Blues move to brink of Cup final after blanking Sharks
Tarasenko converts penalty shot, Schwartz nets hat trick as St. Louis takes 3-2 lead Vladimir Tarasenko of the St. Louis Blues celebrates after a goal against the San Jose Sharks along the way to a 5-0 win in Game 5 of the Western Conference final on Sunday in San... Read more
Chara returns as Bruins continue to await Stanley Cup opponent
Skated with fellow injured defenceman Steven Kampfer While the Boston Bruins continue to await their Stanley Cup opponent, captain Zdeno Chara, who had to miss Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final with an undisclosed injury, skated before practice on Sunday. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) comments Three days after he... Read more
Senators considering Patrick Roy for coaching position: Reports
Hall of Fame goaltender would by 7th candidate interviewed According to sources the Ottawa Senators are considering Hall of Fame goaltender Patrick Roy as their next coach. ( Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) comments Hall of Fame goaltender Patrick Roy will interview next week for the Ottawa Senators' head coaching position,... Read more
Mark Stone’s hat trick helps Canada rout Germany at Worlds
Canucks hand Germans 1st loss, move into tie atop Group A Mark Stone celebrates a goal during Canada's 8-1 win over Germany at the hockey world championship on Saturday. (Martin Divisek/EPA-EFE) comments Canada extended its winning streak in blowout fashion Saturday at the world hockey championship. Mark Stone had... Read more
Binnington shines again as Blues top Sharks to level West final
St. Louis goalie makes 29 saves for his 10th win this post-season St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington made 29 saves to help his team to victory on Friday night. (Jeff Roberson/The Associated Press) comments Jordan Binnington made save after save to pull off yet another playoff victory —... Read more
John Davidson hired as Rangers president after leaving Blue Jackets
Spent 8 seasons as goalie, nearly decade as TV analyst in New York John Davidson, former president of the Columbus Blue Jackets, resigned from his position on Friday to take the same role with the New York Rangers. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) comments John Davidson is going back to the... Read more
Bruins sweep Hurricanes to secure spot in Stanley Cup final
Rask blanks Carolina, Boston awaits winner of West final between Sharks-Blues Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) David Pastrnak, second from left, Brad Marchand (63), Jake DeBrusk (74) and Torey Krug (47) celebrate Pastrnak's goal against the Carolina Hurricanes during the second period in Game 4. (Gerry Broome/The Associated Press)... Read more
Canes have no answer for Bruins as East final ends without incident
Carolina runs out of magic in its Cinderella-like post-season Boston Bruins and Carolina Hurricanes shake hands following Game 4. (Gerry Broome/The Associated Press) comments Well, at least the East final between the Boston Bruins and Carolina Hurricanes concluded without any controversy. There was no missed delay of game for... Read more
Mantha leads Canada over France to move up in group, Sweden routs Austria
Canadians now 3 points back of Germany for tops in Group A Anthony Mantha of Canada scored twice against France on Thursday in their round robin matchup at the hockey world championship. (Martin Divisek/EPA) comments Anthony Mantha scored twice to lift Canada to a 5-2 victory over France at... Read more
Sharks and zebras: The NHL kingdom’s unintentional best friends
3 major breaks have San Jose 2 wins away from Stanley Cup Final NHL officials discuss the controversial hand pass between St. Louis defenceman Alex Pietrangelo and Sharks centre Joe Thornton on Wednesday. The goal stood, giving the Sharks a 2-1 series lead heading into Game 4. (Elsa/Getty Images)... Read more