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  • Blue Jackets GM blasts Ryan Johansen, agent for contract demands

    Ryan Johansen is not a holdout. If the Columbus Blue Jackets want him there, they need to sign him. The Blue Jackets are coming off the most successful season in franchise history, and Johansen was at the heart of that effort.

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  • Snider's buyers remorse; Lombardi on analytics; Trottier talks NHL return (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. • Whatever Patty Kane is saying to Lebron seems to have either totally confused him or stunned him. • Ed Snider did something…

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  • Red Wings prospect Brandon Robinson not seriously hurt after head-first collision into boards (Video)

    Eight NHL teams are currently in Traverse City, Michigan for the annual prospect tournament in the days before the opening of full training camps. On Monday night, the Detroit Red Wings kids beats the Minnesota Wild kids 5-1 to advance to the third place game; When he tried to hit Minnesota…

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    Patrice Bergeron joins EA Sports NHL 15 Launch

    Patrice Bergeron along with broadcasters Mike Emrick and Ed Olczyk, helped unveil EA Sports NHL 15 at the NHL Store Powered by Reebok in New York City.

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  • Montreal goes sans captain instead of choosing Subban or Pacioretty

    This is going to be hard to believe, but the Montreal Canadiens announced they will have no captain for the 2014-15 season and will instead of have four "assistant captains": Andrei Markov, Tomas Plekanec, Max Pacioretty and P.K. Subban.  Less surprising is that the Canadiens opted not to name a…

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  • Mike Babcock and the lure of unlimited power

    If Mike Babcock played his cards in contract negotiations any closer to his vest, they’d be inside his chest cavity. It’s impossible to read between the lines in interviews like the one he gave Craig Custance of ESPN because there are no lines. First, he’s in line to be one of the biggest free…

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  • Perry still king of multicategory fantasy coverage

    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 draft day. Postional ranks: C | LW | RW | D | Goalies Corey Perry is the king of category coverage and will continue to reign supreme.

  • What We Learned: Do NHL players actually care about Corsi?

    Florida in Tomas Vokoun's heyday) but for the most part the data collected on that front over the past seven or eight seasons has been solid. During the NHL's media week, ESPN's Craig Custance took the time to ask the many NHLers who came through the league office what they knew about advanced…

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  • Watch this incredible stick save by goalie Bernhard Starkbaum (Video)

    As season debuts go, it wasn’t the best one for goalie Bernhard Starkbaum of Brynas in the Swedish Hockey League. Ah, but even the worst movie of all-time has at least one performance to savor.* Here’s Starkbaum’s brilliant stick save on Anton Axelsson. After Starkbaum’s defenseman turned the puck…

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  • Jersey Fouls Extra: Jeff 'Shcultz' LA Kings HockeyFest edition

    Jersey Fouls Extra: Jeff 'Shcultz' LA Kings HockeyFest editionJersey Fouls is our ongoing exploration of the rules and etiquette for proper hockey jersey creation and exhibition. If you spot what you think may be a foul in your arena, email a photo to

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  • Canadiens to have 4 alternate captains this season

    Canadiens to have 4 alternate captains this seasonMONTREAL (AP) -- The Montreal Canadiens will play with four alternate captains this season: defensemen Andrei Markov and P.K. Subban and forwards Tomas Plekanec and Max Pacioretty. Last season's captain

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  • Puck Daddy’s NHL 2014-15 Emoji Preview: New Jersey Devils

    The Devils missed the playoffs in their first season in the Metro, finishing with 88 points, five out of the wild card. Obviously the shootout, where the Devils were a pathetic 0-13. Thus begins the post-Brodeur era for the Devils, as he wasn’t re-signed as a free agent but Schneider was given a…

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