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Jonathan Huberdeau gets $84M, 8-year extension with Flames

Aug. 05, 2022 01:07 AM EDT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The Calgary Flames and recently acquired forward Jonathan Huberdeau have agreed to an $84 million, eight-year contract extension. The 29-year-old Huberdeau came to Calgary from the Florida Panthers with defenseman MacKenzie Weegar, forward Cole Schwindt and...

Panthers welcome Tkachuk, the latest big move of the summer

Jul. 25, 2022 13:52 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The easiest thing for the Florida Panthers this summer would have been to maintain the status quo, especially after posting the NHL’s best record. The Panthers went a different way. Matthew Tkachuk was introduced Monday as the team's newest...

Panthers get Tkachuk from Flames for Huberdeau, Weegar

Jul. 23, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Matthew Tkachuk and Jonathan Huberdeau had the best years of their career this past season. And now they're changing places in an NHL blockbuster. Tkachuk was traded to the Florida Panthers on Friday night, with Huberdeau part of the haul that is...

NHL free agency: Johnny Gaudreau makes Blue Jackets a winner

Jul. 14, 2022 15:23 PM EDT

Judging success and failure in NHL free agency just hours after the market opened can be tricky, looking into the future to predict which moves will pan out — or not. Looking back at the slew of signings on Wednesday, it seems relatively easy to identify at least one winner and a...

Gaudreau leaving Flames, joins deep NHL free agent class

Jul. 12, 2022 23:48 PM EDT

While Evgeni Malkin is returning to Pittsburgh, Johnny Hockey is testing the free agent market. Join the club. It’s a good one. On the eve of free agency, Malkin re-signed with the Penguins on a $24.4 million, four-year contract, and MVP candidate Johnny Gaudreau...

Gaudreau, Kadri among players to watch in NHL free agency

Jul. 11, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

The top players expected to be available in NHL free agency include an MVP candidate who might have the chance to go home and a veteran who flipped his old playoff script to become a Stanley Cup champion. Each had a career year at the perfect time. Calgary Flames...

Son of Canadiens GM drafted in Montreal by LA Kings

Jul. 08, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Cheers erupted from the crowd at Day 2 of the NHL draft when the Los Angeles Kings announced they were taking Jack Hughes with the 51st pick. No, not THAT Jack Hughes, who already is in the league with the New Jersey Devils after going first in the draft three years...

NHL Draft: The risk of attending and not getting selected

Jul. 04, 2022 11:14 AM EDT

After sitting through 12-plus rounds of the NHL draft over the span of two consecutive summers, Andrew Mangiapane had all but given up on hearing his name called. The low point came during the 2015 draft in Florida, where midway through the sixth round, Mangiapane’s father...

Woodcroft gets 3-year deal after Oilers reach West final.

Jun. 21, 2022 18:04 PM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers have given coach Jay Woodcroft a three-year contract extension for taking over the team in February and leading them to the NHL Western Conference final. The Oilers announced the deal Tuesday in removing Woodcroft's interim tag. ...

Column: NHL playoffs best show in sports; NBA a snoozer

May. 28, 2022 00:08 AM EDT

If you're looking for some excitement, forget about the NBA playoffs. They've been a total snooze, filled with blowouts and only a handful of must-see moments. The lack of drama has been especially striking when compared to the NHL postseason, which has produced one...