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Lightning sign Shattenkirk after buyout by Rangers

Aug. 5, 2019 1:07 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Veteran defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk has signed a one-year, $1.75 million contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning after being bought out by the New York Rangers. Lightning vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced the deal Monday. Shattenkirk said he chose the Lightning...

Rangers buy out final 2 years of Shattenkirk's contract

Aug. 1, 2019 3:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rangers have bought out the final two seasons of defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk's contract. Shattenkirk played only two seasons after signing a $26.6 million, four-year contract with New York. He had just seven goals and 44 assists in 119 games. When Shattenkirk, a New Yorker, signed July...

Rangers re-sign restricted free-agent Pavel Buchnevich

Jul. 26, 2019 9:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers re-signed restricted free-agent forward Pavel Buchnevich to a two-year, $6.5 million contract Friday. The 24-year-old Russian had 21 goals and 17 assists in 64 regular-season games last season. In 179 games in three NHL seasons, all with the Rangers, he has 43 goals and...

Blues hire Marc Savard as an assistant coach

Jul. 24, 2019 2:48 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues hired Marc Savard as an assistant coach Wednesday. The 42-year-old Savard spent 13 years playing in the NHL, splitting time among the Rangers, Flames, Thrashers and Bruins. The two-time All-Star was part of Boston's 2011 Stanley Cup title team....

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....

How long interview period changed course of NHL free agency

Jul. 12, 2019 2:44 AM EDT

Artemi Panarin did not have to imagine what he might look like in a New York Rangers uniform. His likeness in Rangers blue adorned the giant video screens at Madison Square Garden with the message "Welcome Artemi" a full four days before he signed with the team. "There was a moment where I just sat down for 10...

Penguins center Matt Cullen retires after 21 seasons

Jul. 11, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Penguins center Matt Cullen has retired after a 21-season career that included three Stanley Cup titles. The 42 year-old won a Cup with Carolina in 2006 and then consecutive titles with Pittsburgh in 2016 and 2017. Cullen had 266 goals, 465 assists and 502 penalty minutes over 1,516 games...

Rangers, Islanders, Devils all creating buzz in offseason

Jul. 6, 2019 2:38 PM EDT

The New York Rangers' rebuild got a big boost with the additions of forwards Artemi Panarin and Kaapo Kakko. The New Jersey Devils drafted Jack Hughes with the No. 1 pick and traded for P.K. Subban to improve their defense. The Islanders are coming off a second-place finish in the Metropolitan Division and a run...

Jackets look to reassemble pieces after free agent losses

Jul. 2, 2019 3:08 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets watched three of their best players leave for other teams on the opening day of free agency and did relatively little to fill the holes. When the dust settled after Monday's comings and goings, many questions remained about whether general manager Jarmo...

Rangers, Panthers, Predators winners early in free agency

Jul. 2, 2019 3:06 AM EDT

The New York Rangers, Florida Panthers and Nashville Predators came out ahead on Day 1 of NHL free agency, signing the best players available to seven-year contracts. If Artemi Panarin , Sergei Bobrovsky or Matt Duchene can help their new team win the Stanley Cup, it will go against a trend. Teams that have made...