Woman at Center of Hockey Canada scandal breaks silence

Woman at Center of Hockey Canada scandal breaks silence

The alleged group sexual assault by some members of Canada’s world junior hockey team in 2018 has spiralled into a national scandal.Chris Young/The Canadian Press EM, the woman who filed a lawsuit against Hockey Canada over an alleged group sexual assault by some members of Canada’s world junior hockey team in 2018, says that she … Read more

Predators Sign Nino Niederreiter to Two-Year, $8 Million Contract

Predators Sign Nino Niederreiter to Two-Year,  Million Contract

Nashville, Tenn. (July 21, 2022) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the team has signed forward Nino Niederreiter to a two-year, $8 million contract. Niederreiter, 29 (9/08/92), posted 44 points (24g-20a) in 75 games for the Carolina Hurricanes in 2021-22, his 12th professional season. Niederreiter finished the year … Read more

Canadian world junior player asked woman whether she had gone to police after alleged sexual assault

Canadian world junior player asked woman whether she had gone to police after alleged sexual assault

A Canadian flag sits on a pair of seats during the IIHF World Junior Championships in Buffalo, NY, on Jan. 2, 2018.Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press A day after an encounter in a hotel room that led to a sexual-assault lawsuit, a player with Canada’s world junior hockey team exchanged text messages with the woman involved. … Read more

Bettman says for NHL ‘to hold any league events here,’ Calgary Flames need new arena – Calgary

Bettman says for NHL ‘to hold any league events here,’ Calgary Flames need new arena – Calgary

National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman suggests Tuesday that Calgary may not be able to host any big NHL events in the future without a new arena. Bettman made the comments while speaking to media on Tuesday evening while in Calgary to attend the Flames’ first playoff game of the 2022 post-season. He suggested that … Read more

Maybe the Knights’ Jake Eichel isn’t that guy

Maybe the Knights’ Jake Eichel isn’t that guy

Jack EichelPhoto: Getty Images If you’re trying to blow your own face off and fall down a sewer for comedic effect instead of securing a playoff spot, you’d have to give the Vegas Golden Knights an Emmy for their performance last night. Needing just about every point they can get to pass the Dallas Stars … Read more

Chris Pronger breaks down expenses on a $5M salary

Chris Pronger breaks down expenses on a M salary

Chris ProngerPhoto: Getty Images As one of my editors pointed out yesterday, maybe we should just be relieved that Chris Pronger can type at all given how his career was ended. That’s generally the hope for any hockey player, as forlorn as it may be. And perhaps Pronger was trying to do the right thing … Read more