Even with International Ice Hockey Federation president Rene Fasel claiming his organization is accruing enough money to cover insurance and travel costs for National Hockey League players to go to the 2018 Winter Olympics, there are some key questions that remain.
Vancouver sports fans got a brief respite from the cold November rain Sunday, as both home teams fashioned storybook come-from-behind endings that gave the much-beleaguered local supporters something they haven’t had for awhile: joy.
In the wake of a dispiriting 6-3 loss in Toronto, the Vancouver Canucks season is coming dangerously close to spiralling out of control.
Nearly three weeks into the season, what’s more surprising: that the Edmonton Oilers have the most wins of any team in the National Hockey League or that the Vancouver Canucks haven’t had a reason to fire head coach Willie Desjardins yet?
In his role as the official ambassador for the NHL’s centennial season, Wayne Gretzky sat down for a one-on-one with Postmedia to discuss all things hockey. In the third of a four-part series entitled “THE GREAT ONE & THE STATE OF THE GAME,” Gretzky admits that the soaring costs of playing hockey is not a new dilemma for the sport — but nevertheles
TORONTO — In his role as the official ambassador for the NHL’s Centennial Season, Wayne Gretzky sat down for a one-on-one with Postmedia to discuss all things hockey.
Ten days removed from being centred out by a playful Barack Obama at the White House, the lighter side of Phil Kessel once again was revealed on Tuesday.
For the Great One, it was a snapshot of future greatness. Times two.
The exhibition games in such far-flung locales as Vernon, BC and Marquette, Michigan are over.
TORONTO — You are going to want to jeer him Saturday night.
Former NHLer Wojtek Wolski is in intensive care with a broken neck after crashing awkwardly into the boards during a KHL game Thursday in Magnitogorsk, Russia.
Wayne Gretzky never really left Edmonton because his bronze statue was always welcoming Oilers’ fans to the House That 99 built at Rexall Place, but now The Great One is back in the flesh.
It’s that time of year: the leaves are at peak colours, pumpkin spice is being infused into every food and drink product known to mankind, and it’s the start of the NHL season.
For much of the month of September, we consistently heard the World Cup bashers continuously highlight the alleged warts of the tournament, none moreso than allegations that it was an event that was completely contrived.
TORONTO — The moment called for a hero. Enter The Little Ball of Hate.
TORONTO — Showing a little extra spring in his step, Mike Babcock strides past the media room snack table to the podium at the Air Canada Centre and immediately seeks answers.
The traditionalist in Mike Babcock popped up on Tuesday morning.
After his two-goal performance against Russia Saturday night, Brad Marchand was asked about potentially joining Team Canada linemate Sidney Crosby in Pittsburgh once his contract with the Boston Bruins expired at the conclusion of the 2016-17 season.