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  • Tampa Bay Lightning have the coolest NHL billboard of season (Photo)

    Which is why the Tampa Bay Lightning’s new billboard featuring Valtteri Filppula should be celebrated. The one on the right, which the rocket shot of Filppula has turned into tatters, features a website for a fitness company called “Flex Fitness 20” which, of course, takes you directly to a Tampa…

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    Keep your wedding on budget without skimping on style. Save on a 7.01 ct round cut diamond solitaire engagement ring at Nextag!

  • Pass or Fail: Pittsburgh Penguins rock the gold in new third jersey

    PHONE: “Seriously Mario: $104 million for Sidney and $76 million for Geno … how are we going to afford this? The Pittsburgh Penguins revealed their new third jerseys for the 2014-15 season, and they’re glorious throwbacks to the 1980s, when Mario was piling up points while carrying Rob Brown on his…

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  • Puck Daddy’s NHL 2014-15 Emoji Preview: Edmonton Oilers

    For a moment, the Oilers were a preseason darling, with some predicting that Edmonton’s young core would finally earn a playoff spot. Instead, the defense sucked to the tune of 270 goals against, the team’s depth was shallow and Nail Yakupov generated more headlines about a potential trade than…

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  • Joe Sakic named Avs GM, sad ballad of Greg Sherman continues

    Greg Sherman began the summer as the Avalanche’s general manager-in-name-only, as Joe Sakic ran the player personnel show along with coach/VP of hockey operations/egoist Patrick Roy. Now, Sherman and his red Swingline stapler have been moved all the way to the basement of Innitech. Quietly, the…

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    NHL Stars Reveal Their #1 and #2 Overall Fantasy Picks

    We ask the world's best hockey players who they'd take #1 and #2 overall in Fantasy Hockey. The NHL on YouTube.

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  • Claude Giroux out 2 weeks; Philly fans’ sigh of relief at hurricane force

    Claude Giroux left the Philadelphia Flyers’ first day of training camp with a lower body injury, just 15 minutes into his practice session.  Boy, if it’s not his lower body, it’s someone else’s lower body causing Giroux problems this year, right? The Flyers won’t have Giroux for a key preseason…

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  • Kings' Drew Doughty misses 1st workout with injury

    Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty missed the first practice of training camp Friday with an upper-body injury. Doughty was injured during an offseason workout back home in Ontario, but has skated in recent days. Kings coach Darryl Sutter wouldn't provide specific details about Doughty's…

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  • Wild re-sign Darcy Kuemper to two-year deal, suspend Josh Harding

    Darcy Kuemper tried to play the KHL card in his RFA negotiations with the Minnesota Wild, but all he needed was an unfortunate incident to open the door for his return.  On Wednesday, the Wild announced that goaltender Josh Harding would be out "indefinitely" (read: months) with a fractured foot…

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  • Ducks' Kyle Palmieri out 2 weeks with ankle sprain

    Anaheim Ducks forward Kyle Palmieri is expected to miss at least two weeks with a high ankle sprain. The Ducks announced Palmieri's injury Friday, saying he hopes to return for Anaheim's final preseason game. Palmieri set career highs with 14 goals and 17 assists in 71 games last season.

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  • Talented crop of rookies has fantasy upside

    Realistically, any of these players could find their name on the fantasy rookie of the year trophy, as Nathan MacKinnon of the Colorado Avalanche did last season. The 2014-15 NHL season is drawing closer by the day, so has you covered with all the fantasy hockey advice you'll need come…

  • Hiller talks Boudreau; NHL resolutions; Peverley cleared to work out (Puck Headlines)

    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. • After Teemu Selanne’s book comments were released on Thursday, Flames goalie Jonas Hiller piled on Bruce Boudreau.

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    Bishop's first pitch at Rays game

    Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop throws out the first pitch at the Tampa Bay Rays game.

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  • Sharks open with new vibe after playoff collapse

    A tumultuous offseason that featured a rehash of a historic playoff collapse, talk of rebuilding and questions about the leadership on and off the ice has mercifully come to an end for the San Jose Sharks. The Sharks returned to practice Friday for the opening of training camp, looking to put that…

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  • Red Wings hoping for healthier 2014-15

    While coach Mike Babcock focuses on systems and practice, the Detroit Red Wings just want to field a healthy team this season. Detroit started training camp on Friday in Traverse City with an eye on both improving and keeping its lineup intact. Defenseman Niklas Kronwall noted the team is coming…

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  • IIHF grants Korean hockey teams automatic entry into 2018 Olympics

    When PyeongChang, South Korea hosts the 2018 Winter Olympics, their men's and women's hockey team will be able to ice teams in their respective hockey tournaments after the IIHF granted the country automatic entries. Last April, the IIHF expressed to the Korea Ice Hockey Association their desire to…

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  • Ovechkin back at left wing as Capitals open camp

    As if he knew the question was coming, Alex Ovechkin smiled when asked what his new coach wants him to work on. ''On back-check?'' Ovechkin said. The Washington Capitals opened training camp Friday with new coach Barry Trotz, who says he'll work - as other coaches have before him - to make the…

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  • Kings of the NHL: Los Angeles loves that winning feeling, take poised approach to Stanley Cup repeat bid

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — After the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup in 2012, general manager Dean Lombardi reached out to men who had won multiple championships in different sports. He received lots of advice. A couple things stood out: You won’t understand

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