The NHL has responded after Saturday's incident in Chicago, when Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly was the victim of racist taunts from fans. The league released the following statement Sunday: "Last night in Chicago, individuals directed racial taunts and abuse at Washington Capitals player Devante Smith-Pelly," said NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman. "The National Hockey League […]
Four Chicago Blackhawks fans were ejected during Saturday night's game after making racist taunts toward Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly. Capitals coach Barry Trotz called the incident "disgusting" and racially motivated, and the league office also condemned the behavior. The 25-year-old Smith-Pelly, who is black, was in the penalty box in the third period of […]
Four spectators were removed from their seats at a National Hockey League game in Chicago on Saturday night after allegedly making racist comments toward a black player on the visiting team. During the third period of the game between the Chicago Blackhawks and Washington Capitals, Washington player
Four Chicago Blackhawks fans were kicked out of Saturday’s game against the Washington Capitals at United Center after racially-charged taunts were made toward Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly. “The fans were immediately removed and we apologize to Smith-Pelly and the Washington Capitals organization.
If things remain the same in the second half of the 2017-18 NHL season—which is asking a lot, we know—we could be considering a Stanley Cup Final between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Vegas Golden Knights. How would the NHL respond to such a matchup?
Just a couple of weeks ago the Philadelphia Flyers looked like a team that was going nowhere fast. On Wednesday, they topped the Detroit Red Wings by a 4-3 margin to win for the seventh time in their past eight games and moved to within two points of a Wild Card spot in the Eastern […]
Largely taking a back seat to the buzz surrounding the NHL’s recent news out of Seattle, commissioner Gary Bettman revealed the league’s plan to move toward groundbreaking player-tracking technology at this week’s Board of Governors meetings. Bettman said the league is working with – and investing heavily in – companies to invent brand new camera-based […]
The Tampa Bay Lightning, Florida Panthers, NHL and NHLPA announced a joint donation of $2.7 million for Hurricane Irma relief.
The Columbus Blue Jackets like what they see with John Tortorella. So much so that the club is working to sign the fiery bench boss to a contract extension, reports Aaron Portzline of The Columbus Dispatch. “He did a great job for us, together with his coaching staff,” said Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen. […]
VOORHEES, N.J. — The Flyers have until 5 p.m. Saturday to submit their protected list to the NHL, prior to next week's expansion draft by the Vegas Golden Knights. General manager Ron Hextall said his list wasn't that hard to figure out once he elected to choose the 7-3-1 option — seven forwards, three defensemen, one goalie. […]
Arizona Coyotes forward Shane Doan has yet to make a final decision on whether or not he will return for a 22nd NHL season, but his agent said on Wednesday that he thinks the 40-year-old winger is “leaning toward” coming back for one more season. “I think he’s going to play,” said Terry Bross, Doan’s […]
Kevin Klein, who was an integral piece of the Rangers’ run to the 2014 Stanley Cup final and the club’s 2014-15 Presidents’ Trophy season before breaking down last year, is contemplating retirement from the NHL, The Post has learned. Sources report Klein, who was a healthy scratch for all but one playoff game following a […]