Zdeno Chara retires as a Bruin, leaving memories of a presence, a culture and a golden era: ‘It’s time to be home’

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On Tuesday afternoon at TD Garden, with a hand from team president Cam Neely, Zdeno Chara took off his suit jacket and pulled on something familiar. It was his No. 33 Bruins jersey, with the symbol of his former title on the front and his name on the back. The uniform looked loose. “That’s what … Read more

Copp Joins Red Wings’ Injury List; Pearson Will Miss Training Camp

Andrew Copp, Red Wings

Detroit Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman said Wednesday that Top 6 forward Andrew Copp had offseason abdominal surgery and won’t return to action until the first week of the season. He adds to a Detroit injury list that already includes defensemen Jake Wallman (shoulder surgery) and Mark Pysyk (Achilles surgery), plus right wing Robby … Read more

9 young players to watch at training camp

9 young players to watch at training camp

The biggest questions will take care of themselves when the Chicago Blackhawks open training camp Wednesday. General manager Kyle Davidson and coach Luke Richardson will start the day by fielding questions about the big picture and the small details — and the elephant in the room: What’s going to happen with Patrick Kane and Jonathan … Read more

Sabers announce 2022 training camp roster

Sabers announce 2022 training camp roster

The Buffalo Sabers have announced their 2022 training camp roster comprising of 59 players (34 forwards, 19 defensemen, and six goaltenders). The Sabers reported to KeyBank Center for physicals on Wednesday. The first two sessions of training camp will be held on Thursday with the first practice beginning at 10 am Find the complete training … Read more

Ducks Training Camp Opens Thursday at Great Park Ice

Ducks Training Camp Opens Thursday at Great Park Ice

The Ducks 2022 Training Camp hydrated by BioSteel is set to begin tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 22 at 9:45 am at Great Park Ice and FivePoint Arena. Camp is open to the public and free of charge. The Ducks 2022 camp roster features 29 Anaheim draft selections, including seven Anaheim first-round selections from the past four … Read more

Capitals organist Bruce Anderson let go after 22 seasons

Capitals organist Bruce Anderson let go after 22 seasons

Bruce Anderson had seen his playing time diminish in recent years, but the longtime Washington Capitals organist was looking forward to his 23rd consecutive season entertaining fans when he received a call Tuesday informing him that his services would no longer be needed. “I’m not bitter,” Anderson, 67, said in a phone interview. “I’m just … Read more

New York Islanders report for training camp today

New York Islanders report for training camp today

You might call today the official start of the New York Islanders 2022-23 campaign. You could say season, but that doesn’t feel right until the puck drops in game number one. But whatever you call it, the Islanders will take the ice as a team for the first time since last April (although they may … Read more

Quick Hits: The Kids and Olds Edition

Quick Hits: The Kids and Olds Edition

Red Wings prospects give back to Traverse Heights Elementary School – NHL “It’s a way for us to give back, play a little hockey with the kids and teach them a few things that we were taught when we were kids,” Barton said. “It’s a cool opportunity for us.” The Red Wings concluded the clinic … Read more

Detroit Red Wings will be ‘a better hockey team’

Detroit Red Wings center Dylan Larkin (71) high-fives teammates after being introduced before the season opener against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Little Caesars Arena Thursday, Oct.  14, 2021.

TRAVERSE CITY— The Detroit Red Wings are gathered for training camp for the fourth time under Steve Yzerman’s reign, with as much promise as they’ve had in ages. A new hope permeates every aspect, from players brought in to strengthen every position a new coach determined to implement better team defense. Yzerman isn’t one to … Read more

The Sabers signed Adams to a multi-year contract extension

The Sabers signed Adams to a multi-year contract extension

Buffalo Sabers general manager Kevyn Adams has signed a multi-year contract extension, the team announced Wednesday. “Kevyn’s leadership and vision over the past two seasons has proven to be invaluable, and I am confident in his ability to continue to move us forward as an organization,” Sabers owner Terry Pegula said. “He is respected by … Read more