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UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) – An NHL arbitrator has upheld the June 22 trade that sent defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky from the Anaheim Ducks to the New York Islanders for a second-round pick in 2013. The Islanders announced the decision Wednesday. …

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NEW YORK — National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman said Wednesday the League’s owners made a proposal for a new Collective Bargaining Agreement that included “meaningful movement” in an attempt to avoid a work stoppage that would begin t…

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The Los Angeles Kings signed defenseman Kurtis MacDermid to a three-year, entry-level contract, the club announced Wednesday. MacDermid, 18, played last season with the Owen Sound Attack of the Ontario Hockey League. In nine games, he had two a…

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Hall of Famer Mats Sundin will be an adviser to Sweden’s national team, it was announced Wednesday. “We’re happy to get Mats Sundin involved in our work in this capacity. It’ll be exciting to follow the cooperation this season, a season that wi…

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It appears Carlo Colaiacovo will have a new home this season. Andy Strickland of the The Fan 590-AM in St. Louis reported Wednesday night that the 29-year-old defenseman has agreed to a two-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings. The deal, ac…

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He’ll definitely lead the team in hits. Teenage pop star Justin Bieber has been offered a contract by the Bakersfield Condors of the ECHL. “Yes, we would play him if he was up for it,” coach Matt O’Dette told NHL.com. “I have seen video on h…

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Sidney Crosby has played 20 games in the 2012 calendar year, due mostly to concussion and neck problems, but he’s been feeling good after recent informal on- and off-ice workouts with his Pittsburgh Penguins teammates. Crosby told the Pittsburg…

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Marian Gaborik skated with his New York Rangers teammates Tuesday and the forward said he is “very happy with the progress” as he recovers from offseason shoulder surgery. Gaborik had a torn labrum in his right shoulder repaired June 6. He is …

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The Boston Bruins won the Stanley Cup in 2011 and likely will remain one of the top contenders for the trophy in the foreseeable future. Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli deftly has secured a long-term commitment from nearly every key figu…

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The terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 caused the deaths of nearly 3,000 people and impacted the lives of families across the globe. The Los Angeles Kings, and hockey in general, were not spared on that day as the Kings felt the loss of Garnet “A…

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