Posts Tagged Hockey

Lindros files defamation lawsuit against former referee

TORONTO (AP) — Former NHL star forward Eric Lindros has filed a lawsuit in Ontario Superior Court against former referee Paul Stewart, the Huffington Post, AOL Inc., and AOL Canada Inc., claiming he was defamed in an article published last summer.

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Nashville’s Mike Ribeiro proving he can still be productive

In this Oct. 9, 2014, photo, Nashville Predators center Mike Ribeiro (63) skates onto the ice to warm up before an NHL hockey game between the Nashville Predators and the Ottawa Senators in Nashville, Tenn. Ribeiro deflects attention for his rebound season, saying it helps being surrounded by great players. The chance the Predators took in signing him to a one-year deal after Arizona cut the center is paying off very well for everyone. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Whether Mike Ribeiro is having a rebound season or it’s simply great timing by Nashville, the veteran center is making the Predators’ gamble to sign him pay off in a big way.

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Penguins acquire forward Daniel Winnik from Maple Leafs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired gritty forward Daniel Winnik from the Toronto Maple Leafs for forward Zach Sill and a pair of draft picks.

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Winnipeg Jets acquire Jiri Tlusty

Carolina Hurricanes players, including Brad Malone (24), Andrej Sekera (4), Jiri Tlusty (19) and Brett Bellemore, right, congratulate goaltender Cam Ward following the Hurricanes' 4-1 win against the Philadelphia Flyers during an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. Ward played in his 500th NHL career game. (AP Photo/Ellen Ozier)

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The Winnipeg Jets acquired winger Jiri Tlusty from the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday in exchange for two draft picks.

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Wild swap minority owners

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have swapped minority owners, with Chicago financier Matthew Hulsizer replacing New York hedge fund manager Philip Falcone on majority owner Craig Leopold’s board of directors.

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