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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 Updated 15 hours 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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  • Scott Gomez gets Blues camp invite, and he’s earned it

    Scott Gomez gets Blues camp invite, and he’s earned it

    yahoo.com NHL.com 16 hours ago
    The good news for Scott Gomez is that, over the years, he’s become a punchline to fewer and fewer people. The loudest guffaws came when he didn’t come close to living up to his elephantine contract, and went through an epic goal-scoring drought that ear…
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  • Blues forward Patrik Berglund out four months after shoulder su…

    Blues forward Patrik Berglund out four months after shoulder surgery

    yahoo.com 19 hours ago
    What is it with the St. Louis Blues and crummy offseason surgeries to key forwards? On Thursday the team announced Patrik Berglund would go under the knife for shoulder surgery that will knock him out at least four months. According to the team, Berglun…
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  • Former Chicago Blackhawks forward Ron 'Chico' Maki dead at age …

    Former Chicago Blackhawks forward Ron 'Chico' Maki dead at age 76

    NHL.com Aug 26 (2 days ago)
    TORONTO - Longtime Chicago Blackhawks forward Ron "Chico" Maki has died at the age of 76. A notice on the Blackhawks' website says Maki died at his home on Monday in Port Dover, Ont. The right winger spent 15 seasons with the Blackhawks fr...
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  • NHL Stadium Series logos leak for Red Wings, Avalanche and Wild

    NHL Stadium Series logos leak for Red Wings, Avalanche and Wild

    yahoo.com Aug 25 (3 days ago)
    One of the ways the NHL tries to differentiate between the Winter Classic and its Stadium Series games – besides inviting teams beyond the nine seemingly on repeat for Jan. 1 – is through its jerseys and logo designs. Rather than throwbacks, these unifo…
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  • Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The St. Louis Blues from A to Z

    Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The St. Louis Blues from A to Z

    yahoo.com Aug 25 (3 days ago)
    (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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  • Hamburg (N.Y.) police and the D.A.’s office have met with Patri…

    Hamburg (N.Y.) police and the D.A.’s office have met with Patrick Kane and his attorney as they inve

    deadspin.com Aug 25 (3 days ago)
    Hamburg (N.Y.) police and the D.A.’s office have met with Patrick Kane and his attorney as they investigate a rape accusation against the Blackhawks star. more...
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  • Tyler Seguin hopes for golden year with Dallas Stars

    Tyler Seguin hopes for golden year with Dallas Stars

    yahoo.com Aug 21 (7 days ago)
    BY CHRIS LOMON TORONTO - Tyler Seguin is hoping the Dallas Stars upcoming season is just like his 2015 IIHF World Championship experience. He’s had back-to-back 37-goal campaigns, but only six playoff games (none in 2014-15) since he came to the Lone St…
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  • Wild assistant coach Sydor arrested

    Wild assistant coach Sydor arrested

    NHL.com Aug 21 (7 days ago)
    Minnesota Wild assistant coach Darryl Sydor was arrested Thursday in Fridley, Minn., on suspicion of drunken driving. The Wild issued the following statement Friday afternoon: "We are aware of the reports regarding Darryl Sydor. We are conti...
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  • Darryl Sydor arrested for drunk driving, child endangerment

    Darryl Sydor arrested for drunk driving, child endangerment

    yahoo.com Aug 21 (7 days ago)
    The NHL’s awesomest off-ice summer EVER continues. Former NHL defenseman and current Minnesota Wild assistant coach Darryl Sydor was arrested on Thursday night on suspicion of driving drunk with his 12-year-old son in the car, Friedly (Minn.) police tol…
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  • Healthy Ladd says Jets can't be satisfied with playoffs

    Healthy Ladd says Jets can't be satisfied with playoffs

    NHL.com Aug 19
    Winnipeg Jets captain Andrew Ladd's recovery from offseason surgery to repair a sports hernia is going so well that he's been back on the ice for two weeks. "I feel good," Ladd told the Winnipeg Free Press from his summer home in British Columb...
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  • Kane's endorsements; Stars' future success; Fleury Mr. Nice Guy…

    Kane's endorsements; Stars' future success; Fleury Mr. Nice Guy (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Aug 18
    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. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . • Brent Burns at a family reunion …
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  • Marcus Kruger waits patiently on new Blackhawks contract

    Marcus Kruger waits patiently on new Blackhawks contract

    Chicago Blackhawks restricted free agent forward Marcus Kruger said he’s not stressed about the fact that he doesn’t have a new contract with the team. Kruger spent Tuesday with the Stanley Cup in Sweden and ESPN Chicago was in Solna to ask Kruger some …
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  • Video - Jets Win In Shootout 01:01

    Jets Win In Shootout

    Mar 19
    Andrew Ladd's shootout goal lifted the Jets past the Blues 2-1.
  • Video - Ovechkin Extends League Lead In Goals 00:23

    Ovechkin Extends League Lead In Goals

    Mar 19
    Alexander Ovechkin scored his 46th and 47th goals of the season in the Capitals' 3-2 win over the Wild to extend his league lead in goals.
  • Video - Stars Stun Penguins 01:06

    Stars Stun Penguins

    Mar 19
    The Stars topped the Penguins 2-1 for their fourth win in five games.
  • 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.

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