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1 hr ago | Sabre Noise

Buffalo Sabres Daily: NHL15, Player Watch, Expansion

If there was one thing that the EA Sports NHL franchise needed to do, was make their arena's in the games more realistic, more lifelike, and not sound like the piped in sound that is the same for all NHL franchises whether your having a good night or a bad night with your team.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sporting News

NHL expansion rumors: This time, Las Vegas is about to get a team

Hey, a team in Vegas would be nice because, well, the Seattle Metropolitans are getting ready for their first season in the Western Conference, and Vegas would make 16 teams in the West to balance out the 16 in the East and ... Oh, wait, you say there's no team in Seattle? But, but, but ... we thought it was getting a franchise this year , too.

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SLAM! Sports

NHL expanding to Las Vegas is a 'done deal': Report

According to a report in the Vancouver Province , citing sources close to the situation, an expansion team in Sin City is a "done deal" and the only thing yet to be determined is who will front the ownership group.

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Jewels From The Crown

Are Western NHL Teams Bringing Top Prospects Closer?

If we get enough likes on our Facebook page, Darryl Sutter promises he'll help you with your math homework.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, NHL Northwest Division, Los Angeles Kings

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Deseret News

Utah Grizzlies: team unveils logo for 20th season in Utah

The Utah Grizzlies released their logo on Monday commemorating their 20th season in Utah after playing their first season in Denver 20 years ago in 1994-95.

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BleacherReport

When Will Your NHL Team Make a Stanley Cup Run?

There's a reason the same two teams have claimed the Stanley Cup in four of the last five seasons.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Anaheim Ducks, Sami Vatanen, Ryan Getzlaf, Cam Fowler, NHL Players

Five For Howling

Can Lauri Korpikoski find his groove again for the Arizona Coyotes?

With only 28 days until the Coyotes start the preseason, it is time to look at Arizona's current No.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Pacific Division, Phoenix Coyotes, Lauri Korpikoski, NHL Players, Enver Lisin, Ice Skating, Winter Sports

Sun Aug 24, 2014

MSNBC

Report: AHL migration west could begin in 2015-16

There has been rampant rumors and speculation about the American Hockey League expanding or relocating west in order to accommodate western conference-based NHL clubs.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, NHL Northwest Division

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Blackhhawk up

Blackhawks Top 100-# 47 Coach Joel Quenneville

Jun 1, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville during the second period in game seven of the Western Conference Final of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Los Angeles Kings at the United Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Central Division, Jonathan Toews, NHL Players, Scotty Bowman

Editor in Leaf

Toronto Maple Leafs 2014-15 Player Outlook: Trevor Smith

Dec 11, 2013; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Maple Leafs center Trevor Smith in action against the Los Angeles Kings at Air Canada Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players, Trevor Smith, NHL Hockey, Toronto Maple Leafs, NHL Northeast Divison

Fri Aug 22, 2014

St. Louis Game Time

's Flashback Friday: 2003 Western Conference Quarterfinal, Game 1

I will always remember the 1993 sweep of the Chicago Blackhawks . Ed Belfour pitching a holy hissy fit will forever be something that I treasure, even if those front pages of the Post-Dispatch that I saved are lost to the ages.

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Rant Sports

5 Can't-Miss Los Angeles Kings Games In 2014-15

The Los Angeles Kings continue to enjoy their summer as champions after winning the Stanley Cup for the second time in three seasons.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Los Angeles Kings, NHL Pacific Division, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Rob Blake, NHL Players

Winging It In Motown

Quick Hits: Should Glendening Play For The Wings?

Detroit Free Press I am really interested in seeing to what degree Nyquist can improve upon last season.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Coyotes' logo is 2nd best in NHL

The Arizona Coyotes have a new host name, but it turns out the decision to keep their logo was a good one.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Smith, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Dallas Stars, NHL Pacific Division

Rant Sports

Charlie Coyle and Alex Tuch of the Minnesota Wild Could Be the New 'Bash Brothers'

It's been over two decades since the classic film "D2" was released and the world was introduced to the 'Bash Brothers' Fulton Reed and Dean Portman.

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HeraldNet

Silvertips begin training camp with plenty of optimism

Everett opens training camp for the 2014-15 season Thursday morning at Comcast Arena, and the team is looking to build upon the foundation put in place a season ago.

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BleacherReport

10 NHL Players to Watch in Their Contract Years During 2014-15 Season

Whether they're young players looking to establish themselves in the league, restricted free agents striving for security or highly coveted veteran free agents looking to hit the jackpot, a player's performance in a contract year can make the difference between maximizing a payday and settling for less - less money, a shorter term and fewer ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, NHL Players, David Krejci, Reilly Smith, Torey Krug, Marc Savard

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Massenaa s Matt Meacham begins second year as Blackhawks video coach

Massena's Matt Meacham spent six years building a reputation as one of the top video coaches in the American Hockey League with the Binghamton Senators.

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SLAM! Sports

Sharks 'cleaning the slate' by stripping 'C' from Thornton

San Jose Sharks coach Todd McLellan confirmed a long-time rumour Wednesday by declaring the Western Conference club will enter training camp next month without a captain or any alternates.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Patrick Marleau, Joe Thornton, Logan Couture, NHL Players, NHL Pacific Division

Sabre Noise

Buffalo Sabres, Erie Otters To Hold Press Conference Thursday

The Buffalo Sabres, in conjunction with the Erie Otters of the Ontario Hockey League, will hold a news conference on Thursday at 2 p.m. at the First Niagara Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Buffalo Sabres, NHL Northeast Divison, Andre Burakovsky, NHL Players

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