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Training camps opening after NHL's shortest offseason

Sep. 21, 2021 02:35 AM EDT

Every offseason feels short to Philipp Grubauer, though this one was a doozy. After playing the most games of his NHL career, the German goaltender saw his season end with Colorado in June, waited for a new contract and, by the end of July, joined the expansion Seattle...

Coyotes put in $1.7 billion proposal to build arena in Tempe

Sep. 20, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have proposed a $1.7 billion development in Tempe that will include a hockey arena. Renderings released Monday by the Coyotes include proposed restaurants, shops and apartments on a 46-acre tract of land near downtown. ...

Coyotes' rebranding brings back popular Kachina logo

Sep. 20, 2021 17:02 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes are bringing back their popular Kachina logo. The franchise announced a rebranding Monday that will change its primary logo back to the Kachina logo and introduce white Kachina jerseys for away games. The...

Travis Zajac signs 1-day deal to retire a New Jersey Devil

Sep. 20, 2021 12:31 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Longtime New Jersey Devils center Travis Zajac has retired. Zajac signed a one-day contract with the Devils on Monday so he could retire as a member of the organization where he spent all but 27 games of his 15-year career. The...

AP Source: Eichel to report for Sabres' pre-camp physical

Sep. 18, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sabres captain Jack Eichel will travel to Buffalo for his pre-training camp physical this week amid questions of whether he’ll be cleared to play, and his future with the team in limbo, a person with direct knowledge of the player’s plans told The Associated Press...

Zdeno Chara, 44, returning to Islanders on 1-year contract

Sep. 18, 2021 13:57 PM EDT

Zdeno Chara pondered his future, talked to his family and decided a blast from his past was the right choice for where to play a 24th NHL season. Chara agreed to terms with the New York Islanders on a one-year deal Saturday, returning 25 years later to the organization...

St. Louis Blues to require COVID-19 vaccinations or testing

Sep. 17, 2021 14:35 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues will require fans and visitors who are 12 and over to show proof they have had a COVID-19 vaccine or a recent negative test before entering the Enterprise Center, the team announced Friday. The team said the policy will take effect...

Kane says he didn't know in 2010 about assault allegations

Sep. 17, 2021 14:06 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Blackhawks star Patrick Kane said Friday he has participated in the investigation into allegations that a then-assistant coach sexually assaulted two players in 2010, adding that he did not know anything happened at the time. “Obviously very serious...

2 charged in robbery of Blues prospect at Gateway Arch

Sep. 17, 2021 08:11 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Federal charges have been filed against two people accused of robbing a St. Louis Blues hockey prospect on the grounds of the Gateway Arch. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 19-year-old Christopher Franklin and 18-year-old Kaniya Sloan are...

Blackhawks agree to entry-level deal with D Nolan Allan

Sep. 16, 2021 22:06 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to an entry-level contract with defenseman Nolan Allan, their first-round pick in this year's NHL draft. The team announced the deal on Thursday. The three-year contract runs through the 2023-24 season and carries an...