Canada, Finland set for world hockey title game

6:24 PM ET Associated Press BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Mark Stone scored his tournament-leading eighth goal, Matt Murray made 39 saves, and Canada beat the Czech Republic 5-1 on Saturday to advance to face Finland in the world hockey championship final. “I think we can beat anybody in this tournament,” Stone said. “It’s just a matter […]

Canadiens sign defenseman Kulak to 3-year deal

5:03 PM ET Associated Press MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have agreed to a three-year contract with defenseman Brett Kulak. The deal was announced Saturday and runs through the 2021-22 season, carrying an average annual value of $1.85 million. The 25-year-old Kulak appeared in 57 games for the Canadiens this season and set career highs […]

Brossoit agrees to one-year contract with Jets –

Laurent Brossoit agreed to terms on a one-year, $1.225 million contract with the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday.  The 26-year-old goalie could have become a restricted free agent July 1. Brossoit went 10-0-1 in his first 11 starts with the Jets this season and established an NHL career high in games played (21), starts (19) and […]