Sport Weather delays Monday resumption of Cup Series Playoff race at Texas
Devils sign goaltender Scott Wedgewood to one-year deal
The New Jersey Devils announced they have signed goaltender Scott Wedgewood to a one-year, two-way contract. The deal is worth $700K at the NHL level and $200K at the AHL level with the likely expectation of him taking up the team’s starting goaltender in Binghamton. © Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Scott Wedgewood is heading back to Jersey. Wedgewood will be making his return to the Devils’ franchise after starting his career there. The 28-year-old netminder was drafted by New Jersey in the third round back in 2010 and played within the organization until he was traded to Arizona in 2017.
Persistent rain has again delayed the running of the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Fifty-two of a scheduled 334 laps were complete after Sunday’s start to the Autotrader EchoPark 500 before a nagging rain intensified at the 1.5-mile Fort Worth track. Thatthe remainder of the event to a Monday resumption at 10 a.m. ET, but wet weather has placed those plans on hold.
Video: Cup Series race red-flagged at Texas due to rain (NASCAR)
Sabres sign Taylor Hall to one-year, $8M deal
There's a surprise winner of the Taylor Hall sweepstakes. TSN's Pierre LeBrun reported he confirmed with Hall via text message that the star is signing with the Sabres on a one-year, $8M deal. © Neville E. Guard-USA TODAY Sports Taylor Hall is heading to Buffalo. This is certainly a surprise location for the 28-year-old as of the teams that had been rumored to be in on him, Buffalo hadn’t come up.
Clint Bowyer is scored as the leader of the race in the Stewart-Haas Racing No. 14 Ford. Stage 1 is scheduled to end at Lap 105 with Stage 2 to end at Lap 210.
The 501-miler is the second of three races in the Round of 8 playoff bracket that will whittle the field to the four drivers who will compete for the Cup Series championship on Nov. 8 at Phoenix Raceway.
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Why Taylor Hall will be 2021's can't-miss free agent .
Taylor Hall is certainly not complaining about making $8M this season. This was not the free agent frenzy and massive long-term deal expected for the Hart Trophy winner. However, one year could make all the difference. Hall, 28, is one of the few players in the NHL who should not be content with an $8M valuation. The 2010 first overall pick, Hall has scored at a rate of .9 points per game over his ten-year career, including four seasons at over a point per game and no seasons below .74 since his rookie year.