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Islanders aim to forget blowout, set for Lightning in Game 6

Islanders aim to forget blowout, set for Lightning in Game 6

The New York Islanders don’t plan to spend too much time thinking about their blowout loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning that’s put them on the verge of being ousted from the Stanley Cup semifinals.
Sabres `French Connection' winger Rene Robert dies at 72

Sabres `French Connection' winger Rene Robert dies at 72

Rene Robert, a member of the Buffalo Sabres’ famed “French Connection Line,” died Tuesday at a Florida hospital less than a week after suffering a heart attack. He was 72. The Sabres confirmed Robert’s death in a statement released by the team.
Former Vancouver superstars Daniel and Henrik Sedin join club's front office

Former Vancouver superstars Daniel and Henrik Sedin join club's front office

VANCOUVER — Former Vancouver Canuck superstars Henrik and Daniel Sedin are joining the club's front office.

Former NHL player Tom Kurvers dies at 58 from lung cancer

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former NHL player and Minnesota Wild assistant general manager Tom Kurvers died Monday after a battle with lung cancer, the team and University of Minnesota-Duluth said. He was 58.
Gerard Gallant confronts win-now challenge as Rangers coach

Gerard Gallant confronts win-now challenge as Rangers coach

Gerard Gallant is taking over a young team with potential as coach of the New York Rangers, just like his three previous stops. Unlike Columbus, Florida and expansion Vegas, Gallant will be expected to win quickly, if not right away.

Tampa Bay tries to close out series against New York in game 6

Tampa Bay Lightning (36-17-3, third in the Central Division during the regular season) vs. New York Islanders (32-17-7, fourth in the East Division during the regular season) Uniondale, New York; Wednesday, 8 p.m.
Stamkos, Vasilevskiy pace Lightning's 8-0 rout of Islanders

Stamkos, Vasilevskiy pace Lightning's 8-0 rout of Islanders

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — There was no panic in the Tampa Bay Lightning — just another determined performance against the New York Islanders.

Late daughter Daron inspires Canadiens coach Luke Richardson

When Chris Therien lost his sister in 2006, Luke Richardson was one of the first people there for support. Therien repaid that in 2010 when Richardson's daughter Daron died by suicide at the age of 14. “That broke my heart,” Therien said.
JT Brown retires from NHL, joins Seattle Kraken broadcast

JT Brown retires from NHL, joins Seattle Kraken broadcast

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Kraken have hired former NHL forward JT Brown as the television analyst for their inaugural season, the team announced Monday. Brown has not played in the NHL since the 2018-19 season with Minnesota.

Former NHL defenceman Tom Kurvers dead at 58, won Stanley Cup with Habs in '86

Former NHL defenceman Tom Kurvers, who won a Stanley Cup with the Montreal Canadiens and also played for Toronto and Vancouver, has died. He was 58.