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Coyotes split split-squad games with Kings

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Henrik Samuelsson had a goal, two assists and scored in a shootout to lift the Arizona Coyotes to a 5-4 win over the Los Angeles Kings in a split-squad game Monday night. Martin Hanzal had two goals and an assist, and Max Domi added three assists playing on the same line with him and Samuelsson. Domi also scored in the shootout, which ended when Los Angeles'...
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Ducks rally for 5-2 win over Avs in preseason game

Andrew Cogliano and Patrick Maroon scored 44 seconds apart in the third period, lifting the Anaheim Ducks to a 5-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche in a split-squad exhibition game Monday night. Brad Winchester scored twice on Avs goaltender Calvin Pickard, including the tying goal early in the third period. Cogliano gave Anaheim the lead with a wrist shot. Moments later, Maroon knocked...
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2014-15 Philadelphia Flyers Preview: Steve Mason Key To Playoff Chances

The Philadelphia Flyers gambled on Steven Mason as a starting goaltender last season and the move paid off. The former Calder Trophy winner, whose performance had suffered greatly since his 2008-09 rookie campaign, posted a solid 33-18-7 record with a 2.16 goals against average and a .917 save percentage to help the Flyers make the playoffs last season. Mason has resurrected his...
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VIDEO: Pavel Datsyuk Sets Up Tomas Tatar for a Power-Play Goal

One game into the Detroit Red Wings’ preseason schedule, Pavel Datsyuk appears to be in preseason form. Datsyuk set up a Tomas Tatar power-play goal and scored one of his own in a 2-1 victory at Pittsburgh. The Wings are holding their breath a bit, though — Datsyuk left the game with a shoulder injury after taking a hard hit from the Penguins’ Rob Scuderi. But before he departed...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
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Flyers beat Capitals, lose to Leafs in shootout to open preseason

With just 16 days until the regular season, the Philadelphia Flyers began the preparation to opening night. The preseason began as the Flyers split up the camp roster between Philadelphia and London, Ontario. In Philadelphia, Mark Streit and Jake Voracek shined as the Flyers defeated the Washington Capitals, 5-4, at Wells Fargo Center. In London, the Flyers and Toronto Maple Leafs...
Via Flyerdelphia
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Flyers fans boo 'Ice Guys' who replaced 'Ice Girls' at Wells Fargo Center (VIDEO)

The boo-birds were tuned and ready for the Philadelphia Flyers' first preseason game at Wells Fargo Center Monday night. But most of the noise wasn't directed at any skaters during the game — it was for the dudes on the ice during game stoppages.It became very clear early in the game that the crowd's hostility was reserved for the new all-male ice clearing crew who...
Via The Other Paper
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THIRD PERIOD NOTES AND RECAP OF FIRST PRESEASON GAME – PENS LOST 2-1

Had no idea Tony Granato was an assistant coach with the Wings. Biggest story of the night. Paul Martin didn’t seem concerned about playing, really. Penguins got a powerplay early in the third. Bennett and Sutter seem to be building chemistry. Farnham tried to fight some guy. Really strange performance by him. Spaling and Comeau got some work killing penalties. Probably a combo...
Via The Pensblog
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Pittsburgh Penguins Announce Roster For Second Preseason Game

Photo Credit: PittsburghSportingNews.com The Penguins have announced their lineup for Tuesday night’s preseason away game against Columbus. Kasperi Kapanen will get his first taste of NHL competition and Christian Ehroff will suit up in his first preseason game as a Penguin. Goaltenders 1 Thomas Greiss 37 Jeff Zatkoff Defensemen 6 Scott Harrington 8 Brian Dumoulin 10 Christian...
Via The PensNation
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Blackhawks Scrimmage Live Steam

The Blackhawks scrimmage on Monday night will live stream on their website. Click here to watch the action, beginning at 6:30 pm CT. Here are the rosters: The post Blackhawks Scrimmage Live Steam appeared first on Committed Indians.
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New York Rangers look to fill voids

The New York Rangers have some voids to fill in order to make another deep run in the postseason in 2014-2015. Most of the big names remain from last year’s surprise Stanley Cup Finals team, but some key role players have left, leaving some difficult decisions for management and the coaching staff. Forwards Brad Richards, Brian Boyle, and Benoit Pouliot, along with defenseman Anton...
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Eastern Conference Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs

As we continue our 2014-15 season previews in the Atlantic Division, we’ve already looked at the Buffalo Sabres, Florida Panthers and Ottawa Senators. Let’s shift our attention to the Toronto Maple Leafs. Toronto came up nine points short of the playoffs last season. Will … Continue reading → The post Eastern Conference Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs appeared first on Committed Indians.
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All That Has Transpired: Toronto Maple Leafs

We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects. Today, we take a look at the Toronto Maple Leafs. By: Andy Hughes (@PensNation_Andy) Toronto Maple Leafs 2013-14 Season:38-36-8 84 points – (6th Atlantic Division; 12th Eastern Conference) Stephane Robidas will play in the Eastern Conference for the...
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Preseason Game 1: Devils at Rangers

Three months of hockey-less living has been rough, but the Rangers return to the ice tonight against the New Jersey Devils. There are a lot of roster spots open for the taking, and a lot of the guys competing for those spots are in action tonight. Tonight marks the debuts of the highly anticipated Kevin […] The post Preseason Game 1: Devils at Rangers appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
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Bigger issue: unsigned Reilly Smith or Torey Krug?

