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1 hr ago | Denver Post

Avs prospect Chris Bigras still hoping to make NHL leap

Chris Bigras' NHL career, once thought to be on the fast track, now is more likely to progress at a more conventional pace.


Related Topix: Sports, Chris Bigras, NHL Players, Colorado Avalanche, Tyson Barrie, Patrick Roy, Stefan Elliott

5 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Sharks re-sign D Scott Hannan

General manager Doug Wilson announced the move Thursday, saying Hannan will be a good mentor for younger players.


Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, Taylor Doherty, Matt Tennyson, Scott Hannan, Brad Stuart, Dan Boyle, NHL Players

5 hrs ago | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Ryan O'Reilly, Avs likely headed to arbitration after talks falter

The Avs filed for arbitration against 23-year-old left wing Ryan O Reilly last month.


Related Topix: Sports, Colorado Avalanche, Ryan O'Reilly, NHL Players

9 hrs ago |

Heatley signs with Ducks

According to the Canadian Press on Wednesday, Canadian Olympic gold medalist Dany Heatley of Calgary, Alberta has signed a one year deal worth $1 million with the Anaheim Ducks .


Related Topix: Sports, Anaheim Ducks, Nick Bonino, Luca Sbisa, Stephane Robidas, NHL Players, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

13 hrs ago | CBS Local

Top 10 Tri-State Area NHL Players

New York is the biggest sports market in the United States, and it's a magnet for superstars.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Eastern Conference, New York Rangers, Henrik Lundqvist, Glen Sather, Ryan McDonagh, NHL Players, Martin Brodeur

18 hrs ago | Business Journal

Duly Noted: Kane, Toews sign identical $84 million extensions

American Apparel will get $25 million from investor Standard General LP in an agreement that will shake up the board and let the struggling retailer pay off a $10 million loan, a person familiar with the matter said.


Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Central Division, Jonathan Toews, NHL Players

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Regina Leader Post

Penguins star Sidney Crosby to have surgery on right wrist: report

Sidney Crosby, the 2014 Hart Trophy winner, is not expected to miss any time next season, according to the report.


Related Topix: Sports, Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division

Top Shelf: With Spezza, Stars aim high in West

Following a season which ended with the Los Angeles Kings getting crowned Stanley Cup champions for the second time in three years, it's become patently obvious the Western Conference is a step above the East.


Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Stars, Tyler Seguin, NHL Players, Alex Chiasson, NHL Western Conference, NHL Pacific Division, Jason Spezza

Ducks sign Heatley to 1-year deal

Under diminishing ice time, Heatley totaled 12 goals and 16 assists over 76 regular-season games for the Minnesota Wild last season, adding one goal and five assists in 11 postseason appearances.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Northwest Division

Marin Independent Journal

Sharks' Tomas Hertl says sore knee nothing to worry about

Tomas Hertl indicated Wednesday that the tenderness in his right knee that will keep him out of the Sharks prospects game is nothing more than the result of two days of practice after staying off the ice for more than a month.


Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, Tomas Hertl, NHL Players, Ice Skating, Winter Sports, Dustin Brown, Los Angeles Kings, NHL Pacific Division, Vladimir Sobotka

Lexington Herald-Leader

Devils make Schneider goaltender of future

The New Jersey Devils provided some long- term stability in their crease on Wednesday, signing goaltender Cory Schneider to a multi-year contract extension.


Related Topix: Sports, Cory Schneider, New Jersey Devils, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division

Bellingham Herald

Blackhawks, Toews, Kane reach 8-year extensions

Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane wanted to stay in Chicago and the Blackhawks wanted to keep the high-scoring forwards in the only NHL uniform they have ever known.


Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Blackhawks, Jonathan Toews, NHL Players, NHL Western Conference, Los Angeles Kings, NHL Pacific Division

USA Today

NHL stars Toews, Kane get massive extensions

Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane agree to eight-year deals Extensions will keep Blackhawks stars in town through 2022-23 season Check out this story on Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USATODAY.


Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Central Division, Jonathan Toews, NHL Players, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin

CBC News

Predators re-sign defenceman Mattias Ekholm

Mattias Ekholm and the Nashville Predators have come to terms on a new two-year contract.


Related Topix: Sports, Nashville Predators, Mattias Ekholm, NHL Players, NHL Central Division


Crosby to have wrist surgery

The Pittsburgh Post Gazette reported late Tuesday night that Sidney Crosby will have arthroscopic surgery on his right wrist in the next few days.


Related Topix: Sports, Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL Players

Detroit Free Press

Wings trade talk: Capitals' Green would fit well in Detroit defense

The Red Wings were unable to lure that top-four defenseman they sought during free agency, leaving a trade as the only option to make a significant upgrade on the back end.


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, Pavel Datsyuk, Brian Rafalski, Tomas Tatar, Tomas Jurco, NHL Players, Henrik Zetterberg

Ottawa Senators general manager Bryan Murray diagnosed with cancer

Bryan Murray, shown here discussing the trading of Jason Spezza earlier this month, has been with the Senators since the 2003-04 season, first as a head coach before replacing the fired John Muckler as GM in 2007.


Related Topix: Sports, Ottawa Senators, Bryan Murray, NHL Players, Jason Spezza, Clarke Macarthur, Bobby Ryan, Robin Lehner

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Contra Costa Times

San Jose Sharks give James Sheppard a one-year deal

The Sharks signed forward James Sheppard to a one-year, $1.3 million contract Tuesday, leaving defenseman Jason Demers as the only regular from last season's lineup not in the fold.


Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, Jason Demers, Matt Irwin, NHL Players, NHL Pacific Division

The News Tribune

Sharks sign F James Sheppard to 1-year deal

Sheppard is the second restricted free agent to reach a deal with the Sharks this week.


Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, Tommy Wingels, NHL Players

A Winning Habit

Four NHL Teams to Lookout For Next Season

The Blue Jackets had a rough entry into the National Hockey League. They were founded as an expansion team in 2000.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Atlantic Division, Pittsburgh Penguins, Jack Johnson, NHL Players