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10 hrs ago |

Penguins install Jacques Martin as senior adviser of operations

He previously was an assistant coach with the club. In a long career, he has served as a head coach and general manager in the NHL and as a coach with Team Canada at the Olympics.


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14 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Jets sign Chiarot to new two-way contract

St. John's IceCaps' Ben Chiarot hits Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins' Bobby Farnham during an AHL hockey Eastern Conference finals playoff game in May. He played one game for the Jets last year.


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15 hrs ago | Double G Sports

The 2014-2015 NHL on NBC Schedule: What the NHL Got Right

Yesterday, the NHL released its schedule for which games would appear on NBC and NBCSN throughout next season.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Western Conference, NHL Atlantic Division, New York Rangers, Cory Schneider, New Jersey Devils, NHL Players

16 hrs ago | Defending Big D

Who is new Dallas Stars Center Jason Spezza? We Turn to the Experts to Find Out

Jason Spezza has always been a bit of a mystery to me. Was always near the top of the scoring charts the past ten years or so, always considered one of the best players in the Eastern Conference and going along on several deep playoff runs with the Senators until the team fell apart the past few years.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ottawa Senators, Jason Spezza, NHL Players, Dallas Stars, NHL Pacific Division, Ales Hemsky, Erik Karlsson

20 hrs ago | BleacherReport

10 NHL Coaches on the Hot Seat in the 2014-15 Season

NHL teams continue to tweak their rosters and sign free agents as the summer rolls along.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Paul Stastny, Patrick Roy, NHL Players, Colorado Avalanche, NHL Northwest Division, James Neal

Yesterday | Journal Gazette

Komets partner with Avalanche

The Komets finalized an affiliation Tuesday with the NHL's Colorado Avalanche and its American Hockey League team, the Lake Erie Monsters.


Related Topix: Sports, Joe Sakic, Patrick Roy, NHL Players, NHL Hockey

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Die By The Blade

Who could be the Sabres biggest threat in 3 years?

What team in the Eastern conference could pose the biggest threat to the Sabres winning the Cup in 3 years is an interesting question to ask? The Sabres were stacked in 2005-06, yet there was one team that stood in the way, the Carolina Hurricanes .


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Anthony Mantha, Detroit Red Wings, Mike Babcock, Gustav Nyquist, NHL Players, NHL Central Division

USA Today

Rangers, top scorer reach deal

Rangers, Mats Zuccarello reach one-year deal $3.5 million contract avoids need for Friday's arbitration hearing Check out this story on Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USATODAY.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, New York Rangers, Mats Zuccarello, NHL Players, Chris Kreider, John Moore

Gone Puck Wild

Minnesota Wild Will Have 11 Nationally Broadcast Games in 2014-15 Season

Mar 13, 2014; Saint Paul, MN, USA; Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise celebrates his goal with forward Jason Pominville during the third period against the New York Rangers at Xcel Energy Center.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Northwest Division, Minnesota Wild, Olympic Hockey, Winter Sports, Zach Parise (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Jason Pominville, NHL Players, Ice Hockey

Blackout Dallas

Division Rivals Offseason Moves: Winipeg Jets

Mar 24, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Stars defenseman Trevor Daley defends against Winnipeg Jets left wing Evander Kane during the third period at the American Airlines Center.


Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Stars, NHL Hockey, Trevor Daley, NHL Players, NHL Pacific Division, Nashville Predators, NHL Central Division, Mathieu Perreault

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Pittsburgh Penguins: Rob Scuderi trade unlikely

After suffering a sweep at the hands of the Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference Finals, Pittsburgh found itself without a first or second round pick in the 2013 Entry Draft, leaving the system once again devoid of quality forward prospects.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Rob Scuderi, NHL Players, Matt Cooke, Craig Adams, NHL Atlantic Division

Major signings for Komets

The Komets bolstered their roster with a potential No. 1 goaltender, a former first-round NHL draft pick, a familiar face and player who should be popular with the fans.


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Defending Big D

Know Thine Enemy: The Nashville Predators

The Nashville Predators spent the summer setting themselves up as the halfway house of the NHL, attempting to reintegrate flawed and declining players into the league.


Related Topix: Sports, Barry Trotz, NHL Players, Mike Fisher, Nashville Predators, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division, Phoenix Coyotes, Mike Ribeiro

Sat Jul 19, 2014

SLAM! Sports

Jets in tough in Central Division

Mark Scheifele celebrates a goal during preseason NHL action last season. Scheifele impressed IceCaps coach Keith McCambridge during his 10-game stint with the club during their playoff run.


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BC Soaring

Linked to the Heights, July 19: Kevin Hayes, NHL Target

He played for a couple national champions and has the size, skill, and pedigree to be a successful professional hockey player.


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Wed Jul 16, 2014


Matthew Lombardi Agrees to Join Rangers

Center Matthew Lombardi agreed to return from playing overseas and join the reigning Eastern Conference champion New York Rangers.


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Edmonton Journal

Eakins opts for Rocky road on Oilers coaching staff

The City of Edmonton will invest $16.3 million in an additional 51 road projects this year, Mayor Don Iveson announced Tuesday.


Related Topix: Sports, Tyler Pitlick, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Steve Smith

Belleville Bulls, Erie Otters to play in Port Perry

The Port Perry MoJacks and Port Perry minor hockey will be combining their efforts to bring OHL pre-season action to the Scugog Arena.


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Which team has the easiest NHL schedule in 2014-15? One study says Detroit Red Wings

There's good news for Detroit Red Wings fans who don't think the club did much to upgrade the roster since last season.


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Observer & Eccentric

Former Novi coach 'Jacked' about Muskegon

Former Novi High School coach Todd Krygier is now behind the bench with the USHL's Muskegon Lumberjacks.


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