Sabres sue US over denial of strength coach's green card

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Federal immigration officials wrongly denied a petition by the Buffalo Sabres to secure a green card for their British-born strength and conditioning coach, the team argued in a l...

Pro women's hockey association unveils 5-city regional plan

The Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association enters its second season with plans to regionalize its structure by basing players in five hub cities, while also continuing its Dream Gap Tour seri...

Davis overcomes hip surgery to be No. 1 pick in NWHL draft

Playing professionally, let alone returning to the ice, was the last thing on Sammy Davis’ mind following her sophomore season when the Boston University women’s hockey forward sat out an entire year ...

Oh, Canada: NWHL confirms plans to expand into Toronto

Professional women’s hockey is set to make its return to Canada with the National Women’s Hockey League officially announcing it is expanding into Toronto. The yet to be named franch...

Aliu response to KHL hiring Peters: I'm open to 2nd chances

Bill Peters is back in hockey, and Akim Aliu — the player whose racial allegations led to the former Calgary Flames coach's resignation — says he's open to people getting second chances. ...

AP source: NWHL in process of establishing Toronto-area team

The U.S.-based National Women’s Hockey League is in the process of establishing an expansion franchise in the Toronto area, a person with direct knowledge of the plans told The Associated Press. ...

2-time Cup-winner Versteeg retires after 11 NHL seasons

Two-time Stanley Cup-winning forward Kris Versteeg is retiring after 11 NHL seasons. The 33-year-old announced his decision through the NHL Players’ Association on Tuesday, and after...

SC Bern men's hockey team hires former women's goalie as GM

Former Swiss women’s goalie Florence Schelling was named general manager of one of the nation’s top men’s professional teams, SC Bern, on Wednesday. At 31, Schelling becomes the firs...

Lafrenière tops list of NHL draft-eligible prospects

Alexis Lafrenière, as expected, maintained the top spot in the NHL Central Scouting Bureau’s final ranking of draft-eligible prospects released Wednesday. What remains uncertain for...

Sharks GM gives Boughner `upper hand' to take over as coach

San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson isn’t ready to remove the interim head coach tag from Bob Boughner’s title yet. Noting the Sharks’ season is not officially over with the ...

Pietrangelo says Blues teammate Bouwmeester in good health

St. Louis Blues captain Alex Pietrangelo says teammate Jay Bouwmeester is in good health some seven weeks after having a cardioverter defibrillator implanted in his chest. Pietrangel...

Crosby, McDavid favorites again in NHLPA annual poll

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid is still regarded as the NHL’s top forward, while peers consider Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby the game's most complete player. When it comes to g...

NHL's top draft prospect staying patient amid uncertainty

Alexis Lafrenière could never have envisioned ending his prolific junior hockey career in such an anticlimactic setting. There was no final buzzer, and the NHL’s projected top draft ...

Getting home: Hockey players travel scrambled by coronavirus

Ryan Stanton would pull off the highway every few hours to give his pregnant wife, Kirsten, a chance to stretch her legs. That’s usually when Kirsten and her mother-in-law would swi...

Men's world hockey championships in Switzerland canceled

Health concerns and travel bans closing international borders stemming from the new coronavirus pandemic left the International Ice Hockey Federation with no choice but to cancel the men’s world hocke...