Steven Stamkos insisted all along that he wanted to stay put in Tampa Bay to win the Stanley Cup. The two-time Maurice Richard Trophy winner as the NHL's leading goal scorer gave himself that opportunity Wednesday, re-signing with the Lightning for…JOHN WAWROW and STEPHEN WHYNO (AP Sports Writers)
The Columbus Blue Jackets took care of one of their biggest offseason priorities by signing defenseman Seth Jones to a $32.4 million, six-year contract. Jones, a pending restricted free agent, will count $5.4 million against the salary cap through…
P.K. Subban is taking his talents to Smashville as part of a major trade of two of the NHL's top defensemen. The Nashville Predators acquired Subban from the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday for captain Shea Weber, the face of their franchise for…STEPHEN WHYNO (AP Sports Writer)
The Devils on Wednesday acquired a 'slighted' Taylor Hall from the Edmonton Oilers in a straight-up deal for defenseman Adam Larsson. An emotional Hall admitted the move caught him off guard after dealing with six losing seasons in Edmonton. ''I…TOM CANAVAN (AP Sports Writer)
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The Buffalo Sabres have signed defenseman Casey Nelson to a two-year contract extension.