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Keeping Kids In-Line Rink Owners Hope Roller Hockey League Will Be Good For Kids And For Skating Business

Bryan Bernstein takes a practice shot on goal at Roller Valley Skate Center. Teams are forming and players are getting ready for competition this summer. Photo by Shawn Jacobson/The Spokesman-Review


Soccer Star Shadows Dream

Crithfield returns to game with Spokane and the USISL Two years ago, Chad Crithfield sold his soccer shoes and decided to quit chasing his dream of making it professionally. After …


Red Wings: They Know It’s Over

Wings coach Scotty Bowman was disgusted after Thursday’s loss. Photo by Associated Press


Devils Demolish Detroit, 5-2 New Jersey Leads Series 3-0 And Can Win Cup At Home

1. New Jersey right wing Claude Lemieux celebrates first-period goal, helping Devils to 5-0 lead before two late Detroit scores. Photo by Associated Press 2. Chris Osgood hangs head after …


Devils Playing Like Pistons Of Old

This isn’t going to bring any comfort to Detroit fans already looking for ways to dump tranquilizers into the city water supply. Yet it has to be said. The thing …


Devilish Development Red Wings Drop Game 2 Against N.J., Must Win On The Road To Stay Alive

1. Detroit goalie Mike Vernon takes matters into his own hands as teammates Nicklas Lidstrom (5) and Devils’ forward Bill Guerin collide. Photo by Associated Press 2. Devils’ Bill Guerin …


Lemieux Will Return For ‘95-96 Season After One-Year Layoff

Mario Lemieux decided he missed hockey as much as hockey missed him. Lemieux, the four-time NHL scoring champion, said Tuesday he will end his one-year, health-related sabbatical from hockey and …


Lemieux Plans Comeback

Mario Lemieux has told friends and family he’s returning to the Pittsburgh Penguins. He’ll tell the world today. Lemieux’s return to the sport he dominated as a four-time NHL scoring …


Hot Coffey Tees Off Over TV Analysts

If Paul Coffey can go to war against the New Jersey Devils as well as he’s battling a couple of TV guys, the Red Wings still have a good chance …


Octopi Take The Opener At Joe Lewis

A sore back could keep Detroit’s Keith Primeau, right, out of Game 2 on Tuesday. The Red Wings lost the opening game 2-1 on Saturday. Photo by Associated Press


Devils’ Claude Reigns Over Wings In Game 1

Claude Lemieux scores when it counts. New Jersey’s opponent doesn’t. That’s classic Devils playoff hockey, and it’s given them early control of the Stanley Cup finals. Lemieux, an ordinary regular-season …


Shanahan Booted St.Louis

Mike Shanahan was fired as chairman and chief executive officer of the St. Louis Blues and replaced by longtime colleague Jack Quinn. A spokesman for the NHL team would not …


Manitobans Buy Winnipeg Jets

A group of local businessmen, Spirit of Manitoba Inc., agreed Thursday to pay $32 million to buy out the current majority owners of the Winnipeg Jets in a conditional deal …


Yzerman Needs A Cup Lord Stanley’s Goblet Would Be Fitting Touch For Detroit Star

Yzerman has bowl, wants Cup. Photo by Associated Press


Muckler Steps Down

John Muckler stepped down as coach of the Buffalo Sabres and signed a three-year deal with the NHL team to remain general manager. Muckler, who guided the Edmonton Oilers to …


Devils Need No Disguises Beating Flyers For Stanley Cup Berth Help New Jersey Forget About Failures

New Jersey goaltender Martin Brodeur manages to get his body in front of a shot by Philadelphia’s Eric Lindros. The Devils knocked off the Flyers 4-2 and earned a trip …


At Home On The Road Flyers, Devils Can’t Explain The Home-Ice Disadvantage

An unlikely question has emerged in the Eastern Conference finals of these Stanley Cup playoffs: Why can’t the home club win? “It’s the weirdest thing I’ve ever seen,” said Ron …


Nordiques Go To Extreme

The NHL’s transplanted Quebec franchise will not be known as the “Denver Nordiques.” Rocky Mountain Extreme was the first choice of COMSAT Video Enterprises president Charlie Lyons. COMSAT, which bought …


Sports People

Olympic champion Linford Christie, frustrated by criticism and his disputes with British track authorities, said he will not defend his 100-meter title at next year’s Atlanta Games… . …


Overtime Win Carries Wings To Nhl Finals

After an absence of 29 years, the Detroit Red Wings are back in the NHL finals with a chance to win their first Stanley Cup championship in 40 years. Vyacheslav …


Flyers Tie Series With Second Win On Road

NHL playoffs Maybe the Stanley Cup won’t wind up in Nashville after all. In fact, the New Jersey - and possibly soon-to-be Nashville - Devils may not wind up in …


Desperate Blackhawks Crush Lifeless Red Wings

Denis Sevard celebrates the first of his two goals in Chicago’s 5-2 win over Detroit. Photo by Associated Press


Move Takes Fight Right Out Of Tacoma

This gloomy news that the our Rockets are exercising an escape clause in their contract to relocate in British Columbia leaves me with one question: Where will we Tacoma sports …


Nit Unsure Of Garden

The marriage of the National Invitation Tournament and Madison Square Garden may be on the rocks. Madison Square Garden has been home for NIT basketball since the nation’s oldest postseason …


Red Wings Captain Almost Ready To Join Stanley Cup Mission

Steve Yzerman, who has missed the first three games of the Western Conference finals against the Chicago Blackhawks with a knee injury, could return to the Detroit Red Wings’ lineup …


Lindros Hits Winner In Ot

Martin Brodeur finally flinched, giving life to the Philadelphia Flyers. Eric Lindros made the most of it.


Detroit Wins In 2 Ots Red Wings Within One Victory Of First Finals In 29 Years

Blackhawks’ Chris Chelios, right, upends the Red Wings’ Doug Brown. Photo by Associated Press


Devils Sweep On Road New Jersey Thumps Philly, Heads Home With 2-0 Lead

Goalie Ron Hextall and the Philadelphia Flyers come away from Game 2 empty-handed. Associated Press


Nhl Sets Draft Order

The Los Angeles Kings were a big winner as the NHL held its first draft drawing to determine the order of picks in next month’s entry draft in Edmonton. As …


Red Wings Escape Disaster, 3-2

Too late, Detroit goaltender Mike Vernon spotted the puck coming out of a crowd of players.