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10:45 AM ET Another top restricted free agent signed with his current team Sunday when defenseman Charlie McAvoy inked a three-year, $14.7 million deal. Bruins general manager Don Sweeney made the announcement that the 21-year-old would remain with the team, just days after training camp began. The Bruins have their first preseason game Monday night
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7:04 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Shea Theodore says he underwent surgery for testicular cancer during the offseason and is expected to make a full recovery. Theodore revealed his cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatment in an essay Thursday in The Players’ Tribune . Theodore didn’t indicate whether he will
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2:52 PM ET The Minnesota Wild announced that they have re-signed forward Kevin Fiala to a two-year, $6 million deal. The 23-year-old Swiss native had 13 goals and 26 assist last season, split between the Wild and Nashville Predators. Fiala was drafted in the first round (11th overall) by the Predators in 2014. He was
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10:55 AM ET Associated Press BOSTON — The Boston Bruins have signed coach Bruce Cassidy to a multiyear contract extension, rewarding him for the team’s trip to the Stanley Cup Final in just his second full season on the bench. General manager Don Sweeney announced the extension Wednesday, a day before training camp begins. How
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3:21 PM ET Associated Press P.K. Subban doesn’t want to give advice to all the unsigned young players around the NHL. He just vividly remembers his own experience as a restricted free agent. Before he signed a short, so-called “bridge” contract, he took some motherly advice. “My mom picked up the phone and called me
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1:03 PM ET The New Jersey Devils re-signed restricted free agent Pavel Zacha to a three year, $6.75 million contract after chatter the center might sign to play in the KHL instead. “We are happy to have finalized this three-year agreement as Pavel is an important part of our team,” Devils general manager Ray Shero
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4:41 PM ET Associated Press Representatives from the NHL and NHL Players’ Association have met numerous times over the past eight months and not once in a secret underground bunker or a dark parking garage. Unlike previous collective bargaining negotiations that spilled out into the public, few details are emerging from behind closed doors, a
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7:00 AM ET When center Matt Duchene signed a seven-year, $56 million contract with the Nashville Predators this summer, the rest of the league barely batted an eye. “Come on,” one prominent agent told me recently. “Everyone knew that was going to happen.” Indeed, the 28-year-old Duchene — who has also played for the Avalanche,
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