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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2020, file photo, St. Louis Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo plays against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Nashville, Tenn. The Vegas Golden Knights have agreed to terms on a $61.6 million, seven-year contract with top free agent Pietrangelo, a person with direct knowledge of the move tells The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
Associated Press
October 12, 2020 - 7:47 pm
Alex Pietrangelo is Vegas bound, and the Golden Knights are shuffling the deck to fit him in. Pietrangelo signed a $61.6 million, seven-year deal with Vegas on Monday that carries an $8.8 million annual salary cap hit through 2027. It's the fifth-biggest cap hit for a defenseman in the NHL. Adding...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2020, file photo, Arizona Coyotes left wing Taylor Hall (91) is shown during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders, in Glendale, Ariz. Forward Taylor Hall surprised many in turning down numerous contending NHL teams which courted him, and instead sign with the Buffalo Sabres in free agency. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
October 12, 2020 - 1:30 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Taylor Hall refused to buy into the negativity surrounding the Buffalo Sabres, and instead focused on the positives. The opportunity to alongside captain Jack Eichel was factor. Playing for a familiar coach in Ralph Krueger another. Add in Buffalo being close to his home in...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2020, file photo, Arizona Coyotes left wing Taylor Hall (91) is shown during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders, in Glendale, Ariz. A person with direct knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press, late Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, that the Buffalo Sabres have agreed to sign free-agent forward Hall to a one-year, $8 million contract. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
October 11, 2020 - 6:40 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Taylor Hall is betting on himself in a surprising destination. Hall agreed to sign an $8 million, one-year deal with the Buffalo Sabres, the team announced Sunday night. Hall joins his fourth NHL organization since being the No. 1 pick in the 2010 draft. He’s reunited with...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2020, file photo, Arizona Coyotes left wing Taylor Hall (91) is shown during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders, in Glendale, Ariz. The NHL is embarking on a free agent period like never before in hockey history. Defensemen Alex Pietrangelo and Torey Krug and winger Taylor Hall headline a talented free agent class. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
October 10, 2020 - 4:51 pm
Taylor Hall went unsigned during the first day of free agency. Same with Alex Pietrangelo and Mike Hoffman. A handful of the top free agents are still available, but NHL teams aren't waiting for those big fish to sign to make other moves. Boston paused its pursuit of Hall to sign big winger Craig...
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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2019, file photo, Vegas Golden Knights' Paul Stastny skates during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues in St. Louis. Stastny is returning to the Winnipeg Jets after being acquired in a trade with the Vegas Golden Knights in a move completed hours before the NHL’s free-agency signing period opened on Friday, Oct. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
October 09, 2020 - 8:13 pm
It didn’t take long for the bubble to begin bursting on the Tampa Bay Lightning's Stanley Cup party. The effects of a flat salary cap took its toll on the Lightning less than two weeks after winning their second Stanley Cup. Tampa Bay bid farewell to defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk, who signed with...
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Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray (30) stands on the ice during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in Washington. The Penguins got the action started on the second day of the NHL draft by trading goaltender Matt Murray to the Ottawa Senators. Pittsburgh got a second-round pick, 52nd overall, and forward prospect Jonathan Gruden for Murray. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
October 07, 2020 - 12:34 pm
Two Stanley Cup-winning players were on the move Wednesday before even 10 players had been selected on the second day of the NHL draft. Trade action heated up early with the Pittsburgh Penguins dealing goaltender Matt Murray to the Ottawa Senators and the Nashville Predators continuing to shed...
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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2020, file photo, Canada's Alexis Lafreniere shoots during the team's practice at the World Junior Hockey Championships in Ostrava, Czech Republic. The New York Rangers might be on the clock in owning the No. 1 pick in the NHL draft on Tuesday, Oct. 6. That, and the prospect of selecting Quebec star forward Alexis Lafreniere, doesn't mean the still-retooling Rangers will be anywhere closer to being a contender, team president John Davidson cautions. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
October 06, 2020 - 7:45 pm
Alexis Lafreniere wanted to take the stage at Montreal’s Bell Centre near his home and hear his name announced at the NHL draft. The playmaking forward had to settle for being selected first overall by the New York Rangers on Tuesday night. “Obviously, it’s different, and we didn’t expect that a...
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FILE - In this March 5, 2020, file photo, Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid, right, and Chicago Blackhawks center Ryan Carpenter vie for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Chicago. The Oilers say McDavid has tested positive for COVID-19. The team says the star forward is self-quarantining at home and experiencing mild symptoms. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
October 05, 2020 - 8:03 pm
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid has tested positive for COVID-19. McDavid, a 23-year-old forward, is self-quarantining at home and experiencing mild symptoms, according to the Oilers. “He will continue to be monitored and will follow all associated health protocols,”...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) passes against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
October 04, 2020 - 5:43 pm
The Latest on Week 4 in the NFL (all times EDT) ___ 8:35 p.m. Carson Wentz has thrown his NFL-worst seventh interception of the season for the Philadelphia Eagles. Wentz’s early season struggles for the Eagles are showing no signs of ending. The Eagles went three-and-out on their first drive...
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FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2020, file photo, the puck hits the post as Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner watches during the first period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey Western Conference final against the Dallas Stars in Edmonton, Alberta. The Golden Knights have re-signed Lehner to a $25 million, five-year contract that carries a $5 million annual salary cap hit. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
October 03, 2020 - 1:21 pm
Lennox Lehner is almost 6 years old and already has five hockey jerseys because his father has bounced around the NHL so much. He won't have to add another to his collection, and Robin Lehner will get to keep putting on Vegas Golden Knights jerseys. "It couldn’t be a better fit," Robin said. Lehner...
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