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Dallas Stars led the way with major moves in NHL offseason

The Dallas Stars led the league in significant moves in the offseason, hoping to turn around a franchise that seemed to be headed in the right direction a year ago. The team plummeted to a sixth-place finish last season in the Central Division a year after ending a decade-long division championship drought and earning top seeding in the Western Conference ...

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Devils’ Boyle diagnosed with cancer, expects to keep playing

Brian Boyle hopes to play hockey again soon after being diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia, a type of bone-marrow cancer that the New Jersey Devils’ team doctor said can largely be treated with medication. The 32-year-old forward was diagnosed with CML after bloodwork at the start of training camp showed irregularities from last season. Boyle said based on what team ...

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Blues’ Steen injures hand, will miss rest of preseason

ST. LOUIS (AP) St. Louis Blues forward Alexander Steen will miss the rest of training camp after suffering a left hand injury in the team’s first preseason game. The 33-year-old Steen was hurt against Dallas on Tuesday night and will be re-evaluated in three weeks. He is entering his 10th season with the Blues and coming off a year in ...

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Blues’ Steen to miss rest of camp with hand injury

ST. LOUIS — Another day, another player out for the St. Louis Blues. A day after announcing that forward Zach Sanford would miss much of the season and defenseman Jay Bouwmeester would not be ready at the start of the season, the Blues announced that forward Alexander Steen will miss the rest of training camp after suffering a left hand injury ...

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Anaheim Ducks announce preseason broadcast schedule

ANAHEIM, Calif. –The Anaheim Ducks announced Tuesday the club’s 2017 preseason broadcast schedule. The team’s first preseason game is this evening against the San Jose Sharks at 7 p.m. PST. The game will only be broadcast on radio on XEPRS 1090 AM. Prime Ticket will broadcast Anaheim’s preseason games on Sept. 22 and Sept. 24 as the Ducks take on the ...

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Brickley leads Panthers to exhibition win over Predators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Connor Brickley had two goals and an assist, helping the Florida Panthers beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 in a preseason split-squad game on Tuesday night. Henrik Haapala, Michael Matheson and Denis Malgin also scored for Florida. Starting goaltender James Reimer stopped all 15 shots he faced, and reserve Harri Sateri allowed three goals on 19 shots. Cody ...

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Florida Panthers 5, Nashville Predators 3

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Connor Brickley had two goals and an assist, helping the Florida Panthers beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 in a preseason split-squad game on Tuesday night. Henrik Haapala, Michael Matheson and Denis Malgin also scored for Florida. Starting goaltender James Reimer stopped all 15 shots he faced, and reserve Harri Sateri allowed three goals on 19 shots. ...

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Carolina Hurricanes 2, Tampa Bay Lightning 1

Hurricanes 2, Lightning 1 In Tampa, Florida, Teuvo Teravainen had a goal and an assist, leading Carolina to the win. Justin Williams also scored for Carolina. Alex Nedeljkovic made 14 saves, and reserve Callum Booth stopped all 11 shots he faced in the third. Michael Leighton allowed both Carolina goals on 22 shots. Adam Erne scored for the Lightning in ...

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NHL Players to Watch: Sabres Eichel has plenty to prove

Sabres center Jack Eichel isn’t mincing words when assessing his first two NHL seasons. ”Actually, I think I’ve proven nothing,” the 20-year-old face of the franchise said before bluntly outlining his lack of accomplishments. ”If you look at what I’ve done, it hasn’t been a whole lot,” Eichel said. ”Two mediocre seasons on a losing team.” The player selected No. ...

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Blues assign four players to junior teams

ST. LOUIS — On the eve of their first preseason game and only four days into training camp, the St. Louis Blues have reduced their camp roster to 49 by sending four players to their respective junior teams. The club assigned forward Tanner Kaspick to Brandon of the WHL, defenseman Trenton Bourque to Owen Sound of the OHL, defenseman David ...

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