National Hockey League

New York Rangers winger Derek Boogaard fights with New York Islanders winger Trevor Gillies at the Nassau Coliseum on December 2, 2010 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Boogaard Family Sues NHL For Son’s Death

The family of a National Hockey League player who died of an accidental overdose of pain medication and alcohol has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the NHL, blaming it for brain damage he suffered as an enforcer and for his addiction to prescription painkillers.

05/13/2013

Viktor Stalberg #25 of the Chicago Blackhawks skates with the puck past Shane Doan #19 of the Phoenix Coyotes in the first period of Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Jobing.com Arena on April 21, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

On Ice: NHL Locks Out Its Players

The clock struck midnight, and the NHL turned into another sports league closed for business.

09/16/2012

Blackhawks Assign Hayes To Rockford

The Chicago Blackhawks have moved forward Jimmy Hayes to the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs.

01/28/2012