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Jack Hughes Shows Smarts in Devils Prospects’ Debut

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Rookie centre Jack Hughes need not be too disappointed over the dud he and the New Jersey Devils produced in the No. 1 draft pick's debut in an NHL competitive setting Friday night.
Overlooking the 6-4 loss to Buffalo at the Sabres' pro...

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Canucks Re-Sign Goldobin to 1-Year Deal

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks have re-signed right winger Nikolay Goldobin to a one-year contract.
The team announced the deal on Wednesday, saying the restricted free agent had agreed to a one-way deal worth US$900,000.
Goldobin put up s...

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Senators’ Nick Paul in ‘Make-or-Break’ Season

Nick Paul has been called up and sent down more than the big forward wishes to count.
He's hoping the time is right for him to finally stick in the NHL.
Paul has played 56 times for the Ottawa Senators since making hi...

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What Kyle Dubas’ Interview Says About Oilers Contracts

There are more than a few people who know that the Edmonton Oilers are top-end loaded. Just this week, Dom Luszczyszyn of The Athletic wrote that the Oilers stand no better than a 20% chance of making the playoffs considering they have Connor McDavid surrounded by “Guy, Guy, Guy.” But, Edmonton isn’t in bad shape […]

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Islanders Depth Chart Heading into the 2019-20 Season

In year number two of head coach Barry Trotz on Long Island, the New York Islanders have high expectations after reaching the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs a season ago. They have completely moved on from the loss of their captain, John Tavares, and surprised the NHL with their sweep over the Pittsburgh […]

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Maple Leafs Training Camp News: Kapanen, Kerfoot, Mikheyev, Hyman

The recent signing of Mitch Marner to a Toronto Maple Leafs contract has raised questions about whether the team’s salary structure can be sustained. However, there is finally a wealth of news emerging from the team’s training camp. In this post, I will explore some of the salary news as well as news emerging from […]

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Kings’ Kempe Gets 3-Year, $6-Million Contract

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Forward Adrian Kempe has agreed to a three-year, $6 million deal to stay with the Los Angeles Kings.
The Kings announced the deal Wednesday with Kempe, a restricted free agent who turns 23 next week.
Kempe had 12 goals and 16 assis...

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Connor McDavid Cleared to Practice as He Rehabs Knee

EDMONTON — It's so far, so good for Connor McDavid in training camp as he rehabs his knee.
The Edmonton Oilers' superstar forward was cleared for practice and didn't require a non-contact jersey as the team hit the ice today for the first tim...

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Maple Leafs’ Babcock Needs to Trust Matthews

In early August, The Hockey News’ Matt Larkin posted a snippet from an upcoming article that quoted Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock on franchise centre Auston Matthews’ expected increase in ice time:  At face value, it seems like a good thing, but when you look at Matthews’ average time on ice for the […]

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Krug: No Contract Talks with Bruins

CHICAGO — Torey Krug says there have been no talks with the Boston Bruins on a new contract with one season left to unrestricted free agency.
Despite a breakout playoff performance that helped the Bruins get to Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final, Krug is ...

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