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Morin follows Pronger's lead

Someday, Flyers prospect Sam Morin hopes to remind folks of his idol, Chris Pronger. That's why Morin seeks advice from the former standout defenseman whenever he gets the chance.


Related Topix: Sports, Chris Pronger, Philadelphia Flyers, Robert Hagg, NHL Players

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Nurse, Moroz want to make Oilers think

The pair are thought to be on the outside looking in for spots on the club's NHL roster heading into training camp, but that isn't stopping either from dreaming big. "I just have to go out there every day and play hard.


Related Topix: Sports, Edmonton Oilers, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Taylor Hall, Craig MacTavish, Nail Yakupov, NHL Players

Detroit Free Press

Red Wings optimistic about season as they meet fans at Hockeyfest

Detroit Red Wings star Pavel Datsyuk, right, autographs a jersey for fan Kristin Sorensen, 26, of Berrien Springs during the 2014 Hockeyfest at Joe Louis Arena on Sunday, Sept. 14. / Regina H. Boone / DFP Jimmy Howard and young son James took the ice to meet fans today at Hockeyfest 2014 at Joe Louis Arena.


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, Jimmy Howard, NHL Players, Pavel Datsyuk, Jonas Gustavsson, NHL Central Division

Daily Camera

Avalanche rookie camp takes to the ice

Colorado Avalanche C Joseph Blandisi battles for the puck with D Duncan Siemens during rookie camp practice last year on September 10, 2013 at Family Sports. Fans will get their first chance to see this year's first-round draft pick, Conner Bleackley, on skates Monday at 9:45 a.m. at Family Sports Center.


Related Topix: Sports, Duncan Siemens, Colorado Avalanche, NHL Northwest Division, NHL Players, Chris Bigras, Ryan O'Reilly, Joey Hishon

Sen Shot

Florida Panthers 2014-15 Season Preview

Jun 27, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Aaron Ekblad puts on a team sweater after being selected as the number one overall pick to the Florida Panthers in the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports The Florida Panthers struggled along yet again for most of the 2013-14 season, and were never really a factor with a patchwork lineup and questionable goaltending.


Related Topix: Sports, Florida Panthers, Roberto Luongo, NHL Southeast Division, NHL Players

Arizona hockey fans have almost everything they need

The renaming of the Gila River Arena required an unusual partnership among team owners, state and local governments, and a tribal nation. Eighteen months ago, Arizona hockey fans were not sure they would have a hockey team much longer, management of seemed in limbo, and local government/tribal nation relationships in the State were strained.


Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Coyotes, Shane Doan, Mike Smith, NHL Players

2014-2015 NHL preview: Vancouver Canucks

Last year, the Vancouver Canucks said goodbye to Alain Vigneault, goodbye to Cory Schneider, and eventually even goodbye to Roberto Luongo. In the process, they said goodbye to being a playoff team, and thus in turn said goodbye to John Tortorella, one year after he replaced Vigneault.


Related Topix: Sports, Vancouver Canucks, Chris Higgins, Ryan Kesler, Bo Horvat, Eddie Lack, Radim Vrbata, NHL Players

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Baby Jets done in by 'D'

Nobody wants to throw the baby Jets out with the bathwater but... the future and present had a collision on Friday in that defence was a challenge that held them back. The Winnipeg Jets prospects charged to leads of 3-1 and 4-2 in the second period of Friday's opener of the Canucks Young Stars Classic tournament at the South Okanagan Events Centre but were unable to contain the hopefuls from the Calgary Flames, who posted a 6-4 victory.


Related Topix: Sports, Johnny Gaudreau, Calgary Flames, NHL Northwest Division, NHL Players

The Chilliwack Progress

Sedins bring cash, play ball hockey in Agassiz

When Daniel and Henrik Sedin walked out of Kent elementary's library doors and into the playground on Saturday afternoon, the cheers could be heard from well down the block. The hockey superstars hadn't announced their visit, and for some young fans, the event was too good to be true.


Related Topix: Sports, Vancouver Canucks, Henrik Sedin, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Winter Sports, Henrik Sedin (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Daniel Sedin

Penninsula News Review

Canucks Young Stars contest winners

Carla Seddon, left, of Global Spectrum, and Don Kendall, publisher of the Penticton Western News, presented Vancouver Canucks Young Stars Classic winners with their prizes, which included a ticket package to the tournament, flight, accommodations and a meal. Next to Seddon is Vancouver's Bonnie Lam, Nanaimo's Anita Wilson to the right of Kendall and Trail's Teresa DeBiasio.


