Johnny Gaudreau

Blue Jackets sign Gaudreau, Gudbranson to help playoff chances

After the NHL draft, free agency and other offseason moves, NHL.com examines where each team stands in preparation for the 2022-23 regular season, which begins Oct. 7. Today, the Columbus Blue Jackets: Season 2021-22: 37-38-7, sixth in Metropolitan Division; did not qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs Key arrivals Johnny GaudreauF: Gaudreau, who turns 29 …

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Giroux, Gaudreau among new faces in new spots for 2022-23 NHL season

Brent BurnsCarolina Hurricanes at San Jose Sharks, Oct. 14 Burns, who was traded to the Hurricanes on July 13, returns to the SAP Center for San Jose’s North American home opener. He played 11 seasons with the Sharks and is their all-time leader in goals (172), assists (422), points (594), power-play goals (54) and power-play …

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NHL’s best free-agent forwards: Gaudreau will test the market

With the start of the NHL free agent signing period, there are several teams in the market for a forward who can turn them into a Stanley Cup contender. NHL.com takes a closer look at the first unrestricted free agents (listed alphabetically): Patrice BergeronBoston Bruins It would be a surprise if the 36-year-old center decides …

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Mangiapane says the new-look Flames will challenge for the Pacific title

BARRIE, Ontario — Andrew Mangiapane said he is excited about his new contract with the Calgary Flames and believes the team has a legitimate shot at winning the Pacific Division with the help of the newcomers. Jonathan Huberdeau and MacKenzie Weegar. The 26-year-old striker signed a three-year, $17.4 million contract with the Flames on Tuesday, …

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