Al Arbour, the famed New York Islanders coach who led the team to four straight Stanley Cups and 19 consecutive playoff series wins in the ‘80s, has died. Arbour coached 1,500 games with the Islanders, and had the second most wins in NHL coaching history. He was 82. »
The Hockey News put together an interactive chart showing every NHL team’s era-adjusted cumulative goal differential. Anything jump out at you? »
Longtime NHL defenseman and current Minnesota Wild assistant coach Darryl Sydor was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving yesterday, as he was driving his 12-year-old son to a hockey game. »
Patrick Kane’s attorney Paul Cambria felt compelled today to reply to a Facebook post about the news that an off-duty Buffalo cop served as Patrick Kane’s driver the night he allegedly raped a woman at his home. The thread’s on the private Facebook page of Buffalo-based blogger Alan Bedenko; a reader forwarded us… »
According to a report from The Buffalo News, Thomas English—a police lieutenant with the city of Buffalo—drove Patrick Kane, his alleged rape victim, and two other people from SkyBar in downtown Buffalo out to Kane’s home in Hamburg early on August 2, the night of the alleged rape. The News also reports that English… »
According to a report in today’s Buffalo News—and apparently contradicting the bar owner’s previous account—the woman who accused Patrick Kane of overpowering and raping her at his Buffalo-area home did not want to leave the bar with him to go to his house, but instead went along with a friend who did.… »
Saturday was Patrick Kane’s scheduled day with the Stanley Cup. He had planned to bring it to Sky Bar, a downtown Buffalo rooftop club, to celebrate. Those plans changed when Kane became the subject of a rape investigation, accused by a woman he reportedly met at Sky Bar the week before. »
If you love baseball, subscribing to MLB.tv is a nobrainer. For $20 a month, you get on-demand access to any game over the internet. It’s amazing. Now the NHL is teaming up with the super innovative media department behind the product, which could end up producing some incredible new viewing experiences for fans.
Prospective ownership groups from Las Vegas and Quebec City were the only two to submit formal bids for NHL expansion teams by last night’s deadline. There was no anticipated bid for a second Toronto-area team, and even more surprisingly, nothing from Seattle. »
The Bruins’ 14th overall draft pick Jake DeBrusk is already getting notice for his skills in development camp. The 18-year-old winger pulled off an impressive behind-the-back flick on goalie Zane McIntyre today.
Stars captain Jamie Benn dished out a team-high 52 assists last season. He is a generous teammate and a selfish lover: »
According to radio station CFPL and confirmed by Ontario Provincial Police, Buffalo Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly was arrested last Thursday and charged with impaired driving in Lucan, Ont., as well as failing to remain at the scene of a traffic accident. In a very Canadian twist, police say O’Reilly crashed his green… »