Hertl scores 2 to lead Sharks past Avalanche 2-1 in Game 5

Sports 05/04/19, 23:45

Tomas Hertl scored his second goal of the game with 13:34 remaining in the third period and the San Jose Sharks went on to beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-1 in Game 5 on Saturday night to take a 3-2 lead in their Western Conference semifinal series.Hertl tied the game with ...

Pastrnak, Bruins beat Blue Jackets 4-3 for 3-2 series lead

Sports 05/04/19, 21:29

David Pastrnak scored his second goal of the game with 1:28 left to cap a wild third period, and Tuukka Rask stopped 33 shots to help the Boston Bruins beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 on Saturday night and take a 3-2 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal series.Rask got ...

Blues still desperate and trailing Stars going into Game 6

Sports 05/04/19, 17:23

The St. Louis Blues have been playing desperate hockey all of 2019 — since being in last place at the start of January and making an incredible comeback to make the playoffs.Now they are trailing in the postseason for the first time, down 3-2 in their second-round series against the ...

Canes’ van Riemsdyk out 4-6 months after shoulder surgery

Hockey 05/04/19, 14:37

Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk is expected to miss the rest of the playoffs after having shoulder surgery.General manager Don Waddell said Saturday that the 27-year-old van Riemsdyk underwent surgery on his left shoulder and is expected to miss four to six months.The Hurricanes recalled defenseman Jake Bean from ...

‘Canes get comfortable in new territory of the playoffs

Hockey 05/04/19, 01:58

The formerly last-place Carolina Hurricanes stormed back to knock out their division's best team in seven games. Then they swept the second-best team.Maybe it's time to rethink the significance of those Metropolitan Division standings.The Hurricanes advanced to another Eastern Conference final after polishing off a sweep of the New York ...

Hurricanes finish sweep, beat Islanders 5-2 in Game 4

Hockey 05/04/19, 00:33

Teuvo Teravainen and Greg McKegg scored 66 seconds apart in the second period, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Islanders 5-2 on Friday night to complete a sweep of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.Teravainen and linemate Sebastian Aho each finished with a goal and an assist, captain Justin ...

Spezza, Lindell score as Stars edge for 3-2 series lead

Sports 05/03/19, 23:34

Jason Spezza scored and Ben Bishop made 38 saves as the Dallas Stars beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 Friday night to take a 3-2 lead int heir Western Conference semifinal series.Esa Lindell also scored for the Stars, who can advance with a win in Game 6 at home on ...

Hurricanes sweep Islanders with 5-2 victory in Game 4

Sports 05/03/19, 20:45

Teuvo Teravainen and Greg McKegg scored 66 seconds apart in the second period, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Islanders 5-2 on Friday night to sweep their second-round series.Teravainen and linemate Sebastian Aho each finished with a goal and an assist, captain Justin Williams and rookie star Andrei ...

Goalie drama: Lehner out, Greiss in for Islanders

Hockey 05/03/19, 19:39

The New York Islanders pulled starting goalie Robin Lehner in the second period of Game 4 of their second-round series with the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night.With his team trailing the series 3-0, coach Barry Trotz played coy by declining to announce his starter in the lead-up to the game, ...

The fast and furious: MacKinnon has Avs buzzing in playoffs

Hockey 05/03/19, 14:17

Nathan MacKinnon received a text message from a good buddy just before the start of the playoffs. The basic point: Attack and dictate the pace. The speedy Colorado Avalanche forward has taken Sidney Crosby's advice to heart. Credit Crosby with an assist. San Jose Sharks goaltender Martin Jones, left, covers the puck after ...

Devils legends Stevens and Daneyko together on TV

Hockey 05/03/19, 01:44

The familiar red-and-black uniforms are gone, replaced by suits and ties, and lapel microphones and pens are in place instead of skates and sticks. On a nearby wall is a reminder of their successes over the years — their names, inscribed with others who have won the Stanley Cup.Scott Stevens ...

Women’s players hope NHL steps in to create new league

Sports 05/03/19, 01:31

Meghan Duggan need only look around sports to get excited about what an NHL-run women's hockey league might look like.The NBA did it with the WNBA. Soccer leagues in Europe and the U.S. have done it. And that was enough for the 2018 U.S. Olympic gold-medal winning captain and more ...

Avalanche blank Sharks, Bruins top Blue Jackets

Hockey 05/03/19, 00:14

Nathan MacKinnon kept up his scoring spree with a second-period goal, Philipp Grubauer stopped 32 shots for his first career playoff shutout and the Colorado Avalanche beat the San Jose Sharks 3-0 Thursday night to tie the Western Conference semifinal series at two games apiece.MacKinnon has at least a point ...

MacKinnon, Avs beat Sharks 3-0 in Game 4 to even series

Sports 05/03/19, 00:07

Nathan MacKinnon kept up his scoring spree with a second-period goal, Philipp Grubauer stopped 32 shots for his first career playoff shutout and the Colorado Avalanche beat the San Jose Sharks 3-0 Thursday night to tie the Western Conference semifinal series at two games apiece.MacKinnon has at least a point ...

Bruins top Blue Jackets to even playoff series at 2-2

Sports 05/02/19, 21:35

Tuukka Rask stopped 39 shots and the Boston Bruins got some much-needed production from their top-liners in a 4-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night that evened their Eastern Conference semifinal series at two games apiece.Patrice Bergeron had two goals, David Pastrnak had a goal and an ...

Hockey Hall of Famer Red Kelly dies at age 91

Sports 05/02/19, 14:50

Red Kelly, the defenseman-turned-center whose Hall of Fame career included eight Stanley Cups while playing for Detroit and Toronto, has died. He was 91.Kelly's family said in a statement that he died Thursday in Toronto.Kelly spent nearly 13 seasons with Detroit, helping the Red Wings win four championships from 1950-55. ...

Brind’Amour leading another playoff run, this time as coach

Sports 05/02/19, 14:30

The Carolina Hurricanes haven't made the playoffs often. When they do, they stick around for a while.This is just their fourth postseason appearance since 2002, but they reached the Eastern Conference final — at least — in each of their last three appearances and are one victory against the New ...

Golden Knights promote McCrimmon to GM, retain McPhee

Hockey 05/02/19, 11:22

The Vegas Golden Knights have promoted Kelly McCrimmon to general manager and kept George McPhee as president of hockey operations.McPhee and owner Bill Foley announced the unexpected move Thursday amid speculation about other NHL teams being interested in McCrimmon. He had served as McPhee's top assistant since August 2016, a ...

Update: Coyne Schofield says NWHL isn’t long-term option

Hockey 05/02/19, 10:26

The Latest on women's hockey players announcing boycott in demand for one league (all times Eastern):11:15 a.m.U.S. star Kendall Coye Schofield tells The Associated Press that the National Women's Hockey League has repeatedly shown it is not a viable, long-term option for players.Coyne Schofield and more than 200 other players ...

Women’s hockey stars announce boycott in demand for 1 league

Sports 05/02/19, 10:14

Unhappy with the status quo, more than 200 of the world's top female hockey players declared Thursday they will not compete in North America next season in a dramatic attempt to establish a single, economically viable professional league.The players announced their decision in a joint statement released to The Associated ...

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