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  • Column: Without Scotland, not so great Britain

    After 26 years guiding Manchester United, Alex Ferguson knows better than most that one should always think very, very carefully before breaking up a winning team. Perhaps that helps explain why he donated money to the campaign urging voters in his native Scotland to say ''No'' to independence in…

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  • Five Potential NHL Free Agent Signings in the NCHC

    College hockey has become a breeding ground for players that were initially passed over in the NHL Draft, but developed at a later stage, and went on to have great careers in the NHL. There are more than a few good candidates to do the same playing in the NCHC this year. Here's our look at five…

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  • Don't be selfish, Ryan Johansen

    Ryan Johansen is my favorite Blue Jacket. A common sentiment today after Jarmo Kekalainen's scathing interview with The Dispatch is that the Blue Jackets need to "pay the man his money." He's a star player and you need star players so pay him whatever he wants. Johansen's not asking for a modest…

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  • Future of Olympic golf course in hands of court

    A Brazilian court is set to decide the future of the golf course for the 2016 Olympics, a layout that is being carved out of a nature reserve with luxury high-rise apartments planned around the edges. The city of Rio de Janeiro and the course developer are defendants in a lawsuit that alleges…

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  • Fresh Links: Predatory Issue

    The Bruins rookies face the host Predators rookies at 1pm today.

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  • NHL Rulebook: Friedman on Goalie Interference, Offside "Audits"

    Elliotte Friedman in his latest 30 Thoughts column talked about something that the NHL didn't announce along with its rule changes from last week. As part of the expansion to video replay, the NHL has decided to essentially spend the upcoming season filing away video evidence of two rules…

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  • 2013-14 Canadiens Season Review: Max Pacioretty

    Max Pacioretty evolved into one of the best goal scorers in the league last year, cementing his position among the elite players in the NHL. To say that Max Pacioretty was one of the better goal scorers in the league last year is a slight understatement. Only two players managed to produce a…

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  • Olli Maatta to be cleared for contact for camp?

    Since having shoulder surgery in May, most assumed Olli Maatta wouldn't be ready to start the season in time. While a lot of fans are focusing on the changes in the Pittsburgh Penguins bottom six forwards, the ones on the defense might be just as interesting. The top of the lineup is set- Kris…

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  • London Calling: A Wrap-Up of the Ottawa Senators Rookie Tournament

    The Senators' rookies won two and lost one over the course of their rookie tournament, beating Toronto (6-2) and Chicago (5-4 in overtime), but losing to Pittsburgh (4-3). Overall, the Senators' up-and-coming prospects gave us some reasons to be excited and some reasons to be a little bit worried.…

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  • Tuesday's Dump & Chase: Rookie Tournament Concludes Today

    The final games of the 2014 Rookie Tournament are today, with Tampa-Florida at 10a, followed by your Nashville Predators taking on the Bruins at 1p. If you haven't gotten out to the Ford Ice Center yet, this is a great opportunity...Take a long lunch and join us at the rink!Follow…

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  • Paul 'BizNasty' Bissonnette earns tryout invite from Blues

    The St. Louis Blues are taking a chance on currently unemployed pugilist/Twitter star Paul Bissonnette, more affectionately known as “BizNasty.” The club extended the former Arizona Coyotes forward an invitation to attend training camp on a tryout basis. Bissonnette appeared in 39 games with the…

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  • 2014 Dallas Stars Training Camp: Defenseman Julius Honka Turning Heads In Traverse City

    Young Stars prospect Julius Honka has been a standout player in Traverse City; The Dallas Stars prospects are 3-0 so far in the 2014 Traverse City Tournament and as the team prepares to face in the finals on Tuesday against the Columbus Blue Jackets, one young player in particular is starting to…

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  • NHL training camp: Paul Stastny among new faces in new places

    The anticipation continues to build as NHL training camps begin, but that anxiousness fans are feeling may be nothing compared to that of players looking to make an impact on new teams this year. It’s also an important part of training camp. Paul Stastny (St. Louis Blues): What makes Stastny so…

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  • Islanders News: Tavares still golden, Capuano ready, de Haan determined, Trottier thrilled to teach

    You wanna buy the Islanders, too? Jack Capuano says he's been talking to players all summer, and now the time has come for them to back up their talk with work ethic and the ol' "playing the way we need them to play to win." [Newsday] John Tavares on NHL participation in the Olympics and the…

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  • Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL September 16th, 2014

    Siemens hopes that this year is "his year". Colorado Avalanche prospect Duncan Siemens was the fourth defenseman picked in the 2011 NHL draft, at No. 11. "It's been a different three years, for sure," Siemens said Monday after Day 1 of the Avs' three-day rookie camp.

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  • Tuesday Morning Skate: Hello Good Morning

    My whole day got thrown off, so sorry this is late.

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  • Morning Bag Skate: Teuvo gives us another taste and Stamkos slaps field goals because football

    Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the world of hockey.

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  • WATCH: Blackhawks' Teuvo Teravainen dishes pretty assist

    Chicago Blackhawks fans have been especially excited about Finnish prospect Teuvo Teravainen since he arrived in North America late last season. The highly-skilled center made a name for himself in Finland as a crafty playmaker and he’s been living up to the reputation while participating in a…

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  • Tuesday Caps Clips: Capitals at Flyers Rookie Game Day

    Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Caps' prospects head to NJ to take on the future Flyers, almost all present and accounted for at KCI, Mitch Korn talks goalies and more. Barry Trotz isn't looking to change Alex Ovechkin's game - he's just looking to tweak it, while letting him do what he…

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  • AIBA recognizes Boxing India ahead of Asian Games

    Indian boxers will be allowed to participate at the Asian Games under their national flag after the sport's amateur world governing body gave provisional recognition to a new national federation. AIBA president C.K. Wu issued a statement Tuesday saying the new entity, Boxing India, has been…

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