Stanley Cup Finals

Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) pats Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37) after Game 5 of an NHL second-round hockey playoff series Sunday, May 6, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
May 07, 2018 - 3:32 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning know the grind. Back in the Eastern Conference final for the third time in four years, the Atlantic Division winners led the NHL in scoring this season but have been even more impressive defensively through the first two rounds of the playoffs. "I think if...
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FILE - In this June 20, 1999, file photo, Dallas Stars coach Ken Hitchcock hoists the Stanley Cup after the Stars defeated the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 in triple overtime in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals in Buffalo, N.Y. Stars coach Ken Hitchcock is retiring, ending a 22-year career as the third-winningest coach in NHL history. Hitchcock will become a consultant for the team he led to its only Stanley Cup championship in 1999. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
April 13, 2018 - 3:39 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ken Hitchcock wasn't sure how long he would coach the Dallas Stars the second time around after 15 years away. Turned out to be one season. The coach who led Dallas to its only Stanley Cup championship retired Friday, ending a 22-year career as the third-winningest coach in NHL...
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Boston Bruins' David Pastrnak (88), of the Czech Republic, is congratulated by Matt Grzelcyk (48) following Pastrnak's game winning goal against the Carolina Hurricanes during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Boston won 6-4. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
March 13, 2018 - 10:17 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — David Pastrnak scored three of Boston's five goals in the final 10 minutes for his first career hat trick, and the Bruins stunned the Carolina Hurricanes by rallying for a 6-4 victory Tuesday night. Matt Grzelcyk, Pastrnak and Danton Heinen scored in a span of 77 seconds to...
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Arizona Coyotes' Luke Schenn, center right, celebrates the win with Scott Wedgewood, center left, and Oliver Ekman-Larsson, of Sweden, left, as Philadelphia Flyers' Wayne Simmonds, right, looks on following the overtime period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
October 30, 2017 - 10:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The struggling Arizona Coyotes finally got their first win of the season, beating the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 on Alex Goligoski's overtime goal after blowing a two-goal lead in the final minute of regulation Monday night. Goligoski scored with 14.4 seconds left on the clock in...
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Nashville Predators' Craig Smith (15) loses the puck while skating in on Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray as Justin Schultz (4) defends in the first period of the NHL hockey game, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
October 07, 2017 - 11:21 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — After a rocky start to their Stanley Cup title defense, the Pittsburgh Penguins are just happy to be back on track. They rebounded against the team they beat for the championship in June as Evgeni Malkin scored, Matt Murray stopped 26 shots and the Penguins beat the Nashville...
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This Jan. 24, 2017 photo shows senior hockey advisor to the Ottawa Senators, Bryan Murray, holding a signed Washington Capitals jersey as he is inducted as the first member of the Ottawa Senators new "ring of honour," in Ottawa. The Ottawa Senators say former NHL coach and general manager Bryan Murray has died at age 74. He was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer in 2014. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 12, 2017 - 6:32 pm
Bryan Murray, a longtime NHL coach and general manager who helped turn around the Washington Capitals and took the Ottawa Senators to the Stanley Cup Final, has died at 74. He was diagnosed in 2014 with colon cancer that he was told was incurable and became an advocate for awareness and early...
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July 16, 2017 - 9:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Wolff, the only sportscaster to call play-by-play of championships in all four major North American professional team sports, has died. He was 96. Son Rick Wolff said his father died peacefully Saturday night at his Nyack home. Wolff broadcast the NFL's championship game, World...
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July 16, 2017 - 8:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Wolff, the only sportscaster to call play-by-play of championships in all four major North American professional team sports, has died. He was 96. Son Rick Wolff said his father died peacefully Saturday night at his Nyack home. Wolff broadcast the NFL's championship game, World...
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FILE - In this March 31, 2017, file photo, Washington Capitals' Karl Alzner skates during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Arizona Coyotes in Glendale, Ariz. The Montreal Canadiens signing defenseman Karl Alzner to a $23.125 million five-year deal on Saturday, July 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
July 03, 2017 - 6:49 pm
After building up to a playoff run that ended in the second round yet again, the Washington Capitals are going through a salary-cap nightmare usually reserved for Stanley Cup champions. The same struggles that led to the deconstruction of the Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings over the years...
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FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2016, file photo, Pittsburgh Penguins' Nick Bonino plays against the Columbus Blue Jackets during an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio. The Western Conference-champion Nashville Predators took care of an area of concern, signing center Nick Bonino away from the Stanley Cup champion Penguins with a $16.4 million, four-year contract on Saturday, July 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
July 01, 2017 - 10:49 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators took care of an area of concern and added to an area of depth Saturday, signing center Nick Bonino away from the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins with a $16.4 million, four-year contract and acquiring defenseman Alexei Emelin in a trade with...
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