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Arizona Coyotes prospect profile: Max Domi

The Coyotes may live and die by the young swords this season, with Brandon Gormley and Connor Murphy both expected to crack the top six defensive pairings, as well as guys like Lucas Lessio and Max Domi also possessing good chances to make the team. It’s both a blessing and curse for the organization – on one hand, the NHL product has been less than satisfactory, but on the other...
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Detroit Red Wings prospect profile: Landon Ferraro

The ninth edition of my prospect profile series examines the latest Red Wing to get re-signed: Landon Ferraro. Center – Canada – Age 22 6-foot, ~180 pounds – Shoots Right-handed Drafted 32nd overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft Career Stats (Regular Season Only) Strengths / Weaknesses + Speed, Hockey Awareness, Ray Ferraro - Strength, Capitalizing on Scoring Chances Landon...
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Howard looks to rebound after rough season

The Detroit Red Wings weren’t able to make any significant upgrades over the summer, so if they’re going to improve in 2014-15, it will have to be by getting more from what’s already in their organization. Part of that will come from the natural development of their young players, but they also have some veterans that are expected to improve on their 2013-14 showings. One...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Hiller’s recovery from appendicitis should be quick

Jonas Hiller suffered an appendicitis attack in mid-July that resulted in him having a minor procedure. Calgary Flames GM Brad Treliving recently confirmed that this incident shouldn’t be a factor by the time training camp starts. “The procedure nowadays … they can do it arthroscopically,” Flames GM Brad Treliving explained, per NHL.com. “They’re saying within nine...
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Derick Brassard, Rangers agree to five-year, $25 million deal

Derick Brassard and the New York Rangers have agreed to terms on a new long-term contract and will avoid arbitration. According to Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada and Larry Brooks of the New York Post, the deal will pay $25 million over five years for an annual average of $5 million. Brassard was previously scheduled for an arbitration hearing Monday, which will now be...
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Red Wings News: Alfredsson to wait until ʺlate Augustʺ

Detroit Red Wings veteran forward Daniel Alfredsson is undecided if he will play another season.#481119569 / gettyimages.comTed Kulfan of The Detroit News reports that Alfredsson was, "plagued by an aching back at points during the regular season and playoffs." The 41 year old will take a few more weeks to decide whether or not he is healthy enough to return for another...
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Free agent Mark Cundari signs new deal with Flames

It’s not lost on Mark Cundari, of course. He knows full well that a handful of defenders have vacated the premises. However, even without those relatively seasoned presences — Shane O’Brien, Chris Butler, Derek Smith, Chad Billins, Chris Breen — Cundari isn’t expecting a paved path to the Calgary Flames’ opening-day lineup. Then again, the situation is quite tantalizing...
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New Edmonton Oilers winger Teddy Purcell aims to shoot more often

Teddy Purcell has come full circle after being traded to the Edmonton Oilers, seven years after his first NHL game at Rexall Place. He was a deer in the headlights back then. “I got called up from (Los Angeles AHL farm team) Manchester, was in the airport all day, got delayed and didn’t get to Edmonton until about one o’clock the night before. I didn’t know if I’d even...
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Sabres sign Luke Adam to 1 yr deal

The Buffalo Sabres have locked up Luke Adam for another year. The team announced Sunday that they have signed Adam to a one-year, two-way contract.
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Rangers News: Negotiations continue with Derick Brassard

Arbitration looms as Derick Brassard and New York Rangers continue to negotiate.#494519639 / gettyimages.comAs Derick Brassard told Pat Leondard of the NY Dailey News, "Just this week I was thinking about how excited I am about going back to New York and playing again."Yet he and the Rangers remain about $1.1M apart on his salary, according to Elliotte Friedman of HNIC...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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Evander Kane: What’s The Big Deal?

Evander Kane is a controversial figure lately. (Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports) Over the past few weeks, the Predators community has gone to battle over a player that brings with him loads of controversy and antics: Evander Kane. In one corner are people like Josh Cooper of The Tennessean, who say that Kane’s character issues outweigh his offensive talent. After Cooper’s article...
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He Shoots He Scores The Jonathan Toews Edition

He has one of the most recognizable names not only in Chicago but the entire NHL. Jonathan Toews in his seven seasons with the Blackhawks has developed into one of the top five players in the NHL. As he has over the past few seasons, Toews showed just how valuable he is during the playoffs tallying nine goals and eight assists for 17 points. Now what better way to get your hockey...
Via Beyond The Benches
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Subban wants to 'be a lifer' with Canadiens

