ESPN Will you care about the men's Olympic hockey tournament if neither NHL nor KHL players can participate? Greg Wyshynski: Admittedly, the Olympic men's hockey tournaments that have involved NHL players have been absolutely extraordinary. Imagine the NHL All-Star Game, except instead of winning
The NHL had already decided to skip the 2018 Games. The KHL’s potential absence in light of the IOC’s ruling could drain the talent pool even further, but hard-core hockey fans will still find compelling action and storylines to savor.
A person familiar with the decision says Tony Granato will coach the U.S. men's hockey team at the 2018 Olympics, the first Winter Games without NHL players since 1994. Chris Chelios and Scott Young will be among his assistants. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the coaching staff has […]
PLYMOUTH, Mich. (AP) Tony Granato was honored to get a call, offering him a chance to coach the U.S. men’s hockey team at the 2018 Olympics, the first without NHL players since 1994.
Ryan Smyth doesn't seem satisfied with the 16-game suspension levied for a blindside hit that knocked him out during a recent Alberta senior hockey league playoff game. The former NHLer was unsuspectingly leveled by opposition forward Kyle Sheen while playing for the Stony Plain Eagles, and suffered a concussion while his teeth were pushed back […]
A dangerous blindside headshot that resulted in former NHLer Ryan Smyth being taken to hospital has resulted in a lengthy suspension. Kyle Sheen has been banned for 16 games by Hockey Alberta for his actions during a senior men's league playoff game, per Andrea Ross of CBC News. The hit can be seen here: "It's […]
BROMONT, Quebec (AP) — NHL referee Garrett Rank won his third straight Canadian Men’s Mid-Amateur title Friday, closing with an 5-under 67 in windy conditions for a six-stroke victory.
BROMONT, Quebec (AP) NHL referee Garrett Rank won his third straight Canadian Men’s Mid-Amateur title Friday, closing with an 5-under 67 in windy conditions for a six-stroke victory.
Welcome to the show, Nathan Schoenfeld. Schoenfeld – the son of New York Rangers assistant general manager Jim Schoenfeld – went from men’s league goalie to NHL backup after Anders Lindback suffered an off-ice injury just hours before Monday’s game against the Montreal Canadiens. Schoenfeld, wearing No.40, skates out with the #Coyotes before the game. […]