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8:17 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN The Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames swapped contract problems on Friday, as winger Milan Lucic waived his no-movement clause for a trade for winger James Neal. The Oilers included a conditional third-round pick in 2020. They also retained salary on the deal. Lucic, 31, signed a seven-year, $42 million free-agent
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4:48 PM ET ESPN News Services NEW YORK — The Rangers have agreed to terms with restricted free-agent defenseman Jacob Trouba, whom they acquired from the Winnipeg Jets in a major offseason trade. The deal reached Friday with Trouba, 25, is for seven years and $56 million, with an $8 million salary cap hit for
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12:00 PM ET Associated Press EDMONTON, Alberta — A man has been charged with forging the signature of Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid on team jerseys and then selling them for big profits. Edmonton police say the 23-year-old man in April 2018 contacted several people on Facebook, claiming he was employed by either the Edmonton
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10:35 AM ET Associated Press WASHINGTON — Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin will go to China as part of the NHL’s continued outreach in that country. Ovechkin will visit Beijing in early August as a league ambassador. He’s expected to take part in youth hockey clinics, interviews and business development meetings. The Russian star said
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11:36 PM ET Associated Press DETROIT — The Detroit Red Wings have re-signed defenseman Joe Hicketts to a two-year contract. The team announced the move Wednesday. Hicketts played in 11 games with the Red Wings in 2018-19. He also had 27 points in 64 games with Grand Rapids of the AHL. The 23-year-old Hicketts has
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9:10 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN If I were one of the executives hiring Ron Francis as the first general manager of the Seattle Whatevers — and I’m still all-in on the “Sasquatch” or “Kraken,” for the record — my first question would have been a simple one: “How much of that was your fault?” Under
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9:53 PM ET Associated Press DETROIT — A police report says the death of former Nashville Predators captain Greg Johnson was an apparent suicide, according to the Detroit News. The paper said Wednesday it had obtained a Rochester Police report, and that Johnson was found by his wife shortly before 10 a.m. on July 7.
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3:18 PM ET The Colorado Avalanche have signed restricted free agent J.T. Compher to a four-year contract. According to The Athletic, the deal carries an annual average value of $3.5 million. “J.T. has been one of our most versatile forwards over the past two years,” Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic said in a statement. “He
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