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'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,...

Rangers renew new enforcer Ryan Reaves' contract through '23

Jul. 31, 2021 15:55 PM EDT

Ryan Reaves agreed to terms with the New York Rangers on an extension Saturday, a deal that puts the team's new enforcer under contract through the 2022-23 season. The Rangers acquired Reaves from the Vegas Golden Knights this week for a 2022-third round pick. It's...

Raiders excited for chance to finally play for home crowd

Jul. 29, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders have attended many Vegas Golden Knights games and know how vibrant the local fanbase can be, as the four-year old franchise enjoys one of the most electric atmospheres in the NHL. Heading into their second season since...

Vegas trades Fleury to Chicago as goalie carousel spins

Jul. 28, 2021 01:27 AM EDT

Marc-Andre Fleury was traded from Vegas to Chicago on Tuesday, a stunning turn of events that has the NHL’s reigning Vezina Trophy-winning goaltender contemplating his future. The Golden Knights traded Fleury to the Blackhawks for minor league forward Mikael Hakkarainen...

Grubauer, Hamilton among top names entering NHL free agency

Jul. 28, 2021 00:50 AM EDT

The stars available at the top end of the NHL free agent market should make things interesting Wednesday afternoon. And scratch Colorado's Gabriel Landeskog off the list, after the Avalanche captain signed an eight-year, $56 million contract late Tuesday night. ...

Seattle Kraken expansion draft: NHL GMs learned from Vegas

Jul. 22, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

Four years after the Vegas Golden Knights burst into the NHL by making 10 trades at their expansion draft, the Seattle Kraken came away with none. That means no extra prospects, roster players or draft picks stockpiled because another team wanted to give up a certain...

Analysis: Kraken facing crucial expansion draft decisions

Jul. 18, 2021 13:53 PM EDT

Ron Francis is on the clock. The Seattle Kraken's general manager gets to pick 30 players in the expansion draft to build out the roster for the NHL's 32nd franchise. Those selections get unveiled Wednesday night. Francis has...

NHL teams shuffle before Seattle Kraken expansion draft

Jul. 16, 2021 01:56 AM EDT

Before 30 NHL teams release the list of players available for the Kraken, many of them are shuffling the deck to make sure they're in good position for the Seattle expansion draft. Rather than losing Ryan Graves, Colorado traded him to New Jersey. Rather than worry about...

NHL's expansion struggles changed with Vegas and now Seattle

Jul. 15, 2021 15:51 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — When the NHL hit the accelerator on expansion some 30 years ago it brought hockey to untapped markets, warm weather destinations and established a footprint throughout all corners of North America. It also created some pretty terrible teams and wins were...

NHL pushes puck up ice in bid to reach Latino communities

Jul. 04, 2021 11:50 AM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Scott Gomez grew up among the diverse cultures that amalgamate around Anchorage, Alaska. Race was something he never really thought about, particularly on the ice. The son of a Mexican American father and Colombian mother, Gomez heard a few...