Hockey

Al Arbour, the bespectacled gentleman of a coach who molded a young and talented New York Islanders franchise into an NHL dynasty that won four straight Stanley Cups in the early 1980s, has died. He was 82. The Islanders confirmed Arbour's death in a release issued Friday...
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Al Arbour, who coached the New York Islanders to four consecutive Stanley Cup championships and ranks as the NHL's second-most winningest coach, has died, team officials announced Friday. He was 82. The cause of death is unclear, though Arbor was battling...
EMERSON, Manitoba (AP) — Mike Richards, an NHL free agent whose contract was terminated by the Los Angeles Kings, was charged with possession of a controlled substance. He was charged Tuesday and is to appear in provincial court Sept. 10, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said...
Las Vegas and Quebec City advanced to the third and final formal stage to land NHL expansion franchises. NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly confirmed the development in an email to The Associated Press on Friday. Daly referred to the third stage as "the last formal phase," but...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Wild assistant coach and former NHL player Darryl Sydor was charged with drunken driving Friday after police arrested him in suburban Fridley while he was taking his 12-year-old son to a hockey tournament. Police pulled Sydor over around 5:15 p.m...
VOORHEES, N.J. (AP) — Danny Briere could have scrapped by for one more NHL season, hung on as fourth-line center and provided veteran leadership for a team needing an extra push toward a Stanley Cup. At 37, Briere knew his best days as a player were behind him. What's ahead...
EA Sports dropped Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane from promoting and appearing on the cover of its NHL 16 video game because he is under police investigation. The popular video game company announced its decision on its Twitter account Wednesday. "In light of the ongoing...
EA Sports is dropping Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane from promoting its NHL 16 video game because he is under police investigation. The popular video game company announced its decision on its Twitter account Wednesday. EA Sports says Kane will no longer be a spokesman for...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The NHL says it is "following developments" of a police investigation involving Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane. The Blackhawks said they are in the process of gathering information and declined further comment. The Buffalo News first reported the...