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Seattle hockey fans celebrate after the announcement was made Tuesday that their city was getting an NHL franchise. (Image: Seattle Times)

Seattle Gets NHL Expansion Hockey Team for 2021-2022 Season

Seattle fans got an early Christmas present from the NHL on Tuesday when the league, as expected, awarded the city an expansion hockey team. They will be the 32nd organization and were unanimously approved by the NHL’s board of governors at the league’s meeting in Sea Island, Georgia. The company […]

The Buffalo Sabres celebrate after winning their 10th consecutive game on Tuesday night. (Image: James McCoy/Buffalo News)

Buffalo Sabres Ride 10-Game Winning Streak to Best Record in NHL

The Buffalo Sabres finished the 2017-18 season with the worst record in the NHL. That only makes their current form all the more remarkable, as the team has now won 10 straight to put themselves at the top of the standings after 25 games this year. Following a 3-2 overtime […]

Winnipeg Jets' Patrik Laine (29), of Finland, is congratulated by Brendan Lemieux after scoring during the second period against the St. Louis Blues. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Patrik Laine Scores 5 Goals, First 5-Goal Game in NHL Since 2011 (Video)

Patrik Laine, right winger for the Winnipeg Jets (13-7-2), put on a scoring clinic against the St. Louis Blues (8-11-3) with a dazzling five-goal performance. Laine’s five goals were the most scored in the NHL since 2011, when Johan Franzen from the Detroit Red Wings scored five times. Remarkably, Laine […]

Ken Hitchcock, with the third-most wins in NHL coaching history, running a practice with the Dallas Stars last season. (Image: AP)

Ken Hitchcock Comes Out of Retirement to Coach the Edmonton Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers fired head coach Todd McLellan on Tuesday and replaced him with legendary coach, Ken Hitchcock, who came out of retirement to join the Oilers. After 20 games, the Oilers started the season 9-10-1 and languishing at the bottom of the Pacific Division. The team needed a wake-up […]

Bye Week Curse Hits Kansas City for Only Second Against Spread Loss

In the NFL the saying is beware of the team coming off a bye week, and the Arizona Cardinals proved that adage true yet again. The Kansas City Chiefs won, but got only their second defeat against the spread this season, falling to 8-2 when they couldnt cover 16.5 points […]

Seven Ottawa Senators players issued an apology after being caught on camera badmouthing an assistant coach during an Uber ride in Arizona. (Image: Ottawa Citizen/YouTube)

Ottawa Senators Players Caught on Tape Criticizing Coach During Uber Ride

Seven Ottawa Senators players issued an apology on Monday after the publication of a video in which they sharply criticized an assistant coach during an Uber ride ahead of a game with the Phoenix Coyotes last month. In the video, the players share the opinions of assistant coach Martin Raymond, […]

MGM Resorts International CEO James Murren (left) and NHL commissioner Gary Bettman (right) announce their new sports betting partnership at a press conference on Monday. (Image: Seth Wenig/AP)

NHL Embraces MGM Resorts as Leagues First Official Sports Betting Partner

The NHL has announced that MGM Resorts will be its first official sports betting partner, making it the second major professional sports league in the United States to strike a deal with the gaming operator. The NBA announced a similar deal with MGM in September, making the firm its official […]

Veteran quarterback Derek Anderson was named the Buffalo Bills starter after an elbow injury to Josh Allen. (Image: Buffalo News)

Can Veteran QB Derek Anderson Rescue Buffalo after Josh Allen Injury?

Less than two weeks after a family vacation, and two years removed from his last action in the NFL, veteran quarterback Derek Anderson will start for the Buffalo Bills on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. The 35-year-old signal caller will be expected to try and prevent the Bills from sliding […]

Oak View Group partner, David Bonderman, and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan meet with the media after they presented a plan to the NHL pitching the league for an expansion team. (Image: AP)

Seattle Getting Closer to Securing NHL Expansion Team

The ownership group trying to bring an NHL expansion team to Seattle got one step closer to its goal when the leagues board of governors executive committee recommended proceeding with Seattle’s application. The only step remaining is a vote by the other owners, that will take place Dec. 3-4 when […]