ST. PAUL, Minn. - John Gibson's star turn will be remembered in the Ducks' 1-0 win over Minnesota. So will a frustrated Antoine Vermette's out-of-nowhere lash out, which will be the image that lasts. As the second-most penalized team in the NHL, the Ducks play shorthanded often.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Zach Parise scored twice and Devan Dubnyk made 30 saves to help the Western Conference-leading Minnesota Wild beat the Detroit Red Wings 6-3 on Sunday. Charlie Coyle added a goal and an assist, and the Wild scored three power-play goals in four chances.
Andrea Barone is chasing the NHL dream as any aspiring professional referee would. That he's gay shouldn't matter. But in the slow-changing hockey world, he knows it does. He heard it after a game in the spring, those three letters, harmless on their own but toxic when pieced together. "Fag."