Oilers’ goalie situation more uncertain with departure of Koskinen

The Edmonton Oilers’ goaltending situation became more uncertain Monday when Mikko Koskinen decided to play in Switzerland next season. Koskinen, who could have become an unrestricted free agent July 13, signed a two-year contract with HC Lugano. The 33-year-old went 27-12-4 with a 3.10 goals-against average and a .903 save percentage in 45 games (43 … Read more

Brunette wants to return as Panthers coach, GM not ready to commit

SUNRISE, Fla. – Andrew Brunette said he hopes to remain coach of the Florida Panthers next season after guiding them to the Presidents’ Trophy this season, but general manager Bill Zito said he was not yet ready to make that commitment. Brunette became coach on Oct. 29. He replaced Joel Quenneville, who resigned after being … Read more

Maple Leafs coach Keefe, GM Dubas to return next season

They received a vote of confidence despite Toronto losing its first Stanley Cup Playoff series for a sixth consecutive season. Shanahan also said he does not expect significant changes to the roster in the offseason. “I think it’s important to state that I see both of them (Keefe and Dubas) as being extremely important in … Read more