Month: July 2018

After 20 seasons in the National Hockey League and over 1,500 regular season games, Jarome Iginla has finally called it a career. One of the legendary figures in the game – both in Canada and in the broader hockey world – Iginla made a name for himself as a high-scoring power forward. Jarome Iginla has
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CALGARY, Alberta — Jarome Iginla closed his 20-year NHL career in the city where he was the face of the franchise. The 41-year-old winger made his retirement official Monday in Calgary, where he spent 16 seasons with the Flames. Iginla entertained a packed news conference at Scotiabank Saddledome with humorous stories about his career and
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The off-season is typically used for National Hockey League clubs to make tweaks to their roster and re-sign their organization’s restricted free agents. Generally-speaking, negotiations become more tense and contentious as the cap hits involved grow – more important players demand larger cap hits, but their contracts also make the margin for error razor-thin. Calgary
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The morning of July 27, the Michigan Wolverines announced that their Freshman of the Year and highest-scoring defenseman Quinn Hughes will be returning for his sophomore year. Hughes was drafted by the Canucks seventh overall this June and had shown great interest in making his NHL debut this fall, but decided to go back to college
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In today’s rumor rundown the Flyers are sorting out plans for Ivan Provorov and Travis Konecny, Carolina is still trying to trade Justin Faulk and Johnny Hockey wants James Neal. Flyers Working on Their Own Guys Dave Isaac of the Cherry Hill Courier-Post reports, the Philadelphia Flyers have had internal discussions about early extensions for defenseman Ivan
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The New York Rangers have reached an agreement with defenseman Brady Skjei on a six-year deal worth $31.5 million, general manager Jeff Gorton announced Saturday. Skjei, 24, who will count $5.25 million against the salary cap through the 2023-24 season, was a restricted free agent. He had four goals and 21 assists for the Rangers
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5:53 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN CHICAGO — Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford, who missed the last three-plus months of Chicago’s season with an undisclosed injury, admitted he has been “a little bit” concerned about his long-term health. Crawford, 33, was emotional when addressing reporters at the Blackhawks’ fan convention Friday. He made his first public comments
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