Ex-NHL player Akim Aliu said coach Bill Peters' apology for alleged racist remarks to Aliu a decade ago was "misleading, insincere and concerning."
by: Kevin Allen, USA TODAY — USA Today 27 Nov
The Tampa Bay Lightning had a poor start after finishing with 62 wins last season then being swept in the first round. They have won three in a row.
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... Atlantic Division. They have three games in hand on the Canadiens. The Lightning are still getting it done on offense. Last season, they led the NHL at 3.89 ...
Ex-teammates corroborate former NHL player Akim Aliu's claim that Flames coach Bill Peters used racial slur
by: Kevin Allen, USA TODAY — USA Today 26 Nov
After former NHL player Akim Aliu claimed that Flames coach Bill Peters used racial slur toward him years ago, two ex-teammates corroborate his story.
by: Jimmy Hascup, USA TODAY — USA Today 26 Nov
Nigerian-born former player Akim Aliu said on Twitter Monday that Flames coach Bill Peters used racial slurs toward him earlier in his career.
St. Louis Blues' Robert Bortuzzo suspended four games for cross-checking Nashville Predators' Viktor Arvidsson
by: Paul Skrbina, Nashville Tennessean — USA Today 25 Nov
St. Louis Blues defenseman Robert Bortuzzo cross-checked Nashville Predators forward Viktor Arvidsson, then did it again. He'll lose $67,000 in pay.
... ie Jordan Binnington after he got up, disappeared down the tunnel behind the Predators bench and missed the rest of the game. Nashville announced Sunday that he wi ...
by: Kevin Allen, USA TODAY — USA Today 24 Nov
Panthers defenseman Keith Yandle took a puck to face and lost teeth, but he still finished the game. He's likely to keep Iron Man streak alive, too.
... hit by the puck in the first period of Saturday's game against the Carolina Panthers. He missed the second period, returned in the third, endured significant den ...
St. Louis Blues' Robert Bortuzzo to have hearing for cross-checking Nashville Predators' Viktor Arvidsson
by: Paul Skrbina, Nashville Tennessean — USA Today 24 Nov
St. Louis Blues defenseman Robert Bortuzzo cross-checked Nashville Predators forward Viktor Arvidsson, then did it again. Bortuzzo faces a suspension.
... ack again for good measure. Arvidsson disappeared down the tunnel behind the Predators bench and missed the rest game with a lower-body injury. "It's dirty," Preda ...
by: Mike Brehm, USA TODAY — USA Today 22 Nov
Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask uses his blocker as a glove to rob Evan Rodrigues in a save that rivals beauty by Marc-Andre Fleury two days earlier.
Tampa Bay Lightning star Nikita Kucherov remains out after crushing hit from St. Louis Blues' Brayden Schenn
by: Mike Brehm, USA TODAY — USA Today 21 Nov
Tampa Bay Lightning's Nikita Kucherov, last year's NHL MVP, is bowled over by St. Louis Blues forward Brayden Schenn and won't play Thursday.
by: Kevin Allen, USA TODAY — USA Today 21 Nov
Mike Babcock is out of work because he couldn’t get the Maple Leafs to play the defensive hockey that is necessary to be one of the NHL's elite teams.
by: Steve Gardner, USA TODAY — USA Today 20 Nov
After disappointing 9-10 start, Toronto Maple Leafs make a change on the bench, ousting Mike Babcock and replacing him with Sheldon Keefe.
by: Scott Gleeson, USA TODAY — USA Today 20 Nov
The NHL suspended Capitals forward Garnet Hathaway for three games for spitting at Anaheim Ducks defenseman Erik Gudbranson in a melee Tuesday night.