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Steve Moore’s brother Mark says “there is no deal yet” with Tod…

Steve Moore’s brother Mark says “there is no deal yet” with Todd Bertuzzi

thehockeynews.com Updated Aug 20 (3 days ago)
Tuesday, there was a report that the lawyers representing Todd Bertuzzi and Steve Moore had come to an agreement on a settlement ahead of their Sept. 8 court date. Today, that settlement isn’t so clear anymore. According to TSN’s Rick Westhead, Steve Mo…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Flyers need help on the blueline, but don’t expe…

    Rumor Roundup: Flyers need help on the blueline, but don’t expect it to come soon

    thehockeynews.com Aug 18 (5 days ago)
    The state of the Philadelphia Flyers defense core remains a troubling issue. They’ve lacked a true top-two defenseman since Chris Pronger’s career was ended by injury nearly three years ago. They attempted to address that issue in July of 2012 by signin…
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  • Puck Daddy's Summer of Disappointment: Colorado Avalanche Editi…

    Puck Daddy's Summer of Disappointment: Colorado Avalanche Edition

    yahoo.com Aug 7
    (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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  • Music and hockey: an all-star forum, part two

    Music and hockey: an all-star forum, part two

    On Thursday, I unleashed part one of a hockey and music forum featuring some of the people I like to talk about on those two topics. Here now is the conclusion of that session. Once again, the panel is composed of the following all-stars: Nathan MacKinn…
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  • Music and hockey: an all-star panel, part one

    Music and hockey: an all-star panel, part one

    As obsessed as I am with hockey, I was once similarly preoccupied with music. I am nowhere near as plugged in as I used to be, but I still love music and since my tastes tend to run on the obscure side, I don’t get a lot of opportunities to talk about m…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Will Bobby Ryan be the next Senators player to l…

    Rumor Roundup: Will Bobby Ryan be the next Senators player to leave?

    The departures since last summer of Daniel Alfredsson and Jason Spezza from the Ottawa Senators prompted ESPN’s Craig Custance to suggest Bobby Ryan could be next to leave town. Custance notes Ryan, 27, is entering the final season of his contract at an…
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  • Where is the Ryan O'Reilly saga headed next? (Trending Topics)

    Where is the Ryan O'Reilly saga headed next? (Trending Topics)

    yahoo.com Jul 25
    It never got as bad as it could have, but it's tough to be convinced it's not still bad. Arbitration is a cutthroat and nasty process that often leaves both sides feeling hard done by, so it was no surprise that Ryan O'Reilly and the Colorado Avalanche …
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  • The five most evil hockey photoshops we could come up with

    The five most evil hockey photoshops we could come up with

    Summer is a time for fun in the hockey world. But sometimes that fun can be a little dark. One of my favorite THN issues every year comes before the trade deadline, when we often take a player likely on the move and photoshop him into another team’s uni…
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  • NHL defenseman Cory Sarich seriously injured in B.C. cycling ac…

    NHL defenseman Cory Sarich seriously injured in B.C. cycling accident

    Free-agent NHL defenseman Cory Sarich is recovering in a Calgary hospital after a cycling accident this week. His agent, Tim Hodgson, released a statement Wednesday saying that Sarich was airlifted to the hospital after being hit by a motor vehicle in I…
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  • Buffalo Sabres sign free-agent defenceman Andre Benoit to 1-yea…

    Buffalo Sabres sign free-agent defenceman Andre Benoit to 1-year contract

    NHL.com Jul 23
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres signed free-agent defenceman Andre Benoit to a one-year contract Wednesday. Benoit spent last season with the Colorado Avalanche, and had a career-best 28 points (seven goals, 21 assists) in 79 games. He pre...
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  • Colorado re-signs O’Reilly for two years, embraces sanity

    Colorado re-signs O’Reilly for two years, embraces sanity

    Arbitration is not a fun process, which is why so many players and teams try to avoid it. With Colorado re-signing center Ryan O’Reilly to a two-year deal on Wednesday with a cap hit of $6 million, the Avs managed to side-step what would have been anoth…
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  • Who wins the trade? Wendel Clark for Mats Sundin, 20 years late…

    Who wins the trade? Wendel Clark for Mats Sundin, 20 years later

    Hockey fans love trades. We love the adrenaline that comes with the news of a blockbuster, the potential for positive change, the photos of the inbound star in his new sweater. And we love picking them apart. The problem is, it typically takes several y…
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  • Quick question: what the heck are the Avalanche doing with Ryan…

    Quick question: what the heck are the Avalanche doing with Ryan O’Reilly?

