Dryden Lewis

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Cap Friendly reports the Maple Leafs have signed Rasmus Sandin to his ELC

The Toronto Maple #Leafs have signed their 2018 first round pick (29th overall), Rasmus Sandin:<p>3 year ELC / $925K cap hit / $925K AAV<p>2018-19: $832.5k …

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Klimchuk working with skills coach as he aims for another shot with Flames

On Sunday, the Calgary Flames continued their investment in left-winger Morgan Klimchuk, re-signing the local lad to a one-year, two-way contract.For …

Ice Hockey

Paul Berthelot - Blue Jackets sign Oliver Bjorkstrand

The Blue Jackets have signed the last of their restricted free agents inking Oliver Bjorkstrand to a three year contract.<p>.@OBjorkstrand signs …

NHL

Former NHL goalie Ray Emery dies in drowning in Hamilton Harbour, police say

Ray Emery, the former NHL goaltender whose career spanned more than a decade and included stops in Ottawa, Chicago and Philadelphia, drowned in Hamilton Harbour on Sunday, police said.<p>Insp. Marty Schulenberg said Emery’s death does not appear to be suspicious, calling it a “case of …

Ice Hockey

Canadiens re-sign Phillip Danault to 3-year deal

The Montreal Canadiens have re-signed centre Phillip Danault to a three-year contract worth $3.083 million annually.<p>Phillip Danault signed a 3 year …

Canadian Hockey

Former NHL goaltender Ray Emery dead at 35 in drowning accident

Former NHL goaltender Ray Emery has died at the age of 35 after drowning at the Hamilton Harbour, according to Hamilton Police.<p>At 2:50 pm, HPS …

Ice Hockey

Chicago Blackhawks’ Focus Is To Continue Building From Within

KELOWNA, BC - OCTOBER 20: Henri Jokiharju #16 of the Portland Winterhawks high fives the bench as he celebrates a third period goal with teammates …

Ice Hockey

Kings are counting on Ilya Kovalchuk to rekindle youth to help with championship run

In the five years since Ilya Kovalchuk abandoned his contract with the New Jersey Devils to play for SKA St. Petersburg in his native Russia, the NHL has trended toward a style driven by youth and speed. Kovalchuk, 35, will not bring youth or speed to the Kings, who signed him to a three-year, …

Ice Hockey

This 6-6 Flyers prospect is rising, surprising, 'not the norm'

Flyers prospect Isaac Ratcliffe throwing everyone a surprise party<p>Ron Hextall looked on from his perch at Flyers Skate Zone.<p>He then looked over at …

Ice Hockey

Corey Hirsch on Thatcher Demko: Time for Canucks to see what he's got

It’s the dawn of a new era at Vancouver’s Rogers Arena.<p>Bo Horvat and Brock Boeser have emerged as the city’s new starring pair. Elias Pettersson and …

Ice Hockey

Capped-out Red Wings have decision to make on Dylan Larkin

The Detroit Red Wings have two options in regards to signing restricted free agent Dylan Larkin this summer. The team could go short-term or …

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Kovalchuk: I have 3 or 4 years of high-level play left in my tank

Age is just a number as far as Ilya Kovalchuk is concerned.<p>The newest member of the Los Angeles Kings was on hand to speak to reporters on Saturday …

Ice Hockey

Canadiens are stocking up on former first-round NHL draft picks

What do right-winger Joel Armia and defenceman Simon Després have in common?Well, they both recently joined the Canadiens and they are both former …

Canadian Hockey

Toronto Maple Leafs: Another Stroke of Absolute Brilliance

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed Andreas Johnsson to a new contract.<p>Yesterday the Toronto Maple Leafs and Andreas Johnsson agreed to a two-way …

NHL

Plagued by injuries but due for a bigger role, Ryan Murray...

Blue Jackets defenseman Ryan Murray, who may have been elevated to a top-four role with the departure of Ian Cole and Jack Johnson this off-season, …

Jack Johnson

Signing Cody Franson would have little downside for the Canadiens going forward

As the dog days of summer approach, the free-agent market has gone relatively quiet, with most, if not all of its stars being signed on July 1 (sorry …

NHL

Report: Rob O’Gara Accepts Qualifying Offer

According to Cap Friendly, Rob O’Gara has accepted his qualifying offer.<p>#Rangers have signed RFA d-man Rob O'Gara 1 year / 2-way deal<p>NHL: $874,125 …

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New York Islanders Linus Soderstrom Opportunity This Season

The New York Islanders will most likely enter camp with Robin Lehner and Thomas Greiss as one and two on their goalie depth chart. But what about …

NHL

Blue Jackets leaning on Murray to stay healthy, handle bigger role

Ryan Murray's NHL career has been hampered by multiple injuries, but the Blue Jackets are counting on the 24-year old defenseman to remain healthy …

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Jackets' D Murray accepts club QO

Defenceman Ryan Murray is sticking aroung in Columbus.<p>The Blue Jackets announced Saturday that the blueliner accepted the club's qualifying offer …

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Bruins Sign Colby Cave To 2-Year, 2-Way Contract

<b>BOSTON -</b>Boston Bruins General Manager <b>Don Sweeney</b> announced today, July 14, that the team has signed forward <b>Colby Cave</b> to a two-year, two-way contract …

Ice Hockey

He Didn't Intend To Do So, But In Free Agency, John Tavares Pulled A LeBron James

Turns out in wondering about the best-case scenario for Islanders and their fans regarding the free agency of John Tavares, we forgot to mention the worst-case possibility: Tavares pulling a LeBron James.<p>Alas, that’s what happened July 1, when Tavares became the highest-profile free agent to change …

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The Rangers Are Rebuilding, Not Tanking

There’s been a lot of talk about the New York Rangers — suddenly and shockingly a team flush with cap space — taking on other team’s problem deals to …

NHL

A look at Chris Kreider’s comparables and potential development

Chris Kreider is entering his seventh season as a New York Ranger. With Kreider entering the prime of his career, a look at other NHL comparables can …

Ice Hockey

Shattenkirk's Recovery From Knee Surgery On Track

The decision to end his season early last season following knee surgery was a difficult one, but one that Kevin Shattenkirk now knows was the right …

Surgery

Ryan O’Reilly pens farewell message to Buffalo

After three years with the Buffalo Sabres, Ryan O’Reilly was traded a couple of weeks ago to the St Louis Blues for a mix of players and prospects as …

Ice Hockey

Edmonton Oilers have amassed impressive depth in goaltending, defence prospects

2018 Edmonton Oilers prospects<br>Depth defencemen & goalieOne last group of depth players to cover in the preliminaries of the <i>Cult of Hockey</i>‘s eight …

NHL

Son of Stanley Cup-winning Devil chasing NHL dream

Bobo Carpenter has select memories from 2003 when his father, Bobby Carpenter, won the Stanley Cup as the assistant coach for the Devils.<p>The now …

Ice Hockey

It looks like a bridge deal is coming for Darnell Nurse

Yesterday, Jim Matheson posted an interview with Darnell Nurse’s agent, Anton Thun, that talked about Darnell Nurse’s next contract and it gave us a …

NHL

Coyotes' summer additions put them in position to take long-awaited step forward

With a healthy Antti Raanta, a retooled offense and a solidified top four, the Coyotes could be in position to finally take a long-awaited step …

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