Canadian Press

Sabres hire Don Granato as coach to turn around franchise

By: Canadian Press

The time is now: Granato was hired Tuesday to take over the Sabres as the head coach, no interim tag needed.

June 29, 2021

Wayne Simmonds signs two-year contract extension with Toronto Maple Leafs

By: Canadian Press

Veteran forward Wayne Simmonds has signed a two-year contract extension with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

June 29, 2021

Blades of steel: Johns spotlights mental health in hockey

By: Canadian Press

“With mental health, it’s such a personal thing and it’s almost selfish in your eyes to make it about yourself."

June 27, 2021

Ducharme expects to rejoin Habs for Game 3 of Cup final after positive COVID-19 test

By: Canadian Press

Dominique Ducharme is doing his best not to look at the calendar.

June 26, 2021

Vasilevskiy shines again, Lightning blank Islanders 1-0

By: Canadian Press

The defending champions advanced to a Stanley Cup Final matchup against the surprising Montreal Canadiens.

June 25, 2021

Canadiens advance to Stanley Cup final for the first time since 1993

By: Canadian Press

The Stanley Cup dream — this crazy, improbable dream — is alive and well for the Montreal Canadiens.

June 24, 2021

Stars sign forward Rhett Gardner for 2 years, $1.5 million

By: Canadian Press

Gardner had a goal and an assist in 28 games and finished with 52 hits.

June 24, 2021

Expansion Seattle Kraken hire Dave Hakstol as first coach

By: Canadian Press

The Seattle Kraken hired Dave Hakstol on Thursday as head coach of the expansion franchise that will begin play this fall.

June 24, 2021

Sabres `French Connection' winger Rene Robert dies at 72

By: Canadian Press

Rene Robert, a member of the Buffalo Sabres’ famed “French Connection Line,” died Tuesday at a Florida hospital.

June 22, 2021

JT Brown retires from NHL, joins Seattle Kraken broadcast

By: Canadian Press

The Seattle Kraken have hired former NHL forward JT Brown as the television analyst for their inaugural season, the team announced Monday.

June 21, 2021

Former NHL defenceman Tom Kurvers dead at 58, won Stanley Cup with Habs in '86

By: Canadian Press

The Minnesota Wild said in a statement Monday that Kurvers died Monday morning following a battle with lung cancer.

June 21, 2021

Stars re-sign veteran forward Blake Comeau for 1 year, $1M

By: Canadian Press

The Dallas Stars are bringing back veteran forward Blake Comeau on a $1 million, one-year contract.

June 21, 2021

Hurricanes' Jaccob Slavin wins Lady Byng Memorial trophy

By: Canadian Press

The 27-year-old from Denver received 73 of 100 first-place votes submitted by members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association.

June 19, 2021

Panthers' Barkov wins Selke Trophy as best defensive forward

By: Canadian Press

Florida Panthers center Aleksander Barkov has won the Selke Trophy as the NHL’s best defensive forward.

June 18, 2021

Hurricanes extend Brind'Amour, who wins coach of year honors

By: Canadian Press

Brind’Amour is 120-66-20 in the regular season over three seasons and 17-17 in the playoffs. He's a Jack Adams winner for the first time.

June 17, 2021

Rangers confirm Gallant has been hired to replace Quinn

By: Canadian Press

Gerard Gallant is the new coach of the New York Rangers and will be tasked with taking one of the NHL’s youngest clubs to the next level.

June 16, 2021

Flyers' Oskar Lindblom wins Masterton Trophy

By: Canadian Press

Cancer survivor Oskar Lindblom of the Philadelphia Flyers was named Monday as the winner of the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy.

June 15, 2021

Predators' Rinne wins Clancy Trophy for leading on, off ice

By: Canadian Press

Pekka Rinne has won the King Clancy Memorial Trophy that honors an NHL player for leading on the ice and off it with humanitarian work.

June 14, 2021

Caufield, college stars add 'young energy' to NHL playoffs

By: Canadian Press

There's no doubt the Canadiens needed Caufield. They are 7-1 since he joined their lineup.

June 11, 2021

Rask needs hip surgery, wants to return to Bruins in 2022

By: Canadian Press

Rask, who is eligible to become a free agent, said he hopes to re-sign with the Bruins and be ready to return in January or February.

June 11, 2021