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  • Pass or Fail: Pittsburgh Penguins rock the gold in new third jersey

    PHONE: “Seriously Mario: $104 million for Sidney and $76 million for Geno … how are we going to afford this? The Pittsburgh Penguins revealed their new third jerseys for the 2014-15 season, and they’re glorious throwbacks to the 1980s, when Mario was piling up points while carrying Rob Brown on his…

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  • Teemu Selanne demolishes Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau in book

    Teemu Selanne has a book coming out in Finland. One target of that pride: Anaheim Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau, whom Selanne blasts as an ill-prepared oaf who lacks the respect of his players and, basically, was the reason Selanne both considered leaving the Ducks and eventually retiring after last…

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  • Stop calling Ryan Johansen greedy (Trending Topics)

    Revealing each of the three substantial contract offers made to Ryan Johansen this summer (two years at $3 million per, six years at $5.33 million per, and eight years at $5.75 million per) and calling his continuing to not-sign with the team “extortion” can be — and in some cases, was — seen in…

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  • Can we stop penalizing clean hits in hockey?

    Martins Karsums of Dynamo Moscow delivered this brutal hit on Metallurg captain Sergei Mozyakin in a game on Wednesday. Seriously, look at that hit: Mozyakin had just played the puck, it’s a killer shoulder check near the boards.

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  • Wild re-sign Darcy Kuemper to two-year deal, suspend Josh Harding

    Darcy Kuemper tried to play the KHL card in his RFA negotiations with the Minnesota Wild, but all he needed was an unfortunate incident to open the door for his return.  On Wednesday, the Wild announced that goaltender Josh Harding would be out "indefinitely" (read: months) with a fractured foot…

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  • Talented crop of rookies has fantasy upside

    Realistically, any of these players could find their name on the fantasy rookie of the year trophy, as Nathan MacKinnon of the Colorado Avalanche did last season. The 2014-15 NHL season is drawing closer by the day, so NHL.com has you covered with all the fantasy hockey advice you'll need come…

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  • Ducks' Kyle Palmieri out 2 weeks with ankle sprain

    Anaheim Ducks forward Kyle Palmieri is expected to miss at least two weeks with a high ankle sprain. The Ducks announced Palmieri's injury Friday, saying he hopes to return for Anaheim's final preseason game. Palmieri set career highs with 14 goals and 17 assists in 71 games last season.

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  • Avs look to build off momentum in Roy's 2nd year

    Avs look to build off momentum in Roy's 2nd year DENVER (AP) -- Jarome Iginla took a few wrong turns and got lost heading into the office for his first day of work. This is a team that surprised the NHL last season by tying a franchise record with 52 wins in coach Patrick Roy's first season.

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    NHL Stars Reveal Their #1 and #2 Overall Fantasy Picks

    We ask the world's best hockey players who they'd take #1 and #2 overall in Fantasy Hockey. The NHL on YouTube.

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  • Stars' Peverley working out but not back on ice

    Stars' Peverley working out but not back on ice FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley is doing off-ice workouts but still is unable to skate with the team six months after an irregular heartbeat led to him collapsing on the bench during a game. General manager Jim Nill says…

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  • Burke: 'Unacceptable' aggression from athletes

    Brian Burke believes players who take aggression from the ice into their personal lives don't deserve to earn professional-athlete wages. The Calgary Flames' president was asked at the Global Business Forum how he would have handled the Ray Rice scandal. ''The notion that 'I get paid to fight on a…

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  • What’s Jaden Schwartz waiting to hear from Blues?

    One of my favorite moments when we interviewed NHL No. 1 draft pick Aaron Ekblad on “Marek Vs. Wyshynski” was when he admitted that CapGeek.com was the hockey site he frequented the most. Cap Geek tells us that the St. Louis Blues have $2.783 million in cap space, with 23 players currently under…

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  • What's Your Definition of Success?

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

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    Bishop's first pitch at Rays game

    Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop throws out the first pitch at the Tampa Bay Rays game.

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  • Hiller talks Boudreau; NHL resolutions; Peverley cleared to work out (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. • After Teemu Selanne’s book comments were released on Thursday, Flames goalie Jonas Hiller piled on Bruce Boudreau.

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  • Hurricanes begin Peters' 1st training camp

    Hurricanes begin Peters' 1st training camp RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- It didn't take long during Carolina's first practice of training camp for the Hurricanes to figure out what new coach Bill Peters wants. ''He comes in with a presence, a plan and an idea, and that's what you want,'' captain Eric Staal…

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  • Red Wings hoping for healthier 2014-15

    While coach Mike Babcock focuses on systems and practice, the Detroit Red Wings just want to field a healthy team this season. Detroit started training camp on Friday in Traverse City with an eye on both improving and keeping its lineup intact. Defenseman Niklas Kronwall noted the team is coming…

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  • Gallant's era with Panthers gets underway

    Gallant's era with Panthers gets underway CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) -- Gerard Gallant never had a coach that he didn't enjoy playing for, and he wants the Florida Panthers to feel that way about him. The Gallant era with the Panthers officially opened Friday with the start of training camp, his…

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