/ Jul 13, 2017

Former NBA GM Patterson hired as Coyotes president

The Arizona Coyotes have hired former NFL, NBA and college executive Steve Patterson as president and CEO.The Coyotes also promoted general manager John Chayka to president of hockey operations, the team said Wednesday. Patterson led a group that brought the NFL’s Texans and a ...

Rangers hire Ruff as assistant coach

/ Jul 11, 2017

Rangers hire Ruff as assistant coach

The New York Rangers have hired longtime NHL head coach Lindy Ruff as an assistant to Alain Vigneault.The Rangers announced the hire Monday. The 57-year-old Ruff was a head coach for almost 19 seasons, compiling a record of 736-554-78-125. He ranks fourth among head ...

/ Jul 2, 2017

Panthers cut ties with ageless legend Jagr

Jaromir Jagr gave the Florida Panthers some star power like perhaps never before, helped them win a division championship and unquestionably played a role in energizing what had been a stagnant fan base.And now his tenure with the Panthers is over. Making official what ...

Devils make Hischier No. 1 pick

/ Jun 24, 2017

Devils make Hischier No. 1 pick

Nico Hischier became the first Swiss player to be taken first overall Friday when the New Jersey Devils made the slick center the top pick in the NHL entry draft.The 18-year-old from Naters was excited to go first in the 2017 draft, the annual ...

/ Jun 17, 2017

Coyotes shake up front office

The Arizona Coyotes have made changes to their front office under owner Andrew Barroway.President and CEO Anthony LeBlanc and president of hockey operations Gary Drummond stepped down from their duties on Friday, with general counsel Ahron Cohen named as the new COO. The Coyotes ...

Penguins repeat as Stanley Cup champions

/ Jun 12, 2017

Penguins repeat as Stanley Cup champions

Even Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are going to be challenged trying to top this.Crosby was awarded his second consecutive Conn Smythe Trophy as the MVP of the Stanley Cup playoffs, and goalie Matt Murray made 27 saves for his second straight shutout ...

/ Jun 3, 2017

Ducks give Carlyle contract extension

Coach Randy Carlyle has received a one-year contract extension through the 2018-19 season from the Anaheim Ducks.The deal announced Friday also includes an option for 2019-20. Carlyle began his second stint in charge of the Ducks last year and immediately led the team to ...

Aberg notches winning goal to down Ducks

/ May 21, 2017

Aberg notches winning goal to down Ducks

Pontus Aberg spent most of the season in the minors, and he had a part-time depth role for the Nashville Predators in these Stanley Cup playoffs until injuries thrust him into a key role in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals.And now the ...

/ May 13, 2017

IOC has no plans to move 2018 Games

The International Olympic Committee is keeping a close watch on tensions on the Korean Peninsula, but IOC executive director Christophe Dubi said Friday there is no plan to move the 2018 Winter Games away from Pyeongchang in South Korea.“In a context like this one ...