Month: August 2022

Making a list of the top-10 greatest players will always be difficult, especially for a team with plenty of greats like the Los Angeles Kings. To put this together, I’ve taken into account their on-ice impact, including their production and overall play, and their off-ice impact. It’s also important to remember that some players who
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CALGARY – Canada added defenceman Ethan Del Mastro to the roster for the upcoming IIHF world junior hockey championships. Del Mastro recently played his third season with the Ontario Hockey League’s Mississauga Steelheads, where he served as captain and registered 48 points (seven goals, 41 assists) in 68 regular-season games. He helped Canada’s under-18 team
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10:03 AM ET Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. — The New Jersey Devils avoided arbitration with Jesper Bratt, signing the up-and-coming Swedish forward to a one-year, $5.45 million contract. General manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the signing Wednesday before the two sides were scheduled to go to arbitration. Bratt will be a restricted free agent at the
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7:22 PM ET Associated Press CALGARY, Alberta — Michael Brind’Amour has resigned as chair of Hockey Canada’s board of directors amid scrutiny of the organization for its handling of sexual assault allegations against members of previous men’s junior teams. Hockey Canada announced his resignation in a statement Saturday. “I have listened carefully and intently to
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The Carolina Hurricanes have re-signed defenseman Max Lajoie to a one-year, two-way contract. Lajoie, 24, established career highs with 29 assists, 33 points and a plus-11 rating in 60 regular-season games with the AHL’s Chicago Wolves last season, his fifth pro campaign. In 18 postseason outings, he notched four goals and four assists, including the
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The latest development in the Hockey Canada controversy saw Michael Brind’Amour step down Friday night as chair of its board of directors, effective immediately. “My final term ends in November 2022, and I know that there is no need to wait for a new era. Immediate action is essential to address the important challenges facing our
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5:27 PM ET Associated Press A former judge on the Supreme Court of Canada will lead an independent review of Hockey Canada’s governance amid calls for a change of leadership of the governing body for its handling of recent allegations of sexual assault against players. Hockey Canada said in a statement Thursday that the review
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The Edmonton Oilers have re-signed forward Tyler Benson to a one-year, two-way contract for the 2022-23 season. Benson played a career-high 29 games in the NHL with the Oilers last season, scoring his first career NHL goal and adding an assist. He also skated in 18 games with the AHL’s Bakersfield Condors, posting four goals
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