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  • NHL Calendar

    May 1-17 — IIHF World Championship, Prague and Ostrava, Czech Republic. June 17 — Last possible day for Stanley Cup finals. June 26-27 — NHL draft, Sunrise, Fla. July 1 — Free agency begins.

  • Tampa Bay, Chicago, Anaheim try to take 2-0 lead

    The Montreal Canadiens have had six opportunities, and they haven’t beaten the Tampa Bay Lightning this season. When the Atlantic Division rivals meet next in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series, the Canadiens…

  • Wild will be without Fontaine for Game 2 vs. Hawks

    CHICAGO (AP) — Minnesota Wild right wing Justin Fontaine will miss Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinal series against the Chicago Blackhawks because if a lower-body injury. Fontaine was hurt Friday night in Game…

  • Tampa Bay, Chicago, Anaheim try to take 2-0 lead

    The Montreal Canadiens have had six opportunities, and they haven’t beaten the Tampa Bay Lightning this season. When the Atlantic Division rivals meet next in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series, the Canadiens…

  • Update on the latest in sports:

    HORSE RACING-KENTUCKY DERBY Favorite wins Kentucky Derby LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — American Pharoah is the winner of the 141st Kentucky Derby. Jockey Victor Espinoza earned his second straight Derby win by guiding the favorite through…

  • Kreider’s early goal leads Rangers over Capitals in Game 2

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers needed to bounce back after a tough loss to the Washington Capitals. Chris Kreider didn’t need long to get them going. Kreider scored 38 seconds after the…

  • Capitals-Rangers Sum

    Washington 0 1 1—2 N.Y. Rangers 2 0 1—3 First Period_1, N.Y. Rangers, Kreider 2 (Fast, Stepan), :38. 2, N.Y. Rangers, Boyle 1, 15:40 (pp). Second Period_3, Washington, Kuznetsov 4 (Chimera), 13:59. Third Period_4, N.Y.…

  • Capitals-Rangers Sums

    Washington 0 1 1—2 N.Y. Rangers 2 0 1—3 First Period_1, N.Y. Rangers, Kreider 2 (Fast, Stepan), :38. 2, N.Y. Rangers, Boyle 1, 15:40 (pp). Penalties_Alzner, Was (interference), 7:14; Ward, Was (hooking), 14:27; Wilson, Was…

  • Blackhawks beat Wild 4-3 in Game 1 of Western semifinals

    CHICAGO (AP) — Teuvo Teravainen sure made the most of his opportunity. All he did was score the go-ahead goal to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 1-0 lead over Minnesota in the Western Conference semifinals.…

  • Kucherov scores in 2OT, Lightning beat Canadiens

    MONTREAL (AP) — Nikita Kucherov didn’t complain about a disallowed goal in the first overtime period. He just went out and scored in the second — and that one shouldn’t have counted, either. The Tampa…

  • Lightning-Canadiens Sum

    Tampa Bay 0 0 1 0 1—2 Montreal 0 0 1 0 0—1 First Period_None. Second Period_None. Third Period_1, Tampa Bay, Johnson 7 (Carle, Sustr), 2:34. 2, Montreal, Pacioretty 3 (Subban, Gilbert), 14:47. First Overtime_None.…

  • Lightning-Canadiens Sums

    Tampa Bay 0 0 1 0 1—2 Montreal 0 0 1 0 0—1 First Period_None. Penalties_Boyle, TB (interference), 12:52; Galchenyuk, Mon (delay of game), 15:26. Second Period_None. Penalties_Galchenyuk, Mon (high-sticking), 5:55; Callahan, TB (holding), 9:23;…

  • 2015 Playoff Overtime Goals

    First Round April 15 — Chicago 4, Nashville 3, 2OT, Duncan Keith, 7:49. April 17 — Montreal 3, Ottawa 2, OT, Alex Galchenyuk, 3:40. April 19 — N.Y. Islanders 2, Washington 1, OT, John Tavares,…

  • Babcock says he’s still uncertain about coaching future

    DETROIT (AP) — Mike Babcock says he’s not rushing into any decisions about his future. The Detroit coach, whose contract is expiring, expects to meet with Red Wings general manager Ken Holland at some point…

  • Rangers look to bounce back from tough Game 1 loss to Caps

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Putting a brutal, last-second loss to the Washington Capitals in the opening game of the Eastern Conference semifinals behind them isn’t something the New York Rangers are worried about. Playoff hockey…