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Trade Grades – Rangers hit a home run in Jacob Trouba deal with Jets

9:40 PM ETEmily KaplanESPN The New York Rangers are back to swinging for the fences, and made a statement by trading for 25-year-old blueliner Jacob Trouba on Monday.The deal:Rangers get: D Jacob TroubaJets get: D Neal Pionk, 2019 first-round...

Rangers get Trouba from Jets for Pionk, 20th pick

8:42 PM ETEmily KaplanESPN The New York Rangers acquired defenseman Jacob Trouba from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for Neal Pionk and the 20th overall pick in Thursday's NHL draft, the teams said.Trouba, 25, had eight goals and 42...

Why Erik Karlsson re-signed with Sharks, passed on NHL free agency

Why Erik Karlsson re-signed with Sharks, passed on NHL free agency originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.comThe 2019 NHL All-Star Game might have been more meaningful than you realized.It wasn't because the Sharks hosted the event at San Jose's SAP Center...

Karlsson signs $92 million deal with Sharks

All-Star defenseman Erik Karlsson signed an eight-year deal to remain with the San Jose Sharks. The team did not release contract figures, but multiple reports on Monday said it's worth about $11.5 million per year -- $92 million total.His...

NHL draft prospect was asked about defecating on car

Professional sports teams go to extreme lengths to grill potential draft picks as much as possible. Teams aren’t just investing in a player’s ability, they are investing in them as people. Misjudge a player’s character, and you could end...

Blackhawks NHL depth chart: Forwards after Kahun trade, before Draft

Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman shipped out forward Dominik Kahun and a 2019 fifth-round pick to the Penguins to fill a need with left-handed defenseman Olli Maatta on Saturday. With offseason free agent signings Dominik Kubalik and...

NHL rumors 2019: What should the Montreal Canadiens do with Karl Alzner?

It's no question that Karl Alzner's time with the Montreal Canadiens may be up heading into next season.Alzner was one of the top defensemen on the market in the 2017 offseason, and the Habs appeared...

Anaheim Ducks promote Dallas Eakins to coach

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Dallas Eakins spent the past four years developing the Anaheim Ducks' top prospects in San Diego and preparing himself for another NHL head coaching opportunity.He is getting it with players he knows well, and with...

Pens GM — Kessel vetoed trade, not shopping him

Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford confirmed the rumor Monday that forward Phil Kessel had vetoed a recent trade.The GM did not name the team involved, but it had been widely reported that the Penguins had a deal on...

Erik Karlsson signs with the Sharks

12:43 PM ETGreg WyshynskiESPN The San Jose Sharks and defenseman Erik Karlsson, 29, have reportedly agreed to a deal on an eight-year contract, that will play him more than $11 million per season.The term and average annual value raised...

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