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The New York Rangers have agreed to terms with right wing Lee Stempniak, the team announced Saturday. Financial terms were not disclosed, but multiple media outlets are reporting it’s a one-year contract worth $900,000. Stempniak, 31, played 73… Powered by WPeMatico

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NEW YORK, N.Y. – The New York Rangers signed free agent forward Lee Stempniak on Saturday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Stempniak played in 73 games with the Calgary Flames and Pittsburgh Penguins last season, registering 12 goals… Powered by WPeMatico

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Free agent defenseman Michael Del Zotto is looking for a job, not only to continue his NHL career. “I’m just waiting for the right opportunity to prove myself again, and prove everyone who’s doubted me wrong,” the 24-year-old told Sportsnet on … Powered by WPeMatico

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Restricted free agent defenseman Dmitry Kulikov signed a three-year contract with the Florida Panthers on Friday. Financial terms were not released, but TSN reported the total value to be $13 million. “He has so much ability and this is a fair … Powered by WPeMatico

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MONTREAL – Patrice Brisebois is leaving the Montreal Canadiens for personal reasons, a source tells The Canadian Press. Brisebois, who has served as director of player development for the past two years, told general manager Marc Bergevin of … Powered by WPeMatico

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NEW YORK, N.Y. – The New York Rangers have agreed to terms with free agent forward Matthew Lombardi, a veteran NHL player who spent last season in Switzerland. The 32-year-old Lombardi, who joined New York on Wednesday, had 20 goals and 30 as… Powered by WPeMatico

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Rocky Thompson has been hired by the Edmonton Oilers as an assistant coach on Dallas Eakins’ staff. Thompson, 36, had been an assistant coach for the past four seasons with the Oilers’ American Hockey League team, the Oklahoma City Barons. He s… Powered by WPeMatico

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UNIONDALE, N.Y. – The New York Islanders agreed to terms with centre Casey Cizikas and defenceman Calvin de Haan on Tuesday. Cizikas, 23, got a two-year contract. He scored six goals and 10 assists last season, his second full year with the c… Powered by WPeMatico

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EDMONTON – The Edmonton Oilers agreed to terms on one-year contracts with forwards Tyler Pitlick and Curtis Hamilton on Tuesday. Pitlick, 22, played in 10 games with the Oilers last season, registering his first career NHL goal on Oct. 26th a… Powered by WPeMatico

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DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings have hired Tony Granato as an assistant coach. Granato was an assistant for the Pittsburgh Penguins for the last five seasons, and he was also part of Team USA’s staff at the 2014 Olympics. Granato also has bee… Powered by WPeMatico

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