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6:13 PM ET Former Boston University hockey player Travis Roy, who was paralyzed after an injury in 1995 and became a philanthropist for spinal cord injury treatment, has died at 45. A family spokesperson told WCVB in Boston that Roy died in Vermont due to complications from a procedure he needed to maintain his quality
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3:40 PM ET The Arizona Coyotes are renouncing the rights to draft pick Mitchell Miller after his history of assault and racism as a juvenile were spotlighted in a newspaper investigation. Miller, an 18-year-old defenseman committed to play at the University of North Dakota next season, was selected in the fourth round of the 2020
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4:43 PM ET ESPN News Services The American Hockey League moved its projected start of next season back to Feb. 5 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, president and CEO Scott Howson announced Wednesday. The AHL’s board of governors finalized that projected start date during a brief conference call. The AHL is the top minor league
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8:44 PM ET Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes have signed defenseman Haydn Fleury to a two-year contract. The team announced the deal Tuesday night, saying the restricted free agent’s deal had an average annual value of $1.3 million. In a statement, team president and general manager Don Waddell said Fleury made “a
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7:51 PM ET ESPN News Services DETROIT — An arbitrator has awarded Detroit Red Wings forward Tyler Bertuzzi a $3.5 million, one-year contract. The ruling was issued Tuesday, two days after the case was heard. The 25-year-old Bertuzzi has scored 21 goals in consecutive seasons. He was an All-Star during the pandemic-shortened 2019-20 season and
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7:00 AM ET Ryan Crelin rides the roller coaster of COVID-19 every day. “Things are getting better. Things are getting worse. There’s a second wave coming. There’s not a second wave coming,” said Crelin, the commissioner of the ECHL, a professional minor hockey league based in the United States. “I mean, facts are at a
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6:09 PM ET Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Trevor Daley‘s steadying presence on the blue line helped the Pittsburgh Penguins win consecutive Stanley Cups in 2016 and 2017. The team hopes Daley can make the same impact in a different capacity as a hockey operations adviser. The 37-year-old Daley announced his retirement after 16 seasons on
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9:46 AM ET The Buffalo Sabres have signed restricted free agent Sam Reinhart to a one-year, $5.2 million contract, the team announced Sunday. Reinhart, 24, had 22 goals and 28 assists — his third straight 50-point season — in 2019-20, playing in every Sabres game for the third straight year. The agreement allowed the sides
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12:38 PM ET Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. — Lindy Ruff completed his New Jersey Devils staff, hiring Chris Taylor as an assistant coach and Dave Rogalski as the goaltending coach. General manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the moves Friday. Ruff previously retained Alain Nasreddine and hired Mark Recchi. Taylor started his professional coaching career with Rochester
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5:56 PM ET Associated Press 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
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3:58 PM ET 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
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2:12 PM ET The American Hockey League’s target start date for the 2020-21 season is Dec. 4, but the league is preparing to offer another plan to its Board of Governors that could push it later. “We’re getting close to Dec. 4, and there’s been minimal improvement as far as fan capacity,” AHL president Scott
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10:19 AM ET 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
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