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NEWARK, N.J. — The New Jersey Devils added experience to their defense, signing Russian Dmitry Kulikov to a one-year, $1.15 million contract. Devils general manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the deal Thursday. “Kulikov is an experienced, physical left-shot defenseman who skates well,” Fitzgerald said. “His ability to play both the right and left side brings value
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The NHL has postponed the 2021 Winter Classic and All-Star Game “due to the ongoing uncertainty resulting from the coronavirus,” the league announced in a statement on Thursday. The Winter Classic was scheduled to be played at Target Field in Minneapolis on New Year’s Day, featuring the Minnesota Wild and St. Louis Blues. The Florida
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After a scoring a career-high 43 points last season, forward Connor Brown has signed a three-year contract with the Ottawa Senators for an average annual value of $3.6 million per season. “We’re very happy to have Connor back under contract,” Senators general manager Pierre Dorion said in a statement. “He brings a veteran presence to
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ARLINGTON, Va. — Kevin McCarthy joined Peter Laviolette’s Washington Capitals coaching staff Wednesday, and the team re-signed one of the defensemen he’ll be working with. Jonas Siegenthaler signed a one-year contract worth $800,000, a deal that should finalize Washington’s blue line. McCarthy will be in charge of defensemen under Laviolette, who is keeping the other
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The Seattle Kraken have made their first wave of hockey operations hires, including Gary Roberts as a sports science and performance consultant. Roberts, who played in 21 NHL seasons, has become a well-known trainer since retiring. Roberts works with several high-profile players in the offseason, including Connor McDavid and Steven Stamkos. McDavid and Roberts even
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After one of the most challenging postseasons in NHL history, teams and players had to navigate an equally challenging start to the offseason. The salary cap remained flat at $81.5 million, per the new collective bargaining agreement, which forced teams to scuttle plans and trade high-priced talent to open up space. The economic impact of
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Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman believes his team has “a ways to go” before it can sustainably win again — and he’s not afraid to use the word “rebuild.” “But what I don’t want it to mean is we’re trying to tear this team apart and trying to bring in a whole new group
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Retro gaming fans, rejoice: It’s 2020, and NHL ’94 is back. Electronic Arts announced in early October that the beloved game that often finds itself in the “Mount Rushmore of sports video games” conversation is officially getting the remaster treatment. Entitled NHL ’94 Rewind, the game will feature updated teams and rosters to reflect the
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