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Outfielder Curtis Granderson became the first of the New York Yankees' injured stars to return to the lineup, rejoining the team 2 1/2 months after breaking his right forearm in his first at-bat of spring training.
The Dallas Stars have fired coach Glen Gulutzan after he failed to make the playoffs in two seasons at the helm.
Glen Gulutzan couldn't end the longest playoff drought in franchise history for the Dallas Stars and the second-year coach didn't hold the option on the remaining season in his contract.
The Dallas Stars have chosen Jim Nill to replace fired general manager Joe Nieuwendyk, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press.
The Dallas Stars fired general manager Joe Nieuwendyk on Sunday after four seasons, two coaches and no playoff appearances.
The Detroit Red Wings are doing everything they can to extend their postseason streak to 22 years, preparing diligently and playing hard, before turning to TVs and cellphones to watch the competition.
RALEIGH, N.C. | NHL teams got a jump-start on their trade deadline action Tuesday, as a few prominent players changed places and the Washington Capitals reshaped their blue line while making a couple of minor deals.Amid a career renaissance, ex-Caps right wing Jaromir Jagr, whose uninspiring stint in Washington exemplified a stretch of futility for the franchise, was sent to the Boston Bruins from the Dallas Stars for a draft pick and two prospects.
The Boston Bruins acquired Jaromir Jagr from the Dallas Stars on Tuesday, hoping the 10th-leading goal scorer in NHL history can improve their shaky offense even at age 41.
A few prominent players including Jaromir Jagr changed places and the Capitals re-shaped their blue line while also making a couple of minor deals ahead of Wednesday's deadline.
Amid a 48-game season in which perhaps only three to five teams are out of playoff contention, Wednesday might not be as active a trading environment. It also doesn't help that a few big names are already gone.
Pittsburgh acquired Jarome Iginla, Brenden Morrow and Douglas Murray to bolster its Stanley Cup hopes, but could adding veteran players to an established group create problems? Recent history in Washington suggests loading up at the trade deadline isn't a fool-proof plan.
The league's hottest team continued its aggressive dealing late Wednesday night, acquiring the six-time All Star forward from the Flames in exchange for prospects and a first-round draft pick.
Pittsburgh acquiring Iginla from the Flames, left wing Brenden Morrow from the Dallas Stars and defenseman Douglas Murray from the San Jose Sharks seemed like an embarrassingly strong haul for a team already atop the East and riding a winning streak.
Before Mike Ribeiro played a single game for the Capitals, he knew he wanted to stay in Washington for the long term. He moved to the area with his wife and three children after getting traded here from the Dallas Stars last summer, spending the balance of the NHL lockout putting down roots.
The last All-Star game in Houston was a glimpse of what Miami Heat games would become.