August 18, 2014

Ottawa Senators sign defenceman Mark Borowiecki to three-year extension

by The Canadian Press - August 18, 2014 10:56 AM EDT

OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators have signed defenceman Mark Borowiecki to a US$3.3-million, three-year contract extension.Borowiecki, 24, scored one goal and added 48 penalty minutes in 13 games with Ottawa this season.

August 17, 2014

People familiar with discussions tell AP Buffalo to host NHL scouting combine next 2 years

by The Canadian Press - August 17, 2014 9:58 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. - The NHL's annual pre-draft scouting combine is moving to Buffalo for the next two years, two people familiar with discussions told The Associated Press on Sunday night.

August 15, 2014

NHL MVP Sidney Crosby ready for new regime in Pittsburgh as aching wrist heals

NHL MVP Sidney Crosby ready for new regime in Pittsburgh as aching wrist heals

by The Canadian Press - August 15, 2014 5:45 PM EDT

ESTERO, Fla. - Pittsburgh Penguins star centre Sidney Crosby's right wrist appears to be on the road to recovery.The reigning NHL MVP said Friday he's pleased with the way his wrist has responded to treatment over the summer and is anxious for training camp to begin as the Penguins try to recover from their second-round collapse in the playoffs.


Anaheim Ducks re-sign F Jakob Silfverberg to 1-year contract

Anaheim Ducks re-sign F Jakob Silfverberg to 1-year contract

by The Canadian Press - August 15, 2014 3:46 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Anaheim Ducks have re-signed forward Jakob Silfverberg to a one-year, $850,500 contract.The Ducks announced the deal with the restricted free agent on Friday.

August 14, 2014

Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan says off-season work still going on

Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan says off-season work still going on

by The Canadian Press - August 14, 2014 1:09 PM EDT

TORONTO - Brendan Shanahan's first off-season as Toronto Maple Leafs president is almost over, but that doesn't mean he's done.The Leafs are expected to hire another assistant general manager to work with Kyle Dubas under Dave Nonis, something Shanahan said they should have in the works by next week.


Detroit Red Wings sign GM Ken Holland to 4-year deal through 2017-18 season

Detroit Red Wings sign GM Ken Holland to 4-year deal through 2017-18 season

by The Canadian Press - August 14, 2014 11:11 AM EDT

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings have signed executive vice-president and general manager Ken Holland to a four-year contract through the 2017-18 season.


Teeder Kennedy to be first on Maple Leafs' Legends Row statue

Teeder Kennedy to be first on Maple Leafs' Legends Row statue

by The Canadian Press - August 14, 2014 9:58 AM EDT

TORONTO - Growing up in Toronto as a fan of the Maple Leafs, Brendan Shanahan just assumed Ted Kennedy's birth name was Teeder.He eventually learned more about Kennedy, one of the first Leafs legends to have his number honoured.

August 13, 2014

Arizona Coyotes sign arena rights deal with Gila River Casinos

by The Canadian Press - August 13, 2014 2:56 PM EDT

The Arizona Coyotes hope a new sponsorship agreement with Gila River Casinos will bring in more money for the team and the city of Glendale.On Wednesday the team announced a nine-year agreement to rename their rink Gila (pronounce hee-lah) River Arena.


Ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for ALS sweeps through NHL

Ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for ALS sweeps through NHL

by The Canadian Press - August 13, 2014 10:22 AM EDT

The Ice Bucket Challenge is sweeping through the NHL as players, coaches, general managers and even some team presidents and owners have joined the campaign to raise awareness for ALS.

August 12, 2014

Oilers sign third-overall pick Leon Draisaitl to entry-level contract

Oilers sign third-overall pick Leon Draisaitl to entry-level contract

by The Canadian Press - August 12, 2014 12:23 PM EDT

EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers have signed forward Leon Draisaitl, the third overall pick in the 2014 draft, to a three-year entry level contract.

August 11, 2014

Los Angeles Kings announce plans to retire Rob Blake's No. 4 jersey on Jan. 17

by The Canadian Press - August 11, 2014 5:26 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The Los Angeles Kings will retire Hall of Fame defenceman Rob Blake's No. 4 jersey on Jan. 17.The Stanley Cup champions announced the honour Monday.


Canucks name veteran NHL assistant Perry Pearn to coaching staff

by The Canadian Press - August 11, 2014 1:20 PM EDT

VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks have hired Perry Pearn as an assistant coach.Pearn joins the new Vancouver staff led by head coach Willie Desjardins.

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