Hockey

AP source: Sharks closing in on 7-year deal with…

AP source: San Jose Sharks closing in on 7-year contract with F Evander Kane

Ovechkin, Capitals prepare for 'biggest game of…

Alex Ovechkin excited about opportunity to lead Capitals to Stanley Cup Final

Steven Stamkos expects a wild atmosphere for Game…

Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos on the excitement of Game 7 tonight against the Washington Capitals and the anticipation of taking the ice in front of what he expects will be a wild crowd at Amalie Arena.

Rangers hire Boston University's David Quinn as coach

The New York Rangers have hired Boston University's David Quinn as their new head coach

Lou Lamoriello hired to run hockey operations for…

Longtime NHL executive Lou Lamoriello joins Islanders, with full authority on all hockey matters

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Cup-seeking Wild unveil new GM Fenton: 'No…

Wild owner lays out Stanley Cup goal for new GM Fenton upon intro: 'No pressure, Paul, but that is where it starts'

Ryan Callahan on Game 7: After that 1st shift, it…

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan says there is excitement when it comes to Game 7 but that taking the ice and getting -- or giving -- that first hit turns it into another hockey game.

George McPhee's strategic moves help Vegas reach Cup Final

Vegas Golden Knights general manager George McPhee constructed the team last summer, but his tactical moves at the trade deadline proved just as beneficial toward their run to the Stanley Cup Final

Stanley Cup-bound Vegas turning impossible into…

The Vegas Golden Knights are headed to the Stanley Cup Final after beating the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 to win the Western Conference final series in five games

Expansion Vegas Golden Knights advance to Stanley…

Ryan Reaves scored the winning goal, Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights pushed their remarkable expansion season into the Stanley Cup Final, beating the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 in Game 5 of the Western Conference final

Yanni Gourde on the importance of staying poised…

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Yanni Gourde says emotions are likely to run high in a Game 7 and that it will be important for the players to maintain their poise tonight against the Washington Capitals.

St. Louis Blues' arena changing name to Enterprise Center

The home of the St. Louis Blues is getting a new name: Enterprise Center

Sweden beats Switzerland to retain world ice…

Sweden capped a victorious run through the ice hockey world championship by edging Switzerland 3-2 in the final after a penalty shootout to successfully defend its title

Vasilevskiy turns East final around for Lightning

Goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy turns the Eastern Conference final around for Lightning

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What do Lightning need to do to win Game 7?

Bobby "The Chief" Taylor has some succinct analysis for what the Tampa Bay Lightning need to do to beat the Washington Capitals in Game 7 on Wednesday.

Vasillevskiy shines late, Lightning hold off…

Cedric Paquette scores early, Andrei Vasilevskiy shines late, Lightning beat Capitals 3-2 in Game 5

Swiss stun Canada, Sweden crushes US in ice…

Switzerland has stunned title favorite Canada 3-2 to reach only its third final of the world ice hockey championship in Copenhagen

Smith's third-period goal lifts Vegas to 3-2 win…

Reilly Smith scored on a breakaway goal late in the third period to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets in Game 4 of their Western Conference final Friday night

T.J. Oshie, Braden Holtby on Capitals win over…

T.J. Oshie, Braden Holtby address the media Monday night after helping lift the Washington Capitals past the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final

Column: Viva Las Vegas! Knights a win from Stanley Cup Final

Column: Viva Las Vegas! expansion Golden Knights close in on trip to Stanley Cup Final

Special teams lift Lightning back in East final…

Lightning special teams key to rebounding in Eastern Conference final against Capitals

Vasilevskiy, Lightning top Caps 4-2 to even East…

Alex Killorn scored the tiebreaker with about 8 minutes left, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 36 saves, and the Tampa Bay Lightning weathered the equivalent of more than a period without a shot on goal to edge the Washington Capitals 4-2

Jon Cooper critical of Lightning's dearth of…

Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper breaks down the Game 6 loss to the Washington Capitals, saying the team must do a better job of putting pucks on net and generating shots.

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Column: Atlanta hockey fans cheering Anybody But The Jets

Column: Winnipeg's playoff run rips bandages off old wounds for Atlanta hockey fans

Kane leads US into semis, Canada knocks out Russia

Captain Patrick Kane scored two goals to lift the United States to a 3-2 win over the Czech Republic in the quarterfinals of the ice hockey world championship while Canada beat Russia 5-4 in overtime

Tickle Me, Fleury: Vegas goalie tickles Jets…

Marc-Andre Fleury gave Blake Wheeler quite an earful in Vegas' playoff win over Winnipeg