Canucks’ J.T. Miller hopes to boost scoring in bigger role for Vancouver

The Canucks needed offense this offseason, and they got it. In June, Vancouver acquired forward J.T. Miller from the Lightning in exchange for goaltender Marek Mazanec, a conditional 2020 first-rounder and a 2019 third-round selection, which Tampa used to draft another goaltending prospect in Huge Alnefelt. Miller is one of many key additions that the Canucks have added this summer, which […]

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Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov responds to suspension: ‘I want to get better and I’m going to learn from this’

WASHINGTON — Evgeny Kuznetsov took a deep breath and surveyed the scrum before him at Medstar Capitals Iceplex on Saturday, ready to address the situation that has been following him for months. The 26-year-old center has been suspended for three regular-season games by the NHL for “inappropriate conduct” after testing positive for cocaine during the IIHF World Championship in May. “I’m sorry, […]

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NHL suspends Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov for first three games due to positive cocaine test

When the Washington Capitals open the 2019-20 regular season against the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues in less than three weeks, Evgeny Kuznetsov will not be with them.  The center has been suspended for the first three games of the season after he tested positive for cocaine in May at the World Championships while representing the Russian national team. […]

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Golden Knights defenseman Shea Theodore says he was treated for testicular cancer

Vegas Golden Knights defender Shea Theodore announced on the Players' Tribune on Thursday that he underwent successful surgery for testicular cancer this offseason.  Theodore, 24, was selected in the expansion draft by the Knights prior to the 2017-18 season after two years with the Anaheim Ducks. He tallied 37 points in 79 games last season. He joined Team Canada at the world […]

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