Month: July 2019

PLYMOUTH, MICH.—Olivier Rodrigue is fine with the weight of a hockey nation resting on his lean shoulders. In truth, it’s a responsibility he’s always craved. “I embrace the challenge,” said the 19-year-old goalie from Chicoutimi, Que. “I want to be the guy saving everyone.” Rodrigue is one of four Canadian netminders hoping to turn heads
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Despite only being around for 24 years, the Anaheim Ducks sure do like taking walks down memory lane. After he previously spent parts of six seasons with the team, the then-Mighty Ducks brought back Teemu Selanne for the 2005-06 season (and the eight that followed), four years after shipping him to the San Jose Sharks
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11:27 AM ET The Colorado Avalanche have signed defenseman Samuel Girard to a seven-year contract extension, the team announced Wednesday. The new deal runs through the 2026-27 season. The annual average value of the deal is $5 million, according to the Denver Post. Girard, Cale Makar and top draft pick Bowen Byram form the core
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On May 31, 2011, a press conference was held at the MTS Centre to officially announce that the Atlanta Thrashers had been sold to True North Sports & Entertainment and would relocate to Winnipeg for the 2011-12 season. Then came June 4, when season ticket sales opened to the general public and sold out (13,000
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11:26 AM ET ESPN News Services The Ottawa Senators acquired forward Ryan Callahan in a trade with the Tampa Bay Lightning, the teams announced. Goaltender Mike Condon is heading to Florida along with a 2020 sixth-round draft pick while Ottawa also receives Tampa Bay’s fifth-round pick for next year. Callahan, 34, was placed on long-term
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The Carolina Hurricanes announced that they have named Patrick Dwyer as an assistant coach with the Charlotte Checkers. Dwyer will work with new Checkers head coach Ryan Warsofsky, who was elevated from assistant coach on July 10. A former player with both the Hurricanes (2008-15) and Checkers (2016-17), Dwyer enters his first season as a
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