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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 …


Brandon Trips Hull For 3-0 Lead

Right-winger Darren Ritchie’s three goals powered the Brandon Wheat Kings to a 9-2 victory over the Hull Olympiques Saturday at the Memorial Cup. The undrafted Ritchie, 21, began Brandon’s on-slaught …


Mccabe Dominates

Right-winger Darren Ritchie’s three goals powered the Brandon Wheat Kings to a 9-2 victory over the Hull Olympiques Saturday at the Memorial Cup. Brandon’s Bryan McCabe scored shorthanded - his …


Miscellany

An offer from a Minneapolis group headed by businessman Richard Burke was accepted in principle by the owners of the NHL’s Winnipeg Jets.


Sullivan, Flames Take Bite Out Of Sharks

Mike Sullivan had three goals and an assist Thursday as the Calgary Flames rolled it up against the San Jose Sharks, emerging with a 9-2 victory at San Jose, Calif., …


Jets Pricetag Disclosed

Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson released the first firm details of a plan to buy the NHL’s Winnipeg Jets, saying the state will spend no more than $15 million to help …


Rangers Towel Off Quebec To Take Advantage In Series

Stanley Cup playoffs The New York Rangers had two luckybounce goals, including Brian Leetch’s winner with 7:18 left, to beat Quebec 4-3 Wednesday in the first playoff game at New …


Upstart Sharks Again Smell Blood In Playoffs

San Jose’s Jeff Odgers, right, fights Calgary’s Dan Keczmer for position. Photo by Associated Press


Lindros Still Mending

Eric Lindros will not play tonight when the Philadelphia Flyers face the Buffalo Sabres in the NHL playoffs. “He is traveling with the team; he is day-to-day,” team spokesman Joe …


Minnesota Chases Jets

Gov. Arne Carlson ridiculed a new proposal to help bring the Winnipeg Jets to Minnesota while he continued trying to build support for his own plan. A bipartisan group of …


Penguins Rally To Even Series I

NHL playoffs The Pittsburgh Penguins, down two goals and about to go down two games, revived their big-gun offense on third-period goals by Luc Robitaille, Jaromir Jagr and Kevin Stevens …


Baker Nets Two; Upstart Sharks Upset Flames

The San Jose Sharks opened the NHL playoffs like they did last year with an upset victory, shocking the division-winning Calgary Flames 5-4 Sunday night in Calgary, Alberta, behind Jamie …


Nordiques Rally To Beat Defending Champions

Joe Sakic’s third goal of the game with 38 seconds left gave Quebec a comeback 5-4 victory over New York in the opener of their NHL playoff series Saturday night …


Minnesota Studies Deal

Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor might be interested in buying the Winnipeg Jets now that it appears the state could purchase a share of the NHL team. Taylor’s lease agreement …


Keenan Out To Master Tale Of Two Trophy Teams

Keenan


Jagr At Center Stage For Penguins

The name has changed from Mario to Jaromir, but otherwise the Pittsburgh Penguins’ mission is the same: win the Stanley Cup on the back of a superstar. However, the first …


Wayward Isles Cast Off Henning

Lorne Henning, Al Arbour’s aide during the New York Islanders’ most successful seasons, was fired as coach of the team Wednesday after only one year. “There were philosophical differences and …


Scoring Leader Sidelined

Eric Lindros, whose cheek was cut by a puck in Sunday’s game against the New York Rangers, will miss the Philadelphia Flyers’ final regular-season game today against the New York …


Jets Delay Flight

A decision on the fate of the Winnipeg Jets was postponed following a request from the federal government for a meeting with the NHL. The government in Ottawa sought a …


Lindros Hart Favorite

When it comes to picking the winners of major awards, a blink here or there could be tolerated. But we must pick with one eye closed - in this case, …


Jets Perilously Close To Fleeing Winnipeg

Monday could be doomsday for the Winnipeg Jets. Even while the team was keeping its playoff hopes alive late Thursday by stunning the Detroit Red Wings, the franchise was being …


Sports People

UNLV athletic director Jim Weaver is giving up most of his duties two months early to allow the school’s alumni director to initiate marketing programs aimed at erasing athletic department …


Bandwagon Finds Home In Flyerland

General manager Bob Clarke isn’t keen on the publicity his team is generating. “I think everybody’s gotten carried away with this team,” Clarke said Thursday, referring to the Philadelphia Flyers’ …


Election Buoys Winnipeg

Minnesota’s chances of luring the Winnipeg Jets for next season appear to have hit a setback following provincial elections in Manitoba. The Conservative Party of provincial Premier Gary Filmon, which …