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Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman completed his offseason to-do list by signing “model player” Ondrej Palat to a $26.5 million, five-year deal. The Lightning and Palat avoided arbitration and settled on the contract Friday. The Czech left winger will count $5.3 million against the salary cap through the 2021-22 season. The 26-year-old Palat
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RALEIGH, N.C. — Carolina Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos Jr. is considering selling the NHL team. Hurricanes spokesman Mike Sundheim said in a statement that Karmanos is deciding whether to accept an offer for the franchise or remain the owner, but he declined to say who made the offer. Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos Jr. is mulling
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PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins didn’t look far for assistant coach Rick Tocchet’s replacement after he left to take the head coaching job with the Arizona Coyotes. The Stanley Cup champions hired newly elected Hockey Hall of Famer Mark Recchi to take over Tocchet’s position on Tuesday, just moments after the Coyotes made Tocchet’s hiring
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Rick Tocchet, who played three seasons with the Coyotes during an 18-year NHL career, returns to the franchise as the team’s new head coach. “I’m extremely happy to be back with the Coyotes organization,” Tocchet said in a statement released by the team Tuesday. “I loved playing and coaching here in the Valley and have
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When you’re stuck in the dog days of summer, mid-July is a great time to look back at the past for something totally frivolous. I’ve put together championship belt features on everything from running backs to quarterbacks to pitchers to American athletes, highlighting the best __________ in every year during a defined time period. Today,
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