by The Canadian Press - August 18, 2014 3:44 PM EDT
CHICAGO - The Chicago Blackhawks have signed goaltender Michael Leighton to a one-year contract.The 33-year-old Leighton provides some organizational depth behind starter Corey Crawford and backup Antti Raanta.
by The Canadian Press - August 18, 2014 1:24 PM EDT
BUFFALO, N.Y. - The NHL's pre-draft scouting combine will be held in Buffalo the next two seasons.NHL Vice-President Colin Campbell on Monday called Buffalo a "natural fit" in announcing the league's decision at a news conference with the Sabres.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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