WASHINGTON (AP) — A milestone goal by Alex Ovechkin and a timely score by Daniel Winnik helped the Washington Capitals survive a scare against one of the NHL's worst teams.
CHICAGO (AP) — The International Olympic Committee and hockey's governing body will have to make concessions before the NHL sends the world's best players to the Winter Games in South Korea next year, commissioner Gary Bettman said on Friday.
The Colorado Avalanche and Ottawa Senators will play two games in Sweden next season, the NHL's first regular-season games in Europe since 2011.
The NHL may be nearing a deadline to decide whether to allow the world's best hockey players to participate in the Winter Olympics next year in South Korea.
In a cruel twist of the NHL's divisional playoff format, say goodbye to one of the three best teams in the league in the first round.
WASHINGTON (AP) — T.J. Oshie is leading the Washington Capitals in goals, but Alex Ovechkin is again leading them into the playoffs.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — After losing a pair of front teeth, Sidney Crosby wasn't available to discuss the highlight-reel, one-handed goal he scored in helping the Pittsburgh Penguins clinch their 11th consecutive playoff berth.
CHICAGO (AP) — After a sluggish start, Jonathan Toews and the Chicago Blackhawks stormed back late with a rapid-fire rally to strengthen their grip on first place in the Central Division — and the Western Conference.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Washington Capitals have their third consecutive 100-point season and are postseason-bound for the ninth time in 10 years.
USA Hockey says it is contacting representatives of the women's team that threatened to boycott the upcoming world championships over a wage dispute.
Bruce Boudreau knows a thing or two about winning streaks.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Kris Versteeg and the Calgary Flames tied a team record Monday night that was set long before any of their current players were born.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Washington Capitals have four straight regulation losses for the first time in 2½ seasons. Their defense has been shredded for 17 goals during that skid, and superstar Alex Ovechkin is mired in the longest goal-scoring drought of his career.
CHICAGO (AP) — Niklas Hjalmarsson loves playing for the Chicago Blackhawks. He doesn't like watching their games very much.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With All-Star Sergei Bobrovsky in the net, a team can get away with some not-so-energetic play from time to time.