Posts Tagged Hockey

Girardi practices, expected to play for Rangers on Saturday

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi practiced Friday and is expected to play in Game 2 of the playoff series with Pittsburgh on Saturday night.

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Stars sign defenseman Klingberg to 7-year extension

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Stars have signed John Klingberg to a seven-year contract extension after he led NHL rookie defensemen in assists and points this season.

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Lake Erie Monsters new AHL partner of Columbus Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have reached an agreement with the Lake Erie Monsters to have the Cleveland-based team serve as the NHL club’s American Hockey League affiliate.

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Flyers fire head coach Craig Berube after 2 seasons

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Flyers general manager Ron Hextall did not ask one player for a review or recommendation at the year-end meetings on embattled coach Craig Berube.

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Czech hockey great Jaroslav Holik dies at 72

PRAGUE (AP) — Jaroslav Holik, an offensive forward who helped Czechoslovakia win a hockey world title and an Olympic bronze medal in 1972, has died. He was 72.

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