Archive for the ‘Sports/Hockey/NHL’ Category

Ducks commit to centre Adam Henrique for 5 years

Monday, July 16th, 2018

Centre Adam Henrique has signed a five-year extension worth $29.1 million US with the Anaheim Ducks. The 28-year-old had a combined 24 goals and 50 points in 81 games with Anaheim and New Jersey last season.

Flames, newcomer Elias Lindholm agree to 6-year contract

Monday, July 16th, 2018

The Calgary Flames have signed restricted free-agent forward Elias Lindholm to a six-year contract with an average annual value of $4.85 million US.

From intense rivalry, Martin Biron remembers Ray Emery as respected opponent

Monday, July 16th, 2018

A decade after an infamous NHL line brawl that included both goaltenders dropping the gloves at centre ice, Martin Biron gave Ray Emery a chance to take one final blow. Emery declined.

Maple Leafs sign 1st-round pick Sandin to entry-level contract

Monday, July 16th, 2018

The Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday announced they have signed defenceman Rasmus Sandin, the 29th overall pick at last month's draft in Dallas, to a three-year, entry-level deal.

Ray Emery remembered by hockey community

Sunday, July 15th, 2018
Ray Emery Ottawa Senators

Former teammates, coaches and executives who played and worked with former NHL goaltender Ray Emery have been expressing condolences online following the 35-year-old's death on Sunday.

Marc-Andre Fleury signs 3-year extension with Golden Knights

Friday, July 13th, 2018

The Vegas Golden Knights have agreed to terms with three-time Stanley Cup champion goalie Marc-Andre Fleury on a three-year contract extension worth an average of $7 million US per year.

Tavares signing changes Kadri’s role with Leafs, and he’s just fine with that

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Nazem Kadri has always seen himself as a No. 1 centre, but he'd have no problem being No. 3 on the Toronto Maple Leafs' depth chart this season after the addition of John Tavares.

Habs plan to trade Max Pacioretty as soon as possible: report

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

The Montreal Canadiens will not negotiate a contract extension with captain Max Pacioretty and now intend to trade him, according to a report from The Athletic on Tuesday.

Nikita Kucherov signs $76M US extension with Lightning

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
Red Wings Lightning Hockey

The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Nikita Kucherov to an eight-year contract extension worth an average of $9.5 million US in salary and annual bonuses.

Former NHL defenceman Luke Richardson named Canadiens assistant coach

Monday, July 9th, 2018

The Montreal Canadiens have hired Luke Richardson as an assistant coach. The 49-year-old former NHL defenceman will work with blue-liners on head coach Claude Julien's staff.