Hockey

Hockey is a sport in which two teams play against each other by trying to manoeuvre a ball or a puck into the opponent's goal using a hockey stick. There are many types of hockey such as bandy, field hockey, and ice hockey. In most of the world, hockey refers to field hockey, while in Canada, the United States, Finland, Sweden, Latvia, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, hockey usually refers to ice hockey.
  • Swift-skating Canadian hockey player verbally commits to UMaine
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    Swift-skating Canadian hockey player verbally commits to UMaine

    Swift-skating center Tristan Poissant, who registered 22 goals and 22 assists in 59 games for the Cornwall Colts of the Central Canada Hockey League this season, has verbally committed to attend the University of Maine on a hockey scholarship. Poissant will join the UMaine program for the 2020-2021 season. Five of UMaine's top nine forwards were juniors this season and one, co-captain Chase Pearson, has already signed with the Detroit Red Wings and started his pro career. He visited UMaine for the Black Bears' 6-0 victory over Boston University on Seniors Night earlier this month. “It was an amazing experience,” Poissant said. “The fans, the hockey, everything. It blew my mind.” He said he also

  • Wisconsin Athletics

    A Masterpiece Season

    MADISON, Wis. — Annie Pankowski has an advanced sense of maturity that Wisconsin women's hockey coach Mark Johnson noticed right off the bat. She had just completed her freshman year of high school when she came to Madison on an unofficial campus visit as a 15-year-old. Pankowski stopped by on the way from her home in Laguna Hills, California, to the prestigious North American Hockey Academy in Jay, Vermont. Not only did she make the trip alone, she did so by design. Johnson remembers thinking it amazing because most kids he knew wouldn't think of flying cross-country by their lonesome at that age. "I came on my own," Pankowski explained, "because I wanted to make the decision on my own without

  • Bruins sign 2017 7th rounder Victor Berglund, assign to Providence
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    Bruins sign 2017 7th rounder Victor Berglund, assign to Providence

    The Bruins have apparently been active in the land of Sverige, starting with a transaction to bring MODO Hockey's Victor Berglund onto the Providence Bruins, according to EliteProspects.com and Local swedish media: Berglund, a right-handed defender, was selected by the Bruins in the 2017 7th round at 195th overall. This year, he's had 13 points in 50 games for MODO as they attempted (and failed) to get promoted. His final game with MODO was a 3-2 loss to Västerås HK. His presence for the P-B's couldn't be more needed, as the near-rotating cast of extremely injured players could use a healthy body or two of any kind, and bolsters Boston's somewhat shallow RHD depth. Welcome Victor Berglund to

  • Boston Bruins vs. Tampa Bay Lightning FREE Live Stream: Watch NHL hockey online (3/25/19)
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    Boston Bruins vs. Tampa Bay Lightning FREE Live Stream: Watch NHL hockey online (3/25/19)

    In a battle between the top two teams in the NHL featuring two of the league's best forwards, the Tampa Bay Lightning, led by winger Nikita Kucherov, host the Boston Bruins, led by forward Brad Marchand, in regular season action at Amalie Arena on Monday, March 25, 2019 (3/25/19) at 7:30 p.m. eastern. Here's what you need to know: What: NHL hockey Who: Boston Bruins @ Tampa Bay Lightning When: Monday, March 25, 2019 Where: Amalie Arena TV: NESN, Fox Sports Sun Channel finder: Verizon Fios, AT&T U-verse, Comcast Xfinity, Spectrum/Charter, Optimum/Altice, DIRECTV, Dish, Hulu, fuboTV, Sling Live stream:ESPN+ (free trial) Odds: Lightning -145, Bruins +120 BOTTOM LINE: A pair of the NHL's top scorers,

  • The Detroit News

    With added attention to defense, Filip Hronek becomes building block for Wings

    Filip Hronek creates a lot of offense – for the team he plays on, and the one he plays against. That seemed to be message about the young defenseman when Hronek was drafted by the Red Wings in 2016, and during his early pro career. But you don't here that critique as much anymore. As Hronek finishes this season, there's a growing sense the former second-round draft pick is a player the Red Wings can build around. “With every game, I'm getting more comfortable,” said Hronek, before the Wings went on this five-game road trip. “I feel comfortable on the ice, in the locker room. It's easier (now) than start of the season.” Heading into Monday night's game in San Jose, Hronek had played in 39 games

  • Svechnikov making huge impact for Hurricanes
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    Svechnikov making huge impact for Hurricanes

    The No. 2 overall pick is having a better rookie season than you may realize.

