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3 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press
Detroit Red Wings star Pavel Datsyuk, right, autographs a jersey for fan Kristin Sorensen, 26, of Berrien Springs during the 2014 Hockeyfest at Joe Louis Arena on Sunday, Sept. 14. / Regina H. Boone / DFP Jimmy Howard and young son James took the ice to meet fans today at Hockeyfest 2014 at Joe Louis Arena.
6 hrs ago | Daily Camera
Colorado Avalanche C Joseph Blandisi battles for the puck with D Duncan Siemens during rookie camp practice last year on September 10, 2013 at Family Sports. Fans will get their first chance to see this year's first-round draft pick, Conner Bleackley, on skates Monday at 9:45 a.m. at Family Sports Center.
10 hrs ago | Sen Shot
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.
14 hrs ago | Examiner.com
The renaming of the Gila River Arena required an unusual partnership among team owners, state and local governments, and a tribal nation. Eighteen months ago, Arizona hockey fans were not sure they would have a hockey team much longer, management of Jobing.com seemed in limbo, and local government/tribal nation relationships in the State were strained.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The NHL announced 10 rules changes to go into effect immediately on Thursday, Sept. 12. Even collectively, they will have very little impact on the San Jose Sharks .
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.
Former Montreal Canadiens player Guy Lapointe next to his sweather, following the announcement by the Habs that they will retire his jersey. During press conference in Montreal.
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.
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.
Martin Brodeur has said he would like to play for a contender, preferably in the Western Conference and would settle for a back-up position if not given a chance to start. EA Sports is set to release a patch for NHL 15 that will remove all of the league's goalies and replace them with Brodeur, extending the already Hall of Fame goalie's career indefinitely in the virtual world.
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.
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.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 04:29 pm
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