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9:03pm - Mon 02 Sep

Hurricanes captain Justin Williams taking break from NHL | CBC Sports

Forward Justin Williams, who led the Carolina Hurricanes to the Eastern Conference final last season, is stepping away from the NHL less than two weeks before the start of the team's training camp.
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2:23am - Mon 02 Sep

New PoCo rec centre opens without change rooms for referees, dooming home hockey season

Hockey Canada requires officials to have a separate dressing room, but those rooms won't be ready at the new Port Coquitlam Community Centre until 2021.
7:09pm - Tue 27 Aug

Oilers' McDavid says he's making progress but questions remain

Connor McDavid is back on the ice and says while his injured left knee is recovering, he's still not ready to commit to being ready for contact when Edmonton Oilers training camp opens next month.
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3:17pm - Sun 25 Aug

Stanley Cup champion Schwartz asks for more bone marrow donors

Stanley Cup champion Jayden Schwartz lost his sister to leukemia. He was in Saskatoon to sign up more bone marrow donors.
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2:09pm - Fri 23 Aug

NHL star Kuznetsov tests positive for cocaine | CBC Sports

Washington Capitals centre Evgeny Kuznetsov tested positive for cocaine at the world championship and has been banned from the Russian national team for four years.
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9:10pm - Wed 21 Aug

Former 'Miracle on Ice' hockey player charged in attack | CBC Sports

Mark Pavelich, a forward on the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" U.S. Olympic hockey team who went on to play for the New York Rangers and two other NHL teams, has been charged with assault for allegedly beating a neighbour with a metal pole and breaking several of the man's bones.
8:47pm - Mon 19 Aug

'Cautiously optimistic' NHL CBA talks could result in 2021 World Cup

Deputy commissioner Bill Daly says he’s “cautiously optimistic” about the direction of collective bargaining talks with the NHL Players’ Association.
8:43pm - Mon 19 Aug

Canucks extend GM Jim Benning's contract beyond 2019-20 season

The Vancouver Canucks have extended GM Jim Benning's contract beyond the 2019-20 season, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman is reporting.
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8:49pm - Thu 15 Aug

Humboldt Broncos assistant coach Mark Cross was my lifelong friend - CBC Docs POV

Like most small-town kids from Saskatchewan, we both lived and breathed hockey
4:59am - Sat 10 Aug

Board approves new Islanders arena project at Belmont Park

A development board has unanimously voted in favour of a new project which would give the New York Islanders a new arena at Belmont Park.
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12:26am - Fri 09 Aug

Ovechkin completes China tour with 'unbelievable view' at Great Wall

Alex Ovechkin concluded his trip to China on Thursday with a visit to the Great Wall of China, or in his case, the "Gr8" Wall of China.
6:50am - Tue 06 Aug

Lightning sign defenceman Kevin Shattenkirk to one-year deal

The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed defenceman Kevin Shattenkirk to a one-year, $1.75-million deal, the club announced Monday.
6:35pm - Fri 02 Aug

Always check your oil pressure....

Milan Lucic couldn’t fathom the idea of being traded to an in-province rival, but that’s exactly what happened earlier this summer.
6:18pm - Fri 02 Aug

Is the grass Greener in Vancouver this year?

New impact players set to debut, a young star still to be signed, and a frustrated veteran who may no longer be a fit. Head coach Travis Green discussed it all with Iain MacIntyre ahead of what figures to be a significant 2019-20 campaign for his young Canucks.
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4:39pm - Fri 26 Jul

New Jersey surprises PK Subban with ‘limosine ridin’, jet flyin” Ric Flair intro

The New Jersey Devils had a surprise waiting for new addition PK Subban on Thursday.
11:30pm - Tue 23 Jul

Women's hockey players staying optimistic despite uncertain future

Laura Stacey will admit this off-season is “a little bit scary.” It's a sentiment many elite women hockey players on the planet would probably agree.
11:26pm - Tue 23 Jul

Maple Leafs send Sparks to Golden Knights for Clarkson & pick

David Clarkson is headed back to Toronto and goaltender Garret Sparks is headed to Las Vegas.
11:25pm - Tue 23 Jul

Predators sign Colton Sissons to seven-year, $20M deal

The Nashville Predators have signed centre Colton Sissons to a seven-year, $20-million contract, according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman.
1:53am - Tue 23 Jul

Tentative agreement struck to replace Calgary's Saddledome

Plans for a new arena in Calgary to replace the Saddledome are accelerating with a tentative agreement in place.
1:53am - Tue 23 Jul

Jets sign defenceman Neal Pionk to two-year, $6M contract

Defenceman Neal Pionk has signed a two-year, US$6-million contract with the Winnipeg Jets.
1:52am - Tue 23 Jul

Sundqvist agrees to 4-year, $11M deal to return to Blues

Centre Oskar Sundqvist and the St. Louis Blues avoided arbitration after the two sides agreed to a four-year, $11-million contract, the team announced Sunday.
10:56pm - Fri 19 Jul

Done deal....

The Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers are close to completing a trade that would see Milan Lucic and James Neal swapping sides in the Battle of Alberta.
10:49pm - Fri 19 Jul

Rangers show Trouba the door, and $56 million.....

The New York Rangers have agreed to terms on a new deal with defenceman Jacob Trouba, avoiding arbitration with the restricted free agent.
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3:09am - Fri 19 Jul

Ron Francis is general manager of Seattle NHL expansion club

Hall of Famer and a two-time Stanley Cup winner Ron Francis has been named the general manager of the NHL's yet-to-be-named Seattle franchise.
12:36am - Wed 17 Jul

No restrictions, but currently no jobs either.

