m Utica of the AHL. LaBate made his NHL debut on Wednesday. ... from corse178's blog

ST. White Capitals Jerseys . PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays have finalized a two-year, $12.5 million contract with free agent catcher Wilson Ramos.Ramos, a 29-year-old recovering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, is guaranteed $4 million next year and $8.5 million in 2018.He can earn additional performance bonuses based on plate appearances of $2 million next year and $750,000 in 2018, and has a 2018 salary escalator worth up to $3 million, based on starts next year.Ramos was a NL All-Star last season with the Washington Nationals, batting .307 with 22 homers and 80 RBI in 131 games. Hes expected to return from his knee injury at some point next summer.Senior vice president of baseball operations Chaim Bloom said the team is excited about what Ramos potentially adds on both offense and defense, adding that when healthy Ramos is one of the best all-around catchers in baseball.The Rays cleared room on the 40-man roster by designating catcher Justin OConner for assignment.Ramos made his major league debut with Minnesota in 2010. He was dealt to the Nationals at the trade deadline that season and has batted .269 with 83 homers and 321 RBI over portions of seven major league seasons.For 2017, Ramos would earn $125,000 each for 300 and 325 plate appearances, and $250,000 each for 350 and each additional 25 through 500. For 2018, he would get $250,000 apiece for 450, 475 and 500.If he does not finish 2017 on the disabled list, his 2018 salary would increase by $2 million for 55 starts next year and $250,000 for each additional five through 75. Adidas Capitals Jerseys . -- Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings was selected Monday to his second straight Pro Bowl, while guard Kyle Long made it after a solid rookie season. Cheap Capitals Jerseys . U.S. District Judge Lorna G. Schofield in Manhattan agreed that lawyers on both sides could make their formal requests by Nov. 8. A hearing is scheduled for a day earlier. Jordan Siev, a lawyer for Rodriguez, wrote in a joint letter to the judge from lawyers on both sides that MLB lawyers planned to ask that the lawsuit be dismissed. http://www.authenticcapitalsshopnhl.com/ . R.J. Umberger scored twice to lead the Blue Jackets to a franchise-record for consecutive wins with a 5-3 victory Tuesday night over the Los Angeles Kings. GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Vancouver Canucks werent going to let a pair of three-goal leads slip away in the same week.After blowing a big advantage in an overtime loss to Chicago on Saturday, the Canucks held on Wednesday night for a 4-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes.Bo Horvat and Sven Baertschi each had a goal and two assists, with Loui Eriksson and Horvat scoring 17 seconds apart during a three-goal second period. Alexandre Burrows also zipped in a shot, knocking goalie Mike Smith out of the game 6:49 into the period. Burrows had an assist in a battle of teams at the bottom of the Pacific Division standings.The Canucks third line of Horvat, Baertschi and Burrows combined for eight points.Ive liked that line for three or four games, Canucks coach Willie Desjardins said.The Canucks talked about the loss to the Blackhawks in two different meetings upon arriving in Arizona.Guys felt comfortable. We knew what we had to do, Burrows said. We had to apply going into the third. We wanted to make high-percentage plays and play the right way and not sit back too much, and I thought we did a better job.Ryan Miller had 35 saves and improved to 10-1 in his career against Arizona. Smith had 13 stops before departing and Louis Domingue finished the game, making nine saves.It was awful. I was sleeping from the first goal, Smith said.Arizona tied it at 1 when Anthony DeAngelos shot deflected in off Christian Dvorak 58 seconds into the second. But the Canucks answered with their two quick goals.Eriksson beat Smith with a dribbler of a shot off a bouncing pass from Markus Granlund from behind the net. Then Horvat passed to Burrows, who sent the puck back to Horvat for a shot through Smiths glove side for a 3-1 lead.Horvats seven goals lead the Canucks this season.We played such a strong game for 40 minutes against Chicago and we brought that into tonights game, Horvaat said. Capitals Jerseys Store. The bounces went our way.Burrows scored after collecting the puck off the boards, his long wrist shot getting past Smith to give the Canucks a three-goal lead.Vancouver beat Arizona for the second time in less than a week and has points in four of its last five games, three of those being wins. The Coyotes had played five straight one-goal games until Wednesday but have lost five of their last six.The Canucks took advantage of a turnover by defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson deep in his own zone to take a quick lead. Ekman-Larsson blindly backhanded the puck on a clearance attempt to Horvat, who assisted on Baertschis redirected shot at 3:08 of the first period.Weve got to make plays, not turn it over and we need saves, Coyotes coach Dave Tippett said. Just do the job, do the job together and well find ways to win.Vancouver took a lead into the third period for just the third time this season.Game notes Baertschi, a former junior hockey teammate of ailing Coyotes minor leaguer Craig Cunningham, paid tribute to Cunningham by writing the word Cunny on his sticks. Cunningham, who plays for Tucson of the AHL, collapsed on the ice before a game last weekend and is hospitalized in critical condition. ... F Jack Skille is out with an upper body injury and was scratched. ... Vancouver called up C Joseph LaBate from Utica of the AHL. LaBate made his NHL debut on Wednesday. ... Coyotes D Luke Schenn and D Jakob Chychrun were scratched. ... Coyotes captain Shane Doan tied Rod BrindAmour for 20th place on the NHLs career games played list at 1,484.UP NEXTCanucks: At Dallas on Friday night in the third game of a three-game road trip.Coyotes: Host Edmonton on Friday night in the finale of a three-game homestand. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '


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