Stories tagged: hockey
Thu., July 13, 2017, 6:36 p.m.
Sharks re-sign F Chris Tierney to 1-year deal
The San Jose Sharks have re-signed forward Chris Tierney to a one-year contract. The 23-year-old had 11 goals and 12 assists in 80 games for San Jose last season. For …
Thu., July 13, 2017, 4:36 p.m.
Steve Patterson, Rick Tocchet to help lead Coyotes in new direction
Steve Patterson and Rick Tocchet have returned to Phoenix to help the Arizona Coyotes become consistent on the ice and find a permanent home. Tocchet played three seasons with the …
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 3:10 p.m.
Hurricanes: Owner Peter Karmanos Jr., considers offer to sell team
Carolina Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos Jr. is considering selling the NHL team. Hurricanes spokesman Mike Sundheim said in a statement that Karmanos is deciding whether to accept an offer for …
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 2:42 p.m.
Oilers sign star Connor McDavid to 8-year, $100 million deal
The Edmonton Oilers have signed star captain Connor McDavid to an eight-year, $100 million deal. McDavid led the NHL in scoring with 100 points last season, en route to winning …
Mon., July 3, 2017, 6:54 p.m.
Signings, trades shift balance of power across the NHL
After building up to a playoff run that ended in the second round yet again, the Washington Capitals are going through a salary-cap nightmare usually reserved for Stanley Cup champions.
Sun., July 2, 2017, 7:50 p.m.
Marleau leaves Sharks for Leafs, Price commits to Canadiens
The second day of NHL free agency was a boon for hockey in Canada as one team locked up its franchise goalie and another gave its young star a new …
Thu., June 29, 2017, 5:36 p.m.
Jaromir Jagr says no teams are asking about signing him
Jaromir Jagr says no teams are calling about signing him in free agency, which begins this weekend. The 45-year-old forward has spent the last 2 1/2 seasons with the Florida …
UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 3:07 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs announce full 2017-18 Western Hockey League schedule
The Spokane Chiefs’ 2017-18 regular season schedule was announced by the Western Hockey League on Tuesday afternoon in Calgary, Alberta, including all 36 home games to be played at Spokane …
UPDATED: Sat., June 24, 2017, 8:48 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs forward Jaret Anderson-Dolan selected No. 41 overall in NHL Draft
Spokane Chiefs forward Jaret Anderson-Dolan was selected 41st overall (second round) by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday in Chicago.
Fri., June 23, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
Parade of forwards at top of NHL draft
Cody Glass played in a youth hockey tournament in Las Vegas when he was 10. His Junior Steelers team finished a disappointing second. He is looking forward to many more …
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 11:23 p.m.
NHL Draft preview: For pair of Spokane Chiefs, draft means chasing their dreams
The last time the Spokane Chiefs had two players drafted in the first round of the NHL Draft was 1997, when defenseman Brad Ference was taken 10th overall by the …
Thu., June 22, 2017, 4:05 p.m.
Game on … and on: 11-day hockey marathon set for Buffalo
For Mike Lesakowski and 39 of his hockey-playing friends, it’s game on. And on and on and on. From the opening faceoff Thursday night to the final whistle set for …
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 9:35 p.m.
Marc-Andre Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights’ expansion draft choices
Stanley Cup-winning goalie Marc-Andre Fleury is the biggest name among the 30 choices by the Vegas Golden Knights in the NHL’s expansion draft. The league’s 31st team stocked its roster …
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 8:32 p.m.
Edmonton’s Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP
Edmonton captain Connor McDavid won his first Hart Trophy as the NHL’s most valuable player. He capped a breakthrough sophomore season for the 20-year-old center, who won the league scoring …
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 3:26 p.m.
Blackhawks’ Marian Hossa to miss next season with skin disorder
Chicago Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa will miss the upcoming NHL season because of severe side effects from medication to treat a progressive skin condition he has been battling for years. …
Tue., June 20, 2017, 5:13 p.m.
Desert ice: NHL awards, expansion draft colliding in Vegas
Las Vegas is the ice hockey capital of the world for the next few days. The desert gambling mecca is hosting the NHL’s annual postseason awards show, and the league …
Tue., June 20, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Big win for supporters of new Moscow ice rink
In August, the Moscow City Council expressed its support for a new Palouse Ice Rink and its willingness to donate $1 million from the city’s Hamilton Fund to help pay …
UPDATED: Sat., June 17, 2017, 6:31 p.m.
All talk, few trades before NHL’s expansion roster freeze
NHL teams engage in plenty of trade talk but not many moves before the roster freeze for the Vegas expansion draft. The Flames got their goaltender in dealing for Mike …
Wed., June 14, 2017, 11:57 a.m.
GM: Preds focused on winning Stanley Cup with young roster
General manager David Poile believes the Nashville Predators wiped away two notions with their run to the franchise’s first Stanley Cup Final. The organization has erased the labels of expansion …
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 12:32 p.m.
650,000 fans at parade cheer Penguins for Stanley Cup win
The Pittsburgh Penguins’ Stanley Cup victory parade and rally have drawn an estimated 650,000 people, including some who say they “haven’t missed a game in years.” Players greeted cheering fans …
Tue., June 13, 2017, 9:53 a.m.
Sabres GM Jason Botterill hopes to hire coach by early next week
The Buffalo Sabres’ coaching search has resumed. General manager Jason Botterill tells The Associated Press he hopes to make a decision by early next week. Botterill declined to reveal what …
Wed., June 7, 2017, 3:39 p.m.
Penguins regroup, Predators look for road magic in Game 5
A series has broken out in the Stanley Cup Final. The Penguins and Nashville Predators are tied at 2 games each heading into Game 5 on Thursday night in Pittsburgh. …
UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017, 4:15 p.m.
Flyers hire rising star Kris Knoblauch as assistant coach
The Philadelphia Flyers have hired rising coaching star Kris Knoblauch as an as assistant. Knoblauch was Connor McDavid’s junior coach and is coming off an Ontario Hockey League championship with …
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs sign Jack Finley, Tyson Feist to player agreements
Spokane Chiefs prospects Jack Finley and Tyson Feist both signed Standard Player Agreements and committed to playing in the Western Hockey League on Tuesday afternoon.
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 9:49 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs hire Dan Lambert as head coach
The Spokane Chiefs have hired Dan Lambert as the 12th full-time head coach in the team’s Western Hockey League history. The team plans to announce Lambert, 47, as head coach …
UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 9:29 p.m.
Predators rout Penguins 5-1, pull within 2-1 in Stanley Cup Final
Pekka Rinne bounced back with 27 saves and the offense came alive as the Nashville Predators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1 in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on …
UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 1:45 p.m.
Jake’s Ladder: Guentzel climbing record book for Penguins
The fresh-faced, 22-year-old rookie who leads the NHL in playoff goals – a hot streak that has him in the middle of the Conn Smythe Trophy conversation given to the …
UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 3:02 p.m.
All-Star promise: P.K. Subban says Preds will win Game 3 vs. Pens
Nashville defenseman P.K. Subban says the Predators will win Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Pittsburgh has a 2-0 lead trying to repeat as champs. …
Thu., June 1, 2017, 10:57 a.m.
From Hockey 101, Preds bring Stanley Cup Final to Music City
Terry Crisp sorely wishes that he and fellow broadcaster Pete Weber had recorded their “Hockey 101” sessions from the early days of the Nashville Predators.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 8:39 a.m.
Shawn Thornton hired as Florida Panthers’ business executive
Shawn Thornton has been hired as the Florida Panthers’ new vice president of business operations. He moves into the front office after a 20-year career on the ice, one in …