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Martin Brodeur 'still looking for the right fit': report

Friday, 07.18.2014 / 11:17 AM / NHL Free Agency 2014

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Goaltender Martin Brodeur remains one of the most prominent names on the NHL free-agent market. He said Thursday it could stay that way for a while.

"I'm still looking for the right fit, and the right fit might not come this summer, it might come later on in the fall," Brodeur told Yahoo Sports. "I'm pretty open-minded. Regardless of what happens, if I play or don't play, I'm ready for anything. I'm looking forward to a new challenge, regardless if it's outside of hockey or still in hockey with a different organization."

There are few apparent openings for a No. 1 goalie as Brodeur looks to move on from the New Jersey Devils, and many Stanley Cup threats seemingly have their backup in place.

"If I'm going to not play with a contender, then definitely I'd like to play a lot," the 42-year-old said. "I'm really open-minded about the situation I'm looking for, but it's pretty specific, and me and my agent (Pat Brisson) are kind of looking at different options."

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Canucks' Subban hopes to create own niche

Friday, 07.18.2014 / 3:00 AM / NHL Insider

Kevin Woodley - NHL.com Correspondent

VANCOUVER -- It didn't take long before the questions directed at Vancouver Canucks prospect Jordan Subban during development camp focused more on his older brothers.

It never does.

He plays defenseman, the same position as Norris Trophy-winning sibling and Montreal Canadiens star P.K. Subban, so comparisons are inevitable. With middle brother Malcolm Subban coming off his first pro season as a goaltender in the Boston Bruins organization, the questions about family are never far off.

To be clear, none of that bothers the youngest Subban.

"I am used to it by now," Jordan said, adding most of the questions are about P.K. "He's my brother, so I love to talk about him, and it's great to see him have success, but at the same time I am me."

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Islanders' Pulock knows competition stiff on defense

Friday, 07.18.2014 / 3:00 AM / NHL Insider

Brian Compton - NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- No more junior hockey for Ryan Pulock. The offensive-minded defenseman is ready for his next challenge, which he hopes will be NHL competition as a member of the New York Islanders.

Pulock finished his junior career in 2013-14 as the leading goal-scorer among defensemen in Brandon Wheat Kings history. The Islanders' first-round pick (No. 15) at the 2013 NHL Draft scored 64 goals and 146 assists and played 261 games in four Western Hockey League seasons. He is armed with a slap shot that has been clocked at over 100 mph.

Pulock, who turns 20 on Oct. 6, could start the 2014-15 season with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers in the American Hockey League, but he'll head to NHL training camp in September with greater aspirations.

He'll be facing some stiff competition this fall. The Islanders already have Calvin de Haan, Travis Hamonic, Lubomir Visnovsky and Thomas Hickey in the mix on their blue line and signed TJ Brennan, the defenseman of the year in the AHL last season, on July 1. Griffin Reinhart, the Islanders' 2012 first-round pick (No. 4), also is expected to push hard for a roster spot.

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Goaltender Curry signs one-year contract with Wild

Thursday, 07.17.2014 / 4:16 PM / NHL Free Agency 2014

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Goaltender John Curry and the Minnesota Wild agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way contract, the team announced Thursday. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Curry, 30, was 7-9-2 with a 2.62 goals-against average, .930 save percentage and one shutout in 19 games last season with the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League.

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Red Wings re-sign forwards Callahan, Nestrasil

Thursday, 07.17.2014 / 11:22 AM / NHL Free Agency 2014

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The Detroit Red Wings re-signed forwards Mitch Callahan and Andrej Nestrasil each to a one-year contract, the team announced Thursday. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Callahan, 22, made his NHL debut on March 25 against the Columbus Blue Jackets. He was second on the Grand Rapid Griffins of the American Hockey League with 26 goals and fourth with 44 points in 70 regular-season games.

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Canucks' Horvat trims down, aims for roster spot

Thursday, 07.17.2014 / 3:00 AM / NHL Insider

Kevin Woodley - NHL.com Correspondent

Bo Horvat
Center - VAN
2013-14 stats with London (OHL)
Goals: 30 | Assists: 44 | Pts: 74
Games: 54 | +/-: 20

VANCOUVER -- Bo Horvat is trying to lighten up.

Not in a "Why so serious?" kind of way, mind you. The Vancouver Canucks' top prospect is trying to lose weight with the hope it will make him faster and ease the transition from junior hockey to the NHL as a 19-year-old center this season.

Horvat, who was selected by the Canucks with the ninth pick of the 2013 NHL Draft, a pick acquired from the New Jersey Devils in a trade for goaltender Cory Schneider, has already dropped 6-8 pounds in less than three weeks.

"I have to get lighter," said Horvat, who was listed at 6-foot and 206 pounds for Canucks development camp. "It's not like I am overweight or anything; it's just trying to get quick, get leaner and a little bit lighter and try to work on my speed and my agility."

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Defenseman Butler signs one-year contract with Blues

Wednesday, 07.16.2014 / 11:06 PM / NHL Free Agency 2014

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Defenseman Chris Butler signed a one-year, two-way contract with the St. Louis Blues, the team announced Wednesday. Financial terms were not disclosed.

"My personal goal is to come to training camp and compete for a spot," Butler told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "I have no intention of playing in the American League, even though it's a two-way deal. I feel like I'm still an NHL player ... it's just kind of a camp to take a step back and redefine myself as a player, come to a winning organization and a team and a franchise that I think is pretty close to achieving their ultimate goal."

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Defensemen Demers, Doherty sign with Sharks

Wednesday, 07.16.2014 / 11:02 PM / NHL Free Agency 2014

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Defenseman Jason Demers and the San Jose Sharks agreed to terms Wednesday on a two-year contract. Financial terms were not released but the contract is worth $3.4 million per season, according to Elliotte Friedman of "Hockey Night In Canada."

"I want to be in San Jose as long as I can. I love the organization," Demers said, according to CSN Bay Area. "They did a lot for me, and I owe a lot to them."

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Grigorenko blames self for not sticking with Sabres

Wednesday, 07.16.2014 / 9:41 PM / NHL Insider

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Mikhail Grigorenko started each of the past two seasons with the Buffalo Sabres, then found himself back in juniors and eventually in the American Hockey League.

He says he has only himself to blame.

"From past experiences, I've kind of realized that it was probably no one's fault but mine that I didn't stay in the NHL," Grigorenko told the Sabres website Wednesday at development camp. "If I want to play in the best league in the world, it's just on me. No one is going to make me play just because I was drafted in the first round. I just need to go out there and just be the best."

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Toews, Kane never thought of leaving Blackhawks

Wednesday, 07.16.2014 / 8:35 PM / NHL Insider

Brian Hedger - NHL.com Correspondent

CHICAGO -- Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane would've had tantalizing options as unrestricted free agents, but the idea of staying with the Chicago Blackhawks was more appealing.

After winning the Stanley Cup twice in their first seven seasons, the Blackhawks' dynamic duo intends to add more championship banners to the rafters inside United Center. That's ultimately what led them to sign identical eight-year contract extensions July 9, reportedly worth $84 million each, choosing to avoid hitting the open market as free agents July 1, 2015.

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