Was There: Game 4 of 1970 Blues-Bruins for Stanley Cup

Sports 05/26/19, 14:46

EDITOR'S NOTE — On May 10, 1970, the Boston Bruins won the Stanley Cup for the first time in 29 years. The Bruins won it at the expense of the St. Louis Blues, who were swept in the final for the third straight year.The Game 4 win at the Boston ...

Faces of concussions: NHL’s head-on battle with an epidemic

Sports 05/23/19, 01:25

Wearing a black shirt with "Fight for your happiness" on the front and "Sick not weak" on the back, Daniel Carcillo eats an apple as his wife makes a cappuccino nearby and their oldest daughter scampers around the kitchen.This is the family he always wanted, just not the life he ...

In city centers, a determined effort to diversify hockey

Sports 03/15/19, 02:10

Minority players in the National Hockey League remain a relative rarity.But the effort to increase diversity in the sport at the youth level has never been more robust than it is now. The results can be seen in neighborhoods in places like Philadelphia and Detroit where basketball, baseball and football ...

End of death penalty, new hockey team among top 2018 stories

Hockey 12/26/18, 10:35

The abolishment of the death penalty was voted the state's top news story of 2018 by Associated Press staff and member editors.Other top news items of the past 12 months included the awarding of a new professional hockey franchise for Seattle, the death of Microsoft co-found Paul Allen and the ...

NHL primes pump for future talent with transfer fees

Sports 12/24/18, 02:52

When Rasmus Dahlin put pen to paper on his first NHL contract, the reverberations carried to Gothenburg and Lidkoping in his native Sweden.The No. 1 overall pick signing with the Buffalo Sabres earned Sweden more than $250,000 to put back into development."It's unreal," Dahlin said. "We need all the money ...

Update: NHL meets on Seattle expansion for ’21-22 season

Hockey 12/04/18, 10:43

The Latest from the National Hockey League's Board of Governors meeting, where expansion to Seattle was on the agenda. (all times Eastern):10:30 a.m.The NHL Board of Governors is meeting to give final approval to Seattle's bid to add the league's 32nd team. Play would be expected to begin in the ...

FanDuel inks deals with NHL, Devils for sports bets, fantasy

Sports 11/05/18, 13:13

The wall that professional sports leagues in the U.S. fought so hard to maintain between themselves and legal sports betting continues to crumble.The four major pro sports leagues fought New Jersey's efforts to legalize sports betting in a case that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court — ...

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