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Coyotes hire what's believed to be 1st female NHL coach

Coyotes hire what's believed to be 1st female NHL coach

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have hired Dawn Braid as skating coach & say she is believed to be the first full-time female coach in NHL history.

Braid has a long association with the NHL.

She worked part-time for the Coyotes last year & served as a skating consultant with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Anaheim Ducks, Buffalo Sabres & Calgary Flames.

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2-time Cup winner Brad Richards retires after 15 NHL seasons

2-time Cup winner Brad Richards retires after 15 NHL seasons

Forward Brad Richards is retiring after 15 NHL seasons during which he established a reputation for offensive consistency & won two Stanley Cup championships.

Following one season with Detroit, the 36-year-old announced his retirement in a two-page release issued by the NHL Players' Association on Wednesday.

From Prince Edward Island, Richards was a 10-time 20-goal scorer & finished with 298 goals & 634 assists for 932 points in 1,126 games in a career that included stops in Dallas & the New York Rangers.

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NHL fines Canucks $50,000 for GM comments ahead of draft

NHL fines Canucks $50,000 for GM comments ahead of draft

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The NHL has fined the Vancouver Canucks $50,000 for tampering after general manager Jim Benning mentioned specific players the team might be interested in.

Benning noted the Canucks' interest in Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban & Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos last week during a radio interview before the NHL draft in Buffalo, New York.

NHL rules bar teams from discussing their interest in players who are under contract. The one exception is during a window of opportunity that opened on Saturday, when all teams are allowed to contact pending free agents, yet not allowed to sign them until July 1.

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NHL fines Canucks $50,000 for GM comments ahead of draft

NHL fines Canucks $50,000 for GM comments ahead of draft

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The NHL has fined the Vancouver Canucks $50,000 for tampering after general manager Jim Benning mentioned specific players the team might be interested in.

Benning noted the Canucks' interest in Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban & Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos last week during a radio interview before the NHL draft in Buffalo, New York.

NHL rules bar teams from discussing their interest in players who are under contract. The one exception is during a window of opportunity that opened on Saturday, when all teams are allowed to contact pending free agents, yet not allowed to sign them until July 1.

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NHL reviewing whether to penalize Canucks for tampering

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The NHL is reviewing whether to penalize the Vancouver Canucks for tampering after general manager Jim Benning expressed interest in acquiring players under contract, including Tampa Bay captain Steven Stamkos.

''I have received a number of concerns & not solely from the teams involved,'' NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly told reporters during the second day of the NHL draft on Saturday.

''What I'll say is I have a discussion both with Jim & (Canucks president) Trevor Linden. They understand where we are in this situation & have talked approximately announcing something early next week with respect to what we intend to do approximately it.''

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NHL reviewing whether to penalize Canucks for tampering

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The NHL is reviewing whether to penalize the Vancouver Canucks for tampering after general manager Jim Benning expressed interest in acquiring players under contract, including Tampa Bay captain Steven Stamkos.

''I have received a number of concerns & not solely from the teams involved,'' NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly told reporters during the second day of the NHL draft on Saturday.

''What I'll say is I have a discussion both with Jim & (Canucks president) Trevor Linden. They understand where we are in this situation & have talked approximately announcing something early next week with respect to what we intend to do approximately it.''

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Arizona-born Matthews goes 1st in NHL draft; Finns follow

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — On the heels of the NHL expanding into Las Vegas, the Toronto Maple Leafs pinned their future on Arizona-raised center Auston Matthews with the first pick in the NHL draft.

The 18-year-old, born in California & raised in Scottsdale, sparked an international-themed parade to the podium Friday night that featured a draft-record 12 Americans selected in the first round. The Finns made a huge splash, too, with three of the top five picks.

''Twenty years ago, I certainly didn't think I'd be sitting here,'' Winnipeg Jets general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff said, referring to whether he ever envisioned a player from Arizona going first in the draft.

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Arizona-born Matthews goes 1st in NHL draft; Finns follow

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — On the heels of the NHL expanding into Las Vegas, the Toronto Maple Leafs pinned their future on Arizona-raised center Auston Matthews with the first pick in the NHL draft.

The 18-year-old, born in California & raised in Scottsdale, sparked an international-themed parade to the podium Friday night that featured a draft-record 12 Americans selected in the first round. The Finns made a huge splash, too, with three of the top five picks.

''Twenty years ago, I certainly didn't think I'd be sitting here,'' Winnipeg Jets general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff said, referring to whether he ever envisioned a player from Arizona going first in the draft.

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Maple Leafs' overhaul continues with 1st pick in NHL draft

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Auston Matthews will have to wait another 24 hours before learning whether the Toronto Maple Leafs are going to select him with the first pick in the NHL draft.

General manager Lou Lamoriello on Thursday said he's going to keep everyone guessing – including the Arizona-born, 18-year-old Matthews – until it's time for the Maple Leafs to announce the selection Friday night.

''I think we know who we're going to pick,'' Lamoriello said. ''No dissension.''

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Maple Leafs' overhaul continues with 1st pick in NHL draft

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Auston Matthews will have to wait another 24 hours before learning whether the Toronto Maple Leafs are going to select him with the first pick in the NHL draft.

General manager Lou Lamoriello on Thursday said he's going to keep everyone guessing – including the Arizona-born, 18-year-old Matthews – until it's time for the Maple Leafs to announce the selection Friday night.

''I think we know who we're going to pick,'' Lamoriello said. ''No dissension.''

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