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3:35 PM ET ESPN News Services NEWARK, N.J. — The New Jersey Devils acquired defenseman Christian Jaros from the San Jose Sharks on Monday in exchange for forward Nick Merkley. The Devils said they had agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with the restricted free agent. The contract is worth $800,000 at the NHL level
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1:40 PM ET ESPN News Services The Vancouver Canucks placed Jake Virtanen on unconditional waivers Sunday for the purpose of buying out the final year of his contract. Canucks general manager Jim Benning confirmed the decision in an announcement on the team’s official Twitter account. Virtanen was placed on leave on May 1 after being
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1:38 PM ET ESPN News Services Defenseman Marc Staal is staying put in Detroit. The Red Wings announced Sunday they had reached an agreement on a one-year extension with Staal. Terms were not disclosed but The Associated Press reports the contract is worth $2 million. The 34-year-old Staal returns to Detroit for a second year
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4:28 PM ET So far, the big trade that Buffalo Sabres fans are expecting — involving captain Jack Eichel — has not materialized. But GM Kevyn Adams continues to make tweaks to his organizational depth, with the latest move being trading Sam Reinhart to the Florida Panthers in exchange for a conditional 2022 first-round pick
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11:36 AM ET The Seattle Kraken will not select Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price in the expansion draft, a source told ESPN on Wednesday. Price, who just led Montreal to the Stanley Cup Final, waived his no movement clause to become available for the Kraken’s expansion draft, which is being held on Wednesday night. Price
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