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7 min ago | MSNBC

Five interesting players still on UFA market

His value has dropped substantially since the Edmonton Oilers inked him to a controversial five-year, $21.25 million offer sheet, but he's still just 31 years old and might be able to play a supporting role.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players, Ilya Bryzgalov, Edmonton Oilers, Ron Hextall, Daniel Alfredsson

3 hrs ago | Flame For Thought

Calgary Flames Hot Start to the Morning Vol 34

Mar 1, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Ice crew workers shovel snow off the ice in a Stadium Series hockey game.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Calgary Flames, Curtis Glencross, NHL Players, Brian McGrattan, Sean Monahan

3 hrs ago | Matchsticks & Gasoline

Sean Monahan, Sam Bennett, and the danger of the nine-game sample

On the surface, Monahan had a great rookie year, but his underlying numbers suggest he struggled.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Calgary Flames, Sean Monahan, NHL Players, Sven Baertschi

7 hrs ago | Mile High Hockey

Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL September 1st, 2014

Justin Schultz isn't a fully-formed No. 1 NHL defenceman just yet, so the Edmonton Oilers are giving him a chance to grow into one.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Justin Schultz, NHL Players, Tyson Barrie, Colorado Avalanche

11 hrs ago | Examiner.com

2014-2015 NHL preview: Minnesota Wild

The Minnesota Wild got themselves some payoff last year from their big free agent deals they doled out in the not too distant past.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Mikko Koivu, Josh Harding, Niklas Backstrom, NHL Players

Sun Aug 31, 2014

MSNBC

Report: Vincour to return to Avs organization

After spending a season with the KHL's AK Bars Kazan, forward Tomas Vincour has decided to return to the Colorado Avalanche's organization, according to the Czech league's HC Kometa Brno's official website .

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Related Topix: Sports, Tomas Vincour, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Nathan MacKinnon, Dallas Stars, Cameron Gaunce

MSNBC

Columnist: Schultz deal might complicate Avs' talks with RFA Barrie

Barrie, who remains a restricted free agent, is in a similar position with the Colorado Avalanche in the sense that he's an offensive defenseman who is coming off of his entry-level deal and is likely to end up with a bridge contract.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche

Blackhhawk up

Sunday Power Rankings-Top 10 New Newcomers to the Central Division

May 27, 2014; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Montreal Canadiens forward Daniel Briere stretches during the warmup period in game five of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the New York Rangers at the Bell Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Daniel Briere, NHL Players, NHL Northeast Divison, Montreal Canadiens, Dallas Stars, Ales Hemsky

Examiner.com

Flames to participate in Calgary Pride Parade

According to the Canadian Olympic Committee in a press release, Sven Baertschi and Mikael Backlund of the Calgary Flames will be participating in the 2014 Calgary Pride Parade on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Calgary Stampeders, Canadian Football League, Canada, Sports, NHL Hockey, Calgary Flames, Sven Baertschi, Mikael Backlund, NHL Players, Olympics

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Flame For Thought

Dennis Wideman, Re-Introducing Your Calgary Flames

Jan 9, 2014; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman skates with the puck against the St. Louis Blues during the third period at Scotiabank Saddledome.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Calgary Flames, Dennis Wideman, NHL Players, Jordan Henry

GantDaily.com

Ex-Blackhawks defenseman Sheldon Brookbank looks to join Flames

Chicago, IL, United States - The Chicago Blackhawks' cap space issues forced defenseman Sheldon Brookbank, an unrestricted free agent, to pursue a spot with the Calgary Flames.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Sheldon Brookbank, NHL Central Division, NHL Players, Calgary Flames

Mile High Hockey

REPORT: Tomas Vincour to return to the Avalanche organization

As originally reported this morning by our friends at Eurolanche , Tomas Vincour looks to be headed back to Denver this fall.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Tomas Vincour, NHL Players, Tyson Barrie, Joey Hishon

Habs Eyes On The Prize

Saturday Habs Links: Guy Lafleur thinks Markov should be the captain

Here are your daily links, including an interview with Manny Malholtra, Guy Lafleur's opinion, Josh Gorges new start as a Sabre, the new EA NHL 15 trailers, and more! Congratulations to Derek Wills, longtime voice of the Hamilton Bulldogs, for breaking into the big league.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Buffalo Sabres, Josh Gorges, NHL Players, Calgary Flames, Montreal Canadiens

Mile High Sticking

Evaluating Colorado Avalanche's Erik Johnson

A wise young man once said, "The lovers are going to love you, and the haters are going to hate you no matter who you are."

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Erik Johnson, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Erik Johnson (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Matt Duchene, Patrick Roy

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Inside Triathlon

ITU World Champions To Be Crowned In Edmonton

Jonathan Brownlee , Javier Gomez , Gwen Jorgensen and Jodie Stimpson receive Edmonton Oilers jerseys from hockey player Andrew Ference at the pre-race press conference.

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Related Topix: Gwen Jorgensen, Sports, Olympic Triathlon, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Javier Gomez, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Andrew Ference, NHL Players, Sarah Haskins

Vancouver Courier

Fred UnLEEshed: Aug. 29, 2014

Felix Del Toro, head of Lululemon's menswear division , welcomed hockey players Jason Garrison, right, and Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom to the opening celebrations.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Vancouver Canucks, Jacob Markstrom, NHL Players

Edmonton Journal

Cult of Hockey: Boston hockey insider says Boychuk for Yakupov trade...

Nail Yakupov of the Edmonton Oilers skates against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Oct. 29, 2013, at Rexall Place in Edmonton.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Nail Yakupov, NHL Players, Nikita Nikitin, Mark Fayne, Boston Bruins

CottageCountryNow.ca

Oilers agree to one-year deal with Schultz

The Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with defenceman Justin Schultz on a US$3.675-million, one-year contract.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Justin Schultz, NHL Players

GantDaily.com

Mike Yeo says goalkeeper starting job is wide open for Wild

St. Paul, MN, United States - Minnesota Wild Coach Mike Yeo stated the starting goalkeeper job is wide open, with the team having Josh Harding, Niklas Backstrom and Darcy Kuemper for the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Josh Harding, Niklas Backstrom, NHL Players

The Globe and Mail

Oilers sign defenceman Justin Schultz to one-year, $3.675-million deal

Edmonton Oilers defenceman Justin Schultz scores on his 3rd period shot against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Justin Schultz, NHL Players, NHL Southeast Division, Carolina Hurricanes

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