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Morning Skate: Cure your offseason blues with Joshua Ho-Sang's inspirational Twitter
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You love hockey. You love SB Nation. You love reading hockey at SB Nation. Search your feelings. You know these things are true. But life's too busy to browse the whole network for news. So we'll send hockey news to your inbox every morning. All you need to do is subscribe. Lace 'em up. Time […]

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Morning Flurries: The Avs are taking a gamble on Yakupov, will it pay off?
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Yakupov a worthy gamble for the Avalanche. He has skill, but will he show it in the Burgundy and Blue? [NBC Sports] Adam Foote leaves the Colorado Avalanche organization. Again. Footer wants to focus on his family. Given that one son was drafted by Steve Yzerman and the other is expected to be drafted next […]

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Monday Morning Fly By
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*Shayne Gostisbehere is pretty confident that he's going to have a bounce-back season this year. It was the offseason surgery that slowed him down. You know, the same surgery Claude Giroux also had. Just saying. [NHL.com] *Let's check in on how things are progressing in our Top 25 Under 25…coming in at number 16 is […]

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Morning Skate: Dallas Stars take stand against 'bathroom bill'
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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 Bruins hired their first goalie development coach last week when they brought former NHL goalie Mike Dunham into the Black and Gold fold not long after he was let go by the […]

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Morning Skate: Jagr considering playing in Europe
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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 Bruins hired their first goalie development coach last week when they brought former NHL goalie Mike Dunham into the Black and Gold fold not long after he was let go by the […]

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Morning Skate: Reasonable debate among Habs fans? Think again
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A year ago Bruins fans were energized and excited while watching the World Junior summer showcase and witnessing a potential star in the making as Charlie McAvoy skated, moved the puck and obliterated forward prospect Lawson Crouse with a huge open ice hit. Perhaps it’s no surprise eight months later McAvoy was already in the […]

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Morning Skate: Preds' Fisher hangs 'em up after 17 seasons
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Here are all the links from around the hockey world, and what I’m reading, while celebrating the 30th anniversary of Def Leppard’s Hysteria album. *Congrats to Mike Fisher, who retires with the Nashville Predators after his 17th NHL season playing at a hard-working, efficient and winning level. *Interesting story on former NHL defenseman Brent Sopel, […]

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Morning Skate: Semin's NHL career likely over as he applies to grad program at Russian university
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Almost a year ago, the Boston Bruins were readying their best pitches when the so-called Jimmy Vesey sweepstakes saw them as a finalist for his sought-after services. Vesey waited out the draft rights of the Nashville Predators that expired on Aug. 15, and the Bruins rolled out the red carpet for the former Harvard University standout. The […]

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Tuesday Morning Fly By
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*Welcome to August and the start of the Broad Street Hockey 25 Under 25!! We got a TON of votes from you guys, which makes this lots of fun. First up, the honorable mentions. [BSH] *Speaking of dudes who are under the age of 25, of Alex Lyon and Anthony Stolarz, who gets the call […]

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Morning Skate: Should B's pursue Butcher?
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Almost a year ago, the Boston Bruins were readying their best pitches when the so-called Jimmy Vesey sweepstakes saw them as a finalist for his sought-after services. Vesey waited out the draft rights of the Nashville Predators that expired on Aug. 15, and the Bruins rolled out the red carpet for the former Harvard University standout. The […]

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Morning Skate: Johansen, Preds agree to eight-year deal
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Almost a year ago, the Boston Bruins were readying their best pitches when the so-called Jimmy Vesey sweepstakes saw them as a finalist for his sought-after services. Vesey waited out the draft rights of the Nashville Predators that expired on Aug. 15, and the Bruins rolled out the red carpet for the former Harvard University standout. The […]

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Morning Skate: Star players must get more involved in CBA negotiations to make Olympics a reality
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The Bruins and Ryan Spooner wisely came to a contract agreement on a one-year, $2.825 million deal just prior to the start of Wednesday’s arbitration hearing. Don Sweeney hasn’t yet taken a B’s player to arbitration during his three years running the Black and Gold, and it could have grown unnecessarily contentious with a player […]

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