77 players retire from sport

Teemu Selanne won’t be speeding around the ice in a Gothenburg sweater any more. Daniel Alfredsson has traded a lockerroom in Milan for a rocking chair his family’s home in native Sweden, and Jaromir Jagr has retired from Belfast and hockey. And one of the best defensemen ever, Nicklas Lidstrom, has hung up the skates…

St. Petersburg hangs in there

Playing before another packed house in St. Petersburg, the Red Stars refused to die Monday. Falling behind Paris 1-0 early when Corey Perry scored his 11th goal of the playoffs, St. Pete clawed their way back and took a 3-1 lead into the second period. Top line center Brad Richards took an Erik Cole pass…

Paris a win away from the Cup

Paris is sitting pretty, just a win away from hoisting the EURO Cup overhedd, and it was a goal from a fourth-liner that looms as the biggest of the series so far. After losing Game 1 by a 6-2 score, Paris has surged ahead with three wins in a row. In Game 4, Paris used…

St. Petersburg wins Game 1 by 6-2 score

The Erik Cole-Brad Richards-Blake Wheeler line skated at its best Thursday to lead the Red Stars to a win in the series opener, but St. Petersburg got help from unlikely sources as well. Youngsters Jonathan Huberdeau and Danis Zaripov chipped in with a combined 8 shots and 2 goals on Tuukka Rask and the Paris…

Battle for EURO Cup starts tonight

All eyes are on St. Petersburg, Russia, tonight as the Red Stars host Les Rouges Eiffels for Game 1 of the EURO Cup Finals. Both teams enter the series healthy and fresh from resounding victories in their respective conference finals. St. Petersburg conquered Edinburgh 4 games to none, while Paris brushed aside Athens in five…

Both conference finals at 3-0

The race for the second-ever EURO Cup might go from a 4-team field to a 2-horse race very soon. Both St. Petersburg and Paris have stormed their way to 3-0 leads in the conference finals that started Friday. St. Petersburg leads Edinburgh in series, 3-0 This series has been close for the first two periods,…