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No. 1 pick Dahlin hits the ice upon arriving in Buffalo

No. 1 pick Dahlin hits the ice upon arriving in Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Rasmus Dahlin wasn't kidding about how hockey has become his sole obsession. No more than an hour after completing his introductory news conference in Buffalo on Monday, the NHL's No.
Willie O'Ree, NHL's first black player, hopes for Hockey Hall of Fame call

Willie O'Ree, NHL's first black player, hopes for Hockey Hall of Fame call

FREDERICTON — It has been a big year so far for Willie O'Ree — full of accolades as he marked 60 years since becoming the first black player in the National Hockey League — but there's one more honour O'Ree, his friends, and fans are hoping for.

Five players to watch ahead of Hockey Hall of Fame induction announcement

The Hockey Hall of Fame will announce its induction class Tuesday.

Sabres won't issue qualifying offer to defenceman Antipin

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Victor Antipin won't be back in Buffalo after general manager Jason Botterill says the Sabres won't issue the Russian-born defenceman a qualifying offer. The decision means Antipin will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1.

Sabres won't issue qualifying offer to defenceman Antipin

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Victor Antipin won't be back in Buffalo after general manager Jason Botterill says the Sabres won't issue the Russian-born defenceman a qualifying offer. The decision means Antipin will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1.

Coyotes acquire defenceman Robbie Russo from Red Wings

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Arizona Coyotes acquired defenceman Robbie Russo from the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday for a conditional seventh-round pick next year.
Capitals re-sign Carlson to $64M, 8-year deal

Capitals re-sign Carlson to $64M, 8-year deal

The Washington Capitals have re-signed John Carlson to a $64 million, eight-year contract that allows the Stanley Cup champions to keep the do-it-all defenceman . Carlson will count $8 million against the salary cap through the 2026-27 season.
Canucks acquire Tanner Kero for Michael Chaput in trade with Blackhawks

Canucks acquire Tanner Kero for Michael Chaput in trade with Blackhawks

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks acquired centre Tanner Kero from the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday in exchange for centre Michael Chaput. Kero, 25, split last season between the Blackhawks and the American Hockey League's Rockford IceHogs.
Senators sign defenceman Chris Wideman to one-year contract extension

Senators sign defenceman Chris Wideman to one-year contract extension

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators and defenceman Chris Wideman have agreed to terms on a one-year contract extension. The team announced the deal, which will carry an annual value of $1 million for the 2018-19 season, in a release Sunday morning.

Flames come away as biggest winner at NHL draft

DALLAS — Having no picks in the first three rounds made it look as though it would be a quiet, boring and ineffective weekend for the Calgary Flames.