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NHL draft: 6 fascinating players to watch

Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Make no mistake, there is plenty of talent available in the 2017 draft. But for all the talk that this year's talent pool isn't deep, there are still plenty of good players available in the first round and beyond.

Coyotes, head coach Dave Tippett agree to part ways

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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The Arizona Coyotes and coach Dave Tippett have mutually agreed to part ways after eight seasons.

Failed offside challenge might now come with minor penalty

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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The NHL is considering issuing a minor penalty for a failed coach's challenge for offside.

Oilers deal Jordan Eberle to Islanders for Ryan Strome

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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The Edmonton Oilers moved another first-round pick Thursday, sending Jordan Eberle to the New York Islanders for fellow forward Ryan Strome. A year ago, Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli dealt first-rounder Taylor Hall to New Jersey.

Chris Pronger joins Florida Panthers’ front office

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Former NHL MVP Chris Pronger has joined the Florida Panthers' front office as a senior adviser to team president Dale Tallon.

Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard 1st selection for Vegas Golden Knights

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Goalie Calvin Pickard was the first selection in the Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft.

Oilers’ McDavid wins Ted Lindsay Award as players’ pick for top player

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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The first trophy of the NHL awards show has been handed out to Connor McDavid.

Golden Knights draft Sens defenceman Marc Methot: reports

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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The Ottawa Senators reportedly will lose the stay-at-home defenceman Marc Methot in the NHL's Vegas expansion draft on Wednesday night. The 32-year-old Ottawa native tied for second on the team in plus-minus last season.

Golden Knights sign Wild defenceman Erik Haula: report

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Minnesota Wild fans worried about losing Matt Dumba or Marco Scandella to the Vegas Golden Knights can exhale as fellow defenceman Erik Haula reportedly has signed with the NHL's 31st team ahead of Wednesday evening's expansion draft.

Award nominees McDavid, Matthews already starting to define NHL’s next generation

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Wayne Gretzky and Bobby Orr made sure they were in Toronto to witness the first NHL meeting between Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews.