Tampa Bay cut ties with Lecavalier to clear space under a smaller salary cap. The Philadelphia Flyers took advantage of both of their compliance buyouts to release forward
Lecavalier didn't mesh with Tampa Bay's plans, or at least his contract didn't with seven years and $45 million remaining on it. The four-time All-Star, drafted No. 1 overall by the Lightning in 1998, helped the franchise win the
The Kings opted not to make a qualifying offer to defenseman
Qualifying offers did go out, as expected, a handful of Kings: defenseman
Ellerby was an insurance policy this past season after injuries to
Although the Kings did not make him a qualifying offer, it is not out of the question they could re-sign him during the free-agency period.
The Ducks also made qualifying offers to left wing
— Lisa Dillman
Boston police have asked authorities in the Connecticut hometown of
Hernandez is already charged with murder in the shooting death of his friend Odin Lloyd, whose body was found June 17 near Hernandez's home in North Attleborough, Mass.
The request from Boston police in the July 2012 double homicide was based on evidence developed through the investigation of Lloyd's slaying, Bristol Police Lt. Kevin Morrell said. He said police were asked to search the same home in Bristol for both investigations, and a vehicle was seized at the address on Friday.
Two people were killed in the shooting in Boston's south end on July 15, 2012. Witnesses reported seeing people inside a grey SUV with Rhode Island plates open fire on a vehicle carrying the victims, 29-year-old Daniel Jorge Correia de Abreu and 28-year-old Safiro Teixeira Furtado.
Boston police have declined to comment on whether Hernandez is being looked as a possible suspect in that case.
Walsh Jennings won the last three Olympics with
Ross had been teammates with
Jovan Vavic of USC has been chosen national women's water polo coach of the year by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches. Vavic was also national coach of the year for the men's season. His USC teams both won national championships and lost just one game — by the women — between them. USC players Flora Bolonyai, Anni Espar and Monica Vavic were first-team selections on the ACWPC All-American team.