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Who's No. 1? Uncertainty surrounding top pick at NHL draft

Jul. 06, 2022 20:22 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Rather than tip his hand on who the Montreal Canadiens plan to select with the first pick in the NHL draft, general manager Kent Hughes joked they’ll end up with all three of Shane Wright, Juraj Slafkovsky and Logan Cooley. If the Canadiens want to make a splash,...

Former NHL defenseman Bryan Marchment dies at 53

Jul. 06, 2022 18:41 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Former NHL defenseman Bryan Marchment died Wednesday in Montreal, his agent said. He was 53. Longtime agent Rick Curran confirmed Marchment’s death to The Associated Press. Marchment was attending the NHL draft in Montreal as a scout for the San Jose Sharks. ...

NHL Draft: Teams weigh risks of selecting Russian prospects

Jul. 05, 2022 18:07 PM EDT

The war in Ukraine has added an increasing level of uncertainty for NHL teams interested in drafting Russia-born prospects because of questions regarding their availability to play in North America. While no team has openly stated it would avoid selecting Russians altogether in the...

Raveloson scores 2 goals as LA Galaxy defeats Montreal

Jul. 05, 2022 00:53 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Rayan Raveloson scored twice as the LA Galaxy defeated Montreal 4-0 on Monday night. Both of Raveloson’s goals for the Galaxy (8-6-3) came in the second half, the first in the 60th minute and the second in the 79th. The Galaxy also got one...

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...

Reynoso scores to lead Minnesota United over LA Galaxy 3-2

Jun. 30, 2022 09:28 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Emanuel Reynoso scored two goals as Minnesota United stopped a three-game league losing streak with a 3-2 win over the LA Galaxy on Wednesday night. Reynoso scored in the 43rd minute to put United (6-8-3) up 3-0. He also scored in the ninth minute and Franco...

Pappin, credited with Toronto's last Cup-winner, dies at 82

Jun. 30, 2022 00:38 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Jim Pappin, the former NHL forward credited with the Toronto Maple Leafs’ last Stanley Cup-winning goal, has died. He was 82. The Maple Leafs and Chicago Blackhawks announced the death Wednesday on social media. “We are deeply saddened to learn of...

Toye scores twice to lead Montreal past Seattle 2-1

Jun. 30, 2022 00:34 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Mason Toye scored two goals to lead Montreal to a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Wednesday night. Toye tied it at 1 in the 18th minute and scored the go-ahead goal in the 62nd for Montreal (9-6-2). Jordan Morris scored in the third minute for...

Challenge accepted: Richardson steps in as Blackhawks coach

Jun. 29, 2022 16:37 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks were one of the NHL's worst teams last season, and their general manager is talking about a potentially long rebuilding process. They are listening to trade offers for their top goal scorer, and the situation at goaltender is murky at best. ...

Quioto, Choiniere score in Montreal's 2-1 win over Charlotte

Jun. 25, 2022 22:18 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Mathieu Choiniere scored the go-ahead goal in the 47th minute after entering at the start of the second half and Montreal held off Charlotte 2-1 on Saturday night. Quioto opened the scoring in the sixth minute for Montreal (8-6-2). Guzman Corujo tied...