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Rumor Roundup: Bruins face excruciating Johnny Boychuk trade de…

Rumor Roundup: Bruins face excruciating Johnny Boychuk trade decision

thehockeynews.com Updated Sep 17 (yesterday)
As NHL training camps open, the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks still remain above the $69 million salary cap. Questions persist over how they’ll address the issue. The Blackhawks must shed more than $2.2 million to become cap compliant before the …
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  • Why Kevin Hayes chose the New York Rangers

    Why Kevin Hayes chose the New York Rangers

    thehockeynews.com Sep 16 (2 days ago)
    Kevin Hayes is one of the biggest names playing at the Traverse City prospects tournament in Michigan. Heck, he’s been one of the biggest names in hockey this summer. That’s because his senior season at Boston College was so scintillating that teams wer…
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  • Anaheim Ducks will win the Stanley Cup…in our alternate predict…

    Anaheim Ducks will win the Stanley Cup…in our alternate predictions

    thehockeynews.com Sep 15 (3 days ago)
    The Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings are, in the opinion of the deep thinkers at The Hockey News, the class of the NHL. Chicago is our pick to win the Cup, while the defending champs have, by far, the best chance of preventing that from happenin…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Can Ryan Johansen and the Columbus Blue Jackets …

    Rumor Roundup: Can Ryan Johansen and the Columbus Blue Jackets agree on a contract this weekend?

    thehockeynews.com Sep 13 (5 days ago)
    After weeks of silence, the stalled contract talks between the Columbus Blue Jackets and Ryan Johansen’s agent are expected to resume this weekend. The Columbus Dispatch’s Aaron Portzline reports agent Kurt Overhardt is expected to meet with club manage…
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  • Chicago’s Jim Cornelison sings Star Spangled Banner on The Colb…

    Chicago’s Jim Cornelison sings Star Spangled Banner on The Colbert Report

    thehockeynews.com Sep 12 (6 days ago)
    This weekend marks the 200th anniversary of the writing of the Star Spangled Banner. Written by Sir Francis Scott Key in 1814 as the British bombarded Baltimore’s Fort McHenry at a crucial battle in what was effectively a second American Independence Wa…
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  • HBO pulls out of ‘24/7’ for Capitals, Blackhawks; will NHL prod…

    HBO pulls out of ‘24/7’ for Capitals, Blackhawks; will NHL produce its own?

    yahoo.com Sep 11 (7 days ago)
    HBO said on Thursday that it won’t produce “24/7: The Road To The NHL Winter Classic” for the 2015 outdoor game featuring the Washington Capitals and the Chicago Blackhawks. This ends a three-season partnership between the League and the cable network, …
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  • Top 10 trade candidates for 2014-15

    Top 10 trade candidates for 2014-15

    Martin St-Louis, Marian Gaborik, Ales Hemsky, Ryan Miller and Roberto Luongo: these were some of the big names who were traded during the 2013-14 season. Who is in the cross-hairs this season? We look at 10 trade candidates who could move because of the…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Sharks & Coyotes trade buzz

    Rumor Roundup: Sharks & Coyotes trade buzz

    As the San Jose Sharks prepare for the start of training camp next week, questions hang over the future of several players. Though Sharks GM Doug Wilson backtracked somewhat from talk of making significant changes to his roster, CSN Bay Area’s Kevin Kur…
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  • Capitals, Blackhawks to play at Nats' field

    Capitals, Blackhawks to play at Nats' field

    ESPN.com Sep 7
    The Washington Capitals will celebrate New Year's Day 2015 with an outdoor game at Nationals Park, a source confirmed to ESPN.com Sunday.
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  • DC's Nationals Park chosen to host this season's Winter Classic…

    DC's Nationals Park chosen to host this season's Winter Classic between Blackhawks, Capitals

    NHL.com Sep 10
    ARLINGTON, Va. - The season's Winter Classic will be played at Nationals Park. The NHL announced Wednesday that the home of baseball's Washington Nationals will host the game between the Chicago Blackhawks and Washington Capitals on New Year'...
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  • DC's Nationals Park chosen to host this season's Winter Classic…

    DC's Nationals Park chosen to host this season's Winter Classic between Blackhawks, Capitals

    DC's Nationals Park chosen to host this season's Winter Classic between Blackhawks, Capitals
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  • Capitals, Blackhawks finally book Winter Classic at Nationals P…

