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Stars add assistant coaches, re-sign backup goalie Wedgewood

Jul. 01, 2022 15:16 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Stars have added Steve Spott and Alain Nasreddine to the coaching staff while re-signing backup goalie Scott Wedgewood on a $2 million, two-year contract. Spott and Nasreddine will be the assistants to new coach Pete DeBoer. Goaltending coach Jeff Reese and...

Guardians complete minority sale to billionaire Blitzer

Jun. 27, 2022 11:34 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Billionaire sports businessman David Blitzer has officially joined the Cleveland Guardians as a minority owner and will eventually take control of the ballclub. The team announced its agreement with Blitzer and his investment group on Monday, the final step in him...

Fanatics founder Michael Rubin selling stake in 76ers

Jun. 22, 2022 13:37 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Fanatics founder Michael Rubin is selling his stake in the company that owns the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils. Rubin, worth an estimated $8 billion according to Forbes, said on social media posts he was “s hifting from part-owner ” of the teams...

AP sources: Blitzer to get minority share of Guardians

Jun. 16, 2022 17:06 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Their name changed, and now the Cleveland Guardians appear on the way to a switch in ownership. Major League Baseball approved the sale of a minority stake in the team to David Blitzer, whose sports holdings include ownership shares in the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers...

Devils hire Mugford, promote Duggan in player development

May. 31, 2022 11:43 AM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have hired Dr. Angus Mugford as their senior vice president of player development and performance and promoted former Olympian Meghan Duggan to director of player development. Devils general manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the moves on...

Canadiens win NHL draft lottery; Devils move up to No. 2

May. 10, 2022 21:13 PM EDT

The Montreal Canadiens are not only hosting the NHL draft in July, they’ll have a chance to be the headliners after winning the draft lottery on Tuesday night. The Canadiens retain the right to the No. 1 pick, a bright spot after a turbulent season in which they changed coaches,...

Devils GM Fitzgerald looking for more from coach Lindy Ruff

May. 05, 2022 16:07 PM EDT

General manager Tom Fitzgerald hired Lindy Ruff two years ago to coach the New Jersey Devils because of his success developing young players in the NHL. While there is no doubt that Jack Hughes, Nico Hischier, Jesper Bratt and Yegor Sharangovich have taken their games to new heights,...

Devils shake-up: Assistant coaches Recchi, Nasreddine out

May. 04, 2022 12:44 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils shook up their assistant coaching ranks Wednesday, firing Mark Recchi while not renewing the contract of Alain Nasreddine. General manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the decisions Wednesday, less than a week after New Jersey missed the...

New Jersey Devils have another rough season under Ruff

May. 02, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — All the talk about the New Jersey Devils being young, talented and on the verge of restoring the organization to its past glory is starting to get old. While there were glimpses of potenial this season, the Devils did not play with the consistency needed to be...

What it takes for NHL playoff contenders to win Stanley Cup

May. 02, 2022 02:27 AM EDT

The path to the Stanley Cup is rarely a straight line. Sometimes it’s the direction a puck takes when it banks off the post and in — or out. Four years ago, Artemi Panarin clanked a shot off the post late in regulation that could have put Columbus up three games to none in the...