Men's hockey

Arizona Coyotes defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson (4) catches a puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Vegas Golden Knights, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
January 19, 2021 - 2:33 pm
The NHL is temporarily ditching microchipped pucks six days into the season after concerns were raised about their performance. The league announced games from Tuesday night on would be played with pucks made for last season. A review showed the first supply of pucks used for tracking weren’t...
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Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho wearing a protective face mask during the warm up before the English Premier League soccer match between Sheffield United and Tottenham Hotspur at the Bramall Lane stadium in Sheffield, England, Sunday, Jan.17, 2021. (Stu Forster/Pool via AP)
January 19, 2021 - 1:45 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The No. 12 Texas Tech men's basketball team has had its second Big 12 game postponed this week because of COVID-19 issues for its scheduled opponent. The conference on Tuesday postponed the Red Raiders’ home game...
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 Chandler Stephenson #20 of the Vegas Golden Knights celebrates with teammates on the bench after scoring a third-period goal against the Arizona Coyotes during their game at T-Mobile Arena on January 18, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Golden Knights defe
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January 19, 2021 - 6:05 am
A stickless Chandler Stephenson was credited with the game-winning goal, Robin Lehner made 30 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-2 on Monday night.
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin wears a face mask as she waits for the podium ceremony after winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup slalom in Flachau, Austria, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
January 18, 2021 - 1:46 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Canadian women’s hockey team opened a 35-player camp in a Calgary bubble. The 14-day camp is the first physical gathering of national-team players in months because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Hockey Canada...
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Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, left, speaks with International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel during their meeting in Minsk, Belarus, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. (Nikolai Petrov/BelTA Pool Photo via AP)
January 18, 2021 - 11:21 am
ZURICH (AP) — The hockey world championships were pulled from Belarus on Monday following pressure from opposition groups and a threatened boycott by sponsors. The International Ice Hockey Federation cited safety concerns and said it will seek a new country to co-host the tournament with Latvia or...
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Notre Dame forward Juwan Durham (11) drives to the basket against North Carolina forward Armando Bacot (5) and guard Leaky Black (1) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
January 16, 2021 - 11:10 am
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The men's basketball game between Notre Dame and Howard scheduled for Monday has been canceled because of COVID-19 concerns in the Howard program. The Bison had been set to host Notre Dame on Martin Luther King Jr...
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January 15, 2021 - 1:49 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Dallas Stars will open their season Jan. 22 at Nashville after a teamwide outbreak forced their first four games to be postponed. The National Hockey League rescheduled the Stars’ opening games and moved...
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Tomas Nosek #92, Ryan Reaves #75 and William Carrier #28 of the Vegas Golden Knights celebrate after Reaves assisted Nosek on a first-period goal against the Anaheim Ducks at T-Mobile Arena on January 14, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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January 15, 2021 - 5:27 am
Mark Stone scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, Robin Lehner made 20 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 Thursday night in the season opener for both teams.
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Philadelphia Flyers' James van Riemsdyk celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
January 13, 2021 - 7:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nolan Patrick missed last season with debilitating migraines and Oskar Lindblom had his shortened in his fight with a rare bone cancer. The only cheers they heard in their comeback games came in the locker room before faceoff in the form of rousing approval from the Philadelphia...
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FILE - Former Boston Bruins' Willie O'Ree tips his hat as he is honored prior to the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Montreal Canadiens in Boston, in this Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, file photo. The Boston Bruins say they will retire the jersey of Willie O’Ree, who broke the NHL’s color barrier. O’Ree will have his No. 22 jersey honored prior to the Bruins’ Feb. 18 game against the New Jersey Devils. He became the league’s first Black player when he suited up for Boston on Jan. 18, 1958 against the Montreal Canadiens, despite being legally blind in one eye. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
January 12, 2021 - 3:38 pm
BOSTON (AP) — More than 60 years after he broke the NHL's color barrier, Willie O’Ree will soon add another milestone to his career. The Boston Bruins announced Tuesday that O'Ree will have his No. 22 jersey retired prior to the team's Feb. 18 game against the New Jersey Devils. It will make O’Ree...
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