Jared Bednar never got a shot in the NHL as a player but he's getting one now as a coach. The Avalanche on Wednesday formally introduced Bednar, who was hired two weeks ago to lead Colorado after spending years in the minor leagues as a player and…MICHAEL KELLY (Associated Press)
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) -- The Winnipeg Jets named forward Blake Wheeler as their captain Wednesday.
The Carolina Hurricanes have signed general manager Ron Francis to a contract extension through the 2018-19 season, the team announced Tuesday. ''I appreciate the fact that (owner Peter Karmanos Jr.) is willing to give me the extension,'' Francis…
After the best regular season in franchise history, the Washington Capitals almost lost two assistant coaches to other NHL teams. Todd Reirden was a finalist for the Calgary Flames' head coaching job and Lane Lambert for the Colorado Avalanche's.…STEPHEN WHYNO (AP Sports Writer)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tomas Plekanec has been chosen captain of the Czech Republic's team for the World Cup of Hockey.