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/ Mar 25, 2017

NFL patriarch Matthews dies

Former San Francisco 49ers lineman Clay Matthews Sr., who was the patriarch of a famous football family, has died. He was 88. The 49ers said Matthews died Thursday. He had been dealing with a long illness. Matthews was a two-way player for San Francisco ...

Oilers erupt for five goals in third period

/ Mar 24, 2017

Oilers erupt for five goals in third period

Laurent Brossoit didn’t get a lot of action when he came into the game, but the backup goalie’s presence sparked a rare third-period comeback for the Edmonton Oilers. Drake Caggiula and Jordan Eberle scored 1:10 apart to break a tie late in the third ...

Statue of legend Howe unveiled

/ Mar 11, 2017

Statue of legend Howe unveiled

Gordie Howe is watching over the Hockey Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame unveiled a nearly 2.4-meter statue of the late Detroit Red Wings star Friday. Howe’s sons, Mark and Marty, participated in the ceremony. “When I was young I’d see all these ...

Streit scores in Pens debut

/ Mar 4, 2017

Streit scores in Pens debut

Mark Streit was dealt from Philadelphia to Tampa Bay to Pittsburgh in the span of a few hours at the trade deadline on Wednesday. If his head was swimming, it hardly showed. The veteran defenseman wasted little time making an impression with the Penguins, ...

Legendary Soviet center Petrov dies at 69

/ Feb 28, 2017

Legendary Soviet center Petrov dies at 69

Legendary CSKA Moscow and Soviet international center Vladimir Petrov, a member of the all-conquering Red Machine team, has died at 69, Russia’s ice hockey federation reported on Tuesday. “Russia’s ice hockey federation presents its condolences to Petrov’s family and friends, his colleagues and everyone ...

/ Feb 22, 2017

Japan crushes China in men's ice hockey opener

Japan got off to a flying start in the men’s ice hockey competition at the Asian Winter Games on Wednesday, when it brushed aside China 14-0 in its opening match. Seiji Takahashi bagged a hat trick while Shuhei Kuji netted twice as Japan peppered ...

Panthers edge Blues, complete 5-0 road trip

/ Feb 21, 2017

Panthers edge Blues, complete 5-0 road trip

The Florida Panthers began their five-game road trip near the back of a crowded field in the Eastern Conference playoff race. After sweeping the trip they’re near the top of the Atlantic Division. Vincent Trocheck scored with just under 5 seconds remaining to lift ...

Smile Japan aims for more glory

/ Feb 17, 2017

Smile Japan aims for more glory

Having achieved its main objective of the season by qualifying for next year’s Olympics, the women’s national ice hockey team, Smile Japan, turns its attention to the Asian Winter Games. On Sunday, the women completed a clean sweep of their final Olympic qualifying pool ...