Month: August 2021

– latest update: Aug. 2021 With over 100 years of history, it should come as no surprise that the NHL has seen its share of sibling rivalries. In some cases, those from the same bloodline have even played alongside one another. While there are a plethora of family connections throughout every era of the league,
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5:49 PM ET ESPN News Services NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Nashville Predators have signed forward Eeli Tolvanen to a three-year, $4.35 million deal. General manager David Poile announced the deal Monday. Tolvanen, 22, just finished his first full NHL season. He scored 22 points in 40 games, and his 11 goals ranked fourth on the
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When the Flyers signed veteran defenseman Keith Yandle last month, it seemingly pushed Cam York down the depth chart and made it likely the rookie will begin the season with the AHL’s Lehigh Valley Phantoms. York, 20, whom the Flyers picked 14th in the 2019 draft, said he didn’t take the Yandle signing personally when
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Revenge seems a pretty ridiculous basis upon which to make a major, expensive hockey decision. Then again, it’s hockey, right? A sport where, in 2021, many still believe a player who injures an opponent, either intentionally or accidentally, must “answer the bell” as soon as possible through the archaic practice of bare-knuckle fighting. We saw
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11:26 AM ET Forward Andrei Svechnikov has agreed to an eight-year, $62 million deal with the Carolina Hurricanes, it was announced Thursday. The 21-year-old Svechnikov had 15 goals and 27 assists in 55 games last season — his third with the team. The deal has an average annual value of $7.75 million. “Andrei is one
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