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Canadiens benefit from Blackhawks annual dismantling, acquire A…

Canadiens benefit from Blackhawks annual dismantling, acquire Andrew Shaw in trade

thehockeynews.com Updated Jun 24 (3 days ago)
BUFFALO – In what has become an annual event, the Chicago Blackhawks have done a summer dismantling of their team in an effort to fit their roster under the salary cap. Along with the Carolina Hurricanes, the Montreal Canadiens are the beneficiaries. An…
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  • Luke Kuechly: Defense has plenty of “attitude, enthusiasm” with…

    Luke Kuechly: Defense has plenty of “attitude, enthusiasm” without Josh Norman

    profootballtalk.com Jun 26 (yesterday)
    Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly said last week that the Panthers need to bring the same mindset to the 2016 season that they had heading into last season, but they won’t be bringing back the same group of players. The biggest departure is cornerback Jo…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Latest on Subban, Lucic, Shattenkirk, Fowler and…

    Rumor Roundup: Latest on Subban, Lucic, Shattenkirk, Fowler and more

    thehockeynews.com Jun 24 (4 days ago)
    Entering the 2016 NHL draft, the trade speculation is ramping up on several notable NHL stars. Topping the list is Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban. The trade chatter reached a fever pitch on Thursday when Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning admit…
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  • Did Cam Newton Try to Kick the Ball in SB 50?

    Did Cam Newton Try to Kick the Ball in SB 50?

    panthersgab.com Jun 24 (4 days ago)
    Feb 7, 2016; Santa Clara, CA, USA; Denver Broncos outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware (94) grabs a loose ball ahead of Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) during the fourth quarter in Super Bowl 50 at Levi’s Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mack…
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  • Gary Bettman says the Carolina Hurricanes ‘aren’t going anywher…

    Gary Bettman says the Carolina Hurricanes ‘aren’t going anywhere’

    thehockeynews.com Jun 23 (5 days ago)
    There were rumors leading up to Wednesday’s expansion announcement that, with Quebec City having its expansion bid deferred, there was a possibility the Carolina Hurricanes could potentially relocate north of the border. However, commissioner Gary Bettm…
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  • Panthers G.M. admits contracts a factor to be considered on dra…

    Panthers G.M. admits contracts a factor to be considered on draft day

    profootballtalk.com Jun 23 (5 days ago)
    Panthers General Manager Dave Gettleman can’t come right out and say he drafted defensive tackle Vernon Butler as insurance against the Kawann Short’s contract talks going south. But he can’t deny it didn’t cross his mind, when he drafted to one of the …
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  • Thomas Davis wins PFWA “Good Guy Award”

    Thomas Davis wins PFWA “Good Guy Award”

    profootballtalk.com Jun 21 (7 days ago)
    Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis surely would have preferred to win a Super Bowl. On Tuesday, he picked up a consolation prize. The Pro Football Writers Association named Davis the winner of its 2016 Good Guy Award. “Thomas Davis exudes professionalism …
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  • The public polishing of Greg Hardy’s image continues on Twitter

    The public polishing of Greg Hardy’s image continues on Twitter

    profootballtalk.com Jun 21 (7 days ago)
    All the attempts this offseason to fix the image of former Panthers and Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy haven’t resulted in him getting another job. But he’s continuing to try to present a softer image. Hardy’s still on Twitter, but his screen name has…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Blue Jackets’ Foligno could be dealt to open cap…

    Rumor Roundup: Blue Jackets’ Foligno could be dealt to open cap space in Columbus

    The Chicago Blackhawks wasted little time shedding salary following the end of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Last Thursday, they shipped forwards Bryan Bickell and Teuvo Teravainen to the Carolina Hurricanes for two draft picks. They won’t be the only cap-s…
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  • 'Peanut' could provide Panthers insurance if young co…

    'Peanut' could provide Panthers insurance if young corners aren't progressing

    'Peanut' could provide Panthers insurance if young corners aren't progressing
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  • Panthers' 53-man roster projection includes three rookie C…

    Panthers' 53-man roster projection includes three rookie CBs, 'Rockhead'

    ESPN.com Jun 20
    Panthers' 53-man roster projection includes three rookie CBs, 'Rockhead'
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  • Panthers G.M. thinks better receivers will only help Cam Newton

    Panthers G.M. thinks better receivers will only help Cam Newton

    Cam Newton’s not the only one who thinks that if he keeps pushing, he can still improve as a quarterback. Panthers General Manager Dave Gettleman made it clear the team thinks there’s more to Newton than we’ve seen so far, “Cam’s going to continue to ge…
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  • Hurricanes get ahead of rebuild game with smart trades (Trendin…

