/ Jun 3, 2017

Ducks give Carlyle contract extension

Coach Randy Carlyle has received a one-year contract extension through the 2018-19 season from the Anaheim Ducks. The deal announced Friday also includes an option for 2019-20. Carlyle began his second stint in charge of the Ducks last year and immediately led the team to its ...

Aberg notches winning goal to down Ducks

/ May 21, 2017

Aberg notches winning goal to down Ducks

Pontus Aberg spent most of the season in the minors, and he had a part-time depth role for the Nashville Predators in these Stanley Cup playoffs until injuries thrust him into a key role in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals. And now the ...

/ May 13, 2017

IOC has no plans to move 2018 Games

The International Olympic Committee is keeping a close watch on tensions on the Korean Peninsula, but IOC executive director Christophe Dubi said Friday there is no plan to move the 2018 Winter Games away from Pyeongchang in South Korea. "In a context like this one ...

Capitals rally to keep season alive

/ May 7, 2017

Capitals rally to keep season alive

It was quiet in the Washington Capitals' locker room during the second intermission as they stared down the prospect of the end of their season and last best chance at a Stanley Cup potentially being 20 minutes away. A few minutes into the third period, ...

/ 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 victory ...

/ 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 in ...

/ Mar 25, 2017

NFL patriarch Matthews dies

Former San Francisco 49ers lineman Clay Matthews Sr., who was the patriarch of a famous football family, has died. He was 88. The 49ers said Matthews died Thursday. He had been dealing with a long illness. Matthews was a two-way player for San Francisco for four ...

Oilers erupt for five goals in third period

/ Mar 24, 2017

Oilers erupt for five goals in third period

Laurent Brossoit didn't get a lot of action when he came into the game, but the backup goalie's presence sparked a rare third-period comeback for the Edmonton Oilers. Drake Caggiula and Jordan Eberle scored 1:10 apart to break a tie late in the third period, ...