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The NHL’s Department of Player Safety has suspended Washington Capitals’ forward Tom Wilson for three games as a result of his high-hit on Pittsburgh Penguins’ forward Zach Aton-Reese’s head Tuesday night. The play created a lot of controversy as Aston-Reese suffered a concussion and a broken jaw from the play. While some angles may have
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Backup goalies rarely get the glory. In the case of the best in the game this season though, they’ve played key roles helping to lead their respective teams to potential playoff berths for a shot at the Stanley Cup. Taking into account their records, stats, upside, overall bodies of work and other intangibles, here are
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The Boston Bruins have signed forward Ryan Donato to a two-year entry-level contract, the team announced Sunday. Donato was originally a second-round pick of the Bruins in 2014 in a draft class that is proving to be one of their best classes in franchise history. Bruins sign Ryan Donato to entry-level contract: https://t.co/oQbqCL7JFF — Boston
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The NHL’s Department of Player Safety (DoPS) has suspended Boston Bruins’ forward David Backes for three games for interference. The incident occurred in the dying seconds of the first period of Tuesday’s tilt between the Bruins and Detroit Red Wings. Backes initiated late contact up high on Red Wings’ forward Frans Nielsen and was assessed
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The Montreal Canadiens have traded away defender Joe Morrow to the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for a fourth-round pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. The Canadiens also traded a fifth-round pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for defender Mike Reilly. DETAILS -> https://t.co/lnN4UeEZlG #GoHabsGo https://t.co/uAj9XjjFus — Canadiens
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The Edmonton Oilers have traded away 29-year-old winger Patrick Maroon to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft and prospect J.D. Dudek, Bob McKenzie announced Monday. Maroon was an interesting name on the trade market given his size and ability to chip in offense at a fair
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The New York Islanders announced they have traded forward Jason Chimera to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for heavy-hitting forward Chris Wagner on Monday, according to the team. #Isles Transaction: team has acquired Chris Wagner from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Jason Chimera. pic.twitter.com/kEf8WdEssi — New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) February 26, 2018 Chimera is
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A few players were claimed off of waivers Monday. The Philadelphia Flyers claimed veteran defender Johnny Oduya, the Calgary Flames claimed forward Chris Stewart and the Colorado Avalanche claimed defenseman Mark Alt. While many teams are making trades to bolster their clubs or acquire assets ahead of the 2018 NHL Trade Deadline, the waiver wire
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The Anaheim Ducks have signed veteran forward Chris Kelly to a one-year, $1.25-million pro-rated contract that also includes bonuses, according to TSN’s Bob McKenzie. As expected, CAN Olympian Chris Kelly has agreed to terms on a contract for the balance of this season with ANA. It will be worth $1.25M pro rated plus bonuses. —
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The New York Rangers have traded veteran forward Michael Grabner to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for a second-round draft pick and defensive prospect Igor Rykov, Darren Dreger announced Thursday night following the Rangers 3-1 loss to the Montreal Canadiens. This is the first trade between the Devils and Rangers in history. Grabner to
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The Los Angeles Kings and Arizona Coyotes have completed a pre-deadline deal that will see Darcy Kuemper head to Arizona in exchange for forward Tobias Rieder and goaltender Scott Wedgewood, according to Bob McKenzie. Going to Los Angeles Going to Arizona G Darcy Kuemper F Tobias Rieder G Scott Wedgewood McKenzie also reported that the
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The Boston Bruins have acquired veteran defenseman Nick Holden from the New York Rangers. In exchange for the 30-year-old blueliner, the Bruins sent 24-year-old defender Rob O’Gara and a 2018 third-round draft pick to the Rangers. This deal came shortly after the Washington Capitals sent a third-round pick to acquire Michal Kempny from the Chicago
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The Los Angeles Kings have traded forwards Marian Gaborik and Nick Shore to the Ottawa Senators in exchange for defenseman Dion Phaneuf and forward Nate Thompson. The deal was originally rumored to be in the works by Bob McKenzie. As part of the terms of this deal, the Senators will also be retaining 25 percent
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The NHL has come down hard on Boston Bruins’ forward Brad Marchand, suspending him five-games for an illegal elbow to the head of New Jersey Devils’ forward Marcus Johansson. The play went unpenalized but the damage was long-lasting as Johansson was later diagnosed with a concussion. Notably, Johansson also missed a month of hockey in
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The Anaheim Ducks have signed winger Andrew Cogliano to a three-year contract extension worth an average annual value (AAV) of $3.25 million. The Ducks’ official Twitter account announced the signing, with the full terms later being provided by Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic and TSN. AAV of $3.25 million per year; would have been UFA
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The Montreal Canadiens have traded goaltender Al Montoya to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for a conditional fourth-round draft pick in 2018, the Habs announced Thursday night. The condition of the pick states that the Canadiens will receive a fourth-round pick from the Oilers if Montoya plays in at least seven regular-season contests in 2017-18
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The 2018 Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea will be different than the games we’ve seen in recent history; specifically in terms of men’s hockey. While the event has typically featured the best players on the planet from across multiple leagues, the NHL’s decision to keep their players out of the tournament has led to
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The NHL is nothing if not chock full of trade rumors and speculation at just about every possible turn. When Elliotte Friedman mentioned that Ottawa Senators’ superstar defenseman and captain Erik Karlsson was asked for his no-trade list by the team, however, it opened the door for what could be a swirl of trade rumors
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The NHL may be coming to Seattle. According to a new report in The Seattle Times, the Seattle City Council approved the Memorandum of Understanding between the city and the Oak View Group that would allow the completion of renovation on KeyArena for the use of both an NHL and NBA franchise. The council voted
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The Vegas Golden Knights and defenseman Brayden McNabb have come to terms on a four-year contract extension worth $10 million, the team announced Wednesday. The deal comes with an annual cap hit of $2.5 million per season and will keep the 26-year-old (soon to be 27-year-old) locked up until he’s 31 years old. NEWS: The
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