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Expansion Kraken land Grubauer; Lightning breakup continues

Jul. 28, 2021 20:36 PM EDT

There was a method to the Seattle Kraken’s approach to preserve salary cap space while making their expansion draft selections. After laying in wait, the Kraken made one of the biggest splashes in free agency by signing goalie Philipp Grubauer to a six-year, $35.4...

Panthers sign Sam Bennett to 4-year deal; Sam Reinhart next?

Jul. 26, 2021 22:06 PM EDT

Sam Bennett re-signed with the Florida Panthers on Monday, inking a four-year contract worth $17.7 million with the team that has been a good fit for him since joining at the trade deadline. Bennett put up six goals and nine assists for 15 points in 10 regular-season...

'Fast and furious' NHL offseason to unfold over three weeks

Jul. 09, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

Pausing the Stanley Cup celebration and with his voice still hoarse from partying, Alex Killorn acknowledged the back-to-back champion Tampa Bay Lightning will not be back together on the ice when the NHL returns in the fall. “We’re all grown men, and we understand...