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AP Source: Islanders to hire former Devils GM Lou Lamoriello

May. 22, 2018 1:44 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime NHL executive Lou Lamoriello is coming to the New York Islanders, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed Monday. The person, who sought anonymity because the hiring had not been officially announced, said the deal will likely be completed this week. It's not clear...

Caps rough up Lightning 3-0 to force Game 7 in East final

May. 22, 2018 12:11 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing elimination at home, the Washington Capitals looked determined to hit everything that moved in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference final. The goal was to finish checks on Tampa Bay Lightning players as much as possible, though at one point Devante Smith-Pelly decked Dan Girardi and...

Wild hire Predators assistant Paul Fenton as new GM

May. 21, 2018 7:07 PM EDT

Paul Fenton was hired as general manager of the Minnesota Wild on Monday, after 20 seasons in the front office with the division rival Nashville Predators. The 58-year-old Fenton spent the last 12 seasons as assistant GM for the Predators. He helped David Poile, the winningest general manager in NHL history,...

Minnesota Wild hire Paul Fenton to multi-year contract as general manager

May. 21, 2018 5:44 PM EDT
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Wild hire Paul Fenton to multi-year contract as general manager.

Stanley Cup-bound Vegas turning impossible into possible

May. 21, 2018 4:01 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Welcome to Impossible. Those words have been projected onto the ice in big, bold letters at T-Mobile Arena before each game during the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Well, the Vegas Golden Knights are turning impossible into possible. The stunningly successful expansion squad is headed to the...

New Jersey Devils sign Russian defenseman Egor Yakovlev

May. 21, 2018 12:18 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have signed Russian defenseman Egor Yakovlev to a one-year, entry-level contract. General manager Ray Shero announced the move Monday. Yakovlev has spent the past six seasons in the KHL with SKA St. Petersburg and Lokomotiv Yaroslavl. He had five goals and four...

St. Louis Blues' arena changing name to Enterprise Center

May. 21, 2018 11:50 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The home of the St. Louis Blues is getting a new name: Enterprise Center. The NHL team on Monday announced a 15-year arena naming rights agreement with suburban St. Louis-based Enterprise Holdings, which operates Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Alamo Rent a Car and National Car Rental. Terms were...

10 Things to Know for Today

May. 21, 2018 6:42 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP 'DEMANDS' DOJ INVESTIGATE FBI In response, the Justice Department asks its inspector general to expand an existing investigation into the Russia probe by examining whether there was any improper...

10 Things to Know for Monday

May. 20, 2018 9:02 PM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. WHEN RUSSIA COLLUSION PROBE COULD END The special counsel's investigation into whether Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russian meddling in the 2016 election could wrap up by September, says Rudy...

Expansion Vegas Golden Knights advance to Stanley Cup Final

May. 20, 2018 8:25 PM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights are going to the Stanley Cup Final — with a chip on their shoulder. "Everybody on this team has something to prove," Ryan Reaves said. "We call ourselves 'The Golden Misfits' for a reason. We're doing a good job of proving everybody wrong." Reaves...