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  • Washington Capitals’ new Winter Classic jersey logo leaks (Photo)

    The official event announcing the 2015 Winter Classic at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. is Tuesday, and the ballpark is already adorned with signage for the press conference. Including what appears to be the Washington Capitals’ new Winter Classic jersey logo. The image was captured by an…

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  • Gary Bettman talks Roger Goodell, leaving HBO and new player safety boss

    For an hour on Monday, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman regaled attendees of a Canadian Club of Toronto luncheon with examples of the League’s current prosperity, its potential for growth and various other sunshine and rainbows. There have been calls for Goodell’s resignation after he fumbled the…

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  • Bettman: If Leafs won Cup, would fans care about Toronto expansion team?

    Would Toronto fans care about a second NHL team in their city if the Maple Leafs actually won the Stanley Cup? Commissioner Gary Bettman has considered the possibility, even as he reiterated that the NHL isn’t in an “expansion process” with analysis of potential new markets. “If we decided that we…

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  • Top 10 NHL players on the Hockey Hall of Fame borderline

    One of the most fun-slash-infuriating things to think about in this sport is which players belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame. Sometimes, it seems like they'll let just about anyone in (every third-line guy from the Canadiens of the late '50s), and other times an answer is so obvious that you can't…

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  • How Staples Center ice found its way to LA Kings' three road Game 7s

    Everyone knows the story of the 2002 Olympics and the “lucky loonie”.  Trent Evans, an icemaker who used to work for the Edmonton Oilers, was hired to work the Games in Salt Lake City. It worked for Nathan Horton in 2011.

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  • Turmoil in San Jose, but Stanley Cup goal remains the same for Sharks young & old alike

    SAN JOSE, Calif. — Before training camp, the San Jose Sharks retreated to Lake Tahoe. No executives. No coaches. Just players – 22 of them, pretty much the whole team. They spent two days together sleeping in cabins, hiking in the woods, going out on

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  • NHL-Bettman says mistakes 'magnified' when doling out punishment

    By Frank Pingue TORONTO, Sept 22 (Reuters) - In light of the National Football League's poor response to its domestic violence crisis, National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman said on Monday there is no margin for error when doling out discipline. Speaking at a luncheon for The Canadian…

  • Heatherington lifts Blue Jackets past Blues in OT

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Dillon Heatherington scored from the blue line at 2:36 of overtime to give a Columbus Blue Jackets split squad a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues in an exhibition game Sunday night. Boone Jenner had a goal and an assist, Kerby

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  • Couture, Skinner lead Cubeta's fantasy breakout list

    Last season, forwards Tyler Seguin of the Dallas Stars , Joe Pavelski of the San Jose Sharks and Wayne Simmonds of the Philadelphia Flyers went from reliable fantasy producers to elite-level assets. On the defenseman and goalie fronts, fantasy owners witnessed Mark Giordano of the Calgary Flames…

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    Success means different things for different people, that’s why we’ve started “The Success Project”.

  • Few openings when it comes to Blackhawks roster

    A few loose pucks could make the difference between playing for the Chicago Blackhawks and a trip to the minors. The loaded Blackhawks return mostly intact after losing to eventual NHL champion Los Angeles in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals on June 1. ''You look at our roster, most guys are…

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    Gordon scores five-hole from a tough angle

    Philadelphia Flyers forward Andrew Gordon squeezes a shot from a tough angle through the legs of Capitals goalie Philipp Grubauer for the score.

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  • Austin Schultz leads Oilers in split-squad game

    EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Austin Schultz had a goal and an assist in the Edmonton Oilers' 3-1 victory over the Calgary Flames in a split-squad exhibition game Sunday night. Marco Roy and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins also scored for the Oilers. Curtis Glencross

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  • Puck Daddy’s NHL 2014-15 Emoji Preview: Detroit Red Wings

    It was dicey at times, but in the end the Detroit Red Wings managed to keep their playoff streak alive for a 23rd consecutive season, the longest among the four major sports leagues. Detroit didn’t just make the playoffs, they basically survived a regular season where they were second in the NHL in…

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  • Hurricanes owner values team at $420 million, wants investor ‘successor’

    Peter Karmanos has owned the Carolina Hurricanes since 1994, back when they were the Hartford Whalers. "What I am trying to do is set up a reasonable succession plan because I'm not one of those guys who thinks I am going to go on forever," Karmanos told TSN. Karmanos values the Hurricanes at $420…

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  • Red Bull München celebrate Oktoberfest with fantastic lederhosen-inspired uniforms (Photo)

    On Saturday, the beer orgy that is Oktoberfest kicked off in Munich, Germany for the 181st time. It’s 16 days of booze, pretzels, booze, lederhosen and more booze.  A couple of Munich’s local sports teams got in on the act by donning lederhosen jerseys

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  • Blue Jackets beat Hurricanes in exhibition opener

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Cam Atkinson scored twice and Anton Forsberg made 29 saves to help a Columbus Blue Jackets split squad beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Sunday in the exhibition opener for both teams. Nick Foligno and Mike Hoeffel added goals

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