New York Rangers teammates Henrik Lundqvist and Rick Nash filled their bags with hockey gear for their visit to the Sochi Olympics. Ray Castoldi, who also plays at Madison Square Garden, packed his keyboard.
Phil Kessel scored three goals to propel the U.S. men’s hockey team into the quarterfinals of the Sochi Winter Games with a 5-1 defeat of Slovenia as the host Russians defeated Slovakia 1-0 in a shootout. Canada beat Finland 2-1 in overtime as Drew Doughty scored twice.
Tim Leiweke, the new chief of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd., is so confident the Toronto Maple Leafs will soon end a 46-year Stanley Cup drought that he’s mapped a victory-parade route for the hockey team.
The city of Glendale, Arizona, celebrated a decade ago when the National Hockey League’s Coyotes abandoned downtown Phoenix for a taxpayer-funded suburban arena surrounded by a sports and entertainment complex.