The Toronto Maple Leafs have promoted Hayley Wickenheiser, Ryan Hardy and Darryl Metcalf to assistant general manager and hired Curtis Sanford as a goaltending coach. Wickenheiser, a four-time Olympic gold medallist with the Canadian women’s team, joined the Leafs as assistant director of player development in 2018 and was promoted to senior director of the
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The Edmonton Oilers have a long history of prolific goal scorers. Not only that, but they also have a plethora of Hall-of-Fame twine ticklers that have donned the blue and orange as well. This list explores the franchise’s top-20 goal scorers of all-time. 1. Wayne Gretzky (583) Of course, the Great One is atop this
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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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The Winnipeg Jets reintroduced new head coach Rick Bowness to fans today, after the team officially appointed the former Winnipeg player and coach to once again lead the team over the weekend. Jets general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff and Bowness held a news conference Monday morning, where Bowness fielded questions about his decision.  He said heading into
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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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Shane Wright landed a steak dinner with the Montreal Canadiens at the NHL’s pre-draft combine this week. Juraj Slafkovsky brought the sizzle. Whatever attributes separate the two players considered to be the top-ranked prospects, a lack of self-confidence isn’t among them. “I’m competitive. I always want to be first. I always want to be best,”
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Usually, July 1 is reserved for the signing of big free-agent contracts, but July 2 has seen its fair share of new deals getting done too. One Hall of Fame goaltender found a new home twice on this date, and another future Hall of Famer was born in Canada. Eddie the Eagle Cashes In…..Twice Goaltender
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