The owner of the New Jersey Devils has no intention of sacrificing the future of the team to make changes that might pick up a couple of extra wins this season. Speaking 90 minutes before the season opener against the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night,…TOM CANAVAN (AP Sports Writer)
Center Mike Richards and the Los Angeles Kings settled their dispute Friday over the termination of Richards' contract after his arrest in June. The NHL Players' Association announced the settlement without disclosing the terms. Richards, who had…GREG BEACHAM (AP Hockey Writer)
Defenseman Simon Despres agreed to a five-year, $18.5 million contract extension with Anaheim on Friday, punctuating his remarkable six-month rise with the Ducks. Despres has been an outstanding contributor to the Ducks' lineup since the club…GREG BEACHAM (AP Hockey Writer)
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Carolina Hurricanes defenseman James Wisniewski will need surgery for a knee injury.
A group that opposes trophy hunting hopes the case of an NHL player charged with killing a grizzly becomes a rallying cry to protect bears. Stoner is charged with five counts under the provincial Wildlife Act after a bear was shot on British…