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NHL defends disciplinary decisions in Blackhawks scandal

Nov. 01, 2021 21:09 PM EDT

Commissioner Gary Bettman on Monday defended the NHL’s decisions and discipline meted out following an investigation into the Chicago Blackhawks' handling of sexual assault allegations in 2010. Bettman called the organization’s $2 million fine significant and stood by...

Blackhawks ask Hall of Fame to cover assistant's name on Cup

Oct. 29, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Blackhawks owner Rocky Wirtz wants the Hockey Hall of Fame to cover the name of an assistant coach engraved on the Stanley Cup after the assistant was accused of sexually assaulting a player during the team's run to the 2010 championship. In a...

Ovechkin scores twice, Capitals beat Rangers 5-1 in opener

Oct. 13, 2021 23:16 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin moved a couple of steps closer to Wayne Gretzky's goals record, Hendrix Lapierre scored the first of his NHL career and the Washington Capitals made their season opener a great one for scoring instead of fighting. The fisticuffs never...

NHL reaches out to Lehner after social media accusations

Oct. 03, 2021 17:50 PM EDT

The NHL has reached out out to Robin Lehner to set up an interview after the goaltender made several accusations on social media, including that teams give players drugs without a doctor's consent, a league spokesman confirmed to The Associated Press. In a series of...

NHL camps open as teams take stock of unvaccinated players

Sep. 22, 2021 14:19 PM EDT

Tyler Bertuzzi is the only unvaccinated Detroit Red Wings player going into training camp and faces the potential of missing all of his team's games in Canada this season as a result, general manager Steve Yzerman said Wednesday. Yzerman in his camp-opening video call...

Kane says he didn't know in 2010 about assault allegations

Sep. 17, 2021 14:06 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Blackhawks star Patrick Kane said Friday he has participated in the investigation into allegations that a then-assistant coach sexually assaulted two players in 2010, adding that he did not know anything happened at the time. “Obviously very serious...

NHL expects 98% of players to be vaccinated before season

Sep. 16, 2021 14:57 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jacob Trouba was the first NHL player who allowed himself to be publicly photographed getting jabbed with a dose of coronavirus vaccine, and his wife did rotations in the emergency room in Florida with the pandemic raging. Perhaps because of that, the New...

Buffalo Bills to require proof of vaccination from fans

Sep. 14, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills joined the Las Vegas Raiders on Tuesday as the only NFL teams to require proof of vaccination against COVID-19 for all fans over the age of 12. The rules will be the same for Buffalo Sabres games at the KeyBank Center when the NHL...