by The Canadian Press - July 25, 2014 3:24 PM EDT
ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals have signed forward Nathan Walker, the first Australian player to be drafted by an NHL team.The 20-year-old Walker was selected in the third round of last month's draft.
by The Canadian Press - July 25, 2014 11:55 AM EDT
TORONTO - Logan Couture doesn't have to look far to be reminded of the San Jose Sharks' playoff collapse against the Los Angeles Kings.His surgically repaired right hand still has scars from last month's surgery, and the recovery has been slow.
by The Canadian Press - July 25, 2014 11:24 AM EDT
GLASGOW, Scotland - Kate Gillis says it was difficult to block out the noise.The energetic 24-year-old is the captain and inspirational leader of Canada's women's field hockey team at the Commonwealth Games.
by The Canadian Press - July 24, 2014 6:36 PM EDT
WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets have signed defenceman Keaton Ellerby to a one-year, two-way contract worth US$700,000.The 25-year-old from Strathmore, Alta.
by The Canadian Press - July 24, 2014 3:34 PM EDT
MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens avoided arbitration with centre Lars Eller, agreeing to terms of a four-year contract with the 25-year-old Thursday that reportedly pays him an average of US$3.
by The Canadian Press - July 24, 2014 2:25 PM EDT
VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks have signed centre Jared McCann to an entry-level contract.The 18-year-old McCann played last season with the Ontario Hockey League's Sault Ste.
by The Canadian Press - July 24, 2014 2:02 PM EDT
TORONTO - Growing up with hockey in his blood, Kyle Dubas learned an important lesson from his grandfather."Never let the grass grow under your feet.
by The Canadian Press - July 24, 2014 1:43 PM EDT
UNIONDALE, N.Y. - The New York Islanders have agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with goalie Kevin Poulin.Poulin appeared in 28 games last season with the Islanders and posted an 11-16-1 record, with a .
by The Canadian Press - July 23, 2014 8:29 PM EDT
DENVER - Free-agent NHL defenceman Cory Sarich is recovering in a Calgary hospital after a cycling accident this week.His agent, Tim Hodgson, released a statement Wednesday saying that Sarich was airlifted to the hospital after being hit by a motor vehicle in Invermere, British Columbia.
by The Canadian Press - July 23, 2014 7:00 PM EDT
BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres signed free-agent defenceman Andre Benoit to a one-year contract Wednesday.Benoit spent last season with the Colorado Avalanche, and had a career-best 28 points (seven goals, 21 assists) in 79 games.
by The Canadian Press - July 23, 2014 6:53 PM EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Chris Kreider and the New York Rangers agreed on a two-year deal shortly before going to arbitration.For the second straight day, the Rangers averted arbitration with a restricted free-agent forward.
by The Canadian Press - July 23, 2014 2:32 PM EDT
TORONTO - LeBron James going home to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers led to speculation about whether a star NHL player might do the same in the near future.
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