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11:40 PM ET ESPN News Services WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Rick Bowness doesn’t mind being the second choice. The Winnipeg Jets‘ new coach was introduced Monday, a little more than a week after the team’s first choice, Barry Trotz, declined an offer because he wanted to spend more time with his family. “If I’m in his
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8:08 PM ET The Vancouver Canucks have re-signed Brock Boeser to a three-year contract carrying an average annual value of $6.65 million. According to Cap Friendly, a salary-tracking website, the deal also includes a 10-team no-movement clause in the final season. Canucks general manager Patrik Allvin announced the agreement with their pending restricted free agent
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2:06 PM ET The Tampa Bay Lightning traded veteran defenseman Ryan McDonagh to the Nashville Predators on Sunday to clear space under the NHL salary cap. The Predators sent defenseman Philippe Myers and forward Grant Mismash to the Lightning for the 33-year-old McDonagh, who waived his no-trade clause to make the deal happen. McDonagh has
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2:34 PM ET ESPN News Services The Winnipeg Jets on Sunday named Rick Bowness as the eighth head coach in the franchise’s history. He becomes the Jets’ third head coach since the franchise relocated from Atlanta in 2011. “We’re very excited to hire Rick Bowness as the third head coach of Jets 2.0,” Jets general
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11:54 AM ET Associated Press SUNRISE, Fla. — Florida Panthers winger Anthony Duclair had surgery to repair an Achilles tendon injury and is expected to miss significant time next season, the team announced Saturday. Duclair, who injured his left Achilles tendon in offseason training, is expected to return midseason in 2022-23. He is coming off
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8:48 PM ET The Boston Bruins are set to name Jim Montgomery as their new head coach, sources told ESPN on Thursday, confirming multiple reports. The appointment is expected to be made official Friday, the same day Montgomery’s contract as an assistant coach with the St. Louis Blues expires. The 53-year-old Montgomery replaces Bruce Cassidy,
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8:00 AM ET Cale Makar can occasionally make your jaw drop off the ice, too. The Colorado Avalanche defenseman attended the Stanley Cup Final media day recently when he was asked about the matchup with the Tampa Bay Lightning, a team seeking a three-peat. “Obviously, they’re a team that’s looking to become a dynasty, and
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