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Vladimir Tarasenko signs 8-year, $60 million contract

Vladimir Tarasenko signs 8-year, $60 million contract

The St. Louis Blues signed right wing Vladimir Tarasenko to an eight-year, $60 million contract on Tuesday. The 23-year-old Tarasenko becomes the team's highest player with a salary cap hit of $7.5 million. In a breakout season in 2014-15, Tarasekno finished...
Colorado Avalanche Sign Carl Soderberg to Five-Year Contract Extension

Colorado Avalanche Sign Carl Soderberg to Five-Year Contract Extension

A day after trading for his rights, the Avalanche have signed Carl Soderberg to a five-year deal, according to reports from ESPN.com. Soderberg, 29, was acquired from the Boston Bruins on Thursday (June 25) in exchange for a sixth-round selection...
Jarret Stoll : LA Kings player faces felony charge in Las Vegas drug arrest

Jarret Stoll : LA Kings player faces felony charge in Las Vegas drug arrest

Jarret Stoll, 32, was charged Monday for felony drug possession in regard to his April arrest for suspicion of cocaine and Ecstasy at the MGM Grand's Wet Republic pool club in Las Vegas, Nev., reports ESPN. If convicted of a...
Nathan Paetsch : AHL player Paetsch pleads guilty to role in gambling ring

Nathan Paetsch : AHL player Paetsch pleads guilty to role in gambling ring

A former National Hockey League (NHL) player has avoided seven years in prison despite admitting his involvement in an illegal gambling business that allowed players to bet on sports via multiple offshore iGaming sites. Nathan Paetsch, who also played for...
NHL : Connor McDavid signs deal with Reebok/CCM

NHL : Connor McDavid signs deal with Reebok/CCM

The 2015 NHL Draft is still three weeks away, but Connor McDavid has already landed his first major sponsorship deal. CCM Hockey announced Thursday night that McDavid has agreed to exclusively use the company's equipment and also play a key...
Steve Montador had brain trauma, family to sue NHL

Steve Montador had brain trauma, family to sue NHL

Researchers who autopsied the brain of former NHL defenceman Steve Montador have discovered he had chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, the progressively degenerative disease that’s been linked to repeated blows to the head. The Canadian Sports Concussion Project at Toronto's...
Vladimir Tarasenko's hat trick helped Blues even series with Wild - Watch

Vladimir Tarasenko’s hat trick helped Blues even series with Wild – Watch

Vladimir Tarasenko notched a hat trick as the Blues trumped the Wild 4-1 to even their first-round series as it heads to Minnesota. Tarasenko had an assist and no shots in a 4-2 loss in Game 1, but responded with...
Oilers Win NHL Draft Lottery, Will Pick First

Oilers Win NHL Draft Lottery, Will Pick First

The Edmonton Oilers have won the NHL draft lottery for the fourth time in six seasons, only this time the prize is a franchise-changing talent. The Oilers on Saturday night earned the right to pick Connor McDavid first overall at...
Alex Ovechkin : Capitals Superstar reaches 50 goals for 6th time

Alex Ovechkin : Capitals Superstar reaches 50 goals for 6th time

Alex Ovechkin returned to familiar territory on Tuesday, netting his 50th goal of the season. The Washington Capitals forward reached the mark for the sixth time in his career in the first period versus the Carolina Hurricanes. The 29 year old...
Jared Cowen given three-game ban for headshot on Jokinen

Jared Cowen given three-game ban for headshot on Jokinen

Jared Cowen was suspended three games for his illegal hit to the head on Florida Panthers forward Jussi Jokinen Saturday at Canadian Tire Centre. Senators coach Dave Cameron confirmed the suspension Monday. Cowen caught Jokinen with a hit above his shoulders...