Stanley Cup Finals

Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury, top center, flops as he tries to stop a shot during the second period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals against the Washington Capitals on Thursday, June 7, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 07, 2018 - 10:47 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest from Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Washington Capitals and the Vegas Golden Knights (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Devante Smith-Pelly has pulled Washington into a 3-3 tie with Vegas midway through the third period in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final. Brooks...
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Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly (25) scores a goal past Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) during the first period in Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Monday, June 4, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 04, 2018 - 9:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest from Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Washington Capitals and the Vegas Golden Knights (all times local): 9:40 p.m. The Washington Capitals got three goals in the first period of Game 4 and are spending much of the second period making sure the lead stands up...
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Vegas Golden Knights head coach Gerard Gallant speaks to the media, Sunday, June 3, 2018, in Arlington, Va. The Golden Knights will play the Washington Capitals in Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final Monday night in Washington. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)
June 04, 2018 - 4:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights are making at least one lineup change for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final by plugging in offensive-minded winger Tomas Tatar. Vegas has scored three goals against the Washington Capitals in the past two games and fallen behind 2-1 in a series for the first...
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Washington Capitals forward Chandler Stephenson (18) contends with Vegas Golden Knights forward Cody Eakin (21) during the third period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 03, 2018 - 5:05 pm
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Of all the ways the Washington Capitals have tried to win in the playoffs, none has been as effective as this. They pushed the pace with speed and skill when Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom were part of the "Young Guns." They made every game a coin flip with tight, Dale...
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Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) sprawls toward the puck as defenseman Shea Theodore (27) defends against Washington Capitals forward Jay Beagle (83) during the second period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 03, 2018 - 3:39 pm
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Gerard Gallant made Shea Theodore skip a shift. He's not making him walk the plank for two rough games. Theodore's struggles are a major reason the Golden Knights trail the Capitals 2-1 in the Stanley Cup Final going into Game 4 on Monday night in Washington. The talented,...
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Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly, center, celebrates his goal against the Vegas Golden Knights with Matt Niskanen, left, and Chandler Stephenson, during the third period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 03, 2018 - 1:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first home Stanley Cup Final game after 13 long years checkered with as many disappointments as milestones, Alex Ovechkin was not going to be denied the opportunity to do something special. He played with an edge. He played with joy. And he played with the leadership his...
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Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin, of Russia, celebrates his goal against the Vegas Golden Knights during the second period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 02, 2018 - 9:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Evgeny Kuznetsov has given the Washington Capitals a 2-0 lead in Game 3 of their Stanley Cup Final against the Vegas Golden Knights. Kuznetsov...
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Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov laughs while speaking with the media during an NHL hockey media day for the Stanley Cup, Sunday, May 27, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 01, 2018 - 11:16 am
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov was on the ice for Washington Capitals practice Friday, 36 hours after leaving Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Vegas Golden Knights clutching his left arm in pain. Kuznetsov did not return to Wednesday night's game, and coach Barry Trotz had no...
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a news conference before Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
May 31, 2018 - 9:26 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Adam Silver has encouraged the Philadelphia 76ers to both quickly and thoroughly resolve the investigation into whether team president Bryan Colangelo used Twitter inappropriately, a story that the NBA commissioner acknowledged was not one he wants to be thinking about during...
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Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov, right, of Russia, winces as he is checked by Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Brayden McNabb during the first period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals pm Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
May 31, 2018 - 7:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The sight of Evgeny Kuznetsov clutching his left arm and leaving the ice after a hit from Brayden McNabb isn't as big a threat to the Washington Capitals' title hopes as it might seem. Not after the Capitals withstood three games without Nicklas Backstrom. Not after they missed...
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