Hockey Hall of Famer Clark Gillies Passes Away at 67
The New York Islanders legend, who helped the team win four consecutive Stanley Cups, passed away on Friday, the team has said.
Legendary Rhode Island Hockey Coach Bill Belisle Passes Away
Bill Belisle, a 32-time state champion with the Mount Saint Charles Academy hockey team, died on Wednesday at the age of 92.
Remembering Marian Coveny, Canada's Original Captain
Before Wickenheiser and before Poulin, there was Coveny. History has all but forgotten her, but those who remember the early years of women’s hockey in Canada know full well her rightful place in the pantheon of trailblazers. Coveny passed away Thursday at 67.
High School Hockey Player Tragically Passes Away Due to Injury Sustained During Game
A high school hockey player tragically passed away from an injury sustained during a game in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Bob Plager Remembered as an On-Ice Terror, Off-Ice Teddy Bear
The lifelong St. Louis Blue, who was killed in a car accident Wednesday afternoon, punished opponents and lavished everyone else with his unlimited well of affection and love for life.
Miracle On Ice Teammates Shocked, Devastated by Death of Mark Pavelich
A week after Pavelich was found dead at a treatment facility in Minnesota, the players who won the Olympic gold medal with him in 1980 are still searching for answers.
George Armstrong: The Greatest Captain in Toronto Maple Leafs History
There have been better players who have played for one of the NHL's most tradition-steeped franchises, but none was Armstrong's equal when it came to being a leader of men.
Hockey Lifer John Muckler Touched Every Corner of the Game
The five-time Stanley Cup winner, who died Monday night at the age of 86, left an indelible print on three NHL franchises and was an old-school hockey guy with a progressive mind.
Pierre Lacroix Was a Titan Among GMs and Should be in the Hall of Fame
The former beer salesman-turned agent-turned GM was the architect of a team that was the gold standard in the NHL for a decade and won two Cups and nine straight division titles.
How Alex Trebek Almost Became Host of Hockey Night in Canada
The host of North America's most popular game show was a tuft of facial hair away from becoming the host of Canada's most popular (hockey) game show.
'Walking in a room, he took control of it': Eddie 'The Entertainer' Shack, 1937-2020
He thrilled the fans with his big personality, he achieved fame away from the game, and he was one of the more underrated power forwards of his day. The Hockey News remembers Eddie Shack with the help of his old teammates.
Hall of Famer and Norris Trophy-winning defenseman Harry Howell passes away at 86
A dedicated defenseman who was one of the true nice guys of the game, Harry Howell battled on bluelines for bad teams for much of his career before finally finding his place on the Stanley Cup as a scout with the dynasty-era Edmonton Oilers.
Ted Lindsay left an indelible mark on the game and changed the NHL forever
Ted Lindsay's on-ice toughness was matched by his willingness to stand up for his fellow players, and there's a reason why the NHLPA's most valuable player award bears his name. Lindsay passed away at 93 on Sunday.
The Bridge President: Remembering former NHL president John A. Ziegler, Jr.
John A. Ziegler was a soft-spoken diplomat and a firm believer in not trying to fix something that wasn’t broken.
A legend lost: Blackhawks icon Stan Mikita dies at 78
All-time great Mikita passed away Tuesday and leaves behind a legacy of great play, sportsmanship and the willingness to evolve as a player and person.
R.I.P. Johnny Bower, one of hockey's most universally loved people of all-time
Long after his Hall of Fame career ended, Bower kept giving back to the game as an ambassador and master storyteller. The hockey world will miss him dearly.
Milt Schmidt was a gentleman off the ice, relentless on it
When Milt Schmidt died at the age of 98 Wednesday, the NHL lost its oldest surviving member and a true gentleman.
Former Rangers defenseman Lou Fontinato, a symbol of old-time, two-fisted hockey, dies at 84
Lou Fontinato's lust for hefty bodychecks, his unadulterated passionate play and, most of all, old-time, two-fisted fighting inspired fans to scream in delight at the old Madison Square Garden.