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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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  • Claude Giroux out 2 weeks; Philly fans’ sigh of relief at hurricane force

    Claude Giroux left the Philadelphia Flyers’ first day of training camp with a lower body injury, just 15 minutes into his practice session.  Boy, if it’s not his lower body, it’s someone else’s lower body causing Giroux problems this year, right? The Flyers won’t have Giroux for a key preseason…

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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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  • 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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  • Sharks open with new vibe after playoff collapse

    A tumultuous offseason that featured a rehash of a historic playoff collapse, talk of rebuilding and questions about the leadership on and off the ice has mercifully come to an end for the San Jose Sharks. The Sharks returned to practice Friday for the opening of training camp, looking to put that…

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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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    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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  • 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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  • Grieving Suter glad to be back on ice with Wild

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Training camp for Ryan Suter will be more than a tuneup for the season. Practicing with the Minnesota Wild will bring some respite, too. Suter's father, a Wild scout and former U.S. Olympic team member, died Sept. 9 of a heart

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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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  • IIHF grants Korean hockey teams automatic entry into 2018 Olympics

    When PyeongChang, South Korea hosts the 2018 Winter Olympics, their men's and women's hockey team will be able to ice teams in their respective hockey tournaments after the IIHF granted the country automatic entries. Last April, the IIHF expressed to the Korea Ice Hockey Association their desire to…

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  • Kings of the NHL: Los Angeles loves that winning feeling, take poised approach to Stanley Cup repeat bid

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — After the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup in 2012, general manager Dean Lombardi reached out to men who had won multiple championships in different sports. He received lots of advice. A couple things stood out: You won’t understand

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