Scott Niedermayer’s number 27 will be lifted to the rafters at the Prudential Center tonight alongside Ken Daneyko and Scott Stevens. Together, the three defensemen were the rock on which the Devils built their dynasty.
Wayne Gretzky’s NHL rookie card earned $94,163 at an online sports memorabilia auction Sunday. SCP Auctions says that’s the highest price ever paid for a hockey card.
Former Mets outfielder Lenny Dykstra posted $150,000 bond Wednesday in a federal case where he’s accused of embezzling money from a bankruptcy estate. A disheveled Dykstra appeared in a white prison jumpsuit after spending nearly a week in custody.
A year ago John Tavares needed to do several things to transform into the player that many felt he’d become after being picked No. 1 overall in the 2009 draft. He’s certainly doing them.
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.
Sidney Crosby looks to extend his career-high points streak to 26 games Wednesday night when the Pittsburgh Penguins visit the surging Islanders.