It is a sad day for the New York Islanders and the National Hockey League as it was announced that Al Arbour passed away at his home in Sarasota, Florida from complications of Parkinson’s and Dementia. He was 82 years old. Arbour was...Show More Summary
One of the many great things about being a D.C. sports fan is that when it comes time to abandon hope in one team — you’re getting there, Nationals — there’s always another team, another sport and another season around the corner…to inevitably crush your hopes again.Read full article >>
The offseason is no holiday for National Hockey League general managers. Once the Stanley Cup is awarded in June, teams have just a couple of weeks to get their scouting lists in order for the draft. The draft-weekend frenzy typically...Show More Summary
All-Star defenseman Mark Giordano has been re-signed by the Calgary Flames on a six-year contract extension, the National Hockey League (NHL) team announced on Tuesday.
The Russian Hockey Federation took a hit to the wallet Monday, drawing an $85,000 fine for dissing Canada after the world championship final. The International Ice Hockey Federation decided that Russian players deliberately left the ice before the Canadian national anthem was played after Canada’s 6-1 victory in Prague in May. Although the Russian federation […]
With National Hockey League teams bound to their players more tightly than ever under the terms of the current Collective Bargaining Agreement, the coaching carousel seems to be spinning faster and faster. It's one area where teams can...Show More Summary
We've had a busy spring and summer in the National Hockey League, with plenty of players, coaches and management figures moving on from long-time homes to new situations. When a player establishes a bond with a team's fanbase in oneShow More Summary
This fall, the National Hockey League will begin its 99th season of operation—and its 98th season of play because of the loss of a year from the 2003-04 lockout. As the league creeps up on the century mark, we'll see new coaches behind...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Hockey League is passing its digital puck to Major League Baseball in an unusual sports partnership. Major League Baseball will distribute the hockey league's Internet streaming service and run the NHL'sShow More Summary
Major League Baseball and the National Hockey League are joining forces. In what is billed as a "groundbreaking new partnership," MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM) is taking over the NHL's Web operations, apps, streaming video and NHL Network in January 2016. Show More Summary
The country's national pasttime is getting ready for the future. MLBAM, the digital content distribution arm of Major League Baseball, has agreed to pay $600 million for the rights to handle digital subscriptions and live streaming for...Show More Summary
A la carte programming makes for strange bedfellows. Ever since the National Hockey League started hosting outdoor games in Major League Baseball's most storied parks—like the New York Rangers taking on the New Jersey Devils in Yankee Stadium in 2014—the two leagues have shared a cordial but distant relationship. Today, however, they got a lot cozier. Read Full Story
Americans and Canadians share a lot of things. There's the coast-to-coast border. There are National Hockey League teams. There's even a common language, or two for French-speaking residents in both countries. We do not, however, share the same tax system. Show More Summary
Song Andong, the first Chinese-born player drafted to play in the National Hockey League, got a first-hand look on Wednesday at the giant shoes he is trying to fill.
At the end of each season, the National Hockey League awards the Frank J. Selke Trophy to " the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game, as selected by the Professional Hockey Writers' Association," per NHL Public Relations. Show More Summary
Two weekends ago the National Basketball Association and the National Hockey League facilitated their annual draft of amateur athletes. An annual draft of amateur athletes is how most professional leagues develop succession plans for...Show More Summary
Every year on July 1, the National Hockey League serves up some surprises as its free-agency season gets underway. In 2015, the landscape was a little different than usual. After the dust had settled, a lack of high-end talent available...Show More Summary
The National Hockey League figures to have plenty of expansion suitors, but do any of the cities angling for a new franchise make sense?
The National Hockey League's general managers have been making plenty of roster moves to prepare for the opening of free agency Wednesday at noon ET. At that time, unrestricted free agents will be able to sign offer sheets, and restricted free agents will hit the open market. Show More Summary
It's no easy task to build a championship-caliber team in the National Hockey League. Once you get to the top, it's even harder to stay there. Just ask the Los Angeles Kings. After winning two Stanley Cups in three years, the Kings have tiptoed precipitously along the upper edges of the salary-cap ceiling. Show More Summary