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What's in a 'C'? NHL teams put value in having a captain

Sep. 25, 2022 11:18 AM EDT

After more than three years of debate about who should be captain of the New York Rangers, they reached the Eastern Conference final and got within six wins of the Stanley Cup without one. Players never discussed who would have hoisted the Cup had they won it. “We...

Flyers C Couturier in danger of missing camp with injury

Sep. 19, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Flyers center Sean Couturier suffered an undisclosed injury and will be re-evaluated during training camp. He is considered week-to-week. The Flyers did not say on Monday when Couturier was injured. Couturier underwent back surgery in February and...

NHL free agency: Devils sign Palat, Capitals add Strome

Jul. 14, 2022 18:57 PM EDT

A day after the New Jersey Devils missed out on the top prize in NHL free agency, they landed two-time Stanley Cup champion Ondrej Palat on Thursday. The Washington Capitals, meanwhile, continued their busy offseason by signing former Chicago Blackhawks forward Dylan Strome. ...

Analysis: Cap management define 2022 NHL free agency

Jul. 14, 2022 16:26 PM EDT

Neither Nazem Kadri, Johnny Gaudreau nor John Klingberg could sign with the Flyers even if they had their sights set on Philadelphia. Before any of the top NHL free agents had agreed to a deal this week, general manager Chuck Fletcher declared the Flyers out of contention for all of...

NHL free agency: Johnny Gaudreau makes Blue Jackets a winner

Jul. 14, 2022 15:23 PM EDT

Judging success and failure in NHL free agency just hours after the market opened can be tricky, looking into the future to predict which moves will pan out — or not. Looking back at the slew of signings on Wednesday, it seems relatively easy to identify at least one winner and a...

Malkin re-ups with Pens; Evander Kane stays put in Edmonton

Jul. 13, 2022 02:38 AM EDT

Evgeni Malkin decided to return to the Pittsburgh Penguins after all, Evander Kane chose to stay in Edmonton, and the goalie carousel kept spinning a day before the the NHL's free agency period opened. Malkin late Tuesday night signed a $24.4 million, four-year deal that counts $6.1...

Gaudreau leaving Flames, joins deep NHL free agent class

Jul. 12, 2022 23:48 PM EDT

While Evgeni Malkin is returning to Pittsburgh, Johnny Hockey is testing the free agent market. Join the club. It’s a good one. On the eve of free agency, Malkin re-signed with the Penguins on a $24.4 million, four-year contract, and MVP candidate Johnny Gaudreau...

Gaudreau, Kadri among players to watch in NHL free agency

Jul. 11, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

The top players expected to be available in NHL free agency include an MVP candidate who might have the chance to go home and a veteran who flipped his old playoff script to become a Stanley Cup champion. Each had a career year at the perfect time. Calgary Flames...

Son of Canadiens GM drafted in Montreal by LA Kings

Jul. 08, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Cheers erupted from the crowd at Day 2 of the NHL draft when the Los Angeles Kings announced they were taking Jack Hughes with the 51st pick. No, not THAT Jack Hughes, who already is in the league with the New Jersey Devils after going first in the draft three years...

Goalie carousel continues spinning on Day 2 of NHL draft

Jul. 08, 2022 15:47 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — When Brian MacLellan declared his intention to change up the Washington Capitals' goaltending situation, the seasoned general manager knew he was joining a crowded market given how many teams already had the same need. It didn’t matter. He made a move anyway to...