Month: December 2019

DALLAS — The Dallas Stars have fired head coach Jim Montgomery, citing “unprofessional conduct.” Rick Bowness, who has served as an assistant coach since June 2018, was named interim head coach.  “The Dallas Stars expect all of our employees to act with integrity and exhibit professional behaviour while working for and representing our organization,” GM
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Evgeni Malkin steamrolling NHL in Sidney Crosby’s absence Perhaps no team has dealt with injuries to the extent of the Pittsburgh Penguins. From Kris Letang and Justin Schultz to Patric Hornqvist and Nick Bjugstad, one Penguins player after another has been forced out of the lineup. It’s okay, though, because they have Sidney Crosby and
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10:09 PM ET PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The NHL will create a platform for whistleblowers and an annual training program on diversity and inclusion in response to recent abuse scandals in its coaching community, commissioner Gary Bettman announced at the league’s Board of Governors meeting in Pebble Beach on Monday. “Our message is unequivocal: We
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A lot of this season for the Philadelphia Flyers has been centered around the youth of the team and players developing into potential NHL regulars. One of the team’s top prospects that fans have been excited about and have wanted to see get the call-up was forward Morgan Frost. He signed his entry-level contract back
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The day Ryan Straschnitzki underwent surgery that would turn his body into something like a remote-controlled robot, the paralyzed hockey player had one deep worry: The six-foot-one, 190-pound defenceman who once didn’t miss a shift even after dislocating a shoulder told his dad he was afraid of needles. “I said, ‘Pal, they’re going to open
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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is expected to address a potential new code-of-conduct policy for the league tonight, with CBCSports.ca carrying live stream coverage at 8:30 p.m. ET. Bettman is at the NHL Board of Governors meeting in Pebble Beach, Calif., where he’ll speak publicly for the first time since various allegations surfaced against coaches.  Bill
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I’m sure almost every fan hates having this discussion but sometimes even unpleasant circumstances must be addressed when necessary. It’s unfortunate, but I fear now’s the time to discuss how the New York Rangers organization might want to seriously consider moving on from Chris Kreider (from ‘Chris Kreider’s Rangers future could come down to hope
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