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  1. Penguins radio announcer Mike Lange to cut back road work

    09.21 / 19:51 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Hockey
    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh Penguins radio play-by-play announcer Mike Lange is cutting back his road schedule. The 69-year-old Hall of Famer will still announce all 41 Penguins home games, but will do only 15 road games, handing the rest off to Josh Getzoff. The 29-year-old Getzoff has done pre- and…
  2. Young, established NHL players are resorting to camp tryouts

    09.21 / 16:57 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Hockey
    When Alex Chiasson found himself without a job halfway through the offseason, frustration began to set in. Even at age 26 with 106 points to his name in 320 NHL games, Chiasson wasn't tendered a contract by the Calgary Flames, and by late July his options were limited. In early…
  3. In Shanghai, LA Kings win 1st NHL preseason game in China

    09.21 / 16:57 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Hockey
    SHANGHAI (AP) - In the first NHL preseason game played in China, the Los Angeles Kings used a third-period scoring spurt to put away the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Thursday. The teams gave the raucous Shanghai crowd a fast-paced, physical introduction to the NHL, combining for 17 penalties and several…
  4. Dallas Stars led the way with major moves in NHL offseason

    09.21 / 08:04 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Hockey
    The Dallas Stars led the league in significant moves in the offseason, hoping to turn around a franchise that seemed to be headed in the right direction a year ago. The team plummeted to a sixth-place finish last season in the Central Division a year after ending a decade-long division…
  5. Schultz's OT goal lift Penguins over Red Wings

    09.21 / 03:19 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Hockey
    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Justin Schultz scored 27 seconds into overtime, sending the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 6-5 preseason win against the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night. Adam Johnson scored twice for the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions. Conor Sheary and Jake Guentzel also scored for Pittsburgh. Tristan Jarry made…
  6. Capitals' Ovechkin releases statement about Olympics

    09.15 / 03:47 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Hockey
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin released a statement Thursday night through the NHL team expressing frustration about the league's decision to skip the Olympics. "I wanted to make this statement so that my words are clear and nobody misunderstands what I am saying," the Russian forward wrote.…
  7. Alex Ovechkin accepts decision to not participate in Winter Olympics

    09.15 / 03:47 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Hockey
    Alex Ovechkin has come to terms with not being able to play in the upcoming Olympics. Though, he's not happy about it. The Washington Capitals star released a statement late Thursday saying he understands he won't be allowed to participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea in…
  8. Islanders ready for hard training camp aimed at strong start

    09.15 / 00:52 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Hockey
    EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) - The New York Islanders got off to a slow start last season and, despite a strong second half that followed a midyear coaching change, finished a point out of a playoff spot. Now, Doug Weight has promised a hard camp as he heads into his…
  9. Wild agree to terms with LW Foligno on 4-year, $11.5M deal

    09.14 / 23:51 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Hockey
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Wild have agreed to terms with restricted free-agent left wing Marcus Foligno on a four-year, $11.5 million contract. The Wild announced the deal Thursday, the day before they take the ice for the start of training camp. Foligno will make $2 million this…
  10. Housley back in Buffalo, eager for up-tempo stamp on Sabres

    09.14 / 22:52 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Hockey
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - The Sabres' new-look blue-line is already making a good impression on rookie coach Phil Housley even before Buffalo opens training camp. "I thought I hit a long drive on the long-drive hole, and I was 10 yards behind Ryan O'Reilly," Housley said Thursday, a day after…
  11. Former NHL defenseman Noel Picard dies at 78

    09.14 / 22:52 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Hockey
    MONTREAL (AP) - Noel Picard, the former St. Louis Blues defenseman pictured in the famous shot of Boston star Bobby Orr flying through the air after scoring a Stanley Cup-winning goal, has died. He was 78. The St. Louis Blues said Picard died last week in Montreal after a long…
  12. Maple Leafs sign defenseman Roman Polak to pro tryout deal

    09.14 / 22:52 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Hockey
    TORONTO (AP) - The Toronto Maple Leafs re-signed free-agent defenseman Roman Polak to a professional tryout Thursday. The 31-year-old Polak is coming off a serious leg injury during the playoffs. The Czech defender had four goals and seven assists in 75 regular-season games with the Maple Leafs last season. Also,…
  13. Senators forward Clarke MacArthur fails physical

    09.14 / 22:52 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Hockey
    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - Ottawa Senators forward Clarke MacArthur has failed his training camp physical examination. MacArthur sustained a concussion during training camp last year and failed a baseline test in January. He played in four regular-season games after returning in April, and added nine points in 19 playoff games…
  14. Winnipeg forward Bryan Little agrees to 6-year extension

    09.14 / 22:52 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Hockey
    WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) - Winnipeg Jets forward Bryan Little agreed to a six-year contract extension Thursday. The deal has an average annual value of 5.29 million, starting next season. The 29-year-old Little had 21 goals and 26 assists in 59 games for the Jets last season. He has 184 goals…
  15. Predators eager to return after team's shortest offseason

    09.14 / 20:45 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Hockey
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Nashville Predators couldn't be happier to return to work after their painful loss in the Stanley Cup Final , a deep playoff run that made for the shortest offseason in franchise history. "I feel like it's been enough time," goaltender Pekka Rinne said Thursday. "I…
  16. Capitals storylines to watch for in training camp

    09.14 / 20:45 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Hockey
    In his final media availability last season, Alex Ovechkin vowed to reporters he would improve over the summer. The Capitals star is approaching his 32nd birthday and general manager Brian MacLellan expressed the need for him to get better. Training camp opens Friday, and Ovechkin's development will be one of…
  17. Avs forward Matt Duchene reports to camp amid uncertainty

    09.14 / 18:32 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Hockey
    DENVER (AP) - Forward Matt Duchene says he arrived for the start of the Colorado Avalanche training camp to honor his contract and out of respect for his teammates even though his future with the team remains murky. Duchene's name was floated last season in trade talks, but no deal…
  18. Bruins sign Pastrnak to 6-year, $40 million deal

    09.14 / 15:36 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Hockey
    BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Bruins signed forward David Pastrnak to a six-year contract worth $40 million on Thursday. The team had been negotiating with the restricted free agent over the summer. Pastrnak had career highs with 34 goals, 70 points and a plus-11 last season. A native of the…