Hockey News: Quebec City Isn’t in the Clear Yet; Hurricanes Sale Lingers

Here are your NHL headlines for Aug. 27, 2015:

Although Quebec City is in Phase III of receiving an expansion team, the city cannot be considered a slam dunk. []

With Quebec City wanting a team, Carolina hockey fans may want to be watching their backs. []

The ever-changing economics across the world make league purchasing a guessing game. []

Ex-NHLer Sergei Gusev is entering a six-month doping ban in Russia. [ESPN]

Many NHL veterans remain as free agents as camps draw closer. [Detroit Free Press]

The NHL may do what they can to keep Slava Voynov off the ice. [Rant Sports]

(Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)
(Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

Who would the Kings protect in an expansion draft? [Hockey Buzz]

The Canadiens’ offense has been missing something; is new coaching consultant Craig Ramsay the answer? [A Winning Habit]

Why NHL fans shouldn’t fear Adidas. [Today’s Slapshot]

NHL teams who are the most likely to take a step back in 2015-16. [Bleacher Report]

It’s the preview time of season; here’s a closer look at the Atlantic Division. [On The Forecheck]

On National Dog Day, many players, including St. Louis’ David Backes, took to social media to show their appreciation. [Fox Sports]

Prospects Matthew Tkachuk, Kleffer Bellows and Chad Krys were all invited to the All-American Game. [The Score]