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The Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday signed coach Todd Richards to a one-year contract extension, which runs through the 2014-15 season. “We believe Todd is one of the top young coaches in our game and he has had a steadying influence on our tea…

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The New York Rangers announced Friday that center Brad Richards would remain with the team for the 2013-14 season. There had been speculation the club would use its second and final compliance buyout to terminate the final seven seasons of Rich…

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CHICAGO — Once again, the sun beat down on a sweltering day in late June as thousands lined a parade route that stretched from United Center on the west side all the way to Grant Park near Lake Michigan. Once again, three years after flooding …

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The Colorado Avalanche acquired forward Alex Tanguay, a member of their 2001 Stanley Cup-winning team, along with defenseman Cory Sarich, from the Calgary Flames on Thursday in a four-player trade. The Avalanche sent forward David Jones and def…

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NEW YORK, N.Y. – Joe Sakic has given Nathan MacKinnon another endorsement to be the first pick in the NHL draft, though the Colorado Avalanche are still listening to trade offers. Speaking after the board of governors meeting, Colorado’s exec…

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CALGARY – The Calgary Flames have sent left-wing Alex Tanguay and defenceman Cory Sarich to Colorado in exchange for right-wing David Jones and defenceman Shane O’Brien. The 33-year-old Tanguay returns to the team that drafted him 12th overal…

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The Pittsburgh Penguins reportedly have offered Norris Trophy finalist Kris Letang an eight-year contract worth $54 million and hope to get a response by the weekend. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review cites unidentified sources as saying the Pengui…

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Defenseman Mike Weber, who was set to become a restricted free agent next week, signed a multi-year contract to stay with the Buffalo Sabres. Weber, who’s coming off a two-year deal that averaged $950,000 per season, will make $1.5 million in e…

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BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed defenceman Mike Weber to a three-year, $5 million contract. A person familiar with the contract revealed the terms of the deal. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Sabre…

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NEW YORK, N.Y. – NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the future of the Phoenix Coyotes is up to the Glendale City Council and out of the league’s immediate control. The board of governors discussed the Coyotes’ situation at Thursday’s meeting,…

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