Blazers guard out 4-6 weeks after tearing ligament in thumb

Portland Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons will miss the next four to six weeks after an MRI revealed that he has a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right thumb, the team announced on Friday. Simons will undergo surgery to address the issue in the coming days. Simons sustained the injury during the Blazers’ season-opening … Read more

Hurricanes, Maple Leafs have come out on top so far

With the 2023 NHL Draft in the rearview mirror, NHL teams have shifted their respective focuses towards free agency to improve rosters. The 2023 free agent class was vastly different than the 2022 group, which included stars like Johnny Gaudreau, Claude Giroux and Nazem Kadri. Still, there were plenty of players that could help NHL … Read more

Senators send star winger, restricted free agent to Red Wings

The Senators have traded star winger Alex DeBrincat to the Red Wings in a deal that sends forward Dominik Kubalik, defenseman Donovan Sebrango, a conditional 2024 first-round pick and a 2024 fourth-round pick to Ottawa. DeBrincat, who was a restricted free agent, signed a four-year, $31.5 million contract extension with the Red Wings, which carries … Read more

Former Coyotes forward Alex Galchenyuk threatened to kill police officers after hit-and-run arrest, per report

Former Arizona Coyotes forward Alex Galchenyuk was arrested on July 9 after a hit-and-run incident in Scottsdale, and he reportedly made some violent threats to the police officers during the encounter. The veteran had signed with the team on July 1, but the team voided his contract on Friday. “We are aware of the incident … Read more