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  • 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…

    The Associated Press
  • Ducks sign new D Kevin Bieksa to 2-year extension thru 2018

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Defenseman Kevin Bieksa has agreed to a two-year, $8 million contract extension through 2018 with the Anaheim Ducks.

    The Associated Press
  • NHL-National Hockey League roundup

    July 2 (The Sports Xchange) - Martin St. Louis, a seven-time All-Star who played in the NHL for 16 seasons, retired Thursday. The 40-year-old right wing tallied 391 goals and 642 assists in 1,134 games for the Calgary Flames (1998-2000), the Tampa Bay Lightning (2000-14) and the New York Rangers…

  • 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.

    The Associated Press
  • 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.

    The Associated Press
  • Veteran forward St. Louis announces retirement

    Martin St. Louis, who led the Tampa Bay Lightning to a Stanley Cup title in 2004, announced his retirement from the National Hockey League on Thursday. The 40-year-old Canadian played 16 NHL seasons and finished his all-star career with 391 goals and 1,033 points in 1,134 NHL games. In 74 games…

  • 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…

    The Associated Press
  • 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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  • 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…

    The Associated Press
  • 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.

    The Associated Press
  • 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.

    The Associated Press
  • Panthers land Reilly Smith from Boston for Jimmy Hayes

    A few hours into free agency, Florida general manager Dale Tallon essentially sounded resigned to the fact that there would be no big splash to make this year. The Panthers bought out the contract of right wing Brad Boyes on Wednesday, added five players shortly after the NHL free agency period…

    The Associated Press
  • 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.

    The Associated Press
  • That's One Powerful Suit.

    Buys a custom suit. Gets promoted. Coincidence? We don't think so.

  • 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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  • 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…

    The Associated Press
  • Islanders sign 6 players to 2-way, 1-year contracts

    NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Islanders have signed Joe Whitney, James Wright and four other forwards to one-year, two-way contracts.

    The Associated Press
  • Wild sign center Mikael Granlund, defenseman Mike Reilly

    The Minnesota Wild finished a drawn-out negotiation with Mikael Granlund by locking up the center with a two-year deal on Wednesday. The 23-year-old Granlund had eight goals and 31 assists last season. The shorter deal was a way for the two sides to stay together while gaining a better idea of…

    The Associated Press
  • 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.

    The Associated Press
  • 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.

    The Associated Press
  • Ducks re-sign defenseman Korbinian Holzer to 1-year deal

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Defenseman Korbinian Holzer has re-signed with the Anaheim Ducks, agreeing to a one-year deal worth $750,000.

    The Associated Press