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  • Ducks look like an NHL playoff lock, Kings are nearly there

    Ducks look like an NHL playoff lock, Kings are nearly there
    Kings Coach Darryl Sutter painted a vivid picture when asked last week about his players' struggles to defend their championship. "They have to keep understanding and listening to what I'm telling them about how tough it is," he said. "The train has got...
  • Kings get salary cap relief from NHL while Voynov suspension continues

    Kings get salary cap relief from NHL while Voynov suspension continues
    The Kings got the salary-cap relief they had sought when the NHL and NHL Players' Assn. agreed Friday to let them replace the salary of suspended defenseman Slava Voynov by using the long-term injury exception in the collective bargaining agreement. The...
  • Slava Voynov's agent seeks to have Kings player's suspension lifted

    Slava Voynov's agent seeks to have Kings player's suspension lifted
    The agent for Slava Voynov will attempt to have the Kings defenseman's indefinite suspension lifted by the NHL, saying he feels Voynov's rights are being "infringed right now." Voynov's camp has become discouraged by the pace of the process. Counting...
  • NHL reduces Carcillo's suspension

    New York Rangers forward Daniel Carcillo is eligible to play in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final after his 10-game suspension for striking an official was reduced to six games upon appeal. The NHL Players' Association asked the league to review his...
  • AHL hooks on to NHL drug policy

    AHL hooks on to NHL drug policy
    Usually, the American Hockey League tries out some new innovation as the testing ground to see if the National Hockey league wants to adopt it, like the AHL will do with a new 7-minute overtime that drops the teams down to 3-on-3 after three minutes....
  • Daly, Flyers' Holmgren named Lester Patrick winners

    Daly, Flyers' Holmgren named Lester Patrick winners
    Accomplished NHL executive Bill Daly and former player, coach, current Flyers executive Paul Holmgren have been named recipients of the 2014 Lester Patrick Trophy for outstanding service to hockey in the United States. A ceremony will be held in...
  • Ten former NHL players file suit over lack of concussion information

    Ten former NHL players file suit over lack of concussion information
    VANCOUVER, Canada — Ten former NHL players are contending in a class action lawsuit that the league concealed information regarding the consequences of repeated blows to the head and hasn’t adequately protected players from head trauma....
  • NHL's return to Olympics on hold; women's game will be back

    NHL's return to Olympics on hold; women's game will be back
    SOCHI, Russia -- While the issue of NHL players’ continued participation in Olympic hockey tournaments remains unsettled, one agreement apparently was reached by NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel...
  • NHL cancels first two weeks of season

    The NHL has canceled the start of the regular season through Oct. 24 or basically the first two weeks of the season because of the absence of Collective Bargaining Agreement between the players and owners. The Panthers will lose five games, including the...
  • Will players, owners salvage NHL season?

    Drop egos and drop puck Harvey Fialkov Sun Sentinel Absolutely. It's no secret that NHL Players' Association chief Donald Fehr plays hardball. Ask baseball fans about the cancellation of the 1994 World Series. This is the third work stoppage under...
  • Feds to mediate CBA conflict

    From NHL.com ¿The National Hockey League and National Hockey League Players' Association have jointly agreed to meet with federal mediators to aid the sides in negotiations toward establishing a new Collective Bargaining Agreement.  "We are able to...