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Calgary Flames sign Russian defenceman Nikita Nesterov to one-year contract

Calgary Flames sign Russian defenceman Nikita Nesterov to one-year contract

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames and Russian defenceman Nikita Nesterov have agreed to a one-year contract. The deal is worth US$700,000, the NHL club said Friday in a statement.
Maple Leafs sign defenceman Travis Dermott to one-year contract extension

Maple Leafs sign defenceman Travis Dermott to one-year contract extension

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed defenceman Travis Dermott to a one-year contract extension worth US$874,125.

Ruff adds Taylor, Rogalski to Devils' coaching staff

NEWARK, N.J. — Lindy Ruff completed his New Jersey Devils staff, hiring Chris Taylor as an assistant coach and Dave Rogalski as the goaltending coach. General manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the moves Friday.
'Opening up is not a bad thing': Canucks' Bo Horvat leading through uncertainty

'Opening up is not a bad thing': Canucks' Bo Horvat leading through uncertainty

VANCOUVER — It’s been a "heck of a year" for Vancouver Canucks captain Bo Horvat.

NHL cancels 2021 Minnesota Winter Classic, All-Star Weekend

The NHL won't take it outside and open 2021 with the Winter Classic in Minnesota but still hopes to get the hockey season going around the start of the new year. The league on Thursday cancelled the Winter Classic scheduled for Jan.

Devils sign defenceman Dmitry Kulikov

NEWARK, N.J. — The New Jersey Devils added experience to their defence , signing Russian Dmitry Kulikov to a one-year, $1.15 million contract. Devils general manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the deal Thursday.
Julien energized by Canadiens' busy off-season: 'I expect us to make the playoffs'

Julien energized by Canadiens' busy off-season: 'I expect us to make the playoffs'

Claude Julien glanced down at some notes towards the end of his nearly hour-long video conference call with reporters Thursday.
NHL cancels 2021 Minnesota Winter Classic, All-Star Weekend

NHL cancels 2021 Minnesota Winter Classic, All-Star Weekend

The NHL won't take it outside and open 2021 with the Winter Classic in Minnesota but still hopes to get the hockey season going around the start of the new year. The league on Thursday cancelled the Winter Classic scheduled for Jan.
Forward Jake Virtanen signs new two-year deal with hometown Vancouver Canucks

Forward Jake Virtanen signs new two-year deal with hometown Vancouver Canucks

VANCOUVER — After a season of peaks and valleys, right-winger Jake Virtanen is looking for a little more consistency as he signs a new deal with the Vancouver Canucks. Virtanen and the Canucks inked a two-year, US$5.1-million contract on Thursday.
NHL postpones Winter Classic, all-star weekend until 2022 due to COVID-19

NHL postpones Winter Classic, all-star weekend until 2022 due to COVID-19

NEW YORK — The NHL has announced that its Winter Classic and all-star weekend will not be held in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Winter Classic featuring the Minnesota Wild and St. Louis Blues was scheduled for Jan.