New York Rangers defenseman Tony DeAngelo possesses a very valuable on-ice attribute: He plays with a chip on his shoulder. That chip just got a lot heavier, and the Rangers have to hope its bulk motivates him this season rather than weighing him down. DeAngelo ended his contract holdout Friday by signing a one-year, $925,000
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10:38 AM ET Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Sabres have assigned rookie forward Arttu Ruotsalainen to Ilves of the Finnish Elite League, part of a series of roster moves made 11 days before they open the season. The 21-year-old Ruotsalainen was an undrafted free agent who signed an entry-level contract with Buffalo in March
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For the New York Islanders, the 2018-19 season was a resounding success. The team bounced back from a regressive 2017-18 campaign (that was capped by losing their captain John Tavares) with an extraordinary effort that surprised nearly everyone. Led by their defense-first mentality, the goalie tandem of Robin Lehner and Thomas Greiss won the William
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The Tampa Bay Lightning had, unquestionably, the best offense in the NHL last season. They led the league in goals for (319), power-play goals (74), power-play percentage (28.24%) and shooting percentage (12.2%), and they were second in even-strength goals for (233) and third in shorthanded goals (18). Related: Lightning’s Slow Start Leads to Scoring Onslaught
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Keith Kinkaid stopped all 27 shots he faced as the Montreal Canadiens shut out the Ottawa Senators 4-0 on Saturday night. With the win, the Canadiens remain undefeated in pre-season with a perfect 4-0-0 record. Jeff Petry, Jake Evans, Thomas Tatar and Phillip Danault also scored for Montreal. Craig Anderson stopped 27-of-29 shots through two
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Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice revealed Friday that he met with defenceman Dustin Byfuglien this week, putting another off-ice development front and centre during an unusual training camp. Byfuglien has been on a personal leave of absence since the first day of camp, with no reason given nor a timeline for his return. Multiple reports
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11:02 AM ET Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Sabres defenseman Brandon Montour will miss the remainder of training camp because of a hand injury, and it’s uncertain whether he’ll be ready for the start of the season in two weeks. The Sabres released no details of Montour’s injury on Thursday. The team said it
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