Thirty years of NHL captains with London connections

It’s enough to dream of one day playing in the National Hockey League. Less than one per cent of people who play hockey ever get to be on that side of an NHL dressing room. To make it a career…

Melinda and Erik Karlsson welcome ‘rainbow baby’ after son’s stillbirth

NHL superstar Erik Karlsson and his wife, Melinda, are parents at last. Melinda gave birth to a baby girl in San Jose, Calif., on Thursday, bringing a happy ending to a painful chapter in the couple’s lives. The child is…

San Jose Sharks name Londoner Logan Couture captain

Londoner Logan Couture will wear the captain’s “C” in San Jose this year, the Sharks announced Thursday. Joe Pavelski had been in the role for four seasons but he moved to the Dallas Stars in free agency this summer. That…

San Jose Shark player hosts third annual charity casino in London to support concussion research

A San Jose Shark is making his way to Centennial Hall Thursday night to raise money and awareness for a serious but rather common hockey injury. Logan Couture, number 39 for the San Jose NHL team is hosting his third-annual…

Erik Karlsson, San Jose Sharks agree to eight-year contract

All-Star defenceman Erik Karlsson signed an eight-year deal to remain with the San Jose Sharks. The team did not release contract figures, but multiple reports on Monday said it’s worth about $11.5 million per year. His contract will be among…

Manitoba man’s finger-protection invention makes its way to the NHL

A former goaltender from Ste. Anne’s, Man. hopes his new invention will save goalies’ fingers forevermore. Guy St. Vincent new invention, called the BLOK, helps prevent pointer fingers from being broken when blocking pucks. READ MORE: Injuries cost NHL owners…

Moore’s Morning Sports Briefing for Thursday, May 9

Gooooooooddddd Morning! The last time the San Jose Sharks and St. Louis Blues each advanced to the Western Conference Final – it was the same year for both teams in 2016. And beginning Saturday Night, the Blues and Sharks will…