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This undated photo provided Courtesy of Universal Pictures shows actors Jerry Houser, left, and Paul Newman, center, in a scene from the movie

'Slap Shot' still iconic in hockey despite sport's changes

May. 8, 2020 2:47 PM EDT

A few nights after one of their players was injured by a dirty hit, the Johnstown Jets plotted to exact some revenge on Buffalo's Greg Neeld. An all-out brawl broke out during warmups and the North American Hockey League game was postponed, much to the dismay of ownership and presumably the fans at a sold-out...

In this photo made from video, Minnesota Wild NHL hockey player Kevin Fiala speaks with reporters from his home in Sweden, Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Fiala's emergence as a go-to scorer before the NHL went on hiatus was the best part of the Minnesota Wild's season so far. Fiala had already set a career high with 31 assists and matched his career best with 23 goals before the schedule was halted by the virus outbreak. (Dave Campbell/Zoom via AP)

Wild will seek spark anew from surging Fiala when NHL's back

Apr. 30, 2020 2:17 AM EDT

Frozen by the virus shutdown but not forgotten was Kevin Fiala's emergence, a surge that gave the Minnesota Wild a glimpse of the go-to scorer they have lacked for much of their history. Emelia Parise will remember it as well as anyone. Zach Parise's daughter became quite the fan as her father's teammate racked...

FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2020, file photo, New Jersey Devils interim general manager Tom Fitzgerald answers reporters' questions after the team announced that captain Andy Greene was traded to the New York Islanders before an NHL hockey game in Newark, N.J. The suspension of play in the NHL because of the coronavirus pandemic has put Fitzgerald of the Devils is limbo. The 51-year-old is waiting to see if the league will finish its season and also see if he still has a job. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

NHL stoppage has Devils' Fitzgerald waiting on two fronts.

Apr. 17, 2020 2:12 AM EDT

The suspension of play in the NHL because of the coronavirus pandemic has put Tom Fitzgerald of the New Jersey Devils in a strange situation. The 51-year-old is waiting to see if the league will finish its season and whether he gets to keep his job. Fitzgerald is the only interim general manager in the league. He...