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Sep 19, 2023, 04:16 PM ET The Minnesota Wild re-signed defenseman Calen Addison to a one-year, $825,000 contract on Tuesday. The 23-year-old Addison tallied 29 points (three goals, 26 assists) in 62 games in his rookie season in 2022-23. He set a single-season franchise record for assists by a rookie. Editor’s Picks Over the past
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Associated Press Sep 18, 2023, 03:40 PM ET TORONTO — Minnesota selected American forward Taylor Heise with the first pick of the inaugural Professional Women’s Hockey League draft Monday. Tennis legend Billie Jean King, a member of the league’s board of directors, made the announcement. The PWHL formed over the summer and is set to
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Sep 17, 2023, 04:21 PM ET Mike Babcock resigned as coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday, with the team announcing in a statement that the move is effective immediately. The club also announced that associate coach Pascal Vincent has taken over as head coach, agreeing to a two-year contract through next season. “This
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Sep 12, 2023, 12:39 PM ET The Colorado Avalanche agreed to terms with forward Tomas Tatar on a one-year contract on Tuesday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. “Tomas has been a consistent, productive player throughout his NHL career,” Avalanche general manager Chris MacFarland said. “He is a veteran winger who brings scoring
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Greg Wyshynski, ESPNSep 12, 2023, 04:28 PM ET Close Greg Wyshynski is ESPN’s senior NHL writer. HENDERSON, Nev. — NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly is optimistic a third franchise in Atlanta would yield better results than two previous failed expansion teams in the market. “I think some of the challenges that we’ve seen in the
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Greg Wyshynski, ESPNSep 14, 2023, 06:42 PM ET Close Greg Wyshynski is ESPN’s senior NHL writer. Two NHLPA executives met with Columbus Blue Jackets players on Thursday to investigate whether coach Mike Babcock violated players’ privacy when he asked to see photos on their cellphones, union officials told ESPN. Marty Walsh, NHLPA executive director, and
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Sep 13, 2023, 12:56 PM ET The New Jersey Devils signed free agent goaltender Keith Kinkaid to a one-year, two-way contract. The deal announced Wednesday is worth $775,000 at the NHL level and $350,000 in the AHL. Kinkaid, 34, played parts of six seasons with the Devils to begin his career from 2013 to ’19.
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Greg Wyshynski, ESPNSep 13, 2023, 07:00 PM ET Close Greg Wyshynski is ESPN’s senior NHL writer. The NHL is considering changes to its digitally enhanced dasherboards (DED) after fan criticisms during their debut season. DED technology allows for the digital replacement of camera-visible arena ads on local, national and international broadcasts. The digital boards allow
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Kristen Shilton, ESPN NHL reporterSep 12, 2023, 05:07 PM ET Close Kristen Shilton is a national NHL reporter for ESPN. Columbus Blue Jackets coach Mike Babcock and captain Boone Jenner are denying allegations that Babcock acted inappropriately and violated players’ privacy when asking to see photos on their cellphones. Former NHL player Paul Bissonnette said
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Sep 11, 2023, 05:11 PM ET Montreal Canadiens standout forward Cole Caufield told reporters Monday that he will start training camp on time this fall after undergoing surgery for a torn labrum. Speaking at the Canadiens’ charity golf tournament, Caufield offered a positive update on his shoulder, which was surgically repaired Feb. 1 amid a
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Victoria Matiash, Fantasy HockeySep 10, 2023, 08:00 AM ET Close ESPN.com Fantasy Contributor since 2010 Part-time anchor at NEWSTALK1010 While it feels like only yesterday the Vegas Golden Knights made owner Bill Foley look like the most prescient prophet in professional sports, here we are with the 2023-24 NHL regular season nearly upon us. Isn’t
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Sep 6, 2023, 12:55 PM ET The Arizona Coyotes announced a multiyear extension with general manager Bill Armstrong on Wednesday. Contract terms were not disclosed for Armstrong, 53, who is heading into his fourth season in the position. The Coyotes finished 28-40-14 in 2022-23, a 13-point improvement over the previous season. “For the past three
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