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    Kings sweep Canucks in China pre-season series

    Kings sweep Canucks in China pre-season series


    The Los Angeles Kings beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 in a shootout to win both of the NHL's first-ever preseason games in...

    The Los Angeles Kings beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 in a shootout to win both of the NHL's first-ever preseason games in China.

    Gaudreau, Flames down Coyotes to record 1st pre-season win

    Gaudreau, Flames down Coyotes to record 1st pre-season win


    Johnny Gaudreau scored twice and Sam Bennett had three assists as the Calgary Flames picked up their first pre-season win on Friday night with a 4-2 victory over the Arizona...

    Johnny Gaudreau scored twice and Sam Bennett had three assists as the Calgary Flames picked up their first pre-season win on Friday night with a 4-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes.

    Oilers' Yamamoto grabs spotlight in win over Canucks

    Oilers' Yamamoto grabs spotlight in win over Canucks


    Kailer Yamamoto and Iiro Pakarinen both had two goals as the Edmonton Oilers emerged with a 5-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on...

    Kailer Yamamoto and Iiro Pakarinen both had two goals as the Edmonton Oilers emerged with a 5-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Friday.

    Sabres give Leafs a chance to work on power play

    Sabres give Leafs a chance to work on power play


    Morgan Rielly scored the game-winning goal on the power play, and Curtis McElhinney and Garret Sparks shared a shutout, as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Buffalo Sabres 3-0 on Friday in pre-season...

    Morgan Rielly scored the game-winning goal on the power play, and Curtis McElhinney and Garret Sparks shared a shutout, as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Buffalo Sabres 3-0 on Friday in pre-season play.

    NHL's coaching carousel features newbies, familiar faces

    NHL's coaching carousel features newbies, familiar faces


    Seven NHL teams hired new coaches this off-season, including the first head coach in the history of the league's 31st franchise, the Vegas Golden...

    Seven NHL teams hired new coaches this off-season, including the first head coach in the history of the league's 31st franchise, the Vegas Golden Knights.

    Lebanon gets its own national hockey team — and it's in Montreal

    Lebanon gets its own national hockey team — and it's in Montreal


    Team Lebanon is the brainchild of a group of Lebanese Montrealers who love hockey and asked, "Why not Lebanon?" At the first tryout last spring, 75 players showed up. Now they come from as far away as Calgary and France for a...

    Team Lebanon is the brainchild of a group of Lebanese Montrealers who love hockey and asked, "Why not Lebanon?" At the first tryout last spring, 75 players showed up. Now they come from as far away as Calgary and France for a game.

    1st overall pick Hischier scores winner as Devils edge Habs

    1st overall pick Hischier scores winner as Devils edge Habs


    Nico Hischier, the first overall pick at this year's draft, broke a tie in the second period as the visiting New Jersey Devils downed the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Thursday in the third pre-season game for both...

    Nico Hischier, the first overall pick at this year's draft, broke a tie in the second period as the visiting New Jersey Devils downed the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Thursday in the third pre-season game for both teams.

    NHL orders independent medical exam on Leafs' Lupul: report

    NHL orders independent medical exam on Leafs' Lupul: report


    It appears the Joffrey Lupul saga with the Toronto Maple Leafs will have another chapter. According to a report on Thursday, Lupul will undergo an independent medical exam to determine his...

    It appears the Joffrey Lupul saga with the Toronto Maple Leafs will have another chapter. According to a report on Thursday, Lupul will undergo an independent medical exam to determine his health.

    Shanghai fans eat up Canucks-Kings pre-season China spectacle

    Shanghai fans eat up Canucks-Kings pre-season China spectacle


    A golden dragon was held aloft on poles by skaters. Kobe Bryant appeared on video. NHL mascots gave the crowd a primer on what this odd game is all about. NHL preseason hockey made its debut in China — a 5-2 victory by the Los Angeles Kings over the...

