The NHL has decided to allow AHL players under two-way NHL contracts to compete in the Olympics under the condition they only be released for the Pyeongchang Games in February, according to a league memo.
The Calgary Flames and forward Micheal Ferland have agreed to a two-year contract. The club announced the signing on Thursday. The deal has an annual average value of $1.75 million US and keeps the 25-year-old Ferland, who was a restricted free agent, with the Flames through the 2018-19 season.
The Stanley Cup will make its return to Cole Harbour, N.S., in early August, Sidney Crosby said Wednesday during a media availability where he also talked about his history of concussions and the decision not to send NHL players to the next Winter Olympics.
Andre De Grasse, hoping for the chance to beat Usain Bolt for the first time at Friday's Diamond League meet in Monaco (CBCSports.ca, 2 p.m. ET), will have to wait until the upcoming world championships in London, England, as the sprinters will be competing in separate events. more »
Over parts of four major-league seasons in the late nineties, Scott Bullett made more than 400 plate appearances for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Chicago Cubs. Now, the Welland, Ont., resident is spreading his knowledge at the North American Indigenous Games. more »
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