NHL Roundup: No playoffs games in Canada, top UFA defenseman this summer, and more

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Here’s a quick round up of stories for you.

NHL rumors: NHL may move Canadian teams to US bubble?

There’s growing concerns that the NHL will look to move Canadian teams to cities South of the border to play their post season games. Initially it was reported by Pierre LeBrun that the consideration was to just move the division winner after two rounds to a nearby U.S. city to play their home games (i.e. Toronto playing in Buffalo).

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Preview the NHL’s top UFA defenseman this summer

This offseason there will be a number of NHL unrestricted free agents, many of them will be top tier players. It’s never too early to start looking at some of the biggest names that will be available. Yesterday we previewed some of the top forwards, now let’s hit the blue-line.

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NHL News: Patrick Marleau ties Gordie Howe

San Jose Sharks forward Patrick Marleau has tied Gordie Howe’s record for most regular season games played at 1767. On Monday, Marleau will be at the top of the list while commanding respect and admiration from around the league.

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