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UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 9 p.m.

Washington Capitals tie series with first Stanley Cup Final victory in franchise history

Alex Ovechkin scored and blocked a shot in the second period and Braden Holtby made spectacular saves, lifting the Washington Capitals to a series-tying 3-2 win over the Vegas Golden …


UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018, 6:41 p.m.

Golden Knights, Capitals try to keep their cool in Vegas at Stanley Cup Final

The Vegas Golden Knights still think Tom Wilson’s third-period hit on Jonathan Marchessault was very late and probably dirty. They also believe it sparked their comeback win in the Stanley …


Capitals advance to conference finals for first time in 20 years

PITTSBURGH – Evgeny Kuznetsov’s breakway goal 5:27 into overtime gave the Washington Capitals a 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 6 on Monday night, and a berth in …


Playoff Capsules: Jakub Vrana helps Capitals rally past Penguins

Jakub Vrana scored the go-ahead goal with 4:38 remaining, Braden Holtby made 35 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-3 in Game 5 Saturday night to take …


Frederik Andersen helps Maple Leafs beat Bruins 3-1 to force Game 7

Frederik Andersen stopped 32 shots to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Monday night in Toronto, forcing a decisive Game 7 in …


NHL playoffs: Penguins, Predators push into second round

Jake Guentzel scored four straight goals to help send the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins into the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs with an 8-5 victory …


Pittsburgh Penguins crush Ottawa Senators 7-0 to take 3-2 lead

Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan calls it “getting to our game.” It means he wants his team to attack opponents with speed, aggression and a dash of responsibility.


UPDATED: Sun., May 7, 2017, 6:58 p.m.

NHL Faceoff: Pressure still on Capitals, but spotlight is on Marc-Andre Fleury in Game 6

Three goals in five minutes sparked sing-song chants of “FLEU-RY! FLEU-RY!” and might’ve planted enough of a seed of belief for the Washington Capitals against the Pittsburgh Penguins.


NHL Playoff Capsules: Oilers take 2-0 series lead over Ducks

Cam Talbot made 39 saves, Patrick Maroon scored a power-play goal and the Edmonton Oilers moved halfway to the Western Conference finals with a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks …


NHL Playoffs: Penguins-Capitals rivalry highlights second round

It is the playoff format everyone loves to hate, but say this for the NHL’s divisional setup: It is serving up a tasty feast of rivalries in the second round.


Tampa Bay stands as last obstacle to another Blackhawks Stanley Cup

TAMPA, Fla. – The Chicago Blackhawks headed south this week to secure a dynasty, and the Tampa Bay Lightning are the only obstacle left. Jonathan Toews and his teammates have …


Brassard, Lundqvist lead Rangers past Lightning 7-3

TAMPA, Fla. – Henrik Lundqvist had lots of help in another season-saving performance for the New York Rangers. The star goalie stopped 36 shots and Derick Brassard had a hat …


NHL’s final 4 fighting for area in front of net

The road to the Stanley Cup winds through the valuable real estate right in front of the goal. Anaheim got another scoring tip in a 2-1 victory over Chicago in …


Anaheim Ducks take 2-1 series lead over Chicago Blackhawks

CHICAGO – Frederik Andersen made 27 saves, helping Anaheim kill off five power plays, and the Ducks beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 on Thursday night for a 2-1 lead in …


Tampa Bay Lightning take 2-1 lead over New York Rangers

TAMPA, Fla. – The Tampa Bay Lightning were relentless, answering every challenge from the New York Rangers before taking control of the Eastern Conference finals on Nikita Kucherov’s overtime goal. …


In brief: Blackhawks down Ducks in 3rd overtime

NHL: Marcus Kruger deflected Brent Seabrook’s shot 16:12 into the third overtime and the Chicago Blackhawks evened the Western Conference finals with a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks in …


Stanley Cup playoffs: Ducks go up 3-0 over Jets

NHL: Fired up for the first NHL playoff game in town in 19 years, Winnipeg Jets fans booed Corey Perry off the ice in warmups and cheered every icing call …


NHL playoffs: John Tavares lifts Islanders over Capitals in overtime

John Tavares can be excused if the Islanders’ captain doesn’t recall the previous time New York won a playoff game in overtime. “I was only 3 years old then,” Tavares …


Kings beat Blackhawks in OT, advance to Stanley Cup Final

CHICAGO – When it comes to Game 7, Los Angeles truly is the king of the road. Alec Martinez scored at 5:47 of overtime, and the Kings beat the Chicago …


Blackhawks beat Kings to force Game 7

LOS ANGELES – Patrick Kane skated to a patch of open ice near the painted Stanley Cup logo and fired a long, low shot at the Los Angeles net, hoping …


Bruins reach Stanley Cup finals by sweeping Penguins

BOSTON – Adam McQuaid scored early in the third period, Tuukka Rask posted his second shutout of the series, and the Boston Bruins swept their way to the Stanley Cup …


Canucks take 2-0 lead in finals

Alex Burrows circled the net and scored a stunning goal 11 seconds into overtime, and the Vancouver Canucks took a 2-0 lead in the Stanley Cup finals with a 3-2 …


Lindros Hits Winner In Ot

Martin Brodeur finally flinched, giving life to the Philadelphia Flyers. Eric Lindros made the most of it.


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 …


Flyers Put Rangers On Ice

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