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On the eve of staging their own international tournament that will pit best on best, the leaders of the NHL and NHL Players' Association are weighing the pros and cons of returning to the Winter Olympics in 2018. more »
Jamie Benn underwent surgery to repair a core muscle injury on July 14. Dallas Stars general manager Jim Nill said in a statement at the time that the surgery would require a six-week recovery after which Benn's availability for the World Cup would be determined. more »
The Ottawa Senators have signed defenceman Cody Ceci to a two-year contract with an annual value of $2.8 million US. The contract runs through the end of the 2017-18. Ceci will get $2.25 million in the first year and $3.35 million in the second n year. more »
Donald Fehr is approaching six years in his post as the head of the NHL Players' Association. In advance of the World Cup, he discusses next month's tournament and other issues in the game, including fighting and future lockouts. more »