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.
“And you may ask yourself: well … how did I get here?” — Talking Heads
The Edmonton Oilers unveiled their new mascot, Hunter, and he's become the recently hunted -- online, at least.
Canada Post announced the other day that Sidney Crosby’s image is going to be on a stamp.
Saturday night. Hockey Night in Canada. Canada-Russia. On home soil. In front of a raucous red-and-white clad capacity crowd at the Air Canada Centre and a national television audience watching at home from coast to coast.