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Matt Reitz

  1. Jovanovski takes leadership role in Florida

    Sep 23, 2011, 7:43 PM EDT

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    Edmonton Oilers v Phoenix Coyotes

    The Panthers brought in a gang of young forwards to help improve the team this season. But if the team in South Beach wants to improve over the next few seasons, the veteran leadership of Ed Jovanovkski with the young cats on defense might be just as important.

  2. Hobey Baker winner Andy Miele looks to make NHL this year in Phoenix

    Sep 21, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

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    Andy Miele

    Last year’s Hobey Baker winner Andy Miele looks to earn a roster spot in Phoenix this year. For a man with this much heart and skill, it’s going to to be tough for Don Maloney and the rest of the Coyotes’ management to deny him the opportunity.

  3. PHT Exclusive: Coyotes GM Don Maloney reflects on the offseason

    Sep 17, 2011, 8:30 AM EDT

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    2011 NHL Entry Draft - Rounds 2-7

    Coyotes GM Don Maloney talks to PHT about the offseason, new acquisitions, and insultingly low expectations from the experts.

  4. Kid Kadri looks to crack the Leafs lineup this season

    Sep 17, 2011, 1:10 AM EDT

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    Toronto Maple Leafs v New Jersey Devils

    Former first round pick Nazem Kadri hopes he can find a permanent spot on the Leafs roster this season. He better make a good first impression… because the Leafs aren’t wasting any time this preseason.

  5. Is this Martin Brodeur’s final season?

    Sep 16, 2011, 10:34 PM EDT

    Montreal Canadiens v New Jersey Devils

    38-year-old Martin Brodeur is entering the final year of his contract. Is this going to be his last season before retirement? He’s given it some thought…

  6. Mike Fisher slowly recovering from offseason surgery, could be in doubt for season opener

    Sep 16, 2011, 8:46 PM EDT

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    Nashville Predators v Vancouver Canucks - Game One

    A slow recovery for Predators’ center Mike Fisher from offseason shoulder surgery could mean he’d miss the opening of the 2011-12 season.

  7. Jets have no problems with Byfuglien’s conditioning

    Sep 16, 2011, 7:21 PM EDT

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    Dustin Byfuglien, Nik Antropov

    Not surprisingly, Dustin Byfuglien was faced with plenty of questions about his weight at the first day of Winnipeg’s training camp. But he, nor anyone else on the team, seem to think it will be a problem.

  8. Blues playoff chances will hinge on Jaroslav Halak

    Sep 16, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Minnesota Wild v St. Louis Blues

    It’s been a year since the blockbuster trade that sent Jaroslav Halak to the St Louis Blues. If the Blues want to get to the postseason this year, they’re going to need him to step up his game.

  9. Leafs lock-up Luke Schenn for 5 years

    Sep 16, 2011, 2:37 AM EDT

    Toronto Maple Leafs v New Jersey Devils

    Leafs fans rejoice! Toronto signs their young defenseman to a 5-year deal for approximately $3.5 million per season.

  10. Kings camp to open on Friday, without Doughty

    Sep 16, 2011, 1:37 AM EDT

    Los Angeles Kings v Detroit Red Wings

    The one thing that Kings fans have been dreading all offseason has become a reality: Drew Doughty will hold out as he continues to negotiate a new deal.

  11. Last minute deal: Josh Bailey signs two-year deal for $2.1 million

    Sep 16, 2011, 12:28 AM EDT

    Josh Bailey

    Only hours from owner Charles Wang’s deadline, the New York Islanders and restricted free agent Josh Bailey reached an agreement on a two-year deal.

  12. Brett Hextall: Like father, like son

    Sep 15, 2011, 10:31 PM EDT

    NCAA Men's Frozen Four - Michigan Wolverines v North Dakota Fighting Sioux

    Phoenix Coyotes prospect Brett Hextall has a name you may recognize. If you saw him on the ice, you’d see it’s more than just a name that he shares with his well-known father.

