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  • Offense rules as Tavares scores 4 in Team Toews’ 17-12 win

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The NHL Foundation agreed to donate $200 for each shot on goal at the league’s All-Star game on Sunday night. It ended up being a bonanza for charity. In the biggest…

  • Super Bowl host city still reeling over sports deals

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The entire world will be watching Glendale on Sunday as it hosts the Super Bowl and the legions of fans who are shelling out big bucks to see the big game.…

  • Could unbalanced system lead to collusion in NHL?

    WASHINGTON — With the NHL on its All-Star break and hitting the second half of the season Tuesday, three teams are within four points of the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference.…

  • Johansen gets hometown nod in NHL All-Star game MVP vote

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Blue Jackets forward Ryan Johansen spent the past few days showing off Columbus to his fellow NHL All-Stars. On Sunday, Johansen did some showing off of his own by winning an…

  • Tavares scores 4, Team Toews outscores Team Foligno, 17-12

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It was enough to give a goalie nightmares: A record 29 goals, 25 players with at least two points and eight with at least four. In addition to the high-profile superstars…

  • NHL All-Star Game MVPs

    2015_Ryan Johansen, Columbus 2014_No Game (Olympics) 2013_No Game (lockout) 2012_Marian Gaborik, N.Y. Rangers 2011_Patrick Sharp, Chicago 2010_No Game (Olympics) 2009_Alex Kovalev, Montreal 2008_Eric Staal, Carolina 2007_Daniel Briere, Buffalo 2006_No Game (Olympics) 2005_No Game (lockout) 2004_Joe…

  • NHL All-Star Game MVPs

    2015_Ryan Johansen 2014_No Game (Olympics) 2013_No Game (lockout) 2012_Marian Gaborik, N.Y. Rangers 2011_Patrick Sharp, Chicago 2010_No Game (Olympics) 2009_Alex Kovalev, Montreal 2008_Eric Staal, Carolina 2007_Daniel Briere, Buffalo 2006_No Game (Olympics) 2005_No Game (lockout) 2004_Joe Sakic,…

  • Blackhawks place LW Versteeg on long-term injured list

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have placed forward Kris Versteeg on the long-term injury list because of a left hand injury. The left wing was hit in the hand by a shot during the…

  • Predicted blizzard already impacting Rangers’ plans

    NEW YORK (AP) — The impending blizzard predicted for New York and the surrounding suburbs is already changing plans for the hometown Rangers. With the NHL All-Star break ending Monday, the Rangers had planned to…

  • New policy: Babies need tickets to NHL All-Star Game

    WTOP’s Kyle Cooper reports

  • Weber’s 108.5-mph blast gives him hardest shot at NHL skills

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Not that they did before, but it’s official now: No one wants to get in front of Shea Weber’s shot. The Nashville Predators defenseman fired the hardest shot of 108.5 mph…

  • NHL All-Star Skills Results

    Saturday At Columbus, Ohio NHL Fastest Skater Team Foligno 5 points Phil Kessel, Toronto, 13.596 Jonathan Drouin, Tampa Bay, 13.103 Jiri Sekac, Montreal, 13.683 Zemgus Girgensons, Buffalo, 14.101 Team Toews 0 Tyler Seguin, Dallas, 13.631…

  • World Cup of Hockey tournament set for 2016

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The World Cup of Hockey is making a long-awaited return in 2016. And the NHL intends to host it every four years. “We decided that bringing back the World Cup was…

  • Ex-arena official sues NJ Devils GM over lost wages

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former Prudential Center executive has sued New Jersey Devils president and general manager Lou Lamoriello, claiming he jeopardized his livelihood by falsely accusing him of running the arena poorly. Richard…

  • Lightning’s Johnson ruled out of All-Star skills competition

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tampa Bay Lightning forward Tyler Johnson has been ruled out from playing in the NHL All-Star skills competition on Saturday night because of a lower body injury. The Lightning also announced…