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NHL look to avoid the cancellation of an entire season
On Friday, league officials confirmed they had made a new contract proposal to players.
NHL: Lockout hits 100th day with no end in sight
Owners locked out players in September after the expiration of a collective bargaining agreement was wiped out.
NHL prospect arrested on drink-driving charge -- wearing a purple Teletubbies costume
Riley Sheahan of the Detroit Red Wings is a big Tinky Winky fan, judging by his arrest report.
NHL season on the verge of cancellation as Crosby considers Europe
The Pittsburgh Penguins star is mulling over a move to get some game time.
NHL stars forget lock-out woes to compete in Hurricane Sandy fundraiser
Over 30 of North America’s finest ice hockey talents combined for heavy checks and generous cheques.
The Sunday Papers: some of the week’s best sportswriting
The alarm shouldn’t have gone off this morning, but while you’re up you may as well make the most of it…
2013 National Hurling League Fixtures
The provisional fixture programme has been released for next spring’s league hurling action.
NHL lock-out: Ovechkin heads back home to Moscow
The talented Russian is not resting on his hockey laurels, according to reports in his homeland.
VIDEO: Players crank up the propaganda war in NHL lockout
Ice hockey players and owners have started to appeal for fan support since the NHL lockout started on Sunday.
NHL: MVP Malkin makes switch to Russian side
Evgeni Malkin is still contracted to the Pittsburgh Penguins, but the NHL season is plagued by uncertainty.
NHL season under threat as commissioner locks out players
Gary Bettman and the owners officially locked out the players for the second time in eight years on Saturday.
Ice Hockey star Weber on the verge of signing $26m deal for first season in Philadelphia
Replica jerseys and stadium hot dogs must be selling for some coin these days to keep these athletes content.
LA Kings made to wait for Stanley Cup coronation
New Jersey Devils hand the Kings their first away defeat of the playoffs.
This beautiful strike saved the New Jersey Devils last night
The two teams will meet in Newark on Saturday after last night’s game in Los Angeles.
Stanley Cup: Devils fall to Kings' OT goal in game one
Hockey’s showpiece event began in typically tight fashion, but LA kept up their 100% playoff record away from home.
Kings of the west: LA reach second ever Stanley Cup final
They will now face either the New Jersey Devils or the New York Rangers to contest one of the biggest trophies in world sport.
A New York Rangers player ignited a brawl by sucker-punching the Devils goalie
That’s not cricket.
NHL: LA Kings one win from Stanley Cup final
Los Angeles are agonisingly close to their first western conference win since Wayne Gretzky was a lad.
VIDEO: How this shot didn't cross the line, we will never know
When you’re losing 5-1, these are the ones you really need to go in for you.
Stanley Cup: Champs Boston dumped out in first round by Washington
The Capitals beat the Bruins in overtime of game seven to advance to the conference semi-finals and a possible date with the New York Rangers.
Taking Stick: Time for realism
There are valid concerns over Tipperary’s form but it must be remembered that half the team is to come back and that Liam Sheedy wasn’t always able to avoid flat performances
Cork v Tipperary, NHL Division 1A semi-final
We went minute-by-minute in the second of the day’s NHL semi-finals.
Kilkenny v Clare, National Hurling League Division 1A semi-final
Davy Fitzgerald’s side looked to build on their victory over Limerick when they took on the imposing Cats at Semple stadium.
Canucks and Penguins win to stay alive in NHL playoffs
Pittsburgh score eight unanswered goals to beat the Flyers after being on the brink of elimination last night.
WATCH: The notoriously violent NHL playoffs just got more violent
Marian Hossa didn’t do any favours for the sport’s already extremely violent image the other night.
NHL: Blackhawks have their wings clipped by Coyotes
Close encounters are the order of the day as round one of the playoffs draw to a close.
Nowlan Park in line to host hurling league decider
County chiefs have hinted that the showpiece may be hosted at Nowlan Park should both the Cats and Tipperary progress.
Hurling round-up: Wexford survive in style
Elsewhere, we had three league finals with victory for Carlow, Fermanagh and Kildare.
Monaghan board left us with no choice - McHugh
Meanwhile, Mattie Lennon has claimed the board have failed to apply common sense.
Kilkenny v Galway, NHL
The oddity of this year’s NHL format meant that both teams entered this fixture uncertain of progressing. Which way did the pendulum swing? Review our coverage to find out.
Play-off Fever: Sid the Kid is back and just in time too
Pittsburgh Penguins talisman returns from lengthy concussion injury to ignite his team’s Stanley Cup chase
WATCH: NHL fights becoming ridiculous
The New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils didn’t let hockey get in the way of their organised fight this week.
Cut and dried: What we learned this week in hurling
You’re either at it or you’re not in the opening weekend of the National Hurling League.
WATCH: NHL player scores goal with his face
Scoring a deflected goal in ice hockey can be a serious business: just ask Mathieu Perreault of the Washington Capitals.
Hunger games: Clare comprehensive winners over Limerick
The home side went down by 14 points at the Gaelic Grounds in a disappointing opener to the league campaign.
Taking stick: more key questions facing hurling's top counties this year
Will Cody keep the Cats on the road, can Tipp reclaim Liam, will Teddy McCarthy bring his bounce to Laois?
WATCH: roof collapses over kids' ice-rink
The roof began to creak as a group of Slovakian children warmed up for hockey, and took little time to fall through.
This is how you announce your return from a 10-month injury lay-off
It took NHL superstar Sidney Crosby just over five minutes to find the net on his long-awaited comeback last night.
WATCH: A pretty spectacular ice hockey fail
Think Ronnie Rosenthal, except on skates…
WATCH: An ice hockey player laugh off punches to the head
Don’t make Jon “Nasty” Mirasty happy; you won’t like him when he’s happy…