Items owned by gangster ‘Whitey’ Bulger to be auctioned

FILE – This file June 23, 2011, booking photo provided by the U.S. Marshals Service shows James “Whitey” Bulger. He was convicted in Boston federal court in August 2013 of multiple murders and other crimes. The U.S. Marshals Service will … more > View Comments Print By DENISE LAVOIE – Associated Press – Friday, June […]

Stars re-sign defenseman Jordie Benn to avoid free agency

View Comments Print By – Associated Press – Friday, June 24, 2016 DALLAS (AP) – The Stars have re-signed defenseman Jordie Benn to a three-year contract, keeping the brother of high-scoring Dallas forward Jamie Benn out of free agency. Jordie Benn has played parts of five seasons since he was an undrafted free agent in […]

NHL Calendar

View Comments Print By Associated Press – Associated Press – Friday, June 24, 2016 July 1 – Free agency opens, noon EDT. July 5 – Deadline for player-elected salary arbitration 5 p.m. EDT July 6 – Deadline for team-elected salary arbitration 5 p.m. EDT July 20-Aug. 4 – Salary arbitration hearings. Aug. 6 – Deadline […]

Overhaul continues for Toronto Maple Leafs with top pick in NHL draft

Auston Mathews (left) has the chance to be the seventh U.S.-born player selected in the NHL draft if the Toronto Maple Leafs select the Arizona-born center on Friday. (Associated Press) more > View Comments Print By John Wawrow – Associated Press – Thursday, June 23, 2016 BUFFALO, N.Y. | Auston Matthews will have to wait […]

Flyers sign Czech defenseman Radko Gudas to extension

View Comments Print By – Associated Press – Thursday, June 23, 2016 PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The Philadelphia Flyers signed Czech defenseman Radko Gudas to a multi-year contract extension Thursday. The 26-year-old Gudas had six goals and five assists in 76 games this past season, his first with the Flyers. He was second in the NHL […]

Nashville Predators part-owner suing team and its chairman

View Comments Print By – Associated Press – Thursday, June 23, 2016 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A part—owner of the Nashville Predators is suing the team and its chairman, saying they breached their fiduciary obligations and contractual commitments to him after he helped keep the franchise in Nashville The lawsuit filed Thursday by David Freeman […]

Blue Jackets’ GM hedges on Finn-ished products in NHL draft

View Comments Print By JOHN WAWROW – Associated Press – Thursday, June 23, 2016 BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) – When it comes to the NHL draft, Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen is team first, nation second. Though he’s from Finland, Kekalainen has never been a member of an NHL team’s scouting staff that has […]