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2 hrs ago | SLAM! Sports

Jim Paek shooting for stars as South Korea's hockey coach

South Korea's new national hockey coach Jim Paek doesn't know if success is the "chicken or the egg", but he knows he needs it right away if the sport is to gather momentum ahead of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Mario Lemieux, NHL Players, Richard Park, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins

2 hrs ago | Pucks And Pitchforks

New Jersey Devils Links Around the Web: August 22nd, 2014

Mar 7, 2013; Newark, NJ, USA; New Jersey Devils center Ryan Carter skates with the puck during the second period against the Buffalo Sabres at the Prudential Center.


Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Carter, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, New Jersey Devils

3 hrs ago | Blueshirt Banter

More on Kevin Hayes; Leetch high on McDonagh; Linda Cohn's strange lawsuit

While August is certainly the slowest hockey month of the season, for some reason, this August feels like it's flying for me.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, New York Rangers, Ryan McDonagh, NHL Players, John Moore

7 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Who Should Be the New York Rangers' No. 6 Defenseman in 2014-15?

The New York Rangers made a number of transactions this summer to bolster their roster, but there are still some roles that need to be filled for the upcoming season.


Related Topix: Sports, Brady Skjei, Kevin Klein, NHL Players, New York Rangers

Thu Aug 21, 2014

USA Today

Jean-Sebastien Giguere retires

Jean-Sebastien Giguere retires Goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere announced his retirement on Aug. 21. A look back at his 16-season career: Check out this story on Jean-Sebastien Giguere was drafted 13th overall by the Hartford Whalers in 1995 and made eight appearances with them in the 1996-97 season.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, NHL Northwest Division, Jean-Sebastien Giguere, NHL Players, New Jersey Devils, Martin Brodeur, Joe Sakic

Top prospect Kevin Hayes elects to sign with the New York Rangers

Kevin Hayes #12 of the Boston College Eagles celebrates his goal that gave the Eagles a 1-0 lead against the Northeastern University Huskies during NCAA hockey action in the championship game of the annual Beanpot Hockey Tournament at TD Garden It looks like the Blueshirts have found themselves a new blue chip prospect.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chris Kreider, New York Rangers, NHL Players, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Jimmy Hayes

Business Journal

Islanders land new owner -- in two years

The New York Islanders play in their home arena, the Nassau Coliseum, in Uniondale, NY.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, New York Islanders

A Winning Habit

Top 10 Montreal Canadiens Trades Since The Wayne Gretzky Trade: Number 4

February 22, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Florida Panthers right wing Alex Kovalev skates up ice with the puck against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the third period at the CONSOL Energy Center.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Northeast Divison, Montreal Canadiens, Tomas Plekanec, NHL Players, Wayne Gretzky, Alex Kovalev, Pittsburgh Penguins

Northern Life

Stortini signs with Philly

Zack Stortini signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Philadelphia Flyers in July.


Related Topix: Sports, Philadelphia Flyers, NHL Hockey, Zack Stortini, NHL Players

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Looking to make the leap: Shayne Gostisbehere

The Philadelphia Flyers are always known as a team loaded with veterans, so when one of their young players pops up on the national radar it becomes a bit of a big deal.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, Kimmo Timonen, NHL Players, Johnny Gaudreau, Calgary Flames, Craig Berube


Will the Pittsburgh Penguins Have a New-Look Top Line in 2014-15?

You'll be hard pressed to find a line that's been rolled out more consistently than Sidney Crosby between Chris played his way onto the top line after being considered a throw-in in the Marian Hossa deal in 2008.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby, NHL Players, Evgeni Malkin

Blueshirt Banter

New York Rangers Analysis: Getting to know Kevin Hayes

It was five games into Boston College's 2013-14 season, and the Eagles were in the midst of an up-and-down start, with a record of 2-2-1.


Related Topix: Sports, Glen Sather, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, New York Rangers

BC Interruption

Kevin Hayes Signs With The New York Rangers

After months of "will he/won't he" with the Blackhawks and days of " where will he?" on the Twitterverse, multiple sources on Twitter have reported that Kevin Hayes has signed with the New York Rangers.


Related Topix: Sports, Chris Kreider, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, New York Rangers, Bill Arnold, NCAA Sports, Boston College NCAA


Ranking the Top 5 Under-the-Radar Prospects for the Philadelphia Flyers

It's taken a few years, but the Philadelphia Flyers have slowly stockpiled one of the more encouraging prospect pools in the Eastern Conference.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, Samuel Morin, Scott Laughton, Jason Akeson, NHL Players, NHL Eastern Conference


Will Sean Couturier Take the Next Step in Philadelphia Flyers' 2014-15 Season?

Sean Couturier emerged as a legitimate two-way center last season, finally taking a big step forward after a good but uninspiring first two seasons in the NHL .


Related Topix: Sports, Philadelphia Flyers, NHL Hockey, Sean Couturier, NHL Players

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Pens Labyrinth

Pittsburgh Penguins Make Their Pitch To Top Prospect Kevin Hayes

Dec 14, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz receives congratulations from teammates after scoring in the second period as Detroit Red Wings left wing Drew Miller reacts at Joe Louis Arena.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Chris Kunitz, Brandon Sutter, Bill Guerin, NHL Players, Evgeni Malkin

Lighthouse Hockey

Trainer believes John Tavares, Kyle Okposo will give the league nightmares

Given their ages and maturation, you should expect New York Islanders first-liners John Tavares and Kyle Okposo to be in the best shape of their lives.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, New York Islanders, John Tavares, Kyle Okposo, NHL Players

The Globe and Mail

Senators sign forward Clarke MacArthur to five-year extension

Ottawa Senators Clarke MacArthur celebrates his goal with teammates Patrick Wierciock and Jason Spezza during first period, NHL hockey between the Ottawa Senators and the Philadelphia Flyers in Ottawa Monday December 9, 2013.


Related Topix: Sports, Clarke Macarthur, NHL Hockey, Ottawa Senators, NHL Players, NHL Northeast Divison, Philadelphia Flyers

Gone Puck Wild

NHL Preseason Schedule Announced, Minnesota Wild Play Six Times

Apr 7, 2014; Winnipeg, Manitoba, CAN; Minnesota Wild forward Charlie Coyle celebrates his goal with teammates against the Winnipeg Jets during the second period at MTS Centre.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL Central Division

SLAM! Sports

Agreement reached to sell New York Islanders

Hockey fan Tim Watson of New York takes a cell phone photo of himself with New York Islanders owner Charles Wang following the announcement that the Islanders will move to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on October 24, 2012.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, New York Islanders