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  1. Olympics will be ‘huge’ for Gonchar

    Sep 3, 2013, 11:08 AM EDT

    Sergei Gonchar

    “When I was growing up, there was no NHL for us, so we didn’t dream about playing in the NHL, we dreamed about playing in the Olympic games.”

  2. Habs captain Gionta might miss start of season, Emelin out ’til December

    Sep 3, 2013, 11:04 AM EDT

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    Brian Gionta

    This according to Montreal GM Marc Bergevin.

  3. Report: Tavares to be named Isles captain next week

    Sep 3, 2013, 10:45 AM EDT

    John Tavares Press Conference

    He’ll become the 14th captain in franchise history.

  4. Bettman made around $8.3 million in 2011-12

    Sep 3, 2013, 10:35 AM EDT

    Gary Bettman

    Other league executives didn’t do too badly either.

  5. Report: Kadri, Leafs talks remain unchanged

    Sep 3, 2013, 9:57 AM EDT

    Nazem Kadri #43 of the Toronto Maple Leafs gets set for a faceoff against the Boston Bruins in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 6, 2013 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Bruins defeated the Maple Leafs 5-2 to take a 2-1 series lead.
(May 5, 2013 - Source: Claus Andersen/Getty Images North America)

    We’re at the point where little to no news is bad news.

  6. Penguins’ Niskanen knows he might be traded

    Sep 3, 2013, 9:04 AM EDT

    Matt Niskanen #2 of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his third period game winning goal against the Washington Capitals during the game at Consol Energy Center on March 19, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Penguins defeated the Capitals 2-1.
(March 18, 2013 - Source: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images North America)

    The team is over the cap and there’s a defensive logjam.

  7. PHT Morning Skate: Comparing Stamkos, Crosby

    Sep 3, 2013, 8:02 AM EDT

    Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins take a face-off at Consol Energy Center on November 12, 2010 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
(November 11, 2010 - Source: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images North America)

    Tuesday’s collection of links.

  8. About two-thirds of PHT voters choose Toews over Kane

    Sep 2, 2013, 10:26 PM EDT

    kanetoewstrophygetty

    Serious respect for “Captain Serious.”

  9. Eriksson skates with Bruins for first time

    Sep 2, 2013, 9:56 PM EDT

    louiegetty

    He could be a great fit in Boston.

  10. Stone hopes to make impression at Sens camp

    Sep 2, 2013, 8:45 PM EDT

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    markstonegetty

    “I know I’m knocking on the door.”

  11. Today was also Crawford’s day with the Cup

    Sep 2, 2013, 6:17 PM EDT

    coreycrawfordcup

    Not a bad 24 hours for Chicago’s well-paid goalie.

  12. Jordie Benn’s determination is paying off

    Sep 2, 2013, 4:51 PM EDT

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    Jordie Benn

    Armed with a multi-year contract, his next step is to secure a top-six defensive spot.

  13. Bowman: Securing Crawford was key, not potential cap implications

    Sep 2, 2013, 3:28 PM EDT

    Corey Crawford

    Bowman feels re-signing the Stanley Cup winning goaltender was an “easy decision.”

  14. Veteran NHLer O’Byrne heads to KHL

    Sep 2, 2013, 2:10 PM EDT

    Ryan O'Byrne #23 of the Toronto Maple Leafs tries to contain Jaromir Jagr #68 of the Boston Bruins in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs May 12, 2013 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
(May 11, 2013 - Source: Abelimages/Getty Images North America)

    He played for Colorado and Toronto last season.

  15. Read tries to block out trade rumors going into contract season

    Sep 2, 2013, 12:56 PM EDT

    mattreadgetty

    His family isn’t a help on that front.

  16. Sens coach won’t commit to pairing Ryan, Spezza

    Sep 2, 2013, 11:32 AM EDT

    Bobby Ryan #9 of the Anaheim Ducks awaits a face off during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on March 31, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Ducks 4-0.
(March 30, 2012 - Source: Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America)

    Paul MacLean wants to see who he develops chemistry with.

  17. Chicago signs Crawford to six-year, $36 million extension

    Sep 2, 2013, 10:17 AM EDT

    Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks hoists the Stanley Cup Trophy after defeating the Boston Bruins in Game Six of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Boston Bruins 3-2.
(June 23, 2013 - Source: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America)

    They aren’t going to let another Stanley Cup winning goaltender go.

  18. Listing five noteworthy September RFAs

    Sep 2, 2013, 9:30 AM EDT

    pietrangeloshootsgetty

    St. Louis, Toronto, Buffalo, Washington, and the Rangers all have some work to do.

  19. PHT Morning Skate: Who will fight near the opposing crease in Edmonton?

    Sep 2, 2013, 8:12 AM EDT

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    Curtis Sanford, Jordan Eberle

    Monday’s collection of links.

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