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  • Al Arbour, who coached Isles to 4 Cup titles, dies at 82

    Al Arbour, the bespectacled gentleman of a coach who molded a young and talented New York Islanders franchise into an NHL dynasty that won four straight Stanley Cups in the early 1980s, has died. The Islanders confirmed Arbour's death in a release issued Friday afternoon. Arbour had been in…

    The Associated Press
  • Blues invite Scott Gomez for tryout

    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Blues invited veteran forward Scott Gomez to training camp for a tryout.

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  • Hurricanes reach deal for 2-year extension with LIndholm

    The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to terms for a two-year contract extension with forward Elias Lindholm. The deal will pay the 20-year-old former first-round draft pick $2.5 million in the 2016-17 season and $2.9 million in 2017-18. Lindholm had career-highs of 17 goals, 22 assists and 39 points…

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  • Reaction to the death of Islanders coaching great Al Arbour

    ... I think that tells you a lot about him, that's for sure.'' - Former NHL coach Scotty Bowman on Arbour winning 740 games with Islanders, the most by any NHL coach with one team. ''Al will always be remembered as one of, if not the greatest coaches ever to stand behind a bench in the history of…

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  • Canadian government to auction trove of hockey items

    The Canadian government has one for sale. A crop of hockey memorabilia is up for bids on the government's surplus website. It's a space where millions of dollars worth of seized goods - and stuff the government no longer needs - are auctioned to the public.

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  • NFL Coaching great Arbour dies at 82

    NHL coaching great Al Arbour, who guided the New York Islanders to four straight Stanley Cup titles in the 1980s, has died at the age of 82, the Islanders said Friday. A cause of death was not immediately given but Arbour, a native of Sudbury, Ontario, had been receiving treatment for Parkinson's…

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    Aug 28 (The Sports Xchange) - Legendary Hall of Fame coach Al Arbour, who guided the New York Islanders to four straight Stanley Cup championships in the 1980s, died Friday. He was 82. Arbour was being treated for Parkinson's disease and dementia near his home in Sarasota, Fla. - - The Dallas Stars…

  • Blues' Patrik Berglund to undergo right shoulder surgery

    St. Louis Blues forward Patrik Berglund will undergo surgery on his right shoulder and will be evaluated in four months. The 27-year-old Berglund was hurt in training for the upcoming season. Berglund was a first-round draft pick of the Blues and the 25th overall selection in 2006.

    The Associated Press
  • LA Kings sign Russian D Damir Sharipzyanov to 3-year deal

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) -- The Los Angeles Kings have signed defenseman Damir Sharipzyanov to a three-year contract.

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  • NHL's Mike Richards charged with controlled substance

    Mike Richards, an NHL free agent whose contract was terminated by the Los Angeles Kings, was charged with possession of a controlled substance. Police say a 30-year-old male was arrested and released June 17 after the RCMP was notified that a controlled substance had been intercepted in Emerson,…

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