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Blackhawks G Lankinen removed from COVID-19 protocol

Sep. 27, 2021 20:43 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Kevin Lankinen practiced Monday after he was removed from the COVID-19 protocol list. Lankinen had been held out since Friday. His absence doesn’t necessarily mean he tested positive for COVID-19. ...

Changing places: Hyman to Edmonton, Chara to Isles

Sep. 27, 2021 14:14 PM EDT

One call from Connor McDavid was all Zach Hyman needed to put unfinished business with the Toronto Maple Leafs behind him upon joining the Edmonton Oilers. Hyman left his hometown team to sign a $38.5 million, seven-year contract with McDavid and the Oilers, who are...

After 'Verzuz' series success, Timbaland creates Beatclub

Sep. 27, 2021 10:00 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Timbaland paved his own way as a hit-making producer for elite acts like Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z, but now he’s creating a lane for aspiring music creators to collaborate with the industry’s biggest performers. While his uber-successful...

Kraken released: Seattle opens preseason topping Vancouver

Sep. 27, 2021 01:10 AM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The concourses of the Spokane Arena were jammed. The merchandise lines snaked through the crowds, causing bottlenecks as fans filed in for their first glimpse of the Seattle Kraken. There seems to be little doubt about the popularity and reach of...

Blues Sign GM Doug Armstrong to 5-year Extension

Sep. 25, 2021 19:54 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues signed longtime president of hockey operations and general manager Doug Armstrong to a five-year contract extension Saturday. Armstrong, 57, was named the organization's 11th general manager after the 2009-10 season after joining the...

Senators acquire F Zach Sanford in trade with Blues

Sep. 25, 2021 16:16 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators acquired Zach Sanford on Saturday, sending St. Louis native Logan Brown to the Blues in exchange for the veteran forward. St. Louis also received a conditional 2022 draft pick from Ottawa. Sanford had 10...

French hockey official Luc Tardif elected IIHF president

Sep. 25, 2021 13:03 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — French official Luc Tardif was elected president of the International Ice Hockey Federation on Saturday ahead of the return of NHL players to the Olympics in February. Tardif, who was born and raised in Canada, beat German candidate Franz...

Ex Blackhawks player participates in assault investigation

Sep. 24, 2021 18:19 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — An attorney who represents a former Chicago Blackhawks player who alleges he was sexually assaulted by a then-assistant coach in 2010 said Friday her client has been interviewed as part of the team’s review of the accusations. A former federal...

Veteran forward Brian Boyle hoping to catch on with Penguins

Sep. 24, 2021 12:45 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brian Boyle skated off the ice, visibly and blissfully drained after his first training camp practice in years. The pain — the good kind, the kind that comes when trying to hang with the best hockey players in the world — offered the veteran...

Blackhawks G Lankinen held out because of COVID-19 protocol

Sep. 24, 2021 12:03 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Kevin Lankinen and forward Mike Hardman were held out of practice Friday because of the NHL's COVID-19 protocol. The announcement on the team's second day of training camp doesn't necessarily mean that either player tested...