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Steve Cangialosi Stepping Down as Devils Broadcaster | BLOG

Cangialosi was the Devils play-by-play announcer for the past 11 seasons. Steve Cangialosi has stepped down as the play-by-play voice of the New Jersey Devils on MSG Networks, a role he held for the past 11 seasons. "The New Jersey Devils are a first class organization, and it was a...
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Is It Time For the Wild To Tank?

Should the Minnesota Wild tank next year? If not now, when? The Wild had a 113-point season, a superstar performance in the playoffs, and still lost in the first round. So how is next year going to be better? What will they do with their roster with the upcoming cap situation? Kevin Fiala is all but gone, and the goalie situation remains a conundrum because Cam Talbot and Marc-Andre Fleury are getting older. If they couldn’t win this year and will be worse in the next year or two, is it time for the Wild to purposely tank?
SAINT PAUL, MN
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Steve Cangialosi Stepped Down from Play by Play Announcer of the New Jersey Devils

Earlier this evening, some big news went down involving New Jersey Devils broadcasts. As reported by Robert Aitken Jr. at NorthJersey.com, Steve Cangialosi is stepping away from calling Devils games. Cangialosi has further confirmed the news on Twitter:. This is significant as Cangialosi has been a part of Devils broadcasts...
NEWARK, NJ
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3 Maple Leafs Who May Be Traded in Favor of Salary Cap Flexibility

Toronto Maple Leafs general manager (GM) Kyle Dubas has another tall task ahead of him this upcoming offseason as I’m sure this familiar feeling is getting old. Another offseason that’s way too long for the Leafs’ GM who has one season left on his current contract. While an extension could certainly be in the cards, it’s also likely upper management waits to see how next season pans out.
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Seven-year-old sings national anthem, kicks off second round of playoffs

After Pranysqa Mishra's performance last year, she was invited back to FLA Live Arena. Pranysqa Mishra belts out the national anthem ahead of Game 1 between the Panthers and Lightning. 02:56 • 1:05 AM. To kick off the Eastern Conference Second Round, the Florida Panthers welcomed a little singer...
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Flyers Coaching Candidate: Peter DeBoer

The Flyers head coaching search continues and, as far as we know, there have not been an interviews with any candidates. Nobody has been announced as having any meetings with team personnel. Now, it could be that there might be someone on a Stanley Cup contending team that the Orange and Black have their sights on.
PHILADELPHIA, PA
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Wild facing 'uncertainty' in attempt to sign Fiala

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Kevin Fiala and general manager Bill Guerin each said they remain uncertain about the forward's future with the Minnesota Wild. Fiala set NHL career-highs in goals (33), assists (52) and points (85) in 82 games but can become a restricted free agent after the season. He played this season on a one-year, $5.1 million contract he signed Aug. 16 and avoided a salary arbitration hearing scheduled for the next day.
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Pastrnak to Represent Czechia at 2022 IIHF World Championship

BOSTON - David Pastrnak is headed to Finland to join Czechia at the 2022 IIHF World Championship. The winger has represented his country on numerous occasions over the last decade and was slated to be a member of Czechia's team at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing before the NHL pulled out of the Games due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Analyzing Detroit Red Wings Mock Draft Selections

The Detroit Red Wings draft preparations are in full swing. With them having been eliminated from Stanley Cup contention, the Red Wings mindset has to be getting prepared for the NHL entry draft. With that, it means we are officially in the mock draft season. The thing that makes this...
DETROIT, MI
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Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz: Lightning to resume bid at three-peat

Back-to-back champs enter second round against Panthers; Kuemper expected to start for Avalanche in Game 1. Welcome to the Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz, a daily in-depth look at the 2022 NHL postseason. There are two playoff games scheduled for Tuesday, the 17th day of the postseason and the first day of the second round.
TAMPA, FL
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Crosby wants to play at least three more seasons with Penguins

CRANBERRY, Pa. -- Sidney Crosby said he would like to play at least three more seasons for the Pittsburgh Penguins. The center has three seasons remaining on a 12-year, $104.4 million contract ($8.7 million average annual value) he signed July 1, 2012, and can be an unrestricted free agent after the 2024-25 season.
PITTSBURGH, PA
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A Look at the Probabilities for the New Jersey Devils Prospects

Outside of the Utica Comets and the World Hockey Championship, the 2021-22 season is now complete for the New Jersey Devils prospects. I wanted to take a look at how these players changed their NHL probabilities according to the Hockey Prospecting model from Byron Bader. The model includes over 5,000 players, including every skater drafted in the first 7 rounds of the draft from 1990 to present as well as stars from the 1980s. The model uses NHL Equivalencies from a player’s pre-draft year to their draft+3 season to project their chances of becoming a “Star” or “NHLer”. An NHLer is a player that reaches 200+ games. A Star is a forward that puts up 0.70+ career points per game or a defenseman with 0.45+ career points per game. The model also provides 5 player comparables for players based on their Star and NHLer probabilities.
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Klingberg wants to re-sign, remain with Stars

FRISCO, Texas -- John Klingberg wants to remain with the Dallas Stars. The 29-year-old defenseman, who can become an unrestricted free agent on July 13, has played all eight of his NHL seasons with the Stars since they selected him in the fifth round (No. 131) of the 2010 NHL Draft.
DALLAS, TX
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Rangers Had All the Pieces Working in Game 7 Win Over Penguins

The New York Rangers completed the 3-1 series comeback against the Pittsburgh Penguins on May 15 in dramatic fashion with a 4-3 overtime win. The home crowd at Madison Square Garden erupted in celebration with the realization that the organization they support will continue its season during the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs beginning on May 18 versus the Carolina Hurricanes. During Games 6 and 7, core players in Mika Zibanejad, Artemi Panarin, Adam Fox, Igor Shesterkin, and Chris Kreider answered the challenge of putting the franchise in a position to win the first-round series.
PITTSBURGH, PA
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3 Keys: Lightning at Panthers, Game 1 of Eastern Second Round

Florida has second chance to dethrone Tampa Bay after early exit last season. Lightning (3A) at Panthers (1A) The Florida Panthers are looking forward to getting a second chance to dethrone the Tampa Bay Lightning when they play Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Second Round at FLA Live Arena on Tuesday,
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Anaheim Ducks: Is Verbeek Looking to Trade Up?

Just last week I wrote about the Anaheim Ducks looking into the idea of trading their recently confirmed 10th overall draft pick in the 2022 NHL entry level draft for a player or players. As a rule, the teams which have moved their pick to pick up a big name have lost out. The New Jersey Devils getting four quality seasons from Corey Schneider may have the best of the return in that vein in recent memory.
ANAHEIM, CA
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3 Keys: Blues at Avalanche, Game 1 of Western Second Round

St. Louis likely to dress 11 forwards, seven defensemen; Colorado can take advantage of altitude. Blues (3C) at Avalanche (1C) The wait is finally over for the Colorado Avalanche and, to a lesser extent, the St. Louis Blues, when they open the best-of-7 Western Conference Second Round at Ball Arena on Tuesday.
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