Hockey

TORONTO (AP) — Brad Marchand and Patrice Bergeron have been skating, scoring and setting each other up as if they're in midseason form with the Boston Bruins. Sidney Crosby, picking right up where he left off a few months ago in winning the Stanley Cup with the Pittsburgh...
After the Penguins paraded the Stanley Cup through the streets of Pittsburgh, Sidney Crosby took it to his hometown of Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, Evgeni Malkin to Moscow and Phil Kessel to a children's hospital in Toronto as part of the summer-long celebration. If there's one...
After the Penguins paraded the Stanley Cup through the streets of Pittsburgh, Sidney Crosby took it to his hometown of Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, Evgeni Malkin to Moscow and Phil Kessel to a children's hospital in Toronto as part of the summer-long celebration. If there's one...
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The gang's almost entirely back for the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins and Presidents' Trophy-winning Washington Capitals, Steven Stamkos re-upped with the Tampa Bay Lightning and the retooled Florida Panthers look ready for their close up. Get...
The NHL's Western Conference should be wild all season, perhaps as much as ever as parity reigns and points are tough to come by on any given night. A slew of teams have a shot at advancing to the Stanley Cup finals. The defending Conference champion San Jose Sharks, who had...
TORONTO (AP) — Team Europe started fast and strong against Canada, getting three shots on Carey Price and drawing a penalty in the first 21 seconds of Game 1 in the World Cup of Hockey finals. "They skated right by us on the first shift," Canadian coach Mike Babcock said. The...
TORONTO (AP) — Rene Fasel says he feels better about the chances of having NHL players compete at the 2018 Olympics than he did earlier this year. The International Ice Hockey Federation president told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he believes the odds are 50-50 the best...
Sept. 17-Oct. 1 — World Cup of Hockey, Toronto. Oct. 12 — Regular season opens. Oct. 23 — NHL Heritage Classic, Winnipeg, Manitoba. 2017 Jan. 2 — NHL Winter Classic, St. Louis.
TORONTO (AP) — Canada, as expected, is in the World Cup of Hockey finals. Team Europe, an unexpected contender, also is in the best-of-three series. "Nobody would guess we could be in the final," Marian Hossa said after helping Europe beat Sweden 3-2 Sunday in the semifinals. "...