• LA Kings' Voynov pleads no contest in domestic abuse case

    Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was sentenced to three months in jail Thursday after pleading no contest to beating his wife after an argument at a Halloween party last year. Voynov, 25, was also placed on probation for three years for misdemeanor corporal injury to a spouse. A felony…

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  • Rangers' Martin St. Louis announces retirement

    New York Rangers forward Martin St. Louis is retiring after 16 NHL seasons, seven All Star selections and one Stanley Cup with the Tampa Bay Lightning. St. Louis made the announcement Thursday, roughly a month after helping the Rangers reach the Eastern Conference finals, where they lost to the…

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  • Blackhawks reach deals with D Schilling, Liambas

    CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to terms with defensemen Cameron Schilling and Michael Liambas.

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  • Canucks fire 2 assistant GMs, director of player personnel

    The Vancouver Canucks cleaned out their front office, firing assistant general managers Laurence Gilman and Lorne Henning and director of player personnel Eric Crawford on Thursday. Gilman, who also held the title of vice president of hockey operations, had been with the team since 2008 when Mike…

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  • Ducks sign veterans Matt Hackett, Chris Mueller, Joe Piskula

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Goalie Matt Hackett, center Chris Mueller and defenseman Joe Piskula have agreed to one-year contracts with the Anaheim Ducks.

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  • Coyotes sign Richardson, Michalek to start free agency

    The Arizona Coyotes signed forwards Brad Richardson and Steve Downie, added goalie Anders Lindback and brought back defenseman Zbynek Michalek. Later on Wednesday, they also brought back Antoine Vermette, the popular centerman who just won a Stanley Cup with Chicago. ''This is the warm-up act for…

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  • Rangers sign G Brandon Halverson to entry-level contract

    NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Rangers have signed 19-year-old goaltender Brandon Halverson to an entry-level contract.

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  • Predators sign Gabriel Bourque to one-year contract

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Nashville Predators forward Gabriel Bourque has accepted his qualifying offer and has signed a one-year contract worth $866,250.

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  • Voynov gets 90 days in jail after plea in domestic violence case

    Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was sentenced to 90 days in jail and probation Thursday after pleading no contest to a misdemeanor charge stemming from an October fight with his wife. The 25-year-old Russian, who was suspended indefinitely by the National Hockey League in the wake of the…

  • Stars bringing back veteran forward Eaves on 1-year contract

    The Stars signed forward Patrick Eaves to a one-year contract Wednesday after a solid first season in Dallas. Eaves had 27 points (14 goals, 13 assists) in 47 games last season, leading the Stars with a plus-minus rating of plus-12. Later Wednesday, Dallas also announced the signing of left wing…

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  • RW Erik Condra signs 3-year contract with Lightning

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Free agent right wing Erik Condra has signed a three-year contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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  • Flames sign Frolik to 5-year deal; Ramo back for 1 year

    The Calgary Flames have signed right wing Michael Frolik to a five-year contract and brought back goaltender Karri Ramo for another season on Wednesday. Ramo will earn $3.8 million on a one-year deal. Frolik, 27, scored 19 goals and had 23 assists in 82 games last season for the Winnipeg Jets.

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  • Oilers sign Sekera for 6 years, Letestu for 3 years

    The Edmonton Oilers have continued their offseason makeover, signing defenseman Andrej Sekera and center Mark Letestu on Wednesday. Sekera's deal is worth $33 million over six years, and Letestu will reportedly earn $5.4 million over three years. Sekera had three goals and 20 assists over 73 games…

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  • Rangers busy on opening day of free agency

    The New York Rangers have signed defenseman Raphael Diaz and forwards Jayson Megna, Matt Lindblad, Viktor Stalberg and Brian Gibbons as free agents. Rangers president Glen Sather announced the moves on Wednesday, the same day he turned over the team's general manager duties to long-time assistant…

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  • Hurricanes buy out Semin's contract, sign Riley Nash

    The Carolina Hurricanes have officially bought out Alexander Semin's contract. Carolina waived him Tuesday with the intent of buying out his deal. Under terms of the collective bargaining agreement, Semin is owed $14 million - two-thirds of the amount remaining on his contract - over six years.

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  • World championships lands defenseman Moore job with Devils

    Playing in the recent world hockey championships for the United States might have been the best thing that has happened to defenseman John Moore. Moore impressed New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero in helping the Americans earn a bronze medal in the Czech Republic and it got him a job when…

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  • Predators re-sign Mike Ribeiro to 2-year, $7 million deal

    The Nashville Predators are keeping forward Mike Ribeiro, who signed a two-year, $7 million contract Wednesday on the opening day of free agency. The 35-year-old Ribeiro scored 15 goals to go with 47 assists for the Predators this past season. ''I met with Mike this morning and certainly reinforced…

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  • NHL, Coyotes deny report of sale, move to Vegas

    The Dan Patrick Show: Dan Patrick gives his take on a reported move that the NHL will be moving to Las Vegas as either an expansion team or relocating a current team.

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  • Longtime Sharks executive Wayne Thomas retires

    Longtime San Jose Sharks executive Wayne Thomas is retiring after 22 years in the organization. The 67-year-old Thomas announced his decision to step down as vice president and assistant general manager on Thursday. Thomas spent 45 years in hockey as a player, coach, scout and executive.

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  • Capitals sign winger Williams from Kings

    (Reuters) - The Washington Capitals signed former Conn Smythe Trophy winner Justin Williams to a two-year, $6.5 million contract on Wednesday after the right winger renowned for his big-game prowess ended his seven-season stint in Los Angeles. "Justin is a proven winner and we feel he will be a…