Hockey

United States' Monique Lamoureux-Morando, left, celebrates her goal against Canada during the third period in a Rivalry Series hockey game in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. The United States won 4-3 in overtime. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
February 09, 2020 - 2:25 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Megan Bozek provided a perfect ending to the Rivalry Series for the United States. The defenseman's power-play goal 42 seconds into overtime gave the U.S. a 4-3 victory over Canada on Saturday night in front of the largest crowd to watch a women's national team game in...
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Philadelphia Flyers center Sean Couturier (14) celebrates his goal with center Claude Giroux (28) and right wing Travis Konecny (11) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
February 08, 2020 - 9:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sean Couturier scored twice, Claude Giroux recorded three points and Brian Elliott made 25 saves to help the Philadelphia Flyers deny Alex Ovechkin a milestone and blow out the Washington Capitals 7-2 Saturday night. Philadelphia limited Ovechkin to one shot on net and kept...
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United States' Hilary Knight celebrates her goal against Canada during the third period of a Rivalry Series hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 06, 2020 - 3:10 am
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Hayley Scamurra scored in the third period, leading the United States to a 3-1 victory over Canada on Wednesday night in Game 4 of their Rivalry Series. Dani Cameranesi and Hilary Knight also scored for the American. Jocelyne Larocque scored for Canada. Katie Burt...
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Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson, right, celebrates his goal with center Nicklas Backstrom (19), of Sweden, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, as Los Angeles Kings defenseman Sean Walker (26) skates by, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
February 04, 2020 - 10:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin recorded his 27th career hat trick and raised his career goal total to 698 during a five-minute stretch of the third period, rallying the Washington Capitals to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. Ovechkin, who is closing in on becoming the...
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Calgary Flames goalie David Rittich reacts after giving up a goal to the Edmonton Oilers during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in Calgary, Alberta. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 02, 2020 - 2:48 am
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Edmonton used a fast start and strong finish to get past Calgary. Connor McDavid scored twice to lead the Oilers to an 8-3 victory over the Flames on Saturday night in a game that featured a goalie fight. The Oilers jumped out to an early 2-0 lead and extended it to three...
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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) skates past Ottawa Senators defenseman Thomas Chabot (72) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press via AP)
January 31, 2020 - 10:45 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored two goals and moved into eight place on the NHL's career goals list, leading the Washington Capitals to a 5-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Friday night. Ovechkin's second-period goal, his 36th of the season and the 694th of his career, tied him with...
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Canada goalie Ann-Renee Desbiens (35) stops a United States' Annie Pankowski (27) shot during the first period in the women's 3-on-3 game, part of the NHL hockey All-Star weekend, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
January 24, 2020 - 11:06 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Shooting pucks from the stands and some of the best women's hockey players in the world going back and forth in a 3-on-3 game stole the show at the NHL All-Star Skills Competition. The two new events spiced up the skills competition by showcasing the kind of offensive skill that...
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Colorado Rockies outfielder Larry Walker, left, and New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter shake hands after receiving their Baseball Hall of Fame jersey and cap, Wednesday Jan. 22, 2020, during a news conference in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
January 22, 2020 - 8:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter and Larry Walker rarely crossed paths during their time in the major leagues. "There was one time in the Bahamas, playing blackjack, that we sat down for a little while with Matt Damon, and we sat there and played for a little while," Walker recalled of a gambling...
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FIEE - In this Oct. 31, 2001, file photo, New York Yankees' Derek Jeter celebrates his game-winning home run in the 10th inning as he rounds first base in Game 4 of baseball's World Series against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Yankee Stadium in New York. Jeter could be a unanimous pick when Baseball Hall of Fame voting is announced Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
January 21, 2020 - 8:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Known for two decades as No. 2, Derek Jeter is now linked to the number 1 — as in, who was the lone Hall of Fame voter who didn't put a check mark next to his name? Jeter came within one vote of being a unanimous pick on Tuesday, falling just shy of the standard set when longtime...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2013, file photo, Calgary Flames right wing Akim Aliu loses control of the puck as the blade of his stick breaks off, while Colorado Avalanche's Ryan O'Byrne defends during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Denver. Former NHL forward Aliu expects "big change" in hockey after a meeting with top league executives Tuesday. Aliu met with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and deputy commissioner Bill Daly in Toronto to discuss his allegation that former Flames coach Bill Peters used a racial slur several times during the 2009-10 season while the two were with the Chicago Blackhawks' top minor league affiliate in Rockford, Ill. The Flames investigated Aliu’s claim, and Peters resigned last Friday. Peters apologized to the Flames and general manager Brad Treliving for using "offensive language" in Rockford. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
January 21, 2020 - 3:37 pm
Former NHL forward Akim Aliu has signed in the Czech Extraliga for the remainder of the season, a person with direct knowledge of the move told The Associated Press on Tuesday. Aliu joins the Czech league team with 14 games left in the season and playing for HC Litvínov gives him a chance to...
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