Defenseman P.K. Subban reiterated that he intends to sign with the Montreal Canadiens long term as his arbitration hearing approaches. "Obviously I remain adamant on remaining in Montreal and being a Montreal Canadien, and not just for a long time but hopefully for the rest of my career, and be a lifer there," Subban told Breakfast Television in Toronto earlier this week...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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A Lot Of Toughness In San Jose

from Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe, On Oct. 8, when San Jose opens the 2014-15 season against Los Angeles, it’s possible John Scott, Mike Brown, and Micheal Haley could be in uniform. The Sharks re-signed Brown, acquired from Edmonton last season, to a two-year extension. They locked up Scott and Haley on the free market. Scott is the most dangerous fighter in the...
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Rangers Agree with Zuccarello, Kreider; Exchange Numbers with Brassard

The Rangers are on the verge of wrapping up the heavy lifting of the offseason after coming to terms on contracts with RFA’s Chris Kreider and Mats Zuccarello this week. Kreider, as many expected, received a two-year bridge deal worth just a shade less than $5MM total. Zuccarello meanwhile got just a one-year pact calling […]
Via Ranger Nation
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PK Subban wants to be Canadiens lifer

Defenseman P.K. Subban knows where he wants to be for the rest of his career. Subban is scheduled for an arbitration meeting on August 1 after finishing up a two-year, $3.75 million contract. He said earlier this week that he would like to stay with the team for the remainder of his career. “Obviously I remain adamant on remaining in Montreal and being a Montreal Canadien, and...
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The Next Captain of the New York Rangers

Playing on an original six team is a privilege in and of itself.  Being named the captain of one, is an entitlement that very few have earned.  In their 88 years as a National Hockey League franchise, the New York Continue reading The post The Next Captain of the New York Rangers appeared first on NYR Center Ice.
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The case for Peter Mueller

With the NHL offseason in full swing, and fewer players on the market, it’s time to look at cheap, low-risk, high-reward options and one guy comes to my mind: Peter Mueller. For the people unaware, Mueller has spent the past year in Switzerland with the Kloten Flyers of the National League A (NLA). In 2013-14, […]
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Danny DeKeyser Says Contract Will Be Done Before Training Camp

from Steve Amorose of Fox 17 (western Michigan), DeKeyser, 24, just finished his first full season with the Detroit Red Wings, scoring four goals and adding 19 assists while being a plus-10 in 65 games. He played in all five of the Red Wings playoff games against the Boston Bruins. “Obviously wish we did a little bit better and made it a little bit further in the playoffs...
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Capitals News: Nathan Walker, first Austrailian signs ELC

Most players in the NHL come from Canada, The United States, or Sweden. That is not the case for 20-year-old Nathan Walker, being the first ever Australian player in the NHL.The Washington Capitals have just signed Walker to a three-year entry-level contract, according to Monumental Network.via flickr.comWalker had played in the AHL team, the Hershey Bears, for the 2013-14 campaign...
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After time in Nashville, Joel Ward brings unique outlook on new Capitals Coach Barry Trotz

Joel Ward’s fourth head coach in four seasons happens to be an old friend, so when the forward arrived at the team’s practice facility for its annual offseason blood drive on Saturday afternoon, he came as the unofficial liaison for Barry Trotz, the player who best knows what makes the new bench boss tick. “I think now I’ve got to tell some guys a few things,” Ward said...
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P.K. Subban Not Talking About Contract Negotiations

from Brenda Branswell of Hockey Inside/Out, P.K. Subban declined to talk about his contract negotiations with the Canadiens during an appearance Saturday at the RBC Canadian Open. The Canadiens defenceman is coming off a two-year $5.75 million contract and filed for salary arbitration earlier this month. The hearing is scheduled for next Friday. “Today is not about...
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NHL veteran Jason Williams returning to North America

After spending two seasons with HC Ambri-Piotta of Switzerland’s top league, it looks like Jason Williams is attempting a North American comeback. The AHL Oklahoma City Barons announced that they have signed him to a minor-league contract. The Barons are the AHL affiliate of the Edmonton Oilers. Williams is a veteran of 455 NHL games and had 94 goals and 227 points over the course...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Walker, first Australian ever drafted, signs with Capitals

Nathan Walker has taken another step forward in his journey to make the NHL from the unusual starting point of Australia. The Washington Capitals have signed him to a three-year, entry-level contract, per the Monumental Network. The 20-year-old forward became the first Australian ever drafted when Washington took him with the 89th overall pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Setting...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Video: 1979 New York Rangers pitch Sasson Jeans

Here’s a blast from the past. Watch as the 1979 New York Rangers (yes, that means Phil Esposito and others) promote Sasson Jeans. There’s a whole lot of skating in jeans and bad singing. What’s not to love?
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