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Travis Zajac signs 1-day deal to retire a New Jersey Devil

Sep. 20, 2021 12:31 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Longtime New Jersey Devils center Travis Zajac has retired. Zajac signed a one-day contract with the Devils on Monday so he could retire as a member of the organization where he spent all but 27 games of his 15-year career. The...

AP Source: Eichel to report for Sabres' pre-camp physical

Sep. 18, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sabres captain Jack Eichel will travel to Buffalo for his pre-training camp physical this week amid questions of whether he’ll be cleared to play, and his future with the team in limbo, a person with direct knowledge of the player’s plans told The Associated Press...

Zdeno Chara, 44, returning to Islanders on 1-year contract

Sep. 18, 2021 13:57 PM EDT

Zdeno Chara pondered his future, talked to his family and decided a blast from his past was the right choice for where to play a 24th NHL season. Chara agreed to terms with the New York Islanders on a one-year deal Saturday, returning 25 years later to the organization...

Islanders sign Sorokin, Beauvillier, Palmieri and Cizikas

Sep. 01, 2021 15:48 PM EDT

After Lou Lamoriello was conspicuously quiet for most of the summer, he completed most of the New York Islanders' offseason work Wednesday by signing four players to multiyear contracts. Goaltender Ilya Sorokin got $12 million over three years, homegrown winger Anthony...

Lightning's Cooper to coach Canada in Beijing if NHL plays

Aug. 09, 2021 14:00 PM EDT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — If NHL players are part of next year’s Beijing Olympics, Canada will have a two-time Stanley Cup champion behind its bench. Hockey Canada has announced Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper as the head of its provisional Olympic coaching staff....

Islanders, defenseman Adam Pelech agree on 8-year contract

Aug. 06, 2021 10:59 AM EDT

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders and defenseman Adam Pelech agreed Friday on an eight-year contract. The team did not disclose financial terms. Pelech, who turns 27 this month, had four goals and 10 assists in 56 games last season....

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...

Coyotes pick Shane Doan's son Josh in 2nd round of NHL draft

Jul. 24, 2021 18:16 PM EDT

Shane Doan recused himself from any scouting meetings when son Josh was brought up. One of the faces of the Arizona Coyotes for two decades, Doan is part of their front office now, and only Friday night saw the draft list whittling down to the point he knew it was...

Seattle Kraken sets first roster, will open season at Vegas

Jul. 22, 2021 02:47 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — What the expansion draft of the Seattle Kraken lacked in drama it made up for with quirks, production and a giant party to celebrate one of the biggest steps in the launch of the NHL's newest team. “I envisioned this a lot of different ways and this is...

Analysis: If Price isn't right for Kraken, Holtby could be

Jul. 19, 2021 17:47 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Carey Price would be an instant cornerstone for the NHL's newest franchise if the Seattle Kraken select the Montreal Canadiens goaltender in the expansion draft Wednesday night. It is not a no-brainer decision, however. Price's...