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  • Devils defenseman Salvador retires after 14 NHL seasons

    Devils defenseman Bryce Salvador has retired after nearly 800 games in 14 NHL seasons. The NHL Players Association announced Salvador's retirement on Wednesday. Salvador was a captain for the Devils the past three seasons but missed most all but 15 games last season with a back injury.

    The Associated Press
  • Carolina's Staal, Ward focusing on the ice, not contracts

    The Hurricanes will pay Ward $6.8 million in 2015-16 in the final year of the six-year contract he signed a year later. ''I'm just going to try to take care of what I can control, and that's just preparing the best that I can to be great this year, and I feel when the time is right that will all…

    The Associated Press
  • Putin takes part in hockey game against students in Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin may be nearing his 63rd birthday, but he can still beat a team of kids in hockey. With the help of some of Russia's most formidable hockey veterans, that is.

    The Associated Press
  • Blues invite Upshall to training camp tryout

    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Blues have invited forward Scottie Upshall to training camp for a tryout.

    The Associated Press
  • McDavid feels strong as 1st Oilers training camp looms

    As Connor McDavid was going through his draft year, agent and Hall of Famer Bobby Orr knew his client had to get stronger to play at the NHL level. After a summer of training, McDavid feels as if he has done that, and now he's ready to showcase his skills at the Edmonton Oilers' training camp later…

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