edmonton Oilers a headache - in a good way. The pair are thought to be on the outside looking in for spots on the club's NHL roster heading into training camp, but that isn't stopping either from dreaming big.


Related Topix: Sports, Darnell Nurse

12 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Red Wings optimistic about season as they meet fans at Hockeyfest

Jimmy Howard and young son James took the ice to meet fans today at Hockeyfest 2014 at Joe Louis Arena. Well, James sat on Jimmy's knee as Howard and fellow Detroit Red Wings goalie Jonas Gustavsson answered questions from longtime Wings broadcaster Ken Kal on stage.


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Hockey, Jimmy Howard, Jonas Gustavsson, NHL Central Division

16 hrs ago | Sen Shot

Florida Panthers 2014-15 Season Preview

Jun 27, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Aaron Ekblad puts on a team sweater after being selected as the number one overall pick to the Florida Panthers in the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports The Florida Panthers struggled along yet again for most of the 2013-14 season, and were never really a factor with a patchwork lineup and questionable goaltending.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Florida Panthers, Roberto Luongo, NHL Southeast Division

20 hrs ago |

2014-2015 NHL preview: Vancouver Canucks

Last year, the Vancouver Canucks said goodbye to Alain Vigneault, goodbye to Cory Schneider, and eventually even goodbye to Roberto Luongo. In the process, they said goodbye to being a playoff team, and thus in turn said goodbye to John Tortorella, one year after he replaced Vigneault.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Vancouver Canucks, Chris Higgins, Ryan Kesler, Bo Horvat, Eddie Lack, Radim Vrbata

Yesterday | USA Today

Flyers owner says he's cancer free

Flyers owner Ed Snider says he's cancer-free Snider realizes he'll have to be patient as team prepares for new season Check out this story on VOORHEES, N.J. - You have to give it to Ed Snider. The Philadelphia Flyers chairman certainly wants to be patient.


Related Topix: Sports, Sami Kapanen, Michael Leighton, Ron Hextall

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Baby Jets done in by 'D'

Nobody wants to throw the baby Jets out with the bathwater but... the future and present had a collision on Friday in that defence was a challenge that held them back. The Winnipeg Jets prospects charged to leads of 3-1 and 4-2 in the second period of Friday's opener of the Canucks Young Stars Classic tournament at the South Okanagan Events Centre but were unable to contain the hopefuls from the Calgary Flames, who posted a 6-4 victory.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Johnny Gaudreau, Calgary Flames, NHL Northwest Division

The Abbotsford News

Sedins bring cash, play ball hockey in Agassiz

When Daniel and Henrik Sedin walked out of Kent elementary's library doors and into the playground on Saturday afternoon, the cheers could be heard from well down the block. The hockey superstars hadn't announced their visit, and for some young fans, the event was too good to be true.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Vancouver Canucks, Henrik Sedin, Olympic Hockey, Winter Sports, Henrik Sedin (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Daniel Sedin

Penninsula News Review

Canucks Young Stars contest winners

Carla Seddon, left, of Global Spectrum, and Don Kendall, publisher of the Penticton Western News, presented Vancouver Canucks Young Stars Classic winners with their prizes, which included a ticket package to the tournament, flight, accommodations and a meal. Next to Seddon is Vancouver's Bonnie Lam, Nanaimo's Anita Wilson to the right of Kendall and Trail's Teresa DeBiasio.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Vancouver Canucks, Henrik Sedin, Jannik Hansen, Dan Hamhuis, NHL Northwest Division

Valk nets a pair for Canuck prospects in 4-3 OT loss to Oilers

The Vancouver Canucks prospects were bad early, good late but eventually fell 4-3 to the Edmonton Oiler kids in overtime in the opening game for both at the Young Stars tournament. It was not a stellar night for the Canucks most heralded prospects as tryout candidates Curtis Valk and goalie Austin Lotz were their most notable performers.


