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Jul 5, 2022 7:57 AM CDT
Star Goalie's Career Takes Unexpected Turn in Russia
Ivan Fedotov, under contract with Philadelphia Flyers, detained over military service at home
- Ivan Fedotov is a 25-year-old star goalie in Russia who seemed destined to duplicate the feat in the NHL, especially after the Philadelphia Flyers signed him to a contract in May. Now, however, his hockey future is very much in doubt—he was detained last week in Russia as a...
Shows Up at Wrong House
Jun 30, 2022 1:33 PM CDT
Stanley Cup Shows Up at Wrong House
Neighbors of Colorado Avalanche's Gabe Landeskog got a memorable surprise
- Lord Stanley arrived at the wrong house in Denver, and the mistake is making headlines. It seems the NHL's famed Stanley Cup (named after the aforementioned lord) was delivered to the wrong address on Monday, reports 9News . It was supposed to go to Colorado Avalanche captain Gabe Landeskog, but...
Stanley Cup Win Ends One
Player's Remarkable Streak
Jun 27, 2022 12:33 AM CDT
Stanley Cup Win Ends One Player's Remarkable Streak
Colorado championship denies Tampa's Patrick Maroon of his fourth straight
- After years of playoff disappointments, the Colorado Avalanche are back atop hockey’s mountain after dethroning the two-time defending champions. Behind a goal and an assist from Nathan MacKinnon, the Avalanche won the Stanley Cup for the third time in franchise history and first in more than two decades by...
Punches Were Thrown
on the Ice—and Then Off
Jun 10, 2022 1:15 PM CDT
Punches Were Thrown on the Ice—and Then Off
New York Rangers fan facing assault charges after sucker punch caught on video
- Thursday's hockey game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Rangers ended with punches on and off the ice. Shortly after players traded blows to mark the end of the Lightning's 3-1 victory over the Rangers at Madison Square Garden, which put the Lightning up 3-2 in...
May 24, 2022 1:29 AM CDT
Police, NHL Probing Racist Threats Against Nazem Kadri
Colorado Avalanche player says a bottle was thrown at him also
- The NHL said Monday that St. Louis police are investigating threats made toward Colorado Avalanche forward Nazem Kadri, who has been the subject of racist social media posts since he was involved in a collision that knocked Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington out for the rest of the series. Deputy Commissioner...
'We'll Miss You No. 10'
Apr 22, 2022 1:09 PM CDT
'We'll Miss You No. 10'
NHL legend Guy Lafleur is dead at 70
- Last week, Mike Bossy died . Now, another NHL legend is gone: Hall of Famer Guy Lafleur, who helped the Montreal Canadiens win five Stanley Cup titles in the 1970s, has died at age 70, per the AP . That's why the hashtag #RIP Flower was trending on Twitter Friday, a...
China's Hockey 'Ringers'
Lose 8-0 in Olympic Debut
Feb 11, 2022 12:04 PM CST
China's Hockey 'Ringers' Lose 8-0 in Olympic Debut
15 of 25 players were born overseas
- China's unusual Olympic men's hockey team had a rendezvous with reality in Beijing Thursday night. The team, described by the
as a "squad of ringers" China put together when the country automatically qualified for the Olympic hockey tournament as host nation but didn't have a...
NHL Confirms Players
Won't Be Going to Olympics
Dec 22, 2021 5:30 PM CST
NHL Confirms Players Won't Be Going to Olympics
COVID disruptions mean going to Beijing is now unfeasible, commissioner says
: NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman confirmed Wednesday that players would not be allowed to participate in the Beijing Olympics, making official what seemed inevitable in recent days when a rash of positive COVID-19 test results caused several teams to shut down, the AP reports. The league will use the previously...
More Bad News to NHL
Dec 21, 2021 12:00 AM CST
COVID Delivers More Bad News to NHL
League shuts down early for holiday
- The NHL is beginning a leaguewide shutdown Wednesday amid a rise in positive COVID-19 test results among players, and with 10 of the league's 32 teams' schedules already paused and their facilities closed. The league announced Monday night that it will open its annual holiday break two days earlier...
Disarray Due to COVID
in Sports World Continues
Dec 20, 2021 2:02 AM CST
Disarray Due to COVID in Sports World Continues
NBA postpones 5 mores games, NHL shuts down 2 more teams
- The NBA on Sunday postponed a total of five games involving nine teams in response to rising coronavirus numbers, raising the number of contests that have been pushed back this season to seven, the AP reports. Called off were three Sunday games: Cleveland at Atlanta, Denver at Brooklyn and New...
