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  • Vladimir Sobotka decides to stay in KHL for 2015-16 season: Report

    Vladimir Sobotka had until this coming weekend to decide whether he would remain in the KHL or return to the St. Louis Blues. On Friday, his Russian side, Avangard Omsk, announced that the forward would be staying with the team for the 2015-16 season.

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  • What Went Wrong: Flyers, CBJ

    Both teams had reason to be optimistic going into the season, but neither came close to making the playoffs.

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  • Peter DeBoer introduced as Sharks coach; talks around non-captaincy issue

    Peter DeBoer was introduced as the new coach of the San Jose Sharks on Thursday at a news conference. The two main storylines were pretty simple going into this pre-arranged talking points media fest. 1. Did he agree with the refresh, rebuild, re-something that general manager Doug Wilson claims he…

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  • Blackhawks-Ducks Preview

    Someday the Anaheim Ducks and the Chicago Blackhawks will relish the stories they'll be able to tell about playing in a postseason series as good as these Western Conference finals. Two weeks of extraordinarily high-level hockey conclude Saturday night at Honda Center when the Ducks and the…

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  • Dan Bylsma hired as Sabres head coach; Penguins receive 2016 third-round pick

    It’s not officially official just yet, but we’re an agreement away between the Sabres and the Pittsburgh Penguins from Dan Bylsma taking over the head coaching job in Buffalo.

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  • Lightning-Rangers Preview

    The Lightning have the 'Triplets' line of Tyler Johnson, Nikita Kucherov and Ondrej Palat, a hot captain in Steven Stamkos, an outstanding defenseman in Victor Hedman and goaltender Ben Bishop, who has stepped whenever the season has been on the line. The Presidents' Trophy winning Rangers had the…

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    Fri, May 29
    8:00 PM EDT
    Tampa Bay at NY Rangers
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    Winning pro coaches given the boot (17 photos)

    So much for the cliché, "Winning cures all." Tom Thibodeau is the latest coach to find out that winning – whether in the form of regularly reaching the playoffs or even winning titles – isn't always enough to create a peaceful and lasting existence with a franchise.

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  • Clayton Stoner goal caused by Jakob Silfverberg contact with Corey Crawford (Video)

    Clayton Stoner scored a goal for the Ducks. Jakob Silfverberg had the screen. The puck went past Chicago goaltender Corey Crawford. Should have been a simple goal that put Game 6 of the Western Conference Final at 3-2, right? Not really.

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  • Keith for Conn; Vegas NHL update; Backstrom has hip surgery (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 puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com.

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    Sat, May 30
    8:00 PM EDT
    Chicago at Anaheim
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  • Hurricanes' CFO out after nearly 35 years with team

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Mike Amendola is out as the Carolina Hurricanes' chief financial officer.

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  • Blackhawks force Game Seven with three quick goals

    (Reuters) - The Chicago Blackhawks scored three goals during a four-minute stretch in the second period to power to a 5-2 victory over Anaheim on Wednesday that forced a Game Seven in their Western Conference Final series. After seeing their 3-0 lead cut to one goal in the third, Andrew Sharp added…

    Reuters
  • U.S., Canada reportedly grouped together for 2016 World Cup of Hockey

    On Thursday, Vladislav Tretiak, head of the Russian Ice Hockey Federation, revealed the groups for the World Cup of Hockey during an interview with Russia's SovSport.

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  • Coyotes sign Plachta to 1-year deal out of Germany

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- The Arizona Coyotes have signed German forward Matthias Plachta to a one-year entry-level contract Thursday.

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  • NHL play-offs semifinal result

    May 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the NHL Play-offs Semifinal match between Chicago and Anaheim on Wednesday (home team in CAPS) 1 2 3 T CHICAGO 0 3 2 5 Anaheim 0 1 1 2 (The best-of-seven series is level at 3-3)

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  • Blue Jackets sign Goloubef to 2-year contract extension

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed defenseman Cody Goloubef to a two-year contract extension through the 2016-17 season, locking him up before he could become an unrestricted free agent on July 1.

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  • Sharks name ex-Devils coach DeBoer as bench boss

    San José (United States) (AFP) - Peter DeBoer, fired by the New Jersey Devils last December after a poor start, was hired Thursday to coach the San Jose Sharks, still seeking their first NHL title. The Sharks, preparing for their 25th campaign in quest of the Stanley Cup, parted ways with coach…

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  • Quebec beats Rimouski 5-2 to reach Memorial Cup semifinal

    QUEBEC CITY (AP) -- Jerome Verrier broke a tie late in the second period with his second goal and the Quebec Remparts beat the Rimouski Oceanic 5-2 on Thursday night to advance to the Memorial Cup semifinal.

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