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  1. Can Eric Tangradi make the leap for Pittsburgh?

    Sep 11, 2011, 3:15 PM EST

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    Eric Tangradi

    Eric Tangradi is a power forward with high hopes and a bright future. Can he make the leap for the Penguins this season?

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

    Sep 6, 2011, 11:24 PM EST

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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.

  3. Max Talbot’s defection to Philadelphia helps make Flyers-Penguins rivalry more bitter

    Sep 5, 2011, 9:30 AM EST

    Maxime Talbot

    Maxime Talbot might have a lot of respect for the Flyers and Penguins organizations, but his defection to Philly will help make their rivalry one of the fiercest in the NHL.

  4. What the NHL and NHLPA might discuss next summer once current CBA expires

    Sep 4, 2011, 9:00 AM EST

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    Gary Bettman

    PHT takes a look at some of the biggest areas of debate for the next Collective Bargaining Agreement, finishing with Tony Gallagher’s optimistic tidbit that might provide hope that there won’t be a lockout.

  5. James Neal hopes to improve next season with Penguins

    Sep 2, 2011, 8:00 AM EST

    Pittsburgh Penguins v Tampa Bay Lightning - Game Four

    James Neal hopes to improve as he takes the ice in his first full season with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Have the Pens finally found a winger to be Crosby’s running mate?

  6. Ovechkin signs long-term endorsement deal with Nike

    Sep 2, 2011, 2:17 AM EST

    Tampa Bay Lightning v Washington Capitals - Game Two

    Alexander Ovechkin signs a long-term endorsement deal with Nike. Now that Reebok has Crosby and Nike has Ovechkin, how long before Converse or Adidas look to lock up Joe Thornton or Chris Pronger? Don’t hold your breath.

  7. Stamkos says players need to be more accountable for head shots

    Sep 1, 2011, 10:20 PM EST

    Boston Bruins v Tampa Bay Lightning - Game Six

    Tampa Bay Lightning superstar Steven Stamkos speaks out against head shot and says that his fellow NHLers need to be more accountable for their actions on the ice. He thinks the league is headed in the right direction, but ultimately the responsibility falls to the players.

  8. More progress for player safety: The OHL will switch to soft caps on pads next season

    Aug 31, 2011, 5:35 PM EST

    Tomas Kopecky

    The OHL announced its biggest changes for the 2011-12 season, including one the NHL should adopt: switching to equipment that includes soft caps on elbow and shoulder pads.

  9. David Steckel calls Matt Bradley’s criticisms of Alexander Semin ‘not shocking at all’

    Aug 31, 2011, 4:41 PM EST

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    Many people were surprised by Matt Bradley’s comments about his former Capitals teammates, but another former Washington grinder David Steckel echoed many of his sentiments today.

  10. Bryce Salvador set to return to Devils after missing last season with a concussion

    Aug 31, 2011, 9:15 AM EST

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    Bryce Salvador, Scott Hartnell

    After missing a full NHL season with a concussion, Bryce Salvador is ready to get back to action with the New Jersey Devils.

  11. Brian Burke says Matthew Lombardi is concussion symptom-free

    Aug 30, 2011, 5:45 PM EST

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    Matthew Lombardi, Dany Sabourin

    While he hasn’t started skating yet and probably won’t be ready for the beginning of training camp, the Maple Leafs are still glad to hear that Matthew Lombardi was declared concussion symptom-free. Brian Burke also provides an update on Luke Schenn’s negotiations.

  12. Flyers sign budding star James van Riemsdyk to a six-year, $25.5M contract extension

    Aug 30, 2011, 1:10 PM EST

    Philadelphia Flyers v New Jersey Devils

    The Flyers are buying in to the notion that James van Riemsdyk is primed for stardom; they signed the budding power forward to a six-year deal worth $25.5 million.

  13. Hockey Canada examines non-checking options for younger players, QMJHL looks at head shots

    Aug 26, 2011, 8:28 PM EST

    NHL Concussions Protest Montreal Hockey

    The 2011 Molson Export Quebec Hockey Summit will feature plenty of discussion about how to handle the sport’s most troubling hits.

  14. Avalanche forward Peter Mueller ready to play after year-long concussion battle

    Aug 25, 2011, 4:01 PM EST

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    Peter Mueller

    It’s been nearly a year since Avalanche forward Peter Mueller has suited up for a game since suffering a concussion, but he’s put that behind him now and he’s ready to resume his career.

  15. Retirements of Paul Kariya and Dave Scatchard send clear message to NHL about concussions

    Aug 23, 2011, 10:22 AM EST

    Ben Walter, Dave Scatchard

    The retirements of Paul Kariya and Dave Scatchard this summer thanks to lingering concussion problems should be all the NHL needs to get even tougher on illegal shots to the head.

  16. Can Taylor Hall avoid the sophomore slump? Recent history says he can

    Aug 22, 2011, 11:39 PM EST

    Taylor Hall

    Last year’s number one pick Taylor Hall had a solid rookie season ended by an ankle injury. Can he avoid the sophomore slump? Performance by past #1 picks says he can.

  17. 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.

  18. Accepting the role of violence in hockey

    Aug 20, 2011, 12:41 PM EST

    Jason Pominville

    Ken Gray suggests that the NHL should abolish fighting, head shots and maybe even body contact. Player safety is an important issue, but we must also acknowledge the fact that hockey and violence are inextricably linked.

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

    Aug 13, 2011, 8:07 PM EST

    Claude Giroux

    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, starting with the Atlantic Division.

  20. Best and worst sweaters of all-time: Pittsburgh Penguins

    Aug 12, 2011, 2:25 PM EST

    Mario Lemieux

    The Penguins have had their fair share of looks over the years, but it’s been one that’s lasted well over time and proved, once again, that sometimes a classic look is one that should be kept.

  21. Dan Bylsma says the Penguins will be better this season

    Aug 7, 2011, 6:26 PM EST

    Dan Bylsma

    The Penguins weren’t exactly a bad team last year, but coach Dan Bylsma says they’ll be even better this season. Be afraid, NHL.

  22. Brad Marchand discusses contract negotiations, ‘mutual respect’ among rivals

    Aug 4, 2011, 5:42 PM EST

    Boston Bruins Victory Parade

    Brad Marchand spoke about his contract situation, as well as his relationship with Sidney Crosby, Jonathan Toews and P.K. Subban.

  23. Arguing against publicly funded arenas

    Aug 4, 2011, 11:58 AM EST

    New York Islanders Fan Rally With Performance By Blue Oyster Cult

    PHT agrees with the general sentiment of Arctic Hockey’s post against the idea of publicly funding arenas.

  24. With Capitals uninterested in bringing him back, Scott Hannan searches for new team

    Aug 4, 2011, 12:43 AM EST

    Scott Hannan, Sean Bergenheim

    The Capitals don’t want Scott Hannan back, but if the rugged defenseman should be able to find a new team if his price tag is reasonable. This post takes a look at the large number of teams that would be interested in an affordable deal with Hannan.

  25. David Perron’s concussion issues will prevent him from starting training camp

    Aug 3, 2011, 5:27 PM EST

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    David Perron

    David Perron’s continued recovery from a concussion suffered last November is going so slowly that he’s going to miss training camp with the Blues.

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