the Islanders’ captain and one of the best players in the game.

Eberle scored 20 or more goals the past four years, and hit that number in five of his seven NHL seasons. He netted a career-high 34 in 2011-12. However, in his first career postseason action this past spring, he was held without a goal across 13 games. In New York, he is expected to join […]

Pittsburgh learned it would be without star defenseman Kris Letang until next season because of a herniated disc in his neck.

After winning it all last June, the team had a short summer to recover physically. Then six of its best players — Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Matt Murray, Patric Hornqvist, Carl Hagelin, and Olli Maatta — ramped things up early, and missed most of training camp, by participating in the World Cup of Hockey. The 82-game […]

Watch: Reds’ Joey Votto burns heckler while on deck

Why that’s surprising: Be honest now. How many of you said Who? a moment ago? Schebler is a former 26th-round pick by the Dodgers who wound up in Cincinnati as part of the three-team trade that shipped Todd Frazier out of Great American Ball Park. His career ERA heading into this season was 4.09, with […]

Look: Bobblehead version of Nationals-Giants brawl is awesome

Sometimes the brilliance of the Internet just makes you shake your head. Case in point: The good folks at BobbleHouse have created a BobbleEnactment (a.k.a. bobblehead version) of this week’s wild Nationals-Giants brawl. If nothing else, the BobbleEnactment offers a break from the seemingly endless video loop of Monday’s fight that resulted in suspensions for […]