Winnipeg Jets' Patrik Laine quipped the ban was simply to take the attention away from the Canucks' dismal record last season.
From LeBron's new team to Ronaldo, via the U.S. Open, there was a lot on.
Richard Nixon resigned, Pepsi started selling in the Soviet Union and Muhammad Ali beat George Foreman.
Miracle On Ice, Buster Douglas and Donerail all feature in our lineup.
Andersen's save helped Toronto secure a 4-2 win against the Boston Bruins.
The bizarre incident did not prevent the Hurricanes from winning the game 6-5.
Crosby plucked the puck from the air, before slotting it past Canadiens goalie Carey Price.
Kwong was the first to break the colour barrier in hockey.
Shayne Gostisbehere spent two years at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Erik Karlsson and Thomas Vanek are among the players who could be on the move.
This is a weird pro sports feud.
Sidney Crosby as Ralphie and Kris Letang in a bunny suit—what more could you want? Newsweek chatted with a Penguins staffer about the viral holiday spoof video.
"The passion here is crazy," the commentator screamed, as player after player took turns shoving and punching each other in the head.
Hockey is full of Canadians, though.
A look at history shows expansion franchises always struggle in their first season.
The 38-year-old winger's career could be over because of his condition.
The NBA on TNT analyst was in Nashville and praised the quality of the hockey on display.
A bomb attack in England's northwest on Monday following an Ariana Grande show killed 22 people.