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2 hrs ago | Blue Line Station

New York Rangers Adding Balance To Lineup

The New York Rangers are working on adding balance and depth to their lineup lost in free agency.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, New York Rangers, Chris Kreider, Derek Stepan, Rick Nash, Benoit Pouliot, Glen Sather

6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Avalanche sign F Ryan O'Reilly to 2-year deal

The Colorado Avalanche have avoided arbitration with Ryan O'Reilly by signing the versatile forward to a two-year deal.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, NHL Northwest Division, Ryan O'Reilly, Joe Sakic, Patrick Roy

6 hrs ago | The State

Avs ink O'Reilly to two-year deal

According to the Denver Post, O'Reilly will make $5.8 million this season and $6.2 million in year two of the deal.


Related Topix: Sports, Joe Sakic

7 hrs ago | Raw Charge

Brett Connolly, Richard Panik and the looming fight on the right wing

Can Brett Connolly find a spot on the Tampa Bay Lightning roster come the fall? - Jeff Griffith-USA TODAY Sports Limited opportunity breeds tighter competition.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, Brett Connolly, Richard Panik, Tyler Johnson, Jonathan Drouin, Steven Stamkos

12 hrs ago | CBC News

Hockey player Tim Bozon set to play in France

Kootenay Ice forward and Montreal Canadiens prospect Tim Bozon speaking to media before his expected release from a Saskatoon hospital earlier this year.


Related Topix: Sports, Tim Bozon, NHL Hockey, NHL Northeast Divison, Montreal Canadiens, Canada

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Komets affiliate with Avs, Lake Erie

The Komets have aligned with the NHL's Colorado Avalanche and their American Hockey League team, the Lake Erie Monsters.


Related Topix: Sports, Joe Sakic, Patrick Roy, NHL Eastern Conference, NHL Hockey

The Washington Post

Rangers, Zuccarello agree on 1-year deal

The New York Rangers are avoiding salary arbitration with forward Mats Zuccarello, agreeing to terms with the restricted free agent on a one-year, $3.5 million contract.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Mats Zuccarello, New York Rangers, NHL Atlantic Division

The News Tribune

Maple Leafs sign Booth

The Toronto Maple Leafs signed forward David Booth to a one-year contract, general manager David Nonis announced on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Sports, David Booth

Ducks sign D Sami Vatanen to 2-year deal

He had six goals, 15 assists and 22 penalty minutes in 48 games last season, when he won a bronze medal playing for Finland in the Sochi Olympics.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Anaheim Ducks, Sami Vatanen

Editor in Leaf

Toronto Maple Leafs Fire Claude Loiselle & Dave Poulin, Hire Kyle Dubas As Assistant GM

Toronto Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan made his first major shake-up since being hired, firing assistant general managers Claude Loiselle and Dave Poulin and hiring former Sault Ste.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Toronto Maple Leafs, Tyler Bozak, David Clarkson, NHL Northeast Divison

CBC News

Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane challenged to dance-off

Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane are locked into long-term contracts with the Chicago Blackhawks, so it may be fitting that they continued their long-term relationship as teammates by dancing with each other.


Related Topix: Sports, Jonathan Toews

Detroit Free Press

Senators will be younger and likely to miss playoffs again

The Red Wings came up short on the free-agent market and, as it stands, the 2014-15 squad looks a lot like last season's group.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ottawa Senators, Kyle Turris, Jason Spezza, Mika Zibanejad, Ales Hemsky, Erik Karlsson

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Detroit News

Ted Kulfan checks in on the NHL's offseason moves

With their offseason trades, former Senators forward Jason Spezza, along with linemate Ales Hemsky, could help make the Stars a dark horse in the stacked NHL West.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ottawa Senators, Jason Spezza, Ales Hemsky, Anaheim Ducks, Christian Ehrhoff, Cody McCormick

Panthers' top pick Aaron Ekblad, 18, eager to earn roster spot

2, so they weren't about to let another one slip away. While Barkov had an excellent, but injury-shortened rookie season, the Panthers selected 18-year-old Aaron Ekblad, 6-foot-4, 213-pound captain of the Barrie Colts , last month with their No.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Aleksander Barkov, Florida Panthers, Nashville Predators, Seth Jones, Shea Weber

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

See New York Rangers goalie Cam Talbot's 'Ghostbusters' mask

New York Rangers' Cam Talbot is a fan of Ghostbusters- such a fan that artist David Gunnarsson makes Zuul -covered masks just for the goalie.


Related Topix: Sports, Cam Talbot, NHL Hockey, New York Rangers, NHL Atlantic Division


Report: Stars, Roussel set arbitration targets

Dallas Stars forward Antoine Roussel is asking for $2.35 million in arbitration with the team countering at $1.15 million, according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman.


Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Stars, NHL Hockey, Antoine Roussel, NHL Pacific Division

Bellingham Herald

Maple Leafs sign Cody Franson, avoid arbitration

This is the third straight one-year deal for Franson, who missed most of training camp last season after a contract dispute.


Related Topix: Sports, Cody Franson, Toronto Maple Leafs, NHL Northeast Divison

Bellingham Herald

Blues' Sobotka to play in KHL after arbitration award

St. Louis Blues forward Vladimir Sobotka was awarded a one-year contract through arbitration on Monday, but the team announced that he will play the 2014-15 season in the Kontinental Hockey League.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, Vladimir Sobotka, NHL Central Division

Bellingham Herald

Red Wings GM Ken Holland won't rush prospects

Red Wings general manager Ken Holland understands why some are critical of decisions he made last season and this offseason.


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Hockey, Kris Draper, Ryan Sproul, Riley Sheahan, Tomas Jurco, Danny DeKeyser

Radio Ink

Hockey Coming to KABC

The Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings are expected to announce a new radio deal with Cumulus' KABC Radio today.


Related Topix: Sports, Luc Robitaille