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Defending champion Lightning sign Corey Perry to 2-year deal

Jul. 29, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

Veteran forward Corey Perry signed a $2 million, two-year contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday, replenishing some of the toughness they lost after winning the Stanley Cup back to back. Perry faced the Lightning in the Stanley Cup Final in each of the past two...

Stars add 2 more free agents after opening flurry of moves

Jul. 29, 2021 15:28 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Stars signed two more free agents Thursday, inking defenseman Jani Hakanpaa and veteran forward Michael Raffl a day after opening free agency with a flurry of moves. Hakanpaa, who split last season between Anaheim and Carolina, signed a...

Stars open free agency by signing veterans Suter and Holtby

Jul. 28, 2021 22:14 PM EDT

The Dallas Stars opened free agency Wednesday by signing three-time All-Star defenseman Ryan Suter and former Stanley Cup champion goaltender Braden Holtby, a pair of veterans whose contracts were bought out by their previous teams. Suter got a $14.6 million, four-year...

Goalies on the move: Grubauer to Kraken, Holtby to Stars

Jul. 28, 2021 20:17 PM EDT

A Vezina Trophy finalist landed in Seattle, the Hurricanes turned over their entire group, and several accomplished veterans who had their contracts bought out found new homes on a busy day for NHL goaltenders. More than a dozen goalies changed places Wednesday, altering...

Stars sign Heiskanen for 8 years, trade Dickinson to Canucks

Jul. 17, 2021 21:59 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Miro Heiskanen signed a $67.6 million, eight-year contract with the Dallas Stars on Saturday, a monster deal that puts him among the highest-paid defensemen in the NHL. The Stars also traded forward Jason Dickinson to Vancouver for a 2021...

Baby Giraffe Stanley named after Tampa Bay Lightning Cup win

Jul. 15, 2021 15:40 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is welcoming a new baby giraffe, named Stanley in honor of the Tampa Bay Lightning's second consecutive NHL championship. The park announced on Twitter this week that Stanley was born July 7, the same day the Lightning won...

Goalie Ben Bishop to be available in Seattle expansion draft

Jul. 15, 2021 15:37 PM EDT

Dallas Stars goaltender Ben Bishop has waived his no-movement clause to be exposed in the Seattle expansion draft next week after approaching his team with the idea. The move, which the team confirmed Thursday, allows Dallas to protect veteran goalie Anton Khudobin from...

Resilient Vasilevskiy gives Lightning edge moving forward

Jul. 06, 2021 03:02 AM EDT

No team has been more resilient in the NHL playoffs than Andrei Vasilevskiy and the Tampa Bay Lightning, who have a knack for rebounding from losses and closing out opponents standing between them and a Stanley Cup title. The defending champions are 14-0 in games...

NHL pushes puck up ice in bid to reach Latino communities

Jul. 04, 2021 11:50 AM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Scott Gomez grew up among the diverse cultures that amalgamate around Anchorage, Alaska. Race was something he never really thought about, particularly on the ice. The son of a Mexican American father and Colombian mother, Gomez heard a few...

Blades of steel: Johns spotlights mental health in hockey

Jun. 27, 2021 16:20 PM EDT

Stephen Johns worked out at the rink, trying to get back to playing after a concussion. Dallas Stars teammates asked how he was doing but never quite understood. “They kind of went on about their days not really knowing what was really going on, kind of the thoughts I...