Emergency goalie protocol talk on tap for NHL GMs meeting

When a 42-year-old Zamboni driver entered as an emergency goaltender and won an NHL game, it became one of the best stor...
16:01 1 March 2022

Ayres enjoys new fame after earning win as emergency goalie

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — David Ayres is still adjusting to new-found stardom after winning a game as the emergency goaltende...
21:26 25 February 2022

Oilers among winners, Panthers losers at NHL trade deadline

Mired in a run of one playoff appearance in 13 seasons, the Edmonton Oilers could really use some hockey deep into April...
8:53 25 February 2022

Trades juice up arms race in deep Metropolitan Division

The Metropolitan Division was already the deepest and most competitive in the NHL.Now the race to the finish is getting ...
19:00 24 February 2022

Capitals snap skid, beat Penguins to vault into first place

WASHINGTON (AP) — T.J. Oshie scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period, Braden Holtby made 33 saves and t...
19:59 23 February 2022

Can Ovechkin catch Gretzky? NHL’s new Mr. 700 has a chance

Alex Ovechkin is making the seemingly impossible appear to be not so far-fetched after all.Wayne Gretzky’s 894 career go...
7:52 23 February 2022

700 club: Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin scores for milestone goal

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — With power and a prodigious shot, Alex Ovechkin now stands where few in the NHL have been.He became ...
22:23 22 February 2022

Vegas stops Tampa Bay’s 11-game streak with 5-3 win

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alec Martinez had a goal and an assist in his Vegas debut, and the Golden Knights stopped Tampa Bay’s 1...
5:53 21 February 2022

Caps hope trade for Dillon, adjustments solve struggles

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — For the first time since October, the Washington Capitals took the ice for practice as something o...
21:12 19 February 2022

LA Kings trade Cup-winning goal scorer Martinez to Vegas

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings have traded Stanley Cup-winning goal scorer Alec Martinez to the Vegas Golden K...
20:25 19 February 2022

Road less traveled: Some NHL teams moving AHL squads closer

DENVER (AP) — Jason Dickinson encountered quite a few bumps in the road on his route to the NHL. Good thing for his trus...
15:09 19 February 2022

Raanta stops 36 shots, Coyotes keep Ovechkin at 698 goals

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Alex Ovechkin tested Antti Raanta early with a hard slap shot from his customary power-play spot in the left circle. He tried to sli...
6:49 16 February 2022

Pastrnak scores 42nd goal; Bruins roll past Detroit, 4-1

BOSTON — As well as the Bruins have played this season, one team that had consistently given them problems was the Red Wings.
21:53 15 February 2022

Amid virus outbreak, concerns about a hockey stick shortage

Jack Eichel snapped his stick over the crossbar in frustration after an empty-net goal sealed a Buffalo Sabres loss, splintering it across the ice. He...
7:18 15 February 2022

Zack Kassian suspended 7 games for kicking opponent

NEW YORK — Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian was suspended seven games by the NHL on Friday for kicking an opponent in the chest.
1:40 15 February 2022

Minnesota Wild fire coach Bruce Boudreau

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Wild fired coach Bruce Boudreau on Friday after their 30th loss of the season.
17:01 14 February 2022

Marchessault’s OT goal lifts Golden Knights past Blues 6-5

LAS VEGAS — Zach Sanford had the best game of his young NHL career — even if his thoughts were understandably far from the ice.
8:05 14 February 2022

Lightning win 9th straight, top Oilers 3-1

TAMPA, Fla. — Yanni Gourde scored a short-handed goal and Andrei Vasilevskiy finished with 29 saves to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to their ninth str...
2:51 14 February 2022

Jeremy Roenick won’t return to NBC Sports after suspension

Jeremy Roenick will not be returning to NBC Sports after his suspension for making inappropriate comments about coworkers.
4:46 13 February 2022

Pastrnak gets hat trick, Bruins beat Canadiens 4-1

BOSTON — David Pastrnak had his fourth hat trick of the season and the Boston Bruins rolled to their third straight win over the Montreal Canadiens, 4...
3:45 13 February 2022

Bouwmeester alert following collapse, Ducks-Blues postponed

ANAHEIM, Calif. — St. Louis defenseman Jay Bouwmeester is conscious and alert after suffering a cardiac episode and collapsing on the bench during the...
5:52 12 February 2022

Benn scores 2 goals, gets 3 as Stars beat Hurricanes 4-1

DALLAS — Jamie Benn got his sixth career hat trick — despite putting only two pucks in the net — and the Dallas Stars beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1...
4:44 12 February 2022

Penguins acquire forward Zucker from Wild for Galchenyuk

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired veteran forward Jason Zucker from Minnesota, giving the Penguins' top-six forward group a jolt as t...
2:30 11 February 2022

Companies offer rebuke of Tennessee’s anti-LGBT adoption law

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Almost three dozen big companies and more than 100 small businesses in Tennessee on Wednesday predicted economic backlash from a ne...
21:52 5 February 2022

NHL’s 1st black player says league working to fight racism

OTTAWA, Ontario — Willie O'Ree is hopeful that one day sports will be free of racism and bigotry, yet thinks it's still a long way off.
6:56 5 February 2022

Review: Green Day returns with snarling and lean album

Green Day, “Father of All...” (Reprise/Warner)
18:47 4 February 2022

Stoneman Douglas players take part in Super Bowl rehearsal

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The dress rehearsal for the Super Bowl is incredibly elaborate, and the NFL needed some football players to help ensure everythi...
19:42 1 February 2022

Ovechkin scores twice, moves into 8th on NHL’s goal list

OTTAWA, Ontario — Alex Ovechkin scored two goals and moved into eight place on the NHL's career goals list, leading the Washington Capitals to a 5-3 w...
3:45 1 February 2022

LA Kings honor Bryant in 1st Staples Center game since crash

LOS ANGELES — All the Los Angeles Kings players showed up to Staples Center wearing Kobe Bryant jerseys before the arena's first sporting event since ...
4:46 30 January 2022

Women’s 3-on-3, shots from stands highlight NHL skills event

ST. LOUIS — Hilary Knight stood among the NHL's best players and felt a little intimidated by the challenge in front of her.
5:23 25 January 2022