Hockey

St. Louis Blues teammates congratulate goaltender Jordan Binnington, right, after defeating the Boston Bruins in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Thursday, June 6, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
June 11, 2019 - 2:39 pm
BOSTON (AP) — If the St. Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins in Game 7, perhaps Steve Hatze Petros should get his name on the Stanley Cup. He is the NHL schedule-maker , making him the most responsible for a January-March stretch when the Blues didn't play more than one consecutive home game at a...
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Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) handles the ball under pressure from Golden State Warriors center Kevon Looney (5) during second-half basketball action in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Toronto, Monday, June 10, 2019. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 10, 2019 - 8:43 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The Latest from Monday night's Game 5 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 11:40 p.m. Kyle Lowry's 3-pointer at the buzzer was well off, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from a six-point deficit in the final three minutes to beat the Toronto Raptors 106-105 in Game 5 of the NBA...
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The Boston Red Sox and fans pause for a moment for former Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz, who was shot Sunday evening in the Dominican Republic, prior to a baseball game against the Texas Rangers at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, June 10, 2019. Ortiz is expected to return to the area to be treated at a Boston hospital. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
June 10, 2019 - 7:41 pm
BOSTON (AP) — David Ortiz helped his adopted city recover from the Boston Marathon bombings. And now the Red Sox are calling on their fans to reciprocate for their beloved Big Papi. "We all remember in 2013 when we needed David Ortiz the most, he was there for us," team president Sam Kennedy said...
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Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37) celebrates with Marcus Johansson (90), of Sweden, and Karson Kuhlman (83) after the Bruins beat the St. Louis Blues in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final Sunday, June 9, 2019, in St. Louis. The Bruins won 5-1 to even the series 3-3. (AP Photo/Scott Kane)
June 10, 2019 - 3:33 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The strains of Jay-Z and Linkin Park's "Numb/Encore" mashup emanated from a small speaker on the hallway floor outside the visiting locker room following the Boston Bruins' morning skate. "I don't know what you're expecting of me ... put under the pressure ... of walking in your...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, raises a Toronto Raptors jersey on the 18th green after winning the Canadian Open golf championship in Ancaster, Ontario, Sunday, June 9, 2019. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 10, 2019 - 7:38 am
TORONTO (AP) — It was just past midnight Monday morning, and Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri decided it was time to go see the people. So he headed outside — to the line of fans waiting to get into Jurassic Park, a group of die-hards who had been in line for hours and hours and hours already...
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A shot by Boston Bruins' Brandon Carlo gets past St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington (50) for a goal during the third period of Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final Sunday, June 9, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Scott Kane)
June 09, 2019 - 9:30 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Playing with fire finally caught up to the Blues. Missed chances and an early rash of penalties cost St. Louis with a chance to win the first Stanley Cup championship in franchise history on home ice. The Blues got off to a quick start with five of the first six shots in Game 6...
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Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara (33), of Slovakia, celebrates with right wing David Pastrnak (88), of the Czech Republic, after the Bruins beat the St. Louis Blues in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final Sunday, June 9, 2019, in St. Louis. Both players scored goals as the Bruins won 5-1 to even the series 3-3. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
June 09, 2019 - 8:36 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Punch, counterpunch, Game 7. Just when it looked like the Boston Bruins were down and out, they remembered they can throw their weight around, too. Boston showed it can play St. Louis' physical style of hockey and then some, and the Stanley Cup Final is tied at 3-3 with Boston...
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St. Louis Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz (17) falls between Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask, of Finland, right, and defenseman Charlie McAvoy (73) during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final Sunday, June 9, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Scott Kane)
June 09, 2019 - 7:06 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest from Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final between Boston and St. Louis (all times local): 9 p.m. The Boston Bruins have a 1-0 lead going into the third period of a game they must win to force Game 7 in the Stanley Cup Final against St. Louis. Tuukka Rask has stopped 19 shots...
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Boston Bruins' Torey Krug (47) and St. Louis Blues' Robert Thomas (18) crash to the ice during the third period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Monday, May 27, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
June 09, 2019 - 12:28 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Robert Thomas is ready to return to the St. Louis Blues' lineup for a potential Stanley Cup-clinching Game 6 against the Boston Bruins. Thomas has missed the past four games of the series with a suspected hand or wrist injury. He handled the puck fine in practice Saturday and...
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FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2019 file photo, St. Louis Blues right wing Vladimir Tarasenko, of Russia, left, celebrates with Ivan Barbashev (49), of Russia, after Tarasenko scored the winning goal in overtime against the Nashville Predators in an NHL hockey game in Nashville, Tenn. More than two decades since Fetisov and the “Russian Five” shattered the myth that NHL teams couldn’t win with players from a nation unpopular in North America, Tarasenko and Barbashev are one victory away from lifting the same Cup after being inspired by the generation of countrymen who endured so much to get there. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
June 08, 2019 - 11:16 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Slava Fetisov called Vladimir Tarasenko midway through the second round of the playoffs to deliver an important message. "I said, 'Listen, you've got a good chance to win this year, so you're gonna play 100 percent, maybe a little more,'" Fetisov recalled Friday. "'You get all your...
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