Pens win, close ground on Capitals

/ Mar 18, 2017

Pens win, close ground on Capitals

Their MVP candidate center, the one that’s not Sidney Crosby, is hurting. Four of their top seven defensemen are in street clothes dealing with a variety of injuries. And yet the Pittsburgh Penguins keep rolling anyway. Their 6-4 victory over the New Jersey Devils ...

Bobrovsky bails out Blue Jackets

/ Mar 8, 2017

Bobrovsky bails out Blue Jackets

With All-Star Sergei Bobrovsky in the net, a team can get away with some not-so-energetic play from time to time. Bobrovsky made 33 saves for his third consecutive shutout and the Columbus Blue Jackets handed the New Jersey Devils their eighth straight loss with ...

Bobrovsky adds to stellar season with shutout

/ Mar 6, 2017

Bobrovsky adds to stellar season with shutout

Sergei Bobrovsky is having one of those years goaltenders dream about, and it is making the Columbus Blue Jackets a team to fear when the playoffs start next month. Bobrovsky made 20 saves in posting his second straight shutout and franchise-record 34th win of ...

Capitals extend home winning streak to 14

/ Mar 3, 2017

Capitals extend home winning streak to 14

Braden Holtby only needed to make 15 saves for a shutout on a drab evening of relatively little action, so even he was willing to acknowledge what plenty of others were thinking. “It was more of a game that everyone thinks is out of ...

Capitals conquer Devils in OT

/ Mar 26, 2016

Capitals conquer Devils in OT

The Washington Capitals got a missing piece back and it helped them move within grasping distance of the Presidents’ Trophy — and the top seed when the playoffs start next month. Defenseman John Carlson scored at 2:17 of overtime in his return to the ...

/ Feb 7, 2016

Unlikely hero Carey helps Capitals beat Devils

A day after being called up from the minor leagues, Paul Carey got the Washington Capitals to overtime with his first NHL goal. T.J. Oshie and Alex Ovechkin took over from there. Oshie and Ovechkin scored in the shootout, and the NHL-leading Capitals continued ...

Improving Penguins down Devils

/ Jan 27, 2016

Improving Penguins down Devils

The Pittsburgh Penguins may finally be starting to figure things out. Just in time — they hope — for a playoff push. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 25 shots for his fourth shutout of the season and the surging Penguins beat the New Jersey Devils 2-0 ...

Ovechkin saves Capitals in opener

/ Oct 11, 2015

Ovechkin saves Capitals in opener

After leading the Washington Capitals to a victory with a breakout third-period performance, Alex Ovechkin said Saturday night’s game shouldn’t have reached that point. Although the Russian captain scored a stunning go-ahead goal and set up another in a 5-3 victory over the New ...

Maple Leafs bring in NHL legend Lamoriello as GM

/ Jul 24, 2015

Maple Leafs bring in NHL legend Lamoriello as GM

Brendan Shanahan’s new-school Toronto Maple Leafs front office built on his philosophy of differing viewpoints has a new voice, and this one comes with a lot of NHL experience. Shanahan, who’s a year into his duties as team president, believes new general manager Lou ...

/ Jun 3, 2015

Devils tap Hynes to fill coaching vacancy

John Hynes was hired Tuesday as coach of the New Jersey Devils, becoming the youngest coach in the NHL at 40 years old. General manager Ray Shero said under Hynes, the Devils will be a fast, attacking team that knows how to play defense. ...