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Rangers pull back into contention

/ May 3, 2017

Rangers pull back into contention

Mats Zuccarello got the New York Rangers off to a fast start and they cruised to a crucial win against the Ottawa Senators. Zuccarello had a goal and an assist in the first period and the Rangers went on to a 4-1 victory Tuesday ...

Penguins star Crosby out with another concussion

/ May 3, 2017

Penguins star Crosby out with another concussion

The scene brought back jarring memories. Sidney Crosby woozily making his way off the ice after taking a brutal hit from a member of the Washington Capitals. His brain foggy. His immediate future uncertain. The sight of their captain slowly heading to the dressing ...

Capitals edge Penguins in OT; Crosby injured

/ May 2, 2017

Capitals edge Penguins in OT; Crosby injured

A shot from the point by Washington’s Kevin Shattenkirk salvaged — or at the very least, extended — his team’s season. A far different kind of shot may end up determining the outcome of a playoff series growing more contentious by the shift. Shattenkirk’s ...

Ducks earn crucial win over Oilers

/ May 1, 2017

Ducks earn crucial win over Oilers

After scoring three goals in the first 12 minutes, Anaheim let the Edmonton Oilers tie the score midway through the second period. The Ducks then pulled away for a crucial win. Jakob Silfverberg scored twice to lead Anaheim to a 6-3 victory over Edmonton ...

/ Apr 30, 2017

Devils defy odds to win NHL draft lottery

A few weeks after the New Jersey Devils closed their worst season in nearly 30 years, general manager Ray Shero has something to smile about. “We finally won something,” Shero told The Associated Press by phone shortly after the Devils won the NHL draft ...

Blues edge Predators, even series

/ Apr 29, 2017

Blues edge Predators, even series

Vladimir Tarasenko was at the right place at the right time to take advantage of a lucky bounce and help the St. Louis Blues get a big win. Tarasenko scored twice, including the tiebreaking goal with 3:51 left to give the Blues a 3-2 ...

Crosby scores twice as Penguins edge Capitals

/ Apr 28, 2017

Crosby scores twice as Penguins edge Capitals

Sidney Crosby outdueled Alex Ovechkin in a vintage goal-for-goal showdown between the NHL’s top teams, and Nick Bonino and Marc-Andre Fleury put the finishing touches on a playoff classic. Crosby scored two goals in 52 seconds, Bonino had the winner in the third period ...

Oilers overwhelm Ducks in third period

/ Apr 27, 2017

Oilers overwhelm Ducks in third period

For the first 45 minutes of their second-round series opener, the Edmonton Oilers showed they can match the Anaheim Ducks in a tight-checking, low-scoring grind of a playoff hockey game. When things got wild and frantic in the final minutes, the upstart Oilers showed ...

/ Apr 22, 2017

Japan women improve to 5-0 at hockey worlds

Japan capped a stellar week by beating France 4-0 and making it five wins out of five at the second-tier women’s ice hockey world championships on Friday. Smile Japan, which had already secured promotion to the top division a day earlier with a 4-1 ...