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The National Hockey League is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada. The NHL is considered to be the premier professional ice hockey league in the world, and one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.

Bruins Sign David Krejci To One-Year Contract

Bruins Sign David Krejci To One-Year Contract

BOSTON – Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, August 8, that the team has signed forward David Krejci to a one-year contract through the 2022-23 season worth $1 million, plus an additional $2 million in performance-based incentives. Krejci, 36, played the 2021-22 season in the Czechia league for HC Olomouc. In 51 games, Krejci led his team in…

Bruins Sign Patrice Bergeron To One-Year Contract

Bruins Sign Patrice Bergeron To One-Year Contract

BOSTON – Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, August 8, that the team has signed forward Patrice Bergeron to a one-year contract through the 2022-23 season worth $2.5 million, plus an additional $2.5 million in performance-based incentives.  Bergeron, 37, is entering his 19th NHL season, all with the Bruins. The L’Ancienne-Lorette, Quebec native ranks third in Bruins…

2022 World Junior Championship predictions

2022 World Junior Championship predictions

The winner of the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship will be Canada or Sweden, according to two NHL.com writers.NHL.com deputy managing editor Adam Kimelman believes Canada will win after reaching the championship game of the 2021 WJC, while NHL.com staff writer Mike G. Morreale predicts Sweden will win the tournament for the first time since…

Bedard heads Canada roster for 2022 World Junior Championship

Bedard heads Canada roster for 2022 World Junior Championship

Connor Bedard, a top prospect for the 2023 NHL Draft, is among the 25 players that will play for Canada at the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship.The tournament will be played at Rogers Place in Edmonton from Aug. 9-20.Bedard was fourth in the Western Hockey League last season with 100 points (51 goals, 49 assists)…

Oilers’ Kane suspended 1 game after hit on Kadri

Oilers’ Kane suspended 1 game after hit on Kadri

Jun 5, 2022Kristen ShiltonESPN NHL reporter CloseKristen Shilton is a national NHL reporter for ESPN.EDMONTON, Alberta — Edmonton Oilers left wing Evander Kane has been suspended one game for boarding Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals on Saturday.Kane will miss Game 4 of the series on Monday, when…

Stephane Robidas named assistant coach

Stephane Robidas named assistant coach

MONTREAL — Montreal Canadiens general manager Kent Hughes announced on Thursday that Stephane Robidas has been appointed as the team’s new assistant coach.”We are very lucky to have someone of Stephane’s caliber join our coaching staff. His recent experience as an NHL player, and his outstanding hockey background, will be excellent assets for the development…

Yager among top 2023 draft picks to play for Canada at Hlinka Gretzky Cup

Yager among top 2023 draft picks to play for Canada at Hlinka Gretzky Cup

CALGARY — Brayden Yager, a potential first-round pick in the 2023 NHL Draft, was among the 23 players selected to represent Canada at the 2022 Hlinka Gretzky Cup.The tournament, which features some of the top under-18 players, will be played July 31-Aug. 6 in Red Deer, Alberta.”It’s like a springboard,” Yager said. “It’s best-on-best here…

Dubois ‘didn’t ask for a trade’ from Jets

Dubois ‘didn’t ask for a trade’ from Jets

Pierre-Luc Dubois said on Monday that he is committed to the Winnipeg Jets for this upcoming season but did little to quiet the speculation surrounding his future beyond that.The 24-year-old forward, who was a restricted free agent, signed a one-year, $6 million contract on Friday.”If I wanted out of Winnipeg, I would have asked for…

Fantasy spin: Tkachuk-Huberdeau trade on Panthers, Flames

Fantasy spin: Tkachuk-Huberdeau trade on Panthers, Flames

NHL.com has the fantasy hockey impact of the trade that sent elite wing Matthew Tkachuk to the Florida Panthers from the Calgary Flames for elite wing Jonathan Huberdeau and valuable defenseman MacKenzie Weegar. For more coverage, visit NHL.com/Fantasy and subscribe for free to the “NHL Fantasy on Ice” podcast.MORE FANTASY COVERAGE:Top 250 for this seasonThe Florida…

Predators Sign Nino Niederreiter to Two-Year, $8 Million Contract

Predators Sign Nino Niederreiter to Two-Year, $8 Million Contract

Nashville, Tenn. (July 21, 2022) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the team has signed forward Nino Niederreiter to a two-year, $8 million contract.Niederreiter, 29 (9/08/92), posted 44 points (24g-20a) in 75 games for the Carolina Hurricanes in 2021-22, his 12th professional season. Niederreiter finished the year as…