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Hurricanes put Evgeny Kuznetsov on unconditional waivers to terminate his NHL contract

Jul. 17, 2024 18:46 PM EDT

The Carolina Hurricanes put Evgeny Kuznetsov on unconditional waivers on Wednesday for the purpose of terminating his contract, a move that brings an abrupt end to the talented but inconsistent center's roller coaster NHL career. Kuznetsov was still owed $6 million of his $8 million...

The Islanders have signed restricted free agent forward Simon Holmstrom to a 1-year contract

Jul. 16, 2024 17:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders have signed forward Simon Holmstrom to a one-year contract. The Islanders announced the signing with the 23-year-old restricted free agent from Sweden on Tuesday. Holmstrom had 15 goals and 10 assists in 75 games with the...

Blues' Torey Krug diagnosed with pre-arthritic changes in his left ankle, could miss the season

Jul. 16, 2024 17:17 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Blues defenseman Torey Krug is in danger of missing the entire 2024-25 NHL season after being diagnosed with pre-arthritic changes in his left ankle. The team announced Tuesday that Krug will work to rehabilitate the injury without surgery over the next...

Quinton Byfield agrees to a 5-year, $31.25 million contract extension with the Los Angeles Kings

Jul. 15, 2024 19:37 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Forward Quinton Byfield has agreed to a five-year, $31.25 million contract extension with the Los Angeles Kings. The Kings announced the deal Monday for Byfield, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2020 NHL draft. The contract runs through the 2028-29 season. ...

Former tennis player Mardy Fish wins the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament

Jul. 14, 2024 20:34 PM EDT

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nev. (AP) — Former tennis player Mardy Fish won the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament for the second time Sunday, holding off NHL player Joe Pavelski by four points. The 42-year-old Fish had a 26-point round at Edgewood Tahoe under the...

Former tennis player Mardy Fish opens 7-point lead in American Century Championship

Jul. 13, 2024 19:59 PM EDT

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nev. (AP) — Former tennis player Mardy Fish birdied nine of his final 13 holes Saturday to take a seven-point lead into the final round of the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament. Fish had a 34-point round at Edgewood Tahoe under the modified...

Blue Jackets sign goaltender Jet Greaves to a 2-year, 2-way contract

Jul. 13, 2024 16:04 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets signaled their continued interest in Jet Greaves by signing the 23-year-old goaltender to a two-year contract. The contract is a two-way NHL/AHL deal for the 2024-25 season and an NHL deal in 2025-26, the team said Saturday. Terms...

Rangers and restricted free agent defenseman Braden Schneider agree on contract extension

Jul. 13, 2024 15:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers and up-and-coming defenseman Braden Schneider have agreed on a two-year, $4.4 million contract extension. General manager Chris Drury announced the deal with the 22-year-old Schneider on Saturday, leaving fellow defenseman Ryan Lindgren as the...

Rangers re-sign defenseman Chad Ruhwedel to a one-year contract

Jul. 12, 2024 17:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers have re-signed veteran defenseman Chad Ruhwedel to a one-year contract. General manager Chris Drury announced the signing on Friday in a move that offers 23-year-old Zac Jones competition for a spot on the team's third pairing. Terms were not...

North Carolina senator's top aide named CEO of Carolina Hurricanes parent company

Jul. 11, 2024 14:41 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A top aide to a powerful North Carolina state legislator was named Thursday as the chief executive officer of the parent company of the Carolina Hurricanes. Hurricanes owner Tom Dundon announced the hiring of Brian Fork, who has worked for state Senate leader...