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  • USA-Canada hockey showdown a dud

    February 21, 2014 1:49 PM

    SOCHI, Russia - The men's hockey showdown between Canada and the United States didn't pack the punch that most were hoping for when the game began. Many viewed these two teams as the best in the tournament and fully expected a wild, heart-pounder similar to the gold medal game between... more »
  • Canada beats US in women's hockey for Olympic gold

    February 20, 2014 2:36 PM

    SOCHI, Russia- Marie-Philip Poulin scored twice for the second straight Olympic gold medal game and Canada beat the United States 3-2 in overtime on Thursday for its fourth consecutive title. Canada trailed 2-0 before Brianne Jenner and Poulin scored in the final 3:26 of regulation, and Poulin had the game-winner... more »
  • Class of 2013 announced for NHL Hall of Fame

    July 25, 2013 10:34 AM

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Doug Weight, Bill Guerin, Peter Karmanos, Ron Mason and Cindy Curley are headed for the United States Hockey Hall of Fame. Guerin was a two-time Stanley Cup champion and four-time NHL All-Star during. He and Weight helped the U.S. win silver at the 2002 Olympics. Weight... more »
  • Blackhawks look to close out Bruins

    June 24, 2013 10:35 AM

    BOSTON - The sixth game of the Stanley Cup Finals is being played tonight in Boston and if the Bruins don't beat the Blackhawks, the season will be over. Chicago tops the best of seven series 3-2 and can clinch the Cup and the NHL Championship with a win... more »
  • Stanley Cup series back in Chicago

    June 21, 2013 10:31 AM

    CHICAGO - Now that the NBA season is over all eyes can fall on the Stanley Cup Finals. The best-of-seven series is tied at 2-2 after the Blackhawks' 6-5 overtime win Wednesday in Boston. The series moves back to Chicago for Game 5 tomorrow night. Following that... more »
  • Bruins look for a sweep

    May 23, 2013 10:17 AM

    NEW YORK - The Boston Bruins can clinch a spot in the NHL's Eastern Conference final with a win tonight in New York. The Bruins top the Rangers 3-0 in their best-of-seven series. If a fifth a game is called for, it will be played in Boston Saturday afternoon.... more »
  • NHL owners OK realignment

    March 15, 2013 10:54 AM

    NEW YORK - NHL owners have signed off on realignment for next season, sending Detroit and Columbus to the Eastern Conference. The new format will feature two eight-team divisions in the Eastern Conference, and two seven-team divisions in the West. The Winnipeg Jets will move into the Western Conference. The... more »
  • 'Miracle On Ice' jersey going to auction in NYC

    January 25, 2013 10:18 AM

    NEW YORK - It's one of the greatest sporting moments of the 20th century: the winning goal Mike Eruzione scored against the Soviet hockey team at the 1980 Winter Olympics. Now the 58-year-old "Miracle On Ice" captain is parting with his iconic No. 21 USA jersey, hockey stick and other... more »
  • More training camps opening

    January 14, 2013 10:48 AM

    UNDATED - The Florida Panthers, Nashville Predators and Phoenix Coyotes are among the NHL teams to have their first practices today. Many teams went back to work yesterday after the 113-day NHL lockout officially ended. There's not much time to get ready for a 48-game sprint of a season -... more »
  • Prepping for a truncated season

    January 8, 2013 10:36 AM

    UNDATED - Many NHL players continue to filter back to North American from Europe to prepare for an abbreviated season. The league and players are frantically trying to get ready for camp this weekend after the two sides reached a tentative contract agreement Sunday morning. NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly... more »
  • NHL labor peace at last

    January 7, 2013 2:25 PM

    NEW YORK - There will be an NHL season. The league and the players' association agreed on a tentative pact to end a 113-day lockout and begin an abbreviated season later this month. The 10-year deal was forged after a 16-hour marathon session led by federal mediator Scot Beckenbaugh, who... more »
  • Canadian lawmaker: Let amateurs play for the cup

    December 18, 2012 4:29 PM

    EDMONTON, Alberta - A member of the Canadian parliament says the Stanley Cup should be awarded to an amateur team if the NHL labor fight isn't settled in time to save the season. Brent Rathgeber suggests the cup could be the prize in a national competition to determine the best... more »
  • Hockey mediators talking, but no progress

    December 14, 2012 10:56 AM

    NEW YORK - Negotiators from the NHL and the players' association made it into the same room to talk this time. They just didn't carry any meaningful progress out of it. A second straight day with a federal mediator didn't do anything to bring the sides closer to a settlement... more »
  • NHL, union to resume negotiations Wednesday

