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Hamilton Bulldogs coach Dave Matsos ‘in good spirits’ after collapsing

BARRIE, Ontario -- The Hamilton Bulldogs say coach Dave Matsos is "resting comfortably" at a hospital a day after collapsing on the team bench during a game.The 44-year-old Matsos collapsed in the final seconds of Saturday's Ontario Hockey League...

Mike Green out for Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings will be without top defenseman Mike Green for the start of the regular season as he deals with a virus that has led to ongoing fatigue.Red Wings general manager Ken Holland told the Detroit Free...

NHL suspends Max Domi of Montreal Canadiens for rest of preseason for sucker punch

The NHL on Thursday suspended Montreal Canadiens forward Max Domi for the remainder of the preseason for his sucker punch on Florida's Aaron Ekblad on Wednesday night.With the Canadiens losing 2-1 at the start of the third period, Domi...

Buffalo Sabres sign Sam Reinhart to 2-year, $7.3 million deal

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Sabres can finally prepare for the start of the season with their full complement of forwards after signing Sam Reinhart to a two-year, $7.3 million contract on Wednesday.Reinhart was a restricted free agent, and...

Darnell Nurse of Edmonton Oilers to 2-year contract

EDMONTON, Alberta -- The Edmonton Oilers have signed Darnell Nurse to a two-year contract, ending a lengthy stalemate with one of their top defensemen.The team did not disclose financial terms.The 23-year-old Nurse led Edmonton blue liners in 2017-18 with...

Evaluating the prospect pipelines of every Central Division team, including prospects to watch for...

With the NHL season around the corner, teams are evaluating what they have from a prospect standpoint. Here's a look at each Central Division team's prospect pool heading into the 2018-19 NHL season, including the top players in the...

Council committee approves agreement for Seattle arena plan

SEATTLE -- The Seattle City Council committee created to review plans for the renovation of KeyArena has unanimously approved the final transaction documents, setting the stage for full council approval of the arena plan later this month.The Select Committee...

Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman stepping down

1:23 PM ETEmily KaplanESPN Steve Yzerman is stepping away from his role as the Tampa Bay Lightning GM, a source confirmed to ESPN.Yzerman, 53, has been the GM of Tampa Bay since 2010. Julien Brisebois, previously an assistant GM,...

Hockey fans anger at Tavares decision to not sign with Islanders shows loyalty in...

Maybe it’s a Canadian thing that has to do with humility. Or maybe it’s because hockey is different than baseball or basketball When John Tavares decided not to re-sign with the New York Islanders, some angry fans burned his jersey...

Wayne Gretzky praises Alex Ovechkin for elevating the game of hockey

Alex Ovechkin has not always been the most popular of players within the hockey community. The pure jubilation he shows whenever he or a teammate scores flies in the face of the more traditional hockey fan who turns their...

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