By Craig Davis New Florida Panthers owner Vincent "Vinnie" Viola said he has one objective in mind and is willing to do what it takes to make it happen. "We are committed to provide the resources to the Florida Panthers necessary to win the Stanley Cup." Viola, a Brooklyn native who rooted for the Rangers since 1963, pointed to Thursday's signin...

di Alessandro Gazzera   Nel paese che eternamente rimane legato al calcio la domenica, allo sci nella stagione invernale e al ciclismo con il suo Giro d'Italia c'è spazio anche per uno sport americano: l'hockey su ghiaccio.   È il 1908 quando a Torino si gioca la prima partita di hockey su ghiaccio, tra il CP Valentino Torino e la sec...

Seated at the table in the TSN studios were the usual suspects for the NHL Draft Lottery. Brian Burke, repping the Calgary Flames, seated between Scott Howson of the Edmonton Oilers and Trent Klatt of the New York Islanders. At the end was Tim Murray of the Buffalo Sabres, in all his Dwight Schrute-ness.   Who? It's the question most of Cana...

The Air Force hockey team enters this weekend with a bye and coach Frank Serratore dropped a bombshell during his weekly press conference.   He has never lost to Bye. "I look at our schedule and I see Bye listed there," he said. "I am calling it right now. We will destroy Bye. Bye has no chance against us. I have never lost to them. You...

by Craig Davis   John Viola has been intently reading all of the news reports about his father's purchase of the Florida Panthers. What interests him most is found at the bottom of the articles online, where fans express their views and concerns about what this latest ownership change will mean to their team.   The oldest of new...

By Josh Cooper   Team USA World Cup general manager Dean Lombardi picked John Tortorella as the squad's head coach for four clear and obvious reasons. 1. Tortorella's track record of success as a Stanley Cup champion and the winningest American born coach in the NHL   Tortorella has an understanding of his players as an NHL coach...