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.
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.
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