Stories tagged: NHL
Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 8:23 p.m.
Nikita Kucherov scores twice, Lightning beat Red Wings 3-2
Nikita Kucherov scored his second goal of the game with 18:13 remaining in the third period, lifting the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 10:43 p.m.
NHL capsules: Alex Tuch, Vadim Shipachyov shine in debuts as Vegas beats Bruins 3-1
Alex Tuch and Vadim Shipachyov made the most of their debuts with the Vegas Golden Knights, as they each scored a goal in a 3-1 win over the visiting Boston …
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 10:53 p.m.
NHL capsules: Steven Stamkos gets 1st goal in 11 months, Lightning beat Penguins
Steven Stamkos scored his first goal since having right knee surgery in November and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4 on Thursday night.
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 8:46 p.m.
Vegas hockey team honors victims of shooting
A tribute to last week’s mass shooting victims preceded the Vegas Golden Knights opener against the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday. Members of the Golden Knights organization accompanied 26 first-responders onto …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 2:39 p.m.
Donald Trump sticks to hockey in honoring Stanley Cup champion Penguins
After criticizing NFL players, President Donald Trump mostly stuck to hockey in honoring the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins. Trump welcomed the Penguins into the Oval Office and celebrated their …
Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
Henrik Lundqvist helps Rangers shut out Canadiens
Henrik Lundqvist bounced back after getting roughed up the previous night and helped the New York Rangers get their first win of the season.
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 11:36 p.m.
Dallas Stars, Vegas Golden Knights honor Las Vegas victims before opener
The Dallas Stars formed a line next to players from the Vegas Golden Knights to honor victims of last weekend’s mass shooting before the debut of the first major pro …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
NHL capsules: James Neal lifts Golden Knights to 2-1 win in Vegas franchise debut
James Neal scored twice in the third period Friday night, rallying the Golden Knights to a 2-1 victory over the Dallas Stars in the debut of the first major pro …
Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
John Blanchette: Mature attitude helps Spokane’s Kailer Yamamoto earn spot on Oilers roster
A perverse obsession with the next thing became sport’s designer drug some time ago, lapping the passé high of getting off on something as mundane as today’s game.
Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 9:11 p.m.
As regular season begins, Penguins eye first NHL three-peat in 35 years
The parade celebrating the Pittsburgh Penguins’ second straight Stanley Cup was still raging on that hot afternoon in mid-June when Mike Sullivan decided it was time to up the ante.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 8:32 p.m.
Capitals’ Tom Wilson gets four-game suspension for boarding
After four seasons of playing on the edge without incurring a suspension, Tom Wilson has now been disciplined twice in less than two weeks and is on notice.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 6:31 p.m.
Sabres agree to sign Jack Eichel to 8-year, $80 million contract
The Buffalo Sabres have reached an agreement to sign their franchise player, Jack Eichel, to an eight-year, $80 million contract. The team announced the signing on its Twitter account in …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
Hockey broadcaster Dave Strader dies of cancer at 62
Dave Strader, the hockey broadcaster known affectionately as “The Voice,” has died after battling bile duct cancer for more than a year. He was 62.
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 11:10 p.m.
Connor McDavid deal ushers in age of NHL’s millennial millionaires
Connor McDavid is doing his best to not make a big deal out of his big deal.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 2:57 p.m.
Penguins coach: White House visit is not a political stance
Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan says his team’s decision to attend the White House is not a political statement. The Stanley Cup champions will make the traditional visit this season, …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 4:40 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs forward Jaret Anderson-Dolan signs contract with L.A. Kings
The Los Angeles Kings have signed forward Jaret Anderson-Dolan to a three-year entry-level contract, Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced on Sept. 25.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 12:43 p.m.
NHL taps new market, plays 1st preseason game in China
The NHL is venturing into new territory. The league played its first preseason game in China, with the Los Angeles Kings defeating the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 in Shanghai. The teams …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 9:24 a.m.
Avalanche will retire Hejduk’s No. 23 in January ceremony
The Colorado Avalanche will retire the number of forward Milan Hejduk in a January ceremony. Hejduk played all 14 of his seasons with Colorado and helped the Avalanche to a …
Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 7:49 p.m.
Group proposing rapid remodeling construction timeline for Seattle’s KeyArena
SEATTLE – A proposal to remodel KeyArena now has an ambitious timeline that could have it ready to house a professional franchise within three years. The timeline was laid out …
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 7:54 p.m.
Hall of Famer Pierre Pilote dies at 85
Hall of Fame defenseman Pierre Pilote, a three-time Norris Trophy winner who helped the Chicago Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup in 1961, has died. He was 85.
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 2:59 p.m.
Group seeking Seattle NBA team says it would build 2 arenas
An investment group that wants to build a sports arena for professional basketball and possibly hockey has offered to also rebuild KeyArena, the former home of Seattle’s departed NBA franchise. …
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 7:02 p.m.
Coyotes captain Shane Doan retires after 21 seasons
Arizona Coyotes captain Shane Doan had chances to leave the desert for a better shot at winning the Stanley Cup. Every time, he resisted the urge, a loyalty that cemented …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 5:56 p.m.
Rookie Nazair Jones earning his chances with Seahawks
Before the start of training camp, Nazair Jones was the “other” rookie defensive lineman taken by the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL draft. All the attention was on Malik McDowell, …
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 6:04 p.m.
Alex Ovechkin makes early debut at Washington Capitals summer workouts
A slimmer, trimmer-looking Alex Ovechkin is back on the ice for summer workouts with the Washington Capitals more than two weeks before the start of training camp.
Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 9:12 p.m.
Russian winger Danis Zaripov cleared to pursue NHL contract
Danis Zaripov will get the chance to take his talents to North America after the NHL approved the Russian winger’s eligibility following a doping ban in the Kontinental Hockey League …
Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
Rangers to retire Jean Ratelle’s 19, Flyers to retire Eric Lindros’ 88
New York Rangers Hall of Famer Jean Ratelle will finally get his No. 19 raised to the rafters at Madison Square Garden, the same season Eric Lindros will have his …
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 11:03 p.m.
Francois Beauchemin returns to Anaheim Ducks for 3rd time
Francois Beauchemin keeps coming back to the Anaheim Ducks, and his third stint probably will be the final NHL season. The veteran defenseman agreed to an incentive-laden one-year contract Monday …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 8:20 p.m.
Longtime NHL coach, GM Bryan Murray dies at 74 of cancer
Bryan Murray, a longtime NHL coach and general manager who helped turn around the Washington Capitals and took the Ottawa Senators to the Stanley Cup Final, has died at 74.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 6:34 p.m.
Kailer Yamamoto signs entry-level deal with Edmonton Oilers
The Edmonton Oilers announced via press release they have signed 2017 first round selection Kailer Yamamoto to a three-year entry level contract.
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 7:46 p.m.
NHL won’t allow players under contract in minors to go to Olympics
Not only will Sidney Crosby, Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews and most of the best hockey players in the world not be going to the Olympics, neither will anyone on an …