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23 hrs ago | MSNBC

Fayne looking forward to defending the 'bigger guys' in West

"They have such firepower up front," Fayne said Tuesday of his new team, per the Edmonton Sun .


Related Topix: Sports, Craig MacTavish, NHL Players, NHL Hockey

Yesterday | 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 Eastern Conference, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, New York Rangers, Cory Schneider, New Jersey Devils, NHL Players

Yesterday | Howlin Hockey

Getting to Know The Arizona Coyotes: Mikkel Boedker

Dec 19, 2013; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Phoenix Coyotes left wing Mikkel Boedker skates with the puck against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Mikkel Boedker, NHL Pacific Division, Phoenix Coyotes, NHL Players, Toronto Maple Leafs, NHL Northeast Divison

Yesterday | Sen Shot

Los Angeles Kings- 2013-14 Season Recap

Jun 13, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Kings players pose for a team photo with the Stanley Cup after defeating the New York Rangers game five of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center.


Related Topix: Sports, Justin Williams, NHL Hockey, Los Angeles Kings, NHL Pacific Division, NHL Players

Yesterday | CBS Sports

Stars, Roussel avoid arbitration with 4-year deal

The Dallas Stars avoided a salary arbitration hearing with forward Antoine Roussel by signing the 24-year-old to a four-year deal.


Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Stars, NHL Hockey, Antoine Roussel, NHL Players, NHL Pacific Division

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Minnesota Wild 2014 offseason recap; part 2

The Minnesota Wild entered this offseason with the most positive momentum in some time.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Cody Almond, NHL Players, Clayton Stoner, NHL Northwest Division, Jake Dowell


NHL national television schedule announced

Hockey fans, get your televisions warmed up. NBC has announced the nationally televised games for the 2014-15 NHL season.


Related Topix: Sports

Blackhawks top national TV slate with 20 games

The Blackhawks' overtime loss to the L.A. Kings in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals surely broke hearts in Chicago, but few would argue that it was great television--perhaps the NHL's most rivoting viewing of the season.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey


Dubas lands NHL gig

The Greyhounds granted permission last week to Maple Leafs President of Hockey Operations Brendan Shanahan to speak to Dubas, making this advancement possible.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey

Cardiac Cane

NBC Releases NHL TV Schedule for 2014-2015 Regular Season

NBC released their NHL regular season schedule for the 2014-2015 season on Tuesday.


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Mile High Hockey

Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL July 22nd, 2014

You know it's late July-early August when there isn't much hockey news to be found... when the "biggest" story is the end of Ovie's engagement ... is it October yet?! Follow Cam Talbot 's career for even a short amount of time and you're going to learn two things about him: 1) He's a goalie.


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

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Are the New-Look Tampa Bay Lightning Legitimate Stanley Cup Contenders?

This spring, the Tampa Bay Lightning entered the playoffs with 101 points and home-ice advantage, but an untimely injury to starting goalie Ben Bishop proved the team's undoing.


Related Topix: Sports, Ben Bishop, Brett Connolly, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, NHL Southeast Division

CBS Sports

Report: Avs' O'Reilly seeks $6.75M in arbitration

It appears one of the NHL's most intriguing negotiations of the offseason will reach its conclusion this week in an arbitration hearing set for Wednesday.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Matt Duchene, Paul Stastny, Ryan O'Reilly, NHL Players, Nathan MacKinnon

Rant Sports

5 Teams That Will Challenge the Los Angeles Kings in the Western Conference

No team has won back-to-back Stanley Cups in over 15 years, and the primary mission of the 2014-15 Los Angeles Kings will be just that.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, John Gibson

Sun Jul 20, 2014


Detroit Red Wings

Source: --- Sunday, July 20, 2014The Detroit Red Wings revealed plans for a new home on Sunday as part of a re-energizing of the Motor City's downtown core.


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

USA Today

Predators: Russian prospect is worth risk

Given the franchise's rocky history with players from former Soviet countries, the Predators' decision to draft Kontinental Hockey League player Vladislav Kamenev in the second round seemed questionable at best Predators say Russian prospect is worth the risk Given the franchise's rocky history with players from former Soviet countries, the ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Stu Grimson, Alexander Radulov, Andrei Kostitsyn, NHL Players, NHL Hockey


After a decade, Preds finally draft another Russian player in Kamenev

It took the Nashville Predators a decade to draft another Russian-born player after Alex Radulov - a player who seemed to leave the franchise with some serious baggage - but they finally did so with second-rounder Vladislav Kamenev.


Related Topix: Sports, Barry Trotz, Andrei Kostitsyn, NHL Players, Jeff Kealty, Nashville Predators, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Miami Herald

Salary cap's wrath sure to visit Blackhawks

If Patrick Sharp is bothered that his name has repeatedly surfaced in trade rumors this summer, the Blackhawks winger isn't showing it.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Johnny Oduya, Jonathan Toews, Patrick Sharp, Bryan Bickell, NHL Players

Brandon Saad a money player for Blackhawks

Saad will be a restricted free agent after the 2014-15 season and the Blackhawks winger is in line for a contract extension that figures to result in a significant raise from his current salary of $832,500.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Johnny Oduya, Brandon Saad, NHL Players

Too Many Men On The Site

The Ideal NHL - Expansion AND Relocation of Franchises

Expansion in the NHL has been a hot topic lately, and rightly so. After the mess that was the lockout-shortened 2012-2013 season, commissioner Gary Bettman talked about how the league was flourishing economically and that expansion could be considered within a few years' time.


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