Month: August 2019

Citing what it called momentum from a sustained period of labour peace, the NHL said Friday it has informed the NHL Players’ Association it will not use its option to terminate the existing collective bargaining agreement next year. The league announced its decision two days before its deadline to notify the union whether it would
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4:27 PM ET Associated Press The NHL has informed the NHL Players’ Association it won’t use its option to terminate the existing labor deal next year. The league announced its decision Friday, two days before its deadline to notify the union whether it would reopen collective bargaining talks. The union has until Sept. 15 to
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The Washington Capitals have named Scott Allen assistant coach of the AHL’s Hershey Bears. Allen, 53, brings 23 years of coaching experience to Hershey, including 11 in the AHL as an assistant coach with the San Antonio Rampage (2002-04, 14-15), Lowell Lock Monsters (2004-05), Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights (2005-07), Quad City Flames (2007-09), Peoria Rivermen (2012-13),
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TORONTO—Wayne Simmonds hopes he gets booed. The rugged, heart-and-soul winger spent the better part of eight seasons with the Philadelphia Flyers, battling for the crest on his jersey, sticking up for teammates and exemplifying what the franchise’s no-nonsense fans expect from their players. Now he wants those same people to give him the loud, sometimes
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TORONTO — Jordan Binnington used to fly under the radar as he methodically went about his summer training. After a head-turning, seemingly-out-of-nowhere rookie campaign capped by a Stanley Cup victory, those days are long gone. “You missed it,” the St. Louis Blues goalie quipped when it was pointed out earlier this week he’d never spoken with reporters at the
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Every September, eight teams of NHL prospects descend on the shores of Lake Michigan in Traverse City. For many years, the St. Louis Blues have been among those teams, and 2019 is no exception. The Blues are bringing a roster of 24 to Michigan to meet squads representing other NHL teams, including division rivals the
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