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  • Wilderness Walk: Camp Edition

    Day 1 of training camp concludes around the NHL

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  • Quick Strikes for Saturday, September 20

    Welcome to day 3 of training camp! Here's some links to get you started and excited for the day. Anaheim Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau, Ducks GM Bob Murray, and Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf have reacted to Teemu Selanne's new biography that was published in Finland. Sean Gentille and Dimitri Filipovic…

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  • Dallas Stars Daily Links: It's Time to Feel Good Again

    Jason Spezza scored on Kari Lehtonen today, and we're not even upset. Giroux and Doughty may be missing training camp, but Ralph Strangis and Patrik Nemeth are doing just fine. Real Stars hockey was played yesterday.  Jason Spezza scored on Kari Lehtonen, and referees even approved of it.  Today…

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  • Sabres Links: Reinhart enjoying Buffalo, a look back at the draft, goalie battle begins

    Buffalo has been kind to Sam Reinhart thus far. He's just one of the players who seems happy to be here at the start of the year.Sabres Links

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  • IOC's Bach says sports and politics do mix

    Sports must acknowledge its relationship to politics and big business and work with those who run global society while still maintaining its neutrality, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said Saturday. In a speech at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, Bach said those…

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  • The Age Of The Goons Is Over?

    The issue of concussions with all its after effects is on-going. Continual lawsuits against the NHL keep pouring in from former NHL players so the issue is far from dead. Some players involved in these lawsuits rarely played an NHL game and get labeled as "cashing in" , especially after the whole…

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  • ASU Hockey: Behind Ryan Ostertag's hat trick, Sun Devils open 2014 with 8-3 win

    Arizona State's first night as defending champions ended with an 8-3 victory over visiting Niagara. Fresh off a national championship, Arizona State hockey opened up their title defense on Friday night with the first game of a two-game series with Niagara. The Purple Eagles aren't known as a…

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  • IOC: Flexible rules could allow baseball's return

    The adoption of a more flexible approach to the Olympic program could allow for the return of baseball and other sports that have been dropped from the games, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said Saturday. Asked on the sidelines of meetings at the Asian Games, Bach declined…

    The Associated Press
  • David Leroux's Homage To Calvin & Hobbes, In Mask Form

    This would be really useful in Calvinball. Via the Calvin & Hobbes subreddit comes this fantastic goaltender mask picturing a grown up Hobbes and Spaceman Spiff on the back.  I think a shot of The Hideous Blob on the back with Spiff would be even better, but this mask it great as is. The mask was…

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  • Clukey wins again at USA Luge start championships

    Julia Clukey and Chris Mazdzer have their luge seasons off to winning starts. Clukey won the women's title for the seventh time, Mazdzer took the men's race, and the doubles team of Justin Krewson and Tristan Jeskanen all prevailed Friday night at USA Luge's annual start championships, held on the…

    The Associated Press
  • Leafs' Clarkson Injured, Misses First Day Of Camp

    Clarkson missed the first day of Leafs' training camp with an undisclosed injury, according to Sportsnet 590TheFAN.There was no word of the type of injury, but it is considered day to day.

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  • Detroit Red Wings Training Camp: Day One Impressions, Thoughts, & More

    This morning was pretty surreal.. Nice chilly morning in Traverse City, Michigan, walking into Centre Ice, getting checked in, and setting up right along outside the half-boards.. Off in the distance you can hear Griffins equipment manager Brad Thompson diligently sharpening skates, and you see…

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  • Updated look at the Sharks lineup following Day 1 of camp

    A look at the line combinations and defense pairings the Sharks are running to open training camp.

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  • Dallas Stars 2014 Training Camp Observations: Jason Spezza, Radek Faksa Impress in Scrimmage

    The Stars had a scrimmage on Friday, and we have some observations to share. The Dallas Stars hit the ice on Friday officially for the first time since the Game 6 loss to the Anaheim Ducks in April, in what was a rather lively and energetic practice for Group A that then rolled into a scrimmage…

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  • Preds Invite Free Agent Lee To Camp

    The Predators have invited Lee to training camp on a tryout basis, according to the team's official website.The odds of Lee cracking the Preds' roster are slim, since he missed the entire 2013-14 season due to a knee injury, and has never played a full 82-game season in his entire career. However,…

    CBS Sports
  • New York Islanders Training Camp: Five forwards sign PTOs

    With the opening of training camp Thursday -- physicals and media today, skating tomorrow -- the New York Islanders also announced five additional names to fill out the camp roster. The following five have signed professional tryout contracts -- some are already on minor-league deals -- and can…

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  • Five for Fantasizing: Join the pack

    Training camps are underway and it's time for a new year of fantasy hockey. Now that the preseason is less than a week from getting underway, it's time for fantasy hockey to begin. With that in mind, there will be an official Five for Howling fantasy league this season.

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  • Nurse, Draisaitl, and Roster Battles At Training Camp

    If Darnell Nurse is unsteady or his play is unven, but he's a better overall player than Andrew Ference, Nurse deserves the minutes ahead of Ference. If any player, be it Oscar Klefbom, Martin Gernat, Dillon Simpson or David Musil is better than Ference, he should play no matter his proclivity for…

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  • Top 25 Under 25: Mario Lucia

    Lucia, the son of the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers head coach, Don Lucia, decided to play at his dad's alma mater at Notre Dame. In two seasons, spanning 72 games, Lucia has scored 28 goals, helped on 26 other ones, for a total of 54 points. A speedy winger with some good size already,…

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