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Reports: Edmonton Oilers trade Milan Lucic to Calgary Flames for James Neal

Reports: Edmonton Oilers trade Milan Lucic to Calgary Flames for James Neal

CALGARY — The Edmonton Oilers have dealt Milan Lucic to the Calgary Flames for fellow veteran forward James Neal. The Flames confirmed the deal on Friday night. Calgary also gets a conditional third round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft.
Calgary city council to discuss arena proposal behind closed doors

Calgary city council to discuss arena proposal behind closed doors

Calgary's city council is to discuss a proposed deal for a new event centre that would be home to the NHL's Calgary Flames.
Rangers agree to contract terms with new defenceman Trouba

Rangers agree to contract terms with new defenceman Trouba

NEW YORK — The New York Rangers have agreed to terms with restricted free agent defenceman Jacob Trouba, who they acquired from Winnipeg in a major off-season trade.
Charles Hudon signs one-year deal with Montreal Canadiens

Charles Hudon signs one-year deal with Montreal Canadiens

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have signed forward Charles Hudon to a one-year, US$800,000 contract. Hudon, 25, had three goals and two assists in 32 games with the Canadiens last season.
Mitch Marner mum on contract talks with Maple Leafs at his charity event

Mitch Marner mum on contract talks with Maple Leafs at his charity event

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Mitch Marner's summer has already included wakesurfing tricks and throwing a big-time charity event. What's yet to materialize for the restricted free agent winger is a new contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Ron Francis has big hopes as GM of Seattle's new NHL club

Ron Francis has big hopes as GM of Seattle's new NHL club

SEATTLE — Ron Francis has all kinds of eye-popping statistics attached to his Hall of Fame career. He averaged more than point a game, is second in NHL history in assists behind Wayne Gretzky and fifth in career points.
Police lay charges against man accused of forging signature of Oilers superstar

Police lay charges against man accused of forging signature of Oilers superstar

EDMONTON — Police have laid charges against a man accused of forging the signature of Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid on what are believed to be authentic team jerseys, then selling them to score big profits.
Capitals' Alex Ovechkin to make summer trip to China

Capitals' Alex Ovechkin to make summer trip to China

WASHINGTON — Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin will go to China as part of the NHL's continued outreach in that country. Ovechkin will visit Beijing in early August as a league ambassador.

Red Wings re-sign D Joe Hicketts to 2-year deal

DETROIT — The Detroit Red Wings have re-signed defenceman Joe Hicketts to a two-year contract. The team announced the move Wednesday. Hicketts played in 11 games with the Red Wings in 2018-19.

Report: Police say Greg Johnson's death an apparent suicide

DETROIT — A police report says the death of former Nashville Predators captain Greg Johnson was an apparent suicide, according to the Detroit News.