September 9, 2014

Ex-hockey player faces drug sale charges related to death of New York Rangers Boogaard in 2011

Ex-hockey player faces drug sale charges related to death of New York Rangers Boogaard in 2011

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.


'Miracle on Ice' player Bob Suter dies of apparent heart attack at age 57

'Miracle on Ice' player Bob Suter dies of apparent heart attack at age 57

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.


Toronto Maple Leafs sign forward Spencer Abbott to one-year contract

Toronto Maple Leafs sign forward Spencer Abbott to one-year contract

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.

September 8, 2014

Sidney Crosby says right wrist is feeling good after opting not to have surgery

Sidney Crosby says right wrist is feeling good after opting not to have surgery

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.


Red Wings teammates trying to convince Daniel Alfredsson to return

Red Wings teammates trying to convince Daniel Alfredsson to return

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.


NHL officially names former defenceman Stephane Quintal head of player safety

NHL officially names former defenceman Stephane Quintal head of player safety

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.


Video game designers add physicist to fold to improve puck physics in 'NHL 15'

Video game designers add physicist to fold to improve puck physics in 'NHL 15'

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.

September 4, 2014

Avalanche, Tyson Barrie agree on 2-year deal after breakout season by young defenceman

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.


Hurricanes prepare for training camp, eager to get a feel for new coach Bill Peters

Hurricanes prepare for training camp, eager to get a feel for new coach Bill Peters

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.


Steve Moore glad to no longer be burdened by 10-year legal ordeal

Steve Moore glad to no longer be burdened by 10-year legal ordeal

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.


Bruins and C David Krejci sign 6-year contract extension worth $43.5 million

Bruins and C David Krejci sign 6-year contract extension worth $43.5 million

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.


Hiring of Donskov shows Hockey Canada remains committed to analytics

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.

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