    Capitals, Blackhawks finally book Winter Classic at Nationals Park

    yahoo.com Sep 6
    The Washington Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks will face each other at Nationals Park in Washington DC on Jan. 1, 2015, ending months of speculation that the NHL wouldn’t settle for the most obvious, tepid choice.. The Washington Post cited three source…
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  • The top 10 players in line for bounce-back seasons

    The top 10 players in line for bounce-back seasons

    Even the best players in the world can have slumps and it’s not fun when it happens to your favorite. But with every fresh campaign there is hope for renewal and as we approach the 2014-15 installment of NHL hockey, some players may be a little more eag…
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  • Top 10 off-season NHL signings

    Top 10 off-season NHL signings

    As the beginning of NHL training camps draws closer, it’s natural for fans to debate and discuss which teams had the most productive off-season. And although the answer to that question won’t be confirmed for months, if not years, that won’t stop us fro…
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  • Blackhawks, Kings, Bruins and Penguins lead NHL betting odds

    Blackhawks, Kings, Bruins and Penguins lead NHL betting odds

    yahoo.com Sep 2
    Looking at the latest Bovada betting odds for the NHL’s 2014-15 season, a few things are clear about wagering on the division champions. 1. The Metro Division might be the only one that could turn you a decent profit, provided the Pittsburgh Penguins st…
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  • Brookbank to attend Flames camp on tryout: report

    Brookbank to attend Flames camp on tryout: report

    NHL.com Aug 29
    Defenseman Sheldon Brookbank, who played the past two seasons with the Chicago Blackhawks, will attend the Calgary Flames' training camp on a tryout basis, the Chicago Tribune reported Friday. Brookbank, an unrestricted free agent, told the pap...
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  • 10 of our favorite logo redesigns from our readers

    10 of our favorite logo redesigns from our readers

    Last week, we finished up our rankings of the 30 NHL teams. The Carolina Hurricanes finished 30th and the Chicago Blackhawks finished first, with a lot of contentious picks in between. In case you missed it, you can catch the series here. All the while,…
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  • The top 10 players to watch in the Champions League

    The top 10 players to watch in the Champions League

    If you can’t wait for the NHL season to start, maybe turn your attention to Europe, where the Champions League is off and running. The super-sized tournament for club teams features squads from all over the continent and it’s more than just a place to f…
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  • Puck Daddy's Summer of Disappointment: Chicago Blackhawks Editi…

    Puck Daddy's Summer of Disappointment: Chicago Blackhawks Edition

    (Ed. Note: There’s entirely too much sunshine in the summer. So your friends at Puck Daddy are offering a month of thrown shade and perpetual gloom. Behold, our Summer of Disappointment series, in which we ask fans of all 30 teams to recall the biggest …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Will Blackhawks cap crunch eventually cost them …

    Rumor Roundup: Will Blackhawks cap crunch eventually cost them Brent Seabrook?

    Chicago Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman’s focus is on how to become cap compliant before the start of this season. With the Blackhawks sitting $2.2 million above the $69 million salary cap, there’s ongoing speculation over which players (Patrick Sharp? Johnny…
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  • So how good is Kevin Hayes really? Reports have him signing wit…

    So how good is Kevin Hayes really? Reports have him signing with New York Rangers

    Right winger Kevin Hayes has bid adieu to one of the league’s strongest franchise and, according to reports, signed instead with the New York Rangers. The deal is a two-way contract, as per CBA guidelines for entry-level contracts, and is expected to be…
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  • Video - Nationals Park To Host Winter Classic 02:02

    Nationals Park To Host Winter Classic

    Sep 7
    Washington Post's Alex Prewitt discusses the decision to have Nationals Park host the 2015 NHL Winter Classic between the Blackhawks and Capitals.
  • Video - Blackhawks Prospect Eyes Improvement 02:56

    Blackhawks Prospect Eyes Improvement

    Jul 13
    Teuvo Teravainen, the Chicago Blackhawks top prospect, meets with the media on the first day of the organization's prospect camp in Chicago.
  • Video - Blackhawks Reach Deal With Toews, Kane 02:09

    Blackhawks Reach Deal With Toews, Kane

    Jul 9
    Scott Powers discusses whether the financial commitment the Blackhawks have made in Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane was a good deal for the organization.
  • Video - Blackhawks Pleased With 2014 Draft 00:56

    Blackhawks Pleased With 2014 Draft

    Jun 28
    Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman discusses his team's overall draft and trading Brandon Bollig.

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