Here’s the latest news from the hockey world. The 2015-16 NHL hockey season is almost upon us. Currently, the preseason is in full swing. Checking the  NHL’s regular season schedule, there’re two weeks until the NHL kicks off the regular season. Finally, with the training camps, there’re quite a few hockey stories making the news today.

Have a great Wednesday and here’s a few links for you to peruse.

Pro Hockey Talk has the officials odds for every team’s playoff chances. (Pro Hockey Talk)

Lawyer for woman accusing Patrick Kane of sexual assault to hold news conference. (CTV News)

Phil Kessel is having a good preseason with the Penguins. (Pro Hockey Talk)

Bruins’ Seidenberg to have surgery, miss eight weeks. (NHL.COM)

Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson has signed an expensive, long-term extension with the Avalanche. (Puck Daddy)

How much does Milan Lucic need to do to ‘rebound?'(Puck Daddy)

GM Ron Hextall using analytics to build Flyers. (Philly.com)

Konecny impresses in debut as Flyers top Isles in split-squad game. (Philly.com)

Prospective NHL team owner Bill Foley isn’t expecting Vegas expansion approval at next week’s league meeting. (Pro Hockey Talk)

Apparently, Niklas Backstrom doesn’t want to go away quietly. (Russo’s Rants)

As fights trend downward, Pens left to question where punch will come from. (TribLive.com)

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College Hockey Writer, Contributing Editor

Eric Burton is a 1996, 1999 graduate of the University of North Dakota. Eric covers college hockey and the University of North Dakota for Inside Hockey. Eric is the editor of the SIN BIN. Lastly, Eric was the college hockey writer for The Hockey Writers.

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