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GLENDALE, ARIZ.—The Arizona Coyotes renounced their rights Thursday to their top 2020 draft pick after saying they learned more about his bullying of a Black classmate with developmental disabilities four years ago. The team parted ways with Mitchell Miller after criticism for selecting him in the fourth round earlier this month despite knowing of his
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RALEIGH, N.C. – The Carolina Hurricanes have signed defenceman Haydn Fleury to a two-year contract. The team announced the deal Tuesday night, saying the restricted free agent’s deal had an average annual value of $1.3 million. In a statement, team president and general manager Don Waddell said Fleury made “a huge leap in his development”
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This is an excerpt from The Buzzer, which is CBC Sports’ daily email newsletter. Stay up to speed on what’s happening in sports by subscribing here. Here’s what you need to know right now from the world of sports: Junior hockey is on thin ice Hard as the pandemic hit the NHL, it’s been even
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BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Buffalo Sabres avoided arbitration with forward Sam Reinhart, signing him Sunday to a $5.2 million, one-year contract. Reinhart’s arbitration hearing was scheduled for Tuesday. He put up 50 points on 22 goals and 28 assists in 69 games during the coronavirus-shortened season. The 2014 second overall draft pick has 255 points
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Long before he would etch his name into history as the first Black player to compete in an NHL game, Willie O’Ree broke another race-related barrier of sorts. This wasn’t about playing hockey. It was about getting a proper haircut. And while there was no such thing as systemic segregation in O’Ree’s hometown of Fredericton,
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