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Umberger joins Stars on pro tryout
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R.J. Umberger is hoping to resume his hockey career with the Dallas Stars. The veteran forward, who did not play during the 2016-17 season, has agreed to a professional tryout offer with the Stars, the team confirmed. Umberger last skated in the NHL in 2016, when he spent two seasons with the Philadelphia Flyers after […]

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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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Morning Skate: Habs sign Price to mega-deal, Radulov joins Dallas
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 A couple of days after the opening of NHL free agency, the dominoes have yet to fall for a Colorado Avalanche team in need of a makeover. Matt Duchene is the main name rumored to be moved this summer, just like last summer, and a number of teams — including the Bruins — are reportedly […]

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Shattenkirk joins Rangers as NHL free agency opens
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Veteran NHL defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk signed a four-year deal with his hometown New York Rangers as free agency began for the 2017-18 NHL season. The contract, worth a reported $26.6 million, was among the top deals as major off-season moves began, with Shattenkirk having netted 13 goals and set up 43 more for St. Louis […]

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Dan Girardi joins Lightning — two years, $6 million
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After having his contract bought out by the New York Rangers earlier this offseason veteran defenseman Dan Girardi has a new home. Once one of the NHL’s steadiest defensive defenseman, Girardi’s game has declined significantly in recent seasons and it finally reached a point in New York where his contract was not matching his play […]

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Former MVP Pronger joins Panthers front office
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ESPN.com news services SUNRISE, Fla. — Former NHL MVP Chris Pronger has joined the Florida Panthers' front office as a senior adviser to team president Dale Tallon. Pronger played in five All-Star games, represented Canada in the Olympics four times, won a Stanley Cup with Anaheim and appeared in 1,167 regular-season games with five clubs. […]

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Dallas Stars Daily Links: Scott Burnside Joins the Stars As Senior Digital Correspondent
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Scott Burnside has landed on his feet after ESPN’s most recent round of layoffs: He joins the Dallas Stars as Senior Digital Correspondent for DallasStars.com. Burnside, a 13-year veteran of The Worldwide Leader, will work on day-to-day Stars coverage as well as major NHL stories and League issues in his new role: "Scott has developed […]

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Penguins' Game 2 success; Finns cheering on Rinne; Gomez joins Isles (Puck Headlines)
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Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com. Fan brings

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Steve Ott joins St. Louis Blues as assistant coach
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Mike Yeo has added an interesting new name to his bench in St. Louis by hiring long-time NHL pest Steve Ott to his staff. The Blues announced the hiring – a three-year deal – Thursday afternoon one day after adding former NHLer Darryl Sydor to Yeo’s staff. “Steve was a competitor on the ice as […]

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Ducks-Preds Game 4; Murray vs. Fleury; Richardson joins Isles (Puck Headlines)
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Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com. NASHVILLE

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Minnesota's collapse; Hornqvist joins Crosby's line (Puck Headlines)
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Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Washington Capitals forward Justin Williams got a speeding ticket. • Recently at practice, Pittsburgh Penguins winger Patric Hornqvist found himself playing on Sidney Crosby’s line at […]

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Kucherov joins elite Russian company with 40-goal season
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Nikita Kucherov is carving a path towards becoming one of the top Russian goal scorers in NHL history. The Tampa Bay Lightning winger recorded his 40th goal of the season during Friday’s game against Montreal, reaching that mark for the first time in his career just two months shy of his 24th birthday. Related – […]

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