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Kings sign G Cal Petersen to 3-year, $15 million extension

Sep. 22, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Goalie Cal Petersen has agreed to a three-year, $15 million contract extension with the Los Angeles Kings. The Kings announced the deal Wednesday for Petersen, an Iowa native and Notre Dame product who signed with the club as an unrestricted...

Jaguars sign veteran CB Lawson in case Henderson can't play

Sep. 22, 2021 12:36 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars signed cornerback Nevin Lawson to a one-year contract Wednesday, giving them an experienced veteran in case CJ Henderson can't play against Arizona. The team placed tight end James O'Shaughnessy (ankle) on injured...

Sabres agree to terms with Dahlin on $18M, 3-year contract

Sep. 22, 2021 11:39 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Sabres agreed to terms Wednesday with defenseman Rasmus Dahlin on a three-year contract worth $18 million, getting the deal done on the eve of Buffalo's first training camp practice. Dahlin was among the last unsigned restricted free agents...

Dubois declares `I'm back;' set for fresh start in Winnipeg

Sep. 22, 2021 02:59 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — It’s nearing the end of a long day of promotional on-ice videos and lengthy interviews with one group of reporters after another, when Pierre-Luc Dubois strides confidently into the hotel conference room with a beaming smile and outreached hand. ...

Josh Rogers allows 1 run to lead Nationals over Marlins 7-1

Sep. 21, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Josh Rogers pitched 7 2/3 innings of one-run ball and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 7-1 Tuesday night. Rogers (2-0) scattered five hits, struck out four and walked two in his longest outing since joining the club Sept. 4. ...

Wild sign star wing Kirill Kaprizov to 5-year, $45M contract

Sep. 21, 2021 19:52 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild signed left wing Kirill Kaprizov to a five-year, $45 million contract on Tuesday, ending a stalemate between the team and the Calder Trophy winner just two days before the beginning of training camp. The 24-year-old Kaprizov...

Cody Bellinger placed on injured list with left rib fracture

Sep. 21, 2021 19:30 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers placed outfielder Cody Bellinger on the injured list with a left rib fracture. The team made the move Tuesday just before its game in Colorado against the Rockies and backdated the decision to Saturday. The Dodgers recalled...

New Orleans: Flames shoot up side of Superdome roof, put out

Sep. 21, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Smoke and flames shot up the side of the Superdome's roof on Tuesday after a pressure washer being used to clean the roof of the New Orleans sports and entertainment arena caught fire. The New Orleans Fire Department confirmed firefighters responded...

Blue Jackets sign G Merzlikins to $27M contract extension

Sep. 21, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets signed goaltender Elvis Merzlikins to a five-year, $27 million contract extension, the team announced Tuesday. Merzlikins will be in the final year of a two-year contract this season with a cap hit of $4 million. The new...

You bet: New golf cart motivates Carolina's Burns, Reddick

Sep. 21, 2021 18:20 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers defensive end Brian Burns envisions himself riding around the Wofford College campus next summer at training camp in his new tricked out golf cart waving to teammates. That will mean he has won “the bet.” ...