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Sharks sign goalie Adin Hill to 2-year deal

Aug. 04, 2021 21:54 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks signed goalie Adin Hill to a two-year contract Wednesday that avoids salary arbitration. The Sharks acquired Hill last month in a trade from Arizona and are counting on him to team with James Reimer as their goaltending duo...

Erie County exec tamps down fears of Bills relocating

Aug. 04, 2021 19:12 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz dismissed speculation of the Buffalo Bills relocating if a deal can’t be negotiated for public funds to pay for the construction of a new stadium. Poloncarz, however, did issue a warning on Wednesday by saying...

Devils sign Studenic and Greer to 1-year, 2-way contracts

Aug. 04, 2021 17:15 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have signed forwards Marian Studenic and A.J. Greer to one-year, two-way contracts. General manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the deals on Wednesday. The 22-year-old Studenic will earn $750,000 at the NHL...

Gourde excited for chance in Seattle even with start delayed

Aug. 03, 2021 16:21 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — After winning two straight Stanley Cup titles, Yanni Gourde has one of the more impressive resumes among the players selected by the Seattle Kraken in the NHL expansion draft. But instead of being one of Seattle’s top forwards to start the team's first...

Sabres hire ex-captain Peca as minor league assistant coach

Aug. 03, 2021 11:26 AM EDT

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Former Buffalo Sabres captain Michael Peca is rejoining the organization after being hired on Tuesday to become an assistant coach of the team’s American Hockey League affiliate in Rochester, New York. The 47-year-old Peca still lives in the...

Column: NHL quickly responds to Kane betting allegations

Aug. 03, 2021 03:09 AM EDT

One thing seems clear by glancing at social media surrounding San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane. He has some issues, and his wife says betting on his own team is one of them. Anna Kane said some other things, too, in an Instagram post over the weekend that also accused...

Blackhawks pledge to release findings of abuse investigation

Aug. 02, 2021 20:07 PM EDT

The Chicago Blackhawks pledged to release the findings of an independent investigation into allegations that a then-assistant coach sexually assaulted two players in 2010. CEO Danny Wirtz informed team employees of that plan in an internal memo sent Monday, adding that...

Expansion Kraken revise Grubauer's deal after CBA violation

Aug. 01, 2021 23:22 PM EDT

The expansion Seattle Kraken have revised their contract with goaltender Philipp Grubauer after the initial deal was rejected by the NHL for violating the collective bargaining agreement, according to a person with knowledge of the move. The person spoke to The...

'Hey Chicago': Fleury commits to playing for Blackhawks

Aug. 01, 2021 15:10 PM EDT

Goalie Marc-Andre Fleury has committed to playing for the Chicago Blackhawks this season, setting aside his reservations about leaving Vegas. “Hey Chicago. It's Marc, just want to let you know I'm in. Let's get to work,” Fleury said, standing in front of a small jet,...

Sharks' Kane denies game-fixing allegations from wife

Aug. 01, 2021 12:57 PM EDT

San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane denied allegations his wife made on social media that he bet on NHL games, including against his own team. Kane responded Sunday morning to allegations made the previous day from the Instagram account of his wife, Anna. ...