While Sam may still become the first openly gay player on a regular-season NFL roster, we are long overdue for others to look in the mirror and recognize it’s their time to pick up the check.
The NHL postponed Wednesday night’s game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Senators because of shootings in Ottawa.
The nation’s four major pro sports leagues and the NCAA filed papers Monday seeking to stop New Jersey’s law to allow legal sports betting, just days before the law is due to take effect.
Martin St. Louis and Rick Nash scored 4 seconds apart late in the second period, tying a New York Rangers record, and Henrik Lundqvist made 33 saves Sunday in a 4-0 victory over the San Jose Sharks.
Nash has been an ever-present force, extinguishing any concerns that his $7.8 million annual salary through the 2017-18 season would be a burden on the Blueshirts.
The Rangers spoiled what was supposed to be a celebration with an embarrassing performance. They’ll look to get back on track by continuing their dominance over the rival Islanders at MSG.
The Devils opened the season with two road wins for the first time in team history, starting with a 6-4 victory at Philadelphia last Thursday and beating the Panthers 5-1 in Florida.
Phil Kessel, James van Riemsdyk and the rest of the Toronto Maple Leafs broke out of their scoring slumber with five goals in the second period against Henrik Lundqvist and wrecked the New York Rangers’ home opener with a 6-3 victory on Sunday night.
Damon Severson scored his first NHL goal to cap a four-goal opening period by New Jersey and the Devils chased Roberto Luongo early to beat the Florida Panthers 5-1 on Saturday night.
John Tavares and Brock Nelson each had a goal and an assist, and the New York Islanders began their final home schedule at Nassau Coliseum with a 4-3 victory over Carolina on Saturday night to sweep a season-opening two-game series from the Hurricanes.
The Islanders are a team on the move, leaving Long Island and heading to Brooklyn after this season. They hope to be a team on the rise, as well.
Alain Vigneault and the Rangers look to begin building on last season’s postseason success Thursday night when they open the 2014-15 season against the Blues.
Schneider begins his second season in New Jersey as the clear No. 1 goaltender Thursday night when the Devils attempt to send the Flyers to their third straight 0-2 start in their home opener.
Hockey is back! Now, let’s take a look at each team and their prospects for the 2014-15 season.
Fellow defensemen Dan Girardi and Marc Staal, and forwards Derek Stepan and Martin St. Louis, were chosen as alternate captains.