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Malkin still out; Oilers explain Tkachev contract blunder; NHL 15 loves the Kings (Puck Headlines)

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Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Players from Sweden’s AIK taking part in a boxing workout. “See? It’s not just…
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  • Edmonton loses a prospect while Dallas beats the system

    Edmonton loses a prospect while Dallas beats the system

    thehockeynews.com 4 hours ago
    On Tuesday, the Dallas Stars assigned offensive defenseman Julius Honka to the American League’s Texas Stars. As an 18-year-old experiencing his first NHL training camp, it was no surprise that the Finnish blueliner wouldn’t make the cut. What surprised…
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  • Oilers' Hall ready for season to begin after Edmonton's 3-1 win…

    Oilers' Hall ready for season to begin after Edmonton's 3-1 win over Jets

    NHL.com thehockeynews.com Sep 30 (yesterday)
    EDMONTON - Taylor Hall looks like he is ready to get the regular season going. Hall, who has finished in the top 10 in NHL scoring the past two seasons, scored a pair of goals as the Edmonton Oilers came away with a 3-1 victory over the Winni...
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  • Jets rest vets as they head to Edmonton to play Oilers in NHL p…

    Jets rest vets as they head to Edmonton to play Oilers in NHL pre-season

    NHL.com Sep 29 (2 days ago)
    WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets are resting a lot of veterans as they head to Edmonton for a pre-season game tonight. Minor injuries have taken their toll. The most serious is an eye injury suffered by off-season acquisition TJ Galiardi that ...
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  • Preseason Roundup: Blackhawks rout Oilers

    Preseason Roundup: Blackhawks rout Oilers

    NHL.com thehockeynews.com Sep 28 (3 days ago)
    The Chicago Blackhawks put on a show in Saskatoon on Sunday. The Blackhawks got goals from five players and a 22-save shutout by goaltender Scott Darling in a 5-0 victory against the Edmonton Oilers at Credit Union Centre. Bryan Bickell scor...
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  • Is it fair to compare the Oliers’ Leon Draisaitl to the Kings’ …

    Is it fair to compare the Oliers’ Leon Draisaitl to the Kings’ Anze Kopitar?

    thehockeynews.com Sep 28 (3 days ago)
    Player comparisons are fraught with peril, especially when teenagers who have yet to see their first NHL shifts are part of the equation. On top of the age gap, there’s also a hype factor because it’s much more fun to say a smaller skilled player is the…
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  • Winnipeg Jets start strong but crash in second period as Oilers…

    Winnipeg Jets start strong but crash in second period as Oilers win 3-2

    NHL.com thehockeynews.com Sep 25 (7 days ago)
    WINNIPEG - Ryan Nugent-Hopkins' goal was the turning point as the Edmonton Oilers overcame a two-goal deficit to beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 in pre-season action Wednesday night. And linemate Jordan Eberle believes some of the prospects should...
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  • Evaluation continues of Jets rookie crop as Oilers visit Wednes…

    Evaluation continues of Jets rookie crop as Oilers visit Wednesday

    WINNIPEG - Defenceman Jacob Trouba went through it last year when he started playing for the Winnipeg Jets and his advice to this year's crop of rookie prospects is what he practised — enjoy the moment. Trouba and Mark Scheifele, whose rookie...
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  • Top 10 Art Ross Trophy candidates for 2014-15

    Top 10 Art Ross Trophy candidates for 2014-15

    In the 21 seasons between 1980-81 and 2000-01, a total of three players won the NHL scoring championship. Perhaps you’ve heard of them – Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux and Jaromir Jagr. In the 12 seasons since then, nine players have won it and nobody has…
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  • How Staples Center ice found its way to LA Kings' three road Ga…

    How Staples Center ice found its way to LA Kings' three road Game 7s

    yahoo.com Sep 22
    Everyone knows the story of the 2002 Olympics and the “lucky loonie”. Trent Evans, an icemaker who used to work for the Edmonton Oilers, was hired to work the Games in Salt Lake City. In order to mark the center spot in the E Center, he used a loonie; a…
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  • Brodie scores winner as Flames beat Oilers 1-0 in pre-season sp…

    Brodie scores winner as Flames beat Oilers 1-0 in pre-season split-squad action

    CALGARY - For a while now, the message for T.J. Brodie has been to shoot the puck more — which is exactly what he did on Sunday night. Brodie scored the only goal on a slapshot as the Calgary Flames opened up the pre-season Sunday night with ...
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  • Puck Daddy’s NHL 2014-15 Emoji Preview: Edmonton Oilers

    Puck Daddy’s NHL 2014-15 Emoji Preview: Edmonton Oilers

    yahoo.com Sep 20
    (The 2014-15 NHL season is nearly upon us, and attempting to handicap the winners and losers can sometimes leave us speechless. So we decided to break down all 30 teams with the next best thing to words: Emojis!) Last Season In Emojis Last Season, In Su…
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  • Puck Daddy’s NHL 2014-15 Emoji Preview: Edmonton Oilers

    Puck Daddy’s NHL 2014-15 Emoji Preview: Edmonton Oilers

    yahoo.com Sep 20
    (The 2014-15 NHL season is nearly upon us, and attempting to handicap the winners and losers can sometimes leave us speechless. So we decided to break down all 30 teams with the next best thing to words: Emojis!) Last Season In Emojis Last Season, In Su…
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  • Oilers coach Eakins says Oilers are improved, but wants team to…

    Oilers coach Eakins says Oilers are improved, but wants team to "be modest"

    Oilers coach Eakins says Oilers are improved, but wants team to "be modest"
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  • The top 10 fighters to watch this season

    The top 10 fighters to watch this season

    If you like a good scrap, you might find yourself a bit under siege lately in the hockey world. Regulations are tightening up, though the powers-that-be still maintain that organic fights, rather than staged bouts, are still part of the game. And even t…
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    NHL's Best And Worst Fashion Sense

    Sep 26
    NHL players make their picks for who on their team is the best and worst dresser in the locker room.
  • Video - Players Make Their Hart Trophy Picks 00:55

    Players Make Their Hart Trophy Picks

    Sep 26
    Stars from the NHL make their preseason predictions for who will win the Hart Trophy.
  • Video - NHL Players' Most-Hated Workouts 01:22

    NHL Players' Most-Hated Workouts

    Sep 25
    NHL stars reveal their most-hated workouts to stay in shape.
  • Video - Inside The NHL: Top 3 Goals 00:42

    Inside The NHL: Top 3 Goals

    Apr 10
    Steve Levy counts down the top three goals of the week from across the NHL.

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