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1:47 PM ET Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Flyers continued to shore up their defense by acquiring veteran Justin Braun from the San Jose Sharks for two draft picks. Philadelphia on Tuesday sent a 2019 second-round pick and 2019 third-round pick to San Jose for Braun. The Sharks were looking to clear salary-cap space
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1:17 PM ET Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford confirmed the rumor Monday that forward Phil Kessel had vetoed a recent trade. The GM did not name the team involved, but it had been widely reported that the Penguins had a deal on the table with the Minnesota Wild in which Kessel and Jack Johnson
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5:46 PM ET 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
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8:49 PM ET Associated Press 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
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5:12 PM ET Associated Press GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Arizona Coyotes have signed defenseman Ilya Lyubushkin to a one-year contract. The deal was announced Friday. Lyubushkin, 25, had four assists in 41 games in 2018-19, his first season with the Coyotes. The 6-foot-2, 201-pound native of Moscow was third among NHL rookies with 150 hits.
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11:40 AM ET 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
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9:54 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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11:11 PM ET Associated Press BOSTON — Ryan O’Reilly should expect another email from his 99-year-old grandmother pretty soon. Congratulations from Deirdre O’Reilly are certainly in order after her grandson won the Stanley Cup and the Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player in the NHL playoffs. O’Reilly scored the opening goal for the
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