1. NHL Free Agency 2012: How the Carolina Hurricanes Stand Entering Free Agency

    The countdown to the opening of NHL free agency has reached 48 hours. Come Sunday at noon, the market's biggest names will be dropping like stones as a select few Cup contenders seek to land their one missing piece...

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  2. NHL Free Agency 2012: Evaluating the 10 Biggest Free Agency & Trade Rumors

    In less than a week, the NHL free-agent market will be open for business. As the clock ticks down every second until July 1st, the airwaves continue to overflow with rumors, reports ...

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  3. NHL Free Agency 2012: Complete List of RFA's Not Given Qualifying Offers

    In less than a week, 598 hockey players of all sorts will hit the 2012 NHL free-agent market, their contracts having all expired on the first day of July...

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  4. NHL Trades: Flyers Acquire Luke Shenn from Maple Leafs for James van Riemsdyk

    For Luke and Brayden Shenn , Philadelphia has become the City of Brotherly Love in more ways than one...

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  5. Jordan Staal: Predicting His Production for the Carolina Hurricanes in 2012-2013

    When a tsunami of trade action hit the NHL draft floor last night, trade centerpiece Jordan Staal was the last person in the hockey universe to know...

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  6. NHL Draft 2012: Kings' Tanner Pearson Is the First Round's Biggest Steal

    Four hundred and sixty-one picks after Tanner Pearson became eligible for the NHL draft, the 19-year-old winger has finally found a home in the National Hockey League...

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  7. 2012 NHL Draft Grades: Full Round 1 Report Card and Results

    At long last, the 2012 NHL entry draft is upon us. Thirty teams, 27 of which enter the draft holding at least one first-round pick, will have a choice that could redefine their franchise for decades...

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  8. NHL Draft 2012: 5 Teams That Will Be Busiest During the First Round

    Chaos. There is no better word to describe the first round of the NHL Draft. By the television program guide, Friday's festivities are a mere two-hour event...

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  9. NHL 2012-2013 Schedule Released: Carolina Hurricanes' Schedule Preview

    The National Hockey League has released its 2012-2013 season schedule . Starting October 11th—unless September's CBA negotiations lead to an extended lockout—all 30 NHL teams will embark on another five-month, 1,230-game campaign...

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  10. NHL Mock Draft 2012: Carolina Hurricanes Draft Preview & Complete Mock Draft

    It's been more than two months now since we last saw the Carolina Hurricanes take the ice, and while they won't be hitting the rink this weekend either, it's finally back to business for at least a few 'Canes...

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  11. NHL Draft: Biggest Busts Picked at Each Top 5 Draft Position

    What's the difference between Jason Spezza and Alexander Svitov? One pick. Indeed, Spezza (the No. 2 pick in 2001) and Svitov (the No. 3 pick in 2001) were chosen as consecutive picks of the NHL Entry Draft just 11 years ago...

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  12. NHL Trades 2012: Tampa Bay Lightning Overpay to Acquire Anders Lindback

    The Tampa Bay Lightning may have found a solution to their goaltending dilemma. GM Steve Yzerman has reportedly acquired the rights to young goaltender Anders Lindback from the ...

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  13. 2012 Stanley Cup Finals: Analyzing the Los Angeles Kings' Postseason Dominance

    The Los Angeles Kings have captured the Stanley Cup. In perhaps the most unlikely Cup crowning in NHL history, the Kings routed the New Jersey Devils 6-1 Monday night to finish off a postseason run utterly unparalleled in hockey history...

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  14. Stanley Cup Final 2012: New Jersey Devils Win Would Be Biggest Upset in History

    With surprising back-to-back wins in Games 4 and 5, the New Jersey Devils will bring newfound confidence and momentum into Monday's Game 6...

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  15. 2012 NHL Free Agency: David Jones Re-Signed by Colorado Avalanche

    The 2012 crop of free-agent forwards just got a little shallower. David Jones, formerly slated to become a UFA on July 1st, has been reportedly re-signed to a four-year contract by the Colorado Avalanche ...

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  16. NHL13 Cover Vote: 4 Reasons Why Pekka Rinne Will Win the Vote

    Finland might finally have its NHL superstar. Well, its NHL13 superstar, at least. The final vote to determine the cover player of NHL13 has concluded, and there's only one thing ...

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  17. Marian Gaborik's Surgery Guarantees New York Rangers Will Acquire Rick Nash

    The National Hockey League is reporting that New York Rangers star Marian Gaborik is set to undergo rotator cuff surgery next week...

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  18. NHL Free Agency 2012: The 10 Best Free-Agent Defensemen and Where They'll Sign

    The opening of the 2012 NHL free-agent market is only a month away, and the discussions surrounding this summer's class of players is beginning to heat up. It's very possible that defense, rather than offense, could steal the show come July...

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  19. 2012 Stanley Cup Finals: Game-by-Game Predictions for Kings vs. Devils

    The 2012 Stanley Cup Finals are set. With Friday's 3-2 overtime victory in hand, the Eastern Conference champion New Jersey Devils have secured their chance to face the Western Conference's Los Angeles Kings in the NHL 's title-deciding series...

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  20. NHL Playoffs 2012: 5 Things the New York Rangers Must Change to Win Game 6

    The hockey world was shocked Wednesday night as the New York Rangers lost 5-3 to the New Jersey Devils to fall within one game of elimination...

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  21. Carolina Hurricanes Fortify Defense as Jamie McBain, Bobby Sanguinetti Re-Sign

    Carolina Hurricanes GM Jim Rutherford announced Monday the re-signings of defensemen Jamie McBain and Bobby Sanguinetti...

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  22. 2012 NHL Free Agency: Why Carolina Hurricanes Will Sign Zach Parise

    Zach Parise . Without a doubt, the most desirable free agent on the market. A former first-round pick, 94-point playmaker and five-time 30-goal scorer. And the current captain of the New Jersey Devils ...

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  23. Dale Hunter Steps Down: How Washington Capitals Can Move Forward Without Him

    Less than 48 hours after being eliminated from the 2012 NHL Playoffs, the Washington Capitals now face another tremendous setback...

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  24. NHL Free Agency 2012: 11 Most Overpriced Players on the Market This Summer

    The National Hockey League is less than two months away from its wildest day, and the competition for best free agents on the market has already hit a frantic pace...

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  25. 2012 NHL Playoffs: What Elimination Would Really Mean for Nashville Predators

    The Nashville Predators are set to face elimination tonight in Phoenix. It's the first time the Preds have been up against the wall since May 9th, 2011, a Game 6 loss to the Vancouver Canucks that eliminated Nashville in the second round...

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