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3 hrs ago |

Top Shelf: With Spezza, Stars aim high in West

Following a season which ended with the Los Angeles Kings getting crowned Stanley Cup champions for the second time in three years, it's become patently obvious the Western Conference is a step above the East.


Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Stars, Tyler Seguin, NHL Players, Alex Chiasson, NHL Western Conference, NHL Pacific Division, Jason Spezza

4 hrs ago |

Ducks sign Heatley to 1-year deal

Under diminishing ice time, Heatley totaled 12 goals and 16 assists over 76 regular-season games for the Minnesota Wild last season, adding one goal and five assists in 11 postseason appearances.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Northwest Division

5 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Sharks' Tomas Hertl says sore knee nothing to worry about

Tomas Hertl indicated Wednesday that the tenderness in his right knee that will keep him out of the Sharks prospects game is nothing more than the result of two days of practice after staying off the ice for more than a month.


Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, Tomas Hertl, NHL Players, Ice Skating, Winter Sports, Dustin Brown, Los Angeles Kings, NHL Pacific Division, Vladimir Sobotka

5 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Devils make Schneider goaltender of future

The New Jersey Devils provided some long- term stability in their crease on Wednesday, signing goaltender Cory Schneider to a multi-year contract extension.


Related Topix: Sports, Cory Schneider, New Jersey Devils, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division

8 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Blackhawks, Toews, Kane reach 8-year extensions

Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane wanted to stay in Chicago and the Blackhawks wanted to keep the high-scoring forwards in the only NHL uniform they have ever known.


Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Blackhawks, Jonathan Toews, NHL Players, NHL Western Conference, Los Angeles Kings, NHL Pacific Division

8 hrs ago | USA Today

NHL stars Toews, Kane get massive extensions

Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane agree to eight-year deals Extensions will keep Blackhawks stars in town through 2022-23 season Check out this story on Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USATODAY.


Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Central Division, Jonathan Toews, NHL Players, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin

8 hrs ago | CBC News

Predators re-sign defenceman Mattias Ekholm

Mattias Ekholm and the Nashville Predators have come to terms on a new two-year contract.


Related Topix: Sports, Nashville Predators, Mattias Ekholm, NHL Players, NHL Central Division

11 hrs ago | KMIZ

Crosby to have wrist surgery

The Pittsburgh Post Gazette reported late Tuesday night that Sidney Crosby will have arthroscopic surgery on his right wrist in the next few days.


Related Topix: Sports, Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL Players

16 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Wings trade talk: Capitals' Green would fit well in Detroit defense

The Red Wings were unable to lure that top-four defenseman they sought during free agency, leaving a trade as the only option to make a significant upgrade on the back end.


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, Pavel Datsyuk, Brian Rafalski, Tomas Tatar, Tomas Jurco, NHL Players, Henrik Zetterberg

20 hrs ago |

Ottawa Senators general manager Bryan Murray diagnosed with cancer

Bryan Murray, shown here discussing the trading of Jason Spezza earlier this month, has been with the Senators since the 2003-04 season, first as a head coach before replacing the fired John Muckler as GM in 2007.


Related Topix: Sports, Ottawa Senators, Bryan Murray, NHL Players, Jason Spezza, Clarke Macarthur, Bobby Ryan, Robin Lehner

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Contra Costa Times

San Jose Sharks give James Sheppard a one-year deal

The Sharks signed forward James Sheppard to a one-year, $1.3 million contract Tuesday, leaving defenseman Jason Demers as the only regular from last season's lineup not in the fold.


Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, Jason Demers, Matt Irwin, NHL Players, NHL Pacific Division

The News Tribune

Sharks sign F James Sheppard to 1-year deal

Sheppard is the second restricted free agent to reach a deal with the Sharks this week.


Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, Tommy Wingels, NHL Players

A Winning Habit

Four NHL Teams to Lookout For Next Season

The Blue Jackets had a rough entry into the National Hockey League. They were founded as an expansion team in 2000.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Atlantic Division, Pittsburgh Penguins, Jack Johnson, NHL Players

Rock Hill Herald

Boston Bruins plan new practice facility in city

Team President Cam Neely announced Tuesday that the Bruins have signed a letter of intent for a longterm lease with Boston Landing, a mixed-used development planned for the city's Allston-Brighton neighborhood.


Related Topix: Sports, Boston Bruins, NHL Northeast Divison


Wild to begin digital ticketing for season tickets

The Wild's Matt Cooke, left to right, Justin Fontaine and Jonas Brodin celebrate Fontaine's goal during the first period of Game 4 against the Chicago Blackhawks on May 9, 2014 in St. Paul.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Northwest Division

Options scant for leftover NHL free agents

Approximately $515 million was spent on 86 free-agent signings or re-signings July 1, the day the NHL market opened.


Related Topix: Sports, Glen Sather, NHL Players, Martin Brodeur, New Jersey Devils, Boston Bruins, Tuukka Rask, Michael Del Zotto

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Duhatschek: Iginla believes Colorado are legitimate Cup contenders

Boston Bruins' Jarome Iginla walks out to skate at his old stomping grounds at the Saddledome in Calgary, Alta., Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.


Related Topix: Sports, Boston Bruins, NHL Northeast Divison, Jarome Iginla, NHL Players, NHL Western Conference, Colorado Avalanche, Alex Tanguay, Paul Stastny

Spezza says he's a Star for a reason

The 31-year-old center was interviewed as a star of tomorrow by ESPN The Magazine at age 15. His decision on his junior team made him a hated man in his hometown of Mississauga, Ontario.


Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Stars, Tyler Seguin, NHL Players, Vernon Fiddler, Cody Eakin, Jason Spezza, Ottawa Senators

The News Tribune

Predators' Fisher has ruptured Achilles tendon

In a statement released by the team Monday, Predators general manager David Poile said Fisher underwent surgery Thursday after rupturing the Achilles during a training session.


Related Topix: Sports, Nashville Predators, Barry Trotz, Pekka Rinne, Mike Fisher, NHL Players, NHL Central Division, James Neal

CBC News

Dan Boyle excited to join Original Six, big market Rangers

Dan Boyle spent six seasons in San Jose before the Sharks decided to go in another direction.


Related Topix: Sports, New York Rangers, Martin St. Louis, Dan Girardi, Brian Boyle, Brad Richards, Ryan McDonagh, NHL Players