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Andrew Gross: Winners and losers of the NHL off-season

August is the quietest month in the NHL's 12-month calendar. The July 1 free agent frenzy is long over, the last scheduled arbitration hearings are on Friday and only a handful of veterans who could make an impact this upcoming season remain unsigned.


Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Blackhawks, Jonathan Toews, Brad Richards, NHL Players, New York Rangers, Dan Boyle, Dallas Stars

Mon Jul 28, 2014

A Winning Habit

Who Replaces Josh Gorges, Brian Gionta On Montreal Canadiens Penalty Kill?

May 3, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Montreal Canadiens right wing Brian Gionta talks with defenseman Josh Gorges during the second period against the Boston Bruins in game two of the second round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Banknorth Garden.


Related Topix: Sports, Montreal Canadiens, Brandon Prust, NHL Players, Michael Bournival, Dale Weise, Mike Weaver, Manny Malhotra

Thunder Bay's Source

Trial by fire

Carter Hutton expected he'd have to learn on the job last season. He wasn't expecting a trial by fire.


Related Topix: Sports, Nashville Predators, Carter Hutton, NHL Players, Marek Mazanec, Barry Trotz, Pekka Rinne, NHL Central Division

Lexington Herald-Leader

Maple Leafs sign Daniel Winnik to 1-year contract

Winnik, joining his fifth NHL team, had a career-high 30 points and 23 penalty minutes in 76 games last season.


Related Topix: Sports, Anaheim Ducks, Toronto Maple Leafs, NHL Northeast Divison, NHL Pacific Division

Fear The Fin

VIDEO: NHL Teams Through the Years

One of the few good things about the offseason is that it allows writers to take a more macro approach to hockey.


Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks

CBS Local

Red Wings Agree To Terms With Tomas Tatar On New Three-Year Deal

The Detroit Red Wings today announced that they have agreed to terms with left wing Tomas Tatar on a new three-year contract.


Related Topix: Sports, Tomas Tatar, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Players, NHL Central Division

Habs Eyes On The Prize

Olde Tyme Hockey, and is Pacioretty already as good as Lafleur?

Even if the only time I've seen him in person was not on the ice, but at a golf tournament, prime Guy Lafleur, in my opinion, embodies everything great about ice hockey.


Related Topix: Sports, Montreal Canadiens

The Rat Trick

Links: Kasperi Kapanen, Nick Spaling, Oscar Dansk

After seeing the success of his fellow young countryman, Olli Maatta, Kasperi Kapanen has his eyes set on making an early impact with the Pittsburgh Penguins.


Related Topix: Sports, Pittsburgh Penguins, Nick Spaling, NHL Players, Olli Maatta, Brandon Sutter, NHL Atlantic Division, Washington Capitals

Sports Media 101

Buffalo Sabres Project Poorly in 2014-15 Fantasy NHL Rankings

Sabres 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Buffalo Sabres as a part of Sports Media 101 .


Related Topix: Sports, Buffalo Sabres, Matt Moulson, Chris Stewart, Michal Neuvirth, Tyler Ennis, NHL Players, NHL Northeast Divison

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Pucks And Pitchforks

Ryane Clowe will Fight to Earn Top-6 Spot

This year Ryane Clowe will be looking to fight more than opponents on the ice, but for the right to be in the Devils top-6 General Manager Lou Lamoriello was able to address the Devils need of goal-scoring players this offseason with the free agent signings of Mike Cammalleri and Martin Halvat.


Related Topix: Sports, New Jersey Devils, Ryane Clowe, NHL Players, Patrik Elias, Adam Henrique, Jaromir Jagr, Mike Cammalleri

The Wichita Eagle

Blueshirts avoid arbitration with Brassard

The New York Rangers avoided arbitration with forward Derick Brassard, agreeing to terms with the restricted free agent on a multi-year contract Sunday.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Atlantic Division, New York Rangers, NHL Eastern Conference

News Observer

Sabres re-sign Adam

The Buffalo Sabres re-signed restricted free agent forward Luke Adam to a one-year, two-way contract on Sunday.


Related Topix: Sports, Luke Adam, NHL Players, Buffalo Sabres, NHL Northeast Divison

Matchsticks & Gasoline

Flames re-sign RFA Mark Cundari; sign Sam Bennett to ELC

The Flames took care of another restricted free agent as they re-signed Mark Cundari to a one-year contract worth $660,000.


Related Topix: Sports, Calgary Flames, Mark Cundari, NHL Players, Chad Billins, Kris Russell, Tyler Wotherspoon, Jay Bouwmeester

Silver Seven

NHL Scouting Departments: A League-Wide Survey

Two years ago I wrote about scouting departments across the league. It was a cursory study, but it revealed some interesting trends.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Sports, Ottawa Senators

Sat Jul 26, 2014


Man Leaves Parting Shot at Toronto Maple Leafs in His Obituary

Terry Siebert of Hamilton, Ontario died last Monday at the age of 58. His family published an obituary in the Hamilton Spectator .


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

Blackout Dallas

Stars Mailbag: Dog Days of Summer

Apr 27, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; A view of the party plaza and Dallas Stars logo before the game between the Stars and the Anaheim Ducks in game six of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at American Airlines Center.


Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Stars, Tyler Seguin, Jamie Benn, Valeri Nichushkin, Ales Hemsky, NHL Players, NHL Pacific Division


P.K. Subban stays mum about contract talks; arbitration Friday

Subban is scheduled to go to arbitration on Friday unless he can ink a new deal with the club before then.


Related Topix: Sports, Montreal Canadiens, P.K Subban, NHL Players, NHL Eastern Conference, Lars Eller

National Public Radio

If All The Ice Melts, What Happens To Hockey?

A report from the National Hockey League says climate change could threaten the sport's future.


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The Detroit News

Red Wings goalies: Jimmy Howard's mission is to make amends for last season

This is the third in a series of Red Wings offseason position breakdowns by Ted Kulfan.


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, Jimmy Howard, NHL Players, Petr Mrazek, Jonas Gustavsson, Mike Babcock

Field hockey captain Kate Gillis says it was hard to ignore criticism of famous father

The energetic 24-year-old is the captain and inspirational leader of Canada's women's field hockey team at the Commonwealth Games.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Sports, Vancouver Canucks, NHL Northwest Division, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games