A former minor league hockey player has been arrested on charges he sold illegally obtained prescription painkillers to former hockey player Derek Boogaard of the New York Rangers and the Minnesota Wild who died of an accidental overdose.
College sports’ governing body also agreed to implement a single return-to-play policy spelling out how all teams must treat players who received head blows.
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Well, the stage for the Lord Stanley Cup Playoffs is set. The first puck will drop at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday where the Kings will take on the New York Rangers. As you might imagine there are dozens of ecstatic fans of both teams here at CBS Local Sports National headquarters. We do, however, have one resident hardcore Chicago Blackhawks fan; Field Operations Manager Stan Pillman who has a few things to say about last night’s loss. Here are the top five things Blackhawks fans are saying about last night’s thrilling Game 7 loss, according to Stan.
Jonathan Toews scored in the first period, captain Sidney Crosby scored his first goal of the tournament and Canada defended its Olympic men’s hockey title Sunday with a 3-0 victory over Sweden.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is ready for the icy cold one President Barack Obama promised him. With their countries facing off in a pair of Olympic hockey games this week, more than just the puck is on the line.
With 24 American and Canadian players returning from the Vancouver Olympics’ decisive game, which famously ended with Sidney Crosby’s overtime goal, there’s no shortage of motivation.
Jesse Vetter needed just eight saves to help the Americans clinch no worse than a silver medal. The U.S. has medaled in every Winter Games since women’s hockey was added in 1998.
Phil Kessel scored two of his three goals in the opening 4:33 and became the first U.S. player with an Olympic hat trick in more than a decade.
I have no problem with the NHL shutting its doors every four years. No, I’m not talking about another labor dispute. It’s time for the Olympics!
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Chris Kreider scored three goals, Rick Nash added a goal and two assists as the Rangers spoiled the return of former coach John Tortorella.
The Rangers didn’t need a win in in this game, but they had to match the Bruins hit for hit and show they could skate and play with Boston.
Henrik Lundqvist made 25 saves for the Rangers, who played their first game in Boston since the Bruins eliminated them in the playoffs.