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Stars expect to open camp without unsigned scorer Robertson

Sep. 21, 2022 15:28 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Young 40-goal scorer Jason Robertson is expected to miss the start of training camp for the Dallas Stars because the team and the restricted free agent haven't agreed on a new contract. General manager Jim Nill said Wednesday there's been steady, ongoing...

Stars GM Nill gets 1-year contract extension through '23-24

Sep. 13, 2022 19:30 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Stars have signed general manager Jim Nill to a one-year contract extension through 2023-24 season. Nill is going into his 10th season with the Stars, which was the last year on his current deal before the extension announced Tuesday. Dallas has made...

Stars net Oettinger with $12M, 3-year deal after 64-save 7th

Sep. 01, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

The Dallas Stars signed Jake Oettinger to a $12 million, three-year contract on Thursday, securing the young goaltender whose 64 saves in Game 7 of the playoffs capped the season in which he became the team's starter. Even after beginning last season in the minors with several...

Anaheim Ducks sign D John Klingberg for 1 year, $7 million

Jul. 29, 2022 16:26 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks signed John Klingberg to a one-year, $7 million contract on Friday, landing the top defenseman on the NHL free agent market. The offensive-minded Swede is leaving Dallas, where he had spent his entire NHL career while racking up 71 goals and...

Slovak defenseman Andrej Sekera, 36, announces retirement

Jul. 19, 2022 17:36 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Andrej Sekera announced his retirement on Tuesday after almost two decades in the NHL. The Slovak defenseman played the past 15 full seasons since making his debut in 2006. Sekera played 888 regular-season and playoff games for the Buffalo Sabres, Carolina...

Hello, Patrice? New Bruins coach already making right calls

Jul. 11, 2022 17:33 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jim Montgomery has a lot of work to do to prepare for his first season as the Boston Bruins' head coach. He knew just where to start: by reaching out to captain Patrice Bergeron to make sure the five-time Selke Award winner will be back in a Bruins uniform for a 19th...

Winnipeg Jets closing in on Rick Bowness as head coach

Jul. 02, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The Winnipeg Jets are closing in on Rick Bowness as their head coach. A Jets spokesman told The Canadian Press on Friday that while nothing was finalized, the 67-year-old Bowness “is the person we’re focusing on as our next head coach.” ...

Despite title game, USFL already focusing on next season

Jul. 01, 2022 18:30 PM EDT

The USFL accomplished what the last two attempts at spring football failed to do — make it through its first season. As the league prepares for Sunday night’s championship game between the Birmingham Stallions and Philadelphia Stars at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton,...

Bruins hire Montgomery as coach to replace Cassidy

Jul. 01, 2022 15:52 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins have hired Jim Montgomery as their new coach, giving the hockey lifer another chance at an NHL head-coaching job less than three years since he lost his first one. Recently extended general manager Don Sweeney announced the hire Friday, filling one...

Stars add assistant coaches, re-sign backup goalie Wedgewood

Jul. 01, 2022 15:16 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Stars have added Steve Spott and Alain Nasreddine to the coaching staff while re-signing backup goalie Scott Wedgewood on a $2 million, two-year contract. Spott and Nasreddine will be the assistants to new coach Pete DeBoer. Goaltending coach Jeff Reese and...