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Turner Sports announces NHL game, studio teams for season

Sep. 14, 2021 16:29 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Liam McHugh, Keith Jones and Anson Carter are joining Turner Sports' NHL coverage, the network said Tuesday as it announced the rest of its coverage team for the upcoming season. McHugh and Jones come over from NBC, which will not be carrying NHL games...

Grubauer surprised, excited to get opportunity with Kraken

Jul. 30, 2021 14:19 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — When the NHL free agency window opened, the Seattle Kraken's front office was stunned to see goaltender Philipp Grubauer wasn't already headed back to Colorado. They weren’t alone. “A little bit surprised for sure,” Grubauer...

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...

Kraken make splash to start free agency by signing Grubauer

Jul. 28, 2021 20:25 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Philipp Grubauer is going from anchoring a Presidents Trophy-winning roster to the unknowns of playing for an expansion franchise. The Seattle Kraken had plenty of money to throw at Grubauer to make it happen. After a somewhat...

Vegas trades Fleury to Chicago as goalie carousel spins

Jul. 28, 2021 01:27 AM EDT

Marc-Andre Fleury was traded from Vegas to Chicago on Tuesday, a stunning turn of events that has the NHL’s reigning Vezina Trophy-winning goaltender contemplating his future. The Golden Knights traded Fleury to the Blackhawks for minor league forward Mikael Hakkarainen...

Grubauer, Hamilton among top names entering NHL free agency

Jul. 28, 2021 00:50 AM EDT

The stars available at the top end of the NHL free agent market should make things interesting Wednesday afternoon. And scratch Colorado's Gabriel Landeskog off the list, after the Avalanche captain signed an eight-year, $56 million contract late Tuesday night. ...

Spotlight on Hurricanes, Avalanche with free agency looming

Jul. 25, 2021 01:32 AM EDT

Hours after signing Norris Trophy finalist defenseman Cale Makar to a long-term contract, Joe Sakic still is not sure the Colorado Avalanche will be able to bring back captain Gabriel Landeskog and starting goaltender Philipp Grubauer. “I don’t know,” Colorado's...

Flyers trade Voracek to Blue Jackets on busy Day 2 of draft

Jul. 24, 2021 18:46 PM EDT

A familiar bearded face is going back to Columbus, and the Blue Jackets' longest tenured player is off to Philadelphia. The player the Flyers got back? Well, Cam Atkinson is already in love with Philly’s favorite, familiar orange-bearded face. The...

Oft-injured Avalanche forward Matt Calvert retires at 31

Jul. 22, 2021 17:05 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Avalanche forward Matt Calvert announced his retirement Thursday after 11 seasons in the NHL. The oft-injured Calvert was limited to 18 games last season by a variety of injuries, including a concussion. The two-way forward...

AP source: Coyotes to hire Tourigny has head coach

Jun. 30, 2021 21:50 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes are hiring veteran NHL assistant and junior coach Andre Tourigny as head coach, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the official...