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US beats Austria 7-0, improves to 3-0 in world junior

Aug. 14, 2022 00:40 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Wyatt Kaiser and Carter Mazur each scored twice and the United States beat winless Austria 7-0 on Saturday to improve to 3-0 in group play in the world junior championship. Matt Coronato, Red Savage and Sasha Pastujov also scored for the defending champion...

Sharks D Nikolai Knyzhov tears Achilles tendon

Aug. 13, 2022 12:20 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Jose Sharks defenseman Nikolai Knyzhov will miss the first few months of the season with a torn right Achilles tendon. General manager Mike Grier said Saturday that Knyzhov got hurt while participating in off-ice training. Knyzhov had surgery Wednesday,...

Blackhawks announce 1-year contracts for D Jones, F Kurashev

Aug. 12, 2022 16:34 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to one-year contracts with defenseman Caleb Jones and forward Philipp Kurashev. Jones and Kurashev were restricted free agents. Jones' deal carries a $1,350,000 salary-cap hit, and Kurashev's contract is worth $750,000. ...

US beats Swiss 7-1 to improve to 2-0 in world junior hockey

Aug. 12, 2022 00:42 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Carter Mazur scored twice in the United States' five-goal second period and the defending champion Americans beat Switzerland 7-1 on Thursday night to improve to 2-0 in the world junior hockey championship. Brock Faber, Landon Slaggert, Matthew Corondato,...

Russell’s No. 6 being retired across NBA, a 1st for league

Aug. 11, 2022 15:48 PM EDT

Bill Russell's No. 6 jersey is being retired across the NBA, a first for the league. The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association announced Thursday that the number worn by the 11-time champion, civil rights activist and person good enough to be enshrined in the Basketball...

Vegas goalie Robin Lehner to miss upcoming season

Aug. 11, 2022 15:21 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas Golden Knights goalie Robin Lehner will require hip surgery and is expected to miss the upcoming season, the team said Thursday. The 31-year-old Lehner, who will likely spend the entire 2022-23 season on long-term injured reserve, has three years remaining...

Canada opens world junior hockey with 5-2 win over Latvia

Aug. 11, 2022 00:48 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor Bedard had a goal and an assist and Canada opened play in the postponed world junior hockey championship with a 5-2 victory over Latvia on Wednesday night. The tournament was rescheduled after being called off Dec. 29 after four days as rising...

Hurricanes re-sign Necas; Pacioretty to have surgery

Aug. 09, 2022 22:12 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes re-signed forward Martin Necas to a two-year, $6 million contract and said Tuesday that new acquisition Max Pacioretty will have surgery for a torn Achilles tendon and face a six-month recovery. The team announced Necas' deal and...

Rangers name defenseman Jacob Trouba captain

Aug. 09, 2022 19:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers have named defenseman Jacob Trouba captain. Rangers president and general manager Chris Drury announced the selection in a news release Tuesday morning, and the team held a news conference with Drury, Trouba and coach Gerard Gallant at the...

After trip back home to Czechia, Krejci returns to Bruins

Aug. 09, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — When David Krejci decided to return to the NHL after a year playing in his native Czechia, there was only one option. With Bruins captain Patrice Bergeron deciding to play another year and fellow Czech David Pastrnak also recruiting his countryman, Krejci re-signed...