Update: Pegula, NWHL announce Beauts oversight change

Hockey 05/08/19, 13:58

The Latest on the ownership and control of the NWHL's Buffalo Beauts women's hockey team (all times local):1:45 p.m.The owner of the Buffalo Beauts has given control of the team back to the National Women's Hockey League in a move that could further jeopardize the future of the only remaining ...

Former hockey Olympian Lyndsey Fry giving back in Arizona

Sports 01/17/19, 02:38

Lyndsey Fry could have continued playing hockey. She had a stellar collegiate career, a degree, an Olympic silver medal placed around her neck, so playing professionally was a logical next step.The grueling rehab from hip surgery it would take to get back to an elite level was not all that ...

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 ...

Fans abuzz after NHL awards its 32nd franchise to Seattle

Hockey 12/04/18, 15:59

John Barr understood it was likely a foregone conclusion and yet as NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman spoke nearly 3,000 miles away, he found himself getting emotional watching the televisions in the packed bar.Barr was among fans watching Tuesday morning as Seattle was awarded an NHL expansion franchise following a unanimous ...

Bookmaker opens sports lounge in Devils hockey arena

Hockey 10/25/18, 14:40

New Jersey's rapidly growing sports betting market is extending its reach into a professional hockey arena, even as it adds a seventh Atlantic City casino to the fold.Bookmaker William Hill US said it plans to open a sports lounge Thursday night at Newark's Prudential Center, where the NHL's New Jersey ...

Commish: 1 women’s hockey league ‘inevitable’

Hockey 10/17/18, 11:19

Players want a single North American women's professional hockey league. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman does, too. And now National Women's Hockey League founder and Commissioner Dani Rylan is on record saying she is working toward that objective."One league is inevitable," Rylan wrote in an email to The Associated Press, her ...

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