Hockey

In a stunning mid-August shake-up, Patrick Roy has stepped down as coach and vice president of hockey operations for the Colorado Avalanche, citing disagreements with the organization. Roy made the announcement Thursday through a public relations agency, two months before the...
Patrick Roy has stepped down as coach and vice president of hockey operations for the Colorado Avalanche. Roy made the announcement Thursday through a public relations agency, two months before the start of the NHL regular season. An Avalanche spokesman did not immediately...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Before the Rams left town in January, the St. Louis Blues were already in line to get an outdoor NHL stadium series game — just not the Winter Classic. Team Chairman Tom Stillman credits the NHL for recognizing the city sorely needed a shot in the arm and...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh Penguins fan in Canada who put a sign outside his home asking Sid Crosby to sign his jersey got an unexpected knock on the door last week. Darryl Pottie had placed a hand-painted sign on the road outside his Enfield, Nova Scotia, home saying, "Sid...
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The large portrait of Queen Elizabeth II that once watched over hockey games at Winnipeg Arena is again looking for a home. Believed to be the largest known portrait of the queen at 21 by 15 feet, the painting is for sale on an online auction site, with...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A 21-year-old Buffalo woman has sued Sabres forward Evander Kane, saying he seriously injured her in the hotel room where he lives. Documents filed July 1 in Erie County State Supreme Court on behalf of Rachel Kuechle say Kane met her in a bar, invited her...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A 21-year-old Buffalo woman has sued Sabres forward Evander Kane, saying he seriously injured her in the hotel room where he lives. Documents filed July 1 in Erie County State Supreme on behalf of Rachel Kuechle Court say Kane met her in a bar, invited her...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sabres forward Evander Kane has pleaded not guilty in Buffalo City Court to charges alleging he grabbed three women during an altercation at a downtown bar in June. The 24-year-old Kane was arrested July 22 after turning himself in to Buffalo police and was...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman's reluctance to link hits to the head in hockey with a degenerative brain disease found in several deceased former players has reached Congress. League attorneys filed Bettman's letter to Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal...