1. Judge Speeds Up Phoenix Coyotes Lawsuit

    The Judge in the Phoenix Coyotes bankruptcy battle has decided to speed up the process. In a hearing on Wednesday, Judge Redfield Baum referred to the situation as "the 10,000-pound elephant in the room" and said it needed to be resolved quickly...

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  2. Ken Hitchcock on Pat Quinn and Tom Renney

    Columbus Blue Jackets coach Ken Hitchcock thinks the Edmonton Oilers have a very solid combination with the hiring of Pat Quinn and Tom Renney...

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  3. Darryl Sutter Best Man For Flames' Coaching Position, For Now

    Calgary Flames GM Darryl Sutter addressed the media today, following last week's firing of Mike Keenan, and announced that he was cleaning house. The team will be heading in an entirely different direction next season...

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  4. Sergei Fedorov To Join KHL Next Season

    The KHL appears to be bringing one of their own home. In a report by RDS, Russian sources indicated that veteran center Sergei Fedorov has signed with Metallurg Magnitogorsk. The two-year deal will pay Fedorov, 39, $3...

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  5. Mikael Johansson Signed by Canadiens, Alexei Yemelin on the Horizon?

    The Montreal Canadiens have signed free-agent forward Mikael Johansson from the Swedish champion Farjestad (Karlstad). Johansson, 23, has scored 95 points in 203 games in Swedish Elite League with Farjestad...

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  6. May 25th, 1989: Al MacInnis Leads Calgary Flames to Their Only Stanley Cup

    This final would be a rematch from three years prior. The Calgary Flames would square off again with the Montreal Canadiens for the Stanley Cup, looking to avenge their defeat in 1986...

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  7. Does Goalie Jonas Gustavsson Have Sites Set On Avalanche?

    The best goaltender in the world, outside of the NHL, may be looking to join the Colorado Avalanche. Twenty-four year-old Jonas Gustavsson may have interest in the Avalanche, partly because Patrick ...

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  8. Calgary Flames Burn Off Mike Keenan

    The Calgary Flames have fired head coach Mike Keenan. Keenan became the Flames' coach on June 14th, 2007. In their two seasons under Keenan the Flames went 88-60-16 and twice made the playoffs, but were eliminated in the first round both times...

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  9. New York Rangers HOFer Clint Smith : 1913-2009

    The last surviving member of the New York Rangers' 1940 Stanley Cup championship is gone. Clint Smith, who was a centre for the Rangers from 1936-1943, and the Chicago Blackhawks from 1943-47, passed away Tuesday at age 95...

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  10. Maxim Lapierre and Mathieu Schneider Undergo Surgery

    The Montreal Canadiens' general manager released a medical update today on the status of forward Maxim Lapierre and defenceman Mathieu Schneider. Lapierre underwent a minor surgical procedure to his ankle on Thursday...

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  11. May 21, 1979: Montreal Canadiens Close Out 1970s Dynasty

    The most dominant NHL team of the 1970s was closing out the decade in style. Having defeated their rival Boston Bruins in a seven-game series, climaxing with the “Too many men on the ...

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  12. Latest Phoenix Coyotes Purchase Offer May Have the Inside Track

    Jim Balsillie's battle to win ownership of the Phoenix Coyotes may have new competition. Scott Cohen, a lawyer for Coyotes' minority owner John Breslow, has told a group of media sources ...

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  13. Erik Johnson is Eager to Return to the St. Louis Blues Next Season

    Erik Johnson emerged from a Minnesota medical clinic, on Tuesday, after getting tests on his right knee. The 21-year-old St. Louis Blues defenseman missed all of the past season with a torn ACL...

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  14. Jim Balsillie: Battling The Curse of the Hamilton Tigers

    So the Phoenix Coyotes debacle is being carried on for yet another week. Jim Balsillie, BlackBerry guru sans any real hockey smarts (in this writer's opinion), continues to fight his ...

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  15. May 19th, 1984: Islanders' Dynasty Ends and the Oilers' Begins

    It’s already been a quarter century since Wayne Gretzky and the Edmonton Oilers laid claim to the franchise’s first Stanley Cup...

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  16. May 19th, 1974: The Broad Street Bullies Claim Their First Stanley Cup

    The 1974 Stanley Cup Finals were set up the way they should have been. The Boston Bruins, the best team in the East Division in the regular season would face the West Division leaders, the Philadelphia Flyers...

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  17. Sean Avery is Back in a New York Groove

    The New York Rangers' Sean Avery made a return to New York this week, making a stop at NHL HQ. This time, instead of paying a visit to commissioner Gary Bettman and "truant officer" Colin Campbell, ...

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  18. Could the Phoenix Coyotes Return to Winnipeg?

    The lead attorney for the Phoenix Coyotes, Earl Scudder, said NHL commissioner Gary Bettman told him that he would would rather have the team move back to Winnipeg, rather than relocate to Southern Ontario...

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  19. Richard Petty Motorsports CEO Resigns

    Richard Petty Motorsports announced Friday that CEO Tom Reddin has resigned for what the team called personal reasons. The teams four drivers were informed of the resignation in a team meeting at Lowe's Motor Speedway...

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  20. St. Louis Blues Extend Contracts Of Assistant Coaches

    The St. Louis Blues have extended the contracts of assistant coaches Ray Bennett, Brad Shaw and Rick Wamsley...

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  21. Mike Gillis and Alain Vigneault Reflect On the Vancouver Canucks' Season

    After being ousted in six games by the Chicago Blackhawks, Vancouver Canucks' General Manager Mike Gillis and head coach Alain Vigneault met the media Thursday afternoon to look back on the past season, as well as the team's future...

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  22. Florida Panthers Ottawa Senators To Play Pre-Season Game In Nova Scotia

    With the Stanley Cup Conference championships just set in stone last night, the pre-season schedule is already underway for the NHL. It was announced today that the Ottawa Senators will face the Florida Panthers in pre-season action on Tuesday Sept...

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  23. Vancouver Canucks Sign Steve Bernier To Contract Extension

    The Vancouver Canucks have signed forward Steve Bernier to a two-year, $4 million contract extension. Acquired from Buffalo last summer for a third-round draft pick this year and ...

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  24. Toronto Maple Leafs Ownership Ranked Worst in NHL : SI Report

    Sports Illustrated magazine has ranked Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Ltd. as the worst owner in the NHL, according to a feature on their website SI.com...

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  25. Shocker: Calgary Flames Replace GM Darryl Sutter With Condoleezza Rice

    In what could be a shock to the hockey world, the Calgary Flames made an announcement that brought protest to the city of Calgary. Former U.S. Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice was named new General Manager of the Flames...

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