Month: May 2020

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.—USA Hockey president Jim Smith is the subject of two investigations surrounding his tenure as the president of Amateur Hockey Association Illinois. USA Hockey spokesman Dave Fischer confirmed Friday that the organization has hired an independent investigator to look into Smith’s business dealings with AHAI. Fischer also said the U.S. Center for SafeSport
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With Quinn Hughes being a front runner for the Calder Trophy and Elias Pettersson winning the award last season, Vancouver Canucks fans have been spoiled by two impressive rookie seasons. Thanks to those two, it’s an appropriate time to look back at the Canucks’ 10 best rookie seasons since another player is involved in Calder
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1:16 AM ET Penguins president and CEO David Morehouse came to the aid of a local television camera operator when protests turned violent Saturday in downtown Pittsburgh. Ian Smith, of KDKA-TV, was thrown to the ground and his camera was broken to pieces outside of PPG Paints Arena, the Penguins’ home rink, just as Morehouse
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney wants the federal government to help clear the way for NHL players to come to Edmonton. His counterpart in British Columbia, John Horgan, says his province isn’t interested in making any concessions. The two premiers had markedly different responses to the NHL’s plan to resume the 2019-20 season, in which teams
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6:36 PM ET Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes have reached a five-year lease extension to remain in PNC Arena through July 2029. Arena owner Centennial Authority and Hurricanes parent company Gale Force Sports and Entertainment announced the agreement Thursday. The current lease agreement runs through the end of June 2024. The News
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The Los Angeles Kings announced on Saturday that they will not renew the contract of Ontario Reign head coach Mike Stothers, which is set to expire on June 15. Stothers has led the Kings’ AHL affiliate for the last six seasons, including five with the Ontario Reign (2015-20). He earned the Louis A.R. Pieri Award
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This date in National Hockey League history has seen its fair share of memorable moments. From Stanley Cup Final drama to coaching changes and trades, May 30 has provided us with a little bit of everything. The Kurri-Berube Connection On May 30, 1985, the Edmonton Oilers won their second straight championship by defeating the Philadelphia
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4:23 PM ET Associated Press Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says the state’s five professional sports teams — the Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics, Boston Bruins, New England Patriots and New England Revolution — can resume practicing at their respective facilities on June 6. But Baker made clear the reopening of those facilities must be done
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The Vegas Golden Knights announced on Thursday night that their new AHL franchise will be known as the Henderson Silver Knights. The announcement was made during a one-hour special airing on KSNV-TV in Las Vegas and on the Golden Knights’ Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Twitch platforms. “Today is a momentous day for our organization, the
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