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Ducks agree to 8-year extension with goalie John Gibson

John Gibson has grown up with the Anaheim Ducks, and they want the goalie guarding their net for many years to come. Gibson agreed to an eight-year, $ 51.2 million US extension with the Ducks on Saturday, keeping him with the club through the 2026-27 season. Gibson debuted with Anaheim as a precocious 20-year-old in 2014, and he survived a few ...

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Golden Knights, William Karlsson avoid arbitration with 1-year deal

William Karlsson and the Vegas Golden Knights avoided arbitration with a $ 5.25 million US, one-year contract for the high-scoring forward. General manager George McPhee announced the deal Saturday. Karlsson gets a significant raise from his previous $ 1 million salary. “In the arbitration process, it helps to get the deal done,” McPhee said. “The parties get sharper and more ...

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Flames waive Troy Brouwer to buy out final 2 years of contract

The Calgary Flames have placed assistant captain Troy Brouwer on unconditional waivers with the intention of buying out the remaining two years of his contract. The move was announced by the team Thursday and will save the Flames $ 3 million US in space under the salary cap in each of the next two seasons. Brouwer has struggled in two ...

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Sabres acquire Jeff Skinner in trade with Hurricanes

Sabres general manager Jason Botterill continued fulfilling an off-season objective to shake up a team that finished last for the third time in five years, acquiring playmaking forward Jeff Skinner in a trade with the Carolina Hurricanes. “What’s exciting about this trade here for our group is it’s not just all about futures,” Botterill said, shortly after completing the deal ...

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William Nylander wants long-term deal from Maple Leafs

William Nylander made it clear he wants to stay in Toronto for the long haul. Now it’s up to the restricted free agent’s representatives and Maple leafs general manager Kyle Dubas to make it happen. On hand Wednesday night to lend his support to the Smashfest ping-pong tournament, Nylander said his preference is to sign long-term with Toronto — a ...

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Sens sign Mark Stone to 1-year deal worth $7.35M US

The Ottawa Senators avoided salary arbitration with Mark Stone on Friday, signing the winger to a one-year contract worth $ 7.35 million US. The club also saw the arbitrator in its case with Cody Ceci award the defenceman $ 4.3 million for the coming season. Stone’s deal came just as the Senators and the restricted free agent were set to have a hearing to determine ...

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