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New York Rangers defenseman Nick Holden could be on the move soon. According to a TSN report via Larry Brooks of the New York Post, the Blueshirts are expected to attempt to trade the 30-year-old defenseman. Rangers’ Motives to Trade Holden Regressing Offense and Subpar Defense Holden is coming off a season that saw him put
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There were rumors that George McPhee and the Vegas Golden Knights were looking to move defensemen thanks to a stocked-full cupboard of blueliners they picked up at the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft. It appears that plans may have changed. The Golden Knights have 11 defensemen on their roster, but McPhee says they aren’t urgently trying
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Things have started to settle down a little in the hockey world. What was a crazy couple weeks between the NHL Entry Draft and NHL Free Agency on July 1,meant that players found new homes, assets were traded, prospects learned of their futures and some in-house talent got signed to large extensions. Just because things
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With only one day until free agency, the pieces are starting to fall into place. It’s coming down the wire and players are using teams as leverage, making their final visits and creating backup plans in the event their first choices are not an option come July 1. Marleau and Thornton Playing Hardball? (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA
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Rumor Rundown: Bonino, Kunitz, Daley, Cullen All Leaving Penguins “; } document.getElementById(“sda_1735”).style.display = “block”; document.getElementById(“sda_1735”).innerHTML = sda_html; } function _load_1735() { var xhrq_1735 = new XMLHttpRequest(); xhrq_1735.open(“GET”, “/ez_aba_load/?aba_id=1735&aba_wid=F2C14FBF-A837-476F-A1B7-225A1C8BB528&aba_did=dGhlaG9ja2V5d3JpdGVycy5lem9pYy5jb20=”, true); xhrq_1735.onload = function (e) { if (xhrq_1735.readyState === 4) { if (xhrq_1735.status === 200) { eval(xhrq_1735.responseText); } } }; xhrq_1735.send(null); } if (typeof ez_cra_check === ‘undefined’)
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The rumors are fast and furious. As such, we’ll be coming hot and heavy for the remaining days leading up to July 1. Teams are talking to pending unrestricted free agents and trades are being considered in order for clubs to make room when the market opens. Related: Rumor Rundown: Tavares, Yakupov, Thornton, More on
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In what was supposed to be a well-kept and very big secret until the NHL Awards on Wednesday night, the cat is out of the bag. The theory was a good idea, but the practice of hiding such quickly spreading news in today’s NHL is next to impossible. Managers tell their players, the players tell
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This morning at 10 am Eastern Time, the NHL revealed each of the 30 teams unprotected lists for the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft and social media exploded. Immediate questions arose and the mainstream media was quick to assume that not all was as meets the eye. There were a number of teams who left exposed
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Codi Ceci has been informed by the Ottawa Senators that he’ll be protected in the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft. That means either Dion Phaneuf or Marc Methot are likely on their way out of the Senators organization. Dion Phaneuf resubmitted a trade list of 12 teams he’d be willing to accept a trade and it
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With the deadline having past for players to waive or not waive their no-move and no -trade clauses, certain things are starting to become more clear. However, new questions arise as unexpected twists have entered the picture. Among them are what’s going to happen to players like Kevin Bieksa in Anaheim and Scott Hartnell in
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Evander Kane has rarely been a player securely entrenched in one place. The most recent years of his still young career have been productive but also clouded by trade rumors. A polarizing player, he’s been off and on with Sabres owner Terry Pegula and Kane is back in the rumor mill again, this time perhaps
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Every NHL team will be busy this summer but there are rumblings the Edmonton Oilers are close to set on a few items. Four very major pieces are on the team’s immediate agenda and deals might be imminent, perhaps announced later in the summer. McDavid and Draisaitl Deals (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports) Darren Dreger and Bob
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Rumblings exist that there are NHL teams who have players they either want to lose in NHL Expansion or are prepared to pay to keep. Those teams are making plans and lining up the dominos in an effort to do what’s necessary to have the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft proceedings go in their favor. Will
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The fast-approaching NHL Expansion Draft for the Vegas Golden Knights could very well lead to a flurry of trade activity in the final hours beforehand. Several teams are in a bind with the draft’s exposure requirements, as they risk losing good players and getting nothing in return. One of those teams that looks to be
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Thus far in the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, arguably the biggest story has been the run the Nashville Predators are on. After shocking the world with a clean sweep of the consistent Cup-favorite Chicago Blackhawks, the Preds then rode that high en route to a six-game second-round victory against the St. Louis Blues. After years
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As is being reported by Pierre LeBrun of TSN, New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero said he confirmed with agent Jay Grossman that his client, Ilya Kovalchuk, wants to come back to the NHL next season and he’s looking for a possible two-year deal. As a result, Shero has given Kovalchuk’s agent permission to
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The Vegas Golden Knights could soon be dipping into the KHL pool once again to help build their inaugural roster for 2017-18. Having already signed 30-year-old playmaking center Vadim Shipachyov, the Golden Knights now might be looking to add Russian winger Evgeny Dadonov. According to Sports-Express’ Igor Eronko, Vegas is looking to double-dip and acquire
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The Boston Bruins are a team that took a pretty sizeable step forward in 2016-17. While they felt the pain of a disappointing defeat at the hands of the Ottawa Senators in this year’s playoffs, the team has a clear direction and a slow and steady build to a deeper team that can regularly compete