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Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin, left, and owner Geoff Molson leave an end-of-season news conference in Brossard, Que., Monday, April 9, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Habs’ sponsors satisfied with team owner’s apology for drafting Logan Mailloux

Habs’ sponsors satisfied with team owner’s apology for drafting Logan Mailloux

 

Michal Kristof of Slovakia, left, and Nikita Zadorov of Russia fight for a puck during the Ice Hockey World Championship group A match between the Slovakia and Russia at the Olympic Sports Center in Riga, Latvia, Monday, May 24, 2021.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Roman Koksarov

Oilers, Flames make big splashes in free agency; Leafs find help in net

Oilers, Flames make big splashes in free agency; Leafs find help in net

 

FILE - Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) plays in the second period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series against the Colorado Avalanche in Denver, in this Tuesday, June 8, 2021, file photo. Reigning Vezina Trophy-winning goaltender Marc Andre Fleury has been traded from Vegas to Chicago and is contemplating his future, according to his agent. Allan Walsh tweeted Tuesday, July 27, 2021, that Fleury had still not heard from the Golden Knights about the deal.AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Vegas trades Fleury to Chicago as goalie carousel spins

Vegas trades Fleury to Chicago as goalie carousel spins

 

FILE - Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin is shown before an NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins in Washington, in this Tuesday, May 11, 2021, file photo. Ovechkin re-signed with the Washington Capitals on the eve of free agency, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, inking a four-year deal worth $40 million.(AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

Capitals re-sign Alex Ovechkin to $47.5M, 5-year contract

Capitals re-sign Alex Ovechkin to $47.5M, 5-year contract

FILE - Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin is shown before an NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins in Washington, in this Tuesday, May 11, 2021, file photo. Ovechkin re-signed with the Washington Capitals on the eve of free agency, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, inking a four-year deal worth $40 million.(AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen deflects the puck wide of the net during second period NHL action Wednesday, May 12, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

From great goalies to feisty forwards, lots of talent to be found in NHL free agency

From great goalies to feisty forwards, lots of talent to be found in NHL free agency

Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen deflects the puck wide of the net during second period NHL action Wednesday, May 12, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

‘Now you wait’: NHL draft’s true winners yet to come, GM says

‘Now you wait’: NHL draft’s true winners yet to come, GM says

Canada's Owen Power controls the puck during the Ice Hockey World Championship semifinal match between the United States and Canada at the Arena in Riga, Latvia, Saturday, June 5, 2021. The Buffalo Sabres selected Power No.1 at the 2021 NHL draft. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Sergei Grits

Sabres pick Michigan defenceman Owen Power 1st in NHL draft

Sabres pick Michigan defenceman Owen Power 1st in NHL draft

Canada's Owen Power controls the puck during the Ice Hockey World Championship semifinal match between the United States and Canada at the Arena in Riga, Latvia, Saturday, June 5, 2021. The Buffalo Sabres selected Power No.1 at the 2021 NHL draft. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Sergei Grits

Sabres to open NHL draft featuring Michigan, mystery, Kraken

Sabres to open NHL draft featuring Michigan, mystery, Kraken

Journalists tour the Olympics Village for Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and Paralympic Winter Games, during a media tour in Zhangjiakou in northwestern China's Hebei province on July 14, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Andy Wong

NHL schedule leaves room for Olympic break, league says talks ongoing

NHL schedule leaves room for Olympic break, league says talks ongoing

Journalists tour the Olympics Village for Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and Paralympic Winter Games, during a media tour in Zhangjiakou in northwestern China's Hebei province on July 14, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Andy Wong
Hadyn Fluery, a defenseman from the Anaheim Ducks, speaks after being introduced as a new player with the Seattle Kraken NHL hockey team, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, during the Kraken's expansion draft event in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Seattle Kraken expansion draft: NHL GMs learned from Vegas

Seattle Kraken expansion draft: NHL GMs learned from Vegas

Hadyn Fluery, a defenseman from the Anaheim Ducks, speaks after being introduced as a new player with the Seattle Kraken NHL hockey team, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, during the Kraken's expansion draft event in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Pittsburgh Penguins' Jared McCann scores a power-play goal against the New York Rangers during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, April 6, 2021, in New York.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP,  Bruce Bennett, Pool 

Kraken take Flames’ Giordano in expansion draft

Kraken take Flames’ Giordano in expansion draft

Pittsburgh Penguins' Jared McCann scores a power-play goal against the New York Rangers during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, April 6, 2021, in New York.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP,  Bruce Bennett, Pool 
Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price watches from the net during pregame of Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup finals against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Gerry Broome

