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  • Dallas Stars Training Camp Observations, Day 2: Jussi Rynnas, John Klingberg Standout in Scrimmage

    The battle for backup goaltender will be closely watched this preseason, and Jussi Rynnas is the first to truly standout. The Dallas Stars held another scrimmage on Saturday, in front of a rather spirited crowd at the Fort Worth Convention Center. This time Jason Spezza's team took on Jamie…

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  • Top 25 Under 25: #5 Jonathan Drouin

    Amid plenty of talk of "managing expectations", predictions and projections of greatness, and a minor training camp injury, Jonathan Drouin enters the 2014-15 season looking to make his mark as a rookie in the NHL. Jonathan Drouin's status as a super-prospect is well-known around NHL circles. …

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  • What is Michael Stone's role next season?

    With only two days left until preseason begins, we check out a Coyote’s player who had two power play goals last season and see what his role will be this upcoming season. Michael Stone was drafted by the Arizona Coyotes 69th overall in the 2008 NHL Entry Level Draft. Third rounders are not…

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  • Stan Bowman doesn't sound worried about salary cap issue

    With the Blackhawks standing a touch over the salary cap, general manager Stan Bowman doesn't sound too concerned about their current financial state. The only storyline for the Chicago Blackhawks over the past month or so, the dead zone of the hockey calendar, has really been the fact that they…

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  • Nick Leddy is available and the Sharks should try to acquire him

    Cap-strapped Chicago is trying to trade a blueliner who would fit perfectly in San Jose. For all the talk about character issues, locker room divides and a lack of mental fortitude causing the Sharks' historic playoff collapse against the Los Angeles Kings last spring, one tangible issue that…

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  • New NHL Rules For 2014-2015: OT and Shootouts

    Among the changes this this year, there are two notable changes with how Overtime and Shootouts are run. First, there is what happens in Overtime (copied from the Puck Daddy article): * Teams will switch ends prior to the start of overtime in the regular season.

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  • Bruins' Pastrnak Tweaks Shoulder

    Pastrnak tweaked his shoulder after taking a hit during Saturday's practice, and is now "very very doubtful" for the Bruin's Black and Gold game, Joe Haggerty of Comcast SportsNet reports.The injury comes at an inopportune time for the 18 year-old rookie, as his ability to withstand the physical…

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  • For the millionth time, there's nothing wrong with Rick Nash, he's good at hockey, leave him alone

    At some point last week, I said I was done defending Rick Nash. Although it didn't argue Nash is a bad player (I don't see many people doing that), the conclusions it was making were downright ludicrous. Since he became a New York Ranger, only four players in the league have a higher g/60 rate…

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  • In Depth Stats: Cory Schneider

    Over the past two plus decades, goaltending has been one of the rock solid strong points for the New Jersey Devils, thanks to Martin Brodeur. The new franchise guy is now Cory Schneider. The other week, I wrote an article about how I felt Cory Schneider would be in contention to win the Vezina…

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  • Saturday's Dump and Chase: Questions? Everybody's Got 'Em.

    Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 7:30 PM EDT. That's 3 days. ITS BASICALLY HERE PEOPLE. The wait is almost over, and with this comes the flood of predictions, questions, problems and critiques of every NHL team, its fans, management and jerseys. So, enjoy your weekend, by this time next week, we will…

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  • Sabres Coach Confident In Enroth

    Sabres head coach Ted Nolan believes Enroth can be a starting goalie in the NHL, reports the Olean Times Herald.

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  • Top 25 Under 25: #16 Jordan Schroeder

    The countdown continues with one of the Wild's newest additions. Coming in at no. 16 in our Top 25 Under 25 rankings is Jordan Schroeder of Prior Lake, MN, who turns 24 at the end of the month and thus will not be eligible for next year's list (the cut off is October 1st). The 5 ft 8 centre was…

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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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  • Flames' Potter Still Recovering From Surgery

    Potter is still a couple weeks away from being cleared for contact following shoulder surgery, the Calgary Herald reports.Potter is hoping to nab one of the final blue line spots available in Calgary, as the first five spots are pretty much locked down. Potter played sparingly with Edmonton and…

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  • Flames' Wotherspoon Awaiting Contact

    After offseason shoulder surgery, Wotherspoon still has yet to receive medical clearance, the Calgary Sun reports.Wotherspoon is one of the contenders for the final few defenseman spots, so he's hoping to get

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  • Pastrnak Aims To Make Bruins' Roster

    Pastrnak worked on a line with David Krejci and Matt Fraser during Friday's training camp session, ESPN.com reports.While that's not a line combo that will stick, with spots open in the Bruins' lineup up front, the 18-year-old Pastrnak could earn a roster spot out of training camp if he can…

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  • Calgary's Backlund Has Abdominal Strain

    Backlund has been limited in his practice with an abdominal strain, according to the Calgary Sun.Backlund should be fine for when the season starts, but be does have a history of being plagued with injuries. He's coming off a 39-point season, his best in the NHL so far.

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