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Predators sign Colton Sissons to 7-year, $20M contract

Jul. 23, 2019 11:39 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have avoided arbitration with Colton Sissons by signing the forward to a seven-year, $20 million contract. Predators general manager David Poile announced the signing Tuesday and called Sissons "an up-and-coming leader in our organization." The 25-year-old...

TD Ameritrade fiscal 3Q jumps 23%; CEO to leave next year

Jul. 22, 2019 5:39 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Online brokerage TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. reported Monday that its fiscal third-quarter earnings jumped 23% and said it's searching for a new CEO. The Omaha, Nebraska-based company said that it earned $555 million, or $1 per share, in the quarter. That's up from $451 million net...

Penguins sign F Zach Aston-Reese to 2-year deal

Jul. 22, 2019 4:48 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins and forward Zach Aston-Reese avoided arbitration on Monday, agreeing to a two-year deal that runs through the 2020-21 season. The deal is worth $1 million annually. The two sides came together minutes before heading to arbitration. "We were actually setting up for...

Lamoureux twins start foundation to help disadvantaged kids

Jul. 22, 2019 2:08 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson and Monique Lamoureux-Morando, stars of the United States' gold medal-winning hockey team in South Korea, are hard at work training to make another Olympic team in 2022. But they're also carving out time to do good off the ice, launching a foundation Monday...

Hurricanes, Brock McGinn agree on 2-year, $4.2 million deal

Jul. 20, 2019 11:50 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to a two-year, $4.2 million contract with Brock McGinn and avoided arbitration. In the deal announced Saturday, the 25-year-old forward will earn $1.9 million next year and $2.3 million for the 2020-21 season. Team president and general manager Don...

Rangers agree to contract terms with new defenseman Trouba

Jul. 19, 2019 4:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers have agreed to terms with restricted free agent defenseman Jacob Trouba, who they acquired from Winnipeg in a major offseason trade. The deal reached Friday with Trouba, 25, is for seven years and $56 million, with an $8 million salary cap hit for the upcoming season....

Ron Francis has big hopes as GM of Seattle's new NHL club

Jul. 18, 2019 4:45 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Ron Francis has all kinds of eye-popping statistics attached to his Hall of Fame career. He averaged more than point a game, is second in NHL history in assists behind Wayne Gretzky and fifth in career points. When CEO Tod Leiweke and the ownership group of the Seattle NHL expansion team...

Capitals' Alex Ovechkin to make summer trip to China

Jul. 18, 2019 10:07 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin will go to China as part of the NHL's continued outreach in that country. Ovechkin will visit Beijing in early August as a league ambassador. He's expected to take part in youth hockey clinics, interviews and business development meetings. The Russian star...

Red Wings re-sign D Joe Hicketts to 2-year deal

Jul. 17, 2019 11:26 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings have re-signed defenseman Joe Hicketts to a two-year contract. The team announced the move Wednesday. Hicketts played in 11 games with the Red Wings in 2018-19. He also had 27 points in 64 games with Grand Rapids of the AHL. The 23-year-old Hicketts has no goals and...

Report: Police say Greg Johnson's death an apparent suicide

Jul. 17, 2019 8:15 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A police report says the death of former Nashville Predators captain Greg Johnson was an apparent suicide, according to the Detroit News. The paper said Wednesday it had obtained a Rochester Police report, and that Johnson was found by his wife shortly before 10 a.m. on July 7. A gun and a...