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A series of charity games in Slovakia will honor the legacy of former Minnesota Wild forward Pavol Demitra , who tragically died along with 43 others in a plane crash near Yaroslavl, Russia almost three years ago.
Leon Draisaitl poses for a photo with team officials after being selected as the number three overall pick to the Edmonton Oilers in the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft at Wells Fargo Center on Jun 27, 2014 in Philadelphia, PA, USA.
Veteran NHL defenseman Cory Sarich remains in a Calgary hospital after being seriously hurt after his bicycle he was riding collided with a car.
Cory Sarich during day 5 of Calgary Flames training camp at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Jan. 17, 2013.
Apr 22, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek skates with the puck against the New York Rangers during the third period in game three of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center.
Benoit spent last season with the Colorado Avalanche, and had a career-best 28 points in 79 games.
Lever, a 5'11", 185 lb. left winger, was a native of South Porcupine, Ontario. Born on November 14th, 1952, the Vancouver Canucks chose him in the first round of the 1972 NHL Amateur Draft, with the third overall selection.
Mar 18, 2014; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Nashville Predators defenseman Michael Del Zotto skates with the puck against the Edmonton Oilers during the second period at Rexall Place.
With the pre-season looming in a few weeks, the Calgary Flames are working hard behind the scenes to prepare for the next season.
In this April 1, 2011 file photo, Colorado Avalanche's Ryan O'Reilly smiles after scoring the game-winner against the Phoenix Coyotes during a shootout in an NHL game in Glendale, Ariz.
Colorado Avalanche forward Ryan O'Reilly had a team-high 28 goals last season for the Avalanche.
NHL teams continue to tweak their rosters and sign free agents as the summer rolls along.
Some hope to be back in the room for the Canes' preseason training camp in September.
Apr 30, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; General view of the Pepsi Center ice before the start of the seventh game between the Minnesota Wild against the Colorado Avalanche of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Pepsi Center.
The Minnesota Wild entered this offseason with the most positive momentum in some time.
Joe Colborne in action last season against the Winnipeg Jets. Colborne filed for arbitration on Saturday but general manager Brad Treliving says it's just part of the process and the two sides will continue to talk.
Left winger Benoit Pouliot speaks with media during an Edmonton Oilers press conference held at the Westin Hotel in Edmonton, Alta., on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 06:39 am
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