Latest Bill Peters News

Lucic scores 1st goal with Flames in 4-3 win over Sabres

Dec. 6, 2019 2:04 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — It took 28 games, but Milan Lucic finally has his first goal with the Calgary Flames. Lucic scored early in the third period to open three-goal lead, and the Flames held on to beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 Thursday night. “A little bit of relief. It's always nice to get the...

Devils fire coach Hynes after dismal start to season

Dec. 3, 2019 6:40 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — John Hynes paid the price for the New Jersey Devils failing to deliver on the high expectations created by having three No. 1 overall draft picks in the lineup. Hynes was fired as coach Tuesday after a 9-13-4 start that left the team in last place in the Metropolitan Division and with...

Blackhawks reviewing assistant Marc Crawford’s conduct

Dec. 3, 2019 12:03 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Blackhawks assistant Marc Crawford will be away from the team while it reviews his conduct with another organization. The Blackhawks didn’t provide any details Monday about what they are examining, but former NHL forward Sean Avery recently told the New York Post that Crawford kicked...

Lindholm scores twice, Flames beat Senators 3-1

Nov. 30, 2019 11:28 PM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Make it two wins in as many games for Calgary Flames interim head coach Geoff Ward. Elias Lindholm scored the deciding goal late in the third period and added an empty-netter, leading the Flames to a 3-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night. Ward was also a winner on...

Flames coach Bill Peters quits; accused of slurs, abuse

Nov. 29, 2019 8:47 PM EST

Bill Peters resigned as coach of the Calgary Flames after it was disclosed he directed racist slurs at a Nigerian-born player in the minors a decade ago and kicked and punched players behind the bench during his recent time with Carolina. General manager Brad Treliving said he received a resignation letter from...

Bill Peters resigns as Flames coach after allegations of racial slurs, physical abuse toward players in previous jobs

Nov. 29, 2019 12:37 PM EST
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Bill Peters resigns as Flames coach after allegations of racial slurs, physical abuse toward players in previous jobs.

Aliu calls Flames coach's apology 'misleading, insincere’

Nov. 28, 2019 5:42 PM EST

Akim Aliu is not happy with the apology Calgary Flames coach Bill Peters issued for a racial slur he allegedly used when both were in the minors 10 years ago. The former NHL player released his own statement Thursday on Twitter, saying he found Peters' statement a day earlier acknowledging that he used offensive...

Lindholm scores in OT, Flames beat Sabres 3-2

Nov. 27, 2019 11:14 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Flames captain Mark Giordano was thoroughly impressed with how Calgary rallied rather than unraveled. Following two-plus days of facing questions regarding the uncertain status of coach Bill Peters, the Flames showed no signs of being distracted with Elias Lindholm scoring on a...

Flames coach apologizes for language used with black player

Nov. 27, 2019 11:08 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Calgary Flames coach Bill Peters acknowledged in a letter of apology on Wednesday that he used offensive language in dealing with a Nigerian-born player 10 years ago in the minors. General manager Brad Treliving confirmed receipt of the letter, which was first posted on Twitter by TSN,...

Crawford, Blackhawks blank Stars, end Dallas' win streak.

Nov. 27, 2019 12:45 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Corey Crawford and the Chicago Blackhawks buckled down and found a way to stop the NHL’s hottest team. Crawford made 32 saves for Chicago’s first shutout this season and the Blackhawks beat Dallas 3-0 on Tuesday night, ending the Stars seven-game winning streak. Brandon Saad,...