Month: September 2019

Penguins probably won’t be negotiating with Murray and Schultz in-season Rob Rossi of The Athletic: Both Alex Galchenyuk and Justin Schultz will be unrestricted free agents after this season. Restricted free agents for the Pittsburgh Penguins will include Matt Murray, Marcus Pettersson, Jared McCann, Dominik Kahun and Dominik Simon. That group of seven carries a
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11:02 AM ET Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Sabres defenseman Brandon Montour will miss the remainder of training camp because of a hand injury, and it’s uncertain whether he’ll be ready for the start of the season in two weeks. The Sabres released no details of Montour’s injury on Thursday. The team said it
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The New York Islanders are definitely one of the most unique franchises in all of the NHL. They go from the last team to win four straight Stanley Cups to a team that has two home arenas. Whether it’s trades they make or free agents they sign, people are always questioning the Islanders. One thing
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Auston Matthews and Andreas Johnsson each had a goal and an assist, Frederik Andersen stopped all 24 shots he faced in two periods of work, and the Toronto Maple Leafs downed the Buffalo Sabres 3-0 to pick up their first victory of the NHL pre-season Friday. Matt Read also scored for the home side. Michael
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11:00 AM ET With the 2019-20 NHL regular season just around the corner, here’s a sweet-sixteen round-up of fantasy sleeper and breakout candidates. Reminder: A sleeper is a player who will significantly bypass expectations determined by his average draft position (ADP) in conventional ESPN.com leagues. A breakout performer will see a dramatic increase in production
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12:32 PM ET ESPN News Services Former New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Dan Girardi has announced his retirement from the NHL after 13 seasons. Girardi appeared in 927 games, finishing with 56 goals, 264 points and a plus-78 rating. He also played in 143 playoff games, four Eastern Conference finals and one
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By The Canadian Press September 19th, 2019 TORONTO ’ The Toronto Maple Leafs signed forward Nicholas Robertson to a three-year, entry-level contract on Thursday. The 18-year-old originally from Pasadena, Calif., had 25 goals and 55 points in 54 games for the Ontario Hockey League’s Peterborough Petes in 2019-19. In 116 career regular-season OHL games, he’s registered
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