Month: December 2020

The Washington Capitals are signing veteran defender Zdeno Chara to a one-year contract worth $795,000, the team announced Wednesday. The news was originally broken by Ken Campbell with Ty Anderson confirming it shortly after. Chara himself would confirm his departure from Boston through his Instagram, thanking the city, the team and the fans in the
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The Calgary Flames have added goaltender Garret Sparks to their training-camp roster on a professional tryout. Sparks spent last season with the AHL’s Chicago Wolves, going 8-14-4 with a 2.75 goals-against average, a .908 save percentage and two shutouts in 26 appearances. He also played one NHL game, stopping 12 of 14 shots in relief
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On Day 5 of the 2021 World Junior Championship, three players dominated the headlines and led their teams to big victories. First, Anaheim Ducks prospects Trevor Zegras took over the tournament scoring lead with a five-point night. Los Angeles Kings prospect Quinton Byfield followed suit with a dominant six-point effort in Canada’s 10-0 victory over
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Kyle Dubas has made some impressive moves this offseason. The Toronto Maple Leafs general manager has remade the roster with some solid signings, but it’s the moves he didn’t make that are notable, too. Most impressive on that list — not signing Corey Perry. Plus, he got an extra bonus from the rival Montreal Canadiens,
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6:01 PM ET Associated Press GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Arizona Coyotes have signed veteran forward Derick Brassard to a one-year contract. Terms of the deal announced Wednesday were not disclosed. The 33-year-old Brassard had 10 goals and 22 assists in 66 games with the New York Islanders in 2019-20. Brassard has six 40-point seasons during
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … Following is a statement from American Hockey League President and Chief Executive Officer Scott Howson regarding the league’s 2020-21 season: “The American Hockey League Board of Governors has approved the structural framework for an AHL season that will begin on February 5, 2021. “Details are still being worked out, but this step
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Quinton Byfield had two goals and four assists in Canada’s 10-0 win over Switzerland at the world junior men’s hockey championship Tuesday. Jakob Pelletier scored twice for Canada (3-0). Connor McMichael, Dylan Cozens, Philip Tomasino, Ryan Suzuki, Cole Perfetti and Kaiden Guhle also scored for the defending champions. Canadian goaltender Devon Levi posted a 15-save
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