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Among those left unprotected, and available to the Golden Knights in the draft, were goalies Cam Ward and Eddie Lack, forwards Lee Stempniak and Joakim Nordstrom, and defenseman Klas Dahlbeck. The Senators were handcuffed by veteran defenseman Dion Phaneuf's decision to not waive his no-movement clause. Florida's purest scorer was one of just 26 players league-wide to hit 30 goals last season - and he will only earn $750,000 next season.
  • Ben Stokes terms Jason Roy's obstruction dismissal 'embarrassment'

    Ben Stokes terms Jason Roy's obstruction dismissal 'embarrassment'

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    Joining Alex Hales at the crease after Jason Roy departed for eight, Malan demonstrated his intent from the off, crunching his second ball of worldwide cricket over midwicket and high into the stands for a six. Tom Curran added two wickets to the three he took on debut at Taunton on Friday, while leg-spinner Mason Crane claimed the prize scalp of AB de Villiers as his first worldwide victim.
  • Australian Jordan Thompson defeats Andy Murray in shock upset at Queen's

    Australian Jordan Thompson defeats Andy Murray in shock upset at Queen's

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    Andy Murray led an all-star exodus from Queen's as the top three seeds were felled, but his loss ahead of Wimbledon casts doubts about his readiness to defend his title. Murray played the exhibition event at Hurlingham when he last failed to win Queen's in 2014 and could do so again. But Murray is adamant he still can turn his stuttering form around at the All England Club, where his bid to win a fourth grand slam title begins in less than a fortnight's time.
  • Boston's Pedroia day to day after taking pitch off ribs

    Boston's Pedroia day to day after taking pitch off ribs

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    After an abysmal start to his 2017 campaign, Hammel has turned it around and is now 3-1 with a 3.36 ERA in the last 30 days. Maybin began the decisive inning when he lined a 1-0 changeup from Tyler Clippard (1-4) into the left-field seats.
  • Cameroon vs Australia 22 June 2017: Confederation Cup Preview and Predictions

    Cameroon vs Australia 22 June 2017: Confederation Cup Preview and Predictions

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    Goalscorer Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa says Cameroon did their homework on Australia and their goalkeeper Mathew Ryan to fine effect before Thursday's 1-1 Confederations Cup draw in St Petersburg. Youngsters such as Weigl always take a close look at their mistakes and are fanatics about avoiding them the next time. "The chances were there but we didn't score and then you can't win the game".
  • Manchester United Expected to Reach Agreement to Sign £70million Star

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    But the report suggests talks between the clubs are progressing well. However, the same story states that Real Madrid are holding firm for a price of £65m for Morata, which could end up proving to be a stumbling block in the deal. French newspaper L'Equipe reported on Friday that Zinedine Zidane, once Mbappe's idol, called the striker to convince him to join Madrid said they were ready to sell one of their "BBC" stars to make room for him.
  • All Blacks, Lions look forward after thrilling 1st test

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    Asked whether his side could still force a close series, the New Zealander said: "Absolutely, I thought we created some great chances, played some lovely rugby and scored some nice tries". "Once we started to look after the ball and stopped offloading, we built some pressure time after time", Hansen said. As they prepare for another tough week in New Zealand , one they hope will end with them back in contention in the Test series, the British & Irish Lions can not allow themselves to ...
  • Bulls hit reset button with Butler trade; Fultz is no. 1

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    Zach LaVine has impressed early in his career, but is recovering from a torn anterior cruciate ligament. With the 7th pick in the NBA Draft , The Bulls selected Lauri Markkanen . I hope that I'm going to grow my game 1-on-1. Fultz is one of dozens of freshmen college players to be selected in Thursday's Draft. After all, the Lakers' president of basketball operations immediately dubbed his 19-year-old point guard "the new face of the Lakers, the guy who I think will lead us back ...
  • Chile into semis after draw with profligate Australia

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    Kruse accepts Australia face a tough challenge against their Group B rivals and will need every player to produce their best in Moscow . Germany brought a very young and inexperienced squad to the tournament as their coach made a decision to leave out nearly all the team which won the World Cup in 2014.
  • Ricciardo Wins Azerbaijan Grand Prix

    Ricciardo Wins Azerbaijan Grand Prix

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    Vettel was given a 10-second stop go penalty for unsafe driving but emerged ahead of Hamilton , where he would stay until they crossed the line fourth and fifth at the end of the race. Hamilton got away cleanly, but Raikkonen clipped Bottas and bumped his own Ferrari into the wall, and Vettel surged past them into second place. Up ahead, Hamilton asked over the radio where Bottas was, perhaps concerned his teammate would not be able to protect him from Vettel later in the race.
  • Gatland says All Blacks targeting Lions halfback

    Gatland says All Blacks targeting Lions halfback

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    At a press conference on Sunday, following the announcement of the Lions team to play the Hurricanes on Tuesday, Warren Gatland highlighted an element of the first Test which concerned him: the All Blacks' treatment of Conor Murray . Tommy Seymour and George North, who has not been required for the past two games, will start on the wings. Although the Lions scored two tries - one of them a stunning 80-minute effort sparked by full-back Liam Williams' fearless counter-attack - they were ...