7:54 PM EDT, Fri September 19, 2014

Panthers coach Gerard Gallant believes in hard work and having fun

The 13th franchise coach has three weeks to implement systems, improve special teams and formulate a lineupPanthers new coach Gerard Gallant is considered a players' coach, one who scored more thann 200 goals during an 11-year NHL career, and one who believes in face-to-face communication.
Toronto Star 13 mins ago
David Booth’s hunt for redemption high on Leafs ‘if’ list: Feschuk

David Booth’s hunt for redemption high on Leafs ‘if’ list: Feschuk

Quirky former Canuck could be next Mason Raymond. Keeping Jonathan Bernier fresh, better defence among keys to success.
Montreal Gazette 40 mins ago
Habs’ Weise on most-wanted list in Boston

Habs’ Weise on most-wanted list in Boston

Dale Weise has been sleeping soundly as the 2014-15 NHL season approaches.
Toronto Sun 44 mins ago
Leafs rank last in ESPN poll

Leafs rank last in ESPN poll

The Maple Leafs find themselves in the basement before a puck has even been dropped on the 2014-15 National Hockey League season.
Toronto Sun 47 mins ago
Healthy Booth looks to hit reset button with Maple Leafs

Healthy Booth looks to hit reset button with Maple Leafs

He’s one of several new Maple Leafs, but David Booth doesn’t have to be introduced to the guy who can help him get his career back on track.
Toronto Sun 47 mins ago
Maple Leafs' Nazem Kadri searching for consistency this season

Maple Leafs' Nazem Kadri searching for consistency this season

Consistency has been a slippery slope for Nazem Kadri in the National Hockey League.
Vancouver Sun 51 mins ago
Video: Canucks training camp opens in Whistler

Video: Canucks training camp opens in Whistler

Vancouver Sun hockey writer Brad Ziemer and columnist Iain MacIntyre break down the first day of training camp and look at possible lineups going into the season.
Habs coach Therrien happy with his four centres

Habs coach Therrien happy with his four centres

There was a full house in Brossard Friday as the Canadiens played their first scrimmage of training camp. Team A (Red) and Team B (White) played to a 3-3 tie. Max Pacioretty, Francis Bouillon and Lars Eller scored for Team […]
St. Paul Pioneer Press 1 hour ago
Wild: Yeo offers first look at how lines might shake out

Wild: Yeo offers first look at how lines might shake out

Line combinations under coach Mike Yeo often quickly change based off practices and games. So there's little stock to put into the lines in preseason, let alone the first day of training camp.

Desjardins starts training camp with a peak inside his head

WHISTLER, B.C. — Willie Desjardins is not wasting any time in getting his team ready for the start of the season. John Tortorella spent most of his lone Canucks training camp and preseason experimenting with lines that had zero-point-zero chance …
Newsday 1 hour ago

Rangers' Marc Staal wants quick contract resolution

It happened with Henrik Lundqvist and Dan Girardi.
St. Paul Pioneer Press 1 hour ago

Wild: Vanek happy he's here; teammates are, too

After months -- if not years -- of speculation, Thomas Vanek donned a Wild jersey in training camp for the first time Friday.
Toronto Star 1 hour ago
Maple Leafs opt for new fitness test in training camp

Maple Leafs opt for new fitness test in training camp

Coaching staff chose to depart from the VO2 max test, instead having players complete a 'skating efficiency test' to better measure aerobic performances.
Winnipeg Sun 1 hour ago
Mathieu Perreault brings whole different dynamic to Jets third-line centre position

Mathieu Perreault brings whole different dynamic to Jets third-line centre position

The size of the scrum grew as Mathieu Perreault answered his first couple of questions, and he knew he wasn’t in Southern California anymore.

Massive Day One Wild blog on first impressions and, of course, goaltending

Day one of training camp is in the books and here are some thoughts.

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