2:36 PM EDT, Tue July 22, 2014

Hawks could accelerate college prospects

The Chicago Blackhawks are bursting at the seams as an organization with NHL-caliber players. For the most part, that's a good situation to be in. But one of the potential issues has come to light this year. As seen in the case of Kevin Hayes, the Blackhawks' 2010 first-round draft pick, their prospects have the option of waiting out the period the organization owns their rights and they can decide to become free agents. The Blackhawks put a lot of time into working to develop Hayes over the last four-plus years, and it will be a disappointment for them if he doesn't sign, which is unlikely...

Blackhawks top national TV slate with 20 games

The Blackhawks' overtime loss to the L.A. Kings in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals surely broke hearts in Chicago, but few would argue that it was great television--perhaps the NHL's most rivoting viewing of the season.
Chicago Tribune 3 hours ago

Blackhawks top national TV slate with 20 games

The Blackhawks' overtime loss to the L.A. Kings in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals surely broke hearts in Chicago, but few would argue that it was great television--perhaps the NHL's most rivoting viewing of the season.

Dallas Stars set for four national television appearances

The Dallas Stars will make four appearances this season on the NBC Sports Network, a cable channel. The Stars will make their first appearance on Jan. 4, at Chicago. The start time for that game has been pushed back one …

Stars avoid arbitration, agree to a four-year deal with Antoine Roussel

More details to come. Roussel, 24, played in 81 games last season and tallied 29 points (14 goals, 15 assists). He averaged 13:19 in ice time and finished third in the NHL in penalty minutes at 209. He was also …
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 14 hours ago
Gunnarsson ready to start anew in St. Louis

Gunnarsson ready to start anew in St. Louis

Acquired in last month's trade for Roman Polak, the new Blues defenseman is expected to further improve the team's transition game.

Avalanche fans grumbling more about Ryan O’Reilly saga

I’m getting more and more of these kinds of emails, just so Avalanche management knows: Adrian: I am a beyond huge Avs fan, and enjoy your articles on the team. This ongoing war (and sadly, mostly to the Avs fault that it is now a war) between O’Reilly and the team is sickening me, mostly […]
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 17 hours ago

Wild's Vanek testifies in gambling case

The veteran winger and new Wild signee appeared voluntarily and is not charged with any crime.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 17 hours ago

Report: Thomas Vanek connected in federal gambling investigation

The new Wild winger was in federal court in New York apparently as a witness in a federal gambling investigation.

Stars, forward Antoine Roussel scheduled to start arbitration case

Nashville Predators Ryan Ellis, left, defends as Dallas Stars Antoine Roussel (21) of France passes the puck to the front of the net allowing Ryan Garbutt to score off the assist from Roussel in the first period of an NHL …
St. Paul Pioneer Press 18 hours ago

Minnesota Wild's Vanek reportedly connected to gambling probe

Thomas Vanek appeared in a Rochester, N.Y., court Monday and is connected to a gambling investigation involving a sports bar in Rochester called The Marina, according to the city's NBC affiliate, News 10.

Stars deals with Cody Eakin, Brenden Dillon could take longer

Dallas Stars center Cody Eakin (20) navigates close to the Ducks goal in the third period during the Anaheim Ducks vs. the Dallas Stars NHL playoff game 6 in Dallas, Texas on Sunday, April 27, 2014. (Louis DeLuca/Dallas Morning News)

Report: Thomas Vanek involved in gambling investigation; not charged with a crime

Thomas Vanek appeared in a Rochester, N.Y., court Monday and is connected to a gambling investigation involving a sports bar in Rochester called The Marina, according to the city's NBC affiliate, News 10. According to News 10, Bartlett told the network that Vanek was at the court to talk about his role as a witness in a case. Vanek has not been charged with a crime and issued a statement through his agent, Steve Bartlett. “Representatives of the U.S. Federal Government have asked for my coope... Read more..
St. Paul Pioneer Press 19 hours ago

Wild: Defenseman Nate Prosser signs two-way deal with St. Louis Blues

Former Minnesota Wild defenseman Nate Prosser agreed to terms with the St. Louis Blues on a one-year, two-way deal.
Denver Post Jul 21, 2014
Ryan O'Reilly seeks 1 year, $6.75 million in arbitration case with Avs

Ryan O'Reilly seeks 1 year, $6.75 million in arbitration case with Avs

Ryan O'Reilly will seek $6.75 million on his next contract with the Avalanche, a $250,000 raise from what he earned this past season.

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