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At what point this summer do we change the “U” in UFA to unwant…

At what point this summer do we change the “U” in UFA to unwanted?

thehockeynews.com Updated 7 hours ago
For those NHL players who don’t step willingly into retirement, there eventually comes a day when UFA stands for unwanted free agent rather than unrestricted free agent. As July ends and August begins, we’re now closer to the start of NHL training camps…
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  • King, L.A. agree to 3-year, $5.85 million deal

    King, L.A. agree to 3-year, $5.85 million deal

    Left wing Dwight King has agreed to a three-year, $5.85 million contract to return to the Los Angeles Kings, avoiding arbitration.
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  • Teemu Forever! Selanne will decide on playing in KHL soon

    Teemu Forever! Selanne will decide on playing in KHL soon

    yahoo.com 10 hours ago
    Let’s state this right off the hop: Teemu Selanne is done in the NHL. His tear-filled victory tour with the Anaheim Ducks was a satisfying North American farewell for Selanne, even if NHL fans could watch the legendary sniper until the sun explodes. But…
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  • Dwight King agrees to contract with Kings

    Dwight King agrees to contract with Kings

    NHL.com 12 hours ago
    Forward Dwight King and the Los Angeles Kings avoided arbitration by agreeing to a three-year contract, the team announced Wednesday. Financial terms were not disclosed, but Jon Rosen of LA Kings Insider reported the deal is worth $5.85 million...
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  • Jets re-sign Frolik; Reimer on return; Sharks' troubling offsea…

    Jets re-sign Frolik; Reimer on return; Sharks' troubling offseason (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Jul 29 (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. Which #stanleycup tastes better? @HockeyHallFame @NHL @lakingspr pic.twitter.com…
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  • NBC exec says Monday Night Football shaped NHL schedule, Rivalr…

    NBC exec says Monday Night Football shaped NHL schedule, Rivalry Night

    yahoo.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    NBC Sports released its 2014-15 NHL schedule last week, and the reaction was that annual combination of celebration and befuddlement. The Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks getting on 13 times each? Bravo. The Columbus Blue Jackets getting one game, …
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  • Maple Leafs sign Winnik to 1-year contract

    Maple Leafs sign Winnik to 1-year contract

    ESPN.com Jul 28 (2 days ago)
    Center Daniel Winnik has signed a $1.3 million, one-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs after spending last season with the Anaheim Ducks.
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  • Logan Couture: Kings loss still hurts, Sharks don’t care about …

    Logan Couture: Kings loss still hurts, Sharks don’t care about analytics

    thehockeynews.com Jul 28 (2 days ago)
    Logan Couture is a good sport, but as he helped raise money for the Smashfest charitable event last week, you could tell there’s a weariness surrounding him these days when the press is around. That’s because he knows there will inevitably be questions …
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  • Vancouver Canucks sign sixth-overall draft pick Jake Virtanen

    Vancouver Canucks sign sixth-overall draft pick Jake Virtanen

    thehockeynews.com NHL.com Jul 25 (5 days ago)
    Vancouver Canucks sign sixth-overall draft pick Jake Virtanen
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  • Flames sign top pick Sam Bennett

    Flames sign top pick Sam Bennett

    NHL.com Jul 25 (5 days ago)
    Sam Bennett, the fourth player taken in the 2014 NHL Draft, signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Calgary Flames, the team said Friday. No financial terms were disclosed. "It really is just a dream come true," Bennett told the Flam...
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  • Couture physically and mentally slow to recover from Sharks' pl…

    Couture physically and mentally slow to recover from Sharks' playoff collapse

    thehockeynews.com Jul 25 (5 days ago)
    Couture physically and mentally slow to recover from Sharks' playoff collapse
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  • Toughest jobs in sports: Ice maker for the Arizona Coyotes

    Toughest jobs in sports: Ice maker for the Arizona Coyotes

    yahoo.com Jul 25 (6 days ago)
    This is the fifth of eight entries in a Yahoo Sports series on the toughest jobs in sports. Click here to check out previous stories and a schedule for what's to come. When the Arizona Coyotes hired Canada native J.J. Straker as their ice maker last sum…
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  • Flames expect Hiller to recover quickly: report

    Flames expect Hiller to recover quickly: report

    NHL.com Jul 24 (6 days ago)
    The Calgary Flames expect goaltender Jonas Hiller to be recovered quickly after an appendicitis attack last week. Hiller reportedly had minor surgery after experiencing the attack working out in Switzerland. "The procedure nowadays ... they ...
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  • Ortio signs two-year contract with Flames

    Ortio signs two-year contract with Flames

    NHL.com Jul 24 (6 days ago)
    Goaltender Joni Ortio has signed a two-year contract with the Calgary Flames, the team announced Thursday. Ortio played 10 games with the Flames last season, making his NHL debut Feb. 27. He was 4-5-0 with a 2.84 goals-against average. Playi...
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  • Canucks sign first-round pick Jared McCann to entry-level contr…

    Canucks sign first-round pick Jared McCann to entry-level contract

    thehockeynews.com Jul 24 (6 days ago)
    Canucks sign first-round pick Jared McCann to entry-level contract
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  • Grandparents allege L.A. Kings ruined their sex life in lawsuit…

    Grandparents allege L.A. Kings ruined their sex life in lawsuit: report

    yahoo.com Jul 24 (6 days ago)
    The L.A. Kings have been on a roll of late, with two Stanley Cups in the last three seasons (and two in the last two full seasons, if you want to make it seem even better while simultaneously disrespecting the Chicago Blackhawks). But that roll stops no…
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  • Who’s going to win the turtle race for 30th – and gain a franch…

    Who’s going to win the turtle race for 30th – and gain a franchise player?

    If Connor McDavid, Jack Eichel and Noah Hanifin are the top three amigos for the 2015 NHL draft, the Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes and Calgary Flames are their top three suitors. Yesterday, my esteemed boss Jason Kay wrote a blog wondering if the …
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  • Video - Ryan Miller Fills Goaltender Vacuum In Vancouver 04:08

    Ryan Miller Fills Goaltender Vacuum In Vancouver

    Jul 1
    Scott Burnside discusses the Canucks' signing of goalie Ryan Miller.
  • 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 - Ducks Deal For Ryan Kesler 03:04

    Ducks Deal For Ryan Kesler

    Jun 27
    Pierre LeBrun discusses the Anaheim Ducks' trade with the Vancouver Canucks for Ryan Kesler.
  • Video - Marian Gaborik Sticking With The Kings 02:44

    Marian Gaborik Sticking With The Kings

    Jun 25
    Scott Burnside discusses Marian Gaborik's seven-year deal with the Kings.

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