Posts Tagged Athlete health

Late hockey player focus of mental health awareness event

SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — The Saginaw Spirit is holding a mental health awareness event in memory of a former player who committed suicide following a battle with depression.

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Canucks’ Miller makes 22 saves in 5-2 win over Sabres

Vancouver Canucks' Shawn Matthias (27) is stopped by Buffalo Sabres goalie Matt Hackett as Tyler Myers (57) and Zemgus Girgensons (28), of Latvia, watch the rebound during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Ryan Miller spent his morning catching up with his friends on the Buffalo Sabres. Hours later, the Vancouver Canucks goalie sent his former team to its 14th straight regulation loss in his first game against the Sabres.

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Varmalov makes 23 saves in Avs’ shutout of Predators

Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov, of Russia, uses his glove to cover the puck as he falls to the ice after stopping a shot against the Nashville Predators in the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — Semyon Varlamov made 23 saves for his fourth shutout of the season, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Nashville Predators 3-0 on Friday night.

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Hawks’ forward Carroll misses game against Portland

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll missed the game against Portland on Friday night because of a left Achilles strain, and his replacement lasted only two minutes.

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SUPER BOWL: Profiles of key New England players

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Projected starters and key players for the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl:

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