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As the calendar turns to August, the NHL is in the dog days of its summer sojourn. Here are five storylines I’m stoked about before training camps open in September: 1. Olympic absence NHL commissioner Gary Bettman has held firm on not sending players to the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, citing participation
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Andrei Markov will not return next season to the Montreal Canadiens, the only team he has played for in his 16 seasons in the league. He is scheduled to speak on a conference call Thursday afternoon. Andrei Markov has been an alternate captain for the Canadiens. Francois Lacasse/Getty Images Markov, 38, was the longest-tenured player
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Nashville Predators are making sure they keep Viktor Arvidsson around, re-signing him to a seven-year deal worth $29.75 million. General manager David Poile announced the deal Saturday night, hours after the team and Arvidsson went to arbitration. Arvidsson will count $4.25 million against the salary cap through 2022-23 after a 45-point
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MONTREAL — Canadiens fans looking forward to the annual arrival of their season tickets got an unwelcome surprise when the team announced it would be charging extra for printed tickets. Canadiens spokesman Francois Marchand confirmed that the default option will be mobile tickets and fans who want physical tickets will be charged $150 plus tax
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The Ottawa Senators and center Ryan Dzingel agreed to a two-year contract on Friday, avoiding an arbitration hearing. Dzingel’s contract has an average annual value of $1.8 million, the team announced. The Ottawa Senators and restricted free-agent forward Jean-Gabriel Pageau avoided arbitration by agreeing to terms on a three-year, $9.3 million contract. Dzingel, 25, scored
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