by The Canadian Press - June 24, 2014 11:36 AM EDT
Here are the players who are likely to be the top five picks in the NHL draft on June 27 in Philadelphia:Aaron EkbladPosition: DefencemanHometown: Belle River, Ont.
by The Canadian Press - June 24, 2014 11:26 AM EDT
The Edmonton Oilers have another top-10 draft pick and with that comes another chance to build around its young core.The Oilers have the third selection in Friday night's first round, a year after taking Darnell Nurse seventh and two years removed from a streak of three consecutive No.
by The Canadian Press - June 24, 2014 11:13 AM EDT
When he's back home in Germany, Leon Draisaitl sees soccer gear everywhere. In North America, he sees Sidney Crosby jerseys.If he has it his way, kids in his native country will be wearing "DRAISAITL" on their backs in no time.
by The Canadian Press - June 23, 2014 10:51 PM EDT
ANAHEIM, Calif. - Trent Yawney has been hired as an assistant coach by the Anaheim Ducks.The team announced the move Monday.Yawney was the Chicago Blackhawks' head coach during the 2005-06 season.
by The Canadian Press - June 23, 2014 9:47 PM EDT
VANCOUVER - Losing some of its top executives leaves Hockey Canada with some big skates to fill. But Canada has the depth of talent to remain a winner on the international stage, says the man who coached the men's team to back-to-back Olympic gold medals.
by The Canadian Press - June 23, 2014 6:51 PM EDT
New Jersey general manager Lou Lamoriello thought back to hiring Pat Burns, the late coach who helped Devils win the Stanley Cup, and talking to him about hockey the day before he died.
by The Canadian Press - June 23, 2014 6:38 PM EDT
CALGARY - New Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving has the highest draft pick in team history to work with Friday in Philadelphia.At No.
by The Canadian Press - June 23, 2014 5:27 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored 51 goals last season to capture his second consecutive and fourth career Maurice Richard Trophy, an award he'll collect at Tuesday night's NHL Awards in Las Vegas.
by The Canadian Press - June 23, 2014 5:17 PM EDT
ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Wild put a lot of work into summer projects the past two years. This time, they're on track for a little less activity.
by The Canadian Press - June 23, 2014 5:11 PM EDT
BOSTON - The Boston Bruins don't expect to make a major signing in free agency. A player drafted from a mediocre crop this week likely won't make an immediate impact.
by The Canadian Press - June 23, 2014 3:55 PM EDT
WINNIPEG - A first court appearance for a Winnipeg city councillor and former NHL player accused of domestic violence has been put over for three weeks.
by The Canadian Press - June 23, 2014 3:14 PM EDT
TORONTO - While growing up in Sweden, Peter Forsberg never dreamt of going into what he called the "NHL Hall of Fame."That was a slip of the tongue, and after announcing a six-man class of 2014 that includes Forsberg, Canadian defenceman Rob Blake, American centre Mike Modano, Czech goaltender Dominik Hasek, late coach Pat Burns and referee Bill McCreary, selection committee chairman John Davidson expressed pride in the diversity of this group.
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