GMs will need to dig deeper and jobless players may need to lower their asking prices, but there are still a few worthy gambles to be unearthed from 2019’s UFA class. Luke Fox breaks down the latest on the top names left on the board.
12:33am - Wed 17 Jul

Washington signs their $6 million dollar man

The Capitals have signed forward Jakub Vrana to a two-year, $6.7-million contract, the team announced Tuesday.
12:32am - Wed 17 Jul

Blackhawks and Senators make a swap for forwards

The Ottawa Senators traded forward Zack Smith to the Chicago Blackhawks for centre Artem Anisimov on Tuesday.
7:34pm - Fri 12 Jul

Dzingel's taking his game South for a couple of years.

Centre Ryan Dzingel has signed a two-year, $6.75-million contract with the Carolina Hurricanes, the team announced Friday.
7:31pm - Fri 12 Jul

Sign of the times in Jersey...

The New Jersey Devils signed 2019 first-overall pick Jack Hughes to an entry-level contract, the team announced on Friday.
7:30pm - Fri 12 Jul

Canucks pick up a little sandpaper in the summer...

You may not want Micheal Ferland on your team, but you sure don’t want him on the other one. The Vancouver Canucks became harder to play against with Wednesday’s free-agent signing of Ferland to a four-year, $14-million contract.
5:27am - Wed 10 Jul

Mining for gold in the middle of summer

GMs will need to dig deeper and jobless players may need to lower their asking prices, but there are still a few worthy gambles to be unearthed from 2019’s UFA class. Luke Fox breaks down the latest on the top names left on the board.
5:25am - Wed 10 Jul

2019 NHL Free Agency and Signings

Complete coverage of all NHL Signings - free agency, contract extensions, re-signings, entry-level deals and arbitration info on all your favourite NHL players.
5:24am - Wed 10 Jul

Tallying the early results....

Monster signings, juicy trades and four weeks have passed since the St. Louis Blues hoisted the Cup. We examine how all 31 GMs have made use of hockey's most critical roster-shaping time.
5:22am - Wed 10 Jul

2019 NHL Arbitration Tracker: Full schedule of hearings

This year's hearings will be held in Toronto from July 20 to Aug. 4. Here's the full schedule, which we'll update as cases are settled, heard, and ruled upon.
5:19am - Wed 10 Jul

Bruins re-sign Langley's Danton Heinen for another 2 years

The Boston Bruins have re-signed forward Danton Heinen to a two-year, $5.6 million contract.
5:17am - Wed 10 Jul

Blackhawks acquire Alex Nylander from Sabres for Henri Jokiharju -

The Chicago Blackhawks have landed forward Alex Nylander from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for defenceman Henri Jokiharju, the teams announced Tuesday.
8:53pm - Tue 09 Jul

Our condolences to all of Greg's family and friends. He will be missed by many...

Greg Johnson, who was captain of the Nashville Predators from 2002-06, died on Monday. He was 48.
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3:16am - Mon 08 Jul

Blue Jackets' Milano, Avs' Greer busted, charged with assault in NYC brawl | CBC Sports

NHL youngsters Sonny Milano of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Colorado's A.J. Greer face assault charges following their arrest early Sunday in Manhattan, the New York Post reported.
3:44am - Tue 02 Jul

Sharks sign Timo Meier to four-year, $24M contract

The San Jose Sharks have signed restricted free agent Timo Meier to a four-year, $24-million extension.
3:44am - Tue 02 Jul

Devils sign winger Wayne Simmonds to one-year, $5M deal

The New Jersey Devils have signed winger Wayne Simmonds to a one-year, $5-million deal, the club announced Monday.
3:41am - Tue 02 Jul

The best of the rest. Some big names are still on the market

Signings! Trades! Rumours! (Over)reaction! Keep it here all day long for the freshest news, rumours, analysis and slick tweets from the NHL's busiest transaction day of the year.
3:40am - Tue 02 Jul

Sebastian Aho signs five-year, $42.27M offer sheet from Canadiens

Restricted free agent Sebastian Aho has signed a five-year, $42.27-million offer sheet tendered by the Montreal Canadiens.
3:38am - Tue 02 Jul

Maple Leafs sign veteran centre Jason Spezza to one-year deal

Jason Spezza has signed a one-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
3:37am - Tue 02 Jul

Stars sign veteran forward Joe Pavelski to three-year deal

The Dallas Stars have signed veteran forward Joe Pavelski to a three-year deal worth $21 million.
3:37am - Tue 02 Jul

Islanders agree to four-year deal with Semyon Varlamov

The New York Islanders have agreed to terms on a four-year contract with goaltender Semyon Varlamov, the team announced Monday.
3:36am - Tue 02 Jul

Rangers sign star winger Artemi Panarin to seven-year deal

The New York Rangers have signed winger Artemi Panarin — the most-coveted free agent this off-season — to a multi-year deal.
3:35am - Tue 02 Jul

Maple Leafs trade Kadri, Rosen to Avalanche for Barrie, Kerfoot

The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired defenceman Tyson Barrie, forward Alex Kerfoot and a 2020 sixth-round draft pick from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for centre Nazem Kadri, defenceman Calle Rosen and Toronto's 2020 third-round pick.
3:34am - Tue 02 Jul

Jim Benning knows stakes are high with Myers and Miller additions -

Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning has a lot riding on Tyler Myers. And everything else. And Jim Benning is OK with that.
3:33am - Tue 02 Jul

Predators sign Matt Duchene to seven-year, $56 million deal -

The Predators have landed one of the most-coveted free agents of the off-signing, inking centre Matt Duchene to a multi-year deal.
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3:31am - Tue 02 Jul
Well, they break down all the Eastern moves and Kawhi anyway??