1. NHL, HBO Partnering for Reality Show Before 2011 Winter Classic

    On Thursday morning, the NHL announced that it will partner with HBO in a new venture, giving fans in-depth access to some of the biggest stars in the game...

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  2. Jack Skille No Longer A Lock To Make The Chicago Blackhawks Roster

    When he signed a one-year contract to stay in Chicago this year, most observers assumed that former first round pick Jack Skille was a lock to make the NHL roster...

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  3. Igor Makarov Making Noise at Chicago Blackhawks Training Camp

    The Chicago Blackhawks are trying to figure out who will be part of their title defense at a number of key roster spots...

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  4. Breaking News: Steve Mason, Columbus Blue Jackets Agree On Contract Extension

    On Monday morning the Columbus Blue Jackets agreed to a two-year contract extension with former Calder Trophy-winner Steve Mason. The Goaltender's deal is reportedly worth $5.8M, with $2...

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  5. Pittsburgh Penguins Extend GM Ray Shero's Contract

    On Monday, the Pittsburgh Penguins extended the contract of General Manager Ray Shero by five more seasons, keeping him with the Pens through the 2015-16 season. He was in the final year of a five-year deal...

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  6. Chris Drury Breaks Finger, Out Four Weeks

    The New York Rangers announced on Monday morning that captain Chris Drury broke a finger during Monday morning's scrimmage and will miss four weeks...

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  7. NHL 2010-11: Predicting The 2011 Playoffs

    Last year, the NHL saw a couple of great, historic teams play for the chance to lift Lord Stanley over their heads, and the Chicago Blackhawks ended a 49-year drought in doing so...

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  8. Chicago Blackhawks Season Previews: Goalies

    This is the fourth part of our preseason series looking at the Chicago Blackhawks' roster heading into training camp in 2010. In the first part, we focused on the centers on the roster...

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  9. Joel Quenneville, Chicago Blackhawks Agree on Three Year Extension

    On Thursday the Chicago Blackhawks announced that they have signed head coach Joel Quenneville to a three-year contract extension. From the statement on the Blackhawks website: Quenneville has been coach of the Blackhawks since Oct...

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  10. Chicago Blackhawks Season Preview: Defense

    This is the third part of our preseason series looking at the Chicago Blackhawks’ roster heading into training camp in 2010. In the first part, we focused on the centers on the roster...

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  11. Marc Staal, New York Rangers Agree To Five-Year Deal

    According to a number of reports on Wednesday morning, the New York Rangers have signed 23-year-old defenseman Marc Staal to a five-year contract worth $19.875 million; the cap number is $3...

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  12. Chicago Blackhawks Season Preview: Wings

    This is the second part of our preseason series looking at the Blackhawks’ roster heading into training camp in 2010. In the first part, we focused on the centers on the roster...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 1,457 reads 13 comments

  13. Bobby Ryan, Anaheim Ducks Agree on a New Contract

    According to reports out of Anaheim on Tuesday morning, the Ducks and Bobby Ryan have agreed on a five-year, $25.5 million contract. The cap number for this deal would be $5.1 million per season...

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  14. Martin Hanzal, Phoenix Coyotes Agree On New Contract

    On Friday, the Phoenix Coyotes reportedly agreed to terms with Martin Hanzal, 23, on a two-year extension contract worth $3.6 million. Hanzal will reportedly make $1.5 million in the first year of the deal and $2...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 184 reads 2 comments

  15. Andrew Cogliano, Edmonton Oilers Agree on New One-Year Deal

    On Friday afternoon, the Edmonton Oilers and Andrew Cogliano agreed to terms on a new one-year contract worth $1M. Cogliano, 23, scored 23 points (10 goals,18 assists) in 82 games last year...

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  16. Peter Mueller Signs New Two-Year Deal With Colorado Avalanche

    Media sources in Denver are reporting on Friday afternoon that Peter Mueller has signed a two-year, $4 million deal with the Avalanche. He’ll make $1.5 million this season and $2...

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  17. Chicago Blackhawks Season Preview: Centers

    In the first part of our series previewing the 2010-11 Chicago Blackhawks defense of the Stanley Cup, we’re going to begin by looking down the middle: the centers...

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  18. Chicago Blackhawks Announce Roster for Toronto Maple Leafs Rookie Tournament

    The Blackhawks will send a team to compete in the 2010 Toronto Maple Leafs Rookie Tournament, which begins on Saturday, Sept. 11 in London, Ontario. The selected prospects will compete in three games against teams from the Leafs, Senators, and Penguins...

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  19. Chicago Blackhawks Sign Center Ryan Potulny

    According to CapGeek.com, the Chicago Blackhawks signed center Ryan Potulny on Wednesday evening to a one-year, $500,000 deal...

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  20. How Much Is Bobby Ryan Worth To The Anaheim Ducks?

    At 23, Anaheim Ducks wing Bobby Ryan is just entering the prime of his career. He's coming off an impressive season in which his 35 goals led the injury-plagued Ducks. But Ryan is staring at free agency, and wants new paper...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 1,346 reads 4 comments

  21. Meet the Chicago Blackhawks' Speedy New Forward Viktor Stalberg

    Viktor Stalberg, F 6’3 210 DOB: 01/17/1986 Stalberg was acquired by the Chicago Blackhawks this summer in the trade that sent Kris Versteeg to the Toronto Maple Leafs, and is being viewed as (hopefully) his immediate replacement...

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  22. NHL, Players' Association Agree to Terms

    On Friday afternoon, ahead of the NHL's adjusted deadline, it appears there is resolution to report. Ilya Kovalchuk's attempted contract(s) with the New Jersey Devils opened a firestorm ...

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  23. Top 25 All-Time Chicago Blackhawks

    Last year, I looked back into the history of the Chicago Blackhawks, an Original Six franchise, and ranked the top players in the organization's great history...

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  24. Ilya Kovalchuk Chaos: NHL Gives Players Association Ultimatum

    On Wednesday afternoon, the NHL's deadline to either accept or reject the New Jersey Devils latest attempt to sign star forward Ilya Kovalchuk was pushed back to Friday at 5 p.m. ET...

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  25. Antti Niemi to Sign with San Jose Sharks?

    Sportsnet is reporting on Wednesday afternoon that goalie Antti Niemi could sign with the San Jose Sharks as soon as Friday, according to a source...

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