Gary Bettman has been the commissioner of the National Hockey League since 1993. It's fair to say that over his two decades of service, fans have heard him say things that have upset them. Venom and vitriol are accepted collateral damage...Show More Summary
You can be a fan of hockey, and you can be a fan of iPhone live streaming apps like Periscope and Meerkat, but according to the National Hockey League, you can’t be both. The NHL has just laid down the … Read more ›
This poor schmuck is named Marko Milovanovic, and he is the captain of the Serbian junior national team. During Sunday’s game against Spain, young Marko stepped up to take his turn in the tie-breaking shootout, and proceeded to just fall right the hell down, gently sliding the puck past the blue line and right into the hands of the goalie. Show More Summary
Even most Indians seem surprised that mostly tropical India plays ice hockey, but the national team has just crowd-funded its way to a regional tournament.
By JOSH NEWMAN NEW YORK – Can Canada be a world power in basketball? We are likely still years away from answering that question, but the country best-known for ice hockey took an important move forward in basketball on Wednesday. Minnesota Timberwolves small forward Andrew Wiggins, one of the leading candidates for the Rookie of the […]
According to figures published by the R-Sport news agency and Medialogia, Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin topped the list of Russian players in the US National Hockey League (NHL) receiving the most media attention in March.
In what would normally have been a quiet Sunday with no regular season games to play, there seemed to be quite a flurry of activity in the National Hockey League. Perhaps you were outside enjoying some warm spring weather before hibernating in your favorite chair for the next two months of playoff hockey. Or maybe […]
It is the start of the playoffs in the National Hockey League and the Montreal Canadiens play the Ottawa Senators at the Bell Center in the first round. The match is on April 15, 2015 at 7 p.m. ET.
Sixty years ago this month the Syracuse Nationals won their only N.B.A. title in a dramatic seven-game series. The city has never forgotten, and a local hockey team paid tribute Friday to the hard-nosed players who made it happen.
In the NCAA hockey title game Saturday, Boston University goalie Matt O'Connor made the kind of mistake that defies description. But we can try: heartbreaking, unbelievable and unforgettable. With his team up a goal in the third period of the game in Boston, O'Connor routinely caught a puck fired by Providence College's Tom Parisi. Show More Summary
The National Hockey League today announced the dates, starting times and national television coverage for the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round, which begins Wednesday, April 15.
A brutal time to make this kind of mistake. Boston University netminder Matt O'Connor has made several egregious errors throughout the NCAA Men's Hockey Tournament, and with the National Championship on the line, he surrendered yet another...Show More Summary
In America, baseball is called the national pastime. Organized baseball was well into its glory years before other sports such as football, basketball, hockey and soccer were drawing much of an audience. Baseball has infected the American culture with its heroes, its jargon, and its cult of personality. Show More Summary
The Toronto Maple Leafs should be great. They have an enormous fanbase, and their organization is the wealthiest in the National Hockey League, independently appraised at a staggering $1.5 billion. Despite these advantages, the Leafs are floundering, taking their place among the bottom-feeding Sabres, Oilers, and Coyotes. Their season has been tainted by press scandals, […]
Hall of Fame forward Elmer Lach, who was named the National Hockey League’s most valuable player in 1945 while centering the Montreal Canadiens’ famed Punch Line of the 1940s, with Toe Blake on left wing and Maurice “Rocket” Richard on the right, died April 4 in Montreal. He was 97.Read full article >>
The rules, standards and practices of and around the National Hockey League perplex me sometimes. They are there for a reason, except when they're not, and other times they are sort of there but not really depending on the situation. Chris...Show More Summary
Well, this is interesting. According to Justin Cuthbert over at The Score, reports have surfaced out of Finland that former Devil and Atlanta Thrasher Ilya Kovalchuk may want to return to the National Hockey League. Rather, it may be more like crawling back after he unceremoniously jumped ship for the KHL following the 2013 lockout […]
With less than a month to go until the Stanley Cup playoffs begin, a few questions still need to be answered in the National Hockey League standings. At this point, the Florida Panthers and San Jose Sharks have fallen below "bubble team"...Show More Summary
What if you picked a March Madness bracket based on hockey? SB Nation's Travis Hughes explores the hockey programs of NCAA Tournament teams. Only 59 schools in the United States have NCAA Division 1 ice hockey, but that doesn't meanShow More Summary
The Florida Panthers try to end the New York Rangers' home undefeated streak as they meet at Madison Square Garden in the National Hockey League.