Month: July 2019

4:57 PM ET Associated Press PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins and forward Zach Aston-Reese avoided arbitration on Monday, agreeing to a two-year deal that runs through the 2020-21 season. The deal is worth $1 million annually. The two sides came together minutes before heading to arbitration. “We were actually setting up for the meeting and
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The Florida Panthers have agreed to terms with goaltender Sam Montembeault on a one-year, two-way contract. Montembeault, 22, made his NHL debut with the Panthers in 2018-19, owning a 4-3-2 record, a 3.05 goals-against average and an .894 save percentage in 11 appearances. In 39 AHL games with the Springfield Thunderbirds, Montembeault was 13-16-8 (3.24,
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Every team has at least one player or manager who will go down in history as ‘most hated,’ but what happens if a franchise has five? If you dig deep enough, you could fill a book with players that you personally disliked, but there are some who are widely remembered for the wrong reasons. Whether
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5:09 PM ET Associated Press CALGARY, Alberta — The Calgary Flames have a tentative agreement for a new arena to replace the Saddledome. The city, NHL team and the Calgary Stampede have agreed in principle to terms. The Stampede, a rodeo exhibition, owns the land. The deal was to be presented to the City Council
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The Colorado Eagles have signed forward Erik Condra to an AHL contract for the 2019-20 season. The 32-year-old Condra set career highs in 2018-19 with 20 goals, 34 assists and 54 points while appearing in 71 games with the AHL’s Texas Stars. Condra also skated in six games with the NHL’s Dallas Stars, scoring one
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7:39 PM ET The St. Louis Blues have re-signed forward Oskar Sundqvist to a four-year, $11 million contract extension, the team said Sunday. Sundqvist, 25, appeared in 75 regular-season games with the Blues in 2018-19, scoring 14 goals with 17 assists and logging 22 penalty minutes. The forward had four goals and five assists in
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WINNIPEG — Defenceman Neal Pionk has signed a two-year, US$6-million contract with the Winnipeg Jets. The Jets announced the signing of the restricted free agent on Sunday. The deal carries an average annual value of $3 million. Winnipeg acquired Pionk and the 20th overall pick in the 2019 draft for defenceman Jacob Trouba on June 17. Former Ranger Neal
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