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NEW YORK — Eric Nystrom’s favorite team is the one he plays for, the Dallas Stars, but he admits he’s kept a very close eye on another NHL team. Born in the Long Island town of Syosset, N.Y., Nystrom is the son of Bob Nystrom, who won four St…

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – The Los Angeles Kings and the St. Louis Blues are aware their first-round series is a bit more violent than most. Dustin Penner’s friends around the league can tell it’s a dangerous matchup just watching on television. …

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VANCOUVER — Vancouver Canucks general manager Mike Gillis said during his season-ending press conference Thursday it is unlikely former franchise goaltender Roberto Luongo will be back with the team next season. After already waiting more than…

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The NHL and National Hockey League Players’ Association are continuing to work with the International Ice Hockey Federation and the International Olympic Committee on potential participation in the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, NHL De…

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SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San Jose Sharks will begin the second round of the playoffs somewhat short-handed after losing forward Adam Burish to an undisclosed upper-body injury. Burish got hurt during the team’s 4-3 overtime win over the Vancouv…

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SAN JOSE, Calif. — San Jose Sharks fourth-line forward Adam Burish has been ruled out for the Western Conference Semifinals with an upper-body injury, the team announced Thursday. Burish was injured in the second period of the Sharks’ series-…

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BUFFALO, N.Y. – A person familiar with the decisions has confirmed the Buffalo Sabres have fired assistant coaches James Patrick and Kevyn Adams. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity Thursday, because the Sabres have not announced t…

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WASHINGTON – Not a single member of the current Washington Capitals roster is from Washington. In fact, Jeff Halpern remains the only player born-and-bred in the area to make the local NHL team, and he’s come and gone twice in his 13 seasons in …

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The National Hockey League reached a consensus on Thursday with several member nations of the International Ice Hockey Federation for a new Player Transfer Agreement that could be as long as seven years and, at minimum, will be four years, NHL Dep…

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NEW YORK, N.Y. – Marc Staal’s return to the New York Rangers’ lineup following a serious eye injury lasted only one game as he is sitting out Game 4 of the first-round playoff series with the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night. Staal play…

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