Latest NHL Metropolitan Division News

Subban excited with trade to Devils

Jun. 23, 2019 3:18 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — P.K. Subban wasn't exactly shocked Saturday when the six-time NHL defenseman was traded from the Nashville Predators to the New Jersey Devils. "I've been through the process before," Subban said in a conference call with the media Sunday. "There was a lot of talk after the season about...

Salary cap-related trades overshadow 2nd day of NHL draft

Jun. 22, 2019 10:01 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The traditional team-by-team roll call to open the second day of the NHL draft hadn't yet begun when the league's looming salary-cap crunch began overshadowing the final six rounds Saturday. Norris Trophy-winning defenseman P.K. Subban is off to New Jersey. Forward...

Devil of a deal: New Jersey lands P.K. Subban from Nashville

Jun. 22, 2019 5:18 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The revamp of the New Jersey Devils now includes one of the top defensemen in the NHL to go along with No. 1 overall draft pick Jack Hughes. The Devils made the biggest move of the second day of the NHL draft Saturday before any picks were made by acquiring All-Star P.K....

The Latest: J.T. Miller traded to Vancouver

Jun. 22, 2019 2:17 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Latest on the NHL draft (all times local): 11:15 a.m. The Vancouver Canucks have acquired center J.T. Miller in a trade with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Tampa Bay received journeyman minor-league goalie Marek Mazanec and two draft picks in the deal, including a...

Nashville Predators trade defenseman P.K. Subban to New Jersey Devils

Jun. 22, 2019 1:03 PM EDT
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Nashville Predators trade defenseman P.K. Subban to New Jersey Devils.

Toronto Maple Leafs trade Patrick Marleau to Hurricanes

Jun. 22, 2019 12:37 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have freed up valuable salary-cap space by trading veteran forward Patrick Marleau to the Carolina Hurricanes. The Hurricanes acquired a conditional first-round pick and a seventh-round selection in next year's draft. The trade was announced...

Devils select US center Hughes with 1st pick in NHL draft

Jun. 22, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The first round of the NHL draft wasn't so much unpredictable as the game is becoming more international. That was Dallas Stars general manager Jim Nill's observation following an opening round Friday that featured an international theme and numerous twists. Selected by...

New Jersey Devils select U.S. National Development Team center Jack Hughes with No. 1 pick in NHL draft

Jun. 21, 2019 8:19 PM EDT
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — New Jersey Devils select U.S. National Development Team center Jack Hughes with No. 1 pick in NHL draft.

Shero has a Devil of an NHL draft decision: Hughes or Kakko

Jun. 20, 2019 7:58 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero doesn't mind keeping everyone waiting one more day before revealing whether he will select one of the two top projected prospects — American center Jack Hughes or Finland's Kaapo Kakko — with the first pick in the...

Kakko ready for answer if he's No. 1 or No. 2 in NHL draft

Jun. 20, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — While he spoke quietly and did the best he could to answer in English, Kaapo Kakko was prepared for the attention that came his way when all of the top NHL draft prospects gathered together on a boat sitting dockside in Vancouver Harbor. He was surrounded by cameras and...