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Rangers can't capitalize on another dominant Shesterkin performance, drop Game 4 of East Finals

May. 29, 2024 01:41 AM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers peppered Igor Shesterkin with shot after shot Tuesday night, and the New York Rangers goalie had an answer for almost all of them. It wasn't enough, and despite 37 saves and another stellar performance from Shesterkin, the Rangers fell 3-2...

Reinhart scores in OT, Panthers beat Rangers 3-2 in OT of Game 4 of East final

May. 29, 2024 00:19 AM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers couldn't have asked for a better scenario. Sam Reinhart, alone in the slot, on the power play. Game over. Series tied. Reinhart — the NHL's power-play goal leader this year — came through with his 65th and most important...

Jessica Campbell could be candidate as an assistant in Seattle, new Kraken coach Dan Bylsma says

May. 28, 2024 20:24 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — New Seattle Kraken coach Dan Bylsma said current Coachella Valley assistant coach Jessica Campbell could be a candidate for a similar position with the NHL club. Bylsma has been the head coach at Coachella Valley for the past two seasons with Campbell as one of his...

Wheeler returns to Rangers lineup for Game 4 against Panthers

May. 28, 2024 20:11 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Blake Wheeler was back in the New York Rangers' lineup for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night, after missing more than three months with a broken right leg. Wheeler got hurt in a game against Montreal on Feb....

Chicago Blackhawks agree to contracts with forwards Zach Sanford and Martin Misiak

May. 28, 2024 18:56 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to contracts with forwards Zach Sanford and Martin Misiak. Sanford got a one-year, two-way contract that carries a $775,000 NHL cap hit. Misiak's deal is a three-year, entry-level contract that has an $878,333 cap hit. ...

Marchessault says he has not spoken with the Golden Knights regarding a new contract

May. 28, 2024 18:10 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas forward Jonathan Marchessault, who scored a career-high 42 goals this season, said Tuesday he has not spoken with the Golden Knights about a new contract. If the sides don’t reach an agreement by July 1, Marchessault will enter the open market as a free...

Dan Bylsma rediscovers the joy in coaching and lands another NHL job with Seattle Kraken

May. 28, 2024 16:48 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — When Dan Bylsma took the job as an assistant coach in the American Hockey League in 2021, his hope was to rediscover some enjoyment being a coach. Being back on an NHL bench at that point was the furthest thing from his mind. “I think I needed to...

Hintz's return provides big boost for Robertson, Stars offense against Oilers

May. 28, 2024 16:41 PM EDT

With first-line center Roope Hintz in the lineup again, the Dallas Stars suddenly have one of their top goal-scorers back in form: linemate Jason Robertson. Hintz had an immediate impact in his return after missing four games with a lower-body injury. “I don't know...

Sharks sign prized prospect Will Smith to a 3-year deal after 1 stellar season in college

May. 28, 2024 15:28 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks signed prized prospect Will Smith to a three-year entry-level contract on Tuesday after one stellar season at Boston College. The 19-year-old Smith led the nation with 71 points and 46 assists as a freshman and was tied for sixth in the...

Blue Jackets hire Waddell as president of hockey ops and GM, with Davidson shifting to advisory role

May. 28, 2024 14:51 PM EDT

The Columbus Blue Jackets named Don Waddell as their general manager and president of hockey operations on Tuesday, bringing in an experienced NHL executive to try to help turn around the franchise. Waddell joins the club days after stepping down as GM of the Carolina Hurricanes with...