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Jagr 'not against' playing on Flames' 3rd or 4th line
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Jaromir Jagr will be back in the NHL this season, but at 45 years old, he's well aware of the circumstances of the team he's joining. On Monday, the veteran agreed to a one-year contract with the Calgary Flames. At his age and with the Flames' depth, chances are Jagr will feature prominently on the […]

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Bruins playing it safe with Chara, hope to see dividends later
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It’s not your imagination if you feel like you haven’t seen 6-foot-9 Zdeno Chara much this preseason. After all, it’s awfully difficult to miss the massive D-man out on the ice, and some of the Bruins' sloppy D-zone mistakes in Detroit and Philly probably wouldn’t have happened if Ol' No. 33 was out there. Chara, […]

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Watch: Bieber gets hype playing NHL 18
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@justinbieber already putting up mad points in NHL 18 😂 A post shared by NHL on NBC Sports (@nhlonnbcsports) on Sep 20, 2017 at 1:45pm PDT We've all been there: getting a bit too rowdy over a favorite video game. Such was the case Wednesday for pop superstar Justin Bieber, as the Canadian singer finally […]

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Red Sox will start playing anti-racism PSA before games at Fenway Park
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The Boston Red Sox will be the first of five Boston pro sports teams to air an anti-racism PSA before its games starting Sept. 28. The PSA is titled “Take the Lead” and it comes after a season of high-profile racially charged incidents involving the Red Sox. The Boston Celtics, New England Patriots, Boston Bruins […]

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Fantasy: 3 players who'll benefit from playing alongside a superstar
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In a lot of ways, hockey players are just like us. They put their pants on one leg at a time, go to the office every morning, and occasionally profit off the hard work of others. Across the NHL, a number of players have the distinct advantage of playing next to a guy who makes […]

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Penguins Predictions: Sprong, Aston-Reese have competition for NHL playing time
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Editor's note: Beat writer Jonathan Bombulie will make a series of Penguins predictions leading up to the start of training camp Sept. 15. THE ISSUE Either Daniel Sprong or Zach Aston-Reese will be the call-up who plays the most NHL games this season. THE CASE FOR 1. Track record: In each of Mike

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Chara: I want to stay with Bruins, keep playing beyond this season
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BRIGHTON, Mass – Zdeno Chara made it clear that he’s willing to talk about his future with the Boston Bruins whenever they make it a priority. After the 40-year-old expressed a desire for a contract extension at the end of last season, there was no discussion from either side this summer leading into the final […]

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Jack Eichel confirms he has ‘no problem playing the year out’
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On Monday, PHT passed along word from TSN’s Darren Dreger that Jack Eichel wouldn’t lose any sleep over entering the 2017-18 season without a contract extension from the Buffalo Sabres. A day later, Eichel confirmed as much to reporters including the Buffalo News’ John Vogl. “I have no problem playing the year out,” Eichel told reporters […]

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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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After playing a ‘key role’ in AHL, Sharks re-sign Goodrow to two-year deal
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Barclay Goodrow is officially back with the San Jose Sharks organization for the upcoming season. The Sharks announced Monday that they have re-signed the 24-year-old left-shooting right winger to a two-year contract. Goodrow, who was a restricted free agent having completed his entry-level contract, has appeared in 77 NHL games for San Jose over the last […]

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Who’s playing center in Montreal next season?
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The Montreal Canadiens have been searching for a big number one center for years, so when the team selected Alex Galchenyuk third overall in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, you can understand why the fan base was so excited. Once the postseason started, Claude Julien had him playing on the wing on the fourth line. […]

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Jaromir Jagr: 'I don't think I am so bad' that playing in the NHL at 45 is out of reach
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Since hitting the open market July 1, Jaromir Jagr has been publicly discarded by the Florida Panthers, been offered a perk-heavy contract by a determined minor-league team and poked fun at his apparent lack of phone calls from free-agent suitors. Now the 45-year-old forward, a staple of NHL history with countless records and five Art […]

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