Posts in category

Hockey


Henrik Lundqvist is entering his 14th season in the NHL, having spent his entire career with the New York Rangers. And although the team is in a rebuilding mode for a future run at their first Stanley Cup title since 1994, the 36-year-old goalie wants to stick around and be a part of that process. …

0 39

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Clay Riddell, the billionaire oilman and co-owner of the NHL’s Calgary Flames, has died. He was 81. The Flames and Paramount Resources confirmed his death Sunday, with the oil and natural gas company saying he died Saturday. “We mourn the passing of a great man of industry, sports, philanthropy and human …

0 38

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Kieffer Bellows and Cal Clutterbuck scored power-play goals in the first period to help the New York Islanders beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-0 on Sunday in the preseason opener for both teams. Bellows opened the scoring at 6:55, and Clutterbuck connected with 4:14 left in the period. Sebastian Aho added a …

0 40

Connor McDavid heard teammates talking about another potential lockout when he entered the NHL — in 2015. As he became one of hockey’s best players and signed the richest annual contract in the league, McDavid says he remains optimistic there will not be another work stoppages like those in 2004-05 and 2012-13 — but he …

0 37

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan is taking a leave of absence to be with his family following the death of his father, George. The Penguins said George Sullivan, 81, passed away on Saturday in Scituate, Massachusetts. Assistant coach Jacques Martin will run the day-to-day operations of the coaching staff while Sullivan is …

0 35

CHICAGO (AP) — While the Chicago Blackhawks tumbled into last place last season, Nick Schmaltz showed off the flashy skills that made him a first-round pick in 2014. Another step forward for the center might have more to do with his mental approach than any improvement on the ice. The 22-year-old Schmaltz is focused on …

0 36

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Brad Marchand and Jake DeBrusk scored in the shootout to lead the Boston Bruins to a 4-3 win over the Calgary Flames in the NHL exhibition season-opener on Saturday in Shenzhen, China. Down to their last shooter, Boston tied the shootout on Marchand’s goal. After Calgary’s Derek Ryan missed, DeBrusk scored …

0 38