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Senators Hire Jim Little As New CEO

Jan 11, 2020 2:30 PM

Jim Little was hired Friday as chief executive officer of the Ottawa Senators, a team looking for a boost on the ice and at the gate.

Owner Eugene Melnyk, whose team is tied for the second fewest points in the league, had been the CEO since the NHL club split with Tom Anselmi in February 2018.

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Predators Name John Hynes New Head Coach

Jan 8, 2020 1:01 AM

John Hynes has been named the new head coach of the Nashville Predators, just over a month after being fired by the New Jersey Devils.

The Predators fired head coach Peter Laviolette on Monday after he spent six seasons with the team. Hynes becomes just the third head coach for Nashville in franchise history.

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Canadiens Sign Ilya Kovalchuk For The Rest Of The Season

Jan 5, 2020 1:36 AM

Ilya Kovalchuk will play for the Montreal Canadiens for the rest of the season after the 36-year-old Russian winger signed a two-way contract Friday for the league minimum, which will pay him $700,000 in the NHL and $70,000 in the AHL.

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Flames Sign Deal For New Downtown Calgary Arena

Dec 6, 2019 2:01 AM

The Calgary Flames have a deal for a new downtown arena, a 35-year agreement that keeps the NHL club in the city for that time.

The team, the city and the Calgary Stampede rodeo signed an agreement Thursday to replace the 36-year-old Scotiabank Saddledome.

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Bruins Sign Charlie Coyle, Chris Wagner To Extensions

Nov 28, 2019 2:40 AM

The Boston Bruins signed forwards Charlie Coyle and Chris Wagner to long-term extensions, the team announced Wednesday.

Coyle's deal is for six years, running through the 2025-26 season, with an annual cap hit of $5.25 million.

Coyle, 27, is now the Bruins player under contract for the most years. Brad Marchand's deal runs through the 2024-25 season.

Wagner's contract is for three years, through 2022-23, with an annual cap hit of $1.35 million.

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Roberto Luongo Joins Panthers As Special Advisor To GM

Nov 15, 2019 1:30 AM

Roberto Luongo retired from the Florida Panthers. He just never left.

And now the goaltender is officially part of the franchise again.

Florida's all-time leader in wins and shutouts has agreed to become a special adviser to general manager Dale Tallon, a move that has been in the works for some time and was formally announced Wednesday.

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Coyotes Sign GM John Chayka To Extension

Nov 11, 2019 2:35 PM

The Arizona Coyotes have signed general manager John Chayka to a long-term contract extension.

Terms of the deal announced Monday were not disclosed.

Chayka has built the Coyotes into playoff contenders since becoming the youngest general manager in North American major sports history at 26 in 2017.

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Predators Sign Roman Josi To Eight-Year Extension

Oct 29, 2019 3:04 PM

After years as one of the NHL's best bargains, defenseman Roman Josi is getting a significant raise with the Nashville Predators.

On Tuesday, the team announced an eight-year contract extension for Josi, 29, that will average $9.059 million per season annually against the salary cap. The contract begins in the 2020-21 season, when Josi would be the third-highest-paid defenseman in the NHL on average behind Erik Karlsson of the San Jose Sharks ($11.5 million) and Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings ($11 million).

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Devante Smith-Pelly Signs With KHL Kunlun Red Star In China

Oct 28, 2019 12:58 PM

Devante Smith-Pelly, who scored seven goals during the Washington Capitals' Stanley Cup-winning run in 2018, has signed a contract to play in the KHL.

The Kunlun Red Star, which play in China, announced they had signed the 27-year-old winger to a one-year contract.

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Veteran Patrick Marleau Back With The Sharks

Oct 9, 2019 1:18 AM

After a winless start to the regular season, the San Jose Sharks are hoping an old friend named Patrick Marleau can bring some stability.

GM Doug Wilson announced that the team is signing the 40-year-old Marleau, who is the franchise leader in games (1,493), goals (508) and points (1,082). The deal is for one year with a $700,000 cap hit, which is the league minimum.

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Devils Sign Veteran Joe Morrow, Waive Him For AHL Depth

Blues Sign Brayden Schenn To Eight-Year, $52M Extension

Blackhawks Sign Alex DeBrincat To Three-Year Deal

Flames Give GM Brad Treliving Contract Extension

Coyotes Sign Goalie Darcy Kuemper To Two-Year Extension

Jets Re-Sign Kyle Connor To Seven-Year, $50M Deal

Avs Sign Mikko Rantanen To Six-Year, $55.5M Deal

Seattle Hires Cammi Granato, NHLs First Female Pro Scout

Lightning Sign Brayden Point To Three-Year, $20.25M Deal

Thomas Chabot, Senators Agree To Eight-Year, $64M Extension


Flyers Sign Travis Konecny To Six-Year, $33M Deal

Bruins Sign Brando Carlo To Two-Year Deal

Bruins Sign Charlie McAvoy To Three-Year, $14.7M Deal

Wild Sign Jared Spurgeon To Seven-Year, $53M Extension

Flyers Sign Ivan Provorov To Six-Year, $40.5M Deal

Jets Sign Josh Morrissey To Eight-Year, $50M Extension

Wild Re-Sign Kevin Fiala To Two-Year, $6M Deal

Bruins Sign Coach Bruce Cassidy To Multiyear Extension

Devils Re-Sign Pavel Zacha To Three-Year, $6.75M Deal

Blue Jackets, Zach Werenski Agree To, Three-Year, $15M Deal