August 20, 2014

Armed with five-year contract, MacArthur looks forward to winning in Ottawa

by The Canadian Press - August 20, 2014 5:00 PM EDT

OTTAWA - Armed with a five-year contract extension and a nice raise, Clarke MacArthur is looking forward to helping the Ottawa Senators return to the playoffs and bounce back from last year's disappointing finish.


Buffalo Sabres' front-office shift includes Devine moving to player personnel director role

by The Canadian Press - August 20, 2014 4:18 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres have shifted Kevin Devine's role to player personnel director in the latest series of front-office shuffles this off-season.


NHL makes changes to draft lottery next year with bigger ones coming in 2016

by The Canadian Press - August 20, 2014 3:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The NHL draft lottery will have a slightly different look next year and a drastically different one in 2016.In an effort to "more appropriately reflect the current state of competitive balance," the NHL announced changes to the draft lottery that will more evenly balance out the odds of teams drawing the No.

August 19, 2014

Three concussion lawsuits filed by ex-NHL players consolidated under 1 judge

by The Canadian Press - August 19, 2014 8:11 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Three lawsuits filed by retired NHL players over concussion-related injuries have been consolidated and will be heard by a federal judge in Minnesota.


Jordan Sigalet named new goaltending coach for the Calgary Flames

by The Canadian Press - August 19, 2014 6:51 PM EDT

CALGARY - Jordan Sigalet is the new goaltending coach for the Calgary Flames.The 33-year-old from New Westminster, B.C., spent the last two seasons coaching Calgary's goaltending prospects with the Abbotsford Heat.


Chronological look at Steve Moore-Todd Bertuzzi case

by The Canadian Press - August 19, 2014 6:36 PM EDT

TORONTO - A settlement was reached Tuesday in Steve Moore's lawsuit against NHL forward Todd Bertuzzi, more than 10 years after the infamous on-ice attack that ended Moore's career.


Ottawa Senators sign forward Clarke MacArthur to five-year extension

by The Canadian Press - August 19, 2014 4:38 PM EDT

OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators have signed forward Clarke MacArthur to a US$23.25-million, five-year contact extension.The deal runs through the end of the 2019-'20 season and has an average annual value of $4.


Senators owner Melnyk says team has potential to be competitive in East

by The Canadian Press - August 19, 2014 3:56 PM EDT

OTTAWA - Eugene Melnyk is already predicting a return to the playoffs for the Ottawa Senators this season.The NHL team's owner said he sees no reason why this year's lineup wouldn't have the capability to be one of the more competitive teams in the Eastern Conference.


National Hockey League releases schedule for the 2014-15 pre-season

by The Canadian Press - August 19, 2014 3:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The National Hockey League will make appearances at several neutral-site venues over the 15-day pre-season schedule beginning Sept.


Tim Leiweke denies report he's leaving MLSE, says focus is on 'season at hand'

by The Canadian Press - August 19, 2014 2:39 PM EDT

TORONTO - Tim Leiweke is denying a report that he will soon be leaving Maple Leaf Sports&Entertainment.In an email to The Canadian Press, Leiweke said the report was "not true" and that he's "focused on the season at hand.


New York Islanders sell minority stake of team to Capitals co-owner, London-based investor

New York Islanders sell minority stake of team to Capitals co-owner, London-based investor

by The Canadian Press - August 19, 2014 2:09 PM EDT

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - The New York Islanders are selling a minority stake of the team, with a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor to become full owners in two years.


Maple Leafs hire Brandon Pridham as assistant to the general manager

by The Canadian Press - August 19, 2014 1:51 PM EDT

TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs have hired Brandon Pridham as the assistant to general manager Dave Nonis.Pridham, who was with the NHL as senior director of central registry and central scouting, will "assist with salary cap analysis, contract negotiations and collective bargaining agreement interpretation," the team said Tuesday in a release.

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