Month: August 2019

VANCOUVER—The Vancouver Canucks are sticking with Jim Benning as their general manager. The club announced Tuesday that the 56-year-old has signed a three-year extension, keeping him with the team through the 2022-23 season. Benning has been GM since 2014 and was entering the final year of his deal. He was given a multi-year contract extension
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7:34 PM ET Associated Press LAWRENCE, Mass. — Russ Conway, a hockey writer who was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 1992 for his stories about corruption in the NHL Players Association that helped bring down union head Alan Eagleson, has died. He was 70. His death was reported by the Eagle-Tribune of Lawrence, Massachusetts, where
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The San Antonio Rampage have agreed to terms with defenseman Rob O’Gara on an AHL contract for the 2019-20 season. O’Gara, 26, is preparing for his fourth professional season. The Massapequa, N.Y., native appeared in 47 AHL games last season and served as an alternate captain for the Hartford Wolf Pack, collecting three goals and
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In today’s NHL rumor rundown there is trade speculation as it pertains to defenseman Shayne Gostisbihere, the Boston Bruins have a plan for Charlie Coyle, the Colorado Avalanche and Mikko Rantanen are talking the Los Angeles Kings may be moving players. Gostisbehere Is Aware of Trade Talks While speaking with Dave Isaac of the Cherry
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7:17 PM ET Associated Press DENVER — The Colorado Avalanche agreed to a one-year deal with forward Valeri Nichushkin. The 24-year-old had 10 assists and no goals in 57 games last season with the Dallas Stars. He has 23 goals and 51 assists in 223 career games while in Dallas. Nichushkin was brought in by
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