Men's hockey

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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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2018, file photo, Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) is escorted by an official off the ice after he checked St. Louis Blues center Oskar Sundqvist, background right, during the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game in Washington. Wilson's 20-game suspension for the illegal check to Sundqvist's head in a preseason game has been upheld by NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman. Bettman's decision was announced Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, a week after a hearing that lasted nearly 7½ hours. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
October 25, 2018 - 5:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson's 20-game suspension for an illegal check to an opponent's head in a preseason game was upheld by NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Thursday. In a 31-page decision announced a week after Wilson's nearly 7½-hour appeal hearing, Bettman determined...
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October 25, 2018 - 11:53 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's rapidly growing sports betting market is extending its reach into a professional hockey arena, even as it adds a seventh Atlantic City casino to the fold. Bookmaker William Hill US says it is opening a sports lounge Thursday night at Newark's Prudential...
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October 25, 2018 - 2:28 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Suspended defenseman Nate Schmidt and the Vegas Golden Knights have agreed to a $35.7 million, six-year contract extension that runs through the 2024-25 season. The team announced the move late Wednesday night after losing 3-2 to the Vancouver Canucks in a shootout. Schmidt's new...
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Florida Panthers left wing Jonathan Huberdeau (11) celebrates with defenseman MacKenzie Weegar, left, and center Vincent Trocheck, right, after an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, in Washington. Huberdeau scored the deciding shootout goal. The Panthers won 6-5 in a shootout. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
October 19, 2018 - 10:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A dominant first period and a three-goal lead had the Florida Panthers feeling a little too good about cruising toward their first victory of the season. "You feel comfortable, but I think we can't feel too comfortable," forward Jonathan Huberdeau said. The Panthers blew that lead...
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Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews (34) celebrates his goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
October 11, 2018 - 9:47 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Auston Matthews scored twice for a league-leading nine goals — tying an NHL record after five games — and helped the Toronto Maple Leafs beat Detroit Red Wings 5-3 Thursday night. Matthews joined Alex Ovechkin, Patrick Marleau, Mario Lemieux and Mike Bossy as the players in league...
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Anaheim Ducks defenseman Hampus Lindholm, center, of Sweden, celebrates his goal with center Isac Lundestrom, left, of Sweden, and right wing Kiefer Sherwood, right, during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
October 09, 2018 - 1:08 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Although Troy Terry is only five games into his NHL career, he was already something of a shootout legend even before he arrived in Anaheim. When he got his first shootout opportunity for the Ducks on Monday night, Terry broke out the same skills he employed to win two...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel, center, celebrates his goal with Sidney Crosby (87), Justin Schultz (4), and Jamie Oleksiak (6) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals in Pittsburgh, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. It was Guentzel's second goal of the game. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
October 04, 2018 - 9:15 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kris Letang scored his second power-play goal 1:20 into overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 7-6 victory over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night. Letang beat goalie Braden Holtby with a slap shot from the point. Letang finished with three points, tying Hall of Famer...
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