At what point this summer do we change the “U” in UFA to unwanted?
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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…Upvote Share Tweet
thehockeynews.com 23 hours agoBarring a couple of last minute settlements, Rand Simon of Newport Sports and Andre Lepage of the BCF law firm in Montreal will have a very busy couple of days. And they’ll probably get to know each other a lot better. Simon, a former staffer here at TH…Upvote Share Tweet
NHL coaching is now about relationships as much as it is Xs-and-Osthehockeynews.com Jul 27 (4 days ago)New Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Johnston traveled to Russia this weekend to talk with star center Evgeni Malkin about the team’s new direction in the wake of sweeping change to management and the playing roster. The trip is a must for Johnston, becau…Upvote Share Tweet
Stempniak sees Rangers as fit for his gameNHL.com Jul 25 (5 days ago)Lee Stempniak comes to the New York Rangers with up-close knowledge after playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins and being eliminated in a seven-game playoff series last season. "The thing that stands out to me from that series -- as well as their...Upvote Share Tweet
Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews & Mario Lemieux lead list of all-time most uncomfortable NHLer commercialsthehockeynews.com Jul 25 (6 days ago)Endorsing products has been a part of being a top talent in the NHL for nearly as long as the league has been in existence. Advertisers want the star power of hockey players, even if the low-key personalities of those players don’t make them natural pub…Upvote Share Tweet
The five most evil hockey photoshops we could come up withthehockeynews.com Jul 24 (7 days ago)Summer is a time for fun in the hockey world. But sometimes that fun can be a little dark. One of my favorite THN issues every year comes before the trade deadline, when we often take a player likely on the move and photoshop him into another team’s uni…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 24 (7 days ago)The Pittsburgh Penguins are the most intriguing team in the Eastern Conference headed into next season, if only to see what Mario Lemieux has wrought after he slammed his hand on the detonation button. We assume Sidney Crosby is on board with the hiring…Upvote Share Tweet
New job for Penguins assistant coach will be … differentpost-gazette.com Jul 23The Penguins, like other NHL teams, have pro scouts watching other clubs’ games and evaluating players. And all teams’ coaches spend time scouting upcoming opponents, so they can present a game plan to their players.Upvote Share Tweet
Gibbons says Blue Jackets were 'a good fit'NHL.com Jul 22Brian Gibbons must have left quite an impression on the Columbus Blue Jackets. The speedy forward scored a pair of first-period goals for the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference First Round series against Columbus. When Gi...Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Jul 20PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed defenceman Simon Despres to a two-year contract worth $900,000 per season. The 22-year-old Despres appeared in a career-high 22 games for the Penguins last season, finishing with five assi...Upvote Share Tweet
Big, versatile Penguins prospect Sundqvist searching for right fitpost-gazette.com Jul 18Oskar Sundqvist has spent his hockey career playing in his native Sweden on the larger international ice surface. His few trips to the Penguins' annual summer development camp have offered him a rare chance to skate on a North American-sized rink.Upvote Share TweetPenguins, defenceman Simon Despres agree to 2-year dealUpvote Share TweetThe Pittsburgh Penguins have hired seven-time All-Star Mark Recchi as the franchise's player development coach.Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jul 18Former New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur remains available in this summer’s unrestricted free agent market. The Bergen Record’s Tom Gulitti recently reported Brodeur spoke with Pittsburgh and Tampa Bay about their backup jobs, but both clubs w…Upvote Share Tweet
Hobey Baker finalist Josh Archibald adjusting to prospost-gazette.com Jul 17It's a bit of an unconventional pipeline, given that football is the sport most closely associated with the state of Nebraska.Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Jul 16Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby was named Best NHL Player at the 2014 ESPY Awards on Wednesday. Crosby, who led the League in scoring with 104 points last season, was given the Hart Trophy as NHL MVP in June. Crosby and New York Ra...Upvote Share Tweet
Hynes sees changes taking hold at Penguins camppost-gazette.com Jul 16The change that swept through the Penguins management and coaching staff this offseason has begun to take hold with the club’s annual development camp.Upvote Share Tweet
Penguins prospects encourage, train young players in communitypost-gazette.com Jul 16The Penguins’ annual development camp is just winding up, but for a couple of hours on Tuesday, the prospects switched roles: from trainee to trainer.Upvote Share Tweet
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