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Rangers sign free-agent forward Kevin Hayes, Hobey Baker finali…

Rangers sign free-agent forward Kevin Hayes, Hobey Baker finalist from Boston College

thehockeynews.com ESPN.com yahoo.com Updated 6 hours ago
Rangers sign free-agent forward Kevin Hayes, Hobey Baker finalist from Boston College
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  • Kalamazoo Wings reach agreement with Columbus Blue Jackets to s…

    Kalamazoo Wings reach agreement with Columbus Blue Jackets to serve as their ECHL affiliate

    thehockeynews.com 9 hours ago
    Kalamazoo Wings reach agreement with Columbus Blue Jackets to serve as their ECHL affiliate
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  • Josh Ho-Sang Whips Around For A Beautiful Shootout Goal

    Josh Ho-Sang Whips Around For A Beautiful Shootout Goal

    deadspin.com 12 hours ago
    From the same Toronto camp where Jordan Subban scored on older brother Malcolm in a shootout competition, Islanders prospect Josh Ho-Sang produced this gem. Josh Ho-Sang is fun.Read more...
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  • Charles Wang selling New York Islanders; new owners to take ove…

    Charles Wang selling New York Islanders; new owners to take over in 2016

    After owner the New York Islanders since 2000, Charles Wang is ready for the franchise to change hands. According to Arthur Staple of Newsday, Wang has agreed to sell the team to former Washington Capitals co-owner Jonathan Ledecky and investor Scott Ma…
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  • Kaberle wants NHL return; when the Caps went to Japan; Avery ta…

    Kaberle wants NHL return; when the Caps went to Japan; Avery takes ALS Challenge (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Aug 19 (yesterday)
    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. • Via Deadspin and Splendid Beast, I may not sleep tonight. • Ryan Johansen and …
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  • Flyers goalie Mason back on ice after injury: report

    Flyers goalie Mason back on ice after injury: report

    NHL.com Aug 18 (2 days ago)
    Philadelphia Flyers goalie Steve Mason was back on the ice Monday, three weeks after breaking his right pinky finger, the Philadelphia Daily News reported. Mason was injured July 27. General manager Ron Hextall said at the time Mason would be a...
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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 (2 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: Carolina Hurricanes Edit…

    Puck Daddy's Summer of Disappointment: Carolina Hurricanes Edition

    yahoo.com Aug 18 (2 days ago)
    (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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  • Blue Jackets prospect Milano to play in OHL

    Blue Jackets prospect Milano to play in OHL

    NHL.com Aug 16 (4 days ago)
    Sonny Milano, the Columbus Blue Jackets' first pick (No. 16) at the 2014 NHL Draft, has opted to play with the Plymouth Whalers of the Ontario Hockey League, backing out of a commitment to Boston College. Milano released a statement to the Col...
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  • Penguins' Crosby pleased with how wrist has healed

    Penguins' Crosby pleased with how wrist has healed

    NHL.com ESPN.com Aug 15 (5 days ago)
    Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby said Friday he is pleased with the way his injured right wrist has responded to treatment. "It's good," Crosby told The Associated Press in Estero, Fla., where he has been working out. "You want to see ...
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  • Puck Daddy's Summer of Disappointment: New Jersey Devils Editio…

    Puck Daddy's Summer of Disappointment: New Jersey Devils Edition

    yahoo.com Aug 15 (5 days ago)
    (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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  • Mr. Holland's extension; hockey's best shark logos; Hey, rememb…

    Mr. Holland's extension; hockey's best shark logos; Hey, remember the 80s? (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Aug 14 (7 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. • Gary Bettman and John Davidson -- the hockey one, Columbus Blue Jackets presid…
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  • Penguins' Bennett aiming for camp after wrist surgery

    Penguins' Bennett aiming for camp after wrist surgery

    NHL.com Aug 13
    Pittsburgh Penguins forward Beau Bennett resumed skating this week following offseason wrist surgery and said he is not certain he will be ready for the start of training camp in September. "It's almost three months post-surgery next week Wedne...
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  • What burning questions remain this NHL off-season?

    What burning questions remain this NHL off-season?

    These truly are the dog days of summer. Players, GMs and coaches get their brief time off between the free agency boom and training camps. Media have time to do fun stuff like rank every logo in the NHL. With no hockey, we spend our nights watching Bach…
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  • Suit claims Isles owner reneged on deal to sell

    Suit claims Isles owner reneged on deal to sell

    In talks to purchase the New York Islanders just a few months ago, hedge fund manager Andrew Barroway is now suing team owner Charles Wang for $10 million amid allegations that Wang backed out of a deal to sell the team despite a handshake agreement bet…
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  • Zach Parise inadvertently spits on ice girl in viral video that…

    Zach Parise inadvertently spits on ice girl in viral video that found its moment

    yahoo.com Aug 11
    It hasn't been a good summer for the ice girls. The Florida Panthers continued their cost-cutting measures, sacking the entire ice girls program not long after doing the same to their sales staff. A Mother Jones piece quoted a former Philadelphia Flyers…
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  • Leafs, Penguins among the NHL’s five most pressure-packed marke…

    Leafs, Penguins among the NHL’s five most pressure-packed markets in 2014-15

    The NHL has always been a pressure-packed league, but from year-to-year, some teams face more pressure than others. Which franchises are going to be dealing with an especially hot seat once the 2014-15 season begins? These five: 5. Washington Capitals. …
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  • Video - Pens: Crosby Doesn't Need Wrist Surgery 02:14

    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.
  • Video - Penguins Trade James Neal To Predators 04:15

    Penguins Trade James Neal To Predators

    Jun 27
    ESPN's Scott Burnside breaks down why the Penguins traded James Neal to the Predators.
  • Video - Trades Dominate Day 1 Of NHL Draft 05:52

    Trades Dominate Day 1 Of NHL Draft

    Jun 27
    Scott Burnside, Pierre LeBrun and Craig Custance recap the action from Day 1 of the NHL draft.
  • Video - Penguins To Hire New Head Coach 02:57

    Penguins To Hire New Head Coach

    Jun 25
    Scott Burnside discusses the Penguins' deal to make Mike Johnston their new head coach.

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