Hockey News: NHL at the Olympics; Division Names

At first, it sounded like a news story from the Onion, but it’s in fact true. One of the NHL’s new divisions is called Metropolitan. [The Province]

Along with the division names, the NHL also released it’s schedule for the upcoming season. Here are some of the games you don’t want to miss. [Sportsnet]

The announcement the hockey world was waiting for: the NHL will send their players to the Olympic games in Sochi. [CBC]

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(Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

Both Canada and team USA are set to announce their rosters for this summer’s orientation camp. [Twitter]

Which country is the favorite to take home gold? [Bleacher Report]

Will Mike Babcock return behind the bench for Canada? [Kukla’s Korner]

Who should be their starting goaltender? [CBS Sports]

Tyler Seguin is better than Mike Modano. [Dallas News]

What’s holding up the Alex Pietrangelo extension? [Hockeybuzz]

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Pietrangelo is likely the Blues’ top priority this summer (Rich Kane/Icon SMI)

After re-signing Chris Stewart, will the Blues even have room? [NBC Sports]

The Flyers re-signed Sean Couturier. [Puck Daddy]

The CEO of Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment has been stirring up some controversy. [Toronto Sun]

Jaromir Jagr is determined to play for as many hockey teams as possible before he retires. [Fire and Ice]

Nobody likes the Buffalo Sabres. [Sabre Noise]

A possible landing spot for Brendan Morrow. [Cardiac Cane]

And finally, a look at Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews’ day with the Cup. [NHL]


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