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  • Bowman’s response to Kane injury helped Blackhawks reach Cup

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The NHL trade deadline was just days away when everything changed for the Chicago Blackhawks. Patrick Kane broke his left collarbone in a win over Florida, and general manager Stan Bowman…

  • Why you should care about the Stanley Cup Finals

    WASHINGTON — The Stanley Cup Finals begin on Wednesday, without any classic rivalry or history at stake. Sure, there are two talented teams, each with at least one title in the past dozen years. But…

  • Canadiens agree to 6-year contract to D Petry

    MONTREAL (AP) — Jeff Petry liked Montreal so much he decided to stay. The 27-year-old defenseman has agreed to a $33 million, six-year contract with the Canadiens. He was eligible for unrestricted free agency. “Once…

  • Veteran Blackhawks, young Lightning open Stanley Cup Final

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks headed south this week to secure a dynasty, and the Tampa Bay Lightning are the only obstacle left. Jonathan Toews and his teammates have raised the Stanley Cup…

  • Tyler Johnson leads young high-scoring Lightning Triplets

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Johnson’s path to the Stanley Cup Final is hardly the one he envisioned. The budding Tampa Bay Lightning star began his pro career as an undrafted prospect supposedly too small…

  • Disappointed by playoff ouster, Ducks look to solid future

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Corey Perry woke up Tuesday morning feeling like he should be preparing for the Stanley Cup Final. Instead, the Anaheim Ducks trudged back into Honda Center to clean out their lockers…

  • Blackhawks’ Brad Richards gets chance for 2nd Stanley Cup

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Brad Richards wanted another chance at his second Stanley Cup after the New York Rangers lost to Los Angeles in last season’s final. An offseason phone call from Chicago general manager…

  • Most Stanley Cup Championships

    Montreal Canadiens (23) 1923-24; 1929-30; 1930-31; 1943-44; 1945-46; 1952-53; 1955-56; 1956-57; 1957-58; 1958-59; 1959-60; 1964-65; 1965-66; 1967-68; 1968-69; 1970-71; 1972-73; 1975-76; 1976-77; 1977-78; 1978-79; 1985-86; 1992-93. Toronto Maple Leafs (13) 1917-18; 1921-22; 1931-32; 1941-42; 1944-45;…

  • Stanley Cup Champions

    2014 — Los Angeles Kings def. New York Rangers, 4-1 2013 — Chicago Blackhawks def. Boston Bruins, 4-2 2012 — Los Angeles Kings def. New Jersey Devils, 4-2 2011 — Boston Bruins def. Vancouver Canucks,…

  • Stanley Cup Winners

    2014 — Los Angeles Kings 2013 — Chicago Blackhawks 2012 — Los Angeles Kings 2011 — Boston Bruins 2010 — Chicago Blackhawks 2009 — Pittsburgh Penguins 2008 — Detroit Red Wings 2007 — Anaheim Ducks…

  • Veteran Blackhawks, young Lightning open Stanley Cup Final

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks headed south this week to secure a dynasty, and the Tampa Bay Lightning are the only obstacle left. Jonathan Toews and his teammates have already raised the Stanley…

  • New Jersey Devils hire John Hynes as new head coach

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — John Hynes was hired Tuesday as coach of the New Jersey Devils, becoming the youngest coach in the NHL at 40 years old. General manager Ray Shero said under Hynes, the…

  • Rangers goaltender Mackenzie Skapski has hip surgery

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York Rangers goaltender Mackenzie Skapski has had hip surgery and is expected to be sidelined four to five months. The Rangers announced Tuesday that Skapski had surgery to repair a…

  • NHL Calendar

    May 31-June 6 — Pre-draft rookie combine, Buffalo, N.Y. June 17 — Last possible day for Stanley Cup Final. June 24 — NHL Awards, Las Vegas. June 26-27 — NHL draft, Sunrise, Fla. July 1…

  • NHL playoffs: Stanley Cup Final preview capsule

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — STANLEY CUP FINAL TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING vs CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS CONFERENCE FINALS: Lightning beat New York Rangers in 7. Blackhawks beat Anaheim Ducks in 7. SEASON SERIES: Tampa Bay won 1-0-1. STORY…