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Terao invited to train with Islanders again

Jun 26, 2015

Terao invited to train with Islanders again

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Nikko Ice Bucks youngster Yuri Terao has been invited to the New York Islanders rookie minicamp next month, the club announced last week. It will be the second consecutive year Terao will join the rookie camp for the NHL’s Eastern Conference team, which formed ...

Jun 25, 2015

NHL begins exploring expansion

The NHL is officially exploring expansion. The league is opening a formal expansion review process to consider adding new franchises to its 30-team league, Commissioner Gary Bettman announced Wednesday. Las Vegas, Seattle and Quebec City are the markets that have expressed the most serious ...

Canadiens goalie Price earns multiple NHL honors

Jun 25, 2015

Canadiens goalie Price earns multiple NHL honors

Carey Price came away from the NHL Awards show with a hat trick. The Montreal Canadiens’ record-setting goalie claimed the Hart Trophy, the Vezina Trophy and the Ted Lindsay Award at the NHL’s annual postseason bash Wednesday night. Price also shared the already-announced Jennings ...

Jun 24, 2015

NHL expected to switch to 3-on-3 overtime format next season

The NHL plans to play three-on-three in overtime next season. The league’s general managers and players agreed Tuesday to change the regular-season overtime period from five minutes of four-on-four hockey to three-on-three. The Board of Governors still must approve the change Wednesday when it ...

Jun 23, 2015

Stoll charged with drug possession

Los Angeles Kings star center Jarret Stoll, who helped the club win the NHL title in 2012 and 2014, was charged with felony cocaine possession, authorities announced Monday. The district attorney’s office in Clark County, Nevada, revealed the details of the case against the ...

Jun 20, 2015

Ex-Isles owner convicted of fraud

A man who once tried to pull off an audacious scam to buy the NHL’s New York Islanders was sentenced to 10 years in prison for another fraud case in northeast Ohio. John Spano Jr., 50, pleaded guilty last month to 16 counts of ...

Jun 19, 2015

Senators coach Cameron gets two-year contract extension

The Ottawa Senators have signed head coach Dave Cameron to a two-year contract extension Thursday. Cameron is under contract to the NHL club through the 2016-17 season. Cameron, 56, was promoted to head coach last December after Paul MacLean was fired. The Senators were ...

Blackhawks brass already building for future

Jun 17, 2015

Blackhawks brass already building for future

Moments after Chicago won the Stanley Cup for the third time in six seasons, Stan Bowman went back to work. The general manager of the Blackhawks found forward Brandon Saad on the ice at the United Center and made plans for more big parties ...

Blackhawks capture third title in six years

Jun 16, 2015

Blackhawks capture third title in six years

Showing off their grit and determination, the Chicago Blackhawks finally put away the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Stanley Cup Final. The city of broad shoulders, strong enough to carry the silver trophy once again. A Windy City party 77 years in the making. ...

Blackhawks hoping to clinch Stanley Cup on home ice

Jun 15, 2015

Blackhawks hoping to clinch Stanley Cup on home ice

Kris Versteeg could have sulked or pouted when he was pulled out of the lineup for the Chicago Blackhawks. Instead, the veteran forward proved he belonged on the ice. While Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane have struggled to find any room in the Stanley ...

Vermette puts Blackhawks on brink of Stanley Cup glory

Jun 14, 2015

Vermette puts Blackhawks on brink of Stanley Cup glory

With another tenacious road victory in these agonizingly close Stanley Cup finals, the Chicago Blackhawks earned an opportunity to raise that silver trophy on their home ice. Antoine Vermette scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the Blackhawks moved to the ...