File this in the "so crazy, it just might work" folder. Jamaica is holding hockey tryouts in Toronto this weekend for the country's first national squad. Graeme Townshend, the NHL's first Jamaican-born player and head coach of this venture, admits the team is likely eight to 20 years away from being competitive in the Olympics. Show More Summary
- Jean-Sebastien Giguere, a Stanley Cup-winning goaltender with Anaheim in his 16 National Hockey League seasons, announced his retirement Thursday after spending last season as a reserve for the Colorado Avalanche. The 37-year-old Montreal...Show More Summary
The Maple Leaf has been waved by a Masters champion and produced most valuable players in the National Basketball Association, National Hockey League and Major League Baseball. Faced with some Everest sized hype, Canadians Eugenie Bouchard and Milos Raonic have set up base camps within sight of that lofty goal and head into the U.S. Show More Summary
- A revamped National Hockey League Draft Lottery format announced Wednesday by the league will offer lower odds for the five worst clubs in a season to land the top pick. The move rewards superior performance while still giving the best chance at claiming the top choice to the teams that need it the most based upon futility, a move made the help create parity.
The man who brought a lot of glory to our nation, Aziz-ur-Rehman Khan was amongst the squad of the national hockey team which represented Pakistan for the very first time in the XIVth London Olympiad. Delhi-born, Aziz-ur-Rehman, an Olympian...Show More Summary
Looks like the Cold War has hit ice. A Russian teenager brought her nation’s frosty relationship with the U.S. to a hockey game when she snapped her stick on an American rival’s skull.
Prince Harry, Prince William, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (aka Kate Middleton) make the perfect royal trio while attending the 20th Commonwealth Games at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre on Monday (July 28) in Glasgow, Scotland. The royals watched Scotland take on Wales during the game. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Kate Middleton [...]
America’s National Hockey League has become the latest organisation to claim that global warming threatens its future. Despite the fact that most of its rinks are indoors, it is maintaining that rising temperatures may melt frozen lakes, thus making it difficult for young people to start playing the sport. Show More Summary
Rallying around the "we need winter weather" flag, the National Hockey League is going head to head with climate change deniers in its newly issued 2014 NHL Sustainability Report. NHL To Climate Change Deniers: We Need Winter Weather!...Show More Summary
For the first time in a long time, the NHL’s national television partner is showcasing that the state of California is as relevant a place for hockey as say, Pennsylvania or New York. While NBC might suggest the headline to their 103 scheduled games is a Winter Classic in Washington, a high 14 games on […]
The National Hockey League reduced its greenhouse gas emissions 28 percent, from 533,433 metric tons in 2011-12 to 385,912 metric tons in 2012-13, according to the NHL’s 2014 Sustainability Report. The report, produced with the Natural Resources Defense Council, is the first of its kind by a professional sports league. The NHL says it will […]
Today, the National Hockey League released the first Sustainability Report ever issued by a professional sports league. Based on years of data collected from NHL arenas, the NHL's Sustainability Report represents what is arguably the...Show More Summary
Russian President Vladimir Putin may not have the best reputation when it comes to keeping his word in the political world, but when it comes to hockey, it seems the steely-eyed leader always delivers on his promises. After Russia’s national hockey team took home a victory at the 2014 ice hockey world championship in Belarus in […]
Move over Starbucks, there might be a new franchise coming to town courtesy of hockey legend Wayne Gretzky. The New York Post reports: “Wayne Gretzky has joined a group of investors hoping to bring a National Hockey League team to Seattle, The Post has learned.” Gretzky’s group is one of three who are looking to […]
Though you’ve rarely, if ever, seen his work on national television, Buffalo Sabres’ voice Rick Jeanneret remains the owner of one of hockey’s most indelible tones. There are very few that match his passion for the sport with his skill as a broadcaster. You could argue his “May Day” call is one of the most […]
Australia’s finance minister, Joe Hockey, wants to raise the nation’s retirement age to 70, the highest in the world, to prevent an ageing population from draining state coffers. Miner Noel Chatterton laughs at the idea. ||| Melbourne...Show More Summary
The National Hockey League announced its 2014-15 schedule on Sunday, as well as most of the Canadian TV schedule. However, the American slate was left unannounced, as surely NBC will have some decisions left to make. However, knowing the NHL schedule as I do (and have obsessively for the past decade), there are some educated […]
With a number of contracts up for renewal this summer, let's examine how much to pay for a top blueliner.
The National Hockey League officially released the schedule for the 2014-15 season. The Los Angeles Kings will enter the campaign as the defending champions for the second time in three years after beating the New York Rangers in the Stanley Cup Final. All of the basic tenets will remain the same for another season. Show More Summary
Here's the full rundown for SB Nation's 2014 NHL Mock Draft. SB Nation's 2014 NHL Mock Draft is underway. We've been doing this for about five years now, where we lean on our network of 30+ hockey blogs to run through the first round of the NHL Draft. Show More Summary