    December 11, 2012 10:27 AM

    TORONTO - The NHL and its players' union will return to bargaining tomorrow at an undisclosed location in an effort to save the hockey season. The Canadian Press reports the resumption of talks, citing unidentified people on both sides of the dispute. Today marks the 87th day of the lockout.... more »
  • NHL labor talks break off after 1 hour

    December 6, 2012 5:41 PM

    NEW YORK - Talks in the NHL labor fight broke down after just one hour Thursday night, and it isn't known when the league and the players' association would get back together. After several hours of waiting for discussions to resume for a third straight day, the conversations didn't go... more »
  • NHL cancels games through Dec. 14, All-Star game

    November 23, 2012 1:51 PM

    NEW YORK - The NHL is calling off all games through Dec. 14, plus the 2013 NHL All-Star Weekend scheduled for Jan. 26-27 in Columbus, Ohio. The league made the announcement Friday, the 69th day of the NHL's lockout of its players. The new cancelations come as little surprise. The... more »
  • NHL lockout goes on

    November 20, 2012 10:46 AM

    NEW YORK - It's day 66 of the NHL lockout and while the two sides are talking, there is no indication that they're getting anywhere. Representative for the league and players got together for about two hours yesterday, with union executive director Donald Fehr indicating the two sides would try... more »
  • NHL lockout talks stall

    November 12, 2012 10:26 AM

    NEW YORK - After a week full of promise that progress might be made, the NHL lockout talks appear to have bogged down again. The two-sides met for 90 minutes Sunday, but amid signs that the league is holding firm on its demands on the core economic issues it looks... more »
  • NHL, union holding labor talks a 3rd straight day

    November 8, 2012 10:33 AM

    NEW YORK - The NHL and the players' association resume negotiations Thursday afternoon, the third straight day the sides are meeting in an effort to end the lockout. This is the 54th day of the lockout, and this week is considered critical for the hockey season to be saved. Owners... more »
  • Glimmer of hope in NHL lockout talks

    November 7, 2012 10:49 AM

    NEW YORK - Negotiations between the NHL and the locked-out players' association went deep last night, and went well enough that the sides agreed to return to the bargaining table for more talks today. Both sides kept details of the meeting, which lasted over seven hours, close to the vest.... more »
  • NHL negotiations set to resume

    November 6, 2012 10:45 AM

    NEW YORK - The NHL and the players' association are returning to the bargaining table today, hoping momentum generated over the weekend can lead to a labor deal. The sides held negotiations Saturday, the first since Oct. 18, in an undisclosed location and are meeting today in New York.... more »
  • Locked-out players getting escrow checks

    October 31, 2012 10:47 AM

    TORONTO - Locked-out NHL players are expected to get back last season's escrow payment on Wednesday. That's what a union spokesman says. Players are set to be given 7.98 percent of what they earned last year, plus interest, on the day they were to have received their second paycheck of... more »
  • Players reach out, owners pull away

    October 24, 2012 10:38 AM

    NEW YORK - The NHL Players Association has notified the league that it's ready to return to the bargaining table as early as today in an effort to save a full schedule. NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly quickly told the union to forget it. Daly told The Associated Press he... more »
  • Coach quits in Maine Zumba prostitution scandal

    October 17, 2012 3:42 PM

    KENNEBUNK, Maine - A long-time Maine high school hockey coach whose name appeared on a list of 21 men accused of paying a local Zumba fitness instructor for sex has stepped down. School Superintendent Andrew Dolloff said Wednesday that Kennebunk High School coach Donald Hill announced the day before he... more »
  • NHL releases details of latest offer to NHLPA

    October 17, 2012 10:30 AM

    TORONTO - The NHL has released details of its latest collective bargaining proposal to the public. In an unprecedented move, the league has published the documents it handed over to the NHL Players' Association on Tuesday in an attempt to save a full 82-game season and end the third lockout... more »
  • NHL lockout: Labor talks resume after 2-week break

    September 28, 2012 10:36 AM

    NEW YORK - With the clock ticking down to the start of the season, the NHL and its locked-out players are talking again. The sides have resumed negotiations at league headquarters Friday. These are the first talks since the lockout was put in place and they come a day after... more »
  • Police search for armed robbers in 'Jason' masks

    November 1, 2010 7:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are searching for three armed robbers who stormed into a home wearing "Jason"-style Halloween masks then tied up and beat people inside with guns. It happened in the Magnolia Woods subdivision early Saturday morning. Matthew McGhee, a homeowner who wasn't home at the... more »

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