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  1. Sheldon Souray looks to fit in with Stars

    Sep 1, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Even though training camp is still a few weeks away, defenseman Sheldon Souray is already in Dallas looking to fit in with his new team.

  2. Pascal Leclaire’s ailing hip leaves him longing for a NHL job this summer

    Aug 31, 2011, 12:13 AM EDT

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    Pascal Leclaire

    If you’ve been wondering why 29 year-old goalie Pascal Leclaire can’t land a job in the NHL this summer, you won’t be shocked to hear it’s because his health is letting him down.

  3. Boudreau says Brooks Laich is a “modern-day Bob Gainey”

    Aug 24, 2011, 8:32 PM EDT

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    New York Rangers v Washington Capitals - Game Five

    Brooks Laich signed a monstrous 6-year contract this summer worth $27 million. Capitals Bruce Boudreau thinks the center is worth every penny.

  4. Coyotes already looking to lock up Doan

    Aug 19, 2011, 7:31 PM EDT

    Detroit Red Wings v Phoenix Coyotes - Game Four

    Even though they have about 300 days to negotiate, the Phoenix Coyotes are ready to get contract talks started with captain Shane Doan.

  5. Ehrhoff meets the press in Buffalo

    Aug 18, 2011, 7:00 AM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Vancouver Canucks - Game Five

    Buffalo’s new $40 million man stepped up to the mic and addressed the local media for the first time. His reason for choosing to sign with the Sabres? To win the Cup.

  6. What will 2011-12 have in store for Ales Hemsky?

    Aug 10, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    The Edmonton Oilers decided it was best to hold onto Ales Hemsky at the deadline last season. But if they’re in the same situation next year, will they part with the future unrestricted free agent?

  7. Mike Modano: “I think that was the swan song”

    Jul 30, 2011, 3:29 AM EDT

    Detroit Red Wings v Phoenix Coyotes - Game Four

    Mike Modano gave NHL fans in Dallas a healthy dose of foreshadowing in a radio interview with The Ticket 1310. After 21 seasons, Mike Modano is starting to sound like a man who has played his last game.

  8. No parks, no problems: Nikolay Zherdev would be OK playing in Winnipeg

    Jul 29, 2011, 10:26 AM EDT

    Nikolay Zherdev

    Nikolay Zherdev is busy looking for a new NHL team to play for and unlike Ilya Bryzgalov, he’d be all right with playing in Winnipeg.

  9. Clarke MacArthur: “Going to arbitration, it’s just a bad deal all together”

    Jul 21, 2011, 11:31 PM EDT

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    Toronto Maple Leafs v New Jersey Devils

    If anyone knows what it’s like to deal with an arbitration hearing, its Clarke MacArthur. By reaching an agreement with the Maple Leafs this summer, he avoided his third hearing in as many years. It sounds like he’s glad that he was able to avoid the mess.

  10. Nikolay Zherdev’s summer of waiting continues… But why?

    Jul 21, 2011, 3:25 PM EDT

    Nikolay Zherdev

    Nikolay Zherdev is a player who could help any team offensively… So why hasn’t he been signed by anyone yet and potentially headed back to the KHL?

  11. Selanne continues to contemplate retirement; channeling his inner-Brett Favre?

    Jul 21, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

    San Jose Sharks v Anaheim Ducks

    As Teemu Selanne continues contemplate retirement yet again (and the Ducks continue to anxiously await his decision), is he becoming the NHL’s version of Brett Favre?

  12. Mark Bell returns to the NHL, signs one-year deal with Anaheim Ducks

    Jul 20, 2011, 10:14 PM EDT

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    The Anaheim Ducks take a flyer on former 8th oveall pick Mark Bell. Bell, who has played the last two seasons in the Swiss League, looks to resurrect his career after a 2006 auto accident and DUI charge.

  13. Blackhawks walk-away from Campoli, defenseman becomes unrestricted free agent

    Jul 20, 2011, 7:45 PM EDT

    Corey Crawford

    The Blackhawks exercised their “walk-away” rights after Chris Campoli’s arbitration hearing making him an unrestricted free agent. So what is next for the defenseman without a home?

