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Former NHL goalie Ray Emery dies in drowning

Retired NHL goaltender Ray Emery, who helped the Ottawa Senators reach the final in 2007 and won the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2013, drowned in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario. He was 35. Hamilton Police said Emery was identified as the victim of a swimming accident Sunday morning. ...

/ Jul 12, 2018

Sabres add Steve Smith to coaching staff

Buffalo Sabres coach Phil Housley has hired Steve Smith to his staff, it was announced Wednesday. Smith was a three-time Stanley Cup winner in Edmonton during a 16-year career, also playing for the Blackhawks and Flames. He has nine years of experience as an NHL ...

Reirden named Caps' new coach

/ Jun 30, 2018

Reirden named Caps' new coach

The Washington Capitals announced Friday that associate coach Todd Reirden has been promoted to replace Barry Trotz as the team's head coach. It's the first head-coaching opportunity for Reirden, who was being groomed for the job under Trotz in Washington. Earlier this week, defenseman John Carlson ...

Sabres acquire Conor Sheary, Matt Hunwick from Penguins

/ Jun 28, 2018

Sabres acquire Conor Sheary, Matt Hunwick from Penguins

Sabres general manager Jason Botterill is drawing from his championship past in Pittsburgh to provide a boost in Buffalo. The Sabres improved their top-six forward ranks by acquiring Conor Sheary and defenseman Matt Hunwick in a trade with Pittsburgh on Wednesday. The Penguins obtained a ...

John Carlson signing first in stream of free agents

/ Jun 26, 2018

John Carlson signing first in stream of free agents

The first big free agent re-signing with his own team is just the beginning of what's to come around the NHL. Defenseman John Carlson signed a $64 million, eight-year deal with the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals. His agent and the representatives for other pending ...

Dahlin No. 1 pick in draft

/ Jun 23, 2018

Dahlin No. 1 pick in draft

Swedish defenseman Rasmus Dahlin went first overall to the Buffalo Sabres and Russian winger Andrei Svechnikov second to the Carolina Hurricanes in the two most predictable developments of an NHL Draft that also featured some curveballs. The Sabres taking Dahlin was automatic since they won ...

Coyotes trade Max Domi to Canadiens

/ Jun 16, 2018

Coyotes trade Max Domi to Canadiens

The Arizona Coyotes traded forward Max Domi to the Montreal Canadiens for Alex Galchenyuk on Friday night. The 23-year-old Domi was targeted to be part of a youthful new foundation for the struggling Coyotes when they selected him with the 12th overall pick in 2013. The ...