CRANBERRY, Pa. — Zachary Lauzon once considered giving up his NHL dream. After being selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second round (No. 51) of the 2017 NHL Draft, the 20-year-old defenseman prospect struggled to stay healthy following post-concussion symptoms. He considered attending a university, searching for a direction to steer his life. Lauzon
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TAMPA, FLA.—Goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy has signed an eight-year, $76 million (U.S.) contract extension with the Tampa Bay Lightning. The team announced the deal — worth an average of $9.5 million per season — with the Vezina Trophy winner on Monday. Lightning vice-president and general manager Julien BriseBois says the 25-year-old has “shown unmatched work ethic
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In today’s Rumor Rundown we look at a couple players who are starting to make more noise as the NHL Trade Deadline approaches. Will Erik Karlsson really be traded before Monday? Or, are the Senators thinking more long-term? Also, why was Tomas Plekanec kept out of the lineup on Saturday for the Montreal Canadiens? Is
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The Ontario Reign have signed defenseman Ryan Stanton to an AHL contract for the 2019-20 season. Stanton skated in 65 regular-season games with the AHL’s Bakersfield Condors last season, recording five goals and 15 assists for 20 points. His five goals and plus-20 rating were both career highs. Stanton also notched two goals and an
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It finally happened. After what has seemed like months of speculation regarding a potential trade between the Arizona Coyotes and Pittsburgh Penguins, with Phil Kessel being the centerpiece of the deal, the swap finally happened late on Saturday afternoon, with the news breaking at around 4:30 P.M. local time in the Valley of the Sun.
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Over the past four seasons, centre Derick Brassard has become one of the NHL’s most bounced-around players in recent history. Having played with five different teams over the span of four seasons (the New York Rangers, Ottawa Senators, Pittsburgh Penguins, Florida Panthers, and Colorado Avalanche), Brassard has become an NHL journeyman and currently finds himself
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Jul 23, 2019 The Nashville Predators have signed forward Colton Sissons to a seven-year, $20 million contract that runs through the 2025-26 season. Sissons, 25, scored 15 goals and had 30 points — both career highs — in 75 games with the Predators this past season. “Colton will be an important part of our team
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