Hockey

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Sheldon Kennedy hopes receiving one of Canada's top honors will help draw attention to child abuse. The 45-year-old former NHL player, sexually abused by his junior hockey coach in the 1980s, was one of 95 admissions and promotions to the Order of Canada...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have fired coach Pete DeBoer, with the team in danger of missing the playoffs for a third straight season. Devils president and general manager Lou Lamoriello confirmed the move Friday. He would not say who will take over the aging team...
DENVER (AP) — This rookie just may be called up from the American Hockey League after catching everyone's attention in an impressive debut. Sorry, though, it's not the next Sidney Crosby, but a new overtime rule that should allow players like Crosby to showcase their skills even...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canucks forward Jannik Hansen is expected to be OK after it appeared he collapsed on the bench Saturday night after taking a hit during Vancouver's game against the Calgary Flames. "I think everything's good," Canucks coach Willie Desjardins...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canucks forward Jannik Hansen appeared to collapse on the bench after taking a hit during the second period of Vancouver's game against the Calgary Flames. The Canucks announced Saturday night that Hansen would not return to the game as a...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta is the third member of the team diagnosed with mumps. The Penguins issued a statement Friday that Maatta tested positive for the virus and remains in isolation. Goaltender Thomas Greiss and defenseman Robert Bortuzzo...
NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL has named Constellation as its preferred energy provider as the league seeks to offset its carbon footprint across all 30 team markets. Its goal is to reduce the NHL's environmental impact, and accelerate a greater movement toward a healthier planet. The...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby returned from a bout with mumps, while several teammates were tested for the virus as a precaution. Crosby worked out Wednesday for the first time after missing three games. He could return to the lineup as early as...
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders postponed their annual holiday hospital visits due to the ongoing mumps outbreak in the NHL. Team members were scheduled to go see children at various hospitals on Wednesday, but the Islanders said Tuesday those visits will be...