Men's hockey

FILE - In this March 22, 2018, filer photo, Los Angeles Kings coach John Stevens gestures to his team during the third period against the Colorado Avalanche in an NHL hockey game in Denver. Stevens has been fired by the struggling Kings just 13 games into his second season in charge. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
November 04, 2018 - 1:06 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The struggling Los Angeles Kings fired head coach John Stevens on Sunday just 13 games into his second season in charge. Willie Desjardins will be the Kings' interim head coach for the rest of the regular season, general manager Rob Blake said. Los Angeles also fired assistant...
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Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne (35) makes a save on a shot by Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
November 03, 2018 - 4:41 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have signed goaltender Pekka Rinne to a two-year contract extension worth $10 million, keeping the Vezina Trophy winner under contract through 2020-21. General manager David Poile announced the extension Saturday on Rinne's 36th birthday, a couple...
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MacKenzie Weegar of the Florida Panthers, left, and Brendan Lemieux of the Winnipeg Jets, right, fight during the NHL Global Series Challenge ice hockey match Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. (Martti Kainulainen via Lehtikuva)
November 02, 2018 - 3:52 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — Roberto Luongo was just happy to finally be back on the ice for the Florida Panthers. "It's just nice to be back part of the team," Luongo said. "It's never fun to be on the sideline watching the game. I put in a lot of work and I'm happy I was able to play a game." Returning from a...
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National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks to the media prior to the ice hockey NHL Global Series match Florida Panthers vs Winnipeg Jets in Helsinki, Finland on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. (Martti Kainulainen/Lehtikuva via AP)
November 01, 2018 - 10:58 am
HELSINKI (AP) — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said that the NHL is planning to play a season-opening game in Prague and another two games in Stockholm next season. Bettman, speaking before the Florida Panthers and the Winnipeg Jets play for the first of their two regular-season games in Finland on...
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New York Islanders left wing Andrew Ladd (16) celebrates with New York Islanders center Valtteri Filppula (51) after scoring a goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
October 31, 2018 - 1:12 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Following an emotional pregame ceremony for their mourning city, Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins channeled their emotions into a flurry of a first period. The Islanders spoiled their efforts for an uplifting finish, though, with Jordan Eberle scoring twice in the second...
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Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews (34) battles for the loose puck with Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Toronto on Saturday, Oct, 27, 2018. Toronto won, 3-2. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
October 29, 2018 - 9:13 am
TORONTO (AP) — Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews is expected to miss at least four weeks because of a shoulder injury. The team says on Twitter the 21-year-old center will be placed on injured reserve Monday. Matthews was injured early in the second period Saturday during Toronto's 3-2 victory over...
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Vegas Golden Knights right wing Alex Tuch, right, celebrates after scoring against Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson (41) during overtime of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
October 29, 2018 - 8:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL is following the NBA's lead by partnering with MGM Resorts International and providing the company with data for use in sports betting. Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the agreement Monday. The Las Vegas-based casino giant is the league's first official sports betting...
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People light candles as they gather for a vigil in the aftermath of a deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Congregation, in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
October 27, 2018 - 7:37 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue (all times local): 10:35 p.m. President Donald Trump has ordered flags at federal buildings throughout the United States to be flown at half-staff in "solemn respect" for the shooting victims at a Pittsburgh synagogue...
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October 26, 2018 - 10:42 am
Former NHL President John Ziegler Jr. has died at 84. The NHL confirmed Ziegler's death in a statement by Commissioner Gary Bettman. Ziegler was living in Florida. The cause of death was not immediately known. Ziegler oversaw the league's merger with the World Hockey Association and was eventually...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby, right, celebrates his second goal with teammate Patric Hornqvist, of Sweden, during NHL hockey game action against the Calgary Flames in Calgary, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
October 25, 2018 - 10:20 pm
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins scored a lot of goals in Alberta — 15 in two games, to be exact. Patric Hornqvist and Phil Kessel each scored twice and the Penguins pounded the Calgary Flames 9-1 on Thursday night. Sidney Crosby, Bryan Rust, Jack Johnson, Jake Guentzel and Matt...
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