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Canucks acquire Tanner Kero for Michael Chaput in trade with Blackhawks

Canucks acquire Tanner Kero for Michael Chaput in trade with Blackhawks

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks acquired centre Tanner Kero from the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday in exchange for centre Michael Chaput. Kero, 25, split last season between the Blackhawks and the American Hockey League's Rockford IceHogs.
Senators sign defenceman Chris Wideman to one-year contract extension

Senators sign defenceman Chris Wideman to one-year contract extension

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators and defenceman Chris Wideman have agreed to terms on a one-year contract extension. The team announced the deal, which will carry an annual value of $1 million for the 2018-19 season, in a release Sunday morning.

Flames come away as biggest winner at NHL draft

DALLAS — Having no picks in the first three rounds made it look as though it would be a quiet, boring and ineffective weekend for the Calgary Flames.
Flames come away as biggest winner at NHL draft

Flames come away as biggest winner at NHL draft

DALLAS — Having no picks in the first three rounds made it look as though it would be a quiet, boring and ineffective weekend for the Calgary Flames.
Clarification: NHL-Concussions-Lawsuit story

Clarification: NHL-Concussions-Lawsuit story

MINNEAPOLIS — In a story June 22, The Associated Press reported that former NHL players Daniel Carcillo and Nick Boynton were suing the league, alleging it failed to warn players about the long-term risk of brain damage from fighting.
AP sources: Avalanche sign Grubauer, begin to buy out Orpik

AP sources: Avalanche sign Grubauer, begin to buy out Orpik

DALLAS — The Colorado Avalanche signed goaltender Philipp Grubauer to a three-year contract and put defenceman Brooks Orpik on buyout waivers the day after acquiring them from the Washington Capitals.
Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk returns to NHL with LA Kings

Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk returns to NHL with LA Kings

After five years back home in Russia, Ilya Kovalchuk is ready to resume his Stanley Cup chase with the Los Angeles Kings. The high-scoring forward agreed to a three-year, $18.

Flames-Hurricanes blockbuster deal highlights second day of NHL draft

DALLAS — The NHL draft provided few fireworks in Friday's first round. It looked like there would be a repeat Saturday until a five-player trade finally shook things up.

Puck-stopping patience: Teams wait on goalies at NHL draft

DALLAS — The stress of stopping the puck with a game on the line is no sweat compared to what young goaltenders deal with waiting to be taken in the NHL draft.

Liam Kirk 1st born-and-trained Brit selected in NHL draft

DALLAS — Liam Kirk was on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, about 4,600 miles away from Dallas, on Saturday when he became the first player born and trained in England to be selected in the NHL draft.