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6 hrs ago |

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

10 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey

16 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Sports

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.


Related Topix: Sports

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.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey

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.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Western Conference

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.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Western Conference, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Central Division

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.


Related Topix: Sports

Tue Jul 15, 2014


Pens' Crosby won't need wrist surgery

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby will not need surgery on his injured wrist and will instead continue treatment to heal the problem.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division

Winging It In Motown

Quick Hits: Hello Granato, Goodbye Renney Granato played with the Rangers , Kings , and Sharks between 1988 and 2001.


Related Topix: Sports, Joel Quenneville, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Detroit Red Wings

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Defending Big D

Know Thine Enemy: The Winnipeg Jets

After finishing as the worst team in the best division in the NHL last season, what attempts have the Winnipeg Jets made to move up in the world? Everybody knows that the Dallas Stars have already won the 2014 offseason.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Western Conference, Dallas Stars, NHL Pacific Division, Mathieu Perreault, NHL Players

Sun Jul 13, 2014


PHT Morning Skate: Jaden Schwartz wears No. 17 to honor Mandi

PHT's Morning Skate takes a look around the world of hockey to see what's happening and what we'll be talking about around the NHL world and beyond.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Cory Schneider, New Jersey Devils, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Washington Post

Leftovers from Caps development camp

With Capitals development camp wrapped up Saturday, before everything shuts down for the upcoming vacation months, here are some leftover tidbits from the past week: At the 2014 NHL draft in Philadelphia, the Capitals selected Czech winger Jakub Vrana with the 13th overall pick .


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Braden Holtby, Blake Heinrich, Philipp Grubauer, NHL Players, Entertainment, Television

Sporting News

NHL free agency: Canada corners the intangible market

It's been a dreary decade or so for Canadian NHL teams. There's kind of an unremitting debate over the reasons these franchises have, as a group, struggled to perform.


Related Topix: Sports, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports

Fri Jul 11, 2014

USA Today

Offseason grades: Sizing up moves by teams in East

Offseason grades: Sizing up moves by teams in East USA TODAY Sports hockey columnist Kevin Allen grades the Eastern Conference teams for their offseason moves: Check out this story on Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USATODAY.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Matt Moulson, Cody McCormick, NHL Players, Montreal Canadiens, Josh Gorges, Brian Gionta

Raw Charge

Tampa Bay Lightning re-sign forward Richard Panik to one-year, two-way deal

The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Richard Panik to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.


Related Topix: Sports, Richard Panik, NHL Players, Brett Connolly, Mattias Ohlund, NHL Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, NHL Southeast Division, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports

Too Many Men On The Site

NHL Expansion: What About Realignment

Jun 27, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; A general view of the complete draft board after the completion of the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft at Wells Fargo Center.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Western Conference

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Norfolk Admirals name Jarrod Skalde as new head coach

Jarrod Skalde will be the Norfolk Admirals ' next head coach. Skalde, an assistant under Trent Yawney last year, moved up after Yawney became an assistant coach with the Admirals ' parent club, the Anaheim Ducks .


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