Hockey

MOSCOW (AP) — Viktor Tikhonov, the Soviet hockey coach whose teams won three Olympic gold medals but fell to the United States in the "Miracle on Ice," died after a long illness. He was 84. Russia's Kontinental Hockey League said early Monday that Tikhonov died during the night...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Former NHL player, coach and executive Pat Quinn has died at age 71. The Western Hockey League's Vancouver Giants said Quinn died Sunday night in Vancouver after a long illness. Quinn was a co-owner of the team, which on Monday announced his...
MOSCOW (AP) — Viktor Tikhonov, the Soviet hockey coach whose teams won three Olympic gold medals but fell to the United States in the "Miracle on Ice," died after a long illness. He was 84. Russia's Kontinental Hockey League said early Monday that Tikhonov died during the night...
Far removed from punishing hits on the ice, the real crunching in the NHL these days is being done in front offices around the league with the numbers involved in the complex, lengthy calculations of analytics. The "Moneyball" approach popularized in baseball has slowly become...
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Stars have signed center Jason Spezza to a $30 million, four-year contract extension. The deal Friday came nearly five months after the Stars acquired the high-scoring forward in a trade from Ottawa just before the start of free agency. Spezza has...
Far removed from punishing hits on the ice, the real crunching in the NHL these days is being done in front offices around the league with the numbers involved in the complex, lengthy calculations of analytics. The "Moneyball" approach popularized in baseball has slowly become...
NEW YORK (AP) — Logistics are tough enough for the professionals, a daily struggle to get everyone and everything in line, whether you are the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings or the rest of the NHL teams. The challenges can be a whole lot tougher when the games are played...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pascal Dupuis spent the first nine months of 2014 recovering from torn ligaments in his right knee, a grueling stretch that tested the veteran Pittsburgh Penguins forward's patience and commitment to the game. The comeback barely lasted eight weeks. Doctors...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rocco Grimaldi played two hockey games in two leagues about 1,350 miles and 11 hours apart on Tuesday. The Florida Panthers' rookie forward was only disappointed he couldn't get two wins out of his personal doubleheader. Grimaldi suited up for the AHL's San...