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Oshie's OT goal for Caps beats Wild 5-4 after Ovi…

T.J. Oshie scored his second goal of the game 1:42 into overtime to bookend Alex Ovechkin's hat trick, and Braden Holtby and the Washington Capitals beat the Minnesota Wild 5-4 for their fifth straight victory

'Canes: Lack strained neck in scary game-ending…

The Carolina Hurricanes say Eddie Lack is out of the hospital with a strained neck after the goalie was crashed into on the final play of an overtime loss to Detroit

USA Hockey Strikes Deal with Women’s National…

The U.S. national women’s hockey team has signed a new four-year deal with USA Hockey to end its boycott of the upcoming world championships, USA Hockey announced.

Tarasenko, Blues stay red-hot with win over Coyotes

Vladimir Tarasenko and Patrik Berglund scored, Berglund added an assist and the St. Louis Blues beat the Arizona Coyotes 3-1

Ducks soar in 6-3 win over Rangers, returning…

Andrew Cogliano scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, Jonathan Bernier made 25 saves and the Anaheim Ducks won their fourth straight game by defeating Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers 6-3

Ovechkin hits 30 goals, Winnik scores as Caps…

Alex Ovechkin recorded his 30th goal of the season and Daniel Winnik scored two goals including the game-winner late in the third period as the Washington Capitals overcame listless stretches to beat the lowly Arizona Coyotes 4-1

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Hurricanes Goalie Eddie Lack Taken from Ice on…

Hurricanes goalie Eddie Lack exited the ice on a stretcher after being injured on the game’s final play Monday. Lack was hurt when Red Wings center Andreas Athanasiou collided with him in the process of scoring the game-winning goal in overtime.

Iginla fights and scores, Kings beat Flames in chippy game

Jarome Iginla scored his 100th game-winning goal, got an assist and drew blood in a fight during what might have been his Saddledome finale, helping the Los Angeles Kings beat the Calgary Flames 4-1 in a brutal game

Bettman: Concessions needed for NHL to go to…

The International Olympic Committee and hockey's governing body will have to make concessions if the NHL is going to send the world's best players to the Winter Games in South Korea next year

Avalanche, Senators to play 2 regular-season…

The Colorado Avalanche and Ottawa Senators will play two games in Sweden next season, the NHL's first regular-season games in Europe since 2011

Capitals hold on to beat Avalanche for 6th straight win

Marcus Johansson and Evgeny Kuznetsov each had a goal and an assist, Jay Beagle and John Carlson also scored and the Washington Capitals kept rolling with a 5-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche

'Stupid' NHL divisional playoff format is drawing…

The NHL's divisional playoff format is drawing criticism because two of the top three teams in the league could meet in the first round

Ovechkin shines as Caps snap Elliott's streak…

Alex Ovechkin had a goal and two assists, T.J. Oshie scored his 30th of the season and the NHL-leading Washington Capitals beat the surging Calgary Flames 4-2

Blackhawks overwhelm short-handed Penguins 5-1

Artemi Panarin and Richard Panik started a four-goal first period for Chicago, and the Blackhawks moved closer to locking up the Central Division title with a 5-1 victory over the short-handed Pittsburgh Penguins

Crosby loses teeth, Penguins clinch playoff berth…

Sidney Crosby scored a highlight-reel goal and lost a pair of front teeth in helping the Pittsburgh Penguins clinch their 11th consecutive playoff berth with a 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres

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Blackhawks strike fast in third, rally past Avs 6…

Jonathan Toews scored twice and Richard Panik and Artemi Panarin each had one in a span of 3:02 in the third period to erase Colorado's two-goal lead and rally the Chicago Blackhawks past the Avalanche 6-3 for their fifth straight win

Sharks, Wild stumble toward NHL playoffs

The San Jose Sharks and Minnesota Wild came into March with hopes of earning the best record in the Western Conference

Capitals clinch playoff spot by beating Lightning…

T.J Oshie had three goals and an assist, Justin Williams and John Carlson had early third-period goals, and the Washington Capitals clinched a playoff spot by beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-3

Women players dispute USA Hockey numbers on wages

Women players are calling USA Hockey's characterization of their wage demands "patently false" after the organization stated it would exceed $8 million in an Olympic year and $5.7 million in a non-Olympic year

Perry, Eaves score early as Ducks down Canucks 4-1

Corey Perry and Patrick Eaves scored 74 seconds apart early in the first period, and the Anaheim Ducks cruised past the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 to extend their season-high winning streak to five games

Playoff-bound Sharks snap skid with 5-4 win over Rangers

Brent Burns scored a power-play goal 3:10 into overtime and the San Jose Sharks snapped a six-game losing streak on the night they clinched a playoff berth, rallying past the New York Rangers 5-4

Talbot helps Oilers beat Kings 2-1 to clinch playoff spot

Cam Talbot made 34 saves as the Edmonton Oilers officially earned a playoff spot for the first time in 11 years with a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings

Gallagher puts Canadiens ahead in 4-1 win over Stars

Brendan Gallagher put Montreal ahead early in the third period and the Canadiens went on to a 4-1 victory over the Dallas Stars

Bobrovsky stops 41 shots as Blue Jackets beat Sabres 3-1

Cam Atkinson got his team-leading 34th goal and Sergei Bobrovsky had 41 saves to power the Columbus Blue Jackets over the Buffalo Sabres 3-1

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Weal leads Flyers past Senators 3-2 in shootout

Jordan Weal scored the only shootout goal after tying the game late in the third period to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators

Patrik Laine scores in shootout, Jets rally to beat Devils

Patrik Laine scored in a shootout and the Winnipeg Jets rallied from a two-goal deficit to beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 in the makeup of a game that was postponed by a snowstorm earlier this month

Rask backstops Bruins to 4-1 win over Predators

Tuukka Rask made 24 saves in his return from a one-game absence and the Boston Bruins beat the Nashville Predators 4-1, boosting their playoff chances