Another group of former NHL players has joined the fight for compensation for head injuries they say they incurred while playing, while at the same time targeting the violence of the game they believe brought about those injuries.
The Atlanta Thrashers' sale and move to Winnipeg is not yet official, but Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed talked on Tuesday as if losing the team is inevitable.
Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley makes wager with San Jose mayor over Chicago Blackhawks and San Jose Sharks.
The Rangers and the early arriving Madison Square Garden crowd got a lift Sunday night when forward Sean Avery hopped onto the ice for the first time in a month.
The St. Louis Blues remained scalding hot, getting goals from seven different players and a solid effort from goaltender Fred Brathwaite in a 7-0 rout of the Nashville Predators.
The St. Louis Blues on Thursday exercised the contract options on goaltender Brent Johnson, right wing Reed Low and centers Mike Eastwood and Eric Boguniecki for the 2002-03 season.