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Sharks Injury Update: Raffi Torres will miss start of next season

The San Jose Sharks have announced that forward Raffi Torres will miss the start of the upcoming season after undergoing surgery. #488462333 / gettyimages.comTorres underwent surgery to alleviate an infection on his right knee. During the 2013-2014 season Torres underwent surgery to repair his ACL that he tore during the preseason. According to Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson...
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Red Wings morning news: on Zetterberg’s ‘outlook,’ Swedish collaborations, Mantha and Kevin Porter

Several Red Wings-related stories hit the wires early this morning, so I'm up a little early to note them, as well as this (it looks like the weather's holding up for Danny DeKeyser's flight with the Blue Angels): .@DeKeyser5 will take flight in this guy with the @BlueAngels this afternoon! pic.twitter.com/keGeHEziyh — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings...
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Fantasy Hockey 2014-15: Dallas Stars’ Jamie Benn Tops Left Wing Rankings

Fantasy hockey season is right around the corner and NESN.com has you covered with rankings at each position. This edition features left wing, a position with plenty of depth but not as much top-tier talent as right wing or center. Without further ado, let’s take a look at the top left wingers you should consider drafting regardless of the scoring settings that your fantasy league...
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Colorado Avalanche training camp preview

After making the playoffs for the first time in four years, the Colorado Avalanche have high expectations heading into their 2014 training camp, which is expected to get underway September 18th at Family Sports Center in Centennial, CO. The Avalanche’s annual training camp is free for fans to attend. 2013-14 season review: The Avalanche went 52-22-8 (112 points) in the regular...
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Shawn Thornton Skates At Bruins’ Captains’ Practice Wearing Panthers Gear (Photos)

Boston Bruins fans got their first look on Tuesday at what life without Shawn Thornton might look like — well, sort of. Thornton is still in the Boston area, and he was on the ice Tuesday morning at Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington, Mass., where he skated with a handful of ex-teammates at Bruins captains’ practice. The veteran enforcer wasn’t wearing any black and gold or a spoked...
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Top 10 fantasy hockey players

It’s that time of year again! It’s almost time for hockey and the smell of vulcanized rubber is in the air. That also means it’s time for fantasy hockey, because it’s not good enough to yell at the players on your favorite team for letting down your favorite team when you can yell at them for letting down your fantasy team as well. With that in mind, there are more than a...
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Not Last Year’s New York Rangers

from Andrew Gross of The Record, To repeat as conference champs, bigger-than-expected contributions have to come from unexpected places. Look, given a choice between a roster with Brian Boyle (Lightning), Stralman, Pouliot and Brad Richards (Blackhawks) or Matthew Lombardi, Lee Stempniak, Tanner Glass and Dan Boyle, I’ll take the first grouping. But Dan Boyle, at 38...
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WBS Pens Welcome Back Kostopoulos For 2014-15

A familiar face will be returning to the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins, AHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, for the 2014-15 season. Captain Tom Kostopoulos will return to play his seventh season in Wilkes-Barre Scranton. Kostopoulos played 71 games last season, and led the Penguins with 22 goals and 47 points. The 35-year-old Kostopoulos was member of the introductory Wilkes...
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Potential Rangers training camp surprises

Immediately after July 1, it looked like the Rangers would have several forward spots open to competition at training camp. However, the eventual signings of Matt Lombardi, Lee Stempniak and Kevin Hayes have made it much more difficult for anyone else to earn a spot in the lineup. The likes of J.T. Miller, Jesper Fast and […] The post Potential Rangers training camp surprises...
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TheNYRBlog Rick Nash Challenge

Everyone is aware of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that has swept the world by storm raising tens of millions of dollars to combat that terrible disease. Well, I have a different kind of challenge for Blueshirt fans, that, if done correctly, could lead to a Stanley Cup for the Rangers. It’s no secret that Rick Nash has hit rock bottom in New York. He’s suffered multiple concussions...
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Montreal Canadiens Depth Chart 2014 2015

Montreal Canadiens C 1. David Desharnais  2. Tomas Plekanec  3. Lars Eller  4. Manny Malhotra  L 1. Max Pacioretty  2. Alex Galchenyuk  3. Michael Bournival  4. Travis Moen  R 1. Brendan Gallagher  2. P. A. Parenteau  3. Rene Bourque  4. Dale Weise  5. Brandon...
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Minnesota Wild Depth Chart 2014 2015

Fantasy Pool Guide 2014-15 $9.99 Minnesota Wild C 1. Mikko Koivu  2. Mikael Granlund  3. Erik Haula  4. Kyle Brodziak  5. Jordan Schroeder  L 1. Zach Parise  2. Thomas Vanek 3. Matt Cooke  4. Jason Zucker  R 1. Jason Pominville  2. Charlie Coyle  3. Nino...
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New York Rangers great Carol Vadnais dies at 68

