National Hockey League

Brad Richards #19 of the New York Rangers scores past Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the shootout at Consol Energy Center on February 7, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

NHL GMs Meeting About Reducing Shootouts, Potentially Changing Overtime

Proposals include adding more time to the current four-on-four overtime, instituting a three-on-three element and having teams switch ends with the hope that the long line change leads to more mistakes and odd-man rushes.

03/10/2014

Vladimir Sobotka #17 of the St. Louis Blues fights against Rich Peverley #17 of the Dallas Stars.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Ex-Players Slam NHL With Lawsuit Over Concussions

10 former National Hockey League players, including All-Star forward Gary Leeman, claimed in a class-action lawsuit that the league hasn’t done enough to protect players from concussions.

11/26/2013

A general view of the arena shows the new jumbotron over center ice as the Los Angeles Kings face the Colorado Avalanche during their preseason game at the Pepsi Center on September 20, 2013.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Monzo: The NHL Season Is Starting — And I Don’t Care

The NHL used to be about one thing and one thing only: hockey. The NHL is now no longer about hockey; it’s about pretty much everything but hockey as I knew it.

10/01/2013

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New Jersey Devils, WFAN Extend Broadcast Partnership

The New Jersey Devils and WFAN Sports Radio 66 AM and 101.9 FM announced the extension of their multi-year partnership on Thursday.

08/29/2013

Joshua Harris (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Devils Could Be Sold To Joshua Harris’ Group By Thursday

According to Tom Gulitti of The Record, the team could be sold by Thursday. Sources told Gulitti that the Devils could soon be bought by a group headed by Philadelphia 76ers owner Joshua Harris.

08/14/2013

Prudential Center (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Devils Likely To Be Taken Over By NHL? Bettman Denies Report

According to Forbes, the organization has $230 million of debt. Owner Jeff Vanderbeek, Forbes reported, recently missed a payment on a bank loan that he took out.

08/08/2013

Derek Boogaard (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Sport)

Derek Boogaard’s Family Files Wrongful-Death Lawsuit Against NHL

The family of an NHL player who died of an accidental overdose of pain medication and alcohol has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the NHL, blaming it for brain damage he suffered as an enforcer and for his addiction to prescription painkillers.

05/13/2013

Super Bowl XLVI. (credit: Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Pro Sports Leagues, NCAA Take A Gamble In Suing NJ Over Betting

The federal lawsuit was filed Tuesday morning in Trenton by the NCAA, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL. But lawmakers say the suit was not a surprise.

08/07/2012

Dan Girardi of the New York Rangers skates in warmups prior to playing against the Philadelphia Flyers at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Dan Girardi, Rangers’ Overdue All-Star

Dan Girardi is finally getting national recognition for his value to the Rangers.

WFAN–01/13/2012

New Jersey Devils' Brian Rolston (12) is congratulated by teammates after scoring against the New York Islanders during the second period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday, March 6, 2011, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Schwei On Ice: Devils’ Record-Setting Pace

The Devils remain on a roll thanks to their 3-2 shootout victory over the Islanders Sunday. New Jersey came into the season having participated in 62 shootouts, just three behind the Boston Bruins for the most since the NHL began using the tie-breaker back in the 2005-06 season.

WFAN–03/08/2011

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Monzo Minor: Are The Rangers Ready To Roll?

Now on a two game winning streak, the Rangers head out west to play the Ducks and Sharks. This has been the time of the season when they have played their best hockey … down the stretch.

WFAN–03/07/2011

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Keefe To The City: Chat With Brian Monzo

Brian Monzo, producer for WFAN and hockey writer for WFAN.com, joined Neil Keefe again to talk about the outlook for the metro hockey teams down the stretch.

WFAN–03/01/2011

Zenon Konopka #28 of the New York Islanders fights Maxime Talbot #25 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third period on February 11, 2011 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. The Isles defeated the Pens 9-3. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Islanders’ Konopka Blasts Out-Of-Touch Lemieux

Zenon Konopka is ready to rumble — again. This time Pittsburgh Penguins owner Mario Lemieux is drawing the ire of the Islanders’ enforcer.

WFAN–02/15/2011

Tim Thomas #30 of the Boston Bruins and Carey Price #31 of the Montreal Canadiens fight in the second period on February 9, 2011 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Keefe To The City: How To Fix The NHL

There are three main problems with the NHL and the way they currently police problems in the league that just need some slight modifying to make the game better and safer.

WFAN–02/10/2011

Islanders GM Garth Snow

Islanders Suspend No-Show Nabokov

The Islanders have suspended goalie Evgeni Nabokov for not reporting to the team after being claimed off waivers from the Red Wings last week.

WFAN–01/26/2011

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