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Rangers, Zuccarello avoid arbitration with deal
The New York Rangers avoided arbitration with Mats Zuccarello by agreeing to terms with the restricted free agent winger, the team announced Tuesday.

Stars agree to four-year deal with Roussel
The Dallas Stars agreed to a four-year contract with forward Antoine Roussel on Tuesday, the team announced.

Ducks bring back Vatanen on 2-year deal
The Ducks have signed defenseman Sami Vatanen to a two-year contract coming off his rookie season.

Kirilenko ends engagement to Caps' Ovechkin
Another sports power couple's engagement is off.

Leafs, defenseman Franson avoid arbitration
The Toronto Maple Leafs and Cody Franson have avoided arbitration, with the defenseman signing a $3.3 million, one-year contract.

Rangers agree to terms with vet Stempniak
The Rangers and veteran forward Lee Stempniak have agreed to terms on a one-year contract.

Kulikov signs 3-year deal to stay with Panthers
Last winter wasn't very good for the Florida Panthers.

Pens name Recchi player development coach
The Pittsburgh Penguins have hired seven-time All-Star Mark Recchi as the franchise's player development coach.

Kane: 'Not even a thought' to leave Chicago
Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman said Wednesday he understands there will be salary cap challenges ahead after recently re-signing Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews to identical eight-year, $84 million contract extensions, but it's his job to make it work.

Sabres re-sign Ennis to multiyear contract
The Buffalo Sabres signed Tyler Ennis to a multiyear contract, the team announced Thursday.

Rangers agree to terms with forward Lombardi
The New York Rangers have agreed to terms with free agent forward Matthew Lombardi, a veteran NHL player who spent last season in Switzerland.

Penguins GM: Crosby to avoid wrist surgery
Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby won't need surgery on his ailing right wrist, the team announced Tuesday.

Predators bring on Ribeiro, Roy for 1 year
The Nashville Predators have signed veteran forwards Mike Ribeiro and Derek Roy to one-year contracts.

Blackhawks fan sues after taking puck to face
A hockey spectator has filed a lawsuit after being struck by a puck at the United Center during Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals between the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins in 2013.

Renney hired as president of Hockey Canada
Former NHL coach Tom Renney has been hired as president and chief executive officer of Hockey Canada.

Sharks re-sign defensemen Demers, Doherty
The San Jose Sharks have re-signed defensemen Jason Demers and Taylor Doherty.

Bartkowski lands 1-year, $1.25M Bruins deal
The Boston Bruins have re-signed defenseman Matt Bartkowski to a one-year deal and inked recently drafted forward David Pastrnak to an entry-level contract, the team announced Tuesday.

Dineen joins Blackhawks as assistant coach
The Chicago Blackhawks hired Kevin Dineen as an assistant coach on Monday.

Blue Jackets give Dubinsky 6-year extension
The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed center Brandon Dubinsky to a six-year contract extension worth a reported $35.1 million through the 2020-21 season.

Coyotes ink forward Moss to one-year deal
The Arizona Coyotes have signed forward David Moss to a one-year contract.

Twin $84M Blackhawks deals for Kane, Toews
The Chicago Blackhawks have reached eight-year deals with star forwards Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane, the team announced Wednesday.

Schneider signs multiyear deal with Devils
The New Jersey Devils have re-signed goalie Cory Schneider to a multiyear extension, the team announced Wednesday via Twitter.

Lightning sign forward Morrow to one-year deal
The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent forward Brenden Morrow to a one-year contract.

Blues bring back Ott with two-year contract
The St. Louis Blues have re-signed forward Steve Ott to a two-year contract.

Ducks sign winger Heatley to one-year deal
The Anaheim Ducks have signed left wing Dany Heatley to a one-year deal, returning the 33-year-old unrestricted free agent to the Pacific Division.

Sharks re-sign D Hannan to one-year deal
The San Jose Sharks have re-signed unrestricted free agent defenseman Scott Hannan to a one-year contract.

Red Wings bring back Cleary on 1-year deal
The Detroit Red Wings have re-signed left wing Daniel Cleary to a one-year contract.

