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Clarification: NHL-Concussions-Lawsuit story

Clarification: NHL-Concussions-Lawsuit story

MINNEAPOLIS — In a story June 22, The Associated Press reported that former NHL players Daniel Carcillo and Nick Boynton were suing the league, alleging it failed to warn players about the long-term risk of brain damage from fighting.
AP sources: Avalanche sign Grubauer, begin to buy out Orpik

AP sources: Avalanche sign Grubauer, begin to buy out Orpik

DALLAS — The Colorado Avalanche signed goaltender Philipp Grubauer to a three-year contract and put defenceman Brooks Orpik on buyout waivers the day after acquiring them from the Washington Capitals.
Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk returns to NHL with LA Kings

Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk returns to NHL with LA Kings

After five years back home in Russia, Ilya Kovalchuk is ready to resume his Stanley Cup chase with the Los Angeles Kings. The high-scoring forward agreed to a three-year, $18.

Flames-Hurricanes blockbuster deal highlights second day of NHL draft

DALLAS — The NHL draft provided few fireworks in Friday's first round. It looked like there would be a repeat Saturday until a five-player trade finally shook things up.

Puck-stopping patience: Teams wait on goalies at NHL draft

DALLAS — The stress of stopping the puck with a game on the line is no sweat compared to what young goaltenders deal with waiting to be taken in the NHL draft.

Liam Kirk 1st born-and-trained Brit selected in NHL draft

DALLAS — Liam Kirk was on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, about 4,600 miles away from Dallas, on Saturday when he became the first player born and trained in England to be selected in the NHL draft.
Flames deal Hamilton, Ferland and a prospect to Hurricanes for Lindholm, Hanifin

Flames deal Hamilton, Ferland and a prospect to Hurricanes for Lindholm, Hanifin

DALLAS — The Calgary Flames made a splash at the NHL draft Saturday, dealing star defenceman Dougie Hamilton to the Carolina Hurricanes in a five-player trade.
Tavares' future, Flames-Hurricanes trade spice up NHL draft

Tavares' future, Flames-Hurricanes trade spice up NHL draft

DALLAS — The dullness of the first day of the NHL draft gave way to significant activity on Day 2 in the form of a trade between the Hurricanes and Flames that laid the groundwork for more moves to come.
Hurricanes get Hamilton in blockbuster trade with Flames

Hurricanes get Hamilton in blockbuster trade with Flames

DALLAS — The Carolina Hurricanes have acquired defenceman Dougie Hamilton as part of a blockbuster trade with the Calgary Flames at the NHL draft.
Buffalo Sabres select defenceman Rasmus Dahlin 1st overall in NHL draft

Buffalo Sabres select defenceman Rasmus Dahlin 1st overall in NHL draft

DALLAS — The draft has become one of the most highly-anticipated days on the NHL calendar in the league's salary cap era.