NHL

Vancouver Canucks set to meet Los Angeles Kings in NHL's first foray into China

Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press</span> Published Monday, September 18, 2017 5:49PM EDT About to turn 37 years old, Henrik Sedin didn’t sound overly thrilled about the prospect of having to fly across the Pacific Ocean to play a couple of exhibition games ahead of the gruelling NHL season. The captain of the Vancouver Canucks at the same time also understands ...

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Canucks see greater good in whirlwind trip for NHL's debut in China

About to turn 37 years old, Henrik Sedin didn’t sound overly thrilled about the prospect of having to fly across the Pacific Ocean to play a couple of exhibition games ahead of the gruelling NHL season. The captain of the Vancouver Canucks at the same time also understands what getting a foothold in China, a country of nearly 1.4 billion ...

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5 players who have plenty riding on their preseason performances

The NHL preseason is upon us, and while the exhibition slate is mostly a wash for the established stars with secured roster spots, plenty of players around the league have something to prove in hopes of cracking their respective lineups. Here are five players that have a little bit extra riding on their performances leading up to the regular season. ...

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How Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen learned to manage weight

Frederik Andersen couldn’t figure out why at the time, but there were points during his first season with the Toronto Maple Leafs when he noticed some unexplained weight gain. It wasn’t until the Danish goaltender met with trainer Scot Prohaska in the off-season that the real issue — a lack of nutritional know-how — came to light. Now a leaner ...

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Winnipeg fan sends jersey on 31-city tour to honour buddy

A Winnipeg hockey fan is planning a season-long memorial for a friend who died before he could see an NHL game. He’s doing it with the help of a “family” of hockey fans from across North America. Graeme Fortlage and Carter Jansen weren’t even living in the same province when their close friendship began in 2008, when they were both ...

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