Reilly Smith (left) and Torey Krug (right)remain unsigned as the Bruins enter trainingcamp. (Photo by Brian Babineau)Last year at this time if I told you Reilly Smith and Torey Krug would be absent from the Bruins training camp…you wouldn’t have really cared—sure, Krug had an electric postseason, but who was this new Smith guy? This year is quite a different story.As another...
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Niklas Folin follows brother’s footsteps, commits to UMass Lowell

(Photo/Omaha Lancers) The UMass Lowell River Hawks will have another Folin as part of their defensive corps. Niklas Folin has committed to the University, following the footsteps of his older brother Christian Folin. The Gothenburg, Sweden native has spent the past few seasons with the Omaha Lancers of the United States Hockey League (USHL), including the past two seasons with incoming...
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Report: Ryan Johansen's agent lowers asking price by $2.6 million

The standoff between the Columbus Blue Jackets and restricted free agent forward Ryan Johansen comes with some ramped up pressure now that training camp has officially begun. According to Aaron Porzline of the Columbus Dispatch, there has been some movement in the increasingly contentious negotions as Kurt Overhardt, Johansen's agent, has come back with a new offer to the Blue...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Did the Arizona Coyotes do enough to bolster their roster this summer?

With training camps officially opening up across the league, and the preseason now almost completely underway, we’re finally getting an actual view at what clubs look like heading into the new campaign. Some teams underwent a complete overhaul and are staring down changes for the new season, while others are looking mighty similar to the product that they iced last season, for...
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Did the Arizona Coyotes do enough to bolster their roster this summer?

With training camps officially opening up across the league, and the preseason now almost completely underway, we’re finally getting an actual view at what clubs look like heading into the new campaign. Some teams underwent a complete overhaul and are staring down changes for the new season, while others are looking mighty similar to the product that they iced last season, for...
Via Puck Drunk Love
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10 predictions for the 2014-15 Avalanche season

The Colorado Avalanche hosted their annual Burgundy/White Game yesterday at DU’s Magness Arena. As hockey fans anxiously await the start of the NHL season, here are 10 predictions for what’s in store for the 2014-15 Avalanche. 1. Nathan MacKinnon will lead the Avalanche in points. As a rookie last season, MacKinnon scored 24 goals and 63 points while playing in all 82 games....
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Five Penguins Predictions Sure to Go Wrong by @PandaPSU

(Pens Camp - Photo Courtesy of penguins.nhl.com)It feels like it was just yesterday that the Penguins were finding a way to lose the series to the NY Rangers. Somehow it is already September 22, and the Penguins' first preseason game is tonight against the Red Wings. For my article this week, I will be detailing five predictions for the upcoming season. For the readers, only...
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Patrick Kaleta reformed; looking to make Sabres again

From Hometown Hockey: There once was a time where Patrick Kaleta was one of the most beloved players wearing the blue and gold of the Buffalo Sabres. With his high energy, agitating style, it was hard not to like him. He was a hometown kid without a ton of talent skating his butt off each […] The post Patrick Kaleta reformed; looking to make Sabres again appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
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San Jose Sharks Pugilist Scott Adds Security

#483142281 / gettyimages.comAccording to CapGeek.com, former Michigan Tech Husky defenseman John Scott is paid $700,000.00 a year to skate around the ice and beat people up. Scott plays an average of 6.44 minutes a game. Other than fighting abilities, Scott has no other hockey talents. His Corsi numbers aren't that good either. That’s quite the racket. Kevin Kurz, CSCNBAYAREA...
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Divvy Bikes Have Never Looked Better

If you’ve been anywhere near downtown Chicago you’ve most likely seen the aqua blue Divvy Bikes all over the place. With their main season of summer coming to a close the people at Divvy Bikes wanted to give their bikes a makeover before winter. The bikes will now dawn the colors of the Chicago Blackhawks and will have 5 different players numbers on the front. We “decided to...
Via Sports Mockery
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PHOTOS: Cast of 'Mighty Ducks' reunite, form 'Flying V'

The reunion that will make 90s kids everywhere incredibly happy finally happened over the weekend, as the cast of “D2: The Mighty Ducks” came together to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the classic film. Everyone’s favorite group of ragtag hockey-playing youngsters that went on to defeat Iceland at the Junior Goodwill Games hung out on Saturday and got into the formation...
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5 Reasons why the Pittsburgh Penguins can win the Stanley Cup

All summer long, the theme has been that the Western Conference is not only superior to the Eastern Conference, but deeper top to bottom. The theme is that the West will continue to dominate as it has over the last several seasons, with the Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings claiming a pair of Stanley […] The post 5 Reasons why the Pittsburgh Penguins can win the Stanley...
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