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Power Rankings: Offseason shake-up

Our first Power Rankings for the 2015-16 season find familiar faces on top but movement below after shuffling produced by trades, the draft and free agency.

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8hScott Burnside

Sharks look like contenders again

Signing Joel Ward could be the last step in returning the Sharks to contender status in the Western Conference.

NHL free agency Day 1 recap (5:30)
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1dPierre LeBrun

NHL, KHL extend agreement on transfers

The NHL and KHL have agreed to extend their memo of understanding on player transfers for another season.

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Sharks sign Joel Ward to a 3-year deal

Ward, 34, has scored 97 goals and 123 assists in 517 career games and will play in San Jose, the Sharks announced today.

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Saad, O'Reilly get long extensions

  • Brandon Saad: The new Blue Jacket, acquired Tuesday, signed a 6-year extension
  • Ryan O'Reilly: The new Sabre, acquired June 26, agreed to a 7-year extension
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The Columbus Blue Jackets made a trade today. As per club policy, what they gave up was not disclosed. Hi, we enjoy wasting everyone's time.