Carol Vadnais, who will always have a special place in hockey history, died at age 68, the New York Rangers announced Sunday. A cause of death was not announced, but former Canadiens teammate Serge Savard told Le Journal de Montreal (via the New York Times) that Vadnais had been suffering from cancer. The longtime NHL defenseman will be in hockey history books for years to come...
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It's Sept. 1, and Kuemper, Niederreiter remain unsigned

It’s Sept. 1 (happy Labor Day everybody), meaning in 17 days, Wild players report to training camp for physicals and fitness testing. On Sept. 19, players take the ice for the first time. The only question right now is whether Nino Niederreiter and Darcy Kuemper will be there with the rest of their teammates. As of now, both restricted free agents remain unsigned, meaning their...
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Atlantic Division Outlook: Tampa Bay Lightning

Weil the NHL season is almost here for the Boston Bruins. In this article we will preview this year's Tampa Bay Lightning team.
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KHL president hints at return to Russia for Ovechkin, Malkin

Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin are proud Russians. They have represented their country repeatedly on the international stage, having won many a gold medal at various world championships. As a result, despite their playing in the NHL half a world away, they remain among the biggest sporting celebrities in their country. Naturally, their countrymen would prefer to see them playing...
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Los Angeles Kings Depth Chart 2014 2015

Fantasy Pool Guide 2014-15 $9.99 Los Angeles Kings C 1. Anze Kopitar  2. Jeff Carter 3. Jarret Stoll  4. Mike Richards 5. Jordan Nolan L 1. Marian Gaborik  2. Tanner Pearson  3. Dwight King  4. Kyle Clifford  R 1. Dustin Brown 2. Tyler Toffoli  3. Justin Williams...
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Bruins' Brad Marchand, Patrice Bergeron make you feel things in trailers for NHL 15

"I just took a trip to hockey heaven. They turned it up way past eleven. My face just melted and my heart did too," Brad Marchand.Two Boston Bruins made trailers for the new NHL 15, and you'll never feel the same after you experience Brad Marchand serenades you:I don't..I don't understand how to respond to this.Will you please help me, Patrice Bergeron, with...
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Is Blues' Cole done paying dues?

The past few years have been rewarding for Blues defenseman Ian Cole, on some levels. He has made a healthy amount of money, $750,000 last season, an NHL rate of $875,000 the previous two. That keeps gas in the car, pays the rent and then some for most lads in their early 20s. What’s more, Cole has spent most of the past three seasons in the NHL, aka “the show,” aka the best...
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Review and Preview: Washington Capitals

One way or another, the red will rock in DC.#159184798 / gettyimages.comHello! This will be a synoptic feature Mon-Sat the next five weeks to gear up for the start of the 2014-'15 season. We're going in reverse alphabetical order and alternating between the Eastern and Western Conferences, because why not?Washington CapitalsReviewRoster changes, IN: D Matt Niskanen, D Brooks...
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Blue Jackets’ Ryan Johansen Could Holdout

After reaching the postseason last season, the Columbus Blue Jackets may find themselves without a top player to begin camp this year. Center Ryan Johansen and the Blue Jackets have had a rough summer finalizing a new contract, and with time running out, the team is preparing for a holdout, according to the Columbus Dispatch. […]
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Schultz deal might complicate Avs’ talks with RFA Barrie

Defenseman Tyson Barrie might have been very happy when the news broke that Justin Schultz had agreed to a one-year, $3.657 million contract with the Edmonton Oilers. Barrie, who remains a restricted free agent, is in a similar position with the Colorado Avalanche in the sense that he’s an offensive defenseman who is coming off of his entry-level deal and is likely to end up with...
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Boudreau thinks Heatley’s a better fit with Perry/Getzlaf than Penner

The Anaheim Ducks took a chance last season on the idea that Dustin Penner could play on their top line after averaging just 12:41 minutes per game in 2013 with Los Angeles. Penner had 13 goals and 32 points in 49 games until Anaheim decided to trade him to the Washington Capitals, where he played a much smaller role and consequently saw his production plummet. With that experiment...
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Minnesota Wild: Prospects Tournament Roster

Here's the roster for the Traverse City Prospects Tourney. You can see that the Wild have a few ex-college hockey players on the roster. Forwards 82 Olivier Archambault 6-0 190 Left 2/16/93 Le Gardeur, Quebec Quebec QMJHL 38 19 27 46 37 INVITEE80 Jessey Astles 6-2 205 Left 6/4/93 Coquitlam, British Columbia Tri-City WHL 50 11 9 20 67 INVITEE62 Brady Brassart 6-2 196 Right 6/15...
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Western Conference Preview: Los Angeles Kings

When you’re defending the Cup, you’ve earned the right to be our final preview from the Pacific Division. After looking ahead at the Flames, Oilers, Coyotes, Canucks, Sharks and Ducks, let’s discuss the 2014-15 Los Angeles Kings. Additions: Adam Cracknell … Continue reading → The post Western Conference Preview: Los Angeles Kings appeared first on Committed Indians.
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