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Adam Bittner: The Flyers’ moral indignation toward Penguins is …

Adam Bittner: The Flyers’ moral indignation toward Penguins is pitiful

post-gazette.com Updated 8 hours ago
The Philadelphia Flyers, unable since 1975 to create a Stanley Cup championship team, have in the meantime decided to invent a moral high ground to justify their failures.
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  • Connor McDavid poised to become NHL’s first million-dollar endo…

    Connor McDavid poised to become NHL’s first million-dollar endorsement baby

    thehockeynews.com 10 hours ago
    Perhaps Buffalo is not the ideal venue to celebrate a deal that will effectively make Connor McDavid a millionaire before he even sets foot on an NHL ice surface – might be rubbing it in just a little – but equipment giant CCM has a lot to celebrate nex…
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  • Dan Bylsma all about Sabres’ success, not shaming Penguins

    Dan Bylsma all about Sabres’ success, not shaming Penguins

    The last time Buffalo Sabres general manager Tim Murray worked with new coach Dan Bylsma was around 11 years ago, when both were with the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim. “I was the director of player personnel. Danny was near the end of his career as a player.…
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  • Dan Bylsma hired as coach of Buffalo Sabres

    Dan Bylsma hired as coach of Buffalo Sabres

    NHL.com May 28 (yesterday)
    BUFFALO -- The Buffalo Sabres got the experienced, Stanley Cup-winning coach they were looking for to help them move their rebuild into the next stages. The Sabres on Thursday introduced Dan Bylsma as the 17th coach in their history. Bylsma spe...
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  • Agent: Penguins Ehrhoff has 'clean bill of health'

    Agent: Penguins Ehrhoff has 'clean bill of health'

    post-gazette.com May 28 (2 days ago)
    Penguins defenseman Christian Ehrhoff "has been given a clean bill of health" according to his agent, Rick Curran.
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  • AP source: Buffalo Sabres interviewing former Pittsburgh Pengui…

    AP source: Buffalo Sabres interviewing former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma

    NHL.com May 27 (2 days ago)
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - A person familiar with the discussions tells The Associated Press the Buffalo Sabres are interviewing former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma for their head-coaching vacancy. The meeting was taking place in Buffalo on Wedn...
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  • Blackhawks starting to resemble the Penguins – and that’s not a…

    Blackhawks starting to resemble the Penguins – and that’s not a compliment

    thehockeynews.com May 27 (2 days ago)
    The Chicago Blackhawks face elimination on home ice Wednesday night against the Anaheim Ducks. And, if the Hawks hold their ground at the United Center, they’ll play another do-or-die affair Saturday night in Orange County. Whatever happens to Chicago o…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Babcock’s hiring could impact future for Kessel,…

    Rumor Roundup: Babcock’s hiring could impact future for Kessel, Phaneuf, Franson

    thehockeynews.com May 27 (3 days ago)
    The Toronto Maple Leafs’ recent hiring of former Detroit Red Wings’ coach Mike Babcock continues to raise questions over the impact his arrival will have upon their off-season plans. Of particular interest is how it could affect the future of captain Di…
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  • Shero, Bylsma reuniting in New Jersey? Report says Devils grant…

    Shero, Bylsma reuniting in New Jersey? Report says Devils granted permission to speak with coach

    thehockeynews.com NHL.com May 25 (5 days ago)
    From late in the 2008-09 season until the culmination of the 2013-14 campaign, GM Ray Shero and coach Dan Bylsma were the architects behind the Pittsburgh Penguins club that won one Stanley Cup and fell just a few wins short of returning to the final. N…
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  • Roster situation a tricky one for Rutherford, Penguins

    Roster situation a tricky one for Rutherford, Penguins

    post-gazette.com May 25 (5 days ago)
    Jim Rutherford has done a lot in his many years in the NHL.
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  • 5 Stanley Cup-winning goalies who were “just OK”

    5 Stanley Cup-winning goalies who were “just OK”

    thehockeynews.com May 24 (5 days ago)
    A hot goalie can take his team deep into the playoffs, but a cold one can also go pretty far with a strong enough team in front of him. A goaltender has won the Conn Smythe Trophy six out of the last 20 years, but we’ve also seen some pretty mediocre pe…
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  • Penguins pursuing a first-round draft pick

    Penguins pursuing a first-round draft pick

    post-gazette.com May 24 (6 days ago)
    The Penguins have sacrificed early-round draft choices for short-term personnel upgrades repeatedly in the past decade.
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  • Can NY Rangers, Lundqvist clamp down Lightning again?

    Can NY Rangers, Lundqvist clamp down Lightning again?

    yahoo.com May 21
    The New York Rangers have given up 12 goals in the last two games to the Tampa Bay Lightning. Prior to that? They hadn’t given up more than four goals but once, in the second game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Round 1. They had given up one goal in…
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  • Top 10 coaches by points percentage: Where does Mike Babcock si…

    Top 10 coaches by points percentage: Where does Mike Babcock sit?

    The Toronto Maple Leafs have been mired in the basement of the NHL for several seasons, but the hiring of coach Mike Babcock is giving Leafs Nation a reason for hope for a better and much brighter future. While he hasn’t coached long enough to make the …
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  • 2015 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: New York Rangers vs. Tampa Ba…

    2015 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: New York Rangers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

    WHAT WE LEARNED IN ROUND 2: NEW YORK RANGERS: These Broadway Blueshirts are a resilient bunch. They are the first team in NHL history to rally from a 3-1 deficit and win a playoff series two years in a row. They did it in round 2 against the Pittsburgh …
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  • NY Islanders quickly sell out of melted Nassau Coliseum ice

    NY Islanders quickly sell out of melted Nassau Coliseum ice

    yahoo.com May 15
    In the grand tradition of sports teams knowing parts of their fanbase will buy anything, the New York Islanders, who said goodbye to Nassau Coliseum last month, have sold out of melted ice from their home of 43 years. NHL teams have this done before, mo…
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  • 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 - Devils Blank Penguins 00:57

    Devils Blank Penguins

    Mar 17
    Cory Schneider had 35 saves in the Devils' 2-0 win over the Penguins.
  • Video - Red Wings Crush Penguins In Crosby's Return 01:00

    Red Wings Crush Penguins In Crosby's Return

    Mar 15
    Marek Zidlicky had a goal and two assists in Detroit's 5-1 win over Pittsburgh.
  • Video - Crosby Late Scratch, Penguins Fall To Bruins 01:23

    Crosby Late Scratch, Penguins Fall To Bruins

    Mar 14
    Tuukka Rask had 30 saves in the Bruins' 2-0 win over the Penguins.

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