    The Colorado Avalanche are coming off a season that gave their fans legitimate hope the team could return to its heyday as one of the NHL’s powerhouse franchises. But their bizarre treatment of center Ryan O’Reilly is casting a shadow over some of that …
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  • Rumor Roundup: O’Reilly to arbitration can’t have a happy endin…

    Rumor Roundup: O’Reilly to arbitration can’t have a happy ending

    The NHL’s salary arbitration hearings begin Monday, July 21 through Aug. 1 in Toronto. While 23 hearings were scheduled (20 player-elected, three club-elected), as of July 15 four players – Boston’s Matt Bartkowski, Dallas’ Cameron Gaunce, Nashville’s M…
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  • NHL logo rankings No. 29: Colorado Avalanche

    NHL logo rankings No. 29: Colorado Avalanche

    We’re on Day 2 of our NHL logo rankings, which brings us to No. 29, the Colorado Avalanche. There was some debate among the seven THN staffers involved on this one – much more than the Carolina Hurricanes, who were almost unanimously ranked last. For so…
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  • Three playoff teams who could miss in 2014-15, and three non-pl…

    Three playoff teams who could miss in 2014-15, and three non-playoff teams who could get in

    If only the puck bounced this way or that way. If only Wade Dubielewicz hadn’t stood on his head in a random shootout performance on the last day of the season. Making or missing the playoffs often comes down to a few chance occurrences. It’s thus reaso…
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  • What should the Colorado Avalanche do with Ryan O’Reilly?

    What should the Colorado Avalanche do with Ryan O’Reilly?

    So, you’re the Colorado Avalanche. You’ve just enjoyed a comeback season in which you won the regular season Central Division title and returned to the playoffs for the first time since 2010. You maybe got a little lucky with all that success, since you…
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  • These 23 players can go to arbitration, if they’re not signed t…

    These 23 players can go to arbitration, if they’re not signed to extensions first

    The NHL’s arbitration process is scheduled to begin later this month. Twenty NHL players have filed for arbitration, while three players were taken to arbitration by their teams. Usually, these contracts are settled before the team and player have to fa…
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  • Canucks sign Vrbata to play with Sedin twins

    Canucks sign Vrbata to play with Sedin twins

    NHL.com Jul 3
    VANCOUVER -- Radim Vrbata wasn't the Vancouver Canucks' first choice to cure their scoring woes in free agency. That's OK; the feeling was mutual. After failing to lure Jarome Iginla, who instead went to the Colorado Avalanche on the opening da...
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  • Steve Moore seeking $30 million more from Todd Bertuzzi, Vancou…

    Steve Moore seeking $30 million more from Todd Bertuzzi, Vancouver Canucks in lawsuit

    The Steve Moore-Todd Bertuzzi lawsuit that’s been hanging over the NHL for the past 10 years is coming to a head this summer. And it just got $30 million more interesting. Moore, who was originally suing Bertuzzi and the Vancouver Canucks for $38 millio…
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    Laviolette Tabbed To Turn Around Predators

    May 6
    Scott Burnside discusses the Predators' hiring of Peter Laviolette.
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    Preds Decline To Renew Trotz's Contract

    Apr 14
    Craig Custance discusses the Nashville Predators' decision to let coach Barry Trotz's contract expire.
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    Predators Power Past Blackhawks

    Apr 12
    The Predators scored five goals in the third period en route to defeating the Blackhawks 7-5.
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    Predators Blank Coyotes

    Apr 10
    Pekka Rinne had 29 saves in the Predators' 2-0 win over the Coyotes.

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