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Two-time Cup champion Penguins turn to Murray as top goalie
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PITTSBURGH PENGUINS LAST SEASON: 50-21-11, 111 points. Second in Metropolitan Division. Beat Nashville in six games to win Stanley Cup. COACH: Mike Sullivan (third season, fifth NHL season). ADDED: RW Ryan Reaves, G Antti Niemi. LOST: G Marc-Andre Fleury

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Full scope of goalie equipment change unlikely before 2017-18 NHL season
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NHL goalies won't look as trim as expected this season because of delays to an ambitious redesign of their bulky equipment. NHL officials at the general managers' meetings in March said the league and the NHL Players' Association were planning to introduce equipment more befitting of a goaltender

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Trying to Rate 2017-18’s Best NHL Goalie Tandem
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I put all 31 tandems on the board, not accounting for rookies knocking off the incumbents. Let me know why I am wrong. Support The Hockey Guy via Patreon https://www.patreon.com/thehockeyguy Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/ShansBoomstick Like and follow my page on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/youtubehockeyguy/ Contact me via snail mail at: The Hockey Guy PO Box 38 […]

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Canucks sign Chinese goalie ahead of preseason games in Shanghai, Beijing
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The Vancouver Canucks have taken outreach efforts to the next level. On Monday, the club signed Chinese goaltender Zehao Sun to an amateur tryout contract. The 21-year-old will join the team's training camp as it prepares for the NHL China Games, with a pair of preseason games to be held this week in Shanghai and […]

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Report: Smaller goalie chest protectors won't be ready for this season
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Goaltenders will be able to breathe easier for at least one more season. The NHL’s attempt to reduce equipment size has reportedly been delayed, and goalies won’t have to wear smaller chest protectors this season, according to Renaud Lavoie of TVA. It’s “possible” the new gear will be ready for 2018-19, Lavoie added. Goalie pants […]

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Fantasy Hockey goalie draft tiers: Finding quality netminders
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With scoring down in the NHL, having a quality collection of goaltenders is more important than ever.

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Kings hope to find emergency goalie candidates with open tryouts
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The L.A. Kings have officially announced that they are holding open goaltending tryouts on Sept. 27. The purpose is to find candidates who could be used for potential emergency goalie duties for all Kings home games this upcoming season. — Must not have signed a contract with another professional league.

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Kings to hold open tryouts in search for emergency goalie
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It's a story right out of Hollywood. The Los Angeles Kings are hosting open tryouts on September 27 to find their emergency goaltender. "The NHL requires each home team to have an emergency goalie in the stands for every game and we thought this would be a good opportunity to see who in our area […]

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Penguins sign undrafted goalie Alex D’Orio to entry-level contract
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The Pittsburgh Penguins have added another goalie to their organization, as they’ve signed Alex D’Orio to a three-year, entry-level contract. D’Orio entered the 2017 NHL Entry Draft ranked as one of the top 15 North American goalies by Central Scouting, but he didn’t end up getting selected by any of the 31 teams. The 18-year-old […]

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Flyers goalie prospect pays homage to 'It' with clown-themed mask
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VOORHEES, N.J. — Five days ago, Nolan Patrick was in rural Canada shooting ducks. Now, the future Flyers center is focused entirely on shooting pucks following a rather eventful offseason that included the draft and offseason surgery. “It was exciting,” Patrick said Monday following his first practice in a Flyers sweater. “My first time skating […]

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Malcolm Subban ready to compete for Bruins’ backup goalie job
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The Boston Bruins have a pretty wide open competition for the No. 2 goaltending job behind starter Tuukka Rask. Competing for that spot are Anton Khudobin, the player that held that position for most of last season, Zane McIntyre, and 2012 first-round pick Malcolm Subban. From the time he was drafted Subban was thought to […]

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New Flyers goalie Elliott hoping to build on strong second half
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When Brian Elliott joined the Calgary Flames before the start of the 2016-17 season his new team was expecting him to help solidify a position that had been a major weakness the previous year. Through the first half of the season, things did not go

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