3:58 PM ET The NHL has postponed the 2021 Winter Classic and All-Star Game “due to the ongoing uncertainty resulting from the coronavirus,” the league announced in a statement on Thursday. The Winter Classic was scheduled to be played at Target Field in Minneapolis on New Year’s Day, featuring the Minnesota Wild and St. Louis
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In a time of uncertainty, social unrest, and growing financial inequality, it seems difficult, if not absurd, to root for the success of a multi-billionaire businessman. Tampa Bay Lightning owner, and most recent Stanley Cup champion, Jeff Vinik is the exception to the rule. Vinik’s likable personality, generosity, passion and authenticity provide a refreshingly positive
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5:56 PM ET Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. — The New Jersey Devils added experience to their defense, signing Russian Dmitry Kulikov to a one-year, $1.15 million contract. Devils general manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the deal Thursday. “Kulikov is an experienced, physical left-shot defenseman who skates well,” Fitzgerald said. “His ability to play both the right
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Oct 23, 2020 By AJ Manderichio/SanDiegoGulls.com Vinni Lettieri’s hockey roots run deep. For starters, one of the newest members of the Anaheim Ducks organization grew up in Excelsior, MN., just 15 miles south of downtown Minneapolis. Hockey is ubiquitous with the state of Minnesota, and Lettieri made his mark. He posted 95 points in two
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12:38 PM ET Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. — Lindy Ruff completed his New Jersey Devils staff, hiring Chris Taylor as an assistant coach and Dave Rogalski as the goaltending coach. General manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the moves Friday. Ruff previously retained Alain Nasreddine and hired Mark Recchi. Taylor started his professional coaching career with Rochester
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The Minnesota Wild have re-signed defenseman Louie Belpedio to a one-year, two-way contract for the 2020-21 season. Belpedio, 24, played 62 games with the AHL’s Iowa Wild last season and registered five goals and 15 assists for 20 points, while ranking third among AHL defensemen with 102 penalty minutes. Entering his third pro season out
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One of the greatest scorers in National Hockey League history hit a milestone, on this date, that very few players have ever reached. Also, this was a pretty memorable day for Boston hockey fans and players scoring hat tricks over the years. Messier Nets No. 600 Mark Messier became the 10th player in NHL history
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