Hockey

People watch the IHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship Division II Group A game between Croatia and Estonia at Kwandong Hockey Center in Gangneung, South Korea, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. South Korean Olympic organizers still hope to see NHL players competing at next year's Winter Games despite the National Hockey League's insistence it won't happen. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
April 04, 2017 - 1:08 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Olympic organizers still hope to see NHL players competing at next year's Winter Games despite the National Hockey League's insistence it won't happen. Nancy Park, a spokeswoman for the Pyeongchang 2018 organizing committee, said Tuesday there's still time for...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2017 file photo, Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. A divided Senate Judiciary Committee backed Gorsuch, Monday, April 3, 2017. GOP likely to change Senate rules to confirm him. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
April 03, 2017 - 9:59 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. WHERE A PARTISAN SHOWDOWN LOOMS The full Senate awaits a showdown over a Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Senate Democrats have enough votes to block him, while Republicans will override...
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April 03, 2017 - 9:58 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Olympic organizers still hope to see NHL players competing at next year's Winter Games despite the National Hockey League's insistence it won't happen. A spokeswoman for the Pyeongchang 2018 organizing committee said Tuesday there's still time for "meaningful...
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Tampa Bay Lightning's Ondrej Palat (18), of Czech Republic, is congratulated on his goal by teammates, including Tyler Johnson (9) and Nikita Kucherov (86), of Russia, as Dallas Stars' Gemel Smith reacts during the third period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, April 2, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. The Lightning won 6-3. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)
April 03, 2017 - 7:41 pm
The NHL announced Monday that it will not participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, refusing for the first time in 20 years to halt its season for three weeks so its stars can chase gold for their home countries. From Alex Ovechkin and Jonathan Toews to Connor McDavid and Henrik...
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FILE - This March 17, 2017 file photo shows NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaking with the media following a news conference in Ottawa. The NHL announced Monday, April 3, 2017 that it will not participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, saying it sees no tangible benefit in halting its season for three weeks next February despite clear signs from the world's best players that they want to go. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP, file)
April 03, 2017 - 5:43 pm
The NHL announced Monday that it will not participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, saying it sees no tangible benefit in halting its season for three weeks next February despite clear signs from the world's best players that they want to go. Commissioner Gary Bettman and Deputy...
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Arizona Coyotes left wing Jordan Martinook (48), of Canada, vies for the puck with Los Angeles center Anze Kopitar (11), of Yugoslavia, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, April 2, 2017, in Los Angeles. Kings defenseman Brayden McNabb (3), and Coyote Right wing Josh Joonis, of Canada, move in on the play. (AP Photo/Richard Hartog)
April 03, 2017 - 4:02 pm
The NHL is not going to the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. The league announced its decision Monday afternoon, saying the matter was "officially closed." The league says no meaningful dialogue had materialized in talks with the NHLPA, International Olympic Committee and International Ice...
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In this Thursday, March 30, 2017, photo, U.S. teammates practice with fans holding support signs in preparation for the IIHF Women's World Championship hockey tournament in Plymouth, Mich. USA Hockey and the women's national team agreed to a contract Tuesday, March 28 that ended a wage dispute. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
April 03, 2017 - 1:21 am
PLYMOUTH, Mich. (AP) — The best women's hockey players in the U.S. can now make a living playing the sport they love thanks to a landmark agreement with USA Hockey reached after a threat to boycott the world championship. The deal will likely help their counterparts north of the border make more...
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Boston Bruins goalie Anton Khudobin of Kazakhstan, makes a save during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Chicago Blackhawks, Sunday, April 2, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
April 02, 2017 - 5:02 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Bruins backup Anton Khudobin not only gave No. 1 goalie Tuukka Rask a day off, he helped Boston take a big step toward the playoffs. Khudobin made 41 saves to win his sixth consecutive start, and Boston held off the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Sunday for its season-high fifth straight...
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In this Thursday, March 30, 2017, photo, U.S. teammates practice with fans holding support signs in preparation for the IIHF Women's World Championship hockey tournament in Plymouth, Mich. USA Hockey and the women's national team agreed to a contract Tuesday, March 28 that ended a wage dispute. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
April 02, 2017 - 3:30 pm
PLYMOUTH, Mich. (AP) — The best women's hockey players in the U.S. can now make a living playing the sport they love thanks to a landmark agreement with USA Hockey reached after a threat to boycott the world championship. The deal will likely help their counterparts north of the border make more...
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A trainer checks on New York Islanders' John Tavares after he was injured during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils Friday, March 31, 2017, in New York. The Islanders won 2-1. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
April 02, 2017 - 1:28 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders will have to continue their late-season playoff push without captain and leading scorer John Tavares. Tavares hurt his left hamstring in a 2-1 win against New Jersey on Friday, and coach Doug Weight says there's no expectation he can return before the...
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