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  1. Flyers sign first round pick Sean Couturier to entry-level deal

    Sep 21, 2011, 11:36 AM EDT

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    Sean Couturier gave himself a shot at making the Flyers lineup right out of the gate by signing an entry-level deal with the team today.

  2. Travis Zajac’s injury could give Jacob Josefson a shot at second line duty

    Sep 19, 2011, 12:14 AM EDT

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    Jacob Josefson

    With Travis Zajac on the shelf for months, the Devils must fill a void at center. Shuffling their lineup around might give young pivot Jacob Josefson a chance to earn second line duty – and the benefits that come with setting up Ilya Kovalchuk.

  3. Can Ales Kotalik force his way into Buffalo’s starting lineup?

    Sep 18, 2011, 11:01 AM EDT

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    Ales Kotalik

    Virtually all the Sabres starting forward spots are spoken for except for one and there are four guys in the hunt for it. Who has the edge?

  4. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins showed promise during Young Stars game on Sunday

    Sep 12, 2011, 1:16 PM EDT

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    2011 NHL Entry Draft - Portraits

    Ryan Nugent-Hopkins didn’t light up the scoreboard against Canucks prospects last night, but his playmaking skills and vision left a good impression on Oilers brass.

  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. Ian White might jostle with Jonathan Ericsson for spot in Red Wings’ top four

    Aug 11, 2011, 11:45 AM EDT

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    With Brian Rafalski out of the picture because of his retirement, the Red Wings might witness a battle between Ian White and Jonathan Ericsson for time in the team’s top two defensive pairings.

  7. Blues backup battle will come down to Ben Bishop vs. Brian Elliott

    Jul 25, 2011, 4:10 PM EDT

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    Calgary Flames v St. Louis Blues

    With Ty Conklin gone, the Blues backup job comes down to over-sized prospect Ben Bishop or experienced (but flawed) free agent Brian Elliott.

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