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  1. Another sad end: Rick Rypien found dead at age 27

    Aug 15, 2011, 9:51 PM EDT

    Rick Rypien

    Former Canucks tough guy Rick Rypien was found dead at his Alberta Home by a family member. Rypien was just 27 years old. This post has been updated with a possible cause of death and a statement from the Winnipeg Jets.

  2. Don Granato named head coach of USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program

    Aug 15, 2011, 7:47 PM EDT

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    Don Granato – brother of Cammi and Tony Granato – was named the head coach of the USNTDP’s Under-17 Team today.

  3. Could Trent Hunter fit in well with Anaheim?

    Aug 15, 2011, 6:35 PM EDT

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    Trent Hunter

    Now that Trent Hunter is an unrestricted free agent, could the Anaheim Ducks provide him a nice landing spot?

  4. Today’s must-click link: The human toll of fighting

    Aug 15, 2011, 6:02 PM EDT

    Dennis Seidenberg, Ryan Kesler

    If there’s one link you should click on today, it’s the one we’ve got for you about the human toll of fighting in the NHL.

  5. Score one for the Comries: Mike Comrie and Hillary Duff expecting first child

    Aug 15, 2011, 5:22 PM EDT

    Mike Comrie, Hillary Duff

    It’s good to see that one the NHL’s celebrity couples won the race to have the first super celebrity baby.

  6. The lost restricted free agent: Winnipeg’s Zach Bogosian

    Aug 15, 2011, 3:23 PM EDT

    Zach Bogosian

    While we’ve been locked in on talking about Drew Doughty and Luke Schenn of late as restricted free agents waiting for deals, Winnipeg’s Zach Bogosian is another guy waiting to be signed.

  7. Report: Failed prospect Fabian Brunnstrom to get try out with Red Wings

    Aug 15, 2011, 2:13 PM EDT

    Carlo Colaiacovo, Fabian Brunnstrom

    After failing with Dallas and his contract running out with Toronto, Fabian Brunnstrom will get another shot to make it in the NHL with Detroit in training camp.

  8. Montreal adds depth, signs Jeff Woywitka to one-year, two-way deal

    Aug 15, 2011, 11:49 AM EDT

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    Jeff Woywitka

    In need of some insurance on the blue line, the Canadiens added former Stars and Blues defenseman Jeff Woywitka.

  9. Pens GM Shero: Sidney Crosby hasn’t needed to be shut down this summer

    Aug 15, 2011, 10:02 AM EDT

    Ray Shero

    Penguins GM Ray Shero beat everyone to the punch saying that Pens captain Sidney Crosby did not need to be shut down at all during the summer.

  10. Son of Popeye: Seth Jones is the future of defense for Team USA

    Aug 14, 2011, 11:35 PM EDT

    Seth Jones

    Seth Jones is one of the rising stars for Team USA’s World Junior program and growing up the son of former NBA player Ronald “Popeye” Jones gives him some impressive blood lines.

  11. Sidney Crosby’s status could be addressed by Dan Bylsma tomorrow

    Aug 14, 2011, 11:04 PM EDT

    Sidney Crosby

    After the rumors about Sidney Crosby’s potentially delayed start to the season, Dan Bylsma will be addressing that on Monday morning.

  12. More throwbacks: Former Sharks defenseman Andrei Zyuzin looking at NHL return

    Aug 14, 2011, 9:04 PM EDT

    Andrei Zyuzin

    Jaromir Jagr might not be the only guy coming back to the NHL this year from the KHL as former Sharks first round pick Andrei Zyuzin may be coming back after being out of the NHL since 2008.

  13. Nikolai Khabibulin is home from ‘Tent City’ now

    Aug 14, 2011, 6:00 PM EDT

    Nikolai Khabibulin

    Nikolai Khabibulin was released from “Tent City” just after midnight on Saturday.

  14. Senators might be stuck with their logjam on defense

    Aug 14, 2011, 4:40 PM EDT

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    The Senators might experience a logjam on defense if they can’t trade one of their expendable veterans, such as Sergei Gonchar or Filip Kuba.

  15. Report: Sidney Crosby might not be ready for the start of the 2011-12 season

    Aug 14, 2011, 2:46 PM EDT

    Sidney Crosby

    A report indicates that Sidney Crosby might miss the beginning of the 2011-12 season.

  16. Shea Weber’s arbitrator compared him to Duncan Keith, Brent Seabrook

    Aug 14, 2011, 12:00 PM EDT

    NHL Awards Portraits

    The arbitrator who gave Shea Weber a one-year, $7.5 million award based the decision on two Blackhawks defensemen: Duncan Keith and Brent Seabrook. Read more about the interesting details – including two players whose comparable stats were rejected – in this post.

  17. Is Michael Leighton Philadelphia’s forgotten goalie?

    Aug 14, 2011, 11:30 AM EDT

    Michael Leighton

    The Flyers’ off-season moves indicate that Michael Leighton might get lost in the shuffle at both the NHL and AHL levels.

  18. The NHL’s best bargain contracts: Southeast Division

    Aug 14, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT

    Washington Capitals v Florida Panthers

    With all the attention spent on players who get paid too much, there isn’t as much focus on the league’s best bargains. PHT will take a team-by-team look at non-rookie contracts that are great values, finishing with the Southeast Division.

  19. The NHL’s best bargain contracts: Pacific Division

    Aug 14, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf

    With all the attention spent on players who get paid too much, there isn’t as much focus on the league’s best bargains. PHT will take a team-by-team look at non-rookie contracts that are great values, continuing with the Pacific Division.

  20. The NHL’s best bargain contracts: Northwest Division

    Aug 14, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Corey Crawford

    With all the attention spent on players who get paid too much, there isn’t as much focus on the league’s best bargains. PHT will take a team-by-team look at non-rookie contracts that are great values, continuing with the Northwest Division.

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