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Edmonton Oilers closing in on franchise milestone
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In the very near future, the Edmonton Oilers will become the 15th NHL franchise to score 10,000 regular season goals. After beating Columbus 7-2 Tuesday night, the Oilers are at 9,995 goals, five away from the milestone. But there's a catch. Since 2005/06, the team that wins the game in the shootout

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NHL opens application process for Seattle expansion franchise
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The NHL Board of Governors has agreed to consider an application for an NHL expansion franchise in Seattle, commissioner Gary Bettman said in a press conference Thursday, according to NHL.com’s Dan Rosen. Bettman said the expansion fee would be $650 million, which is $150 million more than Las Vegas paid. The NHL will allow a […]

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Canucks would welcome Seattle franchise
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The city of Seattle took its first major step toward securing an NHL franchise Thursday, and a potential local rival is more than willing to welcome it to the region. Vancouver is just over a three-hour drive from Seattle, so naturally, the Canucks would align nicely as a team to build a rivalry with. According […]

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15 possible team names for Seattle's potential NHL franchise
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With the NHL announcing an agreement to consider an application for an expansion franchise in Seattle, it’s time to start brainstorming ideas for a potential team name. A city located by the Pacific Ocean with plenty of mountains and a diverse wildlife, there are many elements that relate strongly to Seattle, which usually brings out […]

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Forbes lists the Maple Leafs as the second most valuable franchise in the NHL
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The Toronto Maple Leafs are a rich team. According to Forbes, they aren't just cash rich, they're asset rich. Their chart of updated asset values for teams rates the Leafs as worth $1.4 Billion (all figures are in US dollars), right behind the New York Rangers at $1.5 B. They've vaulted over

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NHL Notes: Rangers are league's most valuable franchise at $1.5B
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We look at some news and notes from around the NHL, including Forbes ranking the Rangers as the league's highest-valued franchise at $1.5 billion.

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Blackhawks become fourth NHL franchise to reach $1 billion value
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The Blackhawks are the fourth NHL franchise to be valued at $1 billion or more, according to Forbes' annual "The Business of Hockey" report, joining the New York Rangers ($1.5 billion), Toronto Maple Leafs ($1.4 billion) and Montreal Canadiens ($1.25 billion). Last year, Chicago was valued at $925 million, showing an eight percent increase. The […]

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NHL could announce Seattle franchise next year after arena deal approved, per report
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The NHL could award its first franchise to the city of Seattle in the coming months after the city council on Monday approved a $600 million renovation for KeyArena, reports the Seattle Times' Geoff Baker. There's no guarantee it happens yet, per The Athletic, but this is a major step toward

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Rangers are NHL's most valuable franchise for 3rd straight year
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For the third straight year, the Rangers are the most valuable franchise in the NHL. That's according to the annual estimates put together by Forbes, which values the Rangers at $1.5 billion, up 20 percent from last year. The business publication says the Rangers had the greatest revenue ($246 million

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Report: Bettman, Rockets owner met to discuss viability of Houston franchise
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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is believed to have recently met with Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta to discuss the viability of a team in that city, according to Katie Strang of The Athletic. The meeting reportedly took place within the past few weeks, although Bettman would not confirm when contacted by The Athletic. He did […]

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Three weeks to fix an NHL franchise: Five turkeys that have until U.S. Thanksgiving to fly right
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The Edmonton Oilers need someone other than Connor McDavid to score, and the Montreal Canadiens have to help Carey Price through his struggles before it gets too late Halloween is over. Time to get out the Christmas decorations. Talk to most NHL general managers and the holiday they're looking forward

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Early Success For Vegas Golden Knights Could Impede Long-Term Franchise Goals
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The Vegas Golden Knights: for real, or a desert mirage? The NHL's first expansion team in 17 years has been virtually unbeatable, amassing an 8-1-0 record through October 27. Rolling as well as they are, players are admitting that they can imagine their team in the Stanley Cup playoff mix next spring

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