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Ireland didn't have a proper ice hockey rink — t

Ireland didn't have a proper ice hockey rink — then some Montrealers got involved | CBC News

After almost 10 years of not having a suitable rink, the Irish Ice Hockey Association has managed to secure funding for a lone year-round ice rink in the Republic of Ireland, and it's partially thanks to the Canadian prime minister and Montreal's Irish community.
Alex Burrows' evolution to NHLer culminates in Can

From the outhouse to the penthouse. Burrows worked his way to the top.....and stayed there.

There were a thousand things Alex Burrows had to learn to make his unimaginable journey from an ECHL tryout to the NHL. As he gets set to go into the Vancouver Canucks’ Ring of Honour, past teammates and coaches speak to his incredible journey.
Sources: NHL nearing agreement with some concussio
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@sportsa · Ice Hockey · 11:14pm - 09 Nov 2018

Is A Precedent About To Be Set By The N.H.L. Brain Trust?

The National Hockey League is nearing an agreement with some of the retired players seeking damages from the league for head trauma they endured while playing, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman is reporting.
Avalanche eliminate No. 1 West seed Flames with Ga
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@sportsa · Ice Hockey · 6:54am - 20 Apr 2019

Exit, Stage Left. Top Seeded Flames Swept Away By Relentless Avalanche

Mikko Rantanen and Colin Wilson had two goals and an assist apiece as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Calgary Flames 5-1 in Game 5 to win their first round playoff series.
Markstrom makes 29 saves for Canucks to shut out D
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@sportsa · Ice Hockey · 6:48am - 26 Feb 2019

Horvat, Markstrom Lead The Way For The Canucks

VANCOUVER -- Jacob Markstrom made 29 saves for his first shutout of the season, and Bo Horvat scored two goals for the Vancouver Canucks in a 4-0 win against the Anaheim Ducks at Rogers Arena on Monday.
NHL, NHLPA tentatively agree to CBA extension, ret

NHL, NHLPA tentatively agree to CBA extension, return-to-play plan

The NHL and the NHLPA have agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding on an extension to the collection bargaining agreement and a separate agreement on returning to play, both sides announced Monday.
Leafs squander golden opportunity in overtime loss

The Leafs' are up against it in series vs Columbus

The Toronto Maple Leafs squandered a 3-0 lead and a golden opportunity Thursday and must beat the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday to extend this Stanley Cup qualifying series to a deciding fifth game.