National Hockey League

NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Predators’ Watson: Alcohol issues led to his arrest

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Jan 11, 2019—Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson says the arrest last year that led to his 18-game suspension came when he started drinking again after 23 months of sobriety. Watson, who turns 27 on Sunday, said Friday in an Instagram post that he’s been dealing with anxiety, depression and alcoholism since the age of … Continue reading NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Predators’ Watson: Alcohol issues led to his arrest

WASHINGTON | Watchdog clears Interior chief Zinke in speech to NHL team

WASHINGTON (AP) — An independent watchdog has cleared Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke of wrongdoing when he gave a speech to a National Hockey League team owned by a campaign contributor. The Office of Special Counsel said Zinke’s June 2017 speech to the Vegas Golden Knights did not violate the Hatch Act, a federal law that … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Watchdog clears Interior chief Zinke in speech to NHL team

NHL takes esports on ice with gaming tournament

/March 9, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The National Hockey League is making its first foray into the world of esports. The league is launching the 2018 NHL Gaming World Championship on Friday, a tournament that will crown a champion in June in Las Vegas. League officials and esports experts say it’s a way to attract millennials to … Continue reading NHL takes esports on ice with gaming tournament

AP Source: Seattle group formally files for NHL expansion

SEATTLE/February 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The group looking to bring professional hockey to Seattle has taken the next step in the pursuit of an NHL franchise. The Oak View Group and its prospective NHL ownership group, led by billionaire David Bonderman and filmmaker Jerry Bruckheimer, submitted its expansion application with the National Hockey League on … Continue reading AP Source: Seattle group formally files for NHL expansion

Deep playoff runs not hurting Penguins, Sharks and Blues

(STL.News) — In the opening days of training camp, Eric Fehr could sense that the Pittsburgh Penguins hadn’t had much rest since winning the Stanley Cup in mid-June. That fatigue affected the runner-up San Jose Sharks more than it did the Penguins early on. But both teams are again among the best in the NHL … Continue reading Deep playoff runs not hurting Penguins, Sharks and Blues