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SN Throwback Thursday: Wayne Gretzky trade still 'unthinkable' 30 years later

SN THROWBACK THURSDAY: WAYNE GRETZKY TRADE STILL 'UNTHINKABLE' 30 YEARS LATER

On Aug. 9, 1988, the unfathomable became reality when the Oilers agreed to trade Canada's favorite hockey son to Los Angeles. SN's...

Stan Mikita, who led Blackhawks to 1961 title, dies at 78

STAN MIKITA, WHO LED BLACKHAWKS TO 1961 TITLE, DIES AT 78

Mikita became the first player to have his jersey retired by the Blackhawks in 1980. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame three...

 
 
 
Fantasy: Ranking the top NHL rookies for 2018-19

FANTASY: RANKING THE TOP NHL ROOKIES FOR 2018-19

It's never too early to look ahead if you're a fantasy hockey nut. So, in preparation for draft season, we rank the upcoming crop of...

Ice Hockey Players and Boxers Have a Higher Risk of Parkinson's Development: Study

ICE HOCKEY PLAYERS AND BOXERS HAVE A HIGHER RISK OF PARKINSON'S DEVELOPMENT: STUDY

Sports that result in repetitive head injuries may increase the risk of Parkinson's disease, finds a new study.

 
 
 
Auston Matthews, Leafs talking contract extension: report

AUSTON MATTHEWS, LEAFS TALKING CONTRACT EXTENSION: REPORT

​The Toronto Maple Leafs put up a franchise-best 49 wins last season, eventually losing in the first round of the playoffs for the...

Feeling a Draft

FEELING A DRAFT

The annual NFL and NBA drafts generate much anticipation and great fanfare. For the most part we are familiar with the players being...

 
 
 
Adam Lowry returns to Jets on 3-year, $8.75M deal

ADAM LOWRY RETURNS TO JETS ON 3-YEAR, $8.75M DEAL

The Winnipeg Jets have avoided salary arbitration with forward Adam Lowry, signing him to a three-year, US$8.75 million contract.

This Week in Team USA: July 16, 2018

THIS WEEK IN TEAM USA: JULY 16, 2018

SportsTravel is proud to partner with the U.S. Olympic Committee to provide this update on Team USA events taking place this week....

 
 
 
Canadiens sign newly-acquired Joel Armia to 1-year contract

CANADIENS SIGN NEWLY-ACQUIRED JOEL ARMIA TO 1-YEAR CONTRACT

Forward Joel Armia has signed a one-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens.

NHL star Ovechkin brings Stanley Cup to native Moscow

NHL STAR OVECHKIN BRINGS STANLEY CUP TO NATIVE MOSCOW

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin brought the Stanley Cup trophy to the soccer World Cup fan zone in Moscow on Saturday as thousands...

 
 
 
Ovechkin shows off Stanley Cup at World Cup fan zone in Moscow

OVECHKIN SHOWS OFF STANLEY CUP AT WORLD CUP FAN ZONE IN MOSCOW

Russian hockey star and 2018 NHL champion Alexander Ovechkin has taken the Stanley Cup to the Fan Fest zone in Moscow to show off the...

Canadian police: Charges filed in hockey team bus crash case

CANADIAN POLICE: CHARGES FILED IN HOCKEY TEAM BUS CRASH CASE

Police say someone has been arrested and charged in connection with a bus crash in Canada that killed 16.

 
 
 
Flames sign James Neal to 5-year contract: report

FLAMES SIGN JAMES NEAL TO 5-YEAR CONTRACT: REPORT

The Calgary Flames have reportedly signed free-agent forward James Neal to a 5-year, $28.75 million US contract.

LeBron James Signs With Los Angeles Lakers For 4 Years, $154 million

LEBRON JAMES SIGNS WITH LOS ANGELES LAKERS FOR 4 YEARS, $154 MILLION

July 1st is not only Canada Day, but its free agency day in the NBA and NHL and what a day it's been for major moves. On the hockey...

 
 
 
Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals promote Todd Reirden to succeed Barry Trotz as head coach

STANLEY CUP CHAMPION WASHINGTON CAPITALS PROMOTE TODD REIRDEN TO SUCCEED BARRY TROTZ AS HEAD COACH

The Washington Capitals have named Todd Reirden as their next head coach, promoting the team's top assistant after Barry Trotz's sudden...

Sabres acquire Sheary, Hunwick in trade with Pens

SABRES ACQUIRE SHEARY, HUNWICK IN TRADE WITH PENS

The Buffalo Sabres have acquired forward Conor Sheary and defenceman Matt Hunwick in a trade with the Pittsburgh Penguins, a person...

 
 
 
Willie O'Ree, NHL's 1st black player, gets Hall of Fame call

WILLIE O'REE, NHL'S 1ST BLACK PLAYER, GETS HALL OF FAME CALL

Willie O'Ree, the NHL's first black player, headlined Tuesday's unveiling of this year's Hockey Hall of Fame inductees. NHL commissioner...

Flames look great in Hamilton trade, Kings blundered by signing Kovalchuk: Winners and losers from NHL draft weekend

FLAMES LOOK GREAT IN HAMILTON TRADE, KINGS BLUNDERED BY SIGNING KOVALCHUK: WINNERS AND LOSERS FROM NHL DRAFT WEEKEND

DALLAS - Erik Karlsson is still a Senator and John Tavares is testing the waters. Swedes - not Canadians - made the biggest noise and...

 
 
 
Red Wings hire former coach of the year Dan Bylsma as assistant

RED WINGS HIRE FORMER COACH OF THE YEAR DAN BYLSMA AS ASSISTANT

The Detroit Red Wings hired Dan Bylsma as an assistant coach on Friday.

Islanders hire Barry Trotz as new head coach

ISLANDERS HIRE BARRY TROTZ AS NEW HEAD COACH

The New York Islanders announced the hiring of Barry Trotz as their new head coach on Thursday. The 55-year-old resigned from the Washington...