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Sabres' Evander Kane Out Weeks with Cracked RibsBuffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane is out indefinitely after cracking three ribs in Thursday's season opener.
Obama Honors Stanley Cup Winners at White HousePresident Barack Obama honored the Pittsburgh Penguins at the White House on Thursday for completing what he described as one of the most remarkable turnarounds in the history of the National Hockey League as they won their fourth Stanley Cup.
US Adds Palmieri to World Cup Roster to Replace CallahanUSA Hockey has named New Jersey Devils forward Kyle Palmieri to its World Cup of Hockey roster, replacing the injured Ryan Callahan.
Lightning Sign Alex Killorn to $31.15 Million, 7-Year DealAlex Killorn and the Lightning wanted to keep the team together, and Tampa Bay made sure he'd be part of its long-term future. The Lightning on Sunday signed Killorn to a $31.15 million, seven-year contract to avoid arbitration and lock up another important player.
Stamkos Re-Signing with LightningTampa Bay Lightning Captain Steven Stamkos has put an end to all the free agency sweepstakes rumors by reportedly agreeing to an 8 year -$68 million dollar contract to remain with the Bolts.
Odd-Man Out in Florida, Kulikov Excited to Join SabresDmitry Kulikov was initially excited upon learning the Florida Panthers had acquired and then signed free-agent defenseman Keith Yandle to a long-term contract last week.
Lindros' Wait Over As He Headlines Hockey Hall of Fame ClassHis Hart Trophy-winning season as NHL MVP with the Flyers in 1995 and his overall dominance and international success ended up being too much to keep him out.
Chicago's Patrick Kane wins the Hart Trophy as NHL MVPThe Chicago Blackhawks' NHL scoring champion won the Hart Trophy on Wednesday night, becoming the first player born and trained in the U.S. to be named the league's most valuable player.
Lightning's Ryan Callahan Has Hip Surgery, Out 5 MonthsTampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan has undergone surgery to repair a labral tear in his right hip and will be sidelined about five months, which means he will not play for Team USA in the World Cup of Hockey.
Lightning Hire Todd Richards as Assistant CoachThe Tampa Bay Lightning hired Todd Richards on Tuesday as an assistant on coach Jon Cooper's staff.
Confident Lightning Headed to East Final AgainWith Ben Bishop, Nikita Kucherov and Victor Hedman leading the way, the Lightning are back in the Eastern Conference final again after defeating the Detroit Red Wings and New York Islanders in the first two rounds.

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