  13. Report: Stars officially file bankruptcy plan to sell the franchise

    Sep 15, 2011, 8:34 PM EDT

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    The Dallas Stars and filed a prepackaged bankruptcy in a Delaware court to facilitate the team’s sale. There’s no need for people to freak out… this was planned and is merely step in the process of selling the team to Vancouver businessman Tom Gaglardi.

  14. The Sharks already have an injury report?

    Sep 15, 2011, 7:58 PM EDT

    San Jose Sharks v Anaheim Ducks

    The Sharks released injury updates on Martin Havlat, Antti Niemi, and Antero Niittymaki today. Can someone please tell them that the season hasn’t started yet?

  15. Ryan Johansen already getting an assist from Jeff Carter

    Sep 15, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Columbus Blue Jackets v Pittsburgh Penguins

    Ryan Johansen has been making an impression with Columbus management and may earn a spot with the big club this season. Since the team picked up Jeff Carter during the offseason, he won’t be saddled with the pressure of a top-6 role.

  16. Rangers prepare for their close-up on HBO’s 24/7

    Sep 15, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

    John Tortorella

    Maybe the league is just planning on skipping the official Winter Classic announcement altogether. The hockey world gets even more confirmation as HBO’s 24/7 cameras invade Rangers practice.

  17. Coyotes do not expect Turris to be signed by the start of training camp

    Sep 15, 2011, 4:16 AM EDT

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    Kyle Turris

    As restricted free agents sign around the NHL, the Phoenix Coyotes are resigned to the fact that Kyle Turris won’t be signed before training camp opens. For Coyotes fans looking for good news on the contract front, you may want to look elsewhere.

  18. Horcoff looks to lead young Oilers… to the playoffs?

    Sep 14, 2011, 9:00 PM EDT

    Edmonton Oilers v Toronto Maple Leafs

    The Edmonton Oilers have a slew of young forwards ready to make their impression on the NHL. But if the team wants to have any success in the standings, they’ll need to grow as professionals and as a team. That’s where captain Shawn Horcoff comes in.

  19. Shocking: Ian White energized to play with Lidstrom

    Sep 14, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    San Jose Sharks v Vancouver Canucks - Game Five

    Talk about signing with the right team. After signing with the Detroit Red Wings as a free agent in the offseason, Ian White will be paired with Nicklas Lidstrom on the blueline.

  20. Blue chip prospect Jacob Markstrom looks sharp for Panthers

    Sep 14, 2011, 1:26 AM EDT

    Florida Panthers v Montreal Canadiens

    Florida Panthers fans should start getting to know the name Jacob Markstrom. After a couple impressive performances this week, the highly-touted prospect is showing that he’s recovered from his serious knee injury.

  21. Life after Tent City; Nikolai Khabibulin looks forward to proving doubters wrong

    Sep 14, 2011, 12:01 AM EDT

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    Nikolai Khabibulin

    Nikolai Khabibulin looks to get his career back on track as he reflects on his time in Tent City. Will he be able to rebound and play the way he did in his final season in Chicago?

  22. Marchand and Bruins continue to negotiate as training camp approaches

    Sep 13, 2011, 10:59 PM EDT

    Brad Marchand

    Brad Marchand wants to be a Bruin. Peter Chiarelli wants Marchand to be a Bruin. Sooner or later, a deal has to get done… right?

  23. Devils have until June before they can be forced into bankruptcy

    Sep 13, 2011, 9:24 PM EDT

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    Dallas Stars v New Jersey Devils

    It’s true that the Devils were unable to pay lenders the $100 million they owed creditors by September 1. But not matter what happens, they’ll have until June to figure out a way to pay.

  24. Skinner looks to follow-up Calder Trophy season with a playoff berth

    Sep 13, 2011, 7:38 PM EDT

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    Carolina Hurricanes v Washington Capitals

    Jeff Skinner accomplished more than most rookies last season. An all-star appearance, 31 goals, 63 points, and a Calder Trophy. Next on the “to-do” list: a playoff berth.

  25. Welcome the newbies: Traverse City fills the offseason void

    Sep 10, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Traverse City Logo

    The dog days of the offseason are finally over! NHL rookies battle each other in the annual Traverse City prospect tournament in Michigan beginning this weekend.

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