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Blue Jackets drop assistant coach who won't get vaccinated

Sep. 13, 2021 12:51 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets said Monday that the team has replaced an assistant coach who declined to get a COVID-19 vaccination. Sylvain Lefebvre was replaced on coach Brad Larsen's staff by Steve McCarthy because “Lefebvre has decided not to...

Rangers agree to 1-year deals with Huska, Ronning, Gettinger

Aug. 06, 2021 12:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers have agreed to one-year contracts with restricted free agents Tim Gettinger, Adam Huska and Ty Ronning. General Manager Chris Drury announced the deals Friday with the two forwards and the goaltender who spent most of last season in...

Devils sign Tatar, Sharangovich, name Dineen Utica coach

Aug. 05, 2021 14:31 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have signed free agent forward Tomas Tatar to a two-year, $9 million contract and re-signed restricted free-agent forward Yegor Sharangovich to a two-year $4 million deal. Devils general manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the...

Devils sign Studenic and Greer to 1-year, 2-way contracts

Aug. 04, 2021 17:15 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have signed forwards Marian Studenic and A.J. Greer to one-year, two-way contracts. General manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the deals on Wednesday. The 22-year-old Studenic will earn $750,000 at the NHL...

Sabres hire ex-captain Peca as minor league assistant coach

Aug. 03, 2021 11:26 AM EDT

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Former Buffalo Sabres captain Michael Peca is rejoining the organization after being hired on Tuesday to become an assistant coach of the team’s American Hockey League affiliate in Rochester, New York. The 47-year-old Peca still lives in the...

Don Granato fills out his first Sabres coaching staff

Jul. 29, 2021 15:28 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres coach Don Granato has hired his first staff, which will include long-time colleague Jason Christie. Also hired as assistants on Thursday were Marty Wilford and Matt Ellis, who finished last year as an assistant after Granato was...

Devils acquire defenseman Christian Jaros from San Jose

Jul. 26, 2021 15:01 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils acquired defenseman Christian Jaros from the San Jose Sharks on Monday in exchange for forward Nick Merkley. The Devils said they had agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with the restricted free agent. The contract is worth...

New Jersey Devils sign defenseman White to two-way contract

Jul. 14, 2021 12:00 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have re-signed restricted free-agent defenseman Colton White to a one-year, two-way contract. New Jersey Devils general manager Tom Fitzgerald said Wednesday that White will earn $750,000 at the NHL level and $130,000 at the AHL...

Anaheim Ducks re-sign Carrick brothers, Vinni Lettieri

Jul. 13, 2021 19:41 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks have re-signed brothers Sam and Trevor Carrick and right wing Vinni Lettieri to one-year contract extensions. The Ducks announced the moves Tuesday. Sam Carrick got a one-way contract, while Lettieri and Trevor Carrick will be on...

LA Kings re-sign D Christian Wolanin to 1-year extension

Jul. 06, 2021 20:48 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Defenseman Christian Wolanin has agreed to a one-year, $750,000 contract extension to return to the Los Angeles Kings. Wolanin was eligible for unrestricted free agency. The Kings announced the deal Tuesday. The...