Month: August 2021

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Alex Carpenter and Abbey Murphy scored in the second period, and the United States beat Finland 3-0 on Monday to advance to the final of the women’s world hockey championship. The five-time defending champion United States will play in its 20th gold-medal game on Tuesday against the winner of the other
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After a mostly tame offseason, many questions still surround the future of the Dallas Stars. The Stars didn’t live up to the expectations last year, but making the playoffs in the upcoming season will reestablish them as a Cup contender. While we assume that core players like Tyler Seguin will be back to full health
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11:21 AM ET The Chicago Blackhawks and defenseman Connor Murphy have agreed on a four-year extension that carries an annual average value of $4.4 million. Murphy, 28, has become the de facto No. 1 defenseman on a Blackhawks team that has not been strong defensively in recent seasons. But Murphy has been a responsible and
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The Syracuse Crunch have announced that they will require all their employees, game-night staff and fans ages 12 and up to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to enter the Upstate Medical University Arena during the 2021-22 season. “After extensive discussions with Onondaga County, medical professionals at Upstate University Hospital and our partners at the
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The Quebec Nordiques almost didn’t exist. And depending on who you ask, maybe they shouldn’t have existed at all. In fact, their story begins on the other side of the continent, under the considerably warmer skies of San Francisco, California. The Nordiques (roughly translated as the “Northerners” or “Northmen”) were originally called the San Francisco Sea
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– latest update: Aug. 2021 With over 100 years of history, it should come as no surprise that the NHL has seen its share of sibling rivalries. In some cases, those from the same bloodline have even played alongside one another. While there are a plethora of family connections throughout every era of the league,
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5:49 PM ET ESPN News Services NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Nashville Predators have signed forward Eeli Tolvanen to a three-year, $4.35 million deal. General manager David Poile announced the deal Monday. Tolvanen, 22, just finished his first full NHL season. He scored 22 points in 40 games, and his 11 goals ranked fourth on the
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When the Flyers signed veteran defenseman Keith Yandle last month, it seemingly pushed Cam York down the depth chart and made it likely the rookie will begin the season with the AHL’s Lehigh Valley Phantoms. York, 20, whom the Flyers picked 14th in the 2019 draft, said he didn’t take the Yandle signing personally when
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Revenge seems a pretty ridiculous basis upon which to make a major, expensive hockey decision. Then again, it’s hockey, right? A sport where, in 2021, many still believe a player who injures an opponent, either intentionally or accidentally, must “answer the bell” as soon as possible through the archaic practice of bare-knuckle fighting. We saw
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11:26 AM ET Forward Andrei Svechnikov has agreed to an eight-year, $62 million deal with the Carolina Hurricanes, it was announced Thursday. The 21-year-old Svechnikov had 15 goals and 27 assists in 55 games last season — his third with the team. The deal has an average annual value of $7.75 million. “Andrei is one
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