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  • Blackhawks F Vermette active for Game 3 against Predators

    CHICAGO (AP) — Blackhawks forward Antoine Vermette is in the lineup for Game 3 of their first-round series against the Nashville Predators. Chicago acquired Vermette in a trade with Arizona on Feb. 28, but he…

  • Senators go with veteran Anderson in goal for Game 3

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Veteran goalie Craig Anderson will start over Andrew Hammond for the Ottawa Senators in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference playoff series against Montreal on Sunday. Coach Dave Cameron called it…

  • NHL Calendar

    April 16-26 — IIHF Under-18 World Championship, Zug and Lucerne, Switzerland May 1-17 — IIHF World Championship, Prague and Ostrava, Czech Republic. June 17 — Last possible day for Stanley Cup finals. June 26-27 —…

  • Capitals goalie Holtby healthy, ready for Game 3 at Isles

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Capitals goalie Braden Holtby wasn’t sure what felt worse: Sitting out a playoff game because of an illness, or watching the Capitals fall behind the New York Islanders by two goals…

  • Silfverberg’s last-minute goal puts Ducks past Jets 2-1

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Although Jakob Silfverberg and the Anaheim Ducks realize they probably should stop waiting to win games in the third period, they’ve thrived on dramatic escapes and last-minute heroics all season. In…

  • NHL Playoff Capsules

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jakob Silfverberg scored the tiebreaking goal with 21 seconds to play, and the Anaheim Ducks rallied from another third-period deficit for a 2-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night,…

  • Jets-Ducks Sum

    Winnipeg 0 1 0—1 Anaheim 0 0 2—2 First Period_None. Second Period_1, Winnipeg, Pardy 1 (Perreault, Lowry), 15:43. Third Period_2, Anaheim, Maroon 1 (Fowler, Getzlaf), 10:43 (pp). 3, Anaheim, Silfverberg 1 (Kesler, Despres), 19:39. Shots…

  • Jets-Ducks Sums

    Winnipeg 0 1 0—1 Anaheim 0 0 2—2 First Period_None. Penalties_Pardy, Wpg (high-sticking), 5:18; Myers, Wpg (high-sticking), 6:55; Lindholm, Ana (interference), 11:28; Kesler, Ana (illegal check to head minor), 15:57. Second Period_1, Winnipeg, Pardy 1…

  • Crosby, Penguins get even with 4-3 win over Rangers

    NEW YORK (AP) — Sidney Crosby woke up, and so did the Pittsburgh Penguins. Crosby scored twice and the Penguins evened their first-round playoff series with the New York Rangers with a 4-3 win Saturday…

  • Penguins-Rangers Sums

    Pittsburgh 0 3 1—4 N.Y. Rangers 1 0 2—3 First Period_1, N.Y. Rangers, Stepan 1 (Miller, McDonagh), 17:05. Penalties_Cole, Pit (high-sticking), 11:52; Kunitz, Pit (high-sticking), 19:21. Second Period_2, Pittsburgh, Sutter 1 (Downie, Kunitz), 10:01 (pp).…

  • Penguins-Rangers Sum

    Pittsburgh 0 3 1—4 N.Y. Rangers 1 0 2—3 First Period_1, N.Y. Rangers, Stepan 1 (Miller, McDonagh), 17:05. Second Period_2, Pittsburgh, Sutter 1 (Downie, Kunitz), 10:01 (pp). 3, Pittsburgh, Crosby 1 (Hornqvist, Cole), 14:07. 4,…

  • Oilers win NHL draft lottery and chance to select McDavid

    The Edmonton Oilers won the Connor McDavid sweepstakes. The Oilers bucked the odds Saturday night in Toronto by winning the NHL draft lottery for the No. 1 pick. The former World Hockey Association franchise, which…

  • 2015 NHL First Round Draft Order

    At BB&T Center Sunrise, Fla. June 26-27 First Round 1. Edmonton Oilers 2. Buffalo Sabres 3. Arizona Coyotes 4. Toronto Maple Leafs 5. Carolina Hurricanes 6. New Jersey Devils 7. Philadelphia Flyers 8. Columbus Blue…

  • Blues whip Wild 4-1, even series at game apiece

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — There was no containing Vladimir Tarasenko this time around. Held to an assist without a shot in a deflating Game 1 loss, Tarasenko responded with his first career playoff hat trick,…

  • Lightning rebound to even series against Red Wings

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning flexed a little bit of muscle, then went to work on evening their NHL playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings. Ben Bishop had 23 saves and…