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Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL May 29th, 2015

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Matt Duchene isn't happy that many Russian players left the ice before he got to celebrate hearing the the Canadian national anthem at the IIHF world hockey championship! [Sportsnet]

The Russian team may face sanctions because they left the ice before the end of the medal ceremony at the IIHF. [CBC]

Patrick Roy likes the deal Mike Babcock signed, he hopes it means more money for not only head coaches but also assistant coaches. [The Chronicle Herald]

There are a number of players in the Memorial Cup that have family members that played in the NHL. [The Star]

The Komets are still waiting to hear from the Colorado Avalanche on whether they want to renew their affiliation with the ECHL team. [Journal Gazette]

Will we see a NHL team in Vegas by 2017? [Las Vegas Sun]

Does McDavid deserve the comparisons to Crosby? [NHL]

Nicklas Backstrom undergoes arthroscopic hip surgery. [Washington Post]

Meanwhile, Eichel gets compared to Kariya. [NHL]

The Blue Jackets sign Goloubef to 2-year contract extension. [Bellingham Herald]

Peladeau is accused of scaring off the NHL from giving Quebec a new team. [The Spec]

Simon Gagne might want to come back to the NHL. [The Score] He also opens up about his leave of absence, and the fact that he cried on the bench in Phoenix (also of note in the video he says that he hasn't made a decision about returning to the NHL or not). [TVA] {The article is in French as is the video}

Flyers new head coach, Dave Hakstol, reportedly owes North Dakota $100,000 for taking the NHL job. [Section 215]