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Winnipeg Jets, goalie Connor Hellebuyck agree to six-year deal

The Winnipeg Jets have agreed to terms with goaltender Connor Hellebuyck on a six-year, $37 million deal, the team announced Thursday. Hellebuyck, who now avoids a salary arbitration hearing, tied for the NHL lead for most wins with a 44-11-9 record last season. He was

NHL – Free-agent rankings – Way-too-early 2019 buyer’s guide

Jul 12, 2018 Greg WyshynskiESPN The ink has dried on the contracts. The courtship of John Tavares has concluded with his return to Toronto. The 2018 NHL free-agent frenzy ended as it began — with some very wealthy people getting wealthier, general managers spending beyond

Red Wings agree with Anthony Mantha on 2-year contract

DETROIT — The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to a two-year, $6.6 million contract with Anthony Mantha. The Red Wings announced the move with the restricted free agent Wednesday, keeping the 23-year-old wing after he led the team with 24 goals last season. Mantha had

St. Louis Blues sign forward Patrick Maroon to 1-year deal

Patrick Maroon is headed home, signing a one-year, $1.75 million contract with the St. Louis Blues. Maroon grew up in a St. Louis suburb and played for the St. Louis Bandits of the North American Hockey League. “We’re excited to add Pat Maroon to our

St. Louis Blues among best Stanley Cup value bets

12:36 PM ET Ben Close Editor for fantasy, chalk and NHL, as well as a contributing hockey writer. Previously with ESPN The Magazine. Joined ESPN in 2012 after graduating from Colgate University. The 2018-19 NHL season is months away, and Alex Ovechkin and his

Lightning sign Nikita Kucherov to 8-year extension

Jul 10, 2018 Greg WyshynskiESPN As they jockey for position in the Erik Karlsson derby, the Tampa Bay Lightning didn’t hesitate to lock up one of their own star players until 2027. Right wing Nikita Kucherov signed an eight-year, $76 million extension that kicks in

Anaheim Ducks to retire numbers of Paul Kariya, Scott Niedermayer

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Anaheim Ducks will retire the numbers of Paul Kariya and Scott Niedermayer during the upcoming season. Ducks owners Henry and Susan Samueli announced the honors for the two Hockey Hall of Famers on Monday. Teemu Selanne‘s No. 8 is the only