Men's hockey

Edmonton Oilers defenseman Ethan Bear (74) defends New Jersey Devils center Jack Hughes (86) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
October 16, 2019 - 12:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko were the clear favorites all along to be the top two picks in this year's NHL draft. So far, the 18-year-olds have struggled to generate a lot of offense in the opening weeks of the season. Kakko, selected second by the New York Rangers after New Jersey...
Read More
President Donald Trump is presented a team jersey by St. Louis Blues owner Tom Stillman during an event to honor the 2019 Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues, