Month: December 2020

The Ontario Reign have signed goaltender Jean-Francois Berube to a one-year American Hockey League contract. Berube enters his 10th pro season and second stint in the Los Angeles Kings organization in 2020-21. Drafted by the Kings in 2009, Berube played for Ontario (ECHL) and Manchester (AHL) from 2011-15 and won a Calder Cup championship with
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Now that the NHL released the 2020-21 schedule and the New York Rangers are about to start training camp on Jan. 2, it’s time for the Blueshirts to finally choose a captain. They haven’t had a captain since Ryan McDonagh was traded near the 2018 deadline. There were five people who wore the “A” as
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Oilers Nation can rejoice! The Edmonton Oilers have finally gotten a deal done with restricted free agent defenseman Ethan Bear. The 23-year-old was inked to a two-year $2 million per season deal on Monday night, as per news broken by Elliotte Friedman. The Oilers confirmed the signing a few minutes later on their official social
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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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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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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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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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4:23 PM ET Zdeno Chara is leaving the Boston Bruins after 14 seasons and signing a one-year free-agent contract with the Washington Capitals. Chara, 43, will make $795,000 against the salary cap with Washington. He said the Bruins decided to go in a different direction, and the unrestricted free agent was not in their plans.
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