Raptors’ Nurse considering ultra-modern, positionless lineup

TORONTO — Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse has utilized nearly 200 different lineups over the first fifth of his first season as an NBA head coach. Some are out there much more often than others. Most haven’t even totalled a minute on the floor. But there’s one he’s yet to get to, one he […]

Jets Beat Capitals 3-1; University of Manitoba Coach is Backup Goalie

WINNIPEG — Defenceman Ben Chiarot scored with 7:09 left in the third period to lift the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday. Chiarot’s shot beat Pheonix Copley on the glove side and may have ticked off a Washington player’s stick. Mark Scheifele scored on the power play for Winnipeg […]

For Daniel Carcillo, the Fight Against the NHL Goes On

CHICAGO — Daniel Carcillo was known as Car Bomb during his N.H.L. career because he played — and lived — with reckless abandon. In nine seasons with five N.H.L. teams, he accumulated nine suspensions, about 100 fights, 1,233 penalty minutes and myriad fines. He won two Stanley Cups with the Chicago Blackhawks. He also had […]

NHL News & Notes: Pearson, Hagelin, Rutherford, & More

In today’s News & Notes, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Los Angeles Kings made a trade, the Penguins signed their general manager to a contract extension and a member of the San Jose Sharks joined elite company after hitting a major career-milestone Tuesday night. Related: NHL News & Notes: Rask Returns, Wilson Suspension & More Penguins […]

Penguins Extend GM Jim Rutherford’s Contract

By The Canadian Press November 14th, 2018 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed general manager Jim Rutherford to a three-year contract extension through the 2021-22 season. Rutherford managed the Penguins to back-to-back Stanley Cup championships in 2016 and 2017, becoming the only GM since the 1967 expansion to manage multiple teams to NHL titles. […]