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NHL 2018-19 schedule features outdoor and European games

NEW YORK — Two outdoor games and three games in Europe highlight the 2018-19 NHL schedule. The schedule, released Thursday, features a game in Goteborg, Sweden on Oct. 6 between the Edmonton Oilers and New Jersey Devils.

Islanders to play 8 more games in former home, total of 20

ALBANY, N.Y. — The New York Islanders have added eight more games to their regular-season schedule at their former home, Nassau Coliseum at NYCB Live in Uniondale, New York.
Salary cap set at $79.5 million for 2018-19 NHL season

Salary cap set at $79.5 million for 2018-19 NHL season

DALLAS — General managers looking to make moves at the NHL draft found out the salary cap for next season will be $79.5 million, an increase of $4.5 million from last year. The NHL and NHLPA announced the cap and $58.8 million salary floor Thursday.
Islanders hire Trotz as coach fresh off winning Stanley Cup

Islanders hire Trotz as coach fresh off winning Stanley Cup

DALLAS — Barry Trotz has gone from lifting the Stanley Cup with the Washington Capitals to coaching the New York Islanders in just two weeks.
Oilers place defenceman Gryba on waivers, plan to buy out his contract

Oilers place defenceman Gryba on waivers, plan to buy out his contract

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have placed defenceman Eric Gryba on unconditional waivers for the purpose of buying out his contract. Gryba is entering the final year of a two-year, US$1.
A look at what Canadian teams might do in the first round of the NHL draft

A look at what Canadian teams might do in the first round of the NHL draft

DALLAS — With four of Canada's seven NHL teams set to select in the top 10 of the draft, The Canadian Press takes a look at how Friday's first round might play out at the American Airlines Center in Dallas. MONTREAL CANADIENS With the No.
Hall wins Hart Trophy as NHL MVP on a night hockey reflects on three tragedies

Hall wins Hart Trophy as NHL MVP on a night hockey reflects on three tragedies

LAS VEGAS — Taylor Hall was a nervous wreck as the NHL Awards approached its climax.
Humboldt Broncos recognized during NHL Awards

Humboldt Broncos recognized during NHL Awards

LAS VEGAS — Late Humboldt Broncos coach Darcy Haugan was honoured with the inaugural Willie O'Ree Community Hero Award on Wednesday night, and 10 of the surviving players were reunited for the first time since the bus crash that killed 16 people.
The Latest: New Jersey's Taylor Hall wins Hart Trophy as MVP

The Latest: New Jersey's Taylor Hall wins Hart Trophy as MVP

LAS VEGAS — The Latest on NHL awards show at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (all times local): 7:15 p.m. New Jersey forward Taylor Hall has won the Hart Trophy as the NHL's most valuable player.
Nashville Predators' Pekka Rinne wins Vezina Trophy as NHL's top goalie

Nashville Predators' Pekka Rinne wins Vezina Trophy as NHL's top goalie

LAS VEGAS — Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne has won the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's top goalie for the 2017-18 season. The 35-year-old Finn took home the honour for the first time at Wednesday's NHL Awards in Las Vegas.