BROMONT, Quebec (AP) -- NHL referee Garrett Rank won his third straight Canadian Men's Mid-Amateur title Friday, closing with an 5-under 67 in windy conditions for a six-stroke victory.
Posted: August 26, 2016, 11:59 pm
With goaltender Robin Lehner still not fully healthy, Sweden replaced him on its World Cup of Hockey roster with Jhonas Enroth. The Buffalo Sabres' starting goalie was bothered by a right ankle injury for much of last season that limited him to 21 NHL games. Lehner underwent surgery in March and had been working to get ready for the World Cup, which begins Sept. 17 in Toronto.
Posted: August 26, 2016, 8:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Rangers have agreed to terms with forward Brandon Pirri on a $1.1 million, one-year deal.
Posted: August 26, 2016, 8:03 pm
Joe Sakic had to rush his coaching search after the abrupt resignation of Patrick Roy. After interviewing candidates with varying degrees of NHL coaching experience, Sakic ultimately chose Jared Bednar as the team's new coach. Bednar spent the past 14 seasons as a minor league coach, most recently winning the American Hockey League's Calder Cup with the Lake Erie Monsters, and the previous nine as a minor league player,.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 10:29 pm
The process of selecting Sidney Crosby as Canada's captain for the World Cup of Hockey was a simple one. Next,'' general manager Doug Armstrong recalled. Crosby wearing the ''C'' for Canada was a no-doubter given his track record of scoring the winning goal on home ice at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, serving as captain for the undefeated, gold medal-winning team at the 2014 Sochi Games and leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to two Stanley Cups.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 9:02 pm
The Arizona Coyotes have acquired prospect Lawson Crouse and veteran Dave Bolland's contract from the Florida Panthers for two draft picks. Arizona sent a 2017 third-round pick and a conditional 2018 second-rounder that could become another 2017 third to Florida. The Coyotes are taking on the final three years of the injured Bolland's deal to pick up Crouse, the 11th pick in the 2015 draft.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 8:36 pm
The Arizona Coyotes have hired Dawn Braid as skating coach and say she is believed to be the first full-time female coach in NHL history. Braid also spent seven years with the Athletes Training Center as director of skating development. Among the skaters she worked with while there is New York Islanders center John Tavares.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 12:56 pm
Canada selected Jay Bouwmeester to replace Duncan Keith on its roster for the World Cup of Hockey. Keith is still rehabbing a right knee injury he suffered last season, the Chicago Blackhawks said. ''We understand his decision not to participate in next month's World Cup of Hockey,'' Blackhawks head physician Michael Terry said in a statement Wednesday.
Posted: August 24, 2016, 9:29 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) -- Free agent right wing Jiri Hudler has signed a $2 million, one-year deal with the Dallas Stars.
Posted: August 24, 2016, 8:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sweden has added Hampus Lindholm to its World Cup roster and removed two-time Olympian Niklas Kronwall from the 23-man team.
Posted: August 24, 2016, 6:37 pm
Another deep run for a talented-but-aging group?
Posted: August 28, 2016, 1:00 pm
NHL Network takes a stab at a tough question.
Posted: August 28, 2016, 1:00 am
Most importantly, he's a blueliner with a right-handed shot.
Posted: August 27, 2016, 11:30 pm
Or, almost at least. They're nearly beyond the mistakes of past regimes.
Posted: August 27, 2016, 10:46 pm
One less weird thing about Brent Burns and Dustin Byfuglien.
Posted: August 27, 2016, 9:35 pm
Glen Gulutzan begins his second head coaching gig in 2016-17.
Posted: August 27, 2016, 8:30 pm
Brouwer signed a four-year, $18 million contract with the Flames in free agency this summer.
Posted: August 27, 2016, 7:37 pm
The Flames have missed the playoffs in six of the past seven seasons.
Posted: August 27, 2016, 5:47 pm
The Flames are hoping Elliott can help fix their goaltending mess.
Posted: August 27, 2016, 4:26 pm
The No. 6 overall pick from 2016 could be ready to join the Flames young core of forwards.
Posted: August 27, 2016, 2:38 pm
Hoping 2016-17 looks more like 2014-15 than 2015-16.
Posted: August 27, 2016, 1:00 pm
Hey, at least they're promising buzzwords ...
Posted: August 27, 2016, 1:05 am
Make that Carey Price's backups overall, if you'd prefer.
Posted: August 27, 2016, 12:00 am
He went 24th overall.
Posted: August 26, 2016, 10:30 pm
An underrated netminder comfortable with backup duty.
Posted: August 26, 2016, 9:09 pm
Could they collect enough forwards to improve that shaky defense?
Posted: August 26, 2016, 8:00 pm
Will a healthy Carey Price get them back on the right track?
Posted: August 26, 2016, 6:56 pm
Andrew Shaw and Shea Weber will punish the opposition.
Posted: August 26, 2016, 5:28 pm
With a healthy Carey Price, there are no more excuses for the coaching staff.
Posted: August 26, 2016, 4:00 pm
There might be an opening for him on the second line.
Posted: August 26, 2016, 2:30 pm