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2:30 PM ET Associated Press GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Arizona Coyotes have signed general manager John Chayka to a long-term contract extension. Terms of the deal announced Monday were not disclosed. Chayka has built the Coyotes into playoff contenders since becoming the youngest general manager in North American major sports history at 26 in 2017.
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5:11 PM ET Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — The NHL suspended Columbus forward Nick Foligno for three games for a hit that leveled Colorado Avalanche forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare. The Department of Player Safety announced the penalty for the Blue Jackets’ captain on Monday. Foligno dropped Bellemare with the open-ice hit with his elbow to Bellemare’s
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3:28 PM ET Don Cherry, the iconic Canadian hockey commentator, has been fired by Sportsnet for his on-air remarks on Saturday that alleged that the country’s immigrants don’t properly honor fallen soldiers. Cherry, 85, used his “Coach’s Corner” segment on “Hockey Night In Canada” to criticize individuals who didn’t wear poppy pins leading up the
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12:41 PM ET Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby missed practice Monday and will not play against the New York Rangers on Tuesday in New York because of a lower-body injury. “Sid is continuing to be evaluated right now,” coach Mike Sullivan said. “I don’t have an update for you. He will not play against the
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9:25 PM ET Toronto Maple Leafs star Mitch Marner will be out a minimum of four weeks after sustaining an ankle injury Saturday night against the Flyers. Marner, 22, is the Leafs’ second-leading scorer with 18 points (4 goals, 14 assists) in 18 games this season. Marner signed a six-year contract worth almost $11 million
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1:28 PM ET Associated Press TORONTO — A Canadian broadcast company has apologized for hockey commentator Don Cherry’s remarks about what he believes are new immigrants not honoring the country’s fallen soldiers. The 85-year-old Cherry, who has been criticized in the past for his outspoken conservative politics, seemed to single out new immigrants in Toronto
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10:53 PM ET Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby delivered an assist that one fan won’t soon forget. As a salute to Veterans Day weekend, Crosby decided to give back to his community Friday by gifting a new car to a local Army veteran. Crosby presented the 2019 Honda Passport Elite, which he won for earning
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2:59 PM ET Associated Press STOCKHOLM — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the NHL plans to return to Europe for games in the next two years. Citing huge demand, Bettman said on Friday that the Boston Bruins and the Nashville Predators will open the regular season next year with a game in Prague. The Colorado
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7:20 AM ET NHL Insiders We’re a little more than one month into a 2019-20 NHL season that has included some major surprises, including the Buffalo Sabres in a playoff spot, the Edmonton Oilers leading their division, Darcy Kuemper leading all netminders in save percentage and goals-against average, and the San Jose Sharks … well,
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3:33 PM ET St. Louis Blues forward Alexander Steen will miss at least four weeks after suffering a high ankle sprain during Wednesday’s game, general manager Doug Armstrong announced Thursday. Steen left the Blues’ 5-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday after an awkward collision with Alex Chiasson late in the second period. He
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