6:31 PM ET Kyle Beach has come forward as “John Doe,” the former Chicago Blackhawks player who filed a lawsuit against the team for mishandling his sexual assault allegations. Beach, now 31 and playing professionally in Germany, revealed himself in an emotional interview on TSN Wednesday, saying he felt “relief and vindication” and “it was
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Tampa Bay Lightning winger Nikita Kucherov is expected to be out 8-10 weeks after undergoing an unspecified surgery for an unspecified lower-body injury. The two-time defending Stanley Cup champions announced Kucherov’s prognosis with no additional details Wednesday. The timeframe would mean Kucherov could be back playing just before or after the New Year. Kucherov was
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In this edition of San Jose Sharks News & Rumors, Evander Kane and his estranged wife, Anna, have dropped their domestic violence restraining orders against each other. Meanwhile, there was more discussion surrounding the Sharks possibly voiding his contract. In other news, Tomas Hertl has spoken once again about his future with the team and
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2:30 PM ET Chicago Blackhawks president of hockey operations Stan Bowman has resigned after investigators released their findings on how the team handled sexual assault allegations against former video coach Brad Aldrich during the 2010 Stanley Cup run. Senior director of hockey administration Al MacIsaac is also out, meaning there are no Blackhawks executives involved
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League today announced the four people selected for induction into the American Hockey League Hall of Fame as the Class of 2022. Honored by the AHL Hall of Fame Selection Committee as the 17th group of enshrinees are Keith Aucoin, Nolan Baumgartner, Dave Creighton and Bill Torrey. “For more than
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The Chicago Blackhawks are holding a briefing Tuesday to discuss the findings of an investigation into allegations that an assistant coach sexually assaulted a player in 2010. Team owner Rocky Wirtz, CEO Danny Wirtz and former federal prosecutor Reid Schar, who ran the investigation, are scheduled to speak. The Blachhawks’ news release about the briefing
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Stan Bowman has resigned as general manager of Chicago’s NHL team following the release of the findings of an investigation into allegations that an assistant coach sexually assaulted a player in 2010. Chicago was also fined $2 million US for mishandling the allegations. “Eleven years ago, while serving in my first year as general manager, I
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