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Bay Area pro sports teams unite to donate $450K for North Bay fire relief efforts
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SANTA CLARA – Bay Area professional sports teams including the Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers, Oakland A's, San Jose Earthquakes, San Francisco Giants, San Jose Sharks and the Golden State Warriors today announced a collective donation of $450,000 to support North Bay fire relief efforts. The teams have established a YouCaring site www.youcaring.com/firerelief for fans to […]

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Ovechkin amazed by rapid growth of hockey in D.C. area
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SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) Even though Alex Ovechkin doesn’t want to talk about the upcoming season just yet, he got a chance Thursday to survey evidence of his 12 seasons with the Washington Capitals. Another pair of NHL-sized rinks is set to go up in the suburbs next year, a testament to the so-called Ovechkin effect […]

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Patrick Marleau leaving Sharks biggest news of week in Bay Area sports
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SAN JOSE – Off of the ice, Joe Thornton is a notoriously chill dude. There isn’t a whole lot that phases the veteran center and future Hall of Famer, who appears to go through his non-hockey playing life with a remarkably even-keeled attitude.  We’re talking about the kind of guy that signs a one-year, $8 […]

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D.C. area sports teams wish the Capitals luck in the Stanley Cup Playoffs
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Did you think the bold predictions would stop with the regular season? You were wrong, my friends! The Washington Capitals start their quest for the Stanley Cup on Thursday with Game 1 against the Toronto Maple Leafs (7 p.m., CSN). Here are three bold predictions for the game. 1. Washington will be outshot in the […]

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Curtis McKenzie goes to hospital after high-stick in eye area (Video) (Puck Daddy)
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Adam Cracknell #27 of the Dallas Stars assists his injured teammate Curtis McKenzie #11 during the third period against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden on March 30, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Bruins defeat the Stars 2-0. Dallas Stars forward Curtis McKenzie went to the hospital to close a cut on the skin outside […]

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Finnish star Patrik Laine scoffs at New York area blizzard (Puck Daddy)
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Patrik Laine knows a thing or two about real blizzards. Winnipeg Jets super rookie Patrik Laine doesn’t have time for your weak snow storms, America. A blizzard pounded much of the Northeast United States on Tuesday, forcing a scheduled game between the Jets and New Jersey Devils to be postponed.

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Tuukka Rask takes Roman Josi blast in throat area (Video) (Puck Daddy)
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Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask was forced to leave his team’s game against the Nashville Predators on Thursday after taking a slap-shot in his throat area. The play occurred at the 12:49 mark of the first period when Predators defenseman Roman Josi fired the blast from the top of the left circle off a rush. […]

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Warriors, Sharks look to make history in Bay Area
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The Golden State Warriors punching their ticket to the NBA Finals Monday night ensured that for the first time since 2003, one region’s NHL and NBA franchises would be involved in their respective leagues’ championship series at the same time. About 35 miles separate Oracle Arena in Oakland and SAP Center in San Jose. The […]

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Milan Lucic in 'same area code' as Kings on contract (Puck Daddy)
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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Milan Lucic doesn’t feel the need to test the unrestricted free agent market this summer. He knows he wants to stay with the Los Angeles Kings and believes he and the team aren’t that far apart in regards to a new contract.  “I think (we’re) in the same area code I […]

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Washington area hospitals give Capitals attire to babies (Photos) (Puck Daddy)
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Kids being born at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington D.C. are being started early on Capitals fandom. According to the Washington Post , newborns are being given complimentary Capitals bibs, onesies and a cap and bib. The giveaway started Thursday and will go throughout Washington’s Stanley Cup playoff run. [ […]

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St. Louis area Dunkin' Donuts store sells Blackhawks coffee cups (Puck Daddy)
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Nashville area loses two hockey rinks with facility's sudden closing (Puck Daddy)
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