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CHICAGO – Alex Ovechkin is ready to be turned loose again. The Washington Capitals star was wearing a wide grin Tuesday after learning that the team’s new head coach, Adam Oates, has a track record of encouraging offensive play. That’s a dist…

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Joe Sakic was only four when his father took him to a hockey game and his life-long love affair with the sport began. The stylish centre who spent his entire 20-year NHL career with a Quebec Nordiques-Colorado Avalanche franchise parlayed tha…

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MONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens signed checking forward Ryan White to a one-year, US$687,500 contract Tuesday. The 24-year-old White, who earned $625,000 last season, was limited to three assists in 20 games last year with Montreal after su…

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Joe Sakic vividly remembers attending his first NHL game at Pacific Coliseum and seeing the Vancouver Canucks play host to the Atlanta Flames. He was with his dad. He was four years old. The score and the date are all long forgotten, but the me…

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – The San Jose Sharks have re-signed defenseman Justin Braun and forwards Tommy Wingels and Andrew Desjardins. General manager Doug Wilson announced the deals Tuesday to lock up Braun for three years, Wingels for two and…

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SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San Jose Sharks have re-signed defenceman Justin Braun and forwards Tommy Wingels and Andrew Desjardins. General manager Doug Wilson announced the deals Tuesday to lock up Braun for three years, Wingels for two and Desj…

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It appears as though the Edmonton Oilers won’t be going outside the organization for a new head coach. Terry Jones of the Edmonton Sun reported Tuesday that Ralph Krueger, who joined the club as an associate coach last summer, has been promoted…

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CHICAGO — The National Hockey League Players’ Association continued to discuss details and strategy for pending labor negotiations during its second day of its annual executive board meetings Tuesday at the Peninsula Hotel. After the first ni…

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Scott Arniel is back in familiar territory. The former Columbus Blue Jackets coach was hired Tuesday as coach of the Chicago Wolves, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks. Prior to taking the Blue Jackets job prior to…

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LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Los Angeles Kings have finalized contracts with forwards Jarret Stoll and Colin Fraser. The Stanley Cup champions announced the deals on Monday. The Kings confirmed tentative agreements on both contracts last Friday. …

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