Pittsburgh's Stanley Cup freshmen made a big splash in Game 1. And their path to the NHL echoes that of Tampa Bay's heroes a year ago. More
Though he never thought of himself as an athlete, Lysiak was a prolific scorer. In recent years, though, he’s became a fighter in his battle against leukemia.
Slava Voynov will not be eligible to compete at the World Cup, and commissioner Gary Bettman said he had told the Russian Federation that was the case before Voynov was named to the Russian World Cup team.
Patrick Marleau took Bryan Rust out of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final with a hit that ended up contacting Rust's head, but there didn't seem to be any malicious intent.
Nick Bonino, hero of Game 1 for the Pittsburgh Penguins, credits his clutch scoring ways to a zen-like mentality. That makes him a deadly assassin.
The San Jose Sharks have a 5-1 record after losses in these Stanley Cup playoffs, so they fully expect to have a much better effort and result in Game 2 in Pittsburgh Wednesday night.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman strongly hinted that we'll know whether or not the league intends to expand by the time the board of governors meets June 22 in Las Vegas
The IOC and IIHF have paid the out-of-pocket costs for the NHL for the five Olympics in which the league has participated, but is no longer interested in doing so. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman called that "an easy showstopper.":
This Stanley Cup final will be hotly contested and tightly played. Here’s who both schools of thought think will win it all.