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/ Apr 4, 2017

NHL decides to skip 2018 Olympics

The NHL announced Monday that it will not participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, saying it sees no tangible benefit in halting its season for three weeks next February despite clear signs from the world’s best players that they want to ...

Canadiens clinch Atlantic Division title

/ Apr 4, 2017

Canadiens clinch Atlantic Division title

Artturi Lehkonen was happy to be a part of the Montreal Canadiens’ division-clinching performance. Lehkonen scored twice in the third period and had an assist to help the Canadiens secure the Atlantic Division title with a 4-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Monday ...

Flyers win after goalie collapses

/ Apr 2, 2017

Flyers win after goalie collapses

Flyers rookie goalie Anthony Stolarz made the best of a scary situation. Stolarz stopped 26 shots after replacing Michael Neuvirth early in the first period and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the New Jersey Devils 3-0 Saturday night. Stolarz, who arrived at the Wells Fargo ...

Flames clinch playoff spot

/ Apr 1, 2017

Flames clinch playoff spot

Brian Elliott had another stellar game and helped the Calgary Flames secure their second trip to the playoffs in eight seasons. Elliott stopped 36 shots to improve to 14-2 in his last 16 starts, Matt Stajan got his first goal in 24 games during ...

/ Apr 1, 2017

U.S. women blank Canada at worlds

The U.S. women’s hockey team, fueled and fired up by an opportunity to play in a tournament it was willing to sit out, started fast and strong against its rival in a highly charged and physical game. Brianna Decker broke a scoreless tie late ...

Scheifele bags winner as Jets down Ducks in OT

/ Mar 31, 2017

Scheifele bags winner as Jets down Ducks in OT

Even though they’re out of the playoff picture, Mark Scheifele and the Winnipeg Jets are still fighting hard to play spoiler. Dustin Byfuglien tied the score with 12 seconds left in regulation and assisted on Scheifele’s 30th goal this season at 3:34 of overtime, ...

Blackhawks skate past short-handed Penguins

/ Mar 30, 2017

Blackhawks skate past short-handed Penguins

Patrick Kane darted behind the Pittsburgh Penguins net, seemingly intent on trying to bend a wraparound past Marc-Andre Fleury. Halfway there, the Chicago Blackhawks star changed his mind, instead flipping a backhand pass to Artemi Panarin at the left post. Panarin flicked the puck ...

USA Hockey, women reach agreement

/ Mar 29, 2017

USA Hockey, women reach agreement

While the impending start of the world championships created urgency for USA Hockey and the women’s national team to hammer out a deal, the agreement had everything to do with tournaments over the next four years and beyond. The sides finalized an agreement Tuesday ...

Oilers end 11-year playoff drought

/ Mar 29, 2017

Oilers end 11-year playoff drought

The Edmonton Oilers are finally back in the playoffs. Cam Talbot made 34 saves as the Oilers officially earned a postseason berth for the first time in 11 years with a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. “It’s a special ...

/ Mar 28, 2017

U.S. senators weigh in on hockey row

Fourteen U.S. senators have written a letter to USA Hockey’s executive director over their concerns about the treatment of the women’s national team. Players have threatened to boycott the upcoming world championships in Michigan over a wage dispute. The senators, all Democrats, urged David ...