Month: June 2019

GLENDALE, ARIZ.—The Pittsburgh Penguins traded high-scoring winger Phil Kessel to the Arizona Coyotes for centre Alex Galchenyuk on Saturday night. Minor league defenceman Pierre-Oliver Joseph also will go to Pittsburgh. The Coyotes get minor-league defenceman Dane Birks and a 2021 fourth-round draft pick. The 31-year-old Kessel had 27 goals and 55 assists with the Penguins
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According to multiple reports, the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators have a deal in place to swap blueliners Nikita Zaitsev and Cody Ceci. The tentative deal is not expected to be announced before July 1, when Toronto pays out Zaitsev’s $3 million signing bonus. Toronto may also be adding other assets to complete the trade. TOR and
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report this ad It’s no secret that, after years of being touted as owning one of the league’s deepest prospect pools, the Arizona Coyotes now lack high-end offensive talent in the organization. The club’s scoring woes, which kept the team out the playoffs despite allowing the fifth-fewest goals in the league, were well-documented last season.
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report this ad Phil Kessel has been traded by the Pittsburgh Penguins to the Arizona Coyotes. Details of the trade are that the Penguins will receive forward Alex Galchenyuk, and defenseman Pierre-Olivier Joseph in exchange for Kessel, defenseman Dane Birks and a fourth-round pick. No salary was retained in the deal. Kessel spent the past
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report this ad In today’s second installment of the NHL rumor rundown, there is news out of Buffalo that acquiring Colin Miller might mean falling dominoes, the Maple Leafs have two teams hot after free agent defenseman Jake Gardiner and the Devils haven’t spoken with Taylor Hall. There are teams interesting in Brian Boyle and
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SUNRISE, FLA.—Florida goalie Roberto Luongo has decided to retire after 19 seasons. The 40-year-old Luongo made the announcement Wednesday on his Twitter account. His 489 career victories are third in NHL history behind only Martin Brodeur and Patrick Roy, and Brodeur is the only goalie to have appeared in more games or made more saves
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