Legendary Soviet Hockey Coach Viktor Tikhonov Dies

by Jackie Thompson Viktor Tikhonov, revered as one of the greatest names in hockey, died during the night on November 24 as a result of a prolonged illness. The Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) reported that he had been receiving home treatment for an illness that had left him unable to walk in recent weeks. He was 84. Despite having lead the Soviet National Hockey team to … Continue reading Legendary Soviet Hockey Coach Viktor Tikhonov Dies

Stars’ Forward Rich Peverley Collapses

by Maria Gerbic Dallas Stars’ forward Rich Peverley collapsed Monday night during their hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Blue Jackets were winning 1-0 when Peverley, who has a history of heart problems, hit the ground, prompting the players on the Stars’ bench to panic.  Trainers ran to Peverley’s side as his teammates knelt on the ground, helpless and distraught. 31-year-old Rich Peverley had a … Continue reading Stars’ Forward Rich Peverley Collapses