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Retired goalie Tim Thomas details brain damage from hockey

Dec. 12, 2019 8:03 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Doctors told Tim Thomas that two-thirds of his brain were getting less than 5% blood flow and the other third was averaging about 50%. His wife, Melissa, and oldest daughter, Kiley, started crying. Thomas didn’t react — because he couldn’t process what he was...

San Jose Sharks fire coach Peter DeBoer

Dec. 11, 2019 10:05 PM EST

The slumping San Jose Sharks fired coach Peter DeBoer on Wednesday less than seven months after playing in the Western Conference final. Doug Wilson announced the change after the Sharks returned home from a road trip on a five-game losing streak and five points out of playoff contention. San Jose also fired...

Underperforming Maple Leafs fire coach Mike Babcock

Nov. 20, 2019 6:42 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have fired head coach Mike Babcock and replaced him with Sheldon Keefe. Babcock had a record of 9-10-4 in 2019-20 for the struggling Leafs, who are 0-5-1 in their last six games, including five straight losses in regulation. Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan flew...

Bolt from the blueline: Avs rookie Makar off to flying start

Nov. 13, 2019 3:49 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Cale Makar is on the move these days — into his own place and into hallowed hockey territory. He’s just getting settled in, too. The Colorado Avalanche rookie became only the fourth defenseman in NHL history to record 18 points through his first 18 career regular-season games....

Sharks' Kane sued by Vegas casino over gambling IOUs

Nov. 7, 2019 7:34 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas Strip casino is suing San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane, alleging he failed to repay a $500,000 gambling debt racked up during a playoff series in Las Vegas last April. Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas lawyer Lawrence Semenza III declined Thursday to comment about the civil lawsuit...