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Nhl Sets Draft Order

The Los Angeles Kings were a big winner as the NHL held its first draft drawing to determine the order of picks in next month’s entry draft in Edmonton. As …


Red Wings Escape Disaster, 3-2

Too late, Detroit goaltender Mike Vernon spotted the puck coming out of a crowd of players.


Extra Work Pays Off As Sharp Devils Turn Back Flyers, 4-1

Fear of being flat kept the New Jersey Devils working hard from the start. And it resulted in a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers in the first game of …


Blackhawks Counting On Roenick

Less than two weeks ago, the Chicago Blackhawks were counting the days until Jeremy Roenick could return from a knee injury. Now that Roenick is back, Blackhawks coach Darryl Sutter …


Prefontaine Documentary Tops Coverage

The words of A. E. Housman’s poem, “To An Athlete Dying Young,” have been appropriated to fit the untimely passing of virtually any sportsman, but they seem especially fitting when …


Detroit Ot Victor

Stanley Cup playoffs It was Detroit’s first overtime of the playoffs and the Red Wings wanted to pepper the Chicago goal with shots. It turned out just one was enough. …


Sports People

Driver Stan Fox, injured in a first-lap crash in the Indianapolis 500, is still unconscious and in critical condition… . Mike Edles, who coached the Boise State women’s …


Red Wings Keep Everyone Guessing On Status Of Injured Yzerman

Maybe he’s having surgery and maybe he isn’t. Maybe he’ll play this week, and maybe not until mid-June. There were a lot of maybes Monday after the Detroit Red Wings …


It’s Scary: Eric And Pals Can Be Better

So what, exactly, do the Philadelphia Flyers think they’re doing? Winning the Stanley Cup is what they’re doing.


Devils Inch Closer To Cup

Martin Brodeur is all smiles after shutting down Pittsburgh. Photo by Associated Press


Flyers Put Rangers On Ice

Pittsburgh’s Troy Murray, right, levels Scott Niedermeyer, but New Jersey comes out on top. Associated Press


Blackhawks, Red Wings Close In On Next Round

Chris Chelios scored 6:22 into overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night and a 3-0 lead in their Western Conference semifinal …


Rangers Can’t Break Hex, Fall 5-2 To Hextall, Flyers

Flyers put heat on Rangers goaltender Mike Richter, take 3-0 series lead. Photo by Associated Press


Winnipeg To Stay Put

Nothing can kill an agreement to keep the Jets in Winnipeg for seasons to come, according to a team owner and Manitoba’s minister of finance. Owner Bill Davis and minster …


Nuggets’ Owner Purchases Nordiques

COMSAT Video Enterprises Inc., the owner of the Denver Nuggets NBA franchise, has purchased the Quebec Nordiques and will bring the team to Denver, according to the Denver Post. Nordiques …


The Sporting News Tabs Lindros For Leading Flyers Into Postseason

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Red Wings Appear In Full Swing Scorched Sharks Trail 2-0; Chicago Up On Canucks 2-0

Steve Yzerman of Detroit can’t slap the puck past Sharks goalie Arturs Irbe. Photo by Associated Press


Ot Goal Puts Philly Ahead, 2-0

Kevin Haller scored 25 seconds into overtime as the Philadelphia Flyers beat the New York Rangers 4-3 in Philadelphia Monday night to take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven Eastern …


Chicago Triumphs In Opener

Joe Murphy scored 9:04 into overtime Sunday night as the Chicago Blackhawks overcame two correct but unfavorable officiating calls to defeat the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 in their Western Conference semifinal …


Cup Final Set

Right-winger Matt Ball’s power-play goal late in the third period gave the Detroit Jr. Red Wings a 2-1 victory over the Brandon Wheat Kings and a berth in today’s championship …


Ex-Chiefs Keep Sharks Attacking

Calgary goalie Trevor Kidd watches the puck and his season go into the net as San Jose’s Ray Whitney celebrates game-winner. Whitney’s shot lifted the Sharks into the next round …


No-Name Penguins Keep Rolling, Edge N.J.

The Pittsburgh Penguins knew for months their next Stanley Cup run wouldn’t include Mario Lemieux. What they never guessed was they’d make it with guys named Ian Moran, Drake Berehowsky …


Whitney, Falloon Lift Sharks

Ray Whitney scored at 1 minute, 54 seconds of the second overtime Friday as the San Jose Sharks pulled off another first-round shocker with a 5-4 victory over the Calgary …


Sports People

At the Memorial Cup in Kamloops, British Columbia, the host and defending champion Blazers defeated the Brandon Wheat Kings 6-4 to complete round-robin play 3-0… . Brian Wilson, …


Wregget Assures Pittsburgh’s Improbable Comeback From 3-1 Deficit

Even without Mario Lemieux, no playoff lead is safe against the Pittsburgh Penguins - especially when the Washington Capitals hold it. Goaltender Ken Wregget again made the difference in a …


Sutter Ruled Unsuitable To Stay Bruins Coach; Two Candidates In Line

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Rangers Send Quebec Packing

Stanley Cup playoffs The New York Rangers eliminated Quebec from the Stanley Cup playoffs Tuesday in what likely was the Nordiques’ final game before moving to Denver.


Red Wings March On To Western Semifinals

The Detroit Red Wings, knocked out after one round in the Stanley Cup playoffs the past two years, advanced to the Western Conference semifinals with a 3-1 victory over the …


Teams Prepare To Move

In a last attempt to keep the Winnipeg Jets from leaving, the city council will meet with Manitoba Premier Gary Filmon today to review a plan shaped by the city’s …


Wheat Kings Fall Short

Brian Berard, the Detroit Jr. Red Wings razzle-dazzle defenseman, showed why many believe he’ll be the top pick at this year’s NHL entry draft. The 6-foot-1, 195-pound Berard broke open …