NHL

Lightning re-sign Paul to seven-year, $22M deal

The Lightning have signed forward Nick Paul to a seven-year, $22.05 million contract. Paul joined Tampa Bay for its run to a third straight Stanley Cup Final, posting five goals and four assists in the playoffs. ... Continue Reading

Sharks fire coach Boughner after 3 seasons

The San Jose Sharks have fired head coach Bob Boughner and his staff, the team announced on Friday. ... Continue Reading

NHL head-coach tracker: Hirings, firings and more

As the offseason begins early for some teams, they are moving on from their bench bosses. Here's the latest on all the openings. ... Continue Reading

Top prospects for the 2022 NHL draft, led by Shane Wright, Logan Cooley, Juraj Slafkovsky

The NHL draft is coming up on July 7 and 8. Who will your team take? Here are the top prospects according to NHL Central Scouting. ... Continue Reading

2022 NHL draft order: Full list of all 225 picks

Here is an ordered list of all 32 NHL teams' draft picks for the 2022 draft, set to take place July 7 and 8 in Montreal. ... Continue Reading

Answering the big NHL offseason questions: Trade candidates, free agents, draft rumblings

With the Cup awarded to the Avs, we're looking at the latest buzz on Gaudreau, Giroux and Kadri, the next set of swaps, and the draft. ... Continue Reading

Sources: Bruins set to hire Montgomery as coach

The Bruins are expected announce Jim Montgomery as their new coach Friday, the same day his contract as an assistant coach with the Blues expires. ... Continue Reading

Avs live it up as they celebrate title at parade

The parade held Thursday to celebrate the Avalanche's Stanley Cup title offered a little bit of everything. ... Continue Reading

Red Wings hire Lightning's Lalonde as new coach

Derek Lalonde, who has spent the past four seasons as an assistant with the Tampa Bay Lightning, has been hired as the Detroit Red Wings' next head coach. ... Continue Reading

Capitals hire first woman as NHL video coach

Emily Engel-Natzke wanted to make the National Hockey League as a video coach. ... Continue Reading

Sabres re-sign goalie Anderson to 1-year deal

Goalie Craig Anderson is putting off retirement for now, returning to the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday for a one-year contract. ... Continue Reading

Is this just the start of an Avalanche dynasty?

With a talented young core in place in Colorado, the 2022 Stanley Cup might be just the first of multiple championships in the next several years. ... Continue Reading

Pappin, credited with Leafs' last Cup winner, dies

Jim Pappin, the former NHL forward credited with Toronto's last Stanley Cup-winning goal, has died at age 82. ... Continue Reading

Host Saint John beats Hamilton for Memorial Cup

The Saint John Sea Dogs won the Memorial Cup, beating the Hamilton Bulldogs 6-3 on Wednesday night for their second title in four appearances. ... Continue Reading

Trade grades: Kings deal from position of strength, land Fiala

The Wild needed cap space, and sent the talented winger to L.A. in exchange for a first-round pick and a prospect. ... Continue Reading