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FILE - In this May 7, 2017, file photo, then-Nashville Predators coach Peter Laviolette, center left, and associated coach Kevin McCarthy, center right, talk during Game 6 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series against the St. Louis Blues in Nashville, Tenn. Kevin McCarthy joined Peter Laviolette's Washington Capitals coaching staff as expected Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, continuing the pair's partnership that has lasted for more than 15 years. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

Capitals hire McCarthy as assistant, re-sign Siegenthaler

Oct. 21, 2020 8:35 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Kevin McCarthy joined Peter Laviolette's Washington Capitals coaching staff Wednesday, and the team re-signed one of the defensemen he'll be working with. Jonas Siegenthaler signed a one-year contract worth $800,000, a deal that should finalize Washington's blue line. McCarthy will be...

FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2019, file photo, New York Rangers' Jesper Fast looks to pass during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks in Anaheim, Calif. The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to a deal with Fast on a three-year contract. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Hurricanes agree to terms on 3-year deal with RW Fast

Oct. 10, 2020 6:32 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to a deal with right wing Jesper Fast on a three-year contract. The team announced the agreement Saturday, saying it would the deal will have an average annual value of $2 million through the 2022-23 season. Carolina president and general manager Don...

FILE - In this March 10, 2020, file photo, Carolina Hurricanes right wing Justin Williams (14) tries to steal the puck form Detroit Red Wings center Luke Glendening (41) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Detroit. Williams retired Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, after 19 NHL seasons that included winning the Stanley Cup in 2006 with Carolina along with two more with the Los Angeles Kings in 2012 and 2014. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

Hurricanes' Williams retires as 3-time Stanley Cup champion

Oct. 8, 2020 7:15 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes forward Justin Williams is retiring after 19 NHL seasons and three Stanley Cup championships. Williams announced his retirement in a statement Thursday after spending his final three seasons in a second stint with Carolina, where he won the Cup for the first time in...

Hurricanes in contract extension talks with Svechnikov

Oct. 1, 2020 4:43 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes president and general manager Don Waddell says the team is in contract extension talks with 20-year-old winger Andrei Svechnikov. The No. 2 overall draft pick from 2018 has one year left on his entry-level deal before becoming a restricted free agent. Waddell said...

FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2020, file photo, Minnesota Wild center Eric Staal (12) skates against the Detroit Red Wings in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Detroit. The Buffalo Sabres acquired veteran center Eric Staal in a trade that sent forward Marcus Johansson to the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Sabres acquire Eric Staal in sending Johansson to Wild

Sep. 16, 2020 8:45 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Kevyn Adams didn’t have to do too much homework on center Eric Staal in completing his first trade as Buffalo Sabres general manager. A former NHL player, Adams had plenty of firsthand insight on the 17-year veteran going back to their days as teammates with the 2006 Stanley Cup...

FILE - Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette answers questions during a news conference Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. The Washington Capitals hired Peter Laviolette, who won the Stanley Cup with the Carolina Hurricanes in 2006, as coach on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, FIle)

Capitals hire Stanley Cup-winning coach Peter Laviolette

Sep. 15, 2020 2:54 PM EDT

Peter Laviolette sees the Washington Capitals as another opportunity to take a team to the Stanley Cup Final and try to win it all again. The Capitals see Laviolette as the experienced, steady hand who can help them contend for another title in what could be the final few years of their championship window. ...

Washington Capitals hire Peter Laviolette, who won Stanley Cup with Carolina Hurricanes in 2006, as coach

Sep. 15, 2020 10:01 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Capitals hire Peter Laviolette, who won Stanley Cup with Carolina Hurricanes in 2006, as coach.

Canes trade Edmundson's rights to Montreal for 5th rounder

Sep. 12, 2020 4:55 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes parted ways with defenseman Joel Edmundson after one season, trading his free agent rights to the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday for a fifth-round pick. Carolina acquired Edmundson after he won the Stanley Cup with the Blues in the 2019 trade that sent...

Carolina Hurricanes reach AHL affiliation deal with Chicago

Sep. 10, 2020 4:05 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have signed a three-year affiliation agreement with the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League. The Hurricanes announced the agreement Thursday. The Hurricanes had been affiliated with the instate Charlotte Checkers for the past 10 seasons, with that...