Men's hockey

March 28, 2019 - 6:48 am
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The NHL has announced its third partnership with a sports gambling operator, a deal with William Hill. The league previously into entered deals with FanDuel and MGM. All three companies have been designated as "official sports betting partners" of the NHL. The moves reflect...
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Edmonton Oilers' Darnell Nurse (25), Leon Draisaitl (29) and Joseph Gambardella (45) celebrate Leon Draisaitl's (29) hat trick against the Los Angeles Kings during the third period of an NHL game in Edmonton, Alberta, Tuesday, March 26, 2019. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
March 26, 2019 - 11:35 pm
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — It had been 34 years since Edmonton Oilers teammates enjoyed a game like this. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Leon Draisaitl each scored three goals as Edmonton powered its way to an 8-4 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. The last time two Oilers posted hat...
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Los Angeles Kings' Drew Doughty, left, sends Calgary Flames' Derek Ryan flying during second-period NHL hockey game action in Calgary, Alberta, Monday, March 25, 2019. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
March 25, 2019 - 9:52 pm
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The team in last place in the West tripped up the conference leaders Monday night. Backup goaltender Jack Campbell made 42 saves in his second shutout of the season as the Los Angeles Kings beat the conference-leading Calgary Flames 3-0. Jonny Brodzinski and defenseman Derek...
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March 25, 2019 - 12:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump welcomed the reigning NHL champion Washington Capitals to the Oval Office at the White House on Monday to congratulate them for winning the Stanley Cup in June. Trump said it was an honor to have the team there because he's a hockey fan and a Capitals fan...
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Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek (93), of the Czech Republic, collides with Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Washington. Capitals left wing Carl Hagelin (62) and defenseman Brooks Orpik (44) look on. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
March 24, 2019 - 12:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Braden Holtby made 35 saves to compensate for an inconsistent effort by his teammates, and the Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Sunday afternoon to snap a two-game skid. Holtby was in late-season form and helped Washington kill off three of four Philadelphia...
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Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek (93) celebrates his goal with James van Riemsdyk (25) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday, March 15, 2019, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
March 21, 2019 - 2:54 am
Jakub Voracek was psyched at the mere suggestion the Philadelphia Flyers might play an NHL game in his native Czech Republic. "I'm not going to lie to you, it would be great," Voracek said with a smile. "Obviously to play an NHL game in your home country, it'd be awesome." Voracek will get that...
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Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88), of Russia, celebrates with defenseman Braydon Coburn (55), center Yanni Gourde, second from left, and center Steven Stamkos (91) as Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) skates by after an NHL hockey game Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Washington. The Lightning won 5-4 in overtime. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
March 20, 2019 - 8:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy piled up the saves, and the Tampa Bay Lightning and Washington Capitals traded blows in a thrilling potential playoff preview. Vasilevskiy made a franchise-record 54 saves, Nikita Kucherov scored twice and the NHL-leading Lightning won their sixth consecutive...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin, of Russia, holds up the Stanley Cup trophy during the NHL hockey team's Stanley Cup victory celebration at the National Mall in Washington. The U.S. Capitol rises in the background. A person with direct knowledge of the decision says the Capitals will go to the White House on Monday, March 25, 2019, to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday, March 19, 2019, because the team had not announced the decision.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
March 19, 2019 - 7:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals will get a chance to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship with President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday. One player has already said he won't attend. Minutes after the Capitals beat the New Jersey Devils 4-1 on Tuesday night...
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Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27), center Steven Stamkos (91), defenseman Erik Cernak (81) and left wing Ondrej Palat (18) celebrate Stamkos' goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Arizona Coyotes Monday, March 18, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
March 18, 2019 - 7:43 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos scored his 36th goal of the season and the Tampa Bay Lightning clinched the Presidents' Trophy with a 4-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Monday night. The Lightning, who have 116 points, will have home-ice advantage throughout the Stanley Cup playoffs. Stamkos...
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Calgary Flames' Johnny Gaudreau (13) celebrates his penalty-shot goal against the New Jersey Devils during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in Calgary, Alberta. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
March 12, 2019 - 10:46 pm
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Johnny Gaudreau busted out of a scoring slump in a big way. Gaudreau had three goals and three assists, and the Calgary Flames scored six times in the third period on their way to a 9-4 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night. Derek Ryan added two goals for...
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