Hockey

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have signed center Dylan Strome, their first-round pick in last month's NHL draft, to a three-year entry-level contract. Terms of the contract were not disclosed by the team Monday. The 18-year-old Strome was the third overall pick in...
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid played 66 junior games for the Erie Otters this season and seven more at the world junior championship. Even when the hockey stopped, there was more to do. McDavid went to Quebec City for the CHL awards, Buffalo for the NHL scouting...
TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor stemming from a domestic violence incident with his wife after a Halloween party. Voynov entered the plea Thursday in Los Angeles County Superior Court to a count of...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Phil Kessel spent six years in Toronto trying to lift the Maple Leafs out of the churn of mediocrity. All the goals — 181 of them while wearing a leaf on the front of his sweater — failed to turn Toronto into a contender or quiet the critics who wondered...
On the first day of NHL free agency, a blockbuster trade stole the spotlight. The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired high-scoring winger Phil Kessel from Toronto on Wednesday in the biggest move of the day, while a handful of prominent defenseman found new homes in free agency. Mike...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres draftee Jack Eichel signed his first professional contract on Wednesday, opting to skip his final three years of college eligibility. Buffalo selected the physical 18-year-old center No. 2 overall in last week's draft, picking a player who won...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres draftee Jack Eichel has signed his first professional contract and will skip his final three years of college eligibility. Buffalo selected the physical 18-year-old center No. 2 overall in last week's draft, picking a player who won the 2015...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins gave stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin some help, acquiring Phil Kessel from Toronto on Wednesday. Pittsburgh sent forward Nick Spaling, defenseman Scott Harrington, former first-round pick Kasperi Kapanen and a draft pick to the...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks said all along that Brandon Saad would be back next season. Right up until Tuesday afternoon. With contract talks at a stalemate on the eve of NHL free agency, the Stanley Cup champions parted with Saad in a seven-player deal with the...