Bruins’ rookie standout Charlie McAvoy out at least 1 month

The Bruins say rookie defenceman Charlie McAvoy is out for at least a month with a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee. General manager Don Sweeney said on Tuesday that McAvoy would be evaluated in four weeks. He suffered the injury on Saturday on the opening shift of Boston’s 2-1 overtime win over […]


Canadiens sign goaltender Charlie Lindgren to 3-year extension

The Montreal Canadiens have signed goaltender Charlie Lindgren to a three-year contract extension. The American native has played in eight NHL games with Montreal this season with a .924 save percentage. The 24-year-old goalie has spent most of the season at the AHL Laval Rocket, where he’s played 28 games. Lindgren originally joined the Canadiens […]


Bruins’ Charlie McAvoy out 2 weeks with abnormal heart rhythm

Boston Bruins rookie Charlie McAvoy has been treated for an abnormal heart rhythm and is expected to need about two weeks to recover. The 20-year-old defenceman first reported heart palpitations to team doctors on Nov. 26. He was diagnosed with an abnormally fast heart rate. Team internist David Finn says it is not considered dangerous […]


Charlie Austin: Southampton striker charged after tackle on Jonas Lossl

Charlie Austin caught Jonas Lossl in the face Southampton striker Charlie Austin has been charged with violent conduct for a challenge on Huddersfield goalkeeper Jonas Lossl in Saturday’s 1-1 draw. The Dane was bleeding and needed treatment after Austin caught him in the face with his right boot. Austin, 28, has until 17:00 GMT on […]


Ex-NBA player Charlie Villanueva rants about stolen toilet

DALLAS — A former NBA player has taken to Twitter to complain that a toilet was among the items stolen from his Dallas home during a burglary. Charlie Villanueva, a former first-round pick who most recently played with the Dallas Mavericks, posted a photo of the space in his bathroom where his toilet once stood. […]