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.
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, […]
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 […]
By Gene Collier, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Just a week ago, he was the toast of the hockey world, Dan Bylsma, commanding Team USA through four consecutive victories at the Sochi Olympics by a combined score of 20-6, escaping from the medal-mad Russians on their home stage, sitting for an appreciative profile by veteran Sports Illustrated hockey […]
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 […]
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 […]
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)