    Hurricanes get ahead of rebuild game with smart trades (Trending Topics)

    yahoo.com Jun 17
    When it comes to exploiting teams that are flying a little too close to the cap ceiling, buyers are going to find few sellers more eager to make a deal than Chicago. Stan Bowman has repeatedly found over the last six or so years that the cost of winning…
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  • Michael Oher gets paid, Panthers teammates make 'Blind Side' jo…

    Michael Oher gets paid, Panthers teammates make 'Blind Side' jokes

    Good for Michael Oher. The Carolina Panthers offensive tackle has found a home in the NFL, and he just extended his lease. Oher has signed a three-year extension with the team worth $21.6 million over that stretch, with $9.5 million guaranteed. That's n…
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  • Bashaud Breeland: I want to be next Darrell Green or better

    Bashaud Breeland: I want to be next Darrell Green or better

    The Redskins made a late splash in free agency when they signed Josh Norman following the Panthers’ decision to rescind the franchise tag they gave him at the start of the offseason. Norman comes to Washington with a big salary, a big profile and big ex…
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  • Panthers Sign Rivera to 1-Year Contract Extension

    Panthers Sign Rivera to 1-Year Contract Extension

    The Panthers have signed Ron Rivera to a one-year contract extension that will keep the two-time NFL coach of the year with the team through the 2018 season.
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  • European teams form alliance to get a seat at the table with th…

    European teams form alliance to get a seat at the table with the big boys

    When Patrik Laine and Jesse Puljujarvi are drafted into the NHL a week from now, their teams in the Finnish Elite League will receive a one-time payment of about $240,000. Assuming each player earns $50 million over the course of his NHL career – which …
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  • After MVP season, Cam Newton says: “I haven’t climaxed as a pla…

    After MVP season, Cam Newton says: “I haven’t climaxed as a player”

    Cam Newton wasn’t eager to revisit this past February. And he didn’t want to talk about next February either. The Panthers quarterback said Thursday as his team wrapped up minicamp that he was so focused on the work he was putting in this June, that thi…
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  • Cam Ward forgoes free agency, takes hefty pay cut to remain a H…

    Cam Ward forgoes free agency, takes hefty pay cut to remain a Hurricane

    Cam Ward was set to become a free agent come July 1, and the veteran netminder was going to have to take a pay cut no matter where he went. So, instead of uprooting and looking for work elsewhere, Ward, 32, has decided to remain a Carolina Hurricane on …
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  • Joakim Nordstrom loves Irish soccer fans, buys bar of them drin…

    Joakim Nordstrom loves Irish soccer fans, buys bar of them drinks

    yahoo.com Jun 16
    The 2016 UEFA European Championship is currently taking place in France and bringing soccer fans from all over the world in to follow their nation’s team. Joakim Nordstrom of the Carolina Hurricanes ventured over to follow his native Sweden as they look…
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  • Panthers Look to Be a Force Again in the NFC In 2016

    Panthers Look to Be a Force Again in the NFC In 2016

    The Carolina Panthers are very much a team hungry to get back to the promised land of the Super Bowl in 2016, and many NFL experts still feel this is a team that a legit shot of repeating as NFC Champions. Top betting sites like William Hill have the Pa…
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  • Panthers WR Stephen Hill could again 'push for a starting …

    Panthers WR Stephen Hill could again 'push for a starting job'

    ESPN.com Jun 16
    Panthers WR Stephen Hill could again 'push for a starting job'
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  • Video - How will return of Benjamin impact Panthers? 00:39

    How will return of Benjamin impact Panthers?

    Jun 25
    Mark Brunell analyzes how having wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin back in the fold will benefit Panthers quarterback Cam Newton.
  • Video - Saturday: Oher deal fits right in with Panthers 00:48

    Saturday: Oher deal fits right in with Panthers

    Jun 18
    Jeff Saturday explains why he thinks signing Michael Oher was the right move for the Carolina Panthers.
  • Video - Panthers can't replace Norman's swagger 00:47

    Panthers can't replace Norman's swagger

    Jun 18
    Darren Woodson says the Panthers have looked to replace cornerback Josh Norman through the draft, but no one can replace the swagger he brought to the field.
  • Video - Benjamin makes cameo appearance during Newton interview 00:42

    Benjamin makes cameo appearance during Newton interview

    Jun 16
    While Panthers QB Cam Newton explains how WR Kelvin Benjamin is 'going to come back with a vengeance' this season, Benjamin shows up behind his teammate trying to draw a reaction from him.