Hockey

Chicago Blackhawks senior vice president and general manager Stan Bowman

Blackhawks GM Resigns, Team Fined After Sexual Assault Probe

The Blackhawks hired Jenner & Block to conduct what they called an independent review in response to two lawsuits filed against the franchise.

 | AP

NHL player Evander Kane of the San Jose Sharks on the ice

NHL Suspends Sharks' Evander Kane After Investigation Into Vaccination

There was a league investigation into whether Kane submitted a fake vaccination card.

 | Scripps News Staff

Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks.

NHL Goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks, 24, Dies In Fireworks Accident

Officials say the Columbus Blue Jacket's goalie suffered chest trauma after being struck by an errant mortar-style firework.

 | Scripps News Staff

Woman playing hockey.

KGTV: Coach Carves A Path For Black Women In Hockey

Blake Bolden is leaving her mark on the hockey world as the first Black female scout for the Los Angeles Kings.

 | KGTV

NHL logo on ice

NHL, Retired Players Reach Tentative Settlement In Concussion Lawsuit

The two sides have tentatively agreed on an $18.9 million settlement over players' claims they weren't warned about or protected from head injuries.

 | Cristina Mutchler

Blackhawks and Jets players wear "Broncos" on their jerseys to honor victims of bus crash

North America Mourns After Hockey Team's Bus Crashes In Canada

The hockey world is mourning after a bus crash carrying a junior hockey team in Canada killed 15 and injured more than a dozen others.

 | Katie Cammarata

Pyeongchang

It Looks Like Many NHL Players Won't Compete In The Winter Olympics

The NHL said it won't pause its season for those who want to play in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

 | Grant Suneson

U.S. Women's national hockey team

USA Hockey Reaches Agreement With Women's Team

The U.S. national women's hockey team will take the ice again after reaching an agreement with USA Hockey for better conditions.

 | Katherine Biek and Matt Picht

Robert Kron playing for the Hartford Whalers in 1996

This Is Connecticut's Big Chance To Be More Than A Basketball State

The New York Islanders are looking for a new home, and the governor of Connecticut is putting his state's capital city on the table.

 | Carter Woodiel

Buffalo Beauts forward Harrison Browne

First Openly Transgender Pro Athlete Paved Way For Official Policy

The National Women's Hockey League is the only professional sports league in North America with a player who is openly transgender.

 | Ryan Biek

Swedish goalie Henrik Lundqvist makes a save during the 2014 Olympics.

Here's Why The NHL Might Sit Out The Next Winter Olympics

Existing problems and a new funding issue are why the league is hesitant to let its players go to the 2018 games in Pyeongchang‎, South Korea.

 | Carter Woodiel

Official pucks sit on the boards prior to warmups for the World Cup of Hockey on September 18, 2016 in Toronto.

The NHL Is Getting High-Tech With Its Pucks

Pucks at this year's World Cup of Hockey contain chips to track a variety of stats.

 | Ryan Biek

Patric Hornqvist #72 of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his empty net goal in the last period against the San Jose Sharks.

Penguins Win The Stanley Cup With Dominating Defense

The Pittsburgh Penguins ended their seven-year drought with a win over the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals.

 | Ryan Biek

Gordie Howe dead at 88

'Mr. Hockey' Gordie Howe Dead At 88

The Detroit Red Wings star is the only person to play in the NHL in five separate decades.

 | Nathan Byrne

Andrew Shaw #65 of the Chicago Blackhawks watches as the puck sails over Brian Elliott #1 of the St. Louis Blues.

Chicago Blackhawks' Andrew Shaw Appears To Shout Gay Slur At Official

Shaw was given a penalty late in the game. He made an obscene gesture to refs while skating to the penalty box, where he appeared to use the gay slur.

 | Matt Moreno

John Scott #28 of the Arizona Coyotes reacts during the Western Conference Semifinal Game between the Central Division and the Pacific Division as part of the 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Game at Bridgestone Arena on January 31, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee.

NHL All-Star Game MVP John Scott Is The Hero We All Need

John Scott went from banished enforcer to NHL All-Star MVP and fan favorite overnight.

 | Matt Moreno

Shoulder Injury Sidelines Star NHL Rookie 'Long Term'

Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid left Tuesday's game after colliding with the boards in the second period.

 | Matt Moreno

Patrick Kane Accuser No Longer Cooperating In Rape Case

The Buffalo News reports that Kane's accuser said she might drop the allegations against the Chicago Blackhawks star. She cited stress as a reason.

 | Matt Moreno

Columbus Blue Jackets Fire Head Coach, Need Help On Defense

The Blue Jackets fired Todd Richards after a 0-7 start, but the NHL team's issues don't stop with the head coach.

 | Matt Moreno

Evidence Bag 'Hoax' Throws Patrick Kane Case In Limbo

The district attorney involved with the sexual assault case against Patrick Kane says an evidence bag "hoax" could keep the case from going to court.

 | Christian Bryant

Kane Accuser's Attorney Quits Case In Another Bizarre Twist

The attorney for a woman who accused NHL star Patrick Kane of sexual assault withdrew from the case Thursday for "ethical reasons."

 | Christian Bryant

Rape Kit Evidence Bag Could Taint Patrick Kane Case

An attorney is calling for an independent investigation in Patrick Kane's case after an evidence bag showed up on the victim's mother's doorstep.

 | Christian Bryant

NHL Jerseys Might Be Sporting Ads After Adidas Deal

New jersey designs for your favorite NHL teams could be on the way, but those jerseys might also feature advertisements.

 | Matt Moreno

Why Hasn't Blackhawks Forward Patrick Kane Been Suspended?

According to multiple reports, Patrick Kane is the subject of a rape investigation. He hasn't been charged, but the NHL can still suspend him.

 | Matt Moreno

Blackhawks' Patrick Kane Reportedly Facing Rape Charges

The Buffalo News reported Thursday that Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane was the focus of an alleged rape investigation.

 | Matt Moreno

Las Vegas And Quebec City Bid For NHL Team; Seattle Is Out

NHL expansion could bring teams to Las Vegas and Quebec City. Seattle is the surprising odd man out.

 | Matt Moreno

Hockey's 'Most Gentlemanly' Player Arrested

NHL player Ryan O'Reilly was arrested for allegedly driving while impaired and crashing his vehicle into a restaurant.

 | Ryan Biek

Arizona Coyotes To Las Vegas? NHL Denies Relocation Report

The NHL denied a report from the New York Post about the Arizona Coyotes moving to Las Vegas. It could be all smoke and mirrors for now though.

 | Matt Moreno

NHL Might Want To Be Wary Of Las Vegas Expansion Team

Many other professional sports leagues have been cautious about expanding to Las Vegas, but the NHL might move forward with it.

 | Matt Moreno

Blackhawks Defeat Lightning To Score Another Stanley Cup Win

The Chicago Blackhawks beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-0 in Game 6 on Monday night and claimed their third Stanley Cup in six seasons.

 | Briana Koeneman