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5:17 PM ET ESPN News Services RALEIGH, N.C. — Star acquisition Max Pacioretty will have surgery for a torn Achilles tendon and face a six-month recovery, the Carolina Hurricanes said Tuesday night. The Hurricanes, who lost in the Eastern Conference’s second round and went into the offseason in the market for more veteran scoring, acquired
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8:09 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — The Rangers have named defenseman Jacob Trouba captain. Rangers president and general manager Chris Drury announced the selection in a news release Tuesday morning, and the team held a news conference with Drury, Trouba and coach Gerard Gallant at the team’s practice facility in Greenburgh, New York,
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6:18 PM ET ESPN News Services SEATTLE — The Seattle Kraken have added former Winnipeg Jets interim coach Dave Lowry to the coaching staff for the upcoming season, the team announced Monday. Lowry spent most of last season as the interim head coach for the Jets, following the resignation of Paul Maurice. Lowry took over
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7:22 PM ET Associated Press CALGARY, Alberta — Michael Brind’Amour has resigned as chair of Hockey Canada’s board of directors amid scrutiny of the organization for its handling of sexual assault allegations against members of previous men’s junior teams. Hockey Canada announced his resignation in a statement Saturday. “I have listened carefully and intently to
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9:51 PM ET Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Nashville Predators signed forward Yakov Trenin to a two-year, $3.4 million contract Friday after going through arbitration. Trenin, 25, is coming off his best season, setting career-highs with 80 games played, 17 goals scored, 24 points, 33 blocked shots and 191 hits. With teammate Tanner Jeannot,
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7:00 AM ET Los Angeles Kings president Luc Robitaille had just seen the future. It was a Stanley Cup Playoff game in May, and the Kings were putting some dizzying imagery on their arena video screens, with 3D images of players. “It was really cool, actually,” the Hockey Hall of Famer said. “The guys were
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11:17 PM ET ESPN News Services The Calgary Flames have signed newly acquired forward Jonathan Huberdeau to an eight-year, $84 million contract extension, the team announced Thursday night. “I’m thrilled to be part of the Calgary Flames organization long-term,” Huberdeau said in a statement. “I’m excited for this new chapter and I am committed to
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5:27 PM ET Associated Press A former judge on the Supreme Court of Canada will lead an independent review of Hockey Canada’s governance amid calls for a change of leadership of the governing body for its handling of recent allegations of sexual assault against players. Hockey Canada said in a statement Thursday that the review
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6:04 PM ET Associated Press MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee will host an NHL game for the first time in more than three decades when the Chicago Blackhawks face the Minnesota Wild at Fiserv Forum, the home of the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks. The Oct. 2 preseason matchup marks the first NHL game at Milwaukee since 1993. It’s
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10:03 AM ET Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. — The New Jersey Devils avoided arbitration with Jesper Bratt, signing the up-and-coming Swedish forward to a one-year, $5.45 million contract. General manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the signing Wednesday before the two sides were scheduled to go to arbitration. Bratt will be a restricted free agent at the
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7:46 AM ET The Calgary Flames have signed winger Andrew Mangiapane to a three-year, $17.4 million contract, the team announced Tuesday. The deal allows the sides to avoid an arbitration hearing that had been scheduled for Friday. The Flames also signed defenseman Oliver Kylington to a two-year, $5 million contract, avoiding another arbitration hearing. Mangiapane,
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7:00 AM ET The dust of NHL free agency is continuing to settle. Those big-name players we analyzed for weeks have (mostly) signed up somewhere, on deals we’ve thoroughly analyzed. We’re here to talk about the less chewed-over moves. The ones that maybe flew under the radar. Or got caught in a logjam of other
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7:00 AM ET The NHL free agency frenzy has calmed in recent days, as general managers retreat to their cottages and teams calculate their remaining salary-cap space. There are still significant names available on the unrestricted free agent market, including some who could be game-changers for the right team. Will they find the contracts they’re
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