Stories tagged: hockey
Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 10:28 a.m.
Barry Trotz is beginning to change the culture for the Islanders like he did with the Capitals before winning the Stanley Cup. New York’s first-year coach has implemented the off-ice …
Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 9:54 a.m.
The Florida Panthers are hoping for deja vu. Sort of. A year ago, the Panthers shook off a disastrous start to the season and caught fire after the All-Star break …
Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 9:12 a.m.
The Boston Bruins almost made it into their mid-winter break completely healthy. Forward Joakim Nordstrom is recovering from a fractured lower leg bone. Goaltender Tuukka Rask is out with a …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 10:47 p.m.
John Gibson made 29 saves and Troy Terry scored his first NHL goal and set up another, helping the sending the new-look Anaheim Ducks beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2 …
Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 10:56 p.m.
Josh Bailey and Cal Clutterbuck scored third-period goals, Thomas Greiss made 19 saves and the New York Islanders beat the Capitals 2-0 on Friday night in Barry Trotz’s return to …
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 11:19 p.m.
Mitch Marner scored a go-ahead goal late in the second period, Nazem Kadri and Patrick Marleau each had a goal and an assist, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the …
Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 10:46 p.m.
Sean Couturier had a hat trick, Carter Hart stopped 39 shots and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Wednesday night.
Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 9:52 p.m.
Valtteri Filppula scored 1:37 into overtime and the New York Islanders beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 Tuesday night for their 12th win in 15 games.
Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 12:25 p.m.
Rick Nash has decided to retire at 34 because of unresolved symptoms from a concussion he suffered in March. Agent Joe Resnick says Nash decided under advice from doctors that …
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 5:04 a.m.
After this season, goalie Tyler O’Donnell knows that this is about it for his hockey career.
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 11:26 p.m.
Filip Forsberg scored a minute into overtime for his second goal of the game, and the Nashville Predators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 on Wednesday night for their third straight …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
The NHL is giving Seattle’s future franchise a reward for its investment in bringing the league’s 32nd franchise to the city. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league has promised …
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 10:51 p.m.
Andrei Vasilevskiy made 31 saves, Brayden Point had two goals and an assist, and the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-0 on Tuesday night.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 4:10 p.m.
The driver of a transport truck involved in a bus crash that killed 16 people in Canada has pleaded guilty to all charges against him. Thirteen others were injured when …
Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 8:13 p.m.
Kaapo Kakko scored with 1:26 left to give Finland its fifth world junior hockey title, 3-2 over the United States on Saturday night.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 10:44 p.m.
For the first time all season, the Spokane Chiefs iced a full lineup, and it showed.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Parker AuCoin scored two short-handed goals and the Tri-City Americans topped the Spokane Chiefs 6-1 in the teams’ annual New Year’s Eve matchup at the Toyota Center in Kennewick.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 5:26 p.m.
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UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 11:15 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs and Tri-City Americans skated at a fast, sometimes erratic pace during the course of Saturday’s tilt in front of 8,010 spectators at the Arena. But it was …
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
Phillip Danault completed a hat trick late in the third period, Paul Byron scored in overtime and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Vegas Golden Knights 4-3 on Saturday.
Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 10:41 p.m.
Phil Kessel scored a power-play goal at 3:59 of overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night.
Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 9:46 p.m.
Alex Ovechkin had his second consecutive hat trick and Jakub Vrana scored in the sixth round of a shootout to lead the Washington Capitals past the Carolina Hurricanes 6-5 on …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 10:51 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs came into Wednesday’s game without three top players in Jaret Anderson-Dolan, Ty Smith and Filip Kral – all of whom are with their respective World Junior Championship …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 10:31 p.m.
Tomas Nosek scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the surging Vegas Golden Knights beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 9:40 p.m.
Josh Morrissey scored one of Winnipeg’s three power-play goals and the Jets got goals from seven players while routing the Philadelphia Flyers 7-1 on Sunday.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 10:37 p.m.
Teddy bears rained down on the ice like confetti Saturday during the Spokane Chiefs’ annual teddy bear toss. The team scored their first goal just after the beginning of the …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 11:48 p.m.
Sean Richards scored an empty-net goal with 1 minute, 35 seconds left in the game as the Everett Silvertips held off the Spokane Chiefs 4-2 in Western Hockey League action …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Matt Calkins: When the NHL comes to Seattle, don’t expect Vegas Golden Knights-level success immediately
If there was a better sports story this year than the Vegas Golden Knights, nobody told me about it. A first-year expansion team wins 51 games before soaring to the …
Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Grip on Sports: In a world that is constantly changing, Gonzaga has been remarkably consistent against UW
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is one constant in life – and in college basketball. That constant is there is no constant. Everything changes. Heck, there was a time …
Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 1 p.m.
Fans at a downtown Seattle bar erupted with cheers following the announcement that the city was being awarded the 32nd NHL franchise. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan took a bit of …