    A golden dragon was held aloft on poles by skaters. Kobe Bryant appeared on video. NHL mascots gave the crowd a primer on what this odd game is all about. NHL preseason hockey made its debut in China — a 5-2 victory by the Los Angeles Kings over the Vancouver Canucks.

    'Every day is a tryout' for NHL's job-seeking middle class

    'Every day is a tryout' for NHL's job-seeking middle class


    Almost 60 players are on PTOs around the NHL, though it's not all unproven commodities and grizzled veterans trying to show they still have something left in the...

    Almost 60 players are on PTOs around the NHL, though it's not all unproven commodities and grizzled veterans trying to show they still have something left in the tank.

    Could old faceoff rule sink Dominic Moore's chances with Leafs?

    Could old faceoff rule sink Dominic Moore's chances with Leafs?


    Toronto Maple Leafs centre Dominic Moore was caught off guard. In his first pre-season game in his return to the Leafs on Monday, Moore lined up against Ottawa Senators forward Ben Sexton for a faceoff at 4:00 of the first period. When he attempted to...

    Toronto Maple Leafs centre Dominic Moore was caught off guard. In his first pre-season game in his return to the Leafs on Monday, Moore lined up against Ottawa Senators forward Ben Sexton for a faceoff at 4:00 of the first period. When he attempted to win the draw, he was given a warning by linesman Tony Sericolo.

    Canada's top youth hockey league taking concussions head-on

    Canada's top youth hockey league taking concussions head-on


    Hockey's approach to dealing with concussions continues to evolve, and the ultra-serious Greater Toronto Hockey League is taking the lead at the youth level with its latest...

    Hockey's approach to dealing with concussions continues to evolve, and the ultra-serious Greater Toronto Hockey League is taking the lead at the youth level with its latest initiatives.

    Calgary Flames reveal $275M offer, but say they've scrapped pursuit of new arena

    Calgary Flames reveal $275M offer, but say they've scrapped pursuit of new arena


    The owners of the Calgary Flames have released details of their offer to the city toward construction of a new hockey arena, saying they were willing to pony up $275 million but no longer plan to pursue...

    The owners of the Calgary Flames have released details of their offer to the city toward construction of a new hockey arena, saying they were willing to pony up $275 million but no longer plan to pursue it.

    Canucks' pre-season China series part of NHL's international push

    Canucks' pre-season China series part of NHL's international push


    The NHL is hoping the two-game preseason series, its first ever games in China, will boost hockey interest in its largest untapped...

    The NHL is hoping the two-game preseason series, its first ever games in China, will boost hockey interest in its largest untapped market.

    Loui Eriksson needs to go from dud to stud in 2nd season with Canucks

    Loui Eriksson needs to go from dud to stud in 2nd season with Canucks


    Loui Eriksson's first season with the Vancouver Canucks can pretty much be summed up by an unfortunate sequence in the first period of his first...

    Loui Eriksson's first season with the Vancouver Canucks can pretty much be summed up by an unfortunate sequence in the first period of his first game.

    Former Leaf Brian Boyle diagnosed with leukemia

    Former Leaf Brian Boyle diagnosed with leukemia


    New Jersey Devils forward Brian Boyle has been diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia, a type of bone-marrow cancer that the team's doctor says can be treated with...

    New Jersey Devils forward Brian Boyle has been diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia, a type of bone-marrow cancer that the team's doctor says can be treated with medication.

    Canadian NHL teams facing key training camp questions

    Canadian NHL teams facing key training camp questions


    With NHL training camps in full swing, talk for the next few weeks will shift to each team's top prospects, position battles and how certain established players might fare coming off a disappointing 2016-17...

    With NHL training camps in full swing, talk for the next few weeks will shift to each team's top prospects, position battles and how certain established players might fare coming off a disappointing 2016-17 season.

    Hip Check: Hockey is back

    Hip Check: Hockey is back


    Sweet moves, crushing hits, and big goals can mean only one thing, hockey season is...

    Sweet moves, crushing hits, and big goals can mean only one thing, hockey season is here.