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NHL’s ‘Situation Room’ Doesn’t Miss Anything, Anywhere

A look inside the NHL’s war room in Toronto which provides quality assurance to the most hard-hitting and fast-paced sport.

April 10, 2015
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Ex-Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Nominated To NHL’s Hall Of Fame Board

Arguably the most well-known Canadian politician in America, ex-Toronto mayor Rob Ford becomes the unlikely face of hockey after his nomination to the board of the Hall of Fame.

April 8, 2015

Stars Make Four-Year Deal With French Wing Roussel

Dallas (AFP) — French left wing Antoine Roussel has agreed to terms on a four-year deal with the National Hockey League’s Dallas Stars, the team announced Tuesday. The deal, worth a reported $8 million, avoids a salary arbitration hearing between Roussel and the club. The 24-year-old from Roubaix, who moved to Canada at age 16, […]

July 22, 2014

LA Fans Celebrate Kings’ Stanley Cup Crown

Los Angeles (AFP) – Thousands of Kings fans turned out in downtown Los Angeles on Monday to celebrate the team’s Stanley Cup triumph, the Kings’ second NHL title in three years. The Kings wrapped up the title on their home ice on Friday with a double-overtime victory over the New York Rangers that gave them […]

June 17, 2014

U.S. And Canada Set For Latest Grudge Match In Women’s Hockey

By Scott M. Reid, The Orange County Register ADLER, Russia — As with many a legend, the story of the U.S.-Canada women’s hockey rivalry is clouded by time and hatred, the truth sometimes as hard to distinguish as the intent behind the head snapping hits on goaltenders that frequent a feud marked by low blows on […]

February 20, 2014

U.S. And Canada Set For Friday Fracas

By Jeff Miller, The Orange County Register ADLER, Russia — The Canadians are going to the Olympic hockey semifinals! Congratulations, boys. For a while there, it looked like they might be going home. By foot. Team Canada narrowly avoided becoming part of Latvian lore — for an ice hockey player, a very bad place to be […]

February 20, 2014

Carrying Hopes Of A Nation, Russia Makes Unexpected Hockey Exit

By William Douglas, McClatchy Foreign Staff SOCHI, Russia — A hockey team loses. A nation mourns, curses and cries. Russia’s men’s hockey team suffered a 3-1 loss to Finland on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the 2014 Winter Olympics tournament, eliminating the host country from medal contention. For some Russians, these Winter Games were about […]

February 19, 2014

Jeff Miller: Questions about NHL and the Olympics asked, and unanswered — again

By Jeff Miller, The Orange County Register ADLER, Russia — He arrived here Tuesday, just in time, reminding us of everything that is great about sports. And everything that isn’t. “There are constituencies that not each of us control,” he explained, “that we have to rely on others to determine.” Who knew it was possible to […]

February 19, 2014

U.S. Prepares For Gold-Medal Game With Rout Of Swedes

By Chip Scoggins, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) SOCHI, Russia – The U.S. women’s hockey team held a marathon video session and a couple of intense practices after losing to Canada in the preliminary round of the Olympic hockey tournament. The Americans felt like they played hard and physical in a 3-2 loss to their rivals, but […]

February 17, 2014

U.S. Vs. Russia: A New Cold War

By J. Brady McCollough, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette SOCHI, Russia — Before his debut as Team USA’s head coach, Dan Bylsma slammed four cups of coffee. And, by the looks of him as he took his spot behind an Olympic bench for the first time, the caffeine binge was achieving its desired effect. He stood there locked […]

February 14, 2014

Photo Of The Day — January 25

The rink at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles during preparations for the Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks’ game outdoors on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

January 25, 2014