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  1. Let the nitpicking begin: The first batch of NHL 12 player ratings are out

    Sep 6, 2011, 11:24 PM EDT

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    Want to know who is the highest rated skater in NHL 12 and how the legends ended up faring? This post reveals the top three skaters from each team via videos from Operation Sports.

  2. Quebec City’s hopes of landing an NHL team improve after council approves naming rights deal

    Sep 6, 2011, 9:25 PM EDT

    Nordiques Rally Hockey

    Quebec City’s council approved Quebecor’s naming rights deal, which could net the city $63.5 million over 25 years – if the NHL comes back to the former market. This marks a big step in that direction, but the city still has a long way to go before they can land a team if they get the arena built by 2015.

  3. Alex Ovechkin calls his body ‘perfect,’ signs endorsement deal with Bauer

    Sep 6, 2011, 7:46 PM EDT

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    Alex Ovechkin

    Alex Ovechkin responded to weight-related questions by saying that his body is “perfect” right now. He hopes that his new equipment is an ideal fit, too, as he signed a six-year endorsement deal with Bauer.

  4. Kyle Turris either wants a ton of money or to drive Coyotes GM Don Maloney crazy

    Sep 6, 2011, 6:00 PM EDT

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    Kyle Turris

    Kyle Turris is still unsigned by the Phoenix Coyotes and the restricted free agent is apparently looking to get paid. Big time. Actual demand or sneaky way of trying to get moved? You make the call.

  5. Brian Burke says Maple Leafs lines are virtually all set heading into camp

    Sep 6, 2011, 5:13 PM EDT

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    Brian Burke

    Brian Burke believes that the Leafs lines are all but set heading into training camp putting the pressure on three young guys in particular to step their game up.

  6. Ducks GM Bob Murray talks about Teemu Selanne’s hopes to come back

    Sep 6, 2011, 3:56 PM EDT

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    Ducks GM Bob Murray spoke about what he thinks of Teemu Selanne rejoining the Ducks this season or if the NHL legend will call it a career.

  7. Update: Paul Holmgren knocked unconscious by bike accident, taken out by a rut

    Sep 6, 2011, 3:01 PM EDT

    Paul Holmgren

    Paul Holmgren’s bike accident yesterday put a scare into Flyers followers, but he’s still in stable condition after taking one hell of a fall.

  8. Winnipeg Jets reveal their jerseys in dramatic fashion; What do you think of them?

    Sep 6, 2011, 1:11 PM EDT

    Jets jersey reveal

    Finally, the Winnipeg Jets have sweaters to wear on the ice… And they showed them off in dramatic fashion. So, what do you think of them? We’re… underwhelmed.

  9. Sidney Crosby to speak with media on Wednesday; Speculation time is over

    Sep 6, 2011, 11:17 AM EDT

    Sidney Crosby

    Sidney Crosby is going to finally speak to the media on Wednesday… But what will we find out from him?

  10. Henrik Lundqvist eager to get started, expecting big things with Brad Richards this year

    Sep 6, 2011, 10:51 AM EDT

    Henrik Lundqvist

    With Brad Richards on board now in New York, goalie Henrik Lundqvist knows the expectations are high and he’s excited about that.

  11. Vancouver city council rips NHL over Stanley Cup riots; Do they have a point?

    Sep 5, 2011, 11:01 PM EDT

    Riot Breaks Out After Game In Vancouver

    After a situation that embarrassed the city of Vancouver when it saw its citizens erupt in violence after losing the Stanley Cup finals, the Vancouver City Council is doing the one thing they can: Blaming the NHL for the riots.

  12. Flyers GM Paul Holmgren injured in south New Jersey bike accident

    Sep 5, 2011, 9:49 PM EDT

    Paul Holmgren

    Flyers GM Paul Holmgren is in trouble tonight after being involved in a serious bike accident.

  13. Patrick Kane feeling optimistic about returning from surgery on time

    Sep 5, 2011, 8:58 PM EDT

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    Patrick Kane

    Patrick Kane’s surgically repaired wrist is getting back in shape and has him optimistic about playing in the preseason.

  14. Report: Dallas Stars could have a new owner in place by the end of the year

    Sep 5, 2011, 6:46 PM EDT

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    Reports indicate that the Stars could have a new owner in place before 2012, with the team’s bankruptcy hearing currently scheduled for September 14.

  15. Chris Clark reportedly accepts tryout offer with Boston Bruins

    Sep 5, 2011, 4:45 PM EDT

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    Columbus Blue Jackets v Toronto Maple Leafs

    Chris Clark hopes to earn a contract with the Bruins by impressing them during a training camp tryout.

  16. Lightning bits: Yzerman advises players to wear visors, Ryan Malone should be ready for next season

    Sep 5, 2011, 3:37 PM EDT

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    Steven Stamkos

    Raw Charge wonders if Lightning players will heed Steve Yzerman’s request to wear visors, while recent updates indicate that Ryan Malone should be healthy enough to return by the end of the preseason.

  17. Jesse Boulerice’s wife takes to Facebook to announce controversial hitter’s retirement

    Sep 5, 2011, 1:00 PM EDT

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    Jesse Boulerice made headlines for all the wrong reasons during his hockey career, but he’ll leave the sport in a strange way.

  18. Cam Ward, other Hurricanes players wear strobe glasses in hopes of improving vision

    Sep 5, 2011, 12:22 PM EDT

    Dominic Moore, Cam Ward

    Cam Ward is among the Hurricanes players who are wearing “strobe glasses” to try to improve their on-ice vision.

  19. ‘Choosing to lose’ vs. accepting life in hockey’s lower middle class

    Sep 5, 2011, 11:28 AM EDT

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    It’s starting to look like the Battle of Alberta might become a battle of team building models, as the Oilers try to rebuild while the Flames hope to make the best of what they have.

  20. Hurricanes forward competition open for business in training camp

    Sep 5, 2011, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Zach Boychuk

    Hurricanes GM Jim Rutherford says there will be open competition for two forward spots in camp. Let the games begin.

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