A better test of the National Hockey League’s staunch commitment to fight domestic violence would be to see how it would have handled the Slava Voynov case before the Ray Rice video turned the sports investigation landscape on its ear.
Finally, there was some loud music in the Edmonton Oilers’ dressing room after a game. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, who was more noticeable on Monday than opposing centre Steve Stamkos, beat Tampa Bay goalie Ben Bishop for his first goal with 3-1/2 minutes left to give the Oilers their first win of the season 3-2 over the Lightning at Rexall Place.
TORONTO — The first thing you have to do is forget. Forget that David Clarkson is the second-highest paid forward on the Toronto Maple Leafs roster and that he scored five goals and 11 points last season.
PENTICTON — Brendan Gaunce went to the Canadian national junior camp in Lake Placid, N.Y., in early August, the get-together which prepares the national team for the traditional world junior hockey tournament around Christmas time. Judging by the fact he had four points in two exhibition games on the big international ice surface, you would think Gaunce...
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