Men's hockey

Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving (11) drives past Los Angeles Clippers' Garrett Temple (17) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
February 09, 2019 - 10:32 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Montrezl Harrell forced two turnovers in the final two minutes and Patrick Beverley hit a pair of 3-pointers in front of the Boston bench Saturday night to help the retooled Los Angeles Clippers overcome a 28-point, first-half deficit and beat the Celtics 123-112. One game after the...
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Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92), of Russia, celebrates his winning goal in overtime of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
February 07, 2019 - 9:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The 48 seconds in overtime remaining on the clock in the visiting dressing room served as a reminder of how close the Colorado Avalanche got. But close isn't much consolation after a 4-3 loss to the Washington Capitals on Thursday night extended their skid to five games. And...
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Columbus Blue Jackets' Josh Anderson (77) and Artemi Panarin (9) celebrate Anderson's goal as Winnipeg Jets' Tyler Myers (57) skates by during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 06, 2019 - 1:21 am
When the Maple Leafs sent a first-round pick and two prospects to the Kings for Jake Muzzin, it didn't exactly open the flood gates a month before the trade deadline. That is because the standings are slowing everything down. With less than three weeks until the Feb. 25 deadline, there are nine...
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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, battles for the puck against Vancouver Canucks defenseman Troy Stecher (51) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in Washington. The Capitals won 3-2. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
February 05, 2019 - 9:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With an assist on Tuesday night, Alex Ovechkin passed Sergei Fedorov as the top-scoring Russian player in NHL history. The Washington Capitals captain picked up his 1,180th point on T.J. Oshie's goal that opened the scoring in a 3-2 victory against the Vancouver Canucks. Ovechkin...
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Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews (34) and Pittsburgh Penguins center Nick Bjugstad (27) battle during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Toronto on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 05, 2019 - 3:29 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Auston Matthews, one of the NHL's great young talents, signed a five-year contract extension with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday at an annual average of $11.6 million. The 21-year-old center was making the maximum $925,000 a year under his three-year rookie deal. He was eligible...
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Boston Bruins center David Krejci (46), of the Czech Republic, skates with the puck against Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
February 03, 2019 - 2:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — David Krejci scored, Tuukka Rask made 24 saves and the Boston Bruins beat the Washington Capitals 1-0 Sunday to snap a 14-game losing streak against the defending Stanley Cup champions. Boston beat Washington for the first time since March 29, 2014, and its 14 consecutive...
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Washington Capitals right wing Brett Connolly (10) scuffles with Calgary Flames left wing Matthew Tkachuk (19) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
February 01, 2019 - 9:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov scored a power-play goal with 57 seconds left, and the Washington Capitals shook off the absence of suspended star Alex Ovechkin to end a seven-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Calgary Flames on Friday night. With Calgary's Mikael Backlund off for...
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2019, file photo, United States' Kendall Coyne Schofield skates during the Skills Competition, part of the NHL All-Star weekend, in San Jose, Calif. Coyne Schofield says she doesn’t believe NBC Sports analyst Pierre McGuire questioned her knowledge of the sport during an awkward pre-game interaction. McGuire was criticized on social media for telling Coyne Schofield which sides the Penguins and Lightning were on during their broadcast of the game on NBC Sports Network on Wednesday night and for saying the network was paying her to be an analyst and not a fan. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
January 31, 2019 - 8:38 pm
Women's hockey star Kendall Coyne Schofield said Thursday she doesn't believe NBC Sports analyst Pierre McGuire questioned her knowledge of the sport during an awkward pre-game interaction this week. McGuire was criticized on social media for the situation that occurred during Wednesday night's...
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2019, file photo, Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, talks with defenseman Brooks Orpik (44) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders in Washington. The Capitals recognize some things are a "mess," with the team in the midst of its longest losing streak since 2013-14. After a week off, the Stanley Cup champs hope to stop the bleeding. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
January 31, 2019 - 5:23 pm
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin thinks the Washington Capitals were tired. Tired after losing seven consecutive games and tired in the middle of another long slog after winning the Stanley Cup last season. By the time they got back on the ice Thursday for their first practice after the All-Star...
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Metropolitan Division's Sidney Crosby, of the Pittsburgh Penguins, scores a goal past Central Division's Devan Dubnyk, of the Minnesota Wild, during the first half of the NHL hockey All-Star Game final in San Jose, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
January 26, 2019 - 10:41 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Sidney Crosby had two goals and three assists, and Henrik Lundqvist pitched a first-half shutout to lead the Metropolitan Division to a 10-5 victory over the Central Division in the championship round of the NHL All-Star game Saturday night. Selected the MVP, Crosby finished...
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