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FILE - In this Monday, May 30, 2016 file photo, San Jose Sharks head coach Peter DeBoer watches action from the bench during the first period in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final against the Pittsburgh Penguins series in Pittsburgh. The San Jose Sharks have fired coach Peter DeBoer, a person with direct knowledge of the move said, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the firing hadn't been formally announced. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
Associated Press
December 11, 2019 - 7:04 pm
The slumping San Jose Sharks fired coach Peter DeBoer on Wednesday less than seven months after playing in the Western Conference final. Doug Wilson announced the change after the Sharks returned home from a road trip on a five-game losing streak and five points out of playoff contention. San Jose...
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Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury defends against the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)
Associated Press
December 10, 2019 - 11:08 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury has enjoyed many big moments during his decorated NHL career. This one might have been the most emotional. Fleury made 28 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-1 on Tuesday night in their goaltender’s first game since the death of his...
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Dallas Stars head coach Jim Montgomery, Andrew Cogliano (11), Jason Dickinson (18) and Corey Perry (10) watch play against the Vegas Golden Knights in the third period of an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. The Stars won 4-2. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Associated Press
December 10, 2019 - 9:26 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Stars fired second-year coach Jim Montgomery on Tuesday, citing unspecified unprofessional conduct in a surprising blow to one of the preseason favorites in the NHL's Western Conference. General manager Jim Nill said Montgomery had acted inconsistently with “core values and...
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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman arrives at the 2019 NHL Awards at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on June 19, 2019
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Associated Press
December 09, 2019 - 8:56 pm
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Commissioner Gary Bettman said Monday the NHL will work swiftly to make changes to better deal with personnel conduct issues in the wake of incidents that surfaced in recent weeks. Speaking at the end of the first day of the Board of Governors meeting at the Inn at Spanish...
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Vegas Golden Knights left wing Max Pacioretty (67) shoots against New York Rangers goalie Alexandar Georgiev during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
Associated Press
December 08, 2019 - 6:56 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alexandar Georgiev stopped 38 shots for his second shutout of the season and the New York Rangers beat the Vegas Golden Knights 5-0 on Sunday night. Georgiev, who recorded his first shutout of the season at New Jersey on Nov. 30, was making his fourth start in five games. It was...
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New York Islanders left wing Anders Lee (27) tackles defenseman Ryan Pulock (6), who scored in overtime of an NHL hockey game against the Vegas Golden Knights, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, in Uniondale, N.Y. Islanders right wings Jordan Eberle (7) and Josh Bailey (12) celebrate with raised sticks. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Associated Press
December 05, 2019 - 7:29 pm
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Ryan Pulock scored a power-play goal 3:20 into overtime to give the New York Islanders a 3-2 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday night. Cal Clutterbuck and Brock Nelson also scored for the Islanders, who won their seventh straight at Nassau Coliseum and snapped...
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Jonathan Marchessault celebrates after scoring against New Jersey on 12-3-2019
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Associated Press
December 03, 2019 - 8:23 pm
Jonathan Marchessault gave the Devils' day of change an all-too-familiar ending.
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 file photo, New Jersey Devils head coach John Hynes talks to reporters after an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers in Newark, N.J. The New Jersey Devils have fired coach John Hynes. General manager Ray Shero announced the move Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 3, 2019 roughly 20 minutes before Hynes was to speak to the media before the Devils game against the Las Vegas Golden Knights at the Prudential Center. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Associated Press
December 03, 2019 - 3:39 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — John Hynes paid the price for the New Jersey Devils failing to deliver on the high expectations created by having three No. 1 overall draft picks in the lineup. Hynes was fired as coach Tuesday after a 9-13-4 start that left the team in last place in the Metropolitan Division...
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New York Rangers defenseman Brady Skjei (76) cannot stop Vegas Golden Knights right wing Alex Tuch (89) from shooting on goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Associated Press
December 02, 2019 - 9:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights got off to a fast start with two quick goals to start the game, then added two more early in the second period. That was enough to get their first three-game winning streak of the season. Alex Tuch scored twice in the first four minutes and the Golden...
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FILE - In this April 23, 2018, file photo, new Calgary Flames NHL hockey team head coach Bill Peters speaks to the media in Calgary, Alberta. Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving said the team is looking into an accusation that head coach Bill Peters directed racial slurs toward a Nigerian-born hockey player a decade ago in the minor leagues, then arranged for the player’s demotion when he complained. Akim Aliu tweeted Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, that Peters “dropped the N bomb several times towards me in the dressing room in my rookie year because he didn’t like my choice of music.” (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
Associated Press
November 29, 2019 - 5:47 pm
Bill Peters resigned as coach of the Calgary Flames after it was disclosed he directed racist slurs at a Nigerian-born player in the minors a decade ago and kicked and punched players behind the bench during his recent time with Carolina. General manager Brad Treliving said he received a...
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