Hockey

Flames co-owner, billionaire oilman Clay Riddell dies at 81

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Clay Riddell, the billionaire oilman and co-owner of the NHL's Calgary Flames, has died. He was 81. The Flames and Paramount Resources confirmed his death Sunday, with the oil and natural gas company saying he died Saturday. "We mourn the passing of a great man of industry,...
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Lockout looming? NHL is 1 year away from key labor deadline

Connor McDavid heard teammates talking about another potential lockout when he entered the NHL — in 2015. As he became one of hockey's best players and signed the richest annual contract in the league, McDavid says he remains optimistic there will not be another work stoppages like those in 2004-05...
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'Such a pro': At 39, Roberto Luongo still chasing the Cup

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Roberto Luongo has an arena named after him. He has made roughly $100 million in career earnings, knows he is headed to the Hockey Hall of Fame one day, ranks among the sport's all-time leaders in virtually every goaltending category. And in a true testament to Luongo's...
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Blackhawks Legend Stan Mikita Dies at 78

CHICAGO (AP) — Stan Mikita, the hockey great who helped the Chicago Blackhawks to the 1961 Stanley Cup title while becoming one of the franchise's most revered figures, died Tuesday. He was 78. Mikita's family announced his death in a statement released by the team. No further details were provided...
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