Preds ink defenseman Ekholm to 2-year deal
The Nashville Predators have signed restricted free-agent defenseman Mattias Ekholm to a two-year, $2.075 million contract.

Senators GM Murray diagnosed with cancer
Ottawa Senators general manager and president of hockey operations Bryan Murray was recently diagnosed with cancer, the team announced Monday.

Wingels, Sharks agree to 3-year, $7.4M deal
The San Jose Sharks have agreed to a three-year contract with restricted free agent forward Tommy Wingels.

Fisher (Achilles) likely to miss start of season
Nashville Predators forward Mike Fisher has a ruptured Achilles tendon that likely will cause him to miss at least the start of the upcoming season.

Subban among 20 who file for salary arbitration
Former Norris Trophy winner P.K. Subban and New York Rangers' Chris Kreider are among the noteworthy players who filed for salary arbitration on Saturday.

Jackets retain Savard, sign Penguins' Gibbons
The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed defenseman David Savard to a two-year contract a day after adding free-agent center Brian Gibbons.

Report: Gretzky group eyes team for Seattle
Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky is among a group of investors hoping to bring an NHL team to Seattle, the New York Post reported Saturday.

Senators agree to 2-year deal with Legwand
The Ottawa Senators signed veteran center David Legwand to a $6 million, two-year contract on Friday.

Canucks re-sign Kassian, Weber, Cannata
The Vancouver Canucks have re-signed forward Zack Kassian and defenseman Yannick Weber on Friday.

Canes bringing back Gleason on 1-year deal
The Carolina Hurricanes are bringing back Tim Gleason.

Leafs sign Santorelli, Kontiola to 1-year deals
The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed forwards Mike Santorelli and Petri Kontiola to one-year contracts on Thursday.

Regier back in NHL, this time with Coyotes
Former Sabres general manager Darcy Regier is back in the NHL after getting the axe from Buffalo last season.

Preds sign center O. Jokinen to 1-year deal
The Nashville Predators have signed center Olli Jokinen to a one-year deal worth $2.5 million, the team announced on Wednesday.

Islanders sign Kulemin, Grabovski to deals
The New York Islanders, shut out of any significant additions on Day 1 of the NHL's free-agency period, hit pay dirt Wednesday afternoon by signing a pair of forwards, Nikolai Kulemin and Mikhail Grabovski, to four-year deals.

Canucks sign forward Vrbata to 2-year deal
The Vancouver Canucks announced that they have agreed to terms on a deal with free agent forward Radim Vrbata.

Penguins sign F Downie to one-year deal
The Pittsburgh Penguins signed free-agent forward Steve Downie to a one-year, $1 million deal Wednesday, a day after signing four players.

Canucks land goalie Miller on three-year deal
The Vancouver Canucks have signed goalie Ryan Miller to a three-year contract worth $6 million per season, a league source confirmed to's Pierre LeBrun.

Blues sign Stastny to $28M free-agent deal
The St. Louis Blues have signed longtime Colorado Avalanche center Paul Stastny, the top free agent on the market at his position, to a four-year deal worth $28 million.

Stars bring on Spezza in 5-player trade
The Ottawa Senators have traded center Jason Spezza and prospect Ludvig Karlsson to the Dallas Stars for forward Alex Chiasson, prospects Nicholas Paul and Alex Guptil and a second-round draft pick in 2015, a source told

Iginla headed back to West, joins Avalanche
Veteran forward Jarome Iginla has signed with the Colorado Avalanche.

McClement inks 1 year, $1M deal with Canes
The Carolina Hurricanes announced that they have signed center Jay McClement to a one-year, $1 million deal.

Stars re-sign veteran C Fiddler for two years
The Dallas Stars re-signed center Vernon Fiddler to a two-year contract Wednesday.

Blackhawks ink former Rangers C Richards
Veteran center Brad Richards has signed with the Chicago Blackhawks after being bought out by the New York Rangers last week. The one-year deal is worth $2 million, according to a source.

Vanek agrees to 3-year contract to join Wild
The Minnesota Wild have signed forward Thomas Vanek to a 3-year deal worth, $6.5 million per season an NHL source confirmed with ESPN The Magazine. The deal also includes a no-trade clause, according to's Pierre LeBrun.

