U.S. judge upholds NHL defenseman's shortened ban, in defeat for Bettman The NHL, in a statement, said it thought it had met the "very high judicial standard" to void the arbitrator's decision, but was "prepared to turn the page and move on."

Hockey: England beat Germany 5-2 to end tour of South Africa England's men beat Olympic bronze medallists Germany 5-2 in the final Test of their tour of South Africa.

US beats Russia 7-0 at women's hockey world championships The Americans scored in bunches Saturday with two goals in less than a minute in the second period and another two in the final 19 seconds of the game.

National Hockey League will not let players go to 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics The best ice hockey players in the world will be missing from the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang after the National Hockey League said it will not allow players to go to the Games.