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Habs hit fans with $150 charge to print season tickets – NHL on CBC Sports

Montreal Canadiens fans who cherish the annual arrival of their season tickets got an unwelcome surprise when the team announced recently it would be charging extra for printed tickets. Canadiens spokesman Francois Marchand confirmed that the default option will be mobile tickets and fans who want physical tickets will be charged $150 plus tax per […]

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Parayko, Blues agree to 5-year, $27.5M contract – NHL on CBC Sports

St. Louis defenceman will make US$5.5 million annually By Stephen Whyno, The Associated Press Posted: Jul 20, 2017 11:24 AM ET Last Updated: Jul 20, 2017 11:24 AM ET The St. Louis Blues signed defenceman Colton Parayko to a $27.5 million, five-year contract just before the sides were set to go to arbitration. Parayko will count […]

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Hockey Canada in talks to test Olympic team hopefuls in Russian exhibition games – Tim Wharnsby on hockey – NHL on CBC Sports

Hockey Canada hopes to audition candidates for the Canadian men’s Olympic team in a series of exhibition games, beginning in Russia next month. Hockey Canada chief executive officer Tom Renney confirmed on Tuesday evening he has been in talks with the Russian Ice Hockey Federation and officials from the Kontinental Hockey League, and he could […]

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Brian Campbell announces retirement from NHL – NHL on CBC Sports

Defenceman Brian Campbell is retiring at age 38 after playing 17 NHL seasons and winning the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2010. Campbell announced his retirement Monday. The Blackhawks say he’ll join their business operations department, assisting with community and youth hockey initiatives and marketing. “I’m excited to transition into the next step […]

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Flames re-sign Michael Ferland to 2-year deal – NHL on CBC Sports

Forward’s contract carries average value of $1.75 million US per season The Canadian Press Posted: Jul 13, 2017 9:23 PM ET Last Updated: Jul 13, 2017 9:23 PM ET 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 […]