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Vegas looks to continue fairy tale with conference title

Just saying the Vegas Golden Knights are one win away from advancing to the Stanley Cup Final has a magical ring to it. But what’s even more mystical is thinking …


Tim Dahlberg: Viva Las Vegas! Knights a win from Stanley Cup Final

Marc-Andre Fleury sat shirtless in front of his locker, staring blankly, his exhausted gaze fixed nowhere. Pads still strapped to his legs after another spectacular night’s work, the Vegas Golden …


Report: Chicago forward Marian Hossa retires due to health problems

Chicago Blackhawks veteran forward Marian Hossa says his health problems force him to retire. Hassa told a Slovak newspaper that he’s not playing hockey anymore. The 39-year-old sat out the …


UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 9:42 p.m.

Reilly Smith’s third-period goal lifts Vegas to 3-2 win over Jets

Reilly Smith scored on a breakaway late in the third period to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets in Game 4 of the …


UPDATED: Thu., May 17, 2018, 9:16 p.m.

Andrei Vasilevskiy, Lightning top Caps 4-2 to even East final 2-all

Alex Killorn scored the tiebreaker with about 8 minutes left, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 36 saves, and the Tampa Bay Lightning weathered the equivalent of more than a period without a …


Jonathan Marchessault scores twice, Golden Knights top Jets 4-2

Jonathan Marchessault scored two goals – including an empty-netter in the closing seconds – to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets in Game …


Capitals have home-ice disadvantage for Game 4 vs. Lightning

The good news for Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals is they still lead their Eastern Conference final against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The bad news for the Capitals, counterintuitive …


Capitals’ Tom Wilson thinks hit from Tampa Bay’s Anton Stralman had ‘don’ts’

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson thinks Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman could be in trouble for a hit that drew a boarding penalty in Game 3 of their teams’ …


Powering the Flower: Vegas’ Dave Prior teaches Marc-Andre Fleury new tricks

The Vegas Golden Knights figured they might get something special by crossing a respected goaltending coach with an accomplished goaltender. Dave Prior and Marc-Andre Fleury are making quite the pair …


UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 8:08 p.m.

Victor Hedman, Lightning beat Caps to cut East final deficit to 2-1

Victor Hedman scored his first goal of the playoffs and added two assists and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 36 saves to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 …


Gerard Gallant, Paul Maurice took long road to lead Golden Knights, Jets

Gerard Gallant and Paul Maurice don’t know each other well despite having their NHL coaching careers overlap. The men behind the benches for the Vegas Golden Knights and Winnipeg Jets …


Jonathan Marchessault makes Golden Knights glad Panthers gave him up

Jonathan Marchessault was left unprotected in the expansion draft by the Florida Panthers, who seemed to determine his breakout season was a fluke. They likely regret the head-scratching decision. The …


Capitals take 2-0 series lead over Lightning

The Washington Capitals scored in the opening minute of the game and twice in the last 1:02 of the second period to pull away to a 6-2 victory over the …


UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 8:44 p.m.

Jets jump on Golden Knights early, open series with 4-2 win

Dustin Byfuglien scored about a minute after the puck dropped and the Winnipeg Jets built a three-goal lead early in the first period and went on to beat the Vegas …


UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 9:36 p.m.

Alex Ovechkin has goal and assist, Capitals beat Lightning 4-2

Alex Ovechkin had a power-play goal and an assist in his Eastern Conference finals debut, leading the Washington Capitals to a 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning Braden Holtby …


Rested Golden Knights ready to face Jets in Western final

A year ago at this time, the Winnipeg Jets weren’t even in the playoffs and the Vegas Golden Knights didn’t even have players. Now they’re getting ready to pit their …


Preds look for answers, season ends short of Stanley Cup

Winning the Stanley Cup seemed the perfect next step for the Nashville Predators after fighting all season for home-ice advantage throughout the playoffs. Now they know that winning the Presidents’ …


UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 12:38 p.m.

Maple Leafs promote Kyle Dubas, 32, to general manager

The Toronto Maple Leafs are staying in-house for their new general manager by promoting Kyle Dubas. At 32, he becomes one of the NHL’s youngest general managers. Dubas is an …


NHL makes history with new blood in conference finals

The NHL’s final four teams left have combined for one Stanley Cup victory for the first time in history. One of the Lightning, Capitals, Jets and Golden Knights will be …


‘Saucer-eyed’: Caps, others count on rookies in NHL playoffs

The Washington Capitals have never used more rookies during a single postseason than the half-dozen who helped Alex Ovechkin and Co. reach the Eastern Conference final against the Tampa Bay …


Jets face quick turnaround to host Vegas in Western finals

The Winnipeg Jets only got a few hours to celebrate the biggest victory in franchise history. The Jets finished off the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Nashville Predators 5-1 in Game 7 of …


UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 9:13 p.m.

Vegas next in Western final after Jets stun Preds in Game 7

The Winnipeg Jets are headed to the first Western Conference final in their short history after knocking off the NHL’s best team in the regular season. Tyler Myers and Paul …


Nikita Kucherov relishes chance to face Alex Ovechkin in East Final

Like many young Russian hockey players, Nikita Kucherov grew up following Alex Ovechkin’s career, hoping to someday become a prolific scorer and maybe even compete against his countryman in the …


‘Flower’ blossoms: Marc-Andre Fleury back to being great playoff goalie

Marc-Andre Fleury has bounced back from postseason struggles to recapture his status as an elite playoff goaltender. Fleury has been the best goalie in the Stanley Cup playoffs to lead …


Winning in Winnipeg: Jets fans unleash their support

With a winner in Winnipeg, Jets fans can finally showcase their support after years of early playoff exits and the team leaving the city once before. The Jets’ second incarnation …


Preds, Jets lean heavily on Pekka Rinne, Connor Hellebuyck in Game 7

Nobody has reflected the roller-coaster ride of the Western Conference semifinal between the NHL’s top two teams in the regular season than their Vezina Trophy finalists in goal. Predators goaltender …


Alex Ovechkin, Barry Trotz are in new territory with Caps in East final

Alex Ovechkin, Barry Trotz and the Capitals are in unfamiliar territory in the conference finals and have their sights set on making more history. The Atlantic Division-champion Lightning await after …


Bruins’ Brad Marchand looking for fresh start going forward

Bruins forward Brad Marchand drew national attention and a reprimand from the NHL after he was caught licking the face of Lightning forward Ryan Callahan during a confrontation in the …


No major changes for Penguins after 3-peat bid falls short

The Pittsburgh Penguins don’t expect the sting from their second-round playoff exit to fade anytime soon. They also don’t expect it to compel general manager Jim Rutherford to give the …


Rod Brind’Amour eager to lead slumping ’Canes back to glory

Rod Brind’Amour helped deliver the greatest moment in Carolina Hurricanes’ history – a Stanley Cup championship. His next challenge is to create more memorable moments as their coach. The captain …