Notable Russian visits Donald Trump at White House
Alex Ovechkin, Capitals celebrate last year's Stanley Cup championship in Oval Office Donald Trump, centre, shakes hands with Washington captain Alex Ovechkin, second from left, during the 2018 Stanley Cup champion Capitals' visit to the Oval Office on Monday. (Susan Walsh/The Associated Press) comments President Donald Trump welcomed Alex... Read more
Predators send Austin Watson to AHL on long-term injury loan
NHL reinstated forward last week for completing part of substance abuse program The Predators have sent winger Austin Watson to their AHL affiliate in Milwaukee, Wis., on long-term injury loan a week after he earned reinstatement from the NHL. (Mark Humphrey/Associated Press/File) The Nashville Predators have put forward Austin... Read more
Inferno take down Canadiennes to win franchise’s 2nd Clarkson Cup
Montreal's Marie-Philip Poulin misses title game with lower-body injury Calgary Inferno's Blayre Turnbull hoists the trophy after her team beat Les Canadiennes de Montreal 5-2 to win the 2019 Clarkson Cup on Sunday. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press) comments The Calgary Inferno earned a measure of revenge Sunday in the... Read more
Hurricanes extend wild-card lead with win over Habs
Svechnikov nets OT winner for Carolina Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price blocks Carolina Hurricanes forward Saku Maenalanen during the first period, but the Hurricanes prevailed with a 2-1 win in overtime in Raleigh, N.C., on Sunday. (Gerry Broome/ Associated Press) comments The Carolina Hurricanes struggled to beat Montreal goaltender... Read more
Blue Jackets improve playoff chances with blanking of Canucks
Columbus moves within 2 points of Canadiens for 2nd wild-card spot The Columbus Blue Jackets picked up a crucial two points with a 5-0 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday. (Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press) comments Pierre-Luc Dubois broke out of a slump with a goal and an assist while... Read more
Leafs sign U.S. goalie Joseph Wall to 3-year entry-level deal
2-time world junior medallist had .919 save percentage with Boston College this season The Maple Leafs have signed goaltending prospect Joseph Woll to a three-year entry-level contract. In 37 games this season for Boston College, the 20-year-old had a 13-21-3 record and .919 save percentage. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) comments... Read more
Tkachuk scores twice, including OT winner as Senators top Oilers
Edmonton's slim playoff hopes take another hit Ottawa Senators forward Brady Tkachuk, left, celebrates his goal in the opening frame against the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday. Tkachuk added the game winner in overtime. (Jeff McIntosh/Canadian Press) commentsThe Ottawa Senators played the kind of game Saturday that head coach Marc... Read more
Giordano leads Flames to win over Canucks
Captain tallies goal, pair of assists as Calgary reaches 101 points Calgary Flames defenceman Mark Giordano, second from right, celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period against the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday. (Ben Nelms/Canadian Press) commentsCalgary Flames captain Mark Giordano put up a goal and two assists... Read more
Jets blank Predators to clinch playoff spot
Kyle Connor paces Winnipeg with hat trick Winnipeg Jets forward Kyle Connor (81) skates by the bench after one of his three goals in a 5-0 win over the visiting Nashville Predators on Saturday. (John Woods/Canadian Press) commentsKyle Connor had a hat trick and one assist and Connor Hellebuyck... Read more
Habs gain ground in playoff race with win over Sabres
Montreal increases lead over Blue Jackets for 2nd wild card spot Montreal Canadiens forward Artturi Lehkonen scores against Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton during the second period in Montreal on Saturday. (Graham Hughes/Canadian Press) commentsBrendan Gallagher scored twice and added an assist to lead the Canadiens to a 7-4... Read more