Archive for August, 2011

Lombardi Declared Free of Concussion Symptoms

2011TML

According to a story in Wednesday’s Toronto Star, Maple Leafs centre Matthew Lombardi has been declared symptom-free from the concussion he suffered early on in the 2010-11 season, although it remains unclear at this point if he will be ready in time when training camp breaks on September 16th. “(Lombardi) is cleared for full activity [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Dan Berlin - August 31, 2011 at 5:00 pm

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Flyers Lock up van Riemsdyk with Six Year Extension

2011PHI

With many clubs around the NHL experiencing their share of difficulties inking their restricted free agents to new deals, Philadelphia Flyers' GM Paul Holmgren avoided any potential stand-off with James van Riemsdyk next summer by signing the 22-year-old winger to a 6-year, $25.5 million contract extension.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by David Strehle - August 30, 2011 at 4:57 pm

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Is Bryzgalov Missing Ingredient in Flyers’ Cup Formula?

2011PHI

There is much to question heading into the upcoming season, but the Flyers take on an increased appearance of a Cup contender with Bryzgalov between the pipes.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by David Strehle - August 26, 2011 at 2:37 pm

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Youth From the Oil Can Bring the Heat

2011EDM

The Oilers are on the verge of another season with a roster full of youthful talent, with little to no experience in the NHL.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Kathryn Uggerholt - at 8:16 am

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Stars Take a New Approach with Gulutzan

2011DAL

After the Dallas Stars had missed the playoffs for a third year in a row, General Manager Joe Nieuwendyk decided to make a change in the coaching staff.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by DalStars10 - August 25, 2011 at 7:52 pm

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Kings find bargain in Moreau

2011LAK

It may not have been the signing that everyone was waiting to hear about, but the Los Angeles Kings made another smart move by signing unrestricted free agent winger Ethan Moreau.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Chris Van Deusen - at 5:59 pm

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Dallas Stars making big changes in the roster during the off season

2011DAL

The Dallas Stars are going into the 2011-2012 season with a new-look roster and one goal: to make the playoffs and win Lord's Stanley Cup.

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4 comments - What do you think?  Posted by DalStars10 - August 23, 2011 at 7:49 am

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Upshall welcomes change, opportunity with Panthers

2011FLA

By Bill Whitehead New Florida Panthers right winger Scottie Upshall has a reputation that he carries well. Outgoing, good-natured and vocal, Upshall appears to be living the dream daily. When it was announced he was going to play for the Panthers, TSN joked that Upshall acts as though he’s never had a bad day in [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Bill Whitehead - August 20, 2011 at 10:50 am

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Changes Emerge from Research and Development Camp

2011NHL

By Danny DiNicolantonio Over the past week at the research and development camp, there have been many discussions of change that could take effective for the upcoming 2011-12 season. The (RDC) was organized by league vice-president Brendan Shanahan for the second year in a row. Safety First: Come October, all 30 arenas around the National [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Danny Di Nicolantonio - August 19, 2011 at 4:59 pm

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Doughty Should Look at Hextall to See Potential Damage of Holdout

2011LAK

The contract standoff does not appear close to being resolved any time soon. Doughty needs to look no further than Kings Asst. GM Ron Hextall for what can happen if he chooses to become a holdout.

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3 comments - What do you think?  Posted by David Strehle - August 18, 2011 at 2:56 pm

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Changes to Power Play Rules Could Make Biggest Impact

2011NHL

The NHL's second annual Research and Development camp commenced this morning in Toronto, and one way to make a marked improvement in the game would be to revamp the rules for the power play.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by David Strehle - August 17, 2011 at 2:57 pm

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Flyers Will Host Capitals in Mid-September Rookie Game

2011PHI

Hockey fans in the Delaware Valley who have been struggling through a long, hot summer won't have to wait too much longer for a fix of their favorite team.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by David Strehle - at 11:24 am

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Scott Hannan joins the Calgary Flames

flames

The Calgary Flames announced the signing of defenceman Scott Hannan today. NHLHS Calgary Flames correspondent takes a look at the trade, and how the Flames defensive core shapes up this offseason.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Shahbaz Syed - August 13, 2011 at 4:06 pm

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