For a few days, Jared McCann may have had the most chaotic time of anyone in hockey.
The NHL announced Saturday that it will conduct a full investigation into allegations made on social media that Sharks forward Evander Kane gambled on league games.
A Nashville Predators prospect has come out as gay, a milestone moment for the sport of hockey as the first player signed to an NHL contract to make that declaration publicly.
Among the surprise names now available to the Kraken in Wednesday’s NHL expansion draft is Montreal Canadiens netminder Carey Price.
The Stanley Cup had an eventful day during the Lightning’s championship celebration Monday.
People who care passionately about the National Hockey League, who are invested in its future, who are personally responsible for everything from its blaring and bombastic arena presentation to its most quixotic analytics, are flummoxed over the game’s general perception in the week it has awarded its hallowed grand prize. Yes, the Tampa Bay Lightning are resplendently worthy of the Stanley ...
Travis Chrisman and Steve Graves are in the fireworks business.
Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks died of chest trauma from an errant fireworks mortar blast in what authorities described Monday as a tragic accident at a Michigan home on the Fourth of July.
The Chicago Blackhawks hired a former federal prosecutor to conduct an “independent review” of 2010 sexual assault allegation
During the most critical moments of the Lightning’s second-round series opener against Carolina, defenseman Ryan McDonagh found himself in a tough situation.
The Las Vegas-based Golden Knights had the most wins in the NHL's truncated 56-game schedule with 40.
Wayne Gretzky apparently is preparing to test his skills in another part of the hockey world.
In a series of events familiar to Knicks fans, the Rangers have turned what would have been a forgettable news cycle into a complete self-immolation.
Not real clear on why I’m doing this right now.
Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman and Minnesota Wild general manager Bill Guerin were named general manager and assistant GM, respectively, of the U.S. men's hockey team for the 2022 Beijing Winter Games.
The NHL on Wednesday said referee Tim Peel will no longer officiate games after Peel's comments caught on a microphone during Tuesday's Red Wings' game against Nashville.
In the early days of ESPN, when the concept of an all-sports network was laughably dubious and slow-pitch softball, tractor pulls and Australian Rules Football filled gaping holes in programming, the network found a perfect partner in the NHL.
Nearly half a century before the Pittsburgh Penguins traded for speedy, 24-year-old winger Kasperi Kapanen, another Kapanen likewise switched teams, setting the stage for a moment that has lived on in Finnish folklore.
PITTSBURGH — Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford, architect behind two recent Stanley Cup runs and 2019 Hockey Hall of Fame inductee, unexpectedly resigned on Wednesday. He cited personal reasons for the reason for the decision. “I know it’s a little unusual to have this happen during a season,” said Rutherford, whose contract was set to expire after this season, in a statement. “But I ...
Did somebody call a taxi squad?
The NHL will lose more than a billion dollars by staging the 2020-21 season in largely empty arenas, Commissioner Gary Bettman said Monday, but owners and players are intent on playing a 56-game schedule to provide diversion for fans and keep hockey on the sports map. The delayed and shortened season, scheduled to begin Wednesday, already has been altered by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Dallas ...
PHILADELPHIA — News item: The National Hockey League announced on Tuesday that it had sold the naming rights of its four divisions this season to corporate sponsors. The divisions will be called the MassMutual NHL East, the Scotia NHL North, the Discover NHL Central, and the Honda NHL West. Last month, the league had revealed that teams would have advertisements on their players' helmets in an ...
What's in a name?
The Kings and Ducks will compete with Arizona, Colorado, Minnesota, San Jose, St. Louis and Vegas in the NHL’s West division, one of four new divisions created for the purpose of minimizing travel and health risks and making it possible to play the 2020-21 season. As announced on Sunday, the 56-game schedule will start on Jan. 13, end on May 8 and feature play exclusively within each team’s ...
At the old O-Pee-Chee’s bubblegum and trading card factory in the Canadian city of London, Ontario, the month of December was most employees’ favorite time of the year. During most of the company’s history, that was when its eagerly anticipated packs of NHL player cards were manufactured — the crown jewel of its multi-sport product line. The process was largely manual. Once each player’s card ...