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Blue Jackets say 'enough is enough,' ready to move on without J…

Blue Jackets say 'enough is enough,' ready to move on without Johansen after contract impasse

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Talks between the Columbus Blue Jackets and restricted free agent centre Ryan Johansen are at an impasse. Johansen's agent, Kurt Overhardt, says the young star left Columbus on Wednesday on the eve of the start of training ca...
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  • Rangers add microchips to jerseys; Carlyle 'unplugged'; Harding…

    Rangers add microchips to jerseys; Carlyle 'unplugged'; Harding out with ankle injury (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com 5 hours ago
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  • 10 RFAs who missed training camp and how their disputes were re…

    10 RFAs who missed training camp and how their disputes were resolved

    thehockeynews.com 5 hours ago
    Ryan Johansen’s contract negotiations with the Columbus Blue Jackets are…contentious. Yesterday started with Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen drawing a line in the sand by insinuating the start of training camp as a cut off point. Later on, team preside…
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  • Scouting reports from Traverse City, part two

    Scouting reports from Traverse City, part two

    thehockeynews.com 10 hours ago
    The championship game of the Traverse City prospects tournament in Michigan pitted Columbus against Dallas, with the Blue Jacket kids skating off to victory on an overtime goal scored by Josh Anderson during 3-on-3 play. Here’s part two of my filing on …
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  • Letang ready for 'new start' with Penguins: report

    Letang ready for 'new start' with Penguins: report

    NHL.com 21 hours ago
    Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang was limited to 37 games last season because of a stroke, and knee and elbow injuries. But the 27-year-old has recovered and is eager to put it all behind him. "I think it's going to be a new start for...
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  • Oilers offer tryout to forward Westgarth

    Oilers offer tryout to forward Westgarth

    NHL.com Sep 16 (yesterday)
    Forward Kevin Westgarth has been invited to the Edmonton Oilers' training camp on a tryout basis, the team announced Tuesday. The 6-foot-4, 234-pound wing split last season between the Carolina Hurricanes and Calgary Flames and had four goals a...
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  • Hurricanes add Samsonov to scouting department

    Hurricanes add Samsonov to scouting department

    NHL.com Sep 16 (yesterday)
    Former NHL player Sergei Samsonov is joining the Carolina Hurricanes as a part-time scout and will be based in the Detroit area, executive vice president and general manager Ron Francis said Tuesday. "I think he's a bright guy," Francis said in...
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  • Daly, Holmgren to receive 2014 Lester Patrick Trophy

    Daly, Holmgren to receive 2014 Lester Patrick Trophy

    NHL.com Sep 16 (yesterday)
    NEW YORK – Accomplished NHL executive Bill Daly and former player, coach, current Flyers executive Paul Holmgren have been named recipients of the 2014 Lester Patrick Trophy for outstanding service to hockey in the United States. The award, one...
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  • Five non-playoff NHL teams that could make it this season

    Five non-playoff NHL teams that could make it this season

    thehockeynews.com Sep 15 (2 days ago)
    Five of the the 14 teams that missed the NHL playoffs in 2012-13 (Colorado, Dallas, Columbus, Philadelphia and Tampa Bay) qualified for a playoff berth last season. Here are five teams on the outside looking in during the 2014 playoffs that – in this wr…
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  • Miami Backup QB Arrested On DUI Charge, Possession Of Stolen Li…

    Miami Backup QB Arrested On DUI Charge, Possession Of Stolen License

    deadspin.com Sep 15 (2 days ago)
    Kevin Olsen's season just keeps getting worse. The Miami Hurricanes quarterback was suspended for the first two games of the season, reportedly for a failed drug test, and now he faces more trouble after a DUI arrest early Monday morning. Read more...
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  • Defenseman Gelinas signs new contract with Devils

    Defenseman Gelinas signs new contract with Devils

    NHL.com yahoo.com Sep 15 (2 days ago)
    Restricted free-agent defenseman Eric Gelinas has signed a new contract, the team announced Monday. Details of the contract were not released, but NorthJersey.com reported Gelinas signed for one year at $900,000. "Just happy to have everybody h...
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  • McDonagh ready to be Rangers captain: report

    McDonagh ready to be Rangers captain: report

    NHL.com Sep 14 (3 days ago)
    Ryan McDonagh is ready to be captain of the New York Rangers, the defenseman told the New York Daily News. The Rangers have been without a captain since trading Ryan Callahan to the Tampa Bay Lightning for Martin St. Louis on March 5. "I thi...
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  • Puck Daddy’s NHL 2014-15 Emoji Preview: New York Islanders

    Puck Daddy’s NHL 2014-15 Emoji Preview: New York Islanders

    yahoo.com Sep 13 (4 days ago)
    (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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  • 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 (4 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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  • QMJHL Roundup: Kielly, Chlapik  score in shootout as Islanders …

    QMJHL Roundup: Kielly, Chlapik score in shootout as Islanders edge Sea Dogs 3-2

    NHL.com Sep 12 (5 days ago)
    CHARLOTTETOWN - Kameron Kielly and Filip Chlapik both scored in the shootout as the Charlottetown Islanders edged the Saint John Sea Dogs 3-2 on Friday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action. Kielly also scored in regulation time for Cha...
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  • Puck Daddy’s NHL 2014-15 Emoji Preview: New York Rangers

    Puck Daddy’s NHL 2014-15 Emoji Preview: New York Rangers

    yahoo.com Sep 12 (5 days ago)
    (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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  • MacKinnon's ready to dominate; expansion pros and cons; Malone …

    MacKinnon's ready to dominate; expansion pros and cons; Malone signs with Rangers (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Sep 12 (5 days ago)
    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. • Malcolm Subban’s mask is quite awesome. [SCoC via Dielairbrush] • Nathan MacKi…
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  • Devils' Clowe hoping to be cleared for start of camp

    Devils' Clowe hoping to be cleared for start of camp

    NHL.com Sep 12 (5 days ago)
    New Jersey Devils forward Ryane Clowe has been on the ice with teammates for informal workouts, but isn't sure he'll be with the team when training camp opens Sept. 19. Clowe hasn't played since March 31, when he sustained a concussion during a...
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  • Ovechkin to start Capitals camp at left wing: report

    Ovechkin to start Capitals camp at left wing: report

    NHL.com Sep 12 (5 days ago)
    Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has experienced success on the right wing during the past two seasons, but new coach Barry Trotz said he plans on putting him back at left wing to start training camp next week, CSN Washington reported Thu...
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    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.
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    Deal For Transfer Of Islanders Ownership In Place

    Aug 19
    Katie Strang discusses the deal that will eventually make a group led by Jon Ledecky the majority owner of the New York Islanders.
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    Pens: Crosby Doesn't Need Wrist Surgery

    Jul 15
    Craig Custance discusses whether the Penguins should be concerned about Sidney Crosby's injured right wrist even though it's been determined that surgery isn't currently needed.
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    Penguins Trade James Neal To Predators

    Jun 27
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