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  • As Ryan Johansen KHL talk heats up, Fedorov says no contract offer

    If you had Sept. 21 in the “When Do The KHL Contract Rumors Start For Ryan Johansen?” pool, congratulations. TSN reported on Sunday that the Columbus Blue Jackets restricted free agent was set to receive a 1-year, $5-million offer from CSKA Moscow. This is after agent Kurt Overhardt said Johansen…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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    Walker sends Karabacek airborne

    Washington Capitals forward Nathan Walker plants a textbook hip check on Buffalo Sabres forward Vaclav Karabacek sending him airborne.

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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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  • Buffalo Sabres tanking for Connor McDavid? Players deny, fans wouldn’t cry

    The Buffalo Sabres are all Drew Stafford has known in the NHL.  “I’m not going to guarantee we’re going to make the playoffs,” he said at Sabres training camp on Saturday, ahead of the 2014-15 season.   Everyone else outside of the Sabres dressing room already assumes it: That Buffalo’s rebuild…

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  • Bozak, Clarkson miss start of Maple Leafs camp

    Tyler Bozak and David Clarkson both missed the first practice day of Toronto Maple Leafs training camp with lower-body injuries, and coach Randy Carlyle didn't say when he expects either player to be ready. Bozak and Clarkson suffered the injuries in pre-training camp workouts, according to…

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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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    Copley denies Mitchell with the left pad

    Buffalo Sabres forward Torrey Mitchell tries to deke on the break but Washington Capitals goaltender Pheonix Copley extends the left pad to deny him.

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    Burakovsky goes top-shelf after curl and drag

    Washington Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky smoothly corrals the puck with a curl and drag as he beats Buffalo Sabres goalie Nathan Lieuwen top-shelf.

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    Lieuwen stops Backstrom twice in tight

    Buffalo Sabres goaltender Nathan Lieuwen shuts the pads to turn away Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom twice on the doorstep.

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