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Hockey July 24, 2019

With several high-end restricted free agent (RFA) negotiations dragging on past the July 1 opening of the NHL’s free agency period, it’s beginning to look more and more like a number of the league’s best young RFAs might be waiting on the outcome of the Mitch Marner negotiation before finalizing new deals of their own. […]

Hockey July 23, 2019

The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired David Clarkson and a 2020 fourth-round pick from the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for backup goaltender Garret Sparks. The Maple Leafs are actually re-acquiring Clarkson, after sending him to the Columbus Blue Jackets back in 2015. The 35-year-old played just 26 games for the Blue Jackets before a […]

Hockey July 23, 2019

By The Canadian Press July 23rd, 2019 LAS VEGAS — The Vegas Golden Knights signed defenceman Deryk Engelland on Tuesday to a one-year deal for the upcoming season. The contract includes a $700,000 base salary and incentives that could bring the total value of the deal to $1.5 million. The 37-year-old Engelland played in 74 […]

Hockey July 23, 2019

By The Canadian Press July 23rd, 2019 Winnipeg Jets forward Andrew Copp has been awarded a two-year, US$4.56 million contract by an arbitrator. The Jets can accept the contract or allow Copp to become an unrestricted free agent. The 25-year-old Copp scored 11 goals and had 25 points for the Jets in 2018-19. He added five […]

Hockey July 23, 2019

At this point of the summer, most teams have conducted the bulk of their offseason business. As the draft fades into the background and the majority of unrestricted free agents find homes, finalizing restricted free agent (RFA) contracts and dealing with salary arbitration represents the last piece of business before training camp opens in September. […]

Hockey July 23, 2019

“What if…?” It is one of the most mesmerizing questions ever asked, usually when remembering an event that conjures up memories of what happened, or what could have happened had something different happened. In hockey, there are not enough fingers and toes to count the number of times that question has been asked. What if […]

Hockey July 23, 2019

A deep sense of pride swept over Conrad Haché at the sight of his son Braden garbed in the stripes of a hockey referee for the first time. He was bearing witness to his child following in his footsteps. Conrad, the director of officiating with the Ontario Hockey League since 2007, served as a National […]

Hockey July 23, 2019

Live Will Jacob Trouba justify his $8-million AAV across his seven-year deal with the New York Rangers? This is his time to prove himself as a No. 1 defenseman, but can he get the job done? Jacob Trouba |Juan Ocampo/Getty Images Will Jacob Trouba justify his $8-million AAV across his seven-year deal with the New […]