Latest National Hockey League News

Blackhawks agree to 1-year deal with D Jack Johnson

Aug. 17, 2022 11:36 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to a one-year contract with Jack Johnson after the veteran defenseman helped Colorado win the Stanley Cup last season. The rebuilding Blackhawks announced the deal on Wednesday. Johnson's contract carries a $950,000 hit for the...

NFL looks like old self entering 3rd season in COVID-19 era

Aug. 17, 2022 07:49 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Derrick Henry has been seen jogging on the field with his daughter after practice. Green Bay Packers are once again borrowing kids' bicycles for rides to practice. Fans are rubbing elbows with their favorite players to get those coveted autographs. Yes, the...

Preds Foundation teams with police on 'Gift Card for Guns'

Aug. 16, 2022 04:13 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators Foundation is teaming up on an event offering people gift cards, preseason vouchers and giveaways if they turn in guns to the city’s police. The NHL team says its foundation is partnering on the event Saturday at Greater...

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. ...

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...

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...

Seattle Kraken add Dave Lowry to staff as assistant coach

Aug. 08, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Kraken have added former Winnipeg interim coach Dave Lowry to the coaching staff for the upcoming season, the team announced Monday. Lowry spent most of last season as the interim head coach for the Jets. He took over on Dec. 17 and went 26-22-6 while in...