7:34 PM ET Associated Press LAWRENCE, Mass. — Russ Conway, a hockey writer who was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 1992 for his stories about corruption in the NHL Players Association that helped bring down union head Alan Eagleson, has died. He was 70. His death was reported by the Eagle-Tribune of Lawrence, Massachusetts, where
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The San Antonio Rampage have agreed to terms with defenseman Rob O’Gara on an AHL contract for the 2019-20 season. O’Gara, 26, is preparing for his fourth professional season. The Massapequa, N.Y., native appeared in 47 AHL games last season and served as an alternate captain for the Hartford Wolf Pack, collecting three goals and
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In this first installment of a four-part series comparing Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin to his four immediate predecessors, we take a look at Pierre Gauthier. It’s been 25 years since the Habs last won the Stanley Cup. In that time, players have come and gone, but so have GMs. Five have been hired
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The Columbus Blue Jackets and Cleveland Monsters announced today a multi-year affiliation agreement extension of their current National Hockey League and American Hockey League affiliation partnership. The Monsters have been the Blue Jackets’ AHL affiliate since the 2015-16 season, which culminated with the club capturing the 2016 Calder Cup championship. During the 2018-19 campaign, the
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7:17 PM ET Associated Press DENVER — The Colorado Avalanche agreed to a one-year deal with forward Valeri Nichushkin. The 24-year-old had 10 assists and no goals in 57 games last season with the Dallas Stars. He has 23 goals and 51 assists in 223 career games while in Dallas. Nichushkin was brought in by
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7:00 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN In 2009-10, the New Jersey Devils were confident that 25-year-old Zach Parise would help define their next decade in the NHL. Ditto the Washington Capitals, and their 25-year-old, 40-goal scorer Alex Semin. The Columbus Blue Jackets had a 25-year-old franchise player for the next decade in Rick Nash, having signed
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