Hockey

Tampa Bay Lightning center Brayden Point, left, defenseman Victor Hedman (77), from Sweden, and right wing Nikita Kucherov (86), from Russia, celebrate Kucherov's goal during the second period of Game 3 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series against the Washington Capitals, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
May 15, 2018 - 11:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Victor Hedman scored his first goal of the playoffs and added two assists, and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 36 saves to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference final Tuesday night and cut their series deficit to 2-1. Hedman had...
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Keith Kinkaid of the United States lies on ice after failing to make a save during the Ice Hockey World Championships group B match between Finland and the United States at the Jyske Bank Boxen arena in Herning, Denmark, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
May 15, 2018 - 12:50 pm
HERNING, Denmark (AP) — Finland handed the United States its first defeat at the ice hockey world championship in a 6-2 thumping on Tuesday. The Finns supplanted the U.S. to top Group B in Herning, and will face Switzerland in the quarterfinals on Thursday. The Swiss clinched a quarterfinal berth...
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The Las Vegas Golden Knights celebrate after Tomas Tatar (90) scored on Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) during first period game 2 NHL Western Conference Finals hockey action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Monday, May 14, 2018. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 14, 2018 - 10:54 pm
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Jonathan Marchessault scored twice and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 30 shots, lifting the Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-1 series-evening win over the Winnipeg Jets on Monday night in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals. Kyle Connor scored midway through the third period to...
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Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) leaves the ice as the Washington Capitals celebrate their 6-2 win during Game 2 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series Sunday, May 13, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
May 14, 2018 - 7:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jon Cooper walked into the locker room and didn't get the sense Lightning players were down in the dumps about losing the first two games of the Eastern Conference final. "It was more kind of like an anger of like we want to get back — like let's get Game 3 going here," Tampa Bay'...
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May 14, 2018 - 4:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A decision by the Supreme Court means American sports fans will soon have many more places to place legal bets on the results of football, baseball, basketball, hockey and other games. Five states have the edge in the race to legalize sports betting because they already passed...
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Washington Capitals center Lars Eller (20) cuts around Tampa Bay Lightning center Anthony Cirelli (71) during the second period of Game 2 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series Sunday, May 13, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
May 13, 2018 - 11:46 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Washington Capitals scored in the opening minute of the game and twice in the last 1:02 of the second period to pull away to a 6-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday night and a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference final. Evgeny Kuznetsov and Lars Eller each had a...
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FILE - In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Winnipeg Jets' Dustin Byfuglien (33) celebrates after scoring against the Nashville Predators during the second period of an NHL hockey playoff game in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Winnipeg was already gripped by playoff fever. Now, with the Jets in the Western Conference final, the temperature is rising further. Jets merchandise is flying off shelves and downtown office workers are decked out in team jerseys. The passion surpasses the glory days of 40 years ago when the Jets were champions of the World Hockey Association. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
May 13, 2018 - 7:12 pm
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Dustin Byfuglien is a big problem for Vegas. The 6-foot-5, 260-pound Winnipeg defenseman can do it all, as the Golden Knights saw up close when he helped the Jets win Game 1 of the Western Conference finals with a goal and an assist. "We got moving our feet right away,"...
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Patrick Kane, 2nd right, of the United States celebrates with teammates after scoring his sides second goal during the Ice Hockey World Championships group B match between Norway and the United States at the Jyske Bank Boxen arena in Herning, Denmark, Sunday, May 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
May 13, 2018 - 5:25 pm
HERNING, Denmark (AP) — Captain Patrick Kane scored two goals for the second straight game and added an assist to lead the United States to a 9-3 victory over Norway for its sixth straight win at the ice hockey world championship on Sunday. Defending champion Sweden also recorded its sixth win, 5-3...
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Winnipeg Jets' Patrik Laine (29) celebrates his goal on Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) during the first period of Game 1 of the NHL hockey playoffs Western Conference final, Saturday, May 12, 2108, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 12, 2018 - 11:43 pm
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The Winnipeg Jets were in rhythm and the Vegas Golden Knights looked rusty. Or, maybe the Jets are just that good. Dustin Byfuglien scored about a minute after the puck dropped and Winnipeg built a three-goal lead early in the first period and went on to beat Vegas 4-2 on...
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Denmark's Jesper Jensen, right, fails to score past South Korea's Matt Dalton, left, during the Ice Hockey World Championships group B match between Denmark and South Korea at the Jyske Bank Boxen arena in Herning, Denmark, Saturday, May 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
May 12, 2018 - 1:14 pm
HERNING, Denmark (AP) — Defending champion Sweden prevailed over Slovakia 4-3 in overtime for its fifth straight win at the ice hockey world championship on Saturday. Denmark kept alive its dream of advancing to the quarterfinals by beating South Korea 3-1, and Latvia remained in contention by...
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