Month: July 2019

10:06 AM ET The New Jersey Devils continued their busy offseason by reaching agreement on a deal with promising young defenseman Will Butcher. The two sides avoided arbitration with a three-year, $11.2 million contract, according to the team. The Devils have traded for All-Star defenseman P.K. Subban and former KHL star Nikita Gusev after drafting
0 Comments
11:25 AM ET Emily Kaplan Greg Wyshynski Less than 15 months after hiring Paul Fenton as general manager, Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold changed his mind. Claiming it was not “the right fit,” Leipold fired Fenton, with assistant GM Tom Kurvers taking over on an interim basis until a permanent replacement can be found. About
0 Comments
11:27 AM ET The Colorado Avalanche have signed defenseman Samuel Girard to a seven-year contract extension, the team announced Wednesday. The new deal runs through the 2026-27 season. The annual average value of the deal is $5 million, according to the Denver Post. Girard, Cale Makar and top draft pick Bowen Byram form the core
0 Comments
CALGARY, Alta. – Twenty-two of the nation’s top young players have earned the opportunity to represent their country as part of Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team at the 2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup in Breclav, Czech Republic and Piestany, Slovakia, Aug. 5-10.  Hockey Canada finalized its roster Tuesday following a five-day selection camp that saw
0 Comments
The Carolina Hurricanes announced that they have named Patrick Dwyer as an assistant coach with the Charlotte Checkers. Dwyer will work with new Checkers head coach Ryan Warsofsky, who was elevated from assistant coach on July 10. A former player with both the Hurricanes (2008-15) and Checkers (2016-17), Dwyer enters his first season as a
0 Comments