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Patrick Maroon lifting the Stanley Cup above his head in a St. Louis Blues uniform fulfilled a lifelong dream. The moment didn’t compare to holding the Cup just low enough for his son to kiss it. Maroon will be hailed as a hometown hero for signing with the Blues and helping them win their first …

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TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired the Nashville Predators’ seventh-round selection in 2021 in exchange for goaltender Connor Ingram, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today. Ingram was selected by Tampa Bay in the third round, 88th overall, at the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. Source: Fox Sports

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BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara broke his jaw in multiple places and played the last three games of the Stanley Cup Final with “two plates, some wires and screws” holding it together. Chara confirmed the extent of the injury on Friday, when the team held its wrapup media availability two days after …

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MONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced today that the team has agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way contract (2019-20) with defenseman Gustav Olofsson. The deal will pay Olofsson $700,000 at the NHL level and $235,000 in the AHL, with $300,000 in guaranteed salary. The 6-foot-3, 196-pound defenseman played two games with …

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Jordan Eberle calling free agency a “last resort” must be music to the ears of the New York Islanders and their fans after what happened a year ago. Eberle on Friday agreed to terms on a $27.5 million, five-year contract that counts $5.5 million against the salary cap. Unlike former captain John Tavares, who left …

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ST. LOUIS — Organizers of the celebration to honor the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues expect a massive crowd, and security will be tight. Hundreds of thousands of people are expected Saturday for a parade down Market Street and rally beneath the Gateway Arch to celebrate the Blues’ first-ever NHL championship. The Blues beat …

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Rick Nash’s NHL playing career began with the Columbus Blue Jackets in 2002. His front office career began Thursday, with those same Blue Jackets, who 17 years ago made him the No. 1 overall draft pick. Nash, 35, was named special assistant to general manager Jarmo Kekalainen. “Rick is the most decorated player in Blue …

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The Flyers acquired Matt Niskanen from the Capitals for Radko Gudas on Friday in a one-for-one swap of defensemen that upgrades Philadelphia’s blue line offense and gives Washington much needed salary-cap space. Niskanen provides the Flyers with an offensive-minded, right-handed shot who can also help on the power play. Philadelphia is retaining 30% of Gudas’ …

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Left to right: Coyotes forward Richard Panik, Columbus Blue Jackets center Matt Duchene, Toronto Maple Leafs forward Patrick Marleau (Getty Images) The offseason is really here. With the conclusion of the Stanley Cup on Wednesday night and the Boston Bruins falling to the St. Louis Blues in seven games, NHL play is completely finished until the 2019-20 preseason. That means it’s the …

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BOSTON (AP) — There won’t be a third championship parade through the Back Bay, and it seems so long ago that people in the city were dreaming of a Boston Slam. After back-to-back wins by the Red Sox and the Patriots, the never-satisfied fans in this town coveted a chance to sweep the major sports …

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