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The Anaheim Ducks have gone to their AHL affiliate to find their next head coach, with Dallas Eakins getting the job, according to multiple reports. Eakins has led the San Diego Gulls since 2015. He does have NHL head-coaching experience, with the Edmonton Oilers from 2013-15. The 52-year-old is a former NHL defenseman, playing with
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CHICAGO — The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired defenseman Olli Maatta in a trade with the Pittsburgh Penguins for forward Dominik Kahun and a fifth-round pick in this year’s draft. The Blackhawks had been looking to upgrade their blue line after missing the playoffs for the second straight season. The 24-year-old Maatta, who helped Pittsburgh win
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It rained on the St. Louis Blues‘ parade, but nobody seemed to mind. Hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets of downtown St. Louis and braved the rain Saturday to cheer on the Stanley Cup champs, who concluded the festivities with a packed rally beneath the Gateway Arch. The Blues ended one of sports’
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Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara confirmed he suffered multiple fractures to his jaw when he was hit with a puck during Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Blues in St. Louis. Chara, speaking to reporters at the Bruins’ end-of-season availability Friday, said his jaw was being held together by “two plates, some
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The New York Islanders have re-signed winger Jordan Eberle to a five-year contract before he could reach free agency next month, the team announced Friday. TSN reports that Eberle’s deal has an average annual value of $5.5 million. In 2018-19, Eberle had 19 goals and 18 assists in the final season of a six-year, $36
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With the Stanley Cup handed to the St. Louis Blues, we are officially in offseason mode. There are hundreds of potential scenarios with trades and free agents that could shape the 2019-20 season, and every team will be looking for the deal that puts them over the top like the one St. Louis made for
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The Washington Capitals and Philadelphia Flyers swapped defensemen on Friday, with Matt Niskanen joining Philadelphia and Radko Gudas going to Washington. Niskanen was part of the Capitals’ run to a Stanley Cup title in 2018, but his productivity dipped last season, as he had his fewest points (25) since 2012-13 while his per-game time on
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10:02 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN BOSTON — It’s Jan. 2, and the St. Louis Blues are the worst team in the NHL. They’re porous defensively and underwhelming offensively. Their meticulously crafted roster has failed the chemistry test. They fired their coach, Mike Yeo, 43 days ago, but haven’t improved under interim coach Craig Berube. For
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2:03 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN BOSTON — Jordan Binnington stayed in his crease as wave after wave of celebratory St. Louis Blues players crashed onto him Wednesday night, their Stanley Cup party starting on the Boston Bruins‘ home ice. When the final buzzer sounded on the Blues’ 4-1 victory in Game 7, the rookie goalie
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