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Patrik Laine Looking for Fresh Start After Mutual Agreement with Columbus

After a rather rough season for Columbus Blue Jackets forward Patrik Laine, it has been reported by TSN Insider Pierre LeBrun on Insider Trading that Patrik Laine is looking for a fresh start and it’s a mutual feeling with the team. This isn’t shocking news after Laine hasn’t been able to find his elite game […]

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Valeri Nichushkin Suspended Six Months Without Pay

Valeri Nichushkin of the Colorado Avalanche has re-entered the NHL/NHLPA Player Assistance following a failed drug test. Nichuskin has scored nine goals in the 2024 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs and leaves his team down against the Dallas Stars where they look to clinch a spot in the Western Conference finals. Nichushkin, 29, has been a […]

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Kuznetsov Clears Player Assistance Program, Placed on Waivers

The National Hockey League and its Player Assistance program announced earlier today that Evgeny Kuznetsov of the Washington Capitals was cleared to resume practicing. Kuznetzov entered the program on February 6th where he missed 12 games. It is still unclear why the Capitals forward entered the program. Teams are not told details of a player’s […]

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