Chambers: Former DU coach becomes second “Newsy” Lalonde to hoist Stanley Cup

Chambers: Former DU coach becomes second “Newsy” Lalonde to hoist Stanley Cup

Former University of Denver assistant coach Derek “Newsy” Lalonde, now a Stanley Cup champion at the Tampa Bay Lightning, got his nickname from 1950s Hockey Hall of Fame inductee Édward Lalonde (no relation). Edward became “Newsy” Lalonde at the turn of the 20th century while…

Former Sierra Canyon standouts Martin and Stanley selected in second round of NBA draft

Former Sierra Canyon standouts Martin and Stanley selected in second round of NBA draft

Former Sierra Canyon High teammates Cassius Stanley and Kenyon Martin Jr. were selected in the NBA draft, just two choices apart, on Wednesday evening, November 18. Somewhat surprisingly, Martin, a 6-foot-7 attacker, was selected ahead of Stanley, at No. 52 overall by the Houston Rockets,…

Kiszla: After bitter playoff exit, why Nathan MacKinnon is wrong to think Avs can stand pat and win Stanley Cup

Kiszla: After bitter playoff exit, why Nathan MacKinnon is wrong to think Avs can stand pat and win Stanley Cup

Wearing the 1,000-yard stare of a defeated man, Nathan MacKinnon refused to budge from the Avalanche bench as another season ended with him no closer to hoisting the Stanley Cup. The world’s best hockey player watched teammates surrender the lead three times before losing 5-4…

Stanley Cup Playoffs schedule: Avalanche vs. Stars in second round

Stanley Cup Playoffs schedule: Avalanche vs. Stars in second round

The NHL has announced its schedule for second round playoff games and it looks to be some late-night hockey for the Avs. Colorado will have the first game in the second round and will face the Dallas Stars on Saturday, Aug. 22 at 6 p.m….