BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The Buffalo Sabres have signed prospect forward Rasmus Asplund to a three-year entry level contract.
The San Jose Sharks are closing in on a seven-year contract with Evander Kane that will keep the high-scoring forward off the free-agent market. Kane, who turns 27 in August, was acquired from Buffalo at the trade deadline. Under the terms of that…JOSH DUBOW (AP Sports Writer)
George McPhee's endgame has always been about making the Golden Knights contenders. Strategic moves to keep winning. The veteran general manager has ridden his savvy all the way to the Stanley Cup Final, a stirring run by the first-year franchise…W.G. RAMIREZ (Associated Press)
Lou Lamoriello is taking over the New York Islanders. The Islanders announced the hiring of Lamoriello on Tuesday as president of hockey operations, giving the longtime NHL executive the keys to a franchise that has missed the playoffs eight times…VIN A. CHERWOO and STEPHEN WHYNO (AP Sports Writers)
After working a quarter-century in the NHL, including two decades in management, Paul Fenton finally has the opportunity to run a team. The new general manager of the Minnesota Wild has been tasked with retooling a roster that has produced a…DAVE CAMPBELL (AP Sports Writer)