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Jessica Campbell could be candidate as an assistant in Seattle, new Kraken coach Dan Bylsma says

May. 28, 2024 20:24 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — New Seattle Kraken coach Dan Bylsma said current Coachella Valley assistant coach Jessica Campbell could be a candidate for a similar position with the NHL club. Bylsma has been the head coach at Coachella Valley for the past two seasons with Campbell as one of his...

Marchessault says he has not spoken with the Golden Knights regarding a new contract

May. 28, 2024 18:10 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas forward Jonathan Marchessault, who scored a career-high 42 goals this season, said Tuesday he has not spoken with the Golden Knights about a new contract. If the sides don’t reach an agreement by July 1, Marchessault will enter the open market as a free...

Patriots sign 1st-round draft pick, QB Drake Maye, to contract

May. 28, 2024 18:08 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots signed quarterback Drake Maye to a contract on Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Maye, 21, was the No. 3 overall pick in the draft. The 6-foot-4, 225-pound quarterback threw for 3,608 yards and 24...

Sharks sign prized prospect Will Smith to a 3-year deal after 1 stellar season in college

May. 28, 2024 15:28 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks signed prized prospect Will Smith to a three-year entry-level contract on Tuesday after one stellar season at Boston College. The 19-year-old Smith led the nation with 71 points and 46 assists as a freshman and was tied for sixth in the...

Seattle Kraken name Dan Bylsma second head coach in franchise history

May. 28, 2024 13:07 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Kraken named Dan Bylsma their coach on Tuesday, putting the 2009 Stanley Cup winner with Pittsburgh back in charge of an NHL team for the first time since 2017. Bylsma has spent the past two seasons as the head coach of the Coachella Valley Firebirds in...

Pacers perform well, but miss injured star Tyrese Haliburton late in Game 3 loss to the Celtics

May. 26, 2024 01:07 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tyrese Haliburton desperately wanted to help his teammates fight their way back into the Eastern Conference finals. Others within the organization decided that he couldn’t, forcing Haliburton to sit out Game 3 against Boston on Saturday night. ...

After firing, Cavs embark on coaching search with All-Star Donovan Mitchell's future bigger priority

May. 24, 2024 15:15 PM EDT

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Before starting his summer break, Donovan Mitchell let the Cavaliers know he's happy in Cleveland and excited about the future. With a new coach. While Mitchell didn't speak publicly about J.B. Bickerstaff or their relationship, the All-Star...

Cavaliers fire coach J.B. Bickerstaff despite back-to-back playoff appearances and steady progress

May. 23, 2024 20:16 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — J.B. Bickerstaff won and still lost his job. He dragged the Cleveland Cavaliers through some turbulent seasons, getting them back to the playoffs and deeper into the postseason than they've been without LeBron James on the roster in more than 30 years. ...

The LA Kings won't change their defense-first philosophy with new coach Jim Hiller in charge

May. 23, 2024 17:58 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Jim Hiller is sticking to the hard-nosed, defense-first philosophy that got the Los Angeles Kings to the first round of the playoffs — and no farther — in each of the past three seasons. General manager Rob Blake introduced Hiller as the Kings'...

Avs captain Gabriel Landeskog looking to return next season after missing 2 years with knee injury

May. 23, 2024 16:27 PM EDT

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The first sign this wasn't a Gabriel Landeskog retirement announcement: The Colorado captain showed up wearing an Avalanche hat, shirt and shorts as if he'd just gone through a workout. “I think I'd dress up a bit more," he cracked Thursday as he chatted...