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Nashville Predators sign Tommy Novak to a 3-year extension worth $10.5 million

Mar. 04, 2024 14:17 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators don’t appear likely to be sellers at the NHL trade deadline, and they took an important step toward at least standing pat in their playoff pursuit by extending pending free agent forward Tommy Novak. The team on Monday re-signed...

Golden Knights, Avalanche and Rangers headline teams to watch at the NHL trade deadline

Mar. 04, 2024 13:55 PM EST

There is no clear Stanley Cup favorite in the NHL this season, which has the potential to spice up activity before the league's trade deadline Friday as many of the top contenders look to load up for a playoff run. The defending champion Vegas Golden Knights are chief among them and...

Capitals lose to the Coyotes 5-2, a potentially decisive defeat days before the NHL trade deadline

Mar. 03, 2024 16:33 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was difficult for Washington Capitals players to explain why they started slow, lost their composure and ultimately their game to the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on Sunday, given what was at stake. With the NHL trade deadline fast approaching and sitting on the fringe...

With trade talks increasing, Okposo, Girgensons shine in what could be their final week with Sabres

Mar. 03, 2024 14:57 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — If this, in fact, becomes Kyle Okposo's and Zemgus Girgensons’ final week in Buffalo, the longest-serving players on the Sabres’ roster provided one more reminder of their understated leadership and desire to turn the franchise into a winner. Off the ice,...

New York Rangers agree to terms with goalie Jonathan Quick on a 1-year contract extension

Mar. 03, 2024 12:24 PM EST

The New York Rangers agreed to terms on Sunday on a one-year contract extension with veteran goaltender Jonathan Quick that's worth $1.275 million for the 2024-25 NHL season. Quick, 38, joined his boyhood team last summer on an $825,000 deal after backing up for the Vegas Golden...

49ers promote Sorensen to DC and hire Staley as an assistant, AP source says

Mar. 02, 2024 17:19 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have promoted assistant Nick Sorensen to defensive coordinator and hired former Los Angeles Chargers coach Brandon Staley for a role on the team's staff, a person familiar with the hirings told The Associated Press. The person...

Elias Pettersson agrees to 8-year extension with Canucks

Mar. 02, 2024 15:52 PM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Four-time All-Star Elias Pettersson agreed to an eight-year contract extension with the Vancouver Canucks, the team announced Saturday. Terms of the deal, which kicks in next season, were not disclosed. “I’m super excited, this...

Eric Bieniemy officially named UCLA's associate head coach and offensive coordinator

Mar. 02, 2024 15:26 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA made it official on Saturday, announcing Eric Bieniemy is the Bruins' associate head coach and offensive coordinator. News of Bieniemy's hiring came out last week as the two sides were working toward finalizing his two-year contract. The...

Curry leads Warriors past Raptors for 8th straight road win. Toronto star Barnes breaks finger

Mar. 01, 2024 23:27 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 25 points, Jonathan Kuminga had 24 and the Golden State Warriors overcame a short night of rest and extended their road winning streak to eight games by beating the Toronto Raptors 120-105 on Friday. Toronto All-Star Scottie Barnes exited after...

Capitals score 5 straight goals to beat the Flyers 5-2, a big win for Washington's playoff hopes

Mar. 01, 2024 22:33 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Turns out that, no, the Washington Capitals aren't ready to give up on their chances of making the playoffs. Less than 36 hours after coach Spencer Carbery's profanity-laced challenge to players at practice, the Capitals answered in a big way in their most...