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Nov 15, 2016

Lightning strike early, rout Islanders

Andrei Vasilevskiy made 34 saves, J.T. Brown and Ryan Callahan scored 42 seconds apart in the first period and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New York Islanders 4-0 on Monday. Nikita Kucherov and Vladislav Namestnikov added power-play goals as the Lightning won for ...

Blackhawks slow down Canadiens

Nov 14, 2016

Blackhawks slow down Canadiens

Patrick Kane keeps finding new ways to score big goals — and the Chicago Blackhawks keep on rolling. Kane, the reigning NHL scoring leader and MVP, scored a spectacular tiebreaking goal late in the second period and the Blackhawks beat Montreal 3-2 on Sunday ...

Blue Jackets hammer Blues

Nov 13, 2016

Blue Jackets hammer Blues

Just over a week after whipping NHL-leading Montreal 10-1, Columbus had its fans chanting “We want 10!” late in the second period Saturday night during another blowout. This one wasn’t so satisfactory to coach John Tortorella, though. Sam Gagner scored twice, Nick Foligno got ...

Caps’ Johansson notches OT winner against Chicago

Nov 12, 2016

Caps’ Johansson notches OT winner against Chicago

Marcus Johansson scored at 2:20 of overtime, Braden Holtby made 32 saves and the Washington Capitals snapped Chicago’s seven-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory over the Blackhawks on Friday night. Jay Beagle scored two goals, giving him three on the season, and the ...

Silfverberg steers Ducks past Hurricanes

Nov 11, 2016

Silfverberg steers Ducks past Hurricanes

Jakob Silfverberg had a career game for the Anaheim Ducks on the same night teammate Ryan Getzlaf set a club record. Silfverberg had two goals and two assists, leading the Ducks to a 4-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday. Ryan Kesler added ...

Panarin's OT goal gives Blackhawks seventh straight win

Nov 10, 2016

Panarin's OT goal gives Blackhawks seventh straight win

Corey Crawford has the Chicago Blackhawks on an early season roll. Crawford stopped 27 shots and Artemi Panarin scored 25 seconds into overtime, leading the Blackhawks over the St. Louis Blues 2-1 on Wednesday night for their seventh straight win. Crawford won his sixth ...

Oilers claim fifth straight win

Oct 29, 2016

Oilers claim fifth straight win

The Edmonton Oilers are rolling right now and it’s not just their touted, high-flying offense making the push. Oilers goalie Cam Talbot has been sensational to start the season and on Friday night he stopped 26 shots for his 13th career shutout in a ...

Oct 22, 2016

Gretzky to play in alumni game

Wayne Gretzky will make a rare return to the ice Saturday to play alongside other former Edmonton Oilers greats against Winnipeg Jets alumni as part of the Heritage Classic weekend. “I mean, I skate once a year. I just really never find the energy, ...

Oct 15, 2016

Leafs honor Keon as team's greatest

For decades, Dave Keon wanted no part of the Toronto Maple Leafs. On Friday, he was honored as the greatest player in the team’s 100-year history. Syl Apps was second on the list, followed by Ted Kennedy, Darryl Sittler, Mats Sundin, Tim Horton, Johnny ...

Oct 8, 2016

Forward Yakupov traded to Blues

The St. Louis Blues acquired Russian forward Nail Yakupov from the Edmonton Oilers on Friday for forward Zach Pochiro and a conditional draft pick next year. The No. 1 pick in the 2012 draft, the 23-year-old Yakupov had eight goals and 14 assists in ...

North America beats Sweden in OT, needs help to advance

Sep 22, 2016

North America beats Sweden in OT, needs help to advance

When Nathan MacKinnon deked Henrik Lundqvist out for a highlight-reel overtime goal and got mobbed by teammates, he couldn’t be happier. Minutes later, MacKinnon found out that the 4-3 victory over Sweden on Wednesday wasn’t enough to get Team North America into the semifinals ...

Canada ousts U.S. from World Cup

Sep 21, 2016

Canada ousts U.S. from World Cup

Patrick Kane was on the verge of tears as the final horn sounded on another American loss to Canada. A 4-2 wipeout eliminated the United States from the World Cup of Hockey on Tuesday night, ending what was perhaps the best chance for this ...