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Canadiens sign defenceman Joel Edmundson to four-year deal

Canadiens sign defenceman Joel Edmundson to four-year deal

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have signed new defenceman Joel Edmundson to a four-year contract with an average annual value of US$3.5 million.

Kraken's AHL franchise in Palm Springs delayed by 1 year

SEATTLE — The Seattle Kraken will split its players among several American Hockey League teams for its inaugural 2021-22 season with plans for their own AHL franchise in the Palm Springs area delayed by a year. Oak View Group and the H.N.
MLSE appoints Teri Dennis-Davies as senior VP of equity, diversity and inclusion

MLSE appoints Teri Dennis-Davies as senior VP of equity, diversity and inclusion

TORONTO — Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment has hired RBC vice-president Teri Dennis-Davies as senior vice-president, equity, diversity and inclusion. Dennis-Davies, who will start her new position on Oct.
Isles stay alive: Eberle seals 2-1 2OT win over Lightning

Isles stay alive: Eberle seals 2-1 2OT win over Lightning

EDMONTON — Islanders forward Jordan Eberle knew exactly what to do upon seeing teammate and captain Anders Lee pounce on the loose puck once Tampa Bay’s Kevin Shattenkirk whiffed on his shot from the right point.

Kitchen not back with Panthers amid report he kicked player

SUNRISE, Fla. — Assistant coach Mike Kitchen will not return to the Florida Panthers next season among a series of staffing changes announced Tuesday.
Wild sign defenceman Brodin to 7-year, $42 million extension

Wild sign defenceman Brodin to 7-year, $42 million extension

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Wild signed defenceman Jonas Brodin to a seven-year, $42 million contract extension Tuesday, making another long-term commitment to a key piece of their blue line group.
Stars GM Jim Nill says Rick Bowness has earned Dallas Stars coaching job

Stars GM Jim Nill says Rick Bowness has earned Dallas Stars coaching job

EDMONTON — Dallas Stars general manager Jim Nill says interim head coach Rick Bowness has "earned the right" to come back behind the bench, but says the decision will come after the Stanley Cup final.
Capitals hire Stanley Cup-winning coach Peter Laviolette

Capitals hire Stanley Cup-winning coach Peter Laviolette

Peter Laviolette sees the Washington Capitals as another opportunity to take a team to the Stanley Cup Final and try to win it all again.

How did this happen? Vegas grapples with 5-game series loss

EDMONTON — Peter DeBoer didn't prepare a speech to give his Vegas Golden Knights in the event they lost Game 5 of the Western Conference final to end their run in the NHL bubble, because he didn't think they'd lose.

Stars in Stanley Cup Final after being outscored and outshot

The Dallas Stars were mired in a six-game losing streak when the season was paused for 4 1/2 months because of the coronavirus pandemic, and have been outscored and outshot since getting inside the NHL bubble.