Arbitrator trims Tom Wilson’s NHL suspension to 14 games for check to head
Capitals agitator eligible to play immediately, gets back over $378K US in lost salary The Capitals' Tom Wilson has had his 20-game suspension cut to 14. In late October, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman upheld Wilson's ban for an illegal check to the head of Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist during... Read more
Rangers’ Lundqvist reaches milestone in win over Canucks
Goalie pulls even with Jacque Plante on all-time wins list Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers celebrates a victory over the visiting Vancouver Canucks on Monday, marking the 437th win of his career and tying the netminder for seventh on the all-time list. (Elsa/Getty Images) comments Two of... Read more
Hockey Hall of Fame welcomes class of 2018
Commissioner Gary Bettman, all-time goalie wins leader Brodeur among inductees Martin Brodeur, seen at a ceremony prior to a Maple Leafs game on Saturday, was part of the Hockey Hall of Fame class inducted on Monday in Toronto. Brodeur is the all-time leader for goalie wins and shutouts. (Frank... Read more
Net loss: Kings backup goalie Jack Campbell tears meniscus in knee
Los Angeles turns to 3rd-stringer Peter Budaj with No. 1 Jonathan Quick also sidelined Kings goalie Jack Campbell will be out for at least a month after surgery to repair a meniscus tear in his knee. Already minus starter Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles will turn to third-stringer Peter Budaj.... Read more
Bettman even more important to NHL than Gretzky: Brian Burke
HHOF selection committee member offers high praise for NHL commissioner NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (left) is seen in this file photo with former Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke. In an interview for the next episode of the Hockey Night in Canada podcast, Burke discusses Bettman's induction into... Read more
Willie O’Ree, NHL’s 1st black player, gets Hall of Fame call
Goalie Martin Brodeur, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman will also be inducted Monday in Toronto Willie O'Ree, the NHL's first black player, fronts the Hockey Hall of Fame induction class of 2018. The 82-year-old Fredericton native played 45 games for Boston. (Stephen MacGillivray/Canadian Press) comments An NHL trailblazer, the man... Read more
Brodeur vs. Roy: Which Hall of Famer is greatest goalie ever?
Devils legend has more regular season wins, but Canadiens icon has extra Cup Tim Wharnsby · CBC Sports · November 12 Martin Brodeur is undoubtedly a Hall of Famer, but his case as the greatest goalie ever is rivaled by childhood idol Patrick Roy. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) comments Just... Read more
NHL, retired players reach tentative settlement in concussion lawsuit
League says it does not acknowledge any liability for any of the players' claims Commissioner Gary Bettman and the NHL on Monday reached a tentative settlement in its concussion lawsuit with former players. (Ross D. Franklin/The Associated Press) comments The NHL and lawyers for retired players say a tentative... Read more
Avalanche have no trouble in victory over Oilers
Colorado snaps 5-game losing streak Colorado Avalanche players celebrate a goal as Edmonton Oilers' Tobias Rieder (22) skates past during second period on Sunday. (Jason Franson/The Canadian) comments The best way to bust out of a slump is to take on a team that is struggling just as badly.... Read more
Pavelski leads Sharks in 3-1 win over Flames
Sharks' forward scores, adds 2 assists San Jose Sharks' Joonas Donskoi (27) celebrates with Evander Kane (9) and Joe Pavelski, right, after scoring a goal against the Calgary Flames on Sunday. (Josie Lepe/The Associated Press) comments Joe Pavelski had a goal and two assists, Martin Jones stopped 29 shots,... Read more