Hockey

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Getzlaf and Jonathan Toews agree that the pain of a Game 7 defeat in the Stanley Cup playoffs doesn't really go away. Instead, good players use that failure to get better while they wait for another chance to take hockey's ultimate test. One year...
GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — It's one game for a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals and the chance to play for hockey's biggest prize. That's what Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Rangers face Friday night at Madison Square Garden in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals. Picking a...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma interviewed for the Buffalo Sabres' vacancy Wednesday. A person familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press the talks took place in Buffalo and included Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula and general...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A person familiar with the discussions tells The Associated Press the Buffalo Sabres are interviewing former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma for their head-coaching vacancy. The meeting was taking place in Buffalo on Wednesday afternoon, and included...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues are sticking with veteran coach Ken Hitchcock for another season. The Blues and Hitchcock on Tuesday announced a one-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed. Hitchcock took over as Blues coach during the 2011-2012 season. He has led...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues are sticking with veteran coach Ken Hitchcock for another season. The Blues and Hitchcock on Tuesday announced a one-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed. Hitchcock took over as Blues coach during the 2011-2012 season. He has led...
NEW YORK (AP) — Take the spotlight off goaltender Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference finals and put it on Ben Bishop of the Tampa Bay Lightning. If it sounds fickle, that's the way it's been for the goaltenders in this series between two of the...
CHICAGO (AP) — The NHL's hottest real estate in May is about 30 square feet in front of each goal. You have to fight to get there, and it is quite difficult to stay in place after you arrive. Anaheim got another scoring tip in a 2-1 victory over Chicago in Game 3 of the Western...
DETROIT (AP) — Mike Babcock stood at the front of the familiar dressing room at Joe Louis Arena, this time for something of a farewell address. He became choked up after about a minute of talking, and at one point he even held up an old newspaper from a decade ago. "I dug it out...