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DENVER (AP) — Colorado defenseman Patrik Nemeth set career highs this season in goals, games and perhaps even grudges. See what a little chip on the shoulder can do? Waived by Dallas in October, he was claimed by Colorado soon after and has played an integral role in helping the...
As an expansion team, the Vegas Golden Knights have defied all sorts of odds. Long shots to even make the playoffs seven months ago, they are a favorite to hoist the Stanley Cup in June. Behind the stellar play of goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury, the Golden Knights completed a...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Very little separated San Jose and Anaheim in the regular season, with the Ducks edging out the Sharks by one point for second place in the Pacific Division. Their first-round series wasn't nearly as competitive. The Sharks rode their superior depth,...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Three straight overtime finishes to start the postseason? No problem. That's what the Columbus Blue Jackets and Washington Capitals were saying after Tuesday night's double- OT game, one that finally ended when the puck pinballed around the front of the net...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Nick Foligno sent the text message on Sunday to his family members , promising an enjoyable evening of experiencing and watching the NHL playoffs. "This is going to be a big night for the Folignos," he tapped out on his smartphone. Make it a big week,...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Golden Knights had modest goals in their first season. Put a credible team on the ice while attracting fans unused to a major pro league in Vegas, where gambling and big-name entertainers have ruled the desert city. Nobody said anything the playoffs, let...
Auston Matthews got a taste of playoff hockey last season. Patrik Laine has been waiting two years for this. The third pick in the 2016 draft? Well, Pierre-Luc Dubois is taking a surprising star turn in the spotlight of the NHL playoffs, too. Matthews, Laine, Dubois and 2017 top...
Auston Matthews got a taste of playoff hockey last season. Patrik Laine has been waiting two years for this. The third pick in the 2016 draft? Well, Pierre-Luc Dubois is taking a surprising star turn in the spotlight of the NHL playoffs, too. Matthews, Laine, Dubois and 2017 top...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild were hit with a major setback in their first-round playoff matchup with Winnipeg, a broken sternum for left wing Zach Parise suffered in the last game that will keep him out for at least the remainder of the series and likely longer if...