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September 13, 2018 8:09 PM Tavares, Marleau, Rielly named Maple Leafs alternate captains

John Tavares, Patrick Marleau and Morgan Rielly were named alternate captains for the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday. Tavares and Marleau replace forwards Leo Komarov and Tyler Bozak, who departed this summer as free agents. Rielly, a 24-year-old defenceman, was an alternate captain last season. The honor was not lost on Tavares, who joined the Maple 85

July 28, 2018 2:42 PM Barclays Center abandoning plastic drinking straws

NEW YORK -- An arena where the Brooklyn Nets and New York Islanders play is the latest place making plastic straws a thing of the past. Brooklyn's Barclays Center said this week that it will switch to strawless drink lids or straws made from compostable alternative materials by next year. The affiliated Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, on Long Island 86

July 7, 2018 2:01 AM NHL notebook: Senators' Burrows announces retirement

Alexandre Burrows announced his retirement Friday after 13 seasons in the NHL and was hired as an assistant coach with Laval of the American Hockey League. Burrows, 37, spent his career with the Vancouver Canucks (2005-17) and Ottawa Senators (2017-18), tallying 205 goals and 204 assists over 913 games. Burrows finished last season with 14 points (six goals 95

June 27, 2018 3:49 PM South Korea fearful Yemeni asylum seekers will exploit visa loophole

The tourist island of Jeju (pictured) has seen an influx of Yemeni asylum seekers aiming to claim refugee status. (iStock) A South Korean tourist island is up in arms over an influx of hundreds of Yemeni asylum seekers exploiting a visa loophole. The scenic island, which has long been a popular tourist destination with Koreans, has seen a spike in Yemeni 175

June 26, 2018 10:11 PM Tampa Bay re-signs deadline acquisition J.T. Miller to 5-year, $26.25M deal

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Lightning have re-signed forward J.T. Miller to a five-year contract worth $26.25 million. Miller will count $5.5 million against the salary cap through 2022-23. General manager Steve Yzerman announced the deal with the pending restricted free agent on Tuesday. Acquired from the New York Rangers at the trade deadline, Miller put up 18 points 53

June 24, 2018 11:42 PM Capitals' defenseman John Carlson agrees to 8-year, $64M contract

The Washington Capitals and John Carlson agreed to a new eight-year, $64 million contract, the team announced Sunday. Carlson set career highs with 15 goals and 53 assists in 2017-18 as part of the Capitals' first Stanley Cup Final in 20 years. He added five goals and 15 assists in the playoff run to Washington's first championship. Carlson was the highest-scoring 70

June 21, 2018 5:50 PM Report: Ex-Caps coach Trotz agrees to coach New York Islanders

Barry Trotz has agreed to take over as head coach of the New York Islanders. According to TSN, the five-year deal is worth up to $4 million per season. Trotz is on the open market after resigning his post with the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals. The Cup victory over the Vegas Golden Knights triggered a contract extension for Trotz at well below 72

June 18, 2018 10:14 PM Barry Trotz resigns as Capitals head coach

Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz has tendered his resignation from the team, becoming a free agent after leading the franchise to its first Stanley Cup on June 7. "After careful consideration and consultation with my family, I am officially announcing my resignation as Head Coach of the Washington Capitals," Trotz said in a statement Monday 77

March 19, 2018 9:09 PM Penguins G Matt Murray close to return from concussion

PITTSBURGH -- Penguins goaltender Matt Murray looks ready to return from a concussion that kept him out for the past three weeks. Murray practiced with his teammates on Monday and could be available on Tuesday night when the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions visit the New York Islanders. Coach Mike Sullivan said Murray looked strong during Pittsburgh's 75

February 23, 2018 6:43 PM Islanders, forward Josh Bailey agree to six-year, $30 million deal

NEW YORK -- Josh Bailey has agreed to a six-year, $30 million deal to stay with the New York Islanders instead of testing free agency this summer. The 28-year-old forward was selected to his first All-Star appearance last month. He has 15 goals and 47 assists this season -- already setting career highs for assists and points (62). Bailey is tied for seventh 67