Caps sign former Penguins Niskanen, Orpik
The Washington Capitals have revamped their defense, spending big on former Penguins defensemen Matt Niskanen and Brooks Orpik.

Source: Moulson, Sabres reach 5-year deal
Matt Moulson has landed back in Buffalo, inking a five-year-deal worth $25 million with the Sabres, a source confirmed to The deal also includes a no-trade clause.

Rangers add Chris Bourque, son of HOFer
The New York Rangers have agreed to a contract with forward Chris Bourque, son of Hockey Hall of Famer Ray Bourque.

Florida flurry nabs Jokinen, Bolland, Thornton
The Florida Panthers agreed to terms with centers Dave Bolland and Jussi Jokinen, plus goaltender Al Montoya shortly after hockey's free agent period started Tuesday.

Rangers sign veteran Boyle to 2-year deal
The New York Rangers have landed veteran defenseman Dan Boyle, signing him to a two-year, $9 million deal, a source confirmed to on Tuesday.

Devils reach deals with Cammalleri, Havlat
The New Jersey Devils have signed free agent center Mike Cammalleri, the team announced.

Leafs add Robidas to defense on 3-year deal
Veteran defenseman Stephane Robidas has signed a three-year deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Jets sign Perreault to 3-year deal worth $9M
The Winnipeg Jets have signed forward Mathieu Perreault to a three-year, $9 million contract.

Penguins sign Ehrhoff for 1 year, $4M
The Pittsburgh Penguins kicked off the free agent-signing flurry Tuesday by signing defenseman Christian Ehrhoff to a one-year deal.

Flyers re-sign backup G Emery to 1-year deal
The Philadelphia Flyers have re-signed backup goaltender Ray Emery with a one-year contract.

Ducks sign veteran goaltender LaBarbera
The Anaheim Ducks have signed veteran goalie Jason LaBarbera to a one-year, $750,000 contract.

Devils bring back linemates Bernier, Gionta
The New Jersey Devils have re-signed two of their own free agents, fourth-line linemates Steve Bernier and Stephen Gionta.

Canes sign Fs Malone, Tlusty, hire Waddell
The Carolina Hurricanes opened the NHL's free-agent period Tuesday by adding one forward, keeping another one and bringing on an upper-level executive.

Canadiens trade Gorges to Sabres for pick
The Montreal Canadiens traded Josh Gorges to the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for a second-round pick in 2016.

Oilers strike early, sign LW Pouliot, D Fayne
The Edmonton Oilers went to work early as Tuesday free agency period opened, signing both winger Benoit Pouliot to a five-year deal and Mark Fayne to a four-year deal in the first hour of the market opening.

Avalanche add to blue line, trade for Stuart
The Colorado Avalanche acquired defenseman Brad Stuart from the San Jose Sharks for a second-round pick in 2016 and a sixth-rounder in 2017.

Sens keep Michalek with 3-year, $12M deal
The Ottawa Senators have kept Milan Michalek off the market.

Blackhawks re-sign Regin to 1-year contract
The Chicago Blackhawks have re-signed forward Peter Regin to a one-year contract, according to his agent on Tuesday.

Stralman heads to Lightning on 5-year deal
A week after finding a way to keep Ryan Callahan in Tampa Bay, the Lightning have landed two of his former teammates to help him.

Flames reach three-year deal with Raymond
The Calgary Flames have signed forward Mason Raymond to a three-year deal.

Habs' Briere dealt to Avs for Parenteau, pick
The Montreal Canadiens traded veteran center Daniel Briere to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for winger P.A. Parenteau and a fifth-round pick in the 2015 NHL draft, the Habs announced on Monday.

Wings sign Sheahan to $1.9M, 2-year deal
The Detroit Red Wings have signed forward Riley Sheahan to a $1.9 million, two-year contract.

Islanders sign goalie Johnson to 2-year deal
The New York Islanders found their backup goaltender, inking Chad Johnson to a two-year deal worth $2.6 million, a source told's Pierre LeBrun.