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Oilers sign No. 1 pick Connor McDavid to 3-year, entry-level deal worth $11.3M with bonuses

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EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Connor McDavid played 66 junior games for the Erie Otters this season and seven more at the world junior championship. Even when the hockey stopped, there was more to do....

Kessel dealt to Penguins, D Green, Sekera, Martin get new deals as NHL free agency opens
On the first day of NHL free agency, a blockbuster trade stole the spotlight....

Penguins acquire Phil Kessel from Maple Leafs as part of blockbuster trade

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PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Phil Kessel spent six years in Toronto trying to lift the Maple Leafs out of the churn of mediocrity....

Sabres draftee Jack Eichel signs entry level pro contract, leaving Boston University

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Jack Eichel is eager to begin his NHL career....

Chicago Blackhawks trade F Brandon Saad to Columbus Blue Jackets

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CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks said all along that Brandon Saad would be back next season....

Pronger, Lidstrom, Fedorov and Ruggiero among 7 newcomers into Hockey Hall of Fame

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TORONTO (AP) -- Chris Pronger always seemed destined for the Hockey Hall of Fame....

Andong Song chosen by New York Islanders, becomes 1st Chinese player selected in NHL draft
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- For the first time, a Chinese player has been selected in the NHL draft....

For Jeremy Roy, the wait to hear his name on 2nd day of the NHL draft was both long and short
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- This much is certain: Jeremy Roy waited long enough to hear his name called at the NHL draft....

Big day for Connor McDavid arrives; the No. 1 pick-to-be in the NHL draft is ready

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- Connor McDavid has spent the last few days in South Florida. He's been to the beach. He's gone to a baseball game. Given by the red hue of his face and skin, he's spent far more time in the sun than usual....

Hat trick for a Hab: Montreal's Carey Price wins Hart, Vezina, Lindsay honors at NHL Awards

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LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Carey Price came away from the NHL Awards show with a hat trick....

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