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45 min 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

The State

Twins fall to Price, Rays

MINNEAPOLIS_Available for trade: One All-Star-caliber pitcher, lefthanded, Cy Young Award winner, hasn't allowed a run in 16 innings, or more than three in the past two months.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Terry Ryan, David Price, Baseball Players, Minnesota Twins, Trevor Plouffe, Danny Santana

Daily Herald

Hawks GM says the puck is in Hayes' rink

That, in essence, is what Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman said about the negotiation between the team and its 2010 first-round pick.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Johnny Oduya, Nick Leddy, Bryan Bickell, Brandon Saad

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Mile High Sticking

NHL News and Articles: Kreider X-Factor, Subban's Contract, More

May 29, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban handles the puck during the second period against the New York Rangers in game six of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, P.K Subban, NHL Northeast Divison, Montreal Canadiens, NHL Atlantic Division, Chris Kreider, New York Rangers

Rant Sports

Lee Stempniak a Very Solid Sign for New York Rangers

With the departure of Benoit Pouliot , on the first day of NHL free agency on July 1st, the New York Rangers have yet to replace that vacant roster spot left by Pouliot on the Rangers' 3rd line.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Benoit Pouliot, NHL Atlantic Division, Glen Sather, New York Rangers, Lee Stempniak, Pittsburgh Penguins

Too Many Men On The Site

NHL News and Links - Quick Shifts: July 19th Edition

Mar 7, 2014; Sunrise, FL, USA; Buffalo Sabres left wing Ville Leino breaks the stick of Florida Panthers defenseman Dmitry Kulikov in the second period at BB&T Center.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Buffalo Sabres, Ville Leino, NHL Northeast Divison, Dmitry Kulikov, Florida Panthers, NHL Southeast Division