by The Canadian Press - September 9, 2014 8:21 PM EDT
VANCOUVER - While Vancouver Canucks fans demand change, new coach Willie Desjardins is preaching a status-quo approach—with himself.After spending more than two decades attempting to become an NHL head coach, and with training camp in Whistler, B.
by The Canadian Press - September 9, 2014 6:05 PM EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y. - A former minor league hockey player was arrested Tuesday on charges he sold illegally obtained prescription painkillers to former hockey player Derek Boogaard of the New York Rangers and the Minnesota Wild before Boogaard died in 2011 of an accidental overdose.
by The Canadian Press - September 9, 2014 5:31 PM EDT
MADISON, Wis. - Bob Suter, a member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic "Miracle On Ice" hockey team, has died of an apparent heart attack at the age of 57.
by The Canadian Press - September 9, 2014 4:05 PM EDT
TORONTO - The Maple Leafs have signed forward Spencer Abbott to a one-year contract.Abbott played one NHL game last season and spent most of 2013-14 with the AHL's Toronto Marlies.
by The Canadian Press - September 8, 2014 6:15 PM EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Sidney Crosby says the right wrist that bothered him last season is feeling good as the Pittsburgh Penguins and the rest of the NHL get ready to open training camp next week.
by The Canadian Press - September 8, 2014 3:01 PM EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Daniel Alfredsson has the Red Wings in a holding pattern as he waits to decide whether to play a 19th NHL season and second in Detroit.
by The Canadian Press - September 8, 2014 1:22 PM EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Former NHL defenceman Stephane Quintal is the NHL's new senior vice-president of player safety.He's been doing the job on an interim basis since Brendan Shanahan left the position in April to become president of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
by The Canadian Press - September 8, 2014 10:04 AM EDT
TORONTO - Hockey may not be rocket science but that didn't stop EA Sports from recruiting a scientist who worked on the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, the world's largest particle collider, to revamp puck physics for "NHL 15.
by The Canadian Press - September 4, 2014 5:11 PM EDT
DENVER - The Colorado Avalanche signed Tyson Barrie to a two-year deal after a breakout season by the defenceman.Barrie gave the Avalanche an offensive presence at the blue line as he led the defencemen with 13 goals.
by The Canadian Press - September 4, 2014 4:37 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Carolina Hurricanes are eager to get a feel for their new management.With training camp coming up later this month, the Hurricanes are ready to find out how their new bosses—general manager Ron Francis and coach Bill Peters—are going to run things.
by The Canadian Press - September 4, 2014 3:30 PM EDT
TORONTO - Former NHL rookie Steve Moore can finally move past the on-ice attack that ended his career, he said Thursday, unburdened by a decade-long legal battle that inched through the courts.
by The Canadian Press - September 4, 2014 3:21 PM EDT
BOSTON - The Boston Bruins signed centre David Krejci to a six-year, $43.5 million contract extension Thursday.The deal begins in the 2015-16 season after the final season of his current contract.