Month: March 2020

7:02 PM ET Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Tyler Madden has signed a three-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings. The forward recently completed his sophomore season at Northeastern University before signing Monday with L.A. Madden was originally selected by the Vancouver Canucks in third round of the 2018 draft, but the Kings acquired his
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The Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames have announced temporary staff reductions because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The moves on Monday come with nearly all major sports leagues and events suspended because of the novel coronavirus. The Calgary Sports and Entertainment (CSEC), which owns the Flames, the Western Hockey League’s Hitmen, the National Lacrosse League’s Roughnecks
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6:03 PM ET Associated Press Alexis Lafreniere could never have envisioned ending his prolific junior hockey career in such an anticlimactic setting. There was no final buzzer, and the NHL’s projected top draft prospect was nowhere near an ice rink Wednesday. Lafreniere was instead sitting at home in suburban Montreal as he opened a conference
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LOS ANGELES—It started when Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf mentioned his chicken coop. After that, the conversation during a 30-minute video conference call with Getzlaf, Kings captain Anze Kopitar, San Jose Sharks captain Logan Couture and Vegas Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury went all over the place. There was talk of book clubs and beach excursions,
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Unless the NHL changes the draft lottery rules in the face of the ongoing season suspension, the Detroit Red Wings will pick in the top four of the NHL entry draft. By now, names like Alexis Lafrenière and Quinton Byfield are very familiar to Red Wings fans. However, the organization’s success in the 2020 draft
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