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  • Thursday's Dump & Chase: Still Waiting :(

    Waiting for the long holiday weekend. Waiting for training camp. Waiting for the season. Just waiting. Follow @OnTheForecheckAround the Wide Wide World of Hockey

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  • Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL August 28th, 2014

    Former NHL enforcer Rudy Poeschek is facing assault and driving charges following an alleged incident in Kamloops, B.C. last month. Poeschek, who played 364 games and racked up 817 penalty minutes over 12 seasons with the New York Rangers, Winnipeg Jets, Tampa Bay Lightning and St. Louis Blues, is…

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  • Gold medal swimmer Ye enrolls in top China college

    BEIJING (AP) -- China's two-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Ye Shiwen has a new title: College freshman.

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  • Scott Gomez Returning to New Jersey Devils for Training Camp Tryout - What Are His Chances?

    Former New Jersey Devils center Scott Gomez is returning to New Jersey: without a contract and only for training camp on a tryout basis. This post goes over who Gomez is, why he's coming in on a tryout, and what his chances are at the moment. Labor Day is the seemingly official unofficial end of…

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  • Patrick Holway commits to Maine

    Maine has received a commitment from a multi-sport athlete out Cohasset, Mass. Boston Advantage defenseman Patrick Holway has committed to the University of Maine for the 2016-17 season. It's a wonderful school," said Cohasset lacrosse coach James Beaudoin.

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  • PRESS BOX: Clippers, Rivers agree to contract extension

    Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers on Wednesday agreed to a contract extension through the end of the 2018-19 season. Terms of the deal were not disclosed for Rivers, who also serves as the team's president of basketball operations. In the wake of the scandal involving former owner Donald…

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  • A note on NHL expansion rumors

    A few thoughts about the most recent report regarding NHL expansion. NHL expansion seems more and more like a question of "when?" than "if." Recent reports have thrown gasoline on the steadily growing flame by suggesting that the NHL could be ready to expand to as many as 34 teams by 2017. …

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  • Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter CIX: 56-55

    Bouwmeester, a 6'4", 212 lb. defenceman, was born in Edmonton, Alberta on September 27th, 1983. Bouwmeester made his NHL debut that next season, playing all 82 games in 2002-03 and scoring 16 points. Bouwmeester primarily played with Florida's affiliate, the San Antonio Rampage, but was traded in…

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  • Is there a spot for David Rundblad with the Chicago Blackhawks?

    With the Blackhawks potentially exploring trading a defenseman, will David Rundblad get a crack as a top six defenseman? Stan Bowman made a few eyebrows raise when he went out and acquired defenseman David Rundblad from the Phoenix Coyotes last season, giving up a second round pick in order to…

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  • Bruins Sign Jay Pandolfo

    and name Sweeney Providence GM

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  • 2014 Traverse City Tournament: Dallas Stars' Roster Released

    In less than a month these rookies will compete in the eight-team tournament before heading to Fort Worth for camp.

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  • Know Your KU History: Al Oerter

    "I don't think the discus will ever attract any interest until they let us start throwing them at each other." Despite the fact that those words ring truer today than they did when Oerter uttered them, it should not diminish the brilliance of his career, a career that has few rivals in Olympic…

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  • Devils grant tryout to former star Scott Gomez

    Scott Gomez created many highlights while a member of the New Jersey Devils from 1999 to 2007. He had so much success that it earned him a big contract from the New York Rangers as a free agent, a seven-year deal. So not only did Gomez leave, he went to the team's biggest rival. The Prodigal Son…

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  • Chris Therien to join Flyers TV broadcasts; Steve Coates to radio booth

    Chris Therien has served the last six seasons in the Flyers radio booth alongside play-by-play broadcaster Tim Saunders. The former Flyers defenseman, who played more games as a defenseman in orange and black than any other player ever, will join the Comcast SportsNet broadcast team this coming…

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  • A conversation with Ron Hextall, Part 2: Young forwards, Steve Mason, and potential

    In Part 2 of our three-part interview with Flyers general manager Ron Hextall, we discussed the Umberger for Hartnell trade, who Hextall sees filling Hartnell's spot, and if Steve Mason has anything left to prove. Where do you see Umberger fitting in on this team?

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  • Jamie Baker to replace Drew Remenda as TV color commentator

    Bret Hedican will take Baker's place on the radio broadcast. After choosing not to renew longtime television color analyst Drew Remenda's contract, the San Jose Sharks had some pretty huge shoes to fill in finding a replacement. Remenda was beloved by the fanbase and had been with the…

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  • Swiss legend Karl Molitor dies at 94

    Swiss alpine skiing legend Karl Molitor has died at the age of 94, his family announced on Wednesday. Molitor, from the ski resort of Wengen in Switzerland's rugged Bernese Oberland region, won multiple victories in the iconic Lauberhorn downhill. His first win on the Lauberhorn, at 4.48…

  • Who should Blackhawks protect in possible expansion draft?

    An expansion draft is likely coming to the NHL soon. Who should the Blackhawks protect from the likes of Vegas or other possible new cities?

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