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Russ Conway, 70, Dies; His Reporting Led to a Hockey Boss’s Downfall

Russ Conway, whose exposés in a Massachusetts newspaper uncovered corruption by the leader of the National Hockey League’s players’ union and led to his convictions for fraud, died on Tuesday at his home in Haverhill, Mass. He was 70. His lawyer, Peter Caruso, confirmed the death. He said Mr. Conway received a diagnosis of heart…

Islanders sign Derick Brassard to one-year contract

Derick Brassard is heading to the Islanders. (Getty) Free agent Derick Brassard has signed a one-year contact with the New York Islanders, the club announced Wednesday. The terms of the contract were not disclosed, but it is reportedly worth $1.2-million, as per The Athletic’s Arthur Staple. The 31-year-old split the 2018-2019 campaign playing 40 games with the Pittsburgh…