  • Carolina Hurricanes latest Storm Surge celebration is March Madness on ice
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    Carolina Hurricanes latest Storm Surge celebration is March Madness on ice

    The Carolina Hurricanes aren't just good this year as they're headed toward their first Stanley Cup Playoff appearance for the first time in a decade. They're also the NHL's most fun team, and it just keeps getting better. If you haven't kept up with the Hurricanes this season, they're sitting in fourth place in the Metro Division, and they have some spectacular win celebrations that are sort of like hockey's version of a touchdown dance. After home wins, the Canes celebrate in front of their fans with what they call the “Storm Surge,” where the whole team engages with the crowd before doing some type of coordinated activity. It's awesome, and just so much fun. They've celebrated on the ice by

  • Things to know: Sharks coach wants internal competition for jobs as playoffs loom
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    Things to know: Sharks coach wants internal competition for jobs as playoffs loom

    SAN JOSE — Pete DeBoer wants the last two weeks of the Sharks season to serve as an internal competition for jobs on the team's playoff roster. As Erik Karlsson prepares to rejoin the lineup before the Stanley Cup playoffs kick off on April 10, the race for the sixth spot on the Sharks blue line will be among the competitions in the spotlight this week. At this point, Tim Heed appears to have the inside lane on the rights to the job, but DeBoer wants Joakim Ryan to give him something to think about by capitalizing on the opportunity in front of him. Ryan will be suiting up for his sixth straight game when the Sharks attempt to snap their season-high five-game losing streak against the Detroit

  • The Hockey Writers

    Inevitable Hitchcock Out as Edmonton Oilers Coach

    In a recent media scrum, Terry Jones asked of Edmonton Oilers head coach Ken Hitchcock what he takes from this season and the experience? Citing that the organization will head a million different directions this summer, Jones suggested Hitchcock must have a lot on his mind. Hitchcock responded as many might have expected he would. Saying, “this has been the best experience of my life,” he was sincere in noting that getting to coach in a market like Edmonton, for a Canadian team where it really mattered to fans, “I wouldn't pass this for the world.” Calling it a new feeling coaching where fans aren't just fans, but also analysts, he loved the experience but understands the game of change in a

  • Trump hosts Stanley Cup champion Capitals at White House
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    Trump hosts Stanley Cup champion Capitals at White House

    Caption Close WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump welcomed Alex Ovechkin and the reigning NHL champion Washington Capitals to the Oval Office on Monday to congratulate them for winning the Stanley Cup in June. Trump said it was an honor to host the team because he is a hockey fan and a Capitals fan. The president called the Capitals "winners" and said there is "an awfully good chance" they will repeat this season. "You brought the Stanley Cup home," Trump said. "Thousands of adoring fans greeted you. They were all over the place. And I have a feeling you're going to be doing it again. You're champions. You have a champion's heart." Players, coaches and staff members took a private 45-minute

  • The full list of those killed and injured in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash
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    The full list of those killed and injured in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash

    The driver of a transport truck who caused the deadly collision last April involving the Humboldt Broncos hockey team bus was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu had pleaded guilty earlier this year to dangerous driving. Judge Inez Cardinal began the sentencing by reading aloud each of the victim's names. The 16 who died in the crash: Logan Alexander Boulet: A 21-year-old defenceman from Lethbridge, Alta. Adam Scott Herold: A 16-year-old defenceman from Montmartre, Sask. Logan William Hunter: An 18-year-old forward from St. Albert, Alta. Jaxon Christopher Joseph: A 20-year-old forward from St. Albert, Alta. Jacob Paul Benjamin Leicht: A 19-year-old forward from Humboldt,

  • Former Gophers star Rem Pitlick to make NHL debut against Wild at the X
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    Former Gophers star Rem Pitlick to make NHL debut against Wild at the X

    Over the years, Rem Pitlick has gotten plenty of advice from his father Lance Pitlick, a former defenseman who spent nearly a decade playing in the NHL. Maybe the most useful nugget the elder Pitlick shared before his son made his NHL debut with the Nashville Predators? Don't stay up all night watching “The Shawshank Redemption.” “He stayed up until like 3 a.m. watching a movie,” the younger Pitlick said with a laugh. “I said, 'I'm not doing that. I've got to get some rest.' ” As a former Gophers star who made a name for himself not too far west of the Xcel Energy Center, on the U campus in Minneapolis, it seemed fitting that Pitlick got to make his NHL debut on Monday night against the Wild.

  • Winnipeg Free Press

    Byfuglien skates with team mates, but not ready for return to lineup

    Winnipeg Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien was back on the ice with his teammates for the first time in more than a month, but his services won't be available for tonight's game against the Dallas Stars. Byfuglien, who was wearing a non-contact jersey for the morning skate, has missed the last 17 games with a lower-body injury he sustained Feb. 14. He's likely to miss the next couple of games, though head coach Paul Maurice called his return Monday the first “big step” in his recovery. “We'll get him into a full practice on Wednesday, and then kind of move forward from there,” Maurice told reporters. “He's been able to do quite a bit off-ice (workouts), which has been good so he doesn't feel far

  • Ottawa Senators looking to hire president of hockey operations to help with rebuild
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    Ottawa Senators looking to hire president of hockey operations to help with rebuild

    OTTAWA – General manager Pierre Dorion is going to get some help rebuilding the Ottawa Senators. The Senators confirmed with a statement on Saturday that the club is planning to hire a new president of hockey operations to work with Dorion moving forward. “The Senators intend to hire a president of hockey operations to support and provide guidance to the general manager, and to fill the void left by the late Bryan Murray,” the statement said. “The position is integral to the success of the hockey club, especially as we continue our rebuilding process, hiring a top-notch candidate to fill this role is critically important.” Ottawa is currently last in the 31-team league with a 26-43-6 record,

  • Parise, Letang key injuries in Monday’s playoff race
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    Parise, Letang key injuries in Monday’s playoff race

    Two significant injuries for playoff hopefuls on Monday night.