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  • Milan Lucic believes he didn't deserve a match penalty at end of Sharks/Kings game

    “I would be very surprised if I got anything extra,” Lucic said. “Obviously I crossed the line to deserve two minutes, but a match penalty? Not at all.”

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  • Raffi Torres apologizes for Silfverberg hit, accepts 41-game suspension

    Raffi Torres declined to appeal the 41-game suspension handed to him for his hit on Jakob Silfverberg Saturday night. On Thursday, he released a statement via the San Jose Sharks apologizing to the Anaheim Ducks forward and accepting his punishment.

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  • Maple Leafs-Red Wings Preview

    There's plenty Mike Babcock is going to miss about Detroit, and not just those things associated with the Red Wings. While it's uncertain how much time Babcock will have to renew old acquaintances, the main focus is earning that initial win for the Toronto Maple Leafs in his first meaningful return…

    The Associated Press
    Fri, Oct 9
    7:30 PM EDT
    Toronto at Detroit
    Preview Game
  • McDavid and Eichel eras begin; Subban goes Jays crazy; On Blackhawks fandom (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. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at

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  • ECHL goal posts going from red to blue with new sponsorship

    Recently the NHL has fielded some questions on whether it would try to boost on-ice advertising in unconventional ways.

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  • Yahoo Fantasy Hockey: Finding gems on the waiver wire

    Dobber launched his fantasy hockey website DobberHockey back in 2005 and has been Puck Daddy's resident fantasy hockey 'expert' since 2009.

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  • Canadiens beats Maple Leafs 3-1

    (The Sports Xchange) - Alex Galchenyuk scored with about eight minutes left in the game and the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Wednesday in the opening game of the National Hockey League season. Galchenyuk, a center, shot home a rebound from the slot after a shot by…

  • Putin spends his birthday playing hockey with NHL stars

    Russian President Vladimir Putin spent his 63rd birthday on the ice Wednesday, playing hockey with NHL stars against Russian officials and tycoons. Putin scored seven goals as his star-studded team, which included NHL legends Vyacheslav Fetisov and Pavel Bure, won the game 15-10. The opposing team…

    The Associated Press
  • Blues sign Scott Gomez to 1-year contract

    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Blues signed forward Scott Gomez to a one-year contract Wednesday.

    The Associated Press
  • Hakstol confident in leap from college to Flyers coach

    Dave Hakstol left the college game behind at North Dakota when he was hired by the Flyers. Hakstol had just been tabbed as Philadelphia's new coach in May - eliciting a collective ''Who?'' from the orange-and-black-clad faithful - when he went to work on his new players. Not even the Czech Republic…

    The Associated Press
    Philadelphia0 - 0Tampa Bay
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  • Islanders keep Long Island feel in Brooklyn debut

    It's time to roll out the blue-and-orange carpet in Brooklyn. The home of Hannah Horvath and her hipster friends is set to sound the horn for the arrival of John Tavares and the New York Islanders. The Brooklynization of the Islanders at the Barclays Center is underway.

    The Associated Press
  • Wild assign Jordan Schroeder to AHL

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Wild have assigned center Jordan Schroeder to their AHL affiliate, the Iowa Wild.

    The Associated Press
    Thu, Oct 8
    9:00 PM EDT
    Minnesota at Colorado
    Preview Game
  • Coyotes-Kings Preview

    The first two minutes of the Los Angeles Kings' season went precisely as hoped. A full 60 minutes and their first win of 2015-16 will be the goal Friday night against the Arizona Coyotes, who enter the first full season of a rebuilding project with greater hopes than the meager expectations placed…

    The Associated Press
  • Dose: Pizza and Punishment

    The Dose becomes Daily once again, breaking down four games from the first night of the 2015-16 NHL season.

  • Why Joe Pavelski is San Jose's 'captain serious'

    Pavelski isn’t one of those types of hockey players who was given an opportunity based on a high draft position. He’s earned his spot in the NHL through hard work, which again aided in the choice to give him the ‘C’. Pavelski, 31, was a seventh-round pick in the 2003 draft.

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  • NHL 2015-16: 20 bold predictions for this season (Puck Daddy Power Rankings)

    I forgot to do these for Monday so here they are today in lieu of the normal Power Rankings. These are just predictions and I'm pretty sure if you disagree with me that's only because I hate your team and you personally, right? Right.

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