Panthers expect to hear Roberto Luongo’s plans soon
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers expect to hear soon what veteran goaltender Roberto Luongo's plans are regarding next season and beyond.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nikita Kucherov gratefully accepted the Hart Trophy and the Ted Lindsay Award on Wednesday night in recognition of his spectacular 128-point regular season in Tampa Bay.
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. IRAN SHOOTS DOWN US DRONE AMID SPIRALING TENSIONS
Researchers say a survey of players in the Australian Ice Hockey League shows homophobic language is often used but that an even higher percentage of competitors would make a gay player feel...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the NHL Awards show (all times local):
Nikita Kucherov of the Tampa Bay Lightning has won the Hart Trophy as the NHL's most valuable...
Kevin Hayes watched with significant interest as the Philadelphia Flyers made moves to get better right away.
Then he signed on the dotted line for the long term to add to those...
Matt Niskanen wasn't totally shocked when the Washington Capitals traded him to Philadelphia last week.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Meruelo was approved as the new majority owner of the Arizona Coyotes during the NHL's Board of Governors meeting on Wednesday.
EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders have hired Jim Hiller as an assistant coach.
The Islanders announced the addition to Barry Trotz's staff Wednesday.
The Buffalo Sabres have issued qualifying offers to their most high-profile restricted free agents, including forwards Zemgus Girgensons and Johan Larsson, a person with direct knowledge of the...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A group led by St. Louis Blues chairman Tom Stillman now owns 100 percent of the reigning Stanley Cup champions.
Stillman on Wednesday announced the purchase of remaining...
The Anaheim Ducks have bought out the contract of former NHL MVP Corey Perry after 14 seasons with the franchise.
The Ducks announced the move Wednesday, with general manager Bob Murray...
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Trent Yawney has joined Todd McLellan's staff as an assistant coach with the Los Angeles Kings.
Erik Karlsson had no wanderlust to test the free agent market before re-signing in San Jose.
"I never thought outside that box," Karlsson said. "I'm happy that it didn't get to...
Final 2 competitive games help NBA Finals in ratings
NEW YORK (AP) — The two top winter sports crowned their champions as summer neared, separated by exactly 10 million viewers.
The sixth game of the NBA Finals, where the Toronto Raptors...
Nielsen’s top programs for June 10-16
NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for June 10-16. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.
1. NBA Finals: Toronto at Golden State, Game 6, ABC,...
Flyers acquire Braun from Sharks for draft picks
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers continued to shore up their defense by acquiring veteran Justin Braun from the San Jose Sharks for two draft picks.
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have hired Rob Scuderi, Sebastien Bordeleau and Dave Rook as development coaches to help polish their prospects for the NHL.
Jacob Trouba's decision against signing a long-term deal with the Winnipeg Jets was well-documented. Less so was his primary reason why.
Trouba revealed that his fiancee's aspirations to...
Lightning re-sign Coburn to $3.4M, 2-year deal
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed defenseman Braydon Coburn to a $3.4 million, two-year deal.
Coburn will count $1.7 million against the salary cap in each of the...
The New York Rangers sped up their rebuilding effort Monday by acquiring offensive-minded defenseman Jacob Trouba from the Winnipeg Jets.
New York sent young defenseman Neal Pionk and the...
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Dallas Eakins spent the past four years developing the Anaheim Ducks' top prospects in San Diego and preparing himself for another NHL coaching opportunity.
Wolf center names pup in honor of Blues’ victory
EUREKA, Mo. (AP) — An endangered wolf pup born at a preservation center near St. Louis has been named in honor of the St. Louis Blues' Stanley Cup victory.
Sharks sign D Erik Karlsson to $92M, 8-year deal
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks took a risk when they traded for elite defenseman Erik Karlsson knowing he had only one year left on his contract. They sat patiently as he learned...
Capitals re-sign Carl Hagelin to $11M, 4-year deal
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The Washington Capitals have signed winger Carl Hagelin to an $11 million, four-year deal.
Hagelin counts $2.75 million against the salary cap through the 2022-23...
Jonathan Toews says he just wants his contract to be worth what it says on paper.
Right now, it's not that simple.
Under terms of the collective bargaining agreement, NHL owners and...
Blackhawks acquire D Maatta in trade with Penguins
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired defenseman Olli Maatta in a trade with the Pittsburgh Penguins for forward Dominik Kahun and a fifth-round pick in this year's draft.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — After a half-century of disappointment, even Mother Nature didn't dare spoil the celebration of St. Louis' first-ever Stanley Cup championship.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the Stanley Cup celebration in St. Louis (all times local):
St. Louis Blues players have taken turns hoisting the Stanley Cup to the cheers of...
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings have bought out the final two years of defenseman Dion Phaneuf's contract.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have acquired goaltender Connor Ingram from the Tampa Bay Lightning for their seventh-round pick in the 2021 NHL draft.
Patrick Maroon lifting the Stanley Cup above his head in a St. Louis Blues uniform fulfilled a lifelong dream.
The moment didn't compare to holding the Cup just low enough for his son to...
PHOENIX (AP) — The operators of Phoenix-area charter schools have agreed to pay $180,000 to the state after an investigation found more than $300,000 in questionable spending.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara said he broke his jaw in multiple places and played the last three games of the Stanley Cup Final with "two plates, some wires and screws" holding...
Coyotes sign Lyubushkin to 1-year deal
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have signed defenseman Ilya Lyubushkin to a one-year contract.
Jordan Eberle calling free agency a "last resort" must be music to the ears of the New York Islanders and their fans after what happened a year ago.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Organizers of the celebration to honor the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues expect a massive crowd, and security will be tight.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Newly hired Buffalo Sabres coach Ralph Krueger has begun filling out his staff by hiring Don Granato and Mike Bales, who will take over as the goalie coach.
The Flyers acquired Matt Niskanen from the Capitals for Radko Gudas on Friday in a one-for-one swap of defensemen that upgrades Philadelphia's blue line offense and gives Washington much needed...
BOSTON (AP) — There won't be a third championship parade through the Back Bay, and it seems so long ago that people in the city were dreaming of a Boston Slam.
Jay Bouwmeester had to turn on the TV to see playoff hockey for almost a decade after he made it to the NHL.
A third overall pick with lofty expectations, Bouwmeester didn't get to play...
Heartache turns to triumph for St. Louis sports fans
ST. LOUIS (AP) — At age 100, Marge Kirchhoefer is among the oldest St. Louis Blues fans and now that they are Stanley Cup champions, she knows exactly how she will celebrate.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A parade 52 years in the making will finally happen Saturday in St. Louis, when the city celebrates the Blues' first-ever Stanley Cup championship.
TOKYO (AP) — I can't imagine there were many St. Louis Blues fans farther from their hometown than I was when the team finally won its first Stanley Cup. If not, my kicker is that I actually...
Jordan Binnington's storybook ride from fourth stringer to Stanley Cup-winning goaltender was fueled by a few free meals.
The best came last weekend at Brio Tuscan Grille, one of his...
BOSTON (AP) — Blues goalie Jordan Binnington was waiting patiently, as NHL rookies learn to do, while the Stanley Cup was passed from teammate to teammate across the recently conquered ice of the...
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins will look back on a miserable three minutes all summer.
The Bruins had it all lined up: a raucous home crowd as they hosted the first Game 7 of a Stanley Cup...