Tarasenko on track to begin year after reconstructive shoulder surgery

St. Louis Blues winger Vladimir Tarasenko skated with the team Monday for the first time since undergoing reconstructive surgery on his left shoulder in April. Tarasenko appears to be on track to take part in training camp in September. His original timetable for recovery was set at four to six months, and he wasn’t set to be re-evaluated… Read More »

30 years ago, the Wayne Gretzky trade shook a nation

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Golden Knights, William Karlsson avoid arbitration with 1-year deal

The Vegas Golden Knights have signed forward William Karlsson to a $5.25 million US, one-year contract. General manager George McPhee announced the deal Saturday as the two sides avoided arbitration. Karlsson gets a significant raise from his previous $1 million salary. Karlsson shattered career highs with 43 goals, 35 assists and 48 points last season. He won the… Read More »

Ducks agree to 8-year extension with goalie John Gibson

Goalie John Gibson has agreed to an eight-year, $51.2 million US contract extension with the Anaheim Ducks. The team announced the deal Saturday. Gibson is signed through the 2026-27 season. After breaking into the NHL in 2014, Gibson has been a steady starter for the Ducks for the past three years. He set career highs last season with… Read More »

Jets Wise to Sign Morrissey Long Term

The Winnipeg Jets have checked most of the boxes on their offseason to-do list in regards to restricted free agents. They’ve agreed to a long-term contract with Vezina-nominated goaltender Connor Hellebuyck, locked up terrific team-first forward Adam Lowry for the next three years, and retained spark-plug fourth-liner Brandon Tanev for another year. In addition, Tucker Poolman, Marko Dano,… Read More »

Premier League kicking off, City the team to beat

Sunday’s Community Shield match, heralding the start of the English soccer season, will pit the last two Premier League champions against one another at Wembley. Manchester City, having won the 2017-18 title with a record-setting 100 points (they trailed for barely 150 minutes over the course of the campaign), has added Riyad Mahrez to an already-electrifying attack. But… Read More »

Physical education

Nearly every day this summer, Jack Roslovic wakes up in his childhood home, eats a carefully-balanced nutritional breakfast, and then heads out to what may be the most unlikely gym you’ve never heard of. He makes the short drive through the streets of Columbus towards what appears, at least on the outside, to be a typical barn dotting… Read More »

John Gibson (G) from Anaheim Ducks to Anaheim Ducks

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William Karlsson (F) from Vegas Golden Knights to Vegas Golden Knights

A speedy and skilled player. Karlsson has good hockey sense and is fairly all-round overall. Works hard both ways and is reliable defensively. Nice passing ability. Creates a lot of scoring changes with his skating. Has a creative side and some nifty moves too. Needs to get stronger. (EP 2011)

Isac Lundeström (F) from Luleå HF to Anaheim Ducks

2018 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #22 by HOCKEYPROSPECT.COM 2018 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #21 by FUTURE CONSIDERATIONS 2018 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #20 by ISS HOCKEY 2018 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #19 by MCKEEN’S HOCKEY 2018 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #8 by NHL CENTRAL SCOUTING (EU Skaters 2018 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #21 by TSN/McKenzie