A second consecutive shutout defeat by the St. Louis Blues marked the end for head coach Mike Yeo.
The Blues fired Yeo late Monday night, shortly after losing 2-0 to the visiting Los Angeles Kings.
Native son Ken Hitchcock was named head coach of the Edmonton Oilers, replacing Todd McLellan, who was informed Tuesday that he was fired.
Hitchcock, 66, is third all-time in the NHL in wins and has eight division titles on his resume, including the 1999 Stanley Cup with Dallas.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are reportedly parting ways with JR Smith, just hours after the publication of a story in which Smith accused the team of tanking and said he wants out of Cleveland.
The Boston Red Sox acquired right-handed reliever Colten Brewer from the San Diego Padres on Tuesday for minor league infielder Esteban Quiroz, both teams announced.
Brewer recorded a 5.59 ERA in 11 appearances for the Padres last season, his first in the majors.
The war of words continues for Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant. And this time it cost him.
After last week’s heated argument with teammate Draymond Green just left Durant agitated, he was fined $25,000 on Tuesday for “directing inappropriate language toward a fan,” it was announced by Kiki VanDeWeghe, the NBA’s executive vice president of basketball operations.