Female Olympian impresses Ducks in practice

...got a frame and stature that can blend in sometimes with some of the guys, and it's a great opportunity to go out there and skate with them."Indeed, the 5-foot-10 Knight's speed and size allowed her to blend in seamlessly with the two-time Pacific...

Late goal lifts Bruins over Flyers in opener

...a shot at it. CANADIENS 4, MAPLE LEAFS 3In Toronto, Tomas Plekanec banked a shot off Toronto defenseman Stuart Percy's skate with 43 seconds left to give Montreal the win in the season opener.Plekanec scored his second goal of the game after Morgan...

West likely to be best in NHL again this season

...West is such a grind," Ducks defenseman Ben Lovejoy said. "There's so much talent. All these huge, physical teams that skate very well. We can have another great regular season, and it won't matter if we don't have the toughness to win in the...

Man robbed outside skate park

...robbing a man by force" Wednesday outside a local business.Approximately 10:29 p.m., deputies arrived at Vice Versa Skate Park on the 1800 block of Killingsworth Road, where a 20-year-old victim said he was robbed after a physical altercation...


...The Canadians won silver in Sochi in February and skipped the world championships the in October, with their retirement widely expected. Skate Canada said in a statement Monday that "they are not ruling out future competitions."

Rough skate for Abbott leaves Americans behind after 1st day of Olympic team figure skating

...is likely to replace him in Sunday's free skate, a switch allowed by the rules in two of the...though she's coming off a mistake-marred free skate of her own at nationals. The pairs free skate is also Saturday. The event wraps up Sunday...

Russia leads team skating event after pairs free skate

...cheers as they routed the field in the free skate.With only the men's and women's free skate and the free dance left in today's finale...young, I remember I wanted to show I could skate with the big guns."One of this year's...

Wild barrage on Crawford beats Blackhawks

...champion Chicago Blackhawks.Jason Pominville scored in the second period off the back of Chicago goalie Corey Crawford's skate, and the Wild beat the Blackhawks 4-2 on Friday night to even their Western Conference semifinal at two games apiece...

City Ink: Augusta Commission takes easy way out with tax increase

...bus service?" The buses don't go into south Augusta anyway. Go all the way or don't go.Or, "Why do we let industry skate on their energy sales tax and make up the loss by increasing taxes on everybody else who owns property in Richmond Coun ty...

Augusta Ice Sports Center closing Aug. 24

...she said."People, if they have kids, would maybe like the option of them to go skating or learn hockey or learn to figure skate, something other than soccer or T-ball," Swain said. "For our community to even lose those options I think is just so...