Related Topix: Sports, Vancouver Canucks, Henrik Sedin, Jannik Hansen, Dan Hamhuis, NHL Players, NHL Northwest Division

Too Many Men On The Site

NHL News and Links - Quick Shifts: September 13th Edition

Apr 20, 2014; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Matthew Carle celebrates with Steven Stamkos and Tyler Johnson after scoring a goal against the Montreal Canadiens during the third period in game three of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports NHL Quick Shifts is a daily series where we gather up the latest NHL news and links from the FanSided NHL blogosphere, as well as other NHL / hockey blogs.


Related Topix: Sports, Tampa Bay Lightning, Matthew Carle, Tyler Johnson, Steven Stamkos, NHL Players, NHL Southeast Division, NHL Northeast Divison, Montreal Canadiens

NHL rule changes will have little impact on San Jose Sharks

The NHL announced 10 rules changes to go into effect immediately on Thursday, Sept. 12. Even collectively, they will have very little impact on the San Jose Sharks .


Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, Joe Thornton, Tommy Wingels, Alex Stalock, NHL Players, NHL Pacific Division

2014-2015 NHL preview: Toronto Maple Leafs

When the most notable thing that happens in your offseason is that people are surprised that you didn't fire your head coach, things aren't going great. That's the case with the Toronto Maple Leafs .


Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Maple Leafs, James Reimer, Joffrey Lupul, Tyler Bozak, Jake Gardiner, NHL Players, Dave Bolland

Fri Sep 12, 2014

CBC News

Tim Bozon skates with Canadiens after near-fatal meningitis scare

Tim Bozon of the Kootenay Ice was hospitalized following a game against the Saskatoon Blades in March. Tim Bozon was clearly the happiest skater among the 44 players at the opening of the Montreal Canadiens rookie camp on Friday.


Related Topix: Sports, Tim Bozon, NHL Players, NHL Northeast Divison, Montreal Canadiens, Sven Andrighetto, Patrick Holland, Canada

The Montreal Gazette

Habs will retire Lapointe's No. 5 on Nov. 8

Former Montreal Canadiens player Guy Lapointe next to his sweather, following the announcement by the Habs that they will retire his jersey. During press conference in Montreal.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Northeast Divison, Montreal Canadiens

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Great summer training for DePourcq

The Penticton Vees co-captain, through a connection with the team trainer, worked out with former NHLer Cam Barker, who is skating with the Vees to be ready for a new year. "To see him work out a gave me a little more motivation throughout the summer," said DePourcq, who was impressed with Barker's gym.


Related Topix: Sports, Cam Barker, NHL Players, Chicago Blackhawks, Duncan Keith, NHL Central Division, Minnesota Wild, NHL Northwest Division, Nathan Gerbe


NHL roundup: League announces rule changes

The NHL announced Thursday a series of rules changes for the 2014-15 season, following approval earlier in the summer by the League's Board of Governors and the National Hockey League Players' Association. Clipping, charging, elbowing, interference, kneeing, head-butting and butt-ending move from the general category into the same category as boarding and checking from behind.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, Eamon McAdam, Cal Clutterbuck, New York Islanders, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division, New York Rangers, John Moore

Lighthouse Hockey

Upcoming NHL 15 patch puts Martin Brodeur on every NHL team, extending his career forever

Martin Brodeur has said he would like to play for a contender, preferably in the Western Conference and would settle for a back-up position if not given a chance to start. EA Sports is set to release a patch for NHL 15 that will remove all of the league's goalies and replace them with Brodeur, extending the already Hall of Fame goalie's career indefinitely in the virtual world.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Western Conference, New Jersey Devils, Martin Brodeur, NHL Players, Cory Schneider, New York Islanders


Wild sign RW Nino Niederreiter to 3-year deal

The clock was ticking for the Minnesota Wild and free agent right wing Nino Niederreiter with the opening of training camp a week away. Deadlines often spur action, and that's exactly what happened Thursday when the Wild signed Niederreiter to a three-year contract.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, Josh Harding, Niklas Backstrom, NHL Players, Nino Niederreiter, NHL Northwest Division

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Bennett begins NHL journey with Calgary Flames rookie tournament

The fourth overall pick in this year's NHL draft garnered some attention when he couldn't do one at the league's annual combine in June. "I guess if you're wondering about the pull-ups, I did 11 pull-ups today," Bennett said, anticipating the question from the media.


Related Topix: Sports, Morgan Klimchuk, Calgary Flames, Sean Monahan, NHL Northwest Division, NHL Players, Jonathan Toews