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Sharks looking for goals after Marleau's departure

More offense needed, especially on reconfigured power play

by Lisa Dillman @reallisa / NHL.com Staff Writer

After the NHL Draft, free agency and other offseason moves, NHL.com is taking a look at where each team stands. Today, the San Jose Sharks: 

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Team Reset

Kings maintain continuity with most of last season's roster intact

New coach, GM, promoted within organization, look to get to playoffs

by Lisa Dillman @reallisa / NHL.com Staff Writer

After the NHL Draft, free agency and other offseason moves, NHL.com is taking a look at where each team stands. Today, the Los Angeles Kings:

The major changes for the Los Angeles Kings came at the top of the organization, with Rob Blake and John Stevens replacing general manager Dean Lombardi and coach Darryl Sutter after the 2016-17 season.

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Mark Giordano of Flames wins Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award

Calgary captain recognized by ESPN for program that helps high-needs students

by Lisa Dillman @reallisa / NHL.com Staff Writer

LOS ANGELES -- Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano was running the gamut of emotions after winning ESPN's Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award on Tuesday.

It still didn't feel real. 

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Team Reset

Ducks achieve goal, maintain roster continuity

Retaining Vatanen, Manson, re-signing Eaves should keep Anaheim in Stanley Cup contention

by Lisa Dillman @reallisa / NHL.com Staff Writer

After the NHL Draft, free agency and other offseason moves, NHL.com is taking a look at where each team stands. Today, the Anaheim Ducks:

The Anaheim Ducks have been a Stanley Cup contender the past five seasons, and their offseason moves largely have been designed to keep them in the running this season. 

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free agency

Mike Cammalleri says he'll be 'effective and productive' for Kings

Forward back where he started NHL career after signing one-year, $1 million contract with Los Angeles

by Lisa Dillman @reallisa / NHL.com Staff Writer

Forward Michael Cammalleri's NHL career came full circle Saturday when he signed a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings, returning to where he played from his debut in 2002 through 2007-08.

Cammalleri, who has a $1 million salary plus bonuses, became an unrestricted free agent after the New Jersey Devils bought out the final two years of his contract Friday. He gives the Kings something they were seeking: a proven goal-scorer who has 613 points (287 goals, 326 assists) in 840 NHL games.

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transactions

Cam Fowler signs eight-year contract extension with Ducks

25-year-old defenseman reportedly will receive $6.5 million annually

by Lisa Dillman @reallisa / NHL.com Staff Writer

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- For as long as trade rumors were swirling, one thing never changed for Anaheim Ducks defenseman Cam Fowler: He wanted to stay.

On Saturday, Fowler agreed to what is essentially a lifetime contract, a reported eight-year, $52 million extension. He turns 26 on Dec. 5 and the new agreement starts with the 2018-19 NHL season at an average annual value of $6.5 million.

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Dave Semenko, two-time Stanley Cup winner, dies at 59

Forward best known as linemate, protector of Wayne Gretzky with Oilers

by Lisa Dillman @reallisa / NHL.com Staff Writer

Dave Semenko, a two-time Stanley Cup winner and linemate of Wayne Gretzky with the Edmonton Oilers, died Thursday of pancreatic cancer. He was 59.

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prospect

Golden Knights' prospect takes unconventional route to Vegas

Goalie Dylan Ferguson, invited to Red Wings development camp, gets drafted by Stars and packaged in Marc Methot trade

by Lisa Dillman @RealLisa / NHL.com Staff Writer

LAS VEGAS -- The phone rang during the NHL Draft on Saturday and it was the Detroit Red Wings on the other end, offering 18-year-old goaltender Dylan Ferguson an invitation to their development camp.

Ferguson was crushed but not by the invitation. He had toyed with the idea of going to Chicago for the draft but decided to stay home in British Columbia with his family and friends and watch on television.

Then came the phone call triggering an unusual series of events.

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Golden Knights prospect Cody Glass closer to fulfilling NHL dream

After facing adversity on, off ice, center became first draft pick in Vegas history

by Lisa Dillman @reallisa / NHL.com Staff Writer

LAS VEGAS -- Judy Glass made sure there was food on the table for her son, Jeff, and his two boys, her beloved grandsons.

She was there for the practical aspects of family life -- getting the boys to school on time, for one -- and emotional aspects too, a nurturing figure at a critical time following her son's divorce.

"She was probably my No. 1 fan other than my dad and my brother … always believed in me," said Cody Glass, who was selected by the Vegas Golden Knights with the No. 6 pick in the 2017 NHL Draft presented by adidas. "We moved in when I was 9 or 10, around that age. She took us in just to get us back on our feet."

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Hall of Fame

Paul Kariya credits Teemu Selanne for helping him make Hall of Fame

Former Mighty Ducks teammates are members of Class of 2017

by Lisa Dillman @reallisa / NHL.com Staff Writer

Paul Kariya, the original face of the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim franchise, was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday in his fifth year of eligibility.

Fittingly, the speedy left wing will be a member of the same Hall of Fame class as his close friend and former linemate Teemu Selanne. It turned out that Selanne, The Finnish Flash, was too fast for Hall officials and broke the news to Kariya, who had been out surfing.

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