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Hurricanes agree to entry-level deals with Cotton brothers

Mar. 24, 2020 3:40 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to entry-level contracts with brothers David and Jason Cotton. The team announced deals Tuesday with the forwards who closed college careers this season. David Cotton, 22, has a two-year contract paying $700,000 in 2020-21 and $832,500 in 2021-22 at...

The Latest: Baylor coach Drew focused on players, not missed Ntourney

Mar. 18, 2020 7:57 AM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic's effect on sports around the world (all times local): ___ 7:30 p.m. Baylor coach Scott Drew says his focus since the NCAA Tournament was canceled has been on taking care of his players, not about what might have been for the Bears on the court. “Making sure they're...

Goals used by the NHL hockey club Nashville Predators are stored in a hallway in Bridgestone Arena, Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The NHL announced Thursday it is suspending its season indefinitely in response to the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Bettman: NHL players in isolation while season is on hold

Mar. 13, 2020 7:22 PM EDT

NHL players are staying away from rinks and self-isolating during the coronavirus pandemic that has put their season on hold. Players have been instructed to remain at home in their team's city and avoid practice facilities and crowded places. Within the next two weeks, they could be allowed to return and skate...

Carolina Hurricanes center Sebastian Aho (20) scores on Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jonathan Bernier (45) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 10, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

Hurricanes score 3 in 3rd period, beat Red Wings 5-2

Mar. 10, 2020 11:49 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Justin Williams scored a tiebreaking goal 1:38 into the final period, and Sebastian Aho added two goals later in the third to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 5-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night. Morgan Geekie and Nino Niederreiter also scored for Carolina, which extended its...

Florida Panthers' Colton Sceviour, left, watches a puck slide past St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington during the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, March 9, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Connolly, Driedger lead Panthers to 2-1 win over the Blues

Mar. 9, 2020 11:54 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brett Connolly scored early in the third period and Chris Driedger stopped 26 shots, leading the Florida Panthers to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Monday night. Mike Hoffman also scored for Florida and Aleksi Saarela assisted on both Panthers goals, the first assists of his...

Red Wings sign Alex Biega to 1-year extension

Mar. 9, 2020 5:46 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings signed defenseman Alex Biega to a one-year contract extension. The team announced the move Monday. Biega was acquired by the Red Wings in an Oct. 6 trade with Vancouver. He has three points — all assists — in 48 games with Detroit this season. Biega has...

Vancouver Canucks center Adam Gaudette (88) fails to get a shot past Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Elvis Merzlikins (90) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia, Sunday, March 8, 2020. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)

Merzlikins solid in return, Blue Jackets beat Canucks 2-1

Mar. 9, 2020 2:48 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Elvis Merzlikins made 26 saves in his return after missing four games with a concussion, and the Columbus Blue Jackets held off the Vancouver Canucks for a 2-1 victory Sunday night. “It was hard to get back in the game,” said the 25-year-old rookie, who...

Pittsburgh Penguins' Brian Dumoulin, left, skates to the bench as Carolina Hurricanes' Jake Gardiner (51) is greeted by teammates after giving his team the lead with a goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, March 8, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Hurricanes hammer listless Penguins 6-2

Mar. 9, 2020 2:24 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Morgan Geekie didn't have time to think. On Saturday he was in the minors. By Sunday afternoon the newest Carolina Hurricanes forward found himself thrust in the middle of the playoff race. The 21-year-old rookie hardly looked overwhelmed by the moment. Neither did his team. Geekie...

Carolina Hurricanes center Vincent Trocheck (16) celebrates with teammates center Sebastian Aho (20), right wing Andrei Svechnikov (37) and left wing Teuvo Teravainen (86), after scoring the game winning goal in overtime during an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders, Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Uniondale, NY. (AP Photo/Jim McIsaac)

Trocheck scores in OT, lifts Hurricanes over Islanders 3-2

Mar. 7, 2020 5:02 PM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Vincent Trocheck scored early in overtime and the Carolina Hurricanes ended a four-game losing streak, beating the New York Islanders 3-2 Saturday. Trocheck notched his first goal with the Hurricanes on a power play 1:36 into the extra session, sending the Islanders to their sixth...

Philadelphia Flyers' Ivan Provorov celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes, Thursday, March 5, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Streaking Flyers beat Carolina 4-1 for 8th straight win

Mar. 6, 2020 12:25 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The label has a nice ring to it around Philly: The first-place Flyers. It's a tie, for now, in the Metropolitan Division and it's still March, but for a franchise that 15 months ago was nestled at the bottom of the standings and fired their coach, their GM, and ran through goalies like...