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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...

Analysis: If Price isn't right for Kraken, Holtby could be

Jul. 19, 2021 17:47 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Carey Price would be an instant cornerstone for the NHL's newest franchise if the Seattle Kraken select the Montreal Canadiens goaltender in the expansion draft Wednesday night. It is not a no-brainer decision, however. Price's...

Sharks get goalie Hill from Coyotes before NHL roster freeze

Jul. 17, 2021 21:19 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks acquired goaltender Adin Hill from the Arizona Coyotes just before the NHL roster freeze for the Seattle expansion draft. The Coyotes sent Hill and a 2022 seventh-round pick to the Sharks for 23-year-old goalie Josef Kolenar...

Isles acquire Panik, 2nd-round pick from Red Wings for Leddy

Jul. 16, 2021 20:39 PM EDT

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders acquired forward Richard Panik and a second-round draft pick this year from the Detroit Red Wings on Friday for defenseman Nick Leddy. Detroit will retain 50% of Panik’s salary. Panik has 88 goals and...

Bruins extend defenseman Brandon Carlo for 6 years, $24.6M

Jul. 14, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — It's not the $24.6 million that's going to change Brandon Carlo. It's the six years. The Boston Bruins defenseman said he's not going to rush out and buy anything flashy after signing a new contract extension. But having a long-term...

Lightning GM: Kucherov played Final with broken rib

Jul. 13, 2021 14:00 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Julien BriseBois confirmed on Tuesday that star forward Nikita Kucherov played in the Stanley Cup Final with a non-displaced rib fracture. Kucherov was hurt on a cross-check during Game 6 of the conference final...

Kucherov leads Lightning over Canadiens 5-1 in Game 1

Jun. 29, 2021 02:22 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nothing Nikita Kucherov accomplishes on the ice seems to surprise the Tampa Bay Lightning. Three days after returning from an injury to help the defending champions get back to hockey's grandest stage, the playoff scoring leader had two goals and an...

Canadiens' Armia in COVID-19 protocol day before Cup Final

Jun. 27, 2021 15:29 PM EDT

Montreal Canadiens forward Joel Armia has been placed in the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol and didn’t travel with the team to Tampa Bay on Sunday, a day before Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. General manager Marc Bergevin made the announcement after Armia was not at...

Habs brace for biggest test: Defending champion Lightning

Jun. 26, 2021 17:37 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Artturi Lehkonen is keeping his composure after becoming part of the Montreal Canadiens’ illustrious history by scoring the franchise’s most important goal in nearly three decades. If the upstart Canadiens’ remarkable playoff run has been fueled,...

Lightning vs. Canadiens in 1st all-East Cup Final since 1980

Jun. 26, 2021 14:20 PM EDT

After gutting out a tough series to get to the Stanley Cup Final, the Tampa Bay Lightning shouldn't have to change their style of play to match up against the Montreal Canadiens. They won't have to change time zones, either. While teams in the Eastern...