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  • Streit looks to take on leadership role for Flyers

    Streit looks to take on leadership role for Flyers
    PHILADELPHIA — Hockey bills itself as the fastest sport around, and that probably includes changes in players' roles, too. Just a year ago, Mark Streit was a brand new addition to the Flyers. A seasoned veteran in his mid-30s, Streit still had a...
  • Panthers coach Gerard Gallant believes in hard work, having fun

    Panthers coach Gerard Gallant believes in hard work, having fun
    Panthers new coach Gerard Gallant is considered a players' coach, one who scored more than 200 goals during an 11-year NHL career, and one who believes in face-to-face communication. Just don't expect him to tweet, text or call. "I didn't talk to...
  • NHL Hall of Famer Denis Potvin impressed by top pick Aaron Ekblad

    NHL Hall of Famer Denis Potvin impressed by top pick Aaron Ekblad
    As Panthers rookie defenseman Aaron Ekblad dug the puck out of the corner during a half-ice drill during the first prospects practice Friday morning at the team facility, all eyes were on him, particularly an interested set owned by NHL legend Denis...
  • Wild signs RW Niederreiter

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: updates with salary Wild signs RW Niederreiter The Minnesota Wild signed restricted free agent right winger Nino Niederreiter to a three-year, $8 million contract on Thursday. The 22-year-old Niederreiter made his Wild...
  • NHL roundup: League announces rule changes

    The Sports Xchange NHL roundup: League announces rule changes The NHL announced Thursday a series of rules changes for the 2014-15 season, following approval earlier in the summer by the League's Board of Governors and the National Hockey League...
  • Rookie Vincent Trocheck hopes to force Panthers to keep him on opening-night roster

    Panthers forward Sean Bergenheim, a first-round draft pick in 2002, certainly will never forget his first rookie camp with the Islanders. "I remember in the first [rookie] game against Philadelphia we had eight fights in the first five minutes,'' laughed...
  • Two charged in overdose death of former Wild player Derek Boogaard

    More than three years after Derek Boogaard's fatal overdose in his brother's downtown Minneapolis residence, a former small-time hockey player and a health professional who had access to narcotics, have been indicted in federal court in New York in...
  • NHL picks Panthers Nick Bjugstad for media tour of stars

    NHL picks Panthers Nick Bjugstad for media tour of stars
    NHL.com There are a number of benchmark dates on the NHL calendar, and one of them is occurring here this week. The annual NHL Player Media Tour has brought 34 of the League's top stars to the New York area for two days of interviews, photo shoots,...
  • PPL Center jobs staying close to home

    PPL Center jobs staying close to home
    After months of task force meetings, community outcry and job fairs designed to draw city residents, Allentown officials say their efforts have begun to pay off. Roughly 300 people have been hired to work at the soon-to-open PPL Center and two-thirds of...
  • Hartford Not Mentioned As NHL Expansion Rumors Swirl

    Hartford Not Mentioned As NHL Expansion Rumors Swirl
    The NHL might be poised to expand to as many as four markets, according to media reports Tuesday. Hartford, though, is not on the list of possible sites. Tony Gallagher, a columnist for the Vancouver Province, reported Tuesday that NHL expansion to...
  • Hextall to play for Lehigh Valley Phantoms

    Brett Hextall, the 26-year-old son of Philadelphia Flyers Hall of Famer and general manager Ron Hextall, has signed an AHL contract with the team's AHL affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, for the 2014-15 season. Brett Hextall is a 5-10, 190-pound...