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Carlson signing is first domino to fall in NHL free agency

The first big free agent re-signing with his own team is just the beginning of the frenzy that’s to come around the NHL. Defenseman John Carlson signed a $64 million, eight-year deal with the Stanley Cup-champion Washington Capitals. Serious talks between New York Islanders center John Tavares

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Dallas Stars reportedly a

Hockey’s most reliable cliche is “even Wayne Gretzky got traded”. If the greatest player in the history of the sport, a Canadian playing a Russian possession game in the era of door to door vacuum salesmen playing net , can be traded then so can anyone. It seems that one of the greatest

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NHL free agents 2018: What to expect from Ilya Kovalchuk in return to the NHL

Ilya Kovalchuk is officially back in the NHL. After spending the past five years playing in the KHL, Kovalchuk completed his return to North America on Saturday when he agreed to terms with the Kings on a three-year contract that will pay him $6 millio…

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Coyotes acquire defenseman Robbie Russo from Red Wings

GLENDALE, ARIZ. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes acquired defenseman Robbie Russo from the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday for a conditional seventh-round pick next year.

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Capitals re-sign D Carlson for 8 years, $64M

The Washington Capitals have agreed with defenseman John Carlson on an eight-year, $64 million contract, the team announced Sunday. The agreement will keep Carlson from hitting the free agent market when it opens July 1. "John has been an except…

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Trying to make sense of the Hamilton trade

You can like the two prospects coming back to Calgary for Dougie Hamilton, but it’s hard to see either of them becoming the kind of contributor that Hamilton is.

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NHL Draft grades 2018: Islanders, Red Wings earn full marks; Rangers tank

The 2018 NHL Draft is in the books, so it’s time to hand out grades. The first major date on this summer’s calendar got off to a slow start, but the fireworks finally started flying on Day 2 between the surprise trade of Dougie Hamilton and the news John Tavares would indeed entertain pitches

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Morning Skate: Ex-Bruin Dougie Hamilton on the move once again

NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL. 

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Hurricanes have much to do, but headed in right direction after blockbuster deal

There’s a long way to go to rebuild the Carolina Hurricanes into a contending hockey team, but they took a nice step in the right direction on Saturday. The hockey world has had 24 hours to digest that five-player blockbuster trade on the second day of the 2018 NHL Draft — one that included defenseman

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Blackhawks send Kero to Canucks for Chaput

The Chicago Blackhawks traded center Tanner Kero to the Vancouver Canucks for center Michael Chaput, both teams announced on Sunday. Chaput, 26, appeared in 77 games for the Canucks over the last two seasons, tallying four goals, five assists and 34 p…

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Flames come away as biggest winner at NHL draft

Having no picks in the first three rounds made it look as though it would be a quiet, boring and ineffective weekend for the Calgary Flames . Instead, they became one of the biggest winners at the NHL draft by acquiring 23-year-old forward Elias Lindho…

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Haggerty: NHL draft weekend a big dud for the Black and Gold

From not having a pick in the first round to missing out on Ilya Kovalchuk, NHL draft weekend was a tough one for the Bruins.

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Flames come away as biggest winner at NHL draft

DALLAS (AP) — Having no picks in the first three rounds made it look as though it would be a quiet, boring and ineffective weekend for the Calgary Flames. Instead, they became one of the biggest winners at the NHL draft by acquiring 23-year-old forward…

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Kings bring Kovalchuk back to NHL

After five years back home in Russia, Ilya Kovalchuk is ready to resume his Stanley Cup chase with the Los Angeles Kings. The high-scoring forward agreed to a three-year, $18.75 million deal with the Kings on Saturday, choosing Los Angeles over several…

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Kings bring Kovalchuk back to NHL

After five years back home in Russia, Ilya Kovalchuk is ready to resume his Stanley Cup chase with the Los Angeles Kings. The high-scoring forward agreed to a three-year, $18.75 million deal with the Kings on Saturday, choosing Los Angeles over several…

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Kings bring Kovalchuk back to NHL

After five years back home in Russia, Ilya Kovalchuk is ready to resume his Stanley Cup chase with the Los Angeles Kings. The high-scoring forward agreed to a three-year, $18.75 million deal with the Kings on Saturday, choosing Los Angeles over several…

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