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5:14 PM ET The Boston Bruins signed forwards Charlie Coyle and Chris Wagner to longterm extensions. Coyle’s deal is for six years, running through the 2025-26 season with an annual cap hit of $5.25 million. Coyle, 27, is now the Bruins player under contract for the longest. Brad Marchand’s deal runs through the 2024-25 season.
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11:03 AM ET Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Sabres‘ list of injuries continues to grow, with defenseman Rasmus Dahlin out indefinitely with a concussion. The playmaking defenseman was hurt when he was elbowed in the face by Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak in Buffalo’s 5-2 loss Monday. Cernak wasn’t penalized for the hit
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7:00 AM ET This Thursday is Thanksgiving, or as it’s known in the hockey community, “American Thanksgiving.” It’s a day full of annual traditions, from gluttonous gorging resulting in food comas to watching horrible football games to seeing which retired players the NHL ropes in for its Thanksgiving Day parade float. (As an aside, the
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1:27 PM ET Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving announced that coach Bill Peters will not be behind the bench Wednesday for the game at the Buffalo Sabres, as the investigation into whether Peters directed racial slurs toward a former player continues. The statement came hours after Treliving announced Tuesday that Peters had not been
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7:10 PM ET Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak has been suspended two games for elbowing the Buffalo Sabres‘ Rasmus Dahlin during Monday night’s game, the NHL Player Safety board announced Tuesday. Dahlin, taken first overall in the 2018 draft by Buffalo, departed during a late second-period power play with a concussion after Cernak elbowed
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1:27 PM ET Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving announced Tuesday that coach Bill Peters has not been fired, citing an ongoing investigation into whether Peters directed racial slurs toward a former player. Treliving cited the “serious nature” of the investigation, saying that the Flames “take it with extreme seriousness.” Sportsnet reported earlier Tuesday that
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11:12 PM ET The Calgary Flames are looking into accusations from former player Akim Aliu that coach Bill Peters used racial slurs toward him “several times.” Aliu played for Peters in 2009-10 with the Rockford Ice Hogs, the AHL affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks. Aliu posted a tweet on Monday night that read: “Not very
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3:08 PM ET The Boston Bruins won’t have ailing center Patrice Bergeron for road games Tuesday at Montreal and Wednesday at Ottawa. Bergeron won’t make the trip with the team due to a lower-body injury, coach Bruce Cassidy said Monday. “No timeline on it,” Cassidy told reporters. “Just want to make sure that when he’s
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1:26 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Toronto Maple Leafs forward Alexander Kerfoot has been suspended two games by the NHL for his hit on Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson. Kerfoot will lose more than $37,000 in salary and miss games Wednesday in Detroit and Friday in Buffalo. He had no prior disciplinary history
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