Ducks honour Paul Kariya with memorable jersey retirement

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One For the Ages: “Cowboy” Bill Flett’s 1972-73 NHL Season

Growing up in Alberta, Canada, Bill Flett became accustomed to handling cattle at a young age, and building his muscles while working on a farm. He had been a calf-roper in and around the Calgary area, and was known to participate in rodeos with regularity. This extracurricular activity of his took place well throughout his […]

Nonchalant NHL ref catches flying stick during game

Veteran NHL referee wasn’t fazed when Vladimir’s Sobotka’s stick came flying his way on Saturday. ( Most people would move out of the way if a piece of lumber was flying towards them. NHL referee François St-Laurent isn’t most people, though. When most see a dangerous situation, he sees an opportunity for greatness. During Saturday’s clash […]

Kapanen Taking Advantage of Nylander’s Absence

There’s an opportunity here for the Toronto Maple Leafs, a ‘proposal’ if you will. It’s not the only route Maple Leafs management could consider but one that’s worth exploring. That is, trading William Nylander for a defenceman of comparable talent. Without Nylander, the Leafs have been able to generate serious offensive opportunities and capitalize on […]

NHL Rumors: Maple Leafs, Predators, Hot Seat Coaches, More

In today’s rumor rundown, the Toronto Maple Leafs have sent the message to William Nylander that they want him to stay, but left it up to him to make the next move. Meanwhile, the Nashville Predators are looking to upgrade their forward corps but not willing to sacrifice their top-tier defense to do it. The […]

Wang, former Islanders owner, dies at 74

3:33 PM ET Associated Press OYSTER BAY, N.Y. — Charles Wang, a technology company founder and former owner of the New York Islanders hockey team, died Sunday. He was 74. Wang died in Oyster Bay, New York, said his attorney John McEntee in an emailed statement. A cause of death was not disclosed. Wang “was […]