1. Prospect Kevin Hayes Declines to Sign with Blackhawks, Becomes Free Agent

    As expected, Kevin Hayes, the Blackhawks ' first-round draft pick in 2010, did not sign with the team on Friday, making him an unrestricted free agent as of midnight...

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  2. Blackhawks CEO John McDonough Does 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

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  3. Blackhawks "Selfie"-Portraits: A Preview

    Remember this? #CaptainSelfie was born on July 18, 2014, when Jonathan Toews took a photo of himself—and a few thousand Blackhawks fans in attendance—at the opening ceremonies of the Blackhawks Convention...

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  4. Predators Outlook: Colin Wilson

    Wilson is still relatively young and has potential. During the lockout season in 2012-13, he was nearly a point-per-game player at 19 in 25 games played before he suffered a shoulder injury...

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  5. Stars Confident in Defense

    The Dallas Stars made some key additions to their forward group this offseason and they made some moves on the goaltending front, but they left the defense group intact for the most part...

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  6. Wild Say 'Everything's a Go' with MIN Goalies

    Yesterday, Brough wrote about the state of Minnesota 's goaltending and how it will rely on the trio of Niklas Backstrom, Josh Harding and Darcy Kuemper for next season...

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  7. Kane Wins Title, MVP in Hometown League

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  8. Hayes 'Not Likely' to Sign with Blackhawks Before Deadline

    As the deadline looms to sign him, it appears the Chicago Blackhawks will lose exclusive rights to Kevin Hayes, one of the top young prospects in hockey...

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  9. Mikko Koivu, Mike Yeo Get Involved in the Ice Bucket Challenge

    Last blog, I presented to you some Ice Bucket Challenge's from Zach Parise, Keith Ballard and Stephane Veilleux. More Wild peeps are joining the fun to raise awareness and money for ALS research...

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  10. Player Profile: Jason Spezza

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  11. Stars Coach Lindy Ruff: 'There's Going to Be No Free Nights'

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  12. Predators Outlook: Gabriel Bourque

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  13. Looking to Make the Leap: Mathew Dumba

    If you've paid attention to the Minnesota Wild at all the past couple of seasons, chances are you've already heard about defenseman Mathew Dumba...

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  14. Under Pressure: Thomas Vanek

    A simple search of his last name in the PHT search box is all you need to realize that the 2013-14 season was a busy one for Thomas Vanek...

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  15. Mike Fisher's Best-Case Return to Nashville Predators Late-November

    Mike Fisher's recovery from an Achilles injury will keep the Nashville Predators forward out until at least late November, the team said in providing an update to The Tennessean on Wednesday...

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  16. St. Louis Blues Happy to Get Jori Lehtera to NHL at Last

    When the St. Louis Blues selected Jori Lehtera with their third-round pick at the 2008 NHL Draft, an element of the unknown followed the Finnish-born center, one that had nothing to do with his on-ice skills...

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  17. St. Louis Blues' Top 10 Prospects Led by Goaltender Jake Allen

    The St. Louis Blues have two things going for them: they're highly skilled up and down the roster and their top players still have their best years ahead of them...

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  18. St. Louis Blues Projected 2014-15 Lineup, Fantasy Hockey Preview

    There are a lot of great teams in the Western Conference, and it has been that way for much of the salary-cap era...

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  19. Paul Stastny's Impact, Goalies Among St. Louis Blues' Five Questions

    The St. Louis Blues have had to stand by helplessly and watch the Los Angeles Kings (twice) and Chicago Blackhawks hoist the Stanley Cup the past three seasons...

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  20. Hawks Nix 'The Stripper' After Online Petition

    The Chicago Blackhawks will no longer play "The Stripper" during their Shoot the Puck contest after hearing from fans who found the song demeaning to women, a team spokesperson said Wednesday...

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  21. Preds, Ellis 'Don't Agree Exactly on What the Dollars Should Be' for New Deal

    Sounds as though contract negotiations between Nashville and RFA defenseman Ryan Ellis have hit a standstill...

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  22. Will Corey Crawford Improve Under New Goaltending Coach Jimmy Waite?

    The Chicago Blackhawks did not exactly keep the move a secret, but when they hired Jimmy Waite in early July to serve as their goalie coach, it wasn't front-page news...

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  23. Fanspeak: Gaborik Voted Greatest Player in Wild Franchise History

    This summer, NBC Sports' social media team is conducting the #NHLGreatest initiative, designed for fans to choose the best player in each franchise's history...

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  24. Dallas Stars Announce Extension with ECHL Affiliate Idaho Steelheads

    The Dallas Stars announced today that the club will renew its affiliation with the ECHL's Idaho Steelheads for the 2014-15 season...

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  25. Blackhawks' Kane Adds Another MVP Trophy to His Mantel

    If winning two Stanley Cups, a Conn Symthe Trophy, a Calder Memorial Trophy and an Olympic silver medal wasn't enough, Blackhawks superstar Patrick Kane now has another trophy to add to his mantel...

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