American Hockey League pushes start of season back to Feb. 5

The American Hockey League moved its projected start of next season back to Feb. 5 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, president and CEO Scott Howson announced Wednesday. The AHL’s boa...

Stanley Cup visits children's cancer center in Tampa

Remy Heberlein’s grandmother joked he shouldn’t touch the Stanley Cup with chocolate on his hands. The 3-year-old whose leukemia is in remission was sad he couldn’t touch hockey’s ho...

NHL cancels 2021 Minnesota Winter Classic, All-Star Weekend

The NHL won't take it outside and open 2021 with the Winter Classic in Minnesota but still hopes to get the hockey season going around the start of the new year. The league on Thursd...

Capitals hire Laviolette's longtime assistant Kevin McCarthy

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Kevin McCarthy joined Peter Laviolette's Washington Capitals coaching staff Wednesday, an expected move continuing the pair's partnership that has lasted for more than 15 years. ...

Mike 'Doc' Emrick, beloved voice of hockey in US, retires

Hall of Fame hockey broadcaster Mike Emrick announced his retirement Monday after almost 50 years behind the microphone. The man affectionately known as “Doc” for his doctorate in co...

Lightning Effect: Skilled NHL teams add grit to go for Cup

A skilled team that got eliminated early in the playoffs by a tougher opponent a few years removed from a Stanley Cup Final loss signed a forward with his name engraved on the trophy and a big defense...

Vegas 'misfits' no more, Golden Knights now expected to win

People kept telling Nate Schmidt and the Vegas Golden Knights that they wouldn't be any good in their inaugural season, so they went about proving doubters wrong. They were an expans...

Pietrangelo leaves Blues, embraces new challenge with Vegas

Alex Pietrangelo heard it can snow in Las Vegas and wasn't worried about bundling up his four children if necessary. Maybe once in a blue moon. Pietrangelo won't have to take a snow ...

Bruins' Pastrnak, Marchand could miss start of next season

The Boston Bruins could be without two-thirds of their top line when the next NHL season starts after the team said Tuesday that David Pastrnak and Brad Marchand each underwent surgery last month. ...

Marleau returns to Sharks in pursuit of games played record

Patrick Marleau is back with the San Jose Sharks. Marleau rejoined San Jose on Tuesday, signing a one-year deal worth the league minimum of $700,000. The 41-year-old can now break Go...

Olympic gold medal-winning U.S. captain Duggan retires

Meghan Duggan, the 2018 Olympic gold medal-winning hockey captain, retired Tuesday after a career in which she was at the forefront of the U.S. women's players boycott over wages and equitable support...

Rangers agree with top pick Lafrenière on rookie contract

The New York Rangers agreed to terms Monday on a three-year, entry-level deal with No. 1 draft pick Alexis Lafrenière, who is expected to play in the NHL when next season starts. Laf...

Right to Labanc: Sharks sign Labanc to $18.9M, 4-year deal

More than a year after taking a team-friendly contract to help the San Jose Sharks, Kevin Labanc is finally cashing in. Labanc signed an $18.9 million, four-year deal Saturday that c...

Several Stanley Cup winners breaking up championship core

While Braden Holtby saw his split with the Washington Capitals coming, Patric Hornqvist, Corey Crawford and Alex Pietrangelo weren't so lucky. Hornqvist was “blindsided” the Pittsbur...

Many top NHL free agents remain unsigned 24 hours in

It’s 24 hours into NHL free agency — do you know where your top free agents are? Many are still available. Even after the initial frenzy of deals, less lucrative t...