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  1. Mediator can’t resolve Kings-Oilers dispute regarding Colin Fraser; Next stop: Gary Bettman?

    Jul 19, 2011, 9:14 PM EDT

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    Dean Lombardi,

    An NHL mediator couldn’t resolve the Kings’ dispute with the Oilers regarding Colin Fraser’s health. Los Angeles now must decide if they want to file a grievance and leave the decision up to NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. Kings GM Dean Lombardi might just be mad enough to do it, too.

  2. Dallas Stars deny rumor that they’re losing $1 million per week

    Jul 19, 2011, 7:52 PM EDT

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    A Forbes report indicates that the Dallas Stars are losing $1 million per week, but a team official called the report “Totally, unequivocally untrue.”

  3. Patrick Kane’s wrist surgery goes well, rehab window remains at 6-8 weeks

    Jul 19, 2011, 7:18 PM EDT

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    Patrick Kane

    Blackhawks team doctor Michael Terry announced that Patrick Kane underwent successful wrist surgery today. His window of recovery remains between six to eight weeks.

  4. Buffalo avoids arbitration, signs Andrej Sekera to four-year, $11 million; Salary cap crunch awaits

    Jul 19, 2011, 6:00 PM EDT

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    Andrej Sekera

    Andrej Sekera is avoiding arbitration in Buffalo and getting a nice four-year, $11 million deal to do so. Now the Sabres have some salary cap questions to answer.

  5. Devils finally land a coach, hire former Panthers head man Peter DeBoer

    Jul 19, 2011, 5:02 PM EDT

    Peter DeBoer

    The Devils summer-long search for a head coach brought them a guy not long removed from his job with the Panthers in Peter DeBoer.

  6. No more waiting: Lightning sign Steven Stamkos to five-year, $37.5 million deal

    Jul 19, 2011, 3:59 PM EDT

    Steven Stamkos

    You can kill the rumor mill on Steven Stamkos. Tampa Bay signs their superstar restricted free agent to a five-year deal worth $37.5 million.

  7. Philadelphia has salary bonus overage of $1.4 million, more moves ahead for Flyers?

    Jul 19, 2011, 3:14 PM EDT

    Sergei Bobrovsky

    The Flyers have some bonuses they have to pay off against the salary cap this year, does this mean there are some unexpected moves to be made to clear cap space?

  8. Red Wings goalie Chris Osgood retires after 17 seasons; Is he a Hall of Famer?

    Jul 19, 2011, 12:35 PM EDT

    Chris Osgood

    Red Wings goalie Chris Osgood will hang it up after 17 seasons in the NHL and a strange, winning career. Is he a Hall of Famer though?

  9. Ducks avoid arbitration with Andrew Cogliano; Sign him to three-year, $7.17 million deal

    Jul 19, 2011, 10:52 AM EDT

    Andrew Cogliano

    Andrew Cogliano has a new home in Anaheim and is cashing in nicely to avoid arbitration with the Ducks signing a three year deal.

  10. Five years of Garth Snow as Isles general manager: Are things getting better?

    Jul 18, 2011, 10:43 PM EDT

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    After five seasons running the Islanders, Garth Snow is slowly rebuilding the team. Is there reason to have hope on Long Island?

  11. Jets re-sign Blake Wheeler to two-year, $5.1 million deal

    Jul 18, 2011, 8:30 PM EDT

    Blake Wheeler

    Winnipeg will keep one franchise familiar face around next season as they re-signed Blake Wheeler to a two-year deal.

  12. Henrik Lundqvist, Rangers prove to be kings of the shootout

    Jul 18, 2011, 6:54 PM EDT

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    After covering the forwards, this post takes a look at which goalies and teams have been most successful since the shootout was instituted in the 2005-06 season. As it turns out, Henrik Lundqvist and the Rangers benefited the most.

  13. Will he retire or be Detroit’s backup? Chris Osgood will announce decision on Tuesday

    Jul 18, 2011, 5:55 PM EDT

    Detroit Red Wings v Colorado Avalanche

    Tomorrow’s conference call will reveal whether Chris Osgood will retire or spend another season as Jimmy Howard’s backup in Detroit.

  14. Shootout stars: The best forwards in the ‘skills competition’

    Jul 18, 2011, 4:52 PM EDT

    Marc Andre Fleury, Jussi Jokinen

    A recent report pointed to Jarret Stoll’s 2010-11 season as the best single campaign in shootout history. We couldn’t help but wonder: who are the all-time leaders in shootout scoring, though? Check out this post to find out which players are the kings of the shootout.

  15. Alexei Yashin update: Agent claims that one NHL team sent an offer

    Jul 18, 2011, 3:40 PM EDT

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    Here’s a little more about the Alexei Yashin situation: his agent claims that at least one NHL team might be interested in adding him. Click “Read More” for the latest update.

  16. Hurricanes owner continues to look for new investors, says team ‘broke even’ in 2010-11

    Jul 18, 2011, 3:05 PM EDT

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    Dallas Stars v Carolina Hurricanes

    Even though the Hurricanes failed to make the playoffs in 2010-11, their owner Peter Karamanos reveals that the team managed to “break even.” Karamanos also discussed the search for new investors.

  17. Patrick Sharp remains willing to adjust to assignments; Blackhawks hope to re-sign him

    Jul 18, 2011, 12:39 PM EDT

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    Chicago Blackhawks v Toronto Maple Leafs

    The Blackhawks tend to move Patrick Sharp all over the place, but more than anything else, they hope that he stays in Chicago after the 2011-12 season.

  18. Could we see the NHL return of … Alexei Yashin?

    Jul 18, 2011, 11:30 AM EDT

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    Now that it’s clear he won’t be back with SKA St. Petersburg, we cannot help but ask an out-there question: could Alexei Yashin return to the NHL?

  19. Blackhawks convention brings laughs, some insight regarding Daniel Carcillo’s addition

    Jul 17, 2011, 10:14 PM EDT

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    NHL All Star Player Media Availability

    The Blackhawks Convention brought some moments of comedy, while the team explained the benefits of adding polarizing pest Dan Carcillo to the mix.

  20. OHL teammates Nail Yakupov, Alexander Galchenyuk could be in debate for No.1 pick of 2012 draft

    Jul 17, 2011, 9:17 PM EDT

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    Nail Yakupov and Alexander Galchenyuk are teammates on the OHL’s Sarnia Sting, but they might go toe-to-toe in the eyes of scouts in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

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