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Golden Knights try to play role in healing Vegas with opener
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LAS VEGAS Hockey fans arrived on the Las Vegas Strip in the crisp desert afternoon, gathering in jovial groups outside the rink. Many wore the striking, multicolored jerseys of the Vegas Golden Knights, the NHL expansion team playing its historic first regular-season home game Tuesday night. Less than

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Devils' Hynes: Hischier has played his way into top-6 role
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There’s no question as to whether Nico Hischier will play in the NHL this season. The 2017 first overall draft pick has put on a show during the preseason, scoring four goals in as many games and leading the New Jersey Devils with seven points. As a result, he’s played his way into a prominent […]

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Report: NHL owners add role of anthems to agenda
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Warning: Post contains coarse language National anthems are reportedly a topic of discussion among the NHL’s 31 chairmen. The board of governors added the role of anthems to its agenda Wednesday in light of last weekend’s events in the NFL, according to Sportsnet’s John Shannon. NHL owners believe the anthems are part of the tradition […]

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Brendan Smith is expected to take on more of a leadership role
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Brendan Smith said that he thinks he can "flourish" in Alain Vigneault's system and said that many factors came into play regarding his decision to re-sign with the Rangers. (NYR) Smith said that despite it being his first camp with the Rangers he feels he has been with the organization for a long time. (NYR) […]

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Role reversal: Flyers reportedly hire Lombardi to work for Hextall
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Here’s a wholly unscientific assumption: things started to go sideways for the Los Angeles Kings when Ron Hextall left then-GM Dean Lombardi & Co. to join the Philadelphia Flyers organization. Whether accurate or not, the two executives have experienced different paths lately, with Hextall doing a solid job with his Flyers’ rebuild-on-the-fly while Lombardi was […]

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Former NHL enforcer Colton Orr finds new role in spotlight
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The hardest part for Colton Orr was pretending. Orr retired from the NHL in April, just over a year after his final game with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Not only will Orr have a part in the ''Goon'' sequel that features Seann William Scott and Liev Schreiber, he's also getting into

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Ex-NHL enforcer Orr finds new role — in movie
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Ex-NHL enforcer Orr finds new role — in movie

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Cam Ward ready for backup role with Hurricanes
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For the better part of the past 12 seasons Cam Ward has been a constant in the Carolina Hurricanes’ net. This season, however, his hold on the starting job seems to have finally come to an end with the arrival of Scott Darling from the Chicago Blackhawks. The Hurricanes acquired Darling’s free agent rights in […]

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David Desharnais thinks his best role is on the third line
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David Desharnais says that he thinks he can play throughout the lineup but that the "third line" is his "role." (La Presse) He said that he thinks that he can move around as the season goes on and that it's better to start on the third line and finish higher up than the other way […]

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Could Scott Hartnell see an increased role in Nashville?
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After being bought out in Columbus, Hartnell signed for one year in Nashville. The Blue Jackets might’ve reduced his role in his final year in Columbus, but it sounds like Nashville has bigger plans for Hartnell in the upcoming season.

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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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Don Maloney: New role with Flames touches all areas of hockey operations
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Don Maloney is taking on a bigger role with the Calgary Flames. A year after joining the club as a pro scout, Maloney has been promoted to vice president of hockey operations, the club announced Aug. 3. He'll now work even closer with general manager Brad Treliving, who served as Maloney's assistant for seven of […]

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