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Lions condemn 'any use' of team logo at Charlottesville protest
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The Detroit Lions are separating themselves from white supremacists. The organization on Wednesday condemned the use of the team's logo after it was exploited during the violent "Unite the Right" rally that took place in Charlottesville, Va., this past weekend. “We detest and disavow any use or implied use of the Detroit Lions logo or […]

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Poll: Are the Wild a better team than they were last year?
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The Minnesota Wild looked incredible at the start of last season. Not many people expected them to get off to such a hot start, but at one point, it looked like they were going to run away with the Central Division. Not only did the Wild not win the division, they also suffered an ugly […]

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Eichel on Sabres: ‘We think we can be a playoff team’
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With a cleaner bill of health, a management shakeup, and some off-season tweaks, the Buffalo Sabres stand as one of those tough teams to peg. “We think we can be really good,” Eichel said. “We think we can be a playoff team.

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Ranking every NHL team by prospect pipeline
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Ranking every NHL team by prospect pipeline

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NHL, Red Wings considering legal action after team logo used at white nationalist rally
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Both the NHL and Detroit Red Wings are considering legal action in the wake of reports that the team's logo was being used at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. Katie Strang of the Athletic Detroit reports that NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly told her the league is "offended and outraged" by this and […]

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Stars are first Texas pro sports team to publicly oppose state's 'bathroom bill'
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When the NHL awarded its 2018 draft to Dallas, it was met with harsh criticism from the LGBT community in the wake of the controversial "bathroom bill" proposed by Texas legislators. While Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and Texans owner Bob McNair have criticized the measure, the Stars are now the first team to officially oppose […]

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Craig Ramsay signs 2-year deal as Team Slovakia head coach
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Craig Ramsay has signed a two-year contract as head coach of the Slovak men's national hockey team, general manager Miroslav Satan announced Wednesday, per the IIHF. The contract will carry through the 2018 Winter Olympics, the 2018 World Championship in Denmark, and the 2019 World Championship to be played on home ice in Bratislava and […]

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Report: Slovakia hires Craig Ramsay to coach Olympic team
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Another hockey nation has named its coach for the 2018 Olympics in South Korea. According to John Shannon of Sportsnet, Slovakia has tabbed former NHL coach Craig Ramsay to be the bench boss for its national team and Olympic squad. Ramsay was last an assistant coach with the Edmonton Oilers in 2014-15. His coaching experience […]

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Jagr didn't expect finding a new team to be so difficult
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Jaromir Jagr expected to have an NHL job by now. The 45-year-old unrestricted free agent said there’s a couple NHL teams that have shown interest – so has Kladno, his hometown team in the Czech Republic – but he didn’t anticipate the process dragging on this far. “I didn’t expect it would be so hard […]

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Dallas Stars become 1st Texas team opposing 'bathroom bill'
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The NHL’s Dallas Stars have become the first Texas professional sports franchise to officially oppose a ”bathroom bill” targeting transgender people.

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The NHL's worst contracts by team for the 2017-18 season
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Finding talent is one of the most important jobs for any NHL general manager. Another is to make sure those skilled players are signed to reasonable contracts that can be built upon with other reasonable contracts. The NHL has a hard salary cap of $75 million for the 2017-18 season, which means teams don’t have […]

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Jim Johannson to be architect of U.S. Olympic team
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Jim Johannson has been named general manager of the United States men's hockey team for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, USA Hockey announced Friday. The organization also announced Tony Granato will be the head coach. Johannson may not be a household name, but has a wealth of experience when it comes to […]

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