Dan Girardi signs six-year extension with New York Rangers – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comDan Girardi has signed a six-year contract extension to remain with the New York Rangers the team announced. According to multiple reports including by TSN’s Darren Dreger, the deal is…

Wall leads East to All-Star dunk triumph – Mail Tribune

Mail TribuneNEW ORLEANS — John Wall soared over his mascot, and the East stomped on the West in the slam dunk contest. Wall’s sensational slam finished off a clean sweep…

Lewenberg: Ross set to defend dunk title in renovated contest – TSN

TSNNEW ORLEANS – Something about Terrence Ross in the spotlight still seems unnatural, though he has proven that he’s worthy of the attention. On Saturday night he’ll only take up…

Ryan Callahan trade rumors heat up; good idea, Rangers – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comThe New York Rangers have amped up their efforts to move their captain, according to TSN’s Darren Dreger. Developing story, NYR grant permission to at least 1 team who has…

Paul Pierce scores season-high 33 points, but effort wasted by Brooklyn Nets – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsPaul Pierce went from celebrating his career with the Celtics to nearly carving out his first special moment with the Nets. A day after the standing ovations…

Score Hears: Local Stanley Cup heroes tell their Yankee Stadium treasures – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe Pope, Ali and of course Derek Jeter all performed at the old Yankee Stadium but not the NHL. But times change as do stadiums and this…

Canucks’ John Tortorella faces league discipline for storming Flames’ dressing … – Vancouver Sun

Vancouver SunDo you agree with Vancouver Canucks coach John Tortorella’s actions at Saturday’s game? Tell us what you think on our Facebook page. === VANCOUVER — Vancouver Canucks head coach…

Seahawks, Pete Carroll finally have their championship week – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesSeahawks coach Pete Carroll talked about a “championship season” before it even started. Now the Seahawks will play the 49ers in the NFC Championship Game, with the winner…

Oilers send G Dubnyk to Predators for F Hendricks – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comNASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Nashville Predators have traded forward Matt Hendricks to Edmonton for Oilers goaltender Devan Dubnyk. Each team announced the trade Wednesday on Twitter. With the move, the…

Magic waive Hedo Turkoglu; Hawks, Lakers interested – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Orlando Magic waived forward Hedo Turkoglu, who has been away from the team all season anyway, the team announced Friday. If Turkoglu clears waivers, which is expected since…

Capitals’ Tom Wilson cleared in hit on Brayden Schenn – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWashington Capitals forward Tom Wilson’s booming check on Philadelphia’s Brayden Schenn probably drew more pre-hearing consternation than any recent one. Capitals coach Adam Oates called it a clean hit…

Kobe Bryant feels ‘really good’ despite D-grade return – USA TODAY

USA TODAYEL SEGUNDO, Calif. — A day later, the sting of Kobe Bryant’s unflattering comeback game had worn off a bit. After the ice baths and the late-night film session…

A Win For Alfie | Detroit Red Wings At Ottawa Senators Game Preview – Octopus Thrower

Octopus ThrowerThe Detroit Red Wings travel to Ottawa to take on the Senators at 5:30 p.m. EST tonight. The Red Wings have been on a roll recently and they would…