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Penguins goalie Matt Murray considers Braden Holtby an idol
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At the ripe old age of 23, Pittsburgh Penguins goalie already has two Stanley Cups to his name. In an interview with Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Murray made clear Holtby was someone he looked up to. Writes Mackey, "[Murray] recently struck up a friendship with Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby.

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Bruins fill a longtime need with goalie development coach
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It took longer than it probably should have, but the Bruins are finally getting proactive about the development of their young goaltenders. The hire probably isnt going to rescue the career of former first-round pick Malcolm Subban as he continues to look more like a bust rather than the goalie of the future in Boston.

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Blackhawks, Olympics and NHL goalie ranking (Puck Daddy Countdown)
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Everyone was very mad this week that the NHL Network put out its list of the top 10 goalies in the league. Sergei Bobrovsky at No. 3 seems an awful lot like recency bias but he’s got two Vezinas in the collection and is .923 in his five years as a starter with Columbus. After […]

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Blackhawks sign goalie Delia, from Rancho Cucamonga
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The Chicago Blackhawks handed a two-year, two-way contract to goalie Collin Delia on Friday. Delia turned 23 about a week ago. He spent the last three years goaltending for Merrimack College, putting up nice numbers in Hockey East last season. As Second City Hockey notes, Delia’s put in the work in impressing Blackhawks brass during two […]

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Sabres re-sign goalie Robin Lehner to $4M, 1-year deal
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The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed goalie Robin Lehner to a 1-year, $4M deal.

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Pens Points: Matt Murray carrying on Pens goalie tradition of being a standup dude
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Matt Murray has some big shoes to fill for being a solid guy as Penguins starting goalie, but he’s off to a good start. [Bardown] And here’s the GoFundMe for the lemonade stand if you’d like to help the cause from afar. [GoFundMe] Evgeni Malkin not only makes a list this time, he makes it […]

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Colorado Avalanche Goalie Coach Jussi Parkkila Has a Lot of Work To Do
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Going back to May there was plenty of speculation that the Avs would hire longtime fan target Jussi Parkkila as the new goalie coach. Recently they did just that. It’s a gamble but what he lacks in NHL experience he might make up in time spent mentoring Semyon Varlamov over the years. Unlike new assistant […]

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Ben Bishop might be the big name, but Stars' overhaul at goalie goes deeper than just NHL level
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That's quite a shopping list, but when you consider the organization ranked 29th in goals-against average in the NHL (3.17) and 28th in the AHL (3.49), there was much to do. "I'm really excited about this year," goalie coach Jeff Reese said. "I'm ready to get started." Starting at the top, adding Bishop, 30, was huge. Over […]

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Islanders Contract News: Christopher Gibson re-signs, 3rd-string goalie battle on
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There was no official announcement yet, but New York Islanders/Bridgeport Sound Tigers goalie Christopher Gibson has agreed to a new contract, according to Cap Friendly’s latest contract listings updated Thursday night. His signing was expected — he was a restricted free agent who was qualified and thus his rights were protected — but the details […]

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Wings goalie prospect Machovsky sets sights on NHL
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Traverse City — What went wrong? Goaltender Matej Machovsky has asked himself that question so many times over the last four years. Why didn't an NHL team draft him after Machovsky completed his junior career? Nobody even took a flier on him as an undrafted free agent, no one brought him to a camp

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Wild re-sign forward Kurtis Gabriel, goalie Steve Michalek
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have re-signed right wing Kurtis Gabriel and goalie Steve Michalek to one-year, two-way contracts. The deals with the restricted free agents were done Monday. Many of the moves by the Wild this summer have been

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Fred Brathwaite joins Islanders as goalie coach
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Former NHL goaltender Fred Brathwaite is the new goalie coach of the New York Islanders, the team announced on Monday afternoon. Brathwaite, who spent the past three seasons working as the goalie coach for Canada’s under-18 junior team, will replace Mike Dunham in that role. Dunham had been the Islanders’ goalie coach for the past […]

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