Rene Rancourt, the tuxedoed troubadour who has sung the national anthem before Boston Bruins games for more than 40 years, announced on Wednesday that he will retire at the end of the season. The 78-year-old trained opera singer began singing the ''Star-Spangled Banner'' at Red Sox games and took over the U.S. and Canadian anthems […]
Former NHL defenseman Zarley Zalapski has died at the age of 49. Ken King, president and CEO of the Calgary Flames, with whom Zalapski spent parts of five seasons, released the following statement: We are deeply saddened with the news of Zarley’s passing. We are proud that Zarley wore the Flames jersey; made Calgary his […]
Scott Laughton is back, improved and making a difference for the Flyers, something he credits to his longtime skating coach, Dawn Braid. By Andrew Kulp
Longtime NHL broadcaster Dave Strader passed away at the age of 62 on Sunday, following a battle with cancer. The hockey world was filled with condolences for the man known as "The Voice."Strader's career in hockey began with the AHL's Adirondack Red Wings before being promoted to
OTTAWA — The NHL's elite came out in celebration of Bryan Murray's life and legacy this afternoon at Canadian Tire Centre. The longtime NHL head coach and general manager died Aug. 12 at age 74 after a three-year battle with colon cancer. The native of Shawville, Que., had been with the Ottawa
Longtime NHL coach and GM Bryan Murray died Saturday, the NHL confirmed, after a long battle with colon cancer during which he became a passionate spokesman for awareness and prevention of the disease. Murray coached 18 seasons with the Capitals, Red Wings, Panthers, Ducks and Senators, and his 620 wins are 12th all-time among league […]
Longtime NHL coach and general manager Bryan Murray has died at 74. He worked in the league in some capacity for 35 consecutive seasons. The Ottawa Senators said in a statement Saturday he was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2014. Murray most recently served as general manager of the Senators from 2007-2016 before stepping down, […]
It took longer than it probably should have, but the Bruins are finally getting proactive about the development of their young goaltenders. The hire probably isnt going to rescue the career of former first-round pick Malcolm Subban as he continues to look more like a bust rather than the goalie of the future in Boston.
Rick Tocchet, who played three seasons with the Coyotes during an 18-year NHL career, returns to the franchise as the team's new head coach. "I'm extremely happy to be back with the Coyotes organization," Tocchet said in a statement released by the team Tuesday. "I loved playing and coaching here in the Valley and have […]
VOORHEES, N.J. — The first major change to the Flyers for next season concerns the coaching staff, where power-play specialist Joey Mullen didn't have his contract renewed. General manager Ron Hextall said he informed Mullen the club was making a change Monday. Mullen had been on the Flyers' coaching staff since 2007. "He's a terrific human […]
MOSCOW (AP) Mike Keenan is taking charge of a Chinese hockey team.
George McPhee has been hired as general manager of the NHL’s expansion Las Vegas franchise.