July 23, 12:44 pm

NHL

Neal Pionk agrees to 2-year deal with Jets

Defenseman Neal Pionk agreed to a two-year contract with the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday, the team announced.Pionk, 23, was acquired by Winnipeg in June...

Oilers ship Lucic to Flames in exchange for Neal

Greg WyshynskiESPNThe Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames swapped contract problems on Friday, as winger Milan Lucic waived his no-movement clause to allow a trade...

Trade grades: Oilers come out (way) ahead in Neal-Lucic swap

Greg WyshynskiESPNThe Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames swapped contract problems, as winger Milan Lucic waived his no-movement clause for a trade for winger James...

Rangers agree to terms with trade pickup Trouba

ESPN News ServicesNEW YORK -- The Rangers have agreed to terms with restricted free-agent defenseman Jacob Trouba, whom they acquired from the Winnipeg Jets...

Ron Francis’ vision for Seattle’s NHL team

Emily KaplanESPNThe still-unnamed Seattle franchise is still two years away from debuting in the NHL, but the league's 32nd team has its first GM....

Ron Francis’ vision for Seattle’s NHL team: ‘It will be a destination.’

Emily KaplanESPNThe still-unnamed Seattle franchise is two years away from debuting in the NHL, but the league's 32nd team has its first GM. That's...

McDavid’s signature forged on Oilers jerseys

Associated PressEDMONTON, Alberta -- A man has been charged with forging the signature of Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid on team jerseys and then...

Caps’ Ovechkin to make summer trip to China

Associated PressWASHINGTON -- Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin will go to China as part of the NHL's continued outreach in that country.Ovechkin will visit...

Red Wings re-sign Hicketts to two-year deal

Associated PressDETROIT -- The Detroit Red Wings have re-signed defenseman Joe Hicketts to a two-year contract.The team announced the move Wednesday. Hicketts played in...

Prove them wrong, Ron Francis

Greg WyshynskiESPNIf I were one of the executives hiring Ron Francis as the first general manager of the Seattle Whatevers -- and I'm still...