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Maple Leafs Sign Timothy Liljegren To Two-Year Extension

Jun 27, 2022 3:09 PM

The Maple Leafs on Monday signed defenseman Timothy Liljegren to a two-year contract extension with an average annual value of $1.4 million.

The 23-year-old Swede had 23 points (five goals, 18 assists) in 61 regular-season games with the Maple Leafs in 2021-22. He also appeared in two playoff games.

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Wild Sign Connor Dewar To Two-Year, $1.6M Deal

Jun 22, 2022 6:32 PM

The Minnesota Wild signed left wing Connor Dewar, who's coming off his rookie season, to a two-year, $1.6 million contract on Wednesday.

Dewar made his NHL debut on Oct. 28 and played in 35 games, with two goals, four assists and 48 hits while playing on the fourth line.

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Blackhawks Promote Meghan Hunter To Assistant GM

Jun 22, 2022 6:30 PM

The Chicago Blackhawks have promoted Meghan Hunter to assistant general manger among several front office moves, making her the third woman to currently hold that position and fourth in NHL history.

GM Brandon Davidson announced Hunter's promotion and other front office moves Tuesday. Karilyn Pilch was also promoted to director of player personnel, while Mark Eaton will remain assistant GM of development and Brian Campbell will keep his role as hockey operations adviser.

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Panthers Hire Paul Maurice As New Head Coach

Jun 22, 2022 12:21 PM

Paul Maurice has been hired as the new head coach of the Florida Panthers, replacing interim coach Andrew Brunette, a source confirmed to ESPN.

Maurice, 55, stepped down from the Winnipeg Jets after 29 games this season, ending a nine-year stint with the franchise. He has coached 1,685 regular-season NHL games, the fourth most in NHL history, and is seventh in career wins with 775. He previously coached the Jets, Carolina Hurricanes, Hartford Whalers and Toronto Maple Leafs.

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Oilers Sign Coach Jay Woodcroft To Three-Year Extension

Jun 21, 2022 4:07 PM

The Edmonton Oilers have signed coach Jay Woodcroft to a three-year extension through the 2024-25 season, it was announced Tuesday.

Woodcroft, who had been serving as coach of the AHL's Bakersfield Condors, ascended to become the Oilers' head coach after Dave Tippett was fired Feb. 10.

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Stars Officially Hire Peter DeBoer As Head Coach

Jun 21, 2022 4:05 PM

The Dallas Stars on Tuesday hired Peter DeBoer as their new coach, a month after he was fired by the Vegas Golden Knights.

DeBoer, who previously led New Jersey and San Jose to the Stanley Cup Final in his first season with both of those clubs, was fired by the Knights after they missed the playoffs for the first time in the franchise's five-season history.

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Golden Knights Hiring Bruce Cassidy As New Head Coach

Jun 14, 2022 5:33 PM

The Vegas Golden Knights are hiring Bruce Cassidy as their new head coach, ESPN hockey analyst Kevin Weekes reported Tuesday.

Cassidy, the longtime Bruins coach who was surprisingly let go by the team earlier this month, will replace the fired Peter DeBoer in Las Vegas.

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Predators Sign Jeremy Lauzon To Four-Year, $8M Deal

Jun 13, 2022 7:02 PM

The Nashville Predators have signed defenseman Jeremy Lauzon to a four-year contract worth $8 million.

The Predators announced the move Monday, keeping the defenseman they acquired in March at the trade deadline from the Seattle Kraken. General manager David Poile said they're excited to keep Lauzon.

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Stars Sign Denis Gurianov To One-Year, $2.9M Deal

Jun 7, 2022 7:27 PM

The Dallas Stars have signed restricted free agent Denis Gurianov to a $2.9 million contract for the 2022-23 season.

General manager Jim Nill announced the forward's signing Tuesday, which was Gurianov's 25th birthday. The team's first-round choice and the 12th pick overall in the 2015 NHL draft, Gurianov had 11 goals and a career-high 20 assists in 73 regular-season games this season.

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Marie-Philip Poulin Joins Canadiens' Front Office

Jun 7, 2022 11:46 AM

Hockey great Marie-Philip Poulin has joined the Montreal Canadiens' front office as a player development consultant.

The role with the NHL team will be part-time as Poulin, a four-time Olympic medalist with Canada's national women's hockey team, continues her playing career.

"Marie-Philip is one of the best players on the planet and she has won at the highest level, which will be very beneficial for our players," Canadiens general manager Kent Hughes said Tuesday in a statement.

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Martin St. Louis Named Canadiens' Head Coach, Signs Three-Year Deal

Maple Leafs Sign Mark Giordano To Two-Year Extension

Predators Extend Contracts Of Coach John Hynes, Assistants

Predators Sign Iaroslav Askarov To Three-Year, Entry-Level Deal

Islanders Name Lane Lambert Head Coach

Blackhawks Name Jeff Greenberg Associate GM

Leafs Sign Hobey Baker Winner Dryden McKay

Kraken Sign Top Prospect Matty Beniers

Sabres Sign Owen Power To Three-Year, Entry-Level Deal

Wild Sign Alex Goligoski To Two-Year, $4M Deal

Coyotes Sign Karel Vejmelka To Three-Year Deal

Hurricanes Sign Jesperi Kotkaniemi To Eight-Year Extension

Bruins Sign Jake DeBrusk To Two-Year Extension

Sharks Sign Tomas Hertl To Eight-Year Extension

Stars Sign Joe Pavelski To One-Year, $5.5M Extension

Flyers Sign Rasmus Ristolainen To Five-Year Deal

Norm Maciver Returns To Blackhawks As Associate GM

Kraken Sign Jared McCann To Five-Year, $25M Deal

Coyotes Sign Travis Boyd To Two-Year Deal

Blackhawks Name Kyle Davidson Permanent GM