Pierre-Luc Dubois, selected third overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets, Auston Matthews, selected first overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs, and Patrik Laine, selected second overall by the Winnipeg Jets. Photo: Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images
BUFFALO – Auston Matthews was the consensus No. 1 pick for much of the hockey season and on Friday night the Toronto Maple Leafs used the first selection to draft the 18-year-old...
New coach for Russian women
Alexei Chistyakov takes over after bronze win[more]
Russian coach Alexei Chistyakov during the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship. Photo: Jana Chytilova / HHOF-IIHF Images
MOSCOW – The Ice Hockey Federation of Russia named Alexei Chistyakov as new head coach of the women’s national team. He will take over from Mikhail Chekanov, who was coaching the...