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Reimer, Forsberg lead Hurricanes in shutout of Lightning

Sep. 18, 2019 12:17 AM EDT

James Reimer and Anton Forsberg combined for a shutout as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-0 in an NHL preseason game in Tampa, Florida, on Tuesday night. Reimer and Forsberg each played half the game for the Hurricanes, who reached the Eastern Conference final last spring after missing the...

Far from Czech home, Kubalik adjusts to life with Blackhawks

Sep. 14, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Dominik Kubalik is leaning on David Kampf while he transitions to life in the NHL with the Chicago Blackhawks. He peppers his Czech countryman with all sorts of questions. "I think he's a little bit mad at me right now," a grinning Kubalik said, "because I'm still asking 'What's that?' and...

Study shows hockey great Stan Mikita suffered from CTE

Sep. 13, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A posthumous study of Stan Mikita's brain shows the hockey Hall of Famer suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy at the time of his death a year ago. Dr. Ann McKee, the director of the BU CTE Center, announced the findings during the Concussion Legacy Foundation's Chicago Honors...

Blackhawks defenseman de Haan ruled out for start of camp

Sep. 13, 2019 11:55 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Blackhawks defenseman Calvin de Haan has been ruled out for the start of training camp with his new team and he is expected to miss two to three weeks. The 28-year-old de Haan is coming back from right shoulder surgery. He also is dealing with a groin strain. Chicago acquired de Haan in a...

G Cam Ward signs 1-day contract, retires with Hurricanes

Aug. 28, 2019 10:51 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Goalie Cam Ward has signed a one-day contract with the Carolina Hurricanes and is retiring as a member of the team he helped lead to a Stanley Cup. General manager Don Waddell announced the signing and retirement Wednesday, calling Ward "a cornerstone for this organization for more...

Chris Kunitz retires after 15 NHL seasons

Jul. 30, 2019 8:17 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chris Kunitz announced his retirement Tuesday after winning four Stanley Cup titles in 15 NHL seasons. He wasn't out of work for very long. Kunitz is joining the Chicago Blackhawks' front office as a player development adviser. He will work with the coaching staffs for the Blackhawks and...

Blackhawks, fans welcome back ever-pesky Andrew Shaw

Jul. 27, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Andrew Shaw is back in Chicago following a trade with Montreal last month, and the ever-chirping 28-year-old has been the toast of the team's annual fan convention this weekend. The convention crowd erupted when Shaw — part of the Blackhawks' 2013 and 2015 Stanley Cup championship...

Colliton looking forward to camp with new-look Blackhawks

Jul. 26, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jeremy Colliton has a plan, and he has time. It feels pretty good, too. Unlike last season, when he took over after the Chicago Blackhawks fired coach Joel Quenneville in November, Colliton gets a full training camp to implement his vision for the team. He also should have more practice time...