NHL

4:42 PM ET Associated Press DETROIT — The Detroit Red Wings have acquired forward Adam Erne from the Tampa Bay Lightning for a fourth-round pick in the 2020 draft. Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman made the move Wednesday, adding a player he drafted in the second round in 2013 while running Tampa Bay’s front
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2:55 PM ET Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes have re-signed team president and general manager Don Waddell to a contract extension. Owner Tom Dundon announced the signing of the multiyear deal Monday, but team officials did not disclose its specific length or terms. The 60-year-old Waddell had been mentioned as a candidate
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9:42 AM ET Associated Press SUNRISE, Fla. — Roberto Luongo‘s No. 1 jersey will be retired by the Florida Panthers on March 7. The Panthers announced the ceremony date for their now-retired goaltender on Monday. Fittingly, the opponent will be the Montreal Canadiens — Luongo’s hometown team. Luongo will become the first Panthers player to
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4:08 PM ET After a great — and inspirational — season on the ice, there was one save that Robin Lehner couldn’t make. Lehner on Saturday tweeted that he received his Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, which is awarded to the NHL player who “best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.” One
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10:15 AM ET Associated Press ELMONT, N.Y. — The New York state board responsible for economic development has approved a $1.3 billion project to build a 19,000-seat arena for the New York Islanders at Belmont Park. Newsday reports the six members of the Empire State Development board voted Thursday in favor of the complex that
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6:49 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN The best news, without question, in the 2019-20 NHL broadcast schedule is that NBC, the league’s U.S. television partner, has carried over its decision of last season to spread the wealth among teams. For the most part, that is. Wednesday night is the showcase night on NBCSN, and three-quarters of
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12:58 PM ET Joe DeMartinoESPN Editor Close General Editor Joined ESPN in 2006 Massachusetts native, Northwestern graduate The cause of Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown‘s foot injury has been revealed: because he used improper foot protection at a French cryotherapy clinic in July, he’s developed severe frostbite, which has kept him out of Raiders
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9:07 PM ET Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Nashville Predators have signed forward Rocco Grimaldi to a one-year deal worth $1 million based on the ruling of an independent arbitrator. The Predators announced the deal Tuesday night. An arbitrator heard Grimaldi’s case Sunday. Grimaldi, 26, is coming off his best season with five goals
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3:41 PM ET Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Blues defenseman Joel Edmundson has been awarded a $3.1 million, one-year contract in arbitration. Edmundson was one of four St. Louis restricted free agents to file for player-elected salary arbitration this summer after helping the team win its first Stanley Cup in franchise history. Goaltender Jordan Binnington
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Aug 1, 2019 After a disappointing stint with the rebuilding New York Rangers, Kevin Shattenkirk now gets a legitimate shot at a Stanley Cup with the Tampa Bay Lightning. The team announced that it has signed the defenseman to a one-year, $1.75 million contract. The Rangers bought out the last two years of the 30-year-old’s
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9:38 PM ET Associated Press GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Arizona Coyotes signed goalie Adin Hill to a one-year, two-way contract Saturday. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. The 23-year-old Hill was 7-5 with a .901 save percentage, 2.76 goals-against average and one shutout in 13 games for Arizona last season. He was 16-19-2 with a
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10:43 AM ET ESPN News Services The Buffalo Sabres have agreed to a two-year, $5.7 million contract with restricted free agent Jake McCabe, the team announced Saturday. Playing mostly a top-four defensive role during his four full seasons in Buffalo, McCabe matched a career high with four goals and added 10 assists in 59 games
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10:43 AM ET Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Sabres have avoided arbitration rulings by reaching agreements to sign defenseman Jake McCabe and goalie Linus Ullmark. McCabe agreed to a two-year, $5.7 million contract Saturday, a day before his scheduled hearing. Ullmark agreed to a one-year, $1.325 million contract a day after his hearing
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6:46 PM ET Associated Press GLENDALE, Ariz. — Alex Meruelo’s specialty as a businessman has been to resurrect struggling companies. His billion-dollar portfolio includes casinos, TV and radio stations, food services, real estate, hospitality, construction and engineering. Meruelo’s latest acquisition could be one of his most challenging: turning the Arizona Coyotes into consistent winners while
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2:17 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN The New York Rangers bought out the last two years of Kevin Shattenkirk‘s contract Thursday after deciding the defenseman doesn’t fit into their ambitious rebuild. Shattenkirk, 30, played 119 games with the Rangers over the last two seasons, scoring 51 points (7 goals, 44 assists) with a minus-29. But his
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2:16 PM ET Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Recently retired forward Matt Cullen is sticking with the Pittsburgh Penguins, joining the hockey operations department. The team announced Thursday that Cullen will have a player development role. General manager Jim Rutherford called Cullen a “valuable asset” who will put his 21 years of NHL experience to use
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8:31 AM ET Arizona Coyotes top defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson was bitten on the hand by his family dog in May but is expected to be fine for the beginning of the season. According to reports, the 28-year-old was briefly hospitalized and received four stitches. The dog was euthanized because it had been involved in similar
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