The 35-year-old right wing has signed a two-year deal with the Hurricanes

The 30-year-old Hjalmarsson, a three-time Stanley Cup winner, will play alongside his friend and fellow Swede Oliver Ekman-Larsson on the Coyotes’ top defense pair. He’s a guy we targeted for a while now, Chayka said. We think Hjalmarsson is a perfect partner for (Ekman-Larsson), who struggled last season. That was the genesis of that move. […]

Pittsburgh’s 22-year-old rookie sensation was in some kind of scoring funk himself

It might have been a different outcome if P.K. Subban’s first-period goal hadn’t been reversed on a controversial coach’s challenge (more on the below). But the Penguins pulled a rabbit out of their hat to take the first game of what promises to be a wild championship series. Pittsburgh’s 22-year-old rookie sensation was in some […]

NBA playoffs 2017: Cavaliers crush Celtics to set up Finals showdown with Warriors

LeBron James and Cleveland have made history. Cleveland, which beat the Celtics 135-102 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday, has set themselves up for a third-straight NBA Finals appearance with the Warriors the first time in NBA history two teams have met in three straight Finals. Another impressive feat from the […]

Bryce Harper leads NL All-Star balloting; Cubs near top of all positions

Anthony Rizzo leads the voting at first base, Kris Bryant is tops at the hot corner, and Jason Heyward is third among outfielders. Catcher Willson Contreras, second baseman Javier Baez and shortstop Addison Russell are all second in balloting at their position, while Ben Zobrist and Kyle Schwarber are fourth and fifth, respectively, among the […]