Mar 15, 2014

Backstrom will get Olympic silver

Swedish hockey star Nicklas Backstrom will receive an Olympic silver medal even though he was suspended from the final in Sochi after a positive drug test. The IOC ruled Friday that Backstrom had not intended to enhance his performance, laying the blame for his ...

Sweden defeats Finland in hockey semifinals

Feb 21, 2014

Sweden defeats Finland in hockey semifinals

Erik Karlsson scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 25 shots, lifting Sweden over Finland 2-1 on Friday and into the gold-medal game at the Sochi Olympics. The 2006 Olympic champions will face the United States or Canada ...

Japan goes winless in women's hockey tournament

Feb 18, 2014

Japan goes winless in women's hockey tournament

Susann Gotz had a goal and an assist to lead Germany to a 3-2 victory over Japan on Tuesday in the Olympic women’s hockey seventh-place game. Japan, which has never won a game in the Olympics, finished eighth and is now 0-10, including its ...

Oshie lifts U.S. to win over Russia

Feb 16, 2014

Oshie lifts U.S. to win over Russia

T.J. Oshie brainstormed while he skated to center ice, desperately trying to come up with one last move to end an epic shootout. He had already taken five shots at Sergei Bobrovsky, and the Russians were still even. Yet Oshie was chosen for the ...

Jagr, Czech Republic prevail against Latvia

Feb 14, 2014

Jagr, Czech Republic prevail against Latvia

Jaromir Jagr scored his second goal of the Olympics, Jakub Voracek got the tiebreaker in the second period, and the Czech Republic survived an early scare for a 4-2 victory over Latvia on Friday in the Olympic hockey tournament. Marek Zidlicky had a goal ...

Feb 12, 2014

Price named starting goalie for Canada's Olympic opener

Goalie Carey Price will start Canada’s Olympic opener against Norway on Thursday, and Roberto Luongo will start Friday against Austria. Canada coach Mike Babcock announced his rotation Wednesday after practice in Sochi, but Babcock and both goalies attributed no significance to the order. The ...