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Blackhawks acquire Seth Jones, agree on $76M, 8-year deal

Jul. 23, 2021 20:39 PM EDT

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Seth Jones is now with the Chicago Blackhawks and could become the organization's cornerstone on the blue line. Chicago acquired the star defenseman from the Columbus Blue Jackets in a blockbuster trade Friday just before the NHL draft began. The...

Rangers trade Buchnevich to Blues, begin buying out DeAngelo

Jul. 23, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

The New York Rangers continued their offseason makeover Friday by trading fourth-leading scorer Pavel Buchnevich to the St. Louis Blues for forward Sammy Blais and a 2022 second-round pick. Buchnevich had 20 goals and 28 assists for 48 points in 54 games last season. The...

US women tell 9th Circuit trial court didn't factor success

Jul. 23, 2021 16:52 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Players on the U.S. women’s national soccer team urged a federal appeals court to reinstate their equal pay lawsuit, saying their greater success than the American men was not taken into account by a trial court judge who dismissed their case. ...

Steelers maintain Super Bowl expectations despite turnover

Jul. 22, 2021 20:03 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers experienced a significant amount of turnover during the offseason, yet they opened training camp on Thursday with the same lofty Super Bowl expectations. “Everybody in the NFL has the same goal, and that’s to win a Super...

Pats' Gilmore, 7 others will start training camp on PUP list

Jul. 22, 2021 19:35 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore has reported to the team for training camp but will start it on the active/physically unable to perform list. Gilmore was one of eight Patriots players added to the list Thursday ahead of the official start...

Kraken create nucleus in expansion draft but more to come

Jul. 22, 2021 17:43 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — For the entirety of his NHL career, anytime Mark Giordano pulled on a jersey there was always a heavy dose of red. When he pulled on the sweater of the Kraken, the only red visible was from the menacing eye in the center of the Seattle logo. ...

NHL roster freeze lifts, flat cap prompts money-saving moves

Jul. 22, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

Carolina traded its playoff starting goaltender to Detroit to avoid arbitration. Philadelphia sent a high draft pick to Arizona to take on a pricey defenseman. The New York Rangers gave a back-to-back Stanley Cup winner a contract reigning champion Tampa Bay never could have afforded. ...

Flyers send D Gostisbehere and draft picks to Arizona

Jul. 22, 2021 14:49 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers shipped one-time cornerstone defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere to the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday, also throwing in two picks in next year's draft to rid themselves of his salary over the next two seasons. Moving on from...

Seattle Kraken sets first roster, will open season at Vegas

Jul. 22, 2021 02:47 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — What the expansion draft of the Seattle Kraken lacked in drama it made up for with quirks, production and a giant party to celebrate one of the biggest steps in the launch of the NHL's newest team. “I envisioned this a lot of different ways and this is...

Kraken expansion draft to be milestone for Seattle

Jul. 20, 2021 17:23 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — When the calendar flips to this time of year, there is normally a mix and anger and resentment for sports fans in this corner of the country. Not this year. Not with one of the biggest moments yet in the creation of the newest NHL franchise about to take...