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  1. Another dire Sidney Crosby recovery report, another denial by his agent, and why everyone should relax

    Aug 22, 2011, 7:03 PM EST

    Sidney Crosby

    Another week, another report that Sidney Crosby will miss the start of the season, and another denial of anything of the sort from those closest to him. Such is life for the NHL’s top star as he recovers from a concussion.

  2. Is Michael Nylander’s training camp tryout a sign that the Flyers are worried about Jaromir Jagr?

    Aug 22, 2011, 6:22 PM EST

    Czech Republic v USA - 2011 IIHF World Championship

    The Flyers handed Jaromir Jagr’s former Rangers linemate Michael Nylander a training camp tryout. Is this a low-risk investment or a sign that the team is worried about Jagr finding chemistry with the team’s other centers?

  3. So much for a lack of whimsical Alex Ovechkin commercials

    Aug 22, 2011, 5:00 PM EST

    Ovechkin

    We didn’t have to wait very long for a new company to feature some bizarre and enjoyable ads with Ovechkin, as Mr. Big clearly filled the gap left behind by CCM with their first goofy commercial.

  4. Vancouver should be careful with Ryan Kesler; hopes to be ready by opening night

    Aug 22, 2011, 4:09 PM EST

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    Ryan Kesler

    Ryan Kesler is optimistic about making a quick recovery from hip surgery, but the Canucks should be careful with their crucial two-way center.

  5. Quick hits: Dave Scatchard retires, NHL 12 won’t ship with Winnipeg Jets’ new jerseys and more

    Aug 22, 2011, 3:31 PM EST

    Dave Scatchard,Loui Eriksson

    Quick hits from around the NHL: Dave Scatchard retires, NHL 12 won’t have the Jets jerseys until its first roster update and Craig Adams will miss about four weeks because of an appendectomy.

  6. Poll: Is the Islanders’ new third jersey their worst design yet?

    Aug 22, 2011, 1:31 PM EST

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    Sweater-centric blog Icethetics unveiled the Islanders’ new third jersey design and they’re – in our opinion – very ugly. But how ugly are they? Let us know by voting in this poll to determine the worst look in franchise history.

  7. Today marks the deadline for St. Louis Blues’ ownership bids

    Aug 22, 2011, 12:27 PM EST

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    Los Angeles Kings v St. Louis Blues

    Today marks the deadline for prospective new owners to submit their bids to buy the St. Louis Blues.

  8. The obvious reason why the NHL won’t switch to a larger ice surface

    Aug 22, 2011, 11:47 AM EST

    Flames Canucks Hockey

    It’s nice to imagine the NHL switching to bigger rinks to open up the game, but the alteration would cost teams too much money in all the high-priced seats they would lose.

  9. Panthers’ 2012-13 ‘Club Red’ plan would represent radical price increases for some top seats

    Aug 21, 2011, 10:00 PM EST

    Lightning Panthers Hockey

    The Panthers must feel confident about the direction of their franchise because they plan on charging some exorbitant prices for their “Club Red” promotion in 2012-13.

  10. Report indicates little progress between Brad Marchand, Bruins; Should Tyler Ennis be watching?

    Aug 21, 2011, 9:11 PM EST

    Boston Bruins Victory Parade

    The Boston Globe reports that there have been few signs of progress in the contract talks between Brad Marchand and the Bruins. Fluto Shinzawa also goes on to compare Marchand with Tyler Ennis, who will be an RFA next summer – but is it really a valid comparison?

  11. Could next year’s group of rookies be better than last season’s crop?

    Aug 21, 2011, 7:50 PM EST

    2011 NHL Entry Draft - Round One

    USA Today’s Kevin Allen wonders if the 2011-12 crop of rookies might top last season’s first-year players. PHT examines the strength of that 2010-11 group to see how tough a task that will be.

  12. Where Business Journal’s rankings for NHL feasibility miss the mark

    Aug 21, 2011, 6:07 PM EST

    Nordiques Fans Hockey

    Business Journal ranked out which cities would make for the best landing spot for new or relocating NHL franchises. While they can be financially capable that doesn’t mean they’d be a good landing spot for a team.

  13. Not quite like Gretzky: Kings loading up for new season with former Oilers

    Aug 21, 2011, 4:04 PM EST

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    Dean Lombardi,

    The Kings and Oilers have had a curious history in swinging deals with each other and building off one another. Kings GM Dean Lombardi is hoping it can pay off in a big way this time around.

  14. Sabres owner Terry Pegula talks about his big offseason, high hopes, and no pressure

    Aug 21, 2011, 11:36 AM EST

    Terry Pegula

    We haven’t heard from Sabres owner Terry Pegula this summer but he’s finally spoken up and find out he’s the total opposite of what you’d think a big spending owner would be.

  15. Leafs president Richard Peddie making big predictions, wants Stanley Cup ring… somehow

    Aug 20, 2011, 11:37 PM EST

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    Leafs soon-to-be retired president Richard Peddie says the team will make the playoffs this year. Oh, and he’s got a deal where he can earn a Stanley Cup ring after retirement… With a catch.

  16. Five NHL on NBC weekends we’re already geeked out for this season

    Aug 20, 2011, 10:15 PM EST

    Nicklas Lidstrom, Zdeno Chara

    The NHL on NBC schedule is out now for this season and we’ve got a few weekends circled already.

  17. What’s the most dangerous lead in hockey? One blogger figured it out

    Aug 20, 2011, 7:46 PM EST

    Calgary Flames v Montreal Canadiens

    You always heard about how the two or three-goal lead in the NHL was the most dangerous lead in hockey. One blogger actually figured out what was the most dangerous lead in the NHL last season.

  18. Houston and Las Vegas rank among Business Journal’s top markets for an NHL team

    Aug 20, 2011, 5:00 PM EST

    NHL Award Nominee Media Availability

    The Business Journal released an income-related study of the best markets for the NHL, with US markets like Las Vegas and Houston ranking high while top Canadian markets could only achieve “borderline” status – at best.

  19. Kings sign rugged winger Ethan Moreau to one-year, $600K deal

    Aug 20, 2011, 4:38 PM EST

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    Ethan Moreau

    If he can stay healthy, Ethan Moreau might be a solid veteran presence for the Kings. Los Angeles signed him to a one-year, $600K deal today.

  20. Nearly 1,000 people attend Rick Rypien’s funeral

    Aug 20, 2011, 4:04 PM EST

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    Alexandre Burrows, Mike Gillis

    Kevin Bieksa, Alexandre Burrows and Canucks GM Mike Gillis were among almost 1,000 people in attendance for Rick Rypien’s funeral on Saturday.

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