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Ottawa Senators Hire DJ Smith

Carson Babbini | May 24th, 2019

After a rough season for the Ottawa Senators, they have found the man that will lead their rebuild after firing Guy Boucher as the team announced yesterday that they have hired D.J. Smith as their new head coach. The deal is reportedly worth three years. Smith will become the fourteenth head coach in Senators history.

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John Davidson Resigns from Columbus Blue Jackets, Named President of New York Rangers

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Carson Babbini | May 18th, 2019

The New York Rangers have found their replacement for their longtime president Glen Sather yesterday, as the team announced that John Davidson will be the next team president. The move comes after Davidson resigned from the same position with the Columbus Blue Jackets early Friday.

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Esa Lindell Signs Six-Year Extension With Dallas Stars

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Carson Babbini | May 17th, 2019

The Dallas Stars have locked up a big part of their young defensive core for the long haul as the team announced yesterday that they have signed defenseman Esa Lindell to a six-year contract extension. The new deal will be worth $34.8 million, paying Lindell $5.8 million per season. With this new deal, the Stars will avoid having Lindell hitting restricted free agency, which would have happened July 1st if not for this new deal.

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Buffalo Sabres Hire Ralph Krueger

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Carson Babbini | May 17th, 2019

The Buffalo Sabres have finally found their new head coach after firing Phil Housley in April as the team announced yesterday that they have hired Ralph Krueger to become the nineteenth head coach in Sabres history. According to Pierre LeBrun, the deal is a reported three-year contract worth somewhere between $11.5 and $12 million, averaging just under four million dollars per year.

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Florida Panthers Fire Bob Boughner

Carson Babbini | April 7th, 2019

The Florida Panthers are looking to the future today as the team announced this morning that they have fired head coach Bob Boughner after two seasons. Boughner leaves the Panthers organization with a record of 79-62-22. In the two seasons under Boughner, the Panthers did not reach the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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