Ex-Stars forward Nichushkin to sign with Avs

7:17 PM ETAssociated Press DENVER -- The Colorado Avalanche agreed to a one-year deal with forward Valeri Nichushkin.The 24-year-old had 10 assists and no goals in 57 games last season with the Dallas Stars. He has 23 goals and 51 assists in 223 career games, all with Dallas.Nichushkin was brought

The NHL’s All-Decade Awards: MVP, best and worst trades, and more

7:00 AM ETEmily KaplanESPN After the 2009-10 season, Ryan Miller won the Vezina Trophy in Buffalo, the Canucks' Henrik Sedin won the Hart Trophy as league MVP while Pavel Datsyuk took home his third straight Selke Trophy.A lot has changed in the past decade. Then again, a lot hasn't.2 RelatedAs

The All-Decade Team for all 31 NHL clubs

7:00 AM ETGreg WyshynskiESPN In 2009-10, the New Jersey Devils were confident that 25-year-old Zach Parise would help define their next decade in the NHL. Ditto the Washington Capitals and their 25-year-old, 40-goal scorer Alex Semin. The Columbus Blue Jackets had a 25-year-old franchise player for the next decade in

Wings get Erne from Lightning for draft pick

4:42 PM ETAssociated Press DETROIT -- The Detroit Red Wings have acquired forward Adam Erne from the Tampa Bay Lightning for a fourth-round pick in the 2020 draft.Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman made the move Wednesday, adding a player he drafted in the second round in 2013 while running

Canes, GM Waddell agree on multiyear extension

2:55 PM ETAssociated Press RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Carolina Hurricanes have re-signed team president and general manager Don Waddell to a contract extension.Owner Tom Dundon announced the signing of the multiyear deal Monday, but team officials did not disclose its specific length or terms.The 60-year-old Waddell had been mentioned as

Panthers to retire Luongo’s number in March

Aug 12, 2019Associated Press SUNRISE, Fla. -- Roberto Luongo regrets not having more friends and family at his last game with the Florida Panthers. If he had known he was retiring, a decision he didn't make until weeks later, he would have ensured that more of the people closest to

Engrave error: Lehner’s trophy lists wrong team

4:08 PM ETAfter a great -- and inspirational -- season on the ice, there was one save that Robin Lehner couldn't make.Lehner on Saturday tweeted that he received his Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, which is awarded to the NHL player who "best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication

N.Y. board approves Islanders’ $1.3B arena plan

Aug 9, 2019Associated Press ELMONT, N.Y. -- The New York state board responsible for economic development has approved a $1.3 billion project to build a 19,000-seat arena for the New York Islanders at Belmont Park.Newsday reports the six members of the Empire State Development board voted Thursday in favor of

Wysh List: NHL national TV schedule winners and losers

Aug 8, 2019Greg WyshynskiESPN The best news, without question, in the 2019-20 NHL broadcast schedule is that NBC, the league's U.S. television partner, has carried over its decision of last season to spread the wealth among teams.For the most part, that is.Wednesday night is the showcase night on NBCSN, and