We’ll get this out of the way first. Alex Killorn graduated from Harvard. Even the most casual NHL fans have heard or read this fun fact at some point. Yes, he is an Ivy Leaguer. This particular line in Killorn’s resume seems to get more ink, more notice and certainly more mention when anyone talks about the Tampa Bay Lightning forward.
Greenville, SC – The Greenville Swamp Rabbits, proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, today announced rookie forward Tommy Thompson has agreed to terms with the team for the 2016-17 season.
Ben Lovejoy was aching, exhausted and physically spent as he watched the final minute of the sixth game of the Stanley Cup Finals from the Pittsburgh Penguins bench. Then he saw teammate Patric Hornqvist gather the puck and skate toward the empty net. He saw Hornqvist release the shot, and he saw it sail crisply into the San Jose net.
The Vancouver Canucks have gone to work with their restricted free agents, as they have qualified forwards Alex Grenier and Mike Zalewski as well as defenseman Andrey Pedan. The three have predominantly spent their 2015-16 seasons as the AHL Utica Comets’ top players.
Craig Conroy joined the Flames management team following his retirement as a player in 2011. In 2014, he was named Assistant General Manager of the Flames when Brad Treliving took over as the team’s General Manager. A veteran of over 1000 NHL games, Conroy served as both an alternate and captain of the Flames during his playing career and has been one of the most influential faces of the franchise for the last fifteen years.
There will be a day later this summer, after all the parties and the cross-country flights that the Stanley Cup will end up in Boffey Silversmith’s in Montreal. It will be there after all the drinks and cereal that filled the bowl are gone. There might even be a baptism in it before it’s all said and done.
(RAPID CITY, SD) - The Rapid City Rush, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Arizona Coyotes, announced today that the team completed future considerations trades from last season, and as a result, received stand-out forward Brett Perlini from the Fort Wayne Komets and shut-down defenseman Zach Tolkinen from the Missouri Mavericks.
Greenville, SC – The Greenville Swamp Rabbits, proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, today announced the team has acquired the rights to scoring threat Kellen Jones from the Missouri Mavericks to complete the trade for Darian Dziurzynski from March 3.
Special Sudbury sports memories, new and old, were celebrated at the Caruso Club Wednesday evening, as a jammed-packed room gathered for the 48th Annual House of Kin Sudbury Sports Hall of Fame Celebrity Dinner.
USA Hockey today named Greg Brown (Scituate, Mass.), Kris Mayotte (Pittsburgh, Pa.), Steve Miller (Colorado Springs, Colo.) and Grant Potulny (Minneapolis, Minn.) as assistant coaches for the 2017 U.S. National Junior Team that will compete in the International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship in Montreal and Toronto, Canada. The group will work with Bob Motzko (St. Cloud, Minn.), who was previously named head coach.
TORONTO – The National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) and NHL player Dominic Moore are proud to announce year five of Smashfest® — a fan-inspired, annual event showcasing NHL players’ ping-pong skills while raising money and awareness for research into concussions and rare cancers — will take place on Thursday, July 21 at Steam Whistle Brewery in Toronto.
Jets defenceman Grant Clitsome announced his retirement on Wednesday after missing last season with a back injury. (Brian Donogh/Postmedia Network/Files)
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During the NHL lockout in November 2012, Grant Clitsome wasn’t about to miss the world of opportunity in front of him.
HAMILTON – John LeFevre, who regularly sported his "Class of '41" cap at Colgate hockey games and long ago became a campus luminary, was celebrated in a Tuesday memorial service at the Colgate University Chapel. He died May 25 at 97 years of age.
ITHACA, N.Y. — Sean Flanagan has been named an assistant coach on the men's hockey staff, it was announced today by Mike Schafer, the Jay R. Bloom '77 Head Coach of Men's Hockey. Flanagan joins the Big Red after a couple stops following a four-year playing career at St. Lawrence.