Price tops list of talent Seattle Kraken can steal from Canadian teams in draft

Price tops list of talent Seattle Kraken can steal from Canadian teams in draft

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price watches from the net during pregame of Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup finals against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Gerry Broome
FILE - In this May 19, 2021, file photo, Colorado Avalanche defenseman Ryan Graves (27) works with the puck in front of St. Louis Blues center Brayden Schenn (10) during Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series in Denver. The Avalanche sent Graves to the New Jersey Devils in a move made with an eye on the upcoming expansion draft of the Seattle Kraken. In exchange, the Avalanche acquired forward Mikhail Maltsev and a second-round selection in the 2021 draft from New Jersey. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Avalanche send Graves to Devils with eye on expansion draft

Avalanche send Graves to Devils with eye on expansion draft

FILE - In this May 19, 2021, file photo, Colorado Avalanche defenseman Ryan Graves (27) works with the puck in front of St. Louis Blues center Brayden Schenn (10) during Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series in Denver. The Avalanche sent Graves to the New Jersey Devils in a move made with an eye on the upcoming expansion draft of the Seattle Kraken. In exchange, the Avalanche acquired forward Mikhail Maltsev and a second-round selection in the 2021 draft from New Jersey. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
Montreal Canadiens assistant coach Luke Richardson gives instructions during a break in play during NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey semifinal action against the Vegas Golden Knights in Montreal, Sunday, June 20, 2021. The Canadiens have agreed to a three-year contract extension with Richardson. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Canadiens sign assistant coach Luke Richardson to three-year extension

Canadiens sign assistant coach Luke Richardson to three-year extension

Montreal Canadiens assistant coach Luke Richardson gives instructions during a break in play during NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey semifinal action against the Vegas Golden Knights in Montreal, Sunday, June 20, 2021. The Canadiens have agreed to a three-year contract extension with Richardson. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne announces his retirement Tuesday, July 13, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn. Rinne, the 2018 NHL hockey Vezina Trophy winner, spent all of his 15 seasons with the Predators. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Moving on from past is first step in this NHL offseason

Moving on from past is first step in this NHL offseason

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne announces his retirement Tuesday, July 13, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn. Rinne, the 2018 NHL hockey Vezina Trophy winner, spent all of his 15 seasons with the Predators. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne announces his retirement Tuesday, July 13, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn. Rinne, the 2018 NHL hockey Vezina Trophy winner, spent all of his 15 seasons with the Predators. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Moving on from past is first step in this NHL off season

Keith asked for a trade to Western Canada and landed with the Oilers

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Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne announces his retirement Tuesday, July 13, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn. Rinne, the 2018 NHL hockey Vezina Trophy winner, spent all of his 15 seasons with the Predators. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Montreal Canadiens head coach Dominique Ducharme directs from the bench during the first period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup finals against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. Ducharme has been officially named the head coach of the Canadiens after leading the club on an electric playoff run all the way to the Stanley Cup final. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Gerry Broome

‘When you do good things, good things happen to you’: Ducharme signs deal with Habs

‘When you do good things, good things happen to you’: Ducharme signs deal with Habs

Montreal Canadiens head coach Dominique Ducharme directs from the bench during the first period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup finals against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. Ducharme has been officially named the head coach of the Canadiens after leading the club on an electric playoff run all the way to the Stanley Cup final. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Gerry Broome
Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe, front right, talks with his players during NHL training camp ahead of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs in Toronto on July 15, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Dean Chynoweth joins Toronto Maple Leafs coaching staff as assistant

Dean Chynoweth joins Toronto Maple Leafs coaching staff as assistant

Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe, front right, talks with his players during NHL training camp ahead of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs in Toronto on July 15, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Lightning dent Stanley Cup after another Tampa boat parade

Lightning dent Stanley Cup after another Tampa boat parade

FILE - Pierre McGuire broadcasts during the third period of an NHL hockey game between the Boston Bruins and the Washington Capitals in Boston, in this Saturday, April 8, 2017, file photo. Longtime television analyst Pierre McGuire is returning to an NHL front office as senior vice president of player development for the Ottawa Senators. The club announced McGuire's appointment Monday morning, July 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)

Ex-NBC analyst Pierre McGuire joins Senators front office

Ex-NBC analyst Pierre McGuire joins Senators front office

FILE - Pierre McGuire broadcasts during the third period of an NHL hockey game between the Boston Bruins and the Washington Capitals in Boston, in this Saturday, April 8, 2017, file photo. Longtime television analyst Pierre McGuire is returning to an NHL front office as senior vice president of player development for the Ottawa Senators. The club announced McGuire's appointment Monday morning, July 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)