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Today in History: August 7, allies land at Guadalcanal

Aug. 07, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Aug. 7, the 219th day of 2022. There are 146 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 7, 1942, U.S. and other allied forces landed at Guadalcanal, marking the start of the first major allied...

Capitals overhaul roster most of any contender in the East

Jul. 22, 2022 17:00 PM EDT

Several hours into NHL free agency, the Washington Capitals had two new goaltenders and a replacement for the defenseman they lost to Seattle. They were far from done. They traded for winger Connor Brown, signed forwards Dylan Strome and Henrik Borgstrom and defenseman Gabriel...

Contenders re-sign key players at start of NHL free agency

Jul. 13, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

Recent Stanley Cup winners spent the first day of NHL free agency re-signing key players to long-term contracts. The reigning champion Colorado Avalanche brought back big defender Josh Manson and signed versatile winger Artturi Lehkonen. The team they beat in the final, the Tampa Bay...

Evgeni Malkin, Penguins agree to new 4-year deal

Jul. 12, 2022 23:52 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evgeni Malkin is staying in Pittsburgh after all. The Penguins and the Russian star agreed to a four-year contract late Tuesday night worth $6.1 million annually. The deal was signed just hours before the three-time Stanley Cup-winning center was set to become a...

Nichushkin staying put with Avs; Malkin set to leave Pens

Jul. 11, 2022 23:58 PM EDT

Forward Valeri Nichushkin is staying put with the Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche, while Evgeni Malkin’s tenure with the Pittsburgh Penguins may be over after 16 seasons. Malkin has decided to become a free agent rather than re-sign with the Penguins before the start of...

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...

Avalanche must beat two-time champion Lightning to win Cup

Jun. 14, 2022 19:10 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon wouldn’t have it any other way. He and the Colorado Avalanche have stubbed their toe many times in the playoffs over the past several years, never getting past the second round. Now that they’ve broken through to reach the Stanley Cup Final,...

Penguins GM: "in a perfect world" Malkin and Letang stay

May. 23, 2022 16:36 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Ron Hextall wants to find a way to have Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang stay with the club for the rest of their careers. “In a perfect world (Malkin) retires a Penguin," Hextall said Monday. “And I think Tanger's the same.”...

Penguins F Bryan Rust fine with taking a discount to stay

May. 22, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Rust felt he deserved a raise. He just didn't necessarily want one so big it would jeopardize his chances of staying in Pittsburgh. Sure the versatile Pittsburgh Penguins forward had a sense of what his worth would have been on the open market. Ultimately,...

Penguins sign F Bryan Rust to 6-year deal

May. 21, 2022 21:34 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Rust is staying in Pittsburgh. The veteran forward, who was scheduled to become a free agent this summer, agreed to a six-year contract with the Penguins that will keep him with the club through 2028. The deal, announced on Saturday, carries...