American Hockey League
The multi-year deal was announced Tuesday by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. It calls for the New York Rangers’ minor-league affiliate to play at the XL Center for the 2013-2016 seasons and includes a provision that could extend that by another two years.
In speaking to reporters after talks finished up for the day between the NHL and the NHLPA, Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly estimated that the league has lost $100 million in revenues from the canceled preseason.
The Columbus Blue Jackets traded center Chad Kolarik to the New York Rangers on Thursday for left wing Dane Byers.