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NHL free agency: Plenty of talented players still up for grabs

Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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The 2019 free-agent summer turns 22 days old on Monday and there are still plenty of talented players up for grabs.

Jacob Trouba signs 7-year deal with Rangers

Friday, July 19th, 2019
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The New York Rangers have agreed to terms with restricted free agent defenceman Jacob Trouba, who they acquired from Winnipeg in a major off-season trade.

Flames, Oilers swap struggling veterans as Neal goes north for Lucic: reports

Friday, July 19th, 2019
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The Edmonton Oilers have dealt Milan Lucic to the Calgary Flames for fellow veteran forward James Neal.

Mitch Marner mum on contract talks with Leafs, trying to ‘enjoy summer’

Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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Mitch Marner's summer has already included wakesurfing tricks and throwing a big-time charity event. What's yet to materialize for the restricted free agent winger is a new contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Ron Francis named 1st general manager of Seattle’s NHL expansion team

Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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Seattle's NHL expansion team is close to an agreement with Hockey Hall of Famer Ron Francis to become its first general manager, a person with direct knowledge tells The Associated Press.

Forged Connor McDavid signature lands crook big profits

Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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A man has been charged with forging the signature of Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid on team jerseys and then selling them for big profits.

Alex Ovechkin to make summer trip to China as NHL ambassador

Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin will go to China as part of the NHL's continued outreach in that country.

Former NHLer Greg Johnson’s death ruled a suicide, according to report

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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A police report says the death of former Nashville Predators captain Greg Johnson was an apparent suicide, according to the Detroit News.

Seattle NHL team to hire ex-Hurricanes exec Ron Francis as GM: report

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Seattle's NHL expansion team is close to an agreement with Hockey Hall of Famer Ron Francis to become its first general manager, a person with direct knowledge tells The Associated Press.

Senators acquire Artem Anisimov from Blackhawks

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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The Ottawa Senators traded forward Zack Smith to the Chicago Blackhawks for centre Artem Anisimov on Tuesday.