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Erik Karlsson wanted some time and space. When the San Jose Sharks acquired the Norris Trophy-winning defenseman in a trade last September, he and his wife told them up front they wouldn’t sign a long-term contract until they played a season to see if it was a fit. They gave general manager Doug Wilson their …

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ST. LOUIS – Not to be outdone by teammate Robert Thomas, who had wrist surgery this week, St. Louis Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko also has gone under the knife, having successful arthroscopic surgery on his left knee, the team announced Tuesday. Tarasenko will be re-evaluated in four weeks. Tarasenko, 27, compiled 68 points (33 goals, 35 …

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed 2019 first-round draft pick Nolan Foote to a three-year entry level contract. The Lightning took the 18-year old forward from Kelowna of the Western Hockey League 27th overall. He is the younger brother of the Lightning’s 2017 first-round pick Cal Foote and the son of …

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Devils introduced No. 1 overall pick Jack Hughes to New Jersey on Tuesday — even though he is already sharing the spotlight. The Devils have given notice they might be re-emerging as a contender with an encouraging draft and the stunning acquisition of six-time All-Star defenseman P.K. Subban. It has …

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Hayley Wickenheiser was a lock to make the Hockey Hall of Fame in her first year of eligibility and is the headliner of the induction class of 2019. The Canadian hockey star was announced as part of the six-member class Tuesday that includes former NHL players Sergei Zubov and Guy Carbonneau, Czech hockey star Vaclav …

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Blues signed coach Craig Berube to a three-year contract extension Tuesday after he led St. Louis to its first Stanley Cup championship in his first season in charge. The Blues were in last place at the start of the year, but Berube led them on an 11-game win streak in …

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ST. LOUIS – In a move surprising absolutely no one, the St. Louis Blues officially removed the interim tag from Craig Berube’s title Tuesday. The Blues announced Tuesday that Berube, who led the Blues to their first Stanley Cup championship after replacing head coach Mike Yeo on an interim basis, has signed a three-year contract with the …

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GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Arizona Coyotes President of Hockey Operations and General Manager John Chayka announced today that the Coyotes have acquired center Carl Soderberg from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for defenseman Kevin Connauton and a 2020 third round draft choice. “Carl is a versatile, 200-foot player who has a history of being productive and …

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TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning announced their 82-game regular season schedule for the 2019-20 season, presented by AdventHealth, today. The Lightning’s season opener will take place on Thursday, October 3 as the Bolts host the Florida Panthers at AMALIE Arena. Tampa Bay will play six of its first seven games on the road, …

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SUNRISE, Fla. – The Florida Panthers, in conjunction with the National Hockey League, today have announced their schedule for the 2019-20 regular season. The Panthers open the season with two games against their intra-state rivals, the Tampa Bay Lightning, with their season opening contest on Thursday, Oct. 3 at Amalie Arena, before hosting the Lightning …

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