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Former NHL Players Sue League on Concussions

(WASHINGTON) — Ten former National Hockey League players are claiming in a class-action lawsuit that the league hasn’t done enough to protect players from concussions. The lawsuit, filed Monday in federal court in Washington, seeks damages to be determined at trial. Show More Summary

Notre Dame, NBC Sports Reach 3-year Hockey Deal

(SOUTH BEND, Ind.) — Notre Dame and NBC Sports Group have reached a three-year agreement calling for NBCSN to televise 12 of the Fighting Irish’s home hockey games each year of the deal. The agreement announced Friday also calls for NBC Sports Live Extra to stream those 12 games and eight more home games online. Show More Summary

Ducks Rout Rangers 6-0 for 3rd Straight Victory

(ANAHEIM, Calif.) — Jakob Silfverberg is making himself right at home with the Anaheim Ducks, scoring four goals in his first four games. He had a pair of goals, and Jonas Hiller made 34 saves for his 17th NHL shutout in Anaheim’s 6-0 rout of the New York Rangers on Thursday night in the home opener of the Ducks’ 20th season. Show More Summary

Winless Flyers Fire Laviolette; Berube Takes Over

(PHILADELPHIA) — Despite a preseason vote of confidence from ownership, the Philadelphia Flyers fired coach Peter Laviolette Monday after an 0-3 start. The Flyers made the announcement at a morning news conference, less than a day after Philadelphia dropped a 2-1 decision to the Carolina Hurricanes. Show More Summary

Roy Fined $10K for Outburst in Avs Coaching Debut

(ENGLEWOOD, Colo.) — Patrick Roy says he has been fined $10,000 by the NHL on Thursday for his emotional outburst the night before in his Colorado Avalanche coaching debut. Soon after the final horn of a 6-1 win, Roy yelled at Anaheim coach Bruce Boudreau and then pounded on the glass partition separating the two benches. Show More Summary

Gretzky Statues Vandalized in Ontario Hometown

(BRANTFORD, Ontario) — Two new statues of hockey great Wayne Gretzky have been vandalized in his hometown. Police in Brantford, Ontario, say they are studying a videotape sent to them of Monday’s overnight vandalism, which involved defacing the statues with spray paint. Show More Summary

Deep Blackhawks Hoping for 2nd Straight Title

(CHICAGO) — The last time Chicago won the Stanley Cup, the team was dismantled during the offseason and a frustrating title defense ended in the first round of the playoffs. Not so much this time. When the Blackhawks hit the ice next week for their opener against Washington, it will be a very familiar group. Show More Summary

Flames G Miikka Kiprusoff Retires from NHL

(CALGARY, Alberta) — Calgary Flames goalie Miikka Kiprusoff announced his retirement on Monday after 12 NHL seasons. The 36-year-old Kiprusoff, who began his career with the San Jose Sharks, joined the Flames in 2003 and spent nine seasons with Calgary — including the team’s run to the 2004 Stanley Cup finals. Show More Summary

Burke New Flames President of Hockey Operations

(CALGARY, Alberta) — The Calgary Flames have hired Brian Burke as their new president of hockey operations. The Flames are in rebuilding mode after missing the playoffs for a fourth straight season. Burke will report directly to president Ken King and general manager Jay Feaster will report to Burke. Show More Summary

Chicago Blackhawks Fans Celebrate Stanley Cup Victory

After a tense six-game series, Chicago raises the Stanley Cup for the second time in four years.

Blackhawks Stage Late Rally to Win Stanley Cup

(BOSTON) — An NHL-record unbeaten streak to start the lockout-shortened season. Three straight victories to clinch the title. From beginning to end, the Chicago Blackhawks skated away from the rest of the league. Bryan Bickell and Dave...Show More Summary

Conspiracy in the NHL? Why Alex Ovechkin Suggested So

Who can stop Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin? According to Ovechkin, maybe Gary Bettman, the NHL commissioner. Ovechkin has suggested that someone – NHL hire ups? TV execs? The refs? — conspired against the Capitals, who lost 5-0 to the New York Rangers Monday night in Game 7 of their first round series. Show More Summary

Hockey’s Back! 4 Storylines to Watch After the NHL Lockout Ends

The soul-crushing NHL lockout ended in the wee hours of Sunday morning, bringing to a close 113 days of misery and disillusionment for hockey fans. Washington’s suits managed to stave off the fiscal cliff crisis faster than NHL owners and the players’ union could figure out how to divide the league’s spoils. Show More Summary

NHL, Union Reach Tentative Agreement

(NEW YORK) — Hockey is back, and it took nearly four months and one long night to get the game back on the ice. With the season on the line, the NHL and the players’ association agreed on a tentative pact to end a 113-day lockout and save what was left of a fractured schedule. Show More Summary

NHL Cancels Games Through Dec. 30

(NEW YORK) — A person familiar with the decision says the NHL has canceled all games through Dec. 30. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the official announcement isn’t expected to be made until later Monday afternoon. Show More Summary

NHL Cancels Games Through Dec. 14, All-Star Game

(NEW YORK) — The NHL has called off all games through Dec. 14, plus the 2013 NHL All-Star Weekend scheduled for Jan. 26-27 in Columbus, Ohio. The league made the announcement Friday, the 69th day of the NHL’s lockout of its players. The new cancellations come as little surprise. Show More Summary

NHL Lockout Talks Break Off Again With Frustration

(NEW YORK) — NHL labor talks broke off soon after they resumed Wednesday, with players maintaining their new proposal was a huge economic concession and Commissioner Gary Bettman pretty much saying the only deal he will agree to is the one management proposed last month. Show More Summary

Winter Classic Shutdown: Why It Will Hurt The NHL

The National Hockey League, on its way to setting a new standard for labor management incompetence, just canceled its highest profile game: the 2013 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, which this year was scheduled to be played at the University of Michigan stadium, known as The Big House. Show More Summary

Commissioner Says Full NHL Season Unrealistic

(NEW YORK) — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman still hasn’t heard what he wants from the players’ association, so he won’t return to the bargaining table and he won’t play a full hockey season. With only one day remaining before the league’s...Show More Summary

Do the NHL’s Islanders Belong in New York City?

The moment news broke that the New York Islanders were upping sticks from suburban Nassau County and moving to Brooklyn, my Twitter feed went into overdrive. This is not normal. Sure, with this year’s NHL season threatening to disappear altogether as the lockout drags on, there’s not much to discuss in the hockey word. Show More Summary

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