• The Fleury-Murray watch in Pittsburgh is on
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    The Fleury-Murray watch in Pittsburgh is on

    This post is part of Pittsburgh Penguins day at PHT… After a spring and early summer filled with speculation, Marc-Andre Fleury is heading back to where he’s always been — Pittsburgh. But while his city stays the same, the circumstances are more different than ever. It’s still not 100 percent official what in capacity Fleury will report to camp next month, though logic suggests that — after watching Matt Murray backstop the club to the Stanley Cup in June — Fleury will enter the season as Murray’s No. 2. But he wants to be the No. 1. “I love Pittsburgh, and the Penguins are my team; I want to stay with them for the rest of my career,” Fleury said this summer, per NHL.com. “I had some good conversations

  • The future looks bright in Toronto, but no sense rushing prospect Mitch Marner

    The future looks bright in Toronto, but no sense rushing prospect Mitch Marner

    This post is part of Toronto Maple Leafs day at PHT… What remains for Mitch Marner to accomplish in junior hockey? What’s the point of another year in the Ontario Hockey League? Selected fourth overall in the 2015 NHL Draft by the Toronto Maple Leafs, Marner has posted back-to-back 100-point seasons with the London Knights in the OHL. Actually, that’s understating his production. In his draft year, he scored 44 goals and 126 points in 63 regular season games. The following season, he played in six fewer games, with 39 goals and 116 points. He won a Memorial Cup in London this year and was the OHL’s playoff MVP. That’s quite a list of accomplishments. However, it’s possible that following Maple

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    Isles name practice rink after Al Arbour

    The Islanders have announced that their practice rink in East Meadow will be named after the late Al Arbour. The team held a memorial service in honor of Arbour, who was at the helm for the team's four-straight Stanley Cup championships, at the Northwell Health Ice Center on Monday at the new facility, one year after the date of his passing at the age of 82. After the service, general manager Garth Snow announced to the media that the site would be renamed "Al Arbour Rink." "You can tell just how special Al Arbour was, and how much he meant to this organization," said current Islanders captain John Tavares after the proceedings on Monday. "It was a special ceremony." Arbour amassed a 740-537-223

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