Hockey

The Edmonton Oilers won the NHL draft lottery and the right to select Erie Otters star center Connor McDavid with the top pick. The Oilers bucked the odds Saturday night after finishing 28th in the NHL standings. They had just an 11.5 percent chance to win the lottery. At 20...
The Edmonton Oilers won the NHL draft lottery and the right to select Erie Otters star center Connor McDavid with the top pick. The Oilers bucked the odds Saturday night after finishing 28th in the NHL standings. They had just an 11.5 percent chance to win the lottery. At 20...
CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie Scott Darling will start in goal in place of Corey Crawford for the Blackhawks against the Predators in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series. The series is tied 1-1 going into Sunday's game in Chicago. Crawford allowed three goals on 12 shots in the...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll was released from jail Friday night after his arrest for suspected cocaine possession at a Las Vegas resort. KSNV-TV of Las Vegas reports ( http://bit.ly/1G6gQ7H ) Stoll was released on $5,000 bond from the Clark County...
BOSTON (AP) — Fifteen rows up, Travis Roy watched from his wheelchair as the goalie for his former team scored for the opponent in the NCAA championship game. He could sense Matt O'Connor's heartbreak. The mistake tied the game. A few minutes later, Boston University's hopes for...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll was arrested Friday for suspected cocaine possession at the MGM Grand Hotel's Wet Republic pool complex. Las Vegas police Lt. Michael Mauntel said Stoll is being held at the Clark County Detention Center. Stoll is the...
NEW YORK (AP) — In the three decades since USA Network had last broadcast an NHL playoff game, just about everything in television watching changed. In that rapidly evolving world, the cable channel is again embracing the value of sports. USA aired two games as hockey's...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Hampus Lindholm and Sami Vatanen got their first taste of the Stanley Cup playoffs last spring, and the Anaheim Ducks' young defensemen only hungered for more. Vatanen and Lindholm both say they spent the winter preparing for the postseason tournament that...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Joel Quenneville had never pulled Chicago goaltender Corey Crawford from a playoff game before. The coach's experience with the veteran made putting him back in net an easy decision. Quenneville said Thursday that Crawford will start Game 2 against the...