Penguins beat Flames without star Sidney Crosby

...illness.Crosby missed Thursday's practice because he was wasn't feeling well. He returned for Pittsburgh's game-day skate and afterward declared himself fine for the game against the Flames, noting that he would not be at the arena if he had mumps...


...world champion Yuzuru Hanyu successfully defended his Grand Prix Final title after extending his lead through Saturday's free skate with a personal best score.Hanyu barely qualified for the final after struggling in his past two events following a scary...

Red Wings take care of Hurricanes

...minutes later, Tatar scored from the left circle off a pass from Datsyuk, with his shot ricocheting off Andrej Sekera's skate and past Ward's glove side.Tatar scored his 12th goal at 12:14 of thesecond, beating Ward stick side from the slot...

What Is It?

...1958 Isetta 300, shortly after we moved to Fort Benning, Ga. Mom was not too crazy about him driving the overgrown 'roller skate' (as she called it), and after about six months he traded it in for another unusual German made car called a DKW F93. The...

Americans getting used to clap skates

...squad's newfangled clap skates. Cruikshank finally...struggled learning how to skate on these new clap skates. I made a couple of...spend six hours on my skates, train at night...trying to master the clap skate is Casey FitzRandolph...

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Sport skates into area

...little hope of lacing up skates and learning ice sports...asked my mom, `Can I skate?"' said 10-year-old...is $90 or $106 with skate rental. For more information...5 or younger: $3. Skate rental: regular skates, $2; hockey skates...

Red Wings beat Canucks for fourth win in a row

...second, and Datsyuk countered late in the period with a power- play goal that appeared to hit Canucks forward Nick Bonino's skate before crossing the line.Weber and DeKeyser swapped goals early in the third before Vey added his second.Datsyuk had an...

Islanders edge Senators in OT

...the terms of his suspension, which began after his arrest Oct. 20.Yet Voynov joined his teammates for their usual morning skate at the club's training complex Tuesday. BLUES: Signed 42-year-old goalie Martin Brodeur to a one-year contract, picking...


...dance on Sunday to finish with a total of 169.42 points and claim their second Grand Prix series title following a win at Skate Canada.Ksenia Monko and Kirill Khaliavin, of Russia, were second with 152.54 points followed by Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc...

Remaining candidates for 2022 Olympics are both lacking in appeal

...Olympics should be a slam-dunk. Rosy-cheeked, sculpted athletes in the prime of life doing eye-popping things on skis, skates and sleds. What's not to like? They are not the problem; the circus that the IOC has built around them and itself is...