- Crosby helps Penguins beat Lightning to force Game 7 Updated: May-25-16 12:27 am
TAMPA, Florida - The Pittsburgh Penguins made good on Evgeni Malkin's pledge to force Game 7 in the Eastern Conference final.
- Matt Murray back in goal for Penguins against Lightning Updated: May-24-16 5:36 pm
- Johnson's OT deflection lifts Lightning over Penguins 4-3 Updated: May-23-16 12:35 am
PITTSBURGH - Tyler Johnson turned toward the net, wary of taking another shot to his already battered face.
- Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury to start Game 5 Updated: May-22-16 11:49 am
PITTSBURGH - Marc-Andre Fleury is back on the job for the Pittsburgh Penguins.
- Ex-NHL player Stevens pleads not guilty to drug charges Updated: May-18-16 11:07 am
BOSTON - A two-time Stanley Cup champion hockey player from Massachusetts has been freed without bail after pleading not guilty to federal drug charges.
- Caps' GM says it's on him to keep Ovechkin's Cup window open Updated: May-17-16 1:32 pm
ARLINGTON, Virginia - There are hints of gray in Alex Ovechkin's hair now and his 31st birthday is a few months away.
- MLB players police unwritten rules for acceptable conduct Updated: May-16-16 6:51 pm
NEW YORK - Hall of Famer Joe Morgan knows that for more than a century, baseball players have policed themselves.
- Lightning lose goaltender Bishop to apparent leg injury Updated: May-13-16 9:30 pm
PITTSBURGH - Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop left Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals Friday night in the first period with an apparent injury to his left leg.
- Capitals assistant Reirden a 'future head coach' in the NHL Updated: May-13-16 2:42 pm
ARLINGTON, Virginia - Todd Reirden's road to coaching started as a journeyman defenseman playing in the minors for Todd McLellan's Houston Aeros during the 2004-05 NHL lockout.
- New York Rangers sign KHL forward Pavel Bucknevich Updated: May-13-16 1:47 pm
NEW YORK - The New York Rangers have signed Russian forward Pavel Buchnevich.
- Devils' Patrik Elias, Cory Schneider both undergo surgery Updated: May-12-16 7:25 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - The New Jersey Devils say forward Patrik Elias and goalie Cory Schneider had surgeries earlier this week.
- GM Garth Snow focused on helping Islanders 'take next step' Updated: May-12-16 6:25 pm
- Capitals consider season a 'failure' after second-round exit Updated: May-12-16 4:58 pm
ARLINGTON, Virginia - Alex Ovechkin looked up at the clock on the scoreboard and knew exactly what he would've been doing if the Washington Capitals were preparing for a Game 7. Instead, he was left to address another early playoff exit that has become an unwelcome rite of spring.
- Mike Johnston returns to WHL's Portland Winter Hawks as coach and GM Updated: May-11-16 5:25 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Less than two years ago, Mike Johnston thought he had closed the book on his days as head coach and general manager of the Western Hockey League's Portland Winterhawks.
- Caps latest Presidents' Trophy champs to go poof in playoffs Updated: May-11-16 5:16 pm
Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals became the latest in a long line of NHL teams to discover regular-season dominance doesn't translate into playoff prominence.
- Russia calls up Ovechkin to worlds after playoff loss Updated: May-11-16 9:21 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - The Russian Hockey Federation says it is calling up forward Alex Ovechkin and Washington Capitals teammates Evgeny Kuznetsov and Dmitry Orlov for the world championships.
- Penguins heading to Eastern Conference finals with momentum Updated: May-11-16 2:35 am
- Penguins edge Capitals 4-3 in OT to win series in 6 games Updated: May-11-16 1:23 am
- Islanders head into summer with possible changes looming Updated: May-10-16 8:03 pm
SYOSSET, New York - Two days after getting knocked out of the second round of the playoffs, the New York Islanders were still dealing with the sting of their loss as they prepared to head into an offseason of uncertainty.
- Boudreau in Minnesota: 'This is the last place I'm going' Updated: May-10-16 6:27 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Bruce Boudreau's teams have been remarkably consistent and successful over nearly a decade on the bench in the NHL.
- 'The Goldbergs' creator talks love affair with Flyers Updated: May-10-16 3:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Barry Goldberg has come to say goodbye to a close-knit friend at a Flyers funeral. Resting in a box were the tattered remains of Goldberg's cherished Philadelphia Flyers T-shirt he named Big Orange.
- Penguins sticking with rookie Murray in Game 6 vs. Capitals Updated: May-09-16 1:56 pm
PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Penguins are sticking with rookie goaltender Matt Murray.
- Confident Lightning headed to East final again Updated: May-09-16 2:33 am
TAMPA, Florida - The Tampa Bay Lightning proving their deep playoff run of a year ago wasn't happenstance.
- Hedman, Bishop lead Lightning back to East final Updated: May-08-16 7:26 pm
TAMPA, Florida - Victor Hedman and Ben Bishop lifted the Tampa Bay Lightning into the Eastern Conference final for the second straight year.
- Capitals get playoff payoff from Williams against Penguins Updated: May-08-16 2:46 pm
WASHINGTON - When the Los Angeles Kings blew two chances to win the Stanley Cup in 2012, the pressure was on going into Game 6 back at home. Justin Williams gave a pregame speech that defenseman Drew Doughty said he'll never forget.