Next, NHL Tightens
Dec 18, 2021 1:45 PM CST
Next, NHL Tightens COVID Protocols
The league has 10% of its players out of action
- The NHL reintroduced stricter COVID-19 protocols Saturday that include daily testing and other steps in a bid to limit a growing outbreak among players and team personnel. The enhanced protocols will be put into effect immediately and last through Jan. 1, with an evaluation of their impact to take place...
NFL Reschedules 3 Games
Over COVID Outbreaks
Dec 17, 2021 2:56 PM CST
NFL Reschedules 3 Games Over COVID Outbreaks
NHL and NBA also getting hit
- Sports fans of any league: If you planned to watch some games this weekend, better check the schedules often, because COVID outbreaks are taking a toll:
The NFL is shifting three games that were scheduled for this weekend. The Browns-Raiders game is moving from Saturday to Monday, while the
Dec 16, 2021 4:15 PM CST
NFL Changes COVID Protocols
Mask mandate is back after bad week for infections
: The NFL is adjusting its COVID-19 protocols in the face of increasing infections. Some of the changes could provide relief to teams that are shorthanded after outbreaks this week, ESPN reports. The policies, negotiated by the league and the players association, call for returning to a mask mandate in...
Goalie's Fireworks Death
Dec 4, 2021 2:40 PM CST
Goalie's Fireworks Death Ruled Accidental
No one will be charged in the death of Matiss Kivlenieks, prosecutors say
: The death of an NHL goalie in a Fourth of July fireworks accident in the Detroit area has been ruled accidental. No criminal charges will be filed, Oakland County prosecutors announced this week. Matiss Kivlenieks died of chest trauma when he was hit by a fireworks mortar blast in...
Outbreak Shuts Team Down
Nov 27, 2021 2:55 PM CST
Outbreak Shuts Team Down
NHL postpones 2 Islanders games to fight spread
- The NHL has postponed two more games for coronavirus-related reasons, making it five so far this season. Upcoming New York Islanders games Sunday at the Rangers and Tuesday at the Philadelphia Flyers were postponed after additional players went into the NHL's COVID-19 protocol on Saturday. The Islanders would have...
COVID Outbreak Hits
Fully Vaccinated NHL Team
Nov 18, 2021 3:34 PM CST
COVID Outbreak Hits Fully Vaccinated NHL Team
10 Ottawa Senators players are out of action
- COVID-19 has cut through the Ottawa Senators like a Zamboni through slush, despite all players being fully vaccinated—and experts say the NHL team's experience is a reminder that the pandemic is far from over. Some 10 players—around 40% of the roster—and one coach are now in...
A Big NHL Trade
Has Unusual Wrinkle
Nov 4, 2021 4:24 PM CDT
A Big NHL Trade Has Unusual Wrinkle
Buffalo's Jack Eichel will get the neck surgery he wants under new team, Las Vegas
- It's a big deal as far as NHL trades go, even in the usual sense. This week, the Buffalo Sabres sent 25-year-old phenom Jack Eichel to the Las Vegas Golden Knights. But this deal has an unusual twist because it centers around a medical procedure. The details:
2nd-Winningest NHL Coach
Resigns Amid Scandal
Oct 29, 2021 8:57 AM CDT
2nd-Winningest NHL Coach Resigns Amid Scandal
Joel Quenneville was head coach in Chicago when assistant coach allegedly assaulted player
Longtime NHL coach Joel Quenneville is out of a job over a sexual abuse scandal. Quenneville, who resigned as coach of the Florida Panthers, was coaching the Chicago Blackhawks in 2010 when young player Kyle Beach was allegedly assaulted by an assistant coach. Beach says the team did nothing...
Cause of Death Revealed
for Former NHL Player
Jimmy Hayes, 31
Oct 18, 2021 12:04 AM CDT
Cause of Death Revealed for Former NHL Player Jimmy Hayes, 31
Former hockey player had drugs in his system
Former NHL player Jimmy Hayes died from acute intoxication due to the combined effects of fentanyl and cocaine, both of which were found in his system, the medical examiner determined after an autopsy. His death was ruled an accident, NBC 10 Boston reports. "I was completely shocked" at...
Aug 23, 2021 8:38 AM CDT
Farewell to 'Mr. Ranger'
New York Rangers legend Rod Gilbert, 80, was a Hall of Famer, beloved by fans
- Rod Gilbert, the Hall of Fame right wing who starred for the New York Rangers and helped Canada win the 1972 Summit Series, has died. He was 80. Gilbert's family confirmed the death to the Rangers on Sunday, per the AP . The team didn't provide details. "I...
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