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7:30 AM ET Associated Press MOSCOW — A Russian hockey team has been fined after its coach threatened to set fire to a referee’s car. The Kontinental Hockey League fined Amur Khabarovsk 300,000 rubles ($4,700) after coach Alexander Gulyavtsev shouted “I’m going to set fire to your car in Perm,” a reference to the Russian
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1:47 PM ET The Florida Panthers have agreed to a one-year contract with center Brian Boyle, the team announced. Boyle, 34, finished last season with the Nashville Predators, joining the team from the New Jersey Devils a few weeks before the trade deadline. He had five goals and zero assists in 26 games with Nashville,
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2:10 PM ET Vegas Golden Knights forward Valentin Zykov has been suspended for 20 games without pay for violating the terms of the NHL/NHLPA Performance Enhancing Substances Program. “I’ve been informed that I am being suspended,” Zykov said in a statement through the NHLPA. “While I haven’t been able to discover how I tested positive,
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4:32 PM ET Cross another big name off the list of restricted free agents next summer: Center Nico Hischier and the New Jersey Devils have come together on a seven-year deal worth $50.75 million. Hischier, 20, was the first overall pick in the 2017 NHL draft. He has two assists in six games this season,
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2:27 PM ET Toronto Maple Leafs captain John Tavares will miss at least two weeks because of a broken finger. The Maples Leafs announced the news Thursday, one day after Tavares suffered the injury in a 4-3 loss to the Washington Capitals. Tavares will be re-examined in two weeks, according to the team, meaning he
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8:40 PM ET Jim Hughson, lead NHL announcer for Sportsnet in Canada, apologized on Wednesday for his comments two weeks ago that made light of Toronto Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews‘ disorderly conduct charge. Matthews, 22, was charged in May in his hometown of Scottsdale, Arizona, for what police say was an incident involving a
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5:50 PM ET Associated Press SEATTLE — Seattle’s expansion NHL franchise has released initial pricing for club seats, with details on general ticket prices coming in 2020. The team said club seats will each cost between $285 and $355 based on a 44-game season ticket package. The club seats will be on three-, five- or
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7:00 AM ET MANHATTAN BEACH, CA — Ned Colletti might be the only person in professional sports history to have traded for Manny Ramirez and scouted the Columbus Blue Jackets‘ power play. Managerial cross-pollination between professional leagues is rare. While general managers and coaches trade notes and use each other for advice, the actual hiring
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6:10 PM ET Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump honored the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, using the occasion to touch on the situation in Turkey and an agriculture deal with China. The Blues and super fan Laila Anderson were hosted at the White House by President Donald Trump. USA Today Every
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6:53 PM ET Associated Press DETROIT — Detroit Red Wings senior vice president Jim Devellano has had surgery to remove a non-cancerous brain tumor. The surgery was Monday and the Red Wings say it was successful, adding Devellano is resting comfortably in a hospital and is expected to have a full and speedy recovery. The
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7:00 AM ET ST. LOUIS — A few weeks before St. Louis Blues training camp, in what’s become an annual tradition, Jordan Binnington sat down for lunch with his junior goalie coach Greg Redquest. Since “goaltender” and “superstitious” are synonymous in hockey, they went to the same chicken wing restaurant and sat in the same
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