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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – There’s nothing fancy about the way Matt Greene plays hockey, and that’s why the veteran defenceman fits perfectly with the Los Angeles Kings. Greene’s return to the Kings’ lineup has coincided with a return to form by th…

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The Phoenix Coyotes on Friday announced general manager Don Maloney signed a long-term contract extension to remain with the franchise. “We are very pleased that Don has agreed to sign a long-term contract extension with the Coyotes,” NHL Depu…

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Nashville Predators have signed defenceman Mikko Vainonen (vigh-NOH-nehn) to a three-year, entry-level contract. The Predators announced the deal Friday. Vainonen, 19, spent his first season with the Kingston Fronten…

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed goaltender Curtis McElhinney and defenceman Ilari Melart to one-year contracts. McElhinney, who turned 30 on Thursday, has appeared in 69 career NHL games with the Calgary Flames, Anaheim…

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SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San Jose Sharks are glad to be returning home. Sharks coach Todd McLellan anticipates a few minor adjustments and no big personnel changes as San Jose looks to rebound from Thursday night’s 3-0 loss at the Los Angeles K…

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PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Pittsburgh Penguins defeat Ottawa 6-2 to eliminate the Senators from the NHL’s Eastern Conference semifinals in five games. More to come.

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The Los Angeles Kings haven’t lost a home game in two months, and the San Jose Sharks gave nothing close to the effort necessary to snap the champions’ streak in Game 5. Add in another flawless performance by Jonathan Qu…

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The 2013 NHL Awards winners will be revealed in two live television specials during the Stanley Cup Final. At 7 p.m. on the day of Game 2 of the Final, the winners of the Hart, Calder, Norris and Vezina trophies, along with the Ted Lindsay Awar…

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The Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday signed goaltender Curtis McElhinney to a one-year contract. Terms of the deal were not released, but the Columbus Dispatch reported it was a one-way NHL deal that will pay him $600,000. McElhinney, who turned…

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CHICAGO – Don’t expect any major changes when the Chicago Blackhawks take on the Detroit Red Wings in Game 5 of their second-round playoff series on Saturday night. The Blackhawks are down 3-1, but think they just need one timely goal to rega…

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