Men's hockey

FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2014, file photo, then-Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Daniel Carcillo talks with linesman Bryan Pancich, left, during the second period of a preseason NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild, in St. Paul, Minn. The NHL and attorneys for retired players have reached a tentative settlement worth roughly $19 million in the biggest lawsuit brought against the league over concussions and other head injuries. Carcillo, who played nine NHL seasons and joined the lawsuit in June, posted several messages of displeasure with the settlement on his verified Twitter account. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt, FIle)
November 12, 2018 - 4:35 pm
The National Hockey League announced a tentative $18.9 million settlement Monday with more than 300 retired players who sued the league and accused it of failing to protect them from head injuries or warning them of the risks involved with playing. The lawsuit, consolidated in federal court in...
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Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) celebrates his goal alongside center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92), of Russia, during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Washington. The Capitals won 2-1. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
November 07, 2018 - 9:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — T.J. Oshie left for the second time after taking Evgeni Malkin's shoulder to the head but returned to score late and lift the Washington Capitals over the rival Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Wednesday night in a meeting of the two most recent Stanley Cup champions. Alex Ovechkin and...
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FILE - In this March 30, 2018, file photo, Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville, back, looks down after his team gave up a power-play goal against the Colorado Avalanche inthe second period of an NHL hockey game in Denver. The Blackhawks have fired three-time Stanley Cup winning coach Joel Quenneville on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
November 06, 2018 - 5:33 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Joel Quenneville knew the deal. After three Stanley Cup titles and nine playoff appearances with the Chicago Blackhawks, the longtime coach figured this was a big season for him. "I only think we're in the winning business and we better win," Quenneville said on the first day of...
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Ottawa Senators assistant coach Martin Raymond, front, and Senators forward Matt Duchene skate past each other during NHL hockey practice in Ottawa on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. A video has surfaced showing several Ottawa Senators players, including Duchene, trashing the team and assistant coach Raymond during an Uber ride, the latest bit of humiliation for an organization that’s been riddled with it recently. The players have since apologized to the team and coach. (Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press via AP)
November 06, 2018 - 2:18 pm
Ottawa forward Mark Stone dismisses the latest drama to the Senators season as a "hiccup" and says the team is already repairing the frayed relationship between players and coaches that was laid bare in a video. The video showed seven Senators players during an Uber ride in Phoenix last month...
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New Jersey Devils goaltender Keith Kinkaid (1) celebrates with Brian Boyle (11), who had a hat trick in an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. The Devils won 5-0. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
November 05, 2018 - 10:26 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — New Jersey Devils forward Brian Boyle wants to serve as a role model in the fight against cancer. He certainly was inspiring on Monday night. The cancer survivor scored three times for his first career hat trick, leading the Devils to a 5-1 victory over the slumping Pittsburgh...
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FILE- In this July 14, 2018 file photo, a patron places a bet at the FanDuel sports book in East Rutherford, N.J., on the first day the facility offered it. FanDuel has reached deals with the National Hockey League and its New Jersey Devils franchise for sports betting and fantasy sports play. In deals announced Monday, Nov. 5 the company has become a sports betting partner of the league, as well as its official daily fantasy sports partner. They are the latest in a series of affiliations between sports books and gambling companies, and professional sports leagues who once vigorously fought against legal sports betting in the U.S. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)
November 05, 2018 - 11:13 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The wall that professional sports leagues in the U.S. fought so hard to maintain between themselves and legal sports betting continues to crumble. The four major pro sports leagues fought New Jersey's efforts to legalize sports betting in a case that went all the way to...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2018, filer photo, Los Angeles Kings coach John Stevens gestures to his team during the third period against the Colorado Avalanche in an NHL hockey game in Denver. Stevens has been fired by the struggling Kings just 13 games into his second season in charge. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
November 04, 2018 - 3:06 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The struggling Los Angeles Kings fired head coach John Stevens on Sunday just 13 games into his second season in charge. Willie Desjardins will be the Kings' interim head coach for the rest of the regular season, general manager Rob Blake said. Los Angeles also fired assistant...
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National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks to the media prior to the ice hockey NHL Global Series match Florida Panthers vs Winnipeg Jets in Helsinki, Finland on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. (Martti Kainulainen/Lehtikuva via AP)
November 01, 2018 - 12:58 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said that the NHL is planning to play a season-opening game in Prague and another two games in Stockholm next season. Bettman, speaking before the Florida Panthers and the Winnipeg Jets play for the first of their two regular-season games in Finland on...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2018 file photo, Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews (34) skates between Los Angeles Kings left wing Alex Iafallo (19) and Kings center Anze Kopitar (11) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Toronto. Matthews is expected to miss at least four weeks because of a shoulder injury. The team says on Twitter the 21-year-old center will be placed on injured reserve Monday, Oct. 29. Matthews was injured early in the second period Saturday, Oct. 27 during Toronto's 3-2 victory over Winnipeg. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
October 29, 2018 - 11:24 am
TORONTO (AP) — Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews is expected to miss at least four weeks because of a shoulder injury. The team says on Twitter the 21-year-old center will be placed on injured reserve Monday. Matthews was injured early in the second period Saturday during Toronto's 3-2 victory over...
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People light candles as they gather for a vigil in the aftermath of a deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Congregation, in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
October 27, 2018 - 8:20 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Federal prosecutors have charged the suspected gunman in a massacre that killed 11 people at Pittsburgh synagogue with 29 charges, including using a firearm to commit murder. Scott W. Brady, the...
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