by The Canadian Press - September 4, 2014 2:59 PM EDT
Hockey Canada doesn't want to fall behind the rest of the sport in the analytics department.That much was clear with Wednesday's hiring of Misha Donskov as manager of hockey operations, analytics and video.
by The Canadian Press - September 3, 2014 5:04 PM EDT
BOUCHERVILLE, Que. - Gary Bettman has vehemently denied the NHL is considering expansion.But the commissioner said if it ever does, prospective owners may have to pay up big time.
by The Canadian Press - September 3, 2014 3:14 PM EDT
TORONTO - Mark Messier has vivid memories of his Edmonton Oilers teammate Glenn Anderson making phone calls on the road back in the mid-1980s.
by The Canadian Press - September 3, 2014 1:17 PM EDT
WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets Hockey are keeping their American Hockey League farm team in St. John's, N.L., at least to the end of the 2015-'16 season.
by The Canadian Press - September 3, 2014 10:48 AM EDT
SUNRISE, Fla. - The Florida Panthers and No. 1 overall draft pick Aaron Ekblad have agreed on a three-year entry-level contract.Panthers general manager Dale Tallon announced the deal Wednesday, eight days before Ekblad will begin competing at Florida's annual camp for prospects.
by The Canadian Press - September 3, 2014 6:25 AM EDT
OTTAWA - QMI Agency has retracted a story that said NHL superstar Sidney Crosby had been arrested by Ottawa police, saying there was no basis for the report and that it regrets the error.
by The Canadian Press - September 2, 2014 5:20 PM EDT
WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets have agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract with 2014 first-round pick Nikolaj Ehlers.Ehlers, the ninth overall pick, will make US$1.
by The Canadian Press - September 1, 2014 7:06 PM EDT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Country star Carrie Underwood and NHL player Mike Fisher chose the Labor Day holiday to announce they are expecting their first child.
by The Canadian Press - August 31, 2014 6:36 PM EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Former NHL defenceman and six-time all-star Carol Vadnais died Sunday at 68 years old.Vadnais made his NHL debut in 1966-67 with his hometown Montreal Canadiens and went on to play 17 seasons with the California Golden Seals, Boston Bruins, New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils.
by The Canadian Press - August 29, 2014 10:56 AM EDT
Justin Schultz isn't a fully-formed No. 1 NHL defenceman just yet, so the Edmonton Oilers are giving him a chance to grow into one.The Oilers agreed to terms with the 24-year-old on a US$3.
by The Canadian Press - August 28, 2014 4:18 PM EDT
TORONTO - Rogers has announced its 45-person team for Sportsnet's NHL coverage in the network's first season with exclusive Canadian national television rights.
by The Canadian Press - August 28, 2014 3:49 PM EDT
When veteran goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere retired last week, it marked the end of an era. Giguere was the last active NHL player to have suited up for the Hartford Whalers (Chris Pronger is technically still on an NHL roster but won't play another game because of career-ending injuries.