Detroit Red Wings embrace new head coach Derek “Newsy” Lalonde

Derek Lalonde coaches the Detroit Red Wings on the first day of training camp in Traverse City.

TRAVERSE CITY — Nicknames in hockey tend to revolve around a player’s proper name, but every now and then, a unique one comes along. Detroit Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin (called “Larks” by teammates) laughed Thursday after the first day of training camp when asked if he knew why new head coach Derek Lalonde goes … Read more

Bruins’ Jeremy Swayman and Linus Ullmark embrace goaltending’s next equipment revolution

Bruins' Jeremy Swayman and Linus Ullmark embrace goaltending's next equipment revolution

The Warrior sticks Bruins goalie Jeremy Swayman will play with in 2022-23 have shorter shafts than the ones he used last year. The sticks’ lie, or the angle between the paddle and the blade, is greater. These adjustments will allow him to drop his right elbow when he slides his blocker hand around the knob … Read more