Related Topix: Sports, Hunter Shinkaruk, Vancouver Canucks, NHL Northwest Division, NHL Hockey

Too Many Men On The Site

NHL News and Links - Quick Shifts: September 13th Edition

Apr 20, 2014; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Matthew Carle celebrates with Steven Stamkos and Tyler Johnson after scoring a goal against the Montreal Canadiens during the third period in game three of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports NHL Quick Shifts is a daily series where we gather up the latest NHL news and links from the FanSided NHL blogosphere, as well as other NHL / hockey blogs.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, Matthew Carle, Tyler Johnson, Steven Stamkos, NHL Southeast Division, NHL Northeast Divison, Montreal Canadiens

2014-2015 NHL preview: Toronto Maple Leafs

When the most notable thing that happens in your offseason is that people are surprised that you didn't fire your head coach, things aren't going great. That's the case with the Toronto Maple Leafs .


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Toronto Maple Leafs, James Reimer, Joffrey Lupul, Tyler Bozak, Jake Gardiner, Dave Bolland

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Howlin Hockey

NHL Rule Amendments: The Guilty Parties Who Caused Them

Rule changes are fun. They make the game different each year, so you can tell which fans have really been around for a while .


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Mario Lemieux, Sidney Crosby, Marc-Andre Fleury, NHL Atlantic Division, Dominic Moore

CBC News

Tim Bozon skates with Canadiens after near-fatal meningitis scare

Tim Bozon of the Kootenay Ice was hospitalized following a game against the Saskatoon Blades in March. Tim Bozon was clearly the happiest skater among the 44 players at the opening of the Montreal Canadiens rookie camp on Friday.


Related Topix: Sports, Tim Bozon, NHL Hockey, NHL Northeast Divison, Montreal Canadiens, Sven Andrighetto, Patrick Holland, Canada

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Great summer training for DePourcq

The Penticton Vees co-captain, through a connection with the team trainer, worked out with former NHLer Cam Barker, who is skating with the Vees to be ready for a new year. "To see him work out a gave me a little more motivation throughout the summer," said DePourcq, who was impressed with Barker's gym.


Related Topix: Sports, Cam Barker, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Duncan Keith, NHL Central Division, Minnesota Wild, NHL Northwest Division, Nathan Gerbe


NHL roundup: League announces rule changes

The NHL announced Thursday a series of rules changes for the 2014-15 season, following approval earlier in the summer by the League's Board of Governors and the National Hockey League Players' Association. Clipping, charging, elbowing, interference, kneeing, head-butting and butt-ending move from the general category into the same category as boarding and checking from behind.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Eamon McAdam, Cal Clutterbuck, New York Islanders, NHL Atlantic Division, New York Rangers, John Moore

Bennett begins NHL journey with Calgary Flames rookie tournament

The fourth overall pick in this year's NHL draft garnered some attention when he couldn't do one at the league's annual combine in June. "I guess if you're wondering about the pull-ups, I did 11 pull-ups today," Bennett said, anticipating the question from the media.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Morgan Klimchuk, Calgary Flames, Sean Monahan, NHL Northwest Division, Jonathan Toews

Weyburn This Week

Senators draft pick Curtis Lazar will make a case to remain in the NHL

The Senators' first overall pick - 17th overall - in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft is expected to make a strong case for himself to remain in the NHL this season, and the challenge starts Saturday with the Senators rookie tournament in London, Ont. "There's been a lot of speculation this summer, but I'm just happy to come here and play," said Lazar, as Ottawa's rookies took part in some testing.


Related Topix: Sports, Jason Smith, Shean Donovan, Curtis Lazar, Josh Gorges

Thu Sep 11, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Sharks open rookie camp

The Sharks opened camp Thursday for 44 rookies who are very much aware the team has publicly stated its intent to give its own prospects the chance to earn key roster spots for the coming NHL season. "It's definitely a different situation than you usually have on different teams," said Mirco Mueller, the 19-year-old defenseman who was the team's first-round pick in the 2013 draft.


Related Topix: Sports, Mirco Mueller, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, NHL Pacific Division, Science / Technology

CBS Local

Wild Sign RW Nino Niederreiter To 3-Year Deal

The Wild announced the deal Thursday. Minnesota had been negotiating with Niederreiter all summer and time was running short with training camp set to begin next week.


Related Topix: Sports, Nino Niederreiter