Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall was suspended for one game after the NHL department of Player Safety found that he "launched into a hit" on Tampa Bay forward Nikita Kucherov.
The quarterfinals begin Wednesday with Team USA, Canada, Sweden, and the home favorite Russians all vying to advance into the medal round of the 2014 Sochi Olympics hockey tournament.
After needing a shoot-out win over Slovakia and having their hearts broken by American T.J. Oshie in front of their home crowd over the weekend, Russia takes on Norway in the qualification playoffs of the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament.
Renewing a rivalry that goes back to the Cold War days, the United States men's hockey team prepares to face the Russians in front of their rabid home crowd, with Russian President Vladimir Putin expected to be in attendance, in a preliminary round Pool A match-up that may determine a bye in the quarterfinals of the 2014 Sochi Olympic men's hockey tournament.
With the Sochi Olympics right around the corner, the National Hockey League (NHL) looks to make changes prior to the Olympic break.
SportsBusinessDaily.com reports that the National Hockey League (NHL) netted a $20 million profit from the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic game between the Detroit Red Wings and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Part of the money goes to the league's pool of hockey-related revenue that is later used to set the salary cap.
The NHL will kick off 2014 with a bang as the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Detroit Red Wings collide in the returning Winter Classic on Wednesday at the Michigan Stadium, popularly known as The Big House.
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The superhero movie "Deadpool" has crushed box-office records despite the restricted rating (Rated R) given to the film.
This was the first time in their 52 years in the industry to reveal three cover girls.