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Poll: Did the Jets do enough this summer to make the playoffs?
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Since relocating to Winnipeg for the 2011-12 season the Jets have qualified for the Stanley Cup playoffs just one time. It is still looking for its first ever playoff win, making it the only active franchise in the NHL (minus the expansion Vegas Golden Knights, who have yet to play a game) that has never […]

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Hagg Bag, Summer Edition: Will the kids be all right?
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With the Bruins in the middle of the NHL dead zone for activity and offseason transactions, there isn’t much that’s going to happen in the next couple of weeks. The draft and first waves of free agency are well into the rear view mirror, and there won’t be another wave of veteran free-agent signings for […]

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With reported Prosser signing, Blues could be done for summer
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The St. Louis Blues might just be done with their off-season moves after reportedly signing defenseman Nate Prosser to a two-way, two-year deal. (NHL.com’s Lou Korac notes that the Blues haven’t made it official, yet his agent has. The St. Louis Post

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Brett Pesce gets 6-year deal, Hurricanes continue smart summer
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If you’re the Carolina Hurricanes, you give Brett Pesce a six-year deal that pays him $4.025 million per season beginning in 2018-19, as they did on Tuesday. “Brett took another big step forward last season,” said GM Ron Francis.

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Vesey on last season, AV and what he is working on this summer
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Kevin Shattenkirk said that there were many factors at play in his decision to sign with the Rangers and that if you take away the playing at home factor, the biggest one was "which team is ready to win?" He said that he likes the chance to win that the Rangers have and that he […]

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Ryan McDonagh scores in Minnesota Summer League
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7/11/17 | Klein was on the NHL Network on Monday and said: "Mentally, the grind of a season, 13 years I have done it both in the AHL and NHL it was the right time for myself and my family. I feel I can still play at a high level, it's just that when your […]

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Stars check off biggest summer need by overhauling system's goaltending
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In a summer of change, the Stars' biggest redecorating came in goal. It was badly needed. Dallas added the top goalie available at the NHL level in Ben Bishop, took the top goalie available in the draft in Jake Oettinger, added an experienced veteran to shore up the AHL team in Mike McKenna, and hired […]

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Caps Summer Series: Was the best save of the season made by…Tom Wilson?
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Braden Holtby was a finalist for the Vezina Trophy while Philipp Grubauer was arguably the best backup in the NHL. In episode 2 of the Caps Summer Series, our experts counted down some of the best moments of the Capitals season. When counting down the best saves of the season, El-Bashir made the case for […]

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Caps Summer Series: Top 5 moments to cover from the season
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To get you ready, here are the five best storylines to cover from the 2016-17 seasons from the perspective of Capitals correspondent J.J. Regan. It starts to feel that way in January and February, but a big matchup between the Capitals and Blue Jackets added a spark to the midseason doldrums. Columbus was the hottest […]

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It looks like Sam Reinhart will have to wait until next summer for new contract
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Entering the final year of his entry-level contract, Buffalo Sabres forward Sam Reinhart is eligible to sign a new long-term contract extension this summer. The team is already trying to work out a deal with its other core forward in a similar situation — Jack Eichel — but to hear new general manager Jason Botterill […]

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Nolan Patrick staying with Flyers over summer to rehab after surgery
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Ron Hextall is impressed with Nolan Patrick's work ethic and tolerance for pain. The Philadelphia Flyers general manager was aware the young forward underwent sports hernia surgery days prior to the June 23 NHL Entry Draft, and chose to select Patrick second overall nonetheless. Patrick is unable to skate at the team's development camp, which […]

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Dallas Stars ready to contend again after summer of upheaval
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Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn, left, congratulates teammate center Devin Shore (17) after Shore scored a goal against the Colorado Avalanche during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016. The Stars won 4-2. The fall for the Dallas Stars was swift – from first to 11th in […]

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