Rangers prospect K'Andre Miller addressed the racist treatment he received in April while being introduced to the team's fans earlier this year, saying it was another example of his challenge to be accepted as a black hockey player.
A number of NHL players have voiced a call to stand together for change amid fiery clashes between police and protesters over last week's death of a black man shown on video gasping for breath as a white policeman knelt on his neck in Minneapolis.
Civil unrest flared and curfews have been imposed in several major US cities as demonstrators took to the streets to vent outrage at the death of George Floyd, whose dying words "I can't breathe" have turned into a rallying cry.
Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel said he's "fed up" with the franchise's futility after the team's ninth straight season without a playoff berth, which covers the entirety of the 23-year-old star's career.
Gary Bettman jumped on the most anticipated hockey-related virtual call since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the NHL to shut down operations, and on it detailed plans for the league’s resumption of play as well as the upcoming NHL Draft.
Canada's NHL teams have offered season-ticket holders rebate or refund options in acknowledgment that no more 2019-20 regular-season games will be played in front of fans in their respective buildings.
Veteran New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider said Monday that a growing number of players are concerned the NHL will announce a strict deadline for returning to play as the coronavirus pandemic lingers with summer coming up fast.
The NHL has narrowed its list of potential venues to eight or nine sites that can accommodate "a dozen or so teams in one location" if the league resumes play this summer, commissioner Gary Bettman said on Monday.
Canadiens center Max Domi isn't sure when hockey will resume but said Thursday that he's not worried about that, nor his contract status as a restricted free agent after this season, amid the coronavirus pandemic that has shut down the NHL.
The Professional Women's Hockey Players Association enters its second season with plans to regionalize its structure by basing players in five hub cities, while also continuing its Dream Gap Tour series of barnstorming stops across North America.
As Boston goaltender Tuukka Rask prepares for the NHL's potential return to hockey, he spoke optimistically about the Bruins' game plan in net after his backup, Jaroslav Halak, received a one-year extension this month.
Some of the brightest young stars in sports -- including Zion Williamson, Mookie Betts, and Jack and Quinn Hughes -- have something in common besides exceptional athleticism and uncommon drive: Their first (and toughest) coach was Mom.