Hockey

In this Dec. 21, 2018, photo, crews work to set up a hockey rink and staging for the NHL Winter Classic game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Boston Bruins at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind. Just three days after Notre Dame lost in the College Football Playoff, the longtime home of the Fighting Irish hosts the NHL’s sixth regular-season game in Indiana. It also becomes the second college to welcome the traveling circus that is the Winter Classic, joining the University of Michigan in 2014. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP)
December 31, 2018 - 6:28 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Winter Classic is going back to college — and it's bringing along two familiar foes. Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks. Patrice Bergeron and the Boston Bruins. Hockey at the home of Knute Rockne, Paul Hornung and, of course, Rudy. The 11th edition of the NHL's...
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Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn (14) and center Tyler Seguin (91) look on from the bench during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings in Dallas, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
December 29, 2018 - 11:03 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Alexander Radulov scored twice and Dallas routed the Detroit Red Wings 5-1 on Saturday, a night after the Stars' front office ripped captain Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin by saying the high-priced forwards were underperforming for a team falling short of expectations. Seguin assisted on...
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FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2017, file photo, Dallas Stars wing Jamie Benn skates the puck upice as center Tyler Seguin trails during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes in Dallas. Stars CEO Jim Lites ripped captain Benn and fellow high-priced forward Seguin, telling reporters their play has been “terrible” and saying owner Tom Gaglardi was frustrated as well. Lites requested the interviews Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, saying he believed Seguin and Benn deserved more public criticism with a team Lites says is underachieving. (AP Photo/Mike Stone, File)
December 28, 2018 - 7:50 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Stars CEO Jim Lites ripped captain Jamie Benn and fellow high-priced forward Tyler Seguin, telling reporters Friday their play has been "terrible" and saying owner Tom Gaglardi was frustrated as well. Lites requested the interviews, saying he believed Seguin and Benn...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, former gymnast Rachael Denhollander, left, is hugged by Kaylee Lorincz after giving her victim impact statement during the seventh day of Larry Nassar's sentencing hearing in Lansing, Mich. More than 150 female athletes testified at Nassar's sentencing hearing in January 2018 for convictions on child-porn and sex-abuse charges. It marked a turning point in a crisis that has inflicted untold damage. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
December 24, 2018 - 11:25 am
The depths of Larry Nassar's depravity began to emerge some 15 months before the calendar flipped to 2018 — when reports of his sexual abuse first appeared in newspaper stories that would eventually lead to a trial and, ultimately, to the doctor's imprisonment. But it was January 2018, the month...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, file photo, Buffalo Sabres Hall of Fame Class of 2012 inductee Rick Jeanneret helps salute the crowd with fellow inductee Dale Hawerchuk before an NHL hockey game between the Sabres and the Winnipeg Jets in Buffalo, N.Y. Sabres broadcaster Jeanneret was taken out of the press box on a stretcher early in the third period of an NHL hockey game between the Sabres and Anaheim Ducks, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. It was unclear what happened to the 76-year-old Jeanneret. He has been the team's play-by-play man since 1971 — the longest tenure with a single team in NHL history. (AP Photo/David Duprey, File)
December 23, 2018 - 9:42 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres say Rick Jeanneret is resting and doing well a day after the team's Hall of Fame broadcaster was taken out of the press box on a stretcher. The team's update Sunday came about 12 hours after the 76-year-old Jeanneret was transported to the hospital during the...
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December 22, 2018 - 10:45 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sabres broadcaster Rick Jeanneret has been taken out of the press box on a stretcher during the third period of Buffalo's game against the Anaheim Ducks. The team did not provide an update on Jeanneret's condition following its 3-0 victory Saturday night. The 76-year-old...
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Florida Panthers goaltender Roberto Luongo (1) watches as the puck goes past him, scored by Detroit Red Wings left wing Thomas Vanek of Austria during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Detroit, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)
December 22, 2018 - 6:01 pm
DETROIT (AP) — With the top two lines taking the lead, the Florida Panthers found a style of play that suits them Saturday. Roberto Luongo made 33 saves, Mike Hoffman and Evegnii Dadonov each scored and the Panthers beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1. Hoffman, Dadonov, leading scorer Jonathan Huberdeau...
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Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) celebrates his goal with teammates Matt Grzelcyk (48), Charlie McAvoy (73), Brad Marchand (63) and Danton Heinen (43) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Nashville Predators in Boston, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
December 22, 2018 - 5:02 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Patrice Bergeron explained to his teammates they should be thankful anytime they're able to play. And they should be even more grateful he's back with them. Bergeron scored two goals to reach 300 for his career, returning to the lineup Saturday after missing 16 games and leading the...
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Columbus Blue Jackets' Sergei Bobrovsky lunges to block a shot during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
December 22, 2018 - 5:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Although he's diminutive in size, Cam Atkinson plays big in front of the net. Atkinson scored two more goals as part of an eight-point game for Columbus' top line to lead the Blue Jackets to their third straight victory, 4-3 over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday. Listed at 5-...
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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar appears for his sentencing at Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Mich. (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP, File)
December 21, 2018 - 2:03 pm
Wanted: a host for the sixth annual Newby awards. Yes, we're in a bit of a bind, though nothing like the good folks at the Academy Awards. You see, we never even got to the point where Kevin Hart accepted the honor, then had to withdraw because people capable of working the screengrab function...
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