Sharks trade for Erik Karlsson...Stars extend Seguin...Wright to return for Mets' last homestand
Sep. 13, 2018
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks have acquired dfenseman Erik Karlsson from the Ottawa Senators. San Jose is sending the Senators a first-round pick in 2019 or 2020, a second-round pick in 2019, forwards Chris Tierney, Josh Norris and Rudolfs Balcers, defenseman Dylan DeMelo and two conditional draft picks. The Sharks also get forward Francis Perron. Ottawa gets a second-round pick in 2021 that becomes a first if the Sharks make the Stanley Cup Final and re-sign Karlsson.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Five-time All-Star center Tyler Seguin (SAY'-gihn) has signed a $78.8 million, eight-year contract extension with the Dallas Stars that goes through the 2026-27 season. The 26-year-old was going into the final season of his contract. Seguin has 505 points in 590 regular-season games. In five playoff appearances, he has 21 points in 49 games.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets say third baseman David Wright will return for the team's final homestand on Sept. 29. The 35-year-old is scheduled to play on the second-last day of the regular season against Miami. It would be his first major league game since May 2016. Wright has worked to return from a litany of neck, back and shoulder injuries that have required surgery.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Former Major League pitcher Billy O'Dell, who won 105 games in a 13-year career, has died. He was 85. O'Dell played at Clemson and went on to a 13-year big league career with Baltimore, San Francisco, Milwaukee and Pittsburgh. O'Dell was an All-Star in 1958 and 1959.
UNDATED (AP) — Tony Gonzalez, Ed Reed, Champ Bailey and London Fletcher have been nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in their first year of eligibility. They are among 102 modern-era nominees for the class of 2019.