  14. Bad news for Chris Campoli? Chicago re-signs Michael Frolik for three years, Sami Lepisto for one year

    Jul 15, 2011, 2:21 PM EDT

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    Michael Frolik, Troy Brouwer

    The Blackhawks keep adding pieces, this time retaining forward Michael Frolik and adding defenseman Sami Lepisto. Does this mean Chris Campoli’s days are numbered in Chicago?

  15. Erik Cole meets the Montreal media

    Jul 15, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Erik Cole

    Erik Cole braved the Montreal media for the first time and did his best to win over fans and reporters by saying, “I am proud to play for a team that has such passionate fans…” in French.

  16. Healthy Steve Sullivan is excited to join the Pens

    Jul 15, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

    Nashville Predators v Anaheim Ducks - Game One

    Steve Sullivan was excited to get a call from the Pittsburgh Penguins on July 1st. He says his #1 priority was to win the Stanley Cup and his #1 team was the Pittsburgh Penguins.

  17. Ryan Shannon signs with Lightning; A new Sean Bergenheim?

    Jul 8, 2011, 1:26 AM EDT

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    Ottawa Senators v Florida Panthers

    Ryan Shannon signed a 1-year, $625,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Can the speedy forward be this year’s version of Sean Bergenheim for the Guy Boucher and the Bolts?

  18. Brad Richards to make decision on Saturday, Calgary Flames in the mix?

    Jul 2, 2011, 12:22 AM EDT

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    After a day full free agent signings, rumors, and trades, Brad Richards stated that he’ll wait until Day 2 of free agency to announce his decision. Surprisingly, the Calgary Flames may be one of the front runners.

  19. Great time to be an UFA defenseman: Red Wings sign Jonathan Ericsson to three-year, $9.75 million deal

    Jun 30, 2011, 11:33 PM EDT

    San Jose Sharks v Detroit Red Wings - Game Three

    Jonathan Ericsson and the Detroit Red Wings agreed to a 3-year, $9.75 million contract a day before the defenseman was set to become an unrestricted free agent. Did the Red Wings overpay?

  20. Canucks trade rights to Christian Ehrhoff to Islanders for 2012 fourth round pick

    Jun 28, 2011, 9:04 PM EDT

    Christian Ehrhoff

    The Canucks and Christian Ehrhoff were having a hard time agreeing on a new deal. Now they’ve sent him to the Islanders to see if they can have any luck signing the potential unrestricted free agent.

  21. Habs secure Andrei Markov for 3 more years, $5.25 million cap hit

    Jun 23, 2011, 9:41 PM EDT

    Vancouver Canucks v Montreal Canadiens

    The Montreal Canadiens have committed to their oft-injured start defenseman Andrei Markov for the next three seasons. Will he be able to stay healthy?

  22. Report: Flyers and Ilya Bryzgalov have framework set for new contract; Cap issues ahead again?

    Jun 22, 2011, 12:52 PM EDT

    Ilya Bryzgalov

    According to a report, the Flyers and Ilya Bryzgalov might just have the building blocks to a new contract set in place. Will there be salary cap issues in their future once again though?

  23. Flames and Alex Tanguay are far apart on a new contract

    Jun 21, 2011, 1:00 PM EDT

    Alex Tanguay

    The Flames and Alex Tanguay are trying to get a deal done. The problem is they’re far apart on value.

  24. Tomas Vokoun’s agent: “looks like he’ll hit the open market”

    Jun 18, 2011, 6:20 PM EDT

    Florida Panthers v Chicago Blackhawks

    Even though the Florida Panthers and Tomas Vokoun still have almost two weeks to reach an agreement, it’s looking like Tomas Vokoun will “hit the open market” on July 1.

  25. Andrew Ladd visits Winnipeg in preparation for free agency

    Jun 12, 2011, 12:24 AM EDT

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    Andrew Ladd

    Restricted free agent to-be Andrew Ladd flew up to Winnipeg to check out the Thrashers new home. If GM Kevin Cheveldayoff gets his way, it’ll be Ladd’s new home as well next season.

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