Men's hockey

April 29, 2017 - 11:31 pm
A few weeks after the New Jersey Devils closed their worst season in nearly 30 years, general manager Ray Shero has something to smile about. "We finally won something," Shero told The Associated Press by phone shortly after the Devils won the NHL draft lottery on Saturday. "It's the first piece of...
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Pittsburgh Penguins center Jake Guentzel, center, celebrates his goal with Sidney Crosby (87) and Ian Cole (28) during the second period of Game 2 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series against the Washington Capitals, Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
April 29, 2017 - 11:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With Sidney Crosby continuing his brilliance for the Penguins and Braden Holtby not having the same response in net for the Capitals, the second-round series between the NHL's top teams has tilted in Pittsburgh's favor. Crosby set up two goals and the Penguins chased Holtby in a 6...
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Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) reaches for the puck against Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Bryan Rust (17) during the third period of Game 1 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Washington. At front is Capitals defenseman John Carlson. The Penguins won 3-2. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
April 29, 2017 - 10:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vezina Trophy winner Braden Holtby was yanked out of the Washington Capitals' net during Game 2 of their series against the Pittsburgh Penguins, replaced in goal by Philipp Grubauer to start the third period Saturday night. The Capitals began the final period trailing 3-1 after...
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Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) reaches for the puck against Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Bryan Rust (17) during the third period of Game 1 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Washington. At front is Capitals defenseman John Carlson. The Penguins won 3-2. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
April 29, 2017 - 10:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vezina Trophy winner Braden Holtby has been yanked out of the Washington Capitals' net during Game 2 of their series against the Pittsburgh Penguins, replaced in goal by Philipp Grubauer to start the third period. The Capitals began the final period Saturday night trailing 3-1...
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Ottawa Senators center Jean-Gabriel Pageau (44) celebrates his game-winning goal with left wing Mike Hoffman (68) during the second overtime of Game 2 against the New York Rangers in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Ottawa, Ontario. The Senators won 6-5. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 29, 2017 - 9:57 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Jean-Gabriel Pageau might not have seen the goal that capped his 'legendary game' for the Ottawa Senators. Pageau scored a career-high four goals, including the winner 2:54 into the second overtime to lift the Senators to a 6-5 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday,...
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April 29, 2017 - 8:54 pm
The New Jersey Devils bucked the NHL lottery odds, and lady luck wasn't with Las Vegas. New Jersey won the lottery, vaulting four teams including the last-place Colorado Avalanche and expansion Vegas Golden Knights for the right to the first pick in the draft. The Philadelphia Flyers and Dallas...
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April 29, 2017 - 8:24 pm
The New Jersey Devils won the NHL draft lottery, vaulting four teams including the last-place Colorado Avalanche and expansion Vegas Golden Knights for the right to the first pick in the draft. The Philadelphia Flyers and Dallas Stars both made huge jumps in winning the second and third lottery...
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Ottawa Senators center Jean-Gabriel Pageau (44) celebrates his game-winning goal with left wing Mike Hoffman (68) during the second overtime of Game 2 against the New York Rangers in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Ottawa, Ontario. The Senators won 6-5. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 29, 2017 - 7:56 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Jean-Gabriel Pageau got his fourth goal of the game in the second overtime after scoring twice late in regulation, lifting the Ottawa Senators over the New York Rangers 6-5 Saturday in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Ottawa leads the series 2-0 despite trailing...
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Edmonton Oilers defenseman Andrej Sekera celebrates his goal with center Leon Draisaitl, top, during the first period in Game 2 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series against the Anaheim Ducks in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, April 28, 2017. The Oilers won 5-3. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
April 29, 2017 - 2:20 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — While the Anaheim Ducks dominated the puck and peppered the Edmonton net with shots over the final 2 1/2 periods, Cam Talbot stood tall — when he wasn't sprawling, diving or gloving everything in sight. While Connor McDavid is getting most of the attention during the Oilers'...
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Edmonton Oilers defenseman Andrej Sekera celebrates his goal with center Leon Draisaitl, top, during the first period in Game 2 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series against the Anaheim Ducks in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, April 28, 2017. The Oilers won 5-3. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
April 29, 2017 - 1:33 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Cam Talbot made 39 saves, Patrick Maroon scored a power-play goal and the Edmonton Oilers moved halfway to the Western Conference finals with a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks in Game 2 of their second-round series Friday night. Andrej Sekera scored an early goal for the...
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