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NHL notebook: Red Wings likely to part ways with veterans Richards, Quincey

At least two players won't be back with the Red Wings next season. General manager Ken Holland told the Detroit Free Press on Thursday he informed ...

NHL notebook: Ex-Penguins player Stevens freed from jail

Former Penguins winger Kevin Stevens was freed without bail Wednesday after pleading not guilty to federal drug charges. Stevens spent five nights in jail since his ...

NHL notebook: Panthers select new GM, front office staff

When Tom Rowe joined the Hartford Whalers as a 23-year-old right wing, he played on a line with hard-nosed legend Gordie Howe and enforcer extraordinaire ...

NHL notebook: Ovechkin, 2 Capitals teammates join Russia at world championships

Capitals forwards Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov and defenseman Dmitry Orlov will join the Russian national team at the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship, ...

NHL notebook: Panthers re-sign defenseman Gudbranson to 1-year deal

The Panthers and defenseman Erik Gudbranson agreed on a one-year contract. Florida announced the deal Monday. Panthers general manager Dale Tallon said Gudbranson is an "important ...

NHL notebook: Senators hire Boucher as coach

Guy Boucher was hired as coach of the Senators on Sunday. The 44-year-old Boucher becomes the 12th head coach in Senators franchise history, replacing Dave Cameron, ...

NHL notebook: Benn, Kane, Holtby are Lindsay Award finalists

Dallas forward Jamie Benn, Washington goalie Braden Holtby and Chicago forward Patrick Kane are the finalists for the Ted Lindsay Award as the NHL's most ...

NHL notebook: 44-year-old Jagr returning to Panthers on 1-year deal

Jaromir Jagr is returning to the Florida Panthers. The 44-year-old agreed to a one-year contract to return to the club. The team announced the ...

Notebook: Olympic official concerned NHL players will skip 2018 Winter Games

The head of hockey's international body said there is a strong possibility NHL players won't be competing at the next Winter Olympics. International Ice Hockey Federation ...

NHL notebook: Ducks fire Boudreau after another early playoff exit

The Ducks fired coach Bruce Boudreau on Friday, two days after the four-time Pacific Division champions' first-round exit from the playoffs. While announcing the move, Ducks ...

NHL notebook: Interim coach could get Wild job permanently

Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher is about to embark on another coaching search, the third of his tenure and a critical one for the immediate ...

NHL notebook: Flyers forward Schenn suspended 3 games for high hit

Flyers forward Brayden Schenn was suspended by the NHL for three games for a high hit on Capitals forward T.J. Oshie. The punishment ...

NHL notebook: LeCavalier confirms retirement

Vincent Lecavalier intends to retire this summer, ending his 17-year NHL career after a revitalizing season with the Kings. Lecavalier confirmed his long-stated plans Sunday as ...

NHL notebook: Bettman frowns upon fans tossing items on ice

Attention, Panthers fans: Throwing those toy rats on the ice during a game means drawing the ire of commissioner Gary Bettman. Days after fans in ...

NHL notebook: No more wristbands from Flyers

The Flyers want to keep wrist shots on the ice and not from fans in the stands. The Flyers on Tuesday condemned disgruntled fans who threw ...

NHL notebook: Seguin out for Stars, Game 4 status in question

Tyler Seguin has an injury related to his previous Achilles tendon injury was held out of Game 3 on Monday against the Wild. "He can't ...