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Steven Stamkos and the importance of playing other sports

Steven Stamkos and the importance of playing other sports

thehockeynews.com Updated Aug 31 (3 days ago)
The Toronto Blue Jays are putting up enough offense to win the Rocket Richard Trophy (they have that in baseball too, right?), so it’s no surprise local boy Steven Stamkos – a two-time winner of that accolade himself – dropped by to shag a few pitches h…
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  • Blues invite veteran Scott Gomez, 4 others to training camp as …

    Blues invite veteran Scott Gomez, 4 others to training camp as tryouts

    NHL.com Aug 27 (7 days ago)
    ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Blues invited veteran forward Scott Gomez to training camp for a tryout. The 35-year-old Gomez is a 15-year veteran for New Jersey, the New York Rangers, Montreal, San Jose and Florida. Last season, he had 34 points,...
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  • How do we feel about Swamp Rabbits?

    How do we feel about Swamp Rabbits?

    You have to hand it to ECHL Greenville: they know how to get your attention. The city that was once home to the Grrrowl (official spelling) has now rebranded the New York Rangers-affiliated Road Warriors franchise as the Swamp Rabbits. How do we feel ab…
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  • Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The New York Rangers from A to Z

    Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The New York Rangers from A to Z

    yahoo.com Aug 20
    (Ed. Note: August is known to be a very quiet month in the hockey world. As we wait for September to arrive and training camps to begin, let’s learn a little history about all 30 teams. Behold, our summer A-Z series, in which we ask fans of all 30 teams…
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  • Dale Purinton, former NHL brawler, arrested for burglary

    Dale Purinton, former NHL brawler, arrested for burglary

    yahoo.com Aug 20
    Hey, remember Dale Purinton? Former New York Rangers defenseman from 2000-2004? The man who had 578 penalty minutes in 181 NHL games? Wonder what happened to that guy? Wonder no more: Purinton was arrested by Oneida County police on Wednesday for Burgla…
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  • Why Carl Hagelin’s new four-year, $16 million deal looks good f…

    Why Carl Hagelin’s new four-year, $16 million deal looks good for Anaheim

    When the New York Rangers dealt Carl Hagelin to the Anaheim Ducks at the draft, it was a trade made not because the Rangers had no more use for the speedy winger, but because New York simply couldn’t afford to pay Hagelin what he was asking. Over his fo…
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  • AHL Logo Ranking: No. 27 – Hartford Wolf Pack

    AHL Logo Ranking: No. 27 – Hartford Wolf Pack

    (The AHL has undergone a season of change and one third of the league has changed locations or logos for the 2015-16 season. Leading up to the new season, The Hockey News will be ranking the logos of the league’s teams and offering a brief look at the h…
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  • Housley throws out first pitch at Twins game

    Housley throws out first pitch at Twins game

    NHL.com Aug 12
    Nashville Predators assistant coach and retired NHL defenseman Phil Housley, who will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in November, threw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the game between the Minnesota Twins and Texas Rangers on Tue...
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  • How Jarret Stoll may represent value over better players (Trend…

    How Jarret Stoll may represent value over better players (Trending Topics)

    The New York Rangers signed Jarret Stoll, he of the drug charges and declining on-ice utility, on Monday for a one-year deal at just $800,000. It was a strange addition, to be sure, but one that makes sense. Stoll's numbers still appear to fall in the “…
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  • The 10 oldest players suiting up in the NHL in 2015-16

    The 10 oldest players suiting up in the NHL in 2015-16

    The Pittsburgh Penguins made a move yesterday that flew a bit under the radar, signing center Matt Cullen to a one-year, $800,000 contract. Cullen, who has played in more than 1,200 games over his career, has been a steady middle of the lineup player th…
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  • Mackenzie Skapski represents the Empire State on new Rangers ma…

    Mackenzie Skapski represents the Empire State on new Rangers mask

    Mackenzie Skapski got his first taste of NHL action in 2014-15, and the goaltender is going to look the part if he gets another turn in the Rangers’ net this upcoming season. Skapski suited up for two games this past season, winning both for New York, b…
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  • Angela Ruggiero's 'whirlwind' summer continues with U.S. Hockey…

    Angela Ruggiero's 'whirlwind' summer continues with U.S. Hockey HOF selection

    yahoo.com Aug 3
    Chris Drury never had to play against Angela Ruggiero. And he is extremely grateful for this. In training for the 2010 Olympics, Drury, then the captain of the New York Rangers, learned about Ruggiero’s exercise regimen, which was tough on athletes of a…
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  • Getting To Know: Ed Hospodar 

    Getting To Know: Ed Hospodar 

    Status: Former NHL defenseman for New York Rangers, Hartford, Philadelphia, Minnesota, Buffalo from 1979-1988. Ht: 6-foot-2 Wt: 210 pounds DOB: Feb. 9, 1959 In: Bowling Green, Ohio Early Hockey Memory: “Waking up in the morning and going with my brother…
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  • The Top 10 moments for 2014-15

    The Top 10 moments for 2014-15

    1. Hawks win the Stanley Cup – June 15, 2015 Thanks to the (literally) tireless efforts of Conn Smythe winner Duncan Keith, the Chicago Blackhawks claimed their third Stanley Cup in six seasons, dusting off the Tampa Bay Lightning in six games. Keith, w…
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  • Oilers' Talbot excited for chance to be No. 1 goalie

    Oilers' Talbot excited for chance to be No. 1 goalie

    NHL.com Jul 28
    Edmonton Oilers goaltender Cam Talbot spent the past two seasons with the New York Rangers backing up Henrik Lundqvist, knowing full well starts would probably be few and far between. But with the Rangers up against the salary cap, Talbot was t...
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  • Derek Stepan has lockout protection on new contract with Ranger…

    Derek Stepan has lockout protection on new contract with Rangers

    It’s every hockey fans least favorite word and, now, it’s something Derek Stepan has prepared himself for: a lockout. With regards to the current CBA, the league’s owners and the NHLPA are given the option to opt out and renegotiate a new CBA come the e…
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  • Video - Blackhawks Blank Rangers 01:14

    Blackhawks Blank Rangers

    Mar 18
    Brad Richards' 11th goal of the season lifted the Blackhawks past the Rangers 1-0.
  • Video - Blackhawks Blank Rangers 01:14

    Blackhawks Blank Rangers

    Mar 18
    Brad Richards' 11th goal of the season lifted the Blackhawks past the Rangers 1-0.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 16:06

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Mar 17
    John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside kick around the rule changes proposed by the general managers, look at the turmoil in San Jose and make their picks at the tight race for the Presidents' Trophy.
  • Video - Talbot Carries Rangers Past Panthers 00:55

    Talbot Carries Rangers Past Panthers

    Mar 15
    Cam Talbot stopped 38 shots in the Rangers' 2-1 win over the Panthers.

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