Steve Pellegrini named assistant GM of New York Islanders

The New York Islanders have named Steve Pellegrini their new assistant general manager. Pellegrini had been the vice-president of hockey operations with the New Jersey Devils since 2006. “Steve brings over 20 years of knowledge and experience to our hockey …

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Prospect Of Interest: The 411 on Joe Veleno

It says something about the expectations Joe Veleno brought with him to junior hockey that his projection this month as a mid-first-round National Hockey League draft pick actually seems like under-achievement for the Drummondville Voltigeurs’ playmaking centre. Three years ago, …

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Injured Glik set to return for Poland at World Cup

WARSAW, Poland — Poland’s team doctor says injured defender Kamil Glik should be fit to return to play in the World Cup game against Japan. Dr. Jacek Jaroszewski on Tuesday said Glik is healing quickly but still requires physical therapy …

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Blue Jays’ trade chips can increase value over coming weeks

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Villarreal signs striker Gerard Moreno from Espanyol

MADRID — Spanish club Villarreal has signed striker Gerard Moreno from Espanyol. Villarreal says Tuesday that Moreno has agreed to a five-year contract. Villarreal already owned 50 per cent of the rights to Moreno, who had previously played for the …

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Canada dispatched from 3×3 World Cup basketball tournament

BOCAUE, Philippines — Canada was ousted from the FIBA 3×3 basketball World Cup with a heartbreaking 18-16 loss to the Netherlands in Tuesday’s quarterfinals. Michael Linklater, Steve Sir, Jermaine Bucknor and Michael Lieffers went into medal play undefeated, finishing atop …

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