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FILE - In this May 13, 2013 file photo, Russia's Ilya Kovalchuk celebrates his goal during the 2013 Ice Hockey World Championships match against Austria in Helsinki. Though not a free agent, Ilya Kovalchuk has taken one step closer to returning to the NHL after spending the previous four seasons playing in his native Russia. The start of the league's new business year at noon Saturday places the Devils in a position to sign Kovalchuk to have him either stay in New Jersey or — more likely — trade him to another team. (AP Photo/Lehtikuva, Jussi Nukari) FINLAND OUT
July 01, 2017 - 2:06 pm
The Latest on the first day of NHL free agency (all times ET): 2 p.m. The Los Angeles Kings have signed veteran forward Michael Cammalleri to a one-year, $1 million deal. Cammalleri returns to Los Angeles after beginning his NHL career with the Kings during the 2002-03 season. He spent five years...
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FILE - In this May 13, 2013 file photo, Russia's Ilya Kovalchuk celebrates his goal during the 2013 Ice Hockey World Championships match against Austria in Helsinki. Though not a free agent, Ilya Kovalchuk has taken one step closer to returning to the NHL after spending the previous four seasons playing in his native Russia. The start of the league's new business year at noon Saturday places the Devils in a position to sign Kovalchuk to have him either stay in New Jersey or — more likely — trade him to another team. (AP Photo/Lehtikuva, Jussi Nukari) FINLAND OUT
July 01, 2017 - 1:57 pm
The Latest on the first day of NHL free agency (all times ET): 1:55 p.m. The Anaheim Ducks have signed cornerstone defenseman Cam Fowler to an eight-year, $52 million contract extension through the 2025-26 season. Fowler has been a fixture on the Ducks' blue line since he unexpectedly fell to...
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FILE - In this May 13, 2013 file photo, Russia's Ilya Kovalchuk celebrates his goal during the 2013 Ice Hockey World Championships match against Austria in Helsinki. Though not a free agent, Ilya Kovalchuk has taken one step closer to returning to the NHL after spending the previous four seasons playing in his native Russia. The start of the league's new business year at noon Saturday places the Devils in a position to sign Kovalchuk to have him either stay in New Jersey or — more likely — trade him to another team. (AP Photo/Lehtikuva, Jussi Nukari) FINLAND OUT
July 01, 2017 - 1:47 pm
The Latest on the first day of NHL free agency (all times ET): 1:40 p.m. Evgeni Dadonov is back with the Florida Panthers, after being out of the NHL for more than five years. The right wing agreed Saturday on a three-year deal to return to Florida, where he would certainly figure to be a candidate...
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2016, file photo, Florida Panthers defenseman Alex Petrovic takes the puck down the ice during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Arizona Coyotes in Sunrise, Fla. The Panthers have agreed on a one-year extension with Petrovic. Panthers general manager Dale Tallon says Petrovic "is an important part of our young core and has taken great strides in his development over the past two seasons." (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
July 01, 2017 - 1:37 pm
The Latest on the first day of NHL free agency (all times ET): 1:30 p.m. Canadian teams are spending money in the first couple of hours of free agency. The Vancouver Canucks have signed forward Sam Gagner to a $9.45 million, three-year deal and defenseman Michael Del Zotto to a $6 million, two-year...
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2016, file photo, Florida Panthers defenseman Alex Petrovic takes the puck down the ice during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Arizona Coyotes in Sunrise, Fla. The Panthers have agreed on a one-year extension with Petrovic. Panthers general manager Dale Tallon says Petrovic "is an important part of our young core and has taken great strides in his development over the past two seasons." (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
July 01, 2017 - 1:04 pm
The Latest on the first day of NHL free agency (all times local): 1:05 p.m. The St. Louis Blues have signed wingers Beau Bennett and Chris Thorburn and re-signed restricted free agent Oskar Sundqvist, whom they acquired from Pittsburgh at the draft. Bennett and Sundqvist each signed for $650,000...
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2016, file photo, Florida Panthers defenseman Alex Petrovic takes the puck down the ice during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Arizona Coyotes in Sunrise, Fla. The Panthers have agreed on a one-year extension with Petrovic. Panthers general manager Dale Tallon says Petrovic "is an important part of our young core and has taken great strides in his development over the past two seasons." (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
July 01, 2017 - 1:02 pm
The Latest on the first day of NHL free agency (all times local): 1 p.m. Goaltenders are signing fast and furious early in free agency. Steve Mason has signed a $8.2 million, 2-year deal with the Winnipeg Jets, an average cap hit of $4.1 million. Jonathan Bernier signed for $2.75 million over one...
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FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2016, file photo, actor Charlie Sheen reacts during the fifth inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series between the Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles. Sheen hasn't portrayed Babe Ruth in a film, but the actor was the owner of two of the most prized items of Ruth memorabilia. Sheen on Monday, June 26, 2017 revealed himself as the owner of Ruth's 1927 World Series ring and the 1919 contract of Ruth's sale from the Red Sox to the Yankees which are part of the first Lelands.com Invitational Auction, which ends on Friday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
June 26, 2017 - 8:16 pm
Charlie Sheen hasn't portrayed Babe Ruth in a film, but the actor did have two of the most prized items of Ruth memorabilia. Sheen on Monday revealed himself as the owner of Ruth's 1927 World Series ring and the 1919 contract of Ruth's sale from the Red Sox to the Yankees, which are part of the...
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June 26, 2017 - 7:43 pm
Charlie Sheen hasn't portrayed Babe Ruth in a film, but the actor was the owner of two of the most prized items of Ruth memorabilia. Sheen on Monday revealed himself as the owner of Ruth's 1927 World Series ring and the 1919 contract of Ruth's sale from the Red Sox to the Yankees which are part of...
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FILE - In this March 19, 2014 photo, Detroit Pistons guard Chauncey Billups watches from the sideline during an NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets in Denver. Two people familiar with the negotiations say the Cleveland Cavaliers have not yet offered Billups a role in their front office. Billups and Cavs owner Dan Gilbert met for two days this week to discuss a position, but the talks did not lead to a formal offer, the people said. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
June 22, 2017 - 7:10 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — An interesting, confusing, upsetting week for the Cavaliers hasn't settled down. Instead of closing the gap over the past few days on the champion Golden State Warriors, Cleveland has been trying to fill a significant hole. Owner Dan Gilbert's search to replace general manager...
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Sidney Crosby, left, and Carl Hagelin of the Pittsburgh Penguins pose with the Stanley Cup before the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 21, 2017 - 8:48 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the NHL Awards and Vegas expansion draft (all times local): 5:46 p.m. Jonathan Marchessault, Cody Eakin and Brayden McNabb are among the first players joining the Vegas Golden Knights in the expansion draft. The NHL revealed the first several picks during the first...
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