by The Canadian Press - July 23, 2014 11:08 AM EDT
DENVER - The Colorado Avalanche have avoided arbitration with Ryan O'Reilly by signing the versatile forward to a two-year deal.O'Reilly led the team with a career-high 28 goals last season and won the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy, which is awarded to a player who best exemplifies gentlemanly conduct.
by The Canadian Press - July 22, 2014 9:04 PM EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y. - The New York Rangers are avoiding salary arbitration with forward Mats Zuccarello, agreeing to terms with the restricted free agent on a one-year, $3.
by The Canadian Press - July 22, 2014 3:54 PM EDT
TORONTO - Almost a month into free agency, the Toronto Maple Leafs went bargain hunting Tuesday by signing left-winger David Booth to a US$1.
by The Canadian Press - July 22, 2014 3:48 PM EDT
VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks have signed forwards Darren Archibald and Brandon DeFazio.Archibald, 24, appeared in 16 regular season games for the Vancouver Canucks in the 2013-14 season, recording three points (one goal, two assists).
by The Canadian Press - July 22, 2014 3:34 PM EDT
ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Ducks have signed defenceman Sami Vatanen to a two-year contract coming off his rookie season.He had six goals, 15 assists and 22 penalty minutes in 48 games last season, when he won a bronze medal playing for Finland in the Sochi Olympics.
by The Canadian Press - July 22, 2014 12:48 PM EDT
FRISCO, Texas - Versatile forward Antoine Roussel and the Dallas Stars have agreed to terms on a four-year contract.Roussel played in 81 games last season, when he had 29 points (14 goals and 15 assists) and 209 penalty minutes, making him the only player in the NHL with more than 25 points and 150 penalty minutes.
by The Canadian Press - July 22, 2014 10:43 AM EDT
TORONTO - Change was on Brendan Shanahan's mind when he took over as president of the Toronto Maple Leafs.After taking some time to assess the organization, he made his first major change to the front office Tuesday, firing assistant general manager Claude Loiselle and vice-president of hockey operations Dave Poulin, and hiring 28-year-old Kyle Dubas as the team's new assistant GM.
by The Canadian Press - July 22, 2014 10:02 AM EDT
TORONTO - Dominic Moore has come a long way in a short period of time.Two years ago he stepped away from hockey to be with his wife, Katie, who was battling a rare form of liver cancer that claimed her life in January 2013 at the age of 32.
by The Canadian Press - July 22, 2014 12:04 AM EDT
DETROIT - The Ilitch family on Sunday unveiled more details of its plans for an entertainment and residential complex centred on a new Detroit Red Wings hockey arena.
by The Canadian Press - July 21, 2014 2:57 PM EDT
MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens have signed 2014 first round pick Nikita Scherbak to a three-year entry-level contract.The six-foot-two, 189-pound forward had 78 points (28 goals, 50 assists) in 65 regular-season games with the Western Hockey League's Saskatoon Blades last season.
by The Canadian Press - July 21, 2014 11:57 AM EDT
MOSCOW - Another sports power couple's engagement is off.Two months after golfer Rory McIlroy broke off his engagement to Danish tennis star Caroline Wozniacki, Russian tennis player Maria Kirilenko says she has called off her planned wedding to three-time NHL MVP Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals.
by The Canadian Press - July 21, 2014 11:13 AM EDT
TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs and Cody Franson have avoided arbitration with a one-year contract worth US$3.3 million.It's the third straight one-year deal for Franson, who missed most of training camp last season after a contract dispute.
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