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Tootoo says Edmonton team name discussion should centre on feelings of Inuk people

Tootoo says Edmonton team name discussion should centre on feelings of Inuk people

Jordin Tootoo says he doesn't find the Edmonton Eskimos' team name objectionable, but that doesn't mean the CFL club should keep it.
Ruff hired as NJ Devils coach, Fitzgerald stays on as GM

Ruff hired as NJ Devils coach, Fitzgerald stays on as GM

The New Jersey Devils hired veteran coach Lindy Ruff on Thursday to take over one of the NHL's youngest teams and removed the interim tag from Tom Fitzgerald's title as general manager.
Vancouver Island junior hockey team will change name to respect First Nations

Vancouver Island junior hockey team will change name to respect First Nations

SAANICH, B.C. — A Junior B hockey team on Vancouver Island is changing its name in a show of respect to First Nations. The owners of the Saanich Junior Braves say a process has been started to develop a name that upholds the team's core values.

Wild hire former Canucks draft guru Brackett to lead amateur scouting staff

The Minnesota Wild have named Judd Brackett as director of amateur scouting. The announcement comes nine days after Brackett's 12-year run with the Vancouver Canucks's scouting staff officially came to an end.

Sabres drop lawsuit after assistant coach granted green card

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Sabres dropped their lawsuit against the federal government after immigration officials reversed course by approving the team’s strength and conditioning coach’s petition for a green card.
Healthy Ekman-Larsson ready to give Coyotes a playoff boost

Healthy Ekman-Larsson ready to give Coyotes a playoff boost

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Oliver Ekman-Larsson had knee surgery last summer, fully expecting it to help him have a healthy 2019-20 season. The Arizona Coyotes captain instead played with lingering pain, never able to fully recover.
IIHF encouraged by NHL's potential return to Olympics in '22

IIHF encouraged by NHL's potential return to Olympics in '22

International Ice Hockey Federation chief Rene’ Fasel is encouraged after learning the NHL's pending labour deal opens the possibility of the world's best players returning to the Olympics.
Blackhawks say team name honours namesake who inspired

Blackhawks say team name honours namesake who inspired

CHICAGO — The Chicago Blackhawks say they will continue to use their team name because it honours a Native American leader who has been an inspiration to generations.
NHL/NHLPA announce tentative agreements on return-to-play protocol, new CBA

NHL/NHLPA announce tentative agreements on return-to-play protocol, new CBA

The NHL and NHL Players' Association have taken a massive step towards resuming the pandemic-hit 2019-20 season later this summer in Edmonton and Toronto — along with securing labour peace for the foreseeable future.

CP NewsAlert: NHL/NHLPA reach tentative agreement for return, CBA extension

The NHL and NHL Players' Association have taken a massive step towards resuming the pandemic-hit 2019-20 season later this summer — and securing labour peace for the foreseeable future.