Under amended law, Alaska pursues sex-trafficking charges against Bill Allen

The state of Alaska today is asking for federal authority to pursue sex-trafficking charges against former Veco chief Bill Allen. Attorney General Craig Richards and Sen. Dan Sullivan said they are seeking to learn if federal prosecutors cut a deal with Allen when he was a star witness in corruption trials.

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NHL notebook: Bruins activate G Gustavsson

Jonas Gustavsson, Boston Bruins

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Boston Bruins goaltender Jonas Gustavsson was activated off injured reserve on Thursday after being cleared from a recent heart incident.

NHL notebook: Wideman draws 20-game suspension

Dennis Wideman, Calgary Flames

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Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman has been suspended 20 games for cross-checking a linesman, the NHL announced Wednesday.

Former US hockey coach Riley dies at 95

Jack Riley, 2009

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Jack Riley, the coach who guided the United States to its first Olympic gold medal in hockey, has died. He was 95.

NHL roundup: Panthers open 2nd half by toppling Caps

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Jonathan Huberdeau scored twice and Al Montoya registered 36 saves as the Florida Panthers opened up the second half of the season with an impressive 5-2 victory over the league-leading Washington Capitals on Tuesday.

Bettman gets 6-year extension through 2022

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman

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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman signed a contract extension months ago that carries through 2022, according to reports Sunday.

Kings, Staples Center to host 2017 All-Star Game

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The Los Angeles Kings and Staples Center will host the 2017 NHL All-Star Game, the league announced Saturday. The mid-season showcase will take place Saturday, Jan. 28 and Sunday, Jan. 29 next year and will include the NHL All-Star Skills C...

Player assignments made for All-Star Skills

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The assignments were announced for Saturday's 2016 NHL All-Star Skills Competition at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.

Longtime F Adams retires after 14 seasons

Craig Adams, 2013

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Forward Craig Adams officially announced his retirement on Tuesday after 14 NHL seasons.

Ducks' Horcoff draws 20-game PED suspension

Shawn Horcoff, Anaheim Ducks

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The NHL suspended Anaheim Ducks forward Shawn Horcoff for 20 games without pay on Tuesday for a violation of the league's performance enhancing substances program.

Jackets coach Tortorella breaks ribs in practice collision

John Tortorella

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Columbus Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella suffered two broken ribs in a fall after colliding with forward Rene Bourque during practice Friday. Tortorella will not coach the team in Saturday's game.

Blackhawks deal Garbutt for Ducks' Sekac

Jiri Sekac, Anaheim Ducks

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The Chicago Blackhawks acquired forward Jiri Sekac from the Anaheim Ducks for forward Ryan Garbutt.

Oilers C Nugent-Hopkins to miss 6-8 weeks

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, December 2015

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Edmonton Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins will be sidelined six to eight weeks after suffering a hand injury during Monday night's game against the Florida Panthers in Sunrise, Fla.

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