Hockey

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russia-based Kontinental Hockey League has confirmed that it will add a Chinese club next season as it competes against the NHL in Asian markets. The move means the 2022 Winter Olympic host city of Beijing now has a team in what is widely regarded as the...
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russia-based Kontinental Hockey League has confirmed that it will add a Chinese club next season as it competes against the NHL in Asian markets. Kunlun Red Star, based out of Beijing, has been approved by the KHL board to join the league and now faces a rush...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that Buffalo police are investigating an allegation that Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane physically harassed two women at a downtown Buffalo bar. The person spoke on the condition of...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Once the "Go Leafs, Go!" chants subsided after Toronto selected Arizona-born center Auston Matthews with the first pick in the NHL draft, the Finns began their march to the podium. Three players from Finland were selected among the top five picks, the most...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Hiring coach Mike Babcock and general manager Lou Lamoriello last offseason was the Toronto Maple Leafs' first major step in their high-priced bid to restore relevance to one the NHL's most recognized franchises. The next significant piece in the Maple Leafs...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sin City finally has its first major league sports team. Now the question is what to call it. It won't be the Aces, already taken by a Reno minor league team. The same goes for names like Gamblers, Wranglers, Cowboys and Outlaws, all used at one time or another...
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Keith Yandle signed with the Florida Panthers early Thursday, three days after the team acquired the high-scoring defenseman's negotiating rights in a trade with the New York Rangers. The Panthers sent a sixth-round pick in the draft this week to the Rangers...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Patrick Kane won the Hart Trophy on Wednesday night, becoming the first player born and trained in the U.S. to be named the NHL's most valuable player. The Chicago Blackhawks' NHL scoring champion received three trophies at the league's annual postseason awards...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest at the NHL Awards show from the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (all times EDT): ___ 7:42 p.m. Florida's Jaromir Jagr has won the Masterton Trophy for his perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey at the NHL Awards show. The 44-year-old forward...