Hockey

NHL Players to Watch: Sabres Eichel has plenty to prove

Sep 18, 2017

Buffalo Sabres center Jack Eichel says he has plenty to prove after "two mediocre seasons," making him among the NHL players to watch this season

Golden Knights rout Canucks 9-4 in first preseason game

Sep 18, 2017

Tyler Wong scored three times and added an assist in the Vegas Golden Knights' first preseason game to help the NHL's newest franchise rout the Vancouver Canucks 9-4

Fans' delight: Islanders back at Nassau Coliseum for a day

Sep 17, 2017

Nearly 2 1/2 years after last playing at the Nassau Coliseum, John Tavares and the New York Islanders gave their fans something to cheer about back at their refurbished former home

Slender prospect with eye for goals, eyes spot on Blackhawks

Sep 16, 2017

He's young and slight, but boy can he score; Alex DeBrincat tries to win spot with Blackhawks

Will NFL contracts ever fully guarantee? Players can hope.

Sep 16, 2017

No guarantees: NFL players continue to carry more contractual risk than their pro sport peers

Expansion Vegas Golden Knights hit ice for first time

Sep 15, 2017

The expansion Vegas Golden Knights hit the ice for the first time to a standing-room only crowd at City National Arena

As Wild camp begins, Parise injured but 'not overly serious'

Sep 15, 2017

Minnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise is being held out of the beginning of training camp because of a back injury

Ovechkin turns attention to Capitals staying a Cup contender

Sep 15, 2017

Alex Ovechkin is ready to be done with Olympic talk and is focused on trying to win the Stanley Cup with the Capitals.

Summer's over; Champion Penguins warily eye "Three-peat"

Sep 15, 2017

The Pittsburgh Penguins are back at work and focused on the grind of training camp instead of a third straight Stanley Cup

Sharks begin 1st training camp without Marleau in 21 years

Sep 15, 2017

The San Jose Sharks have started their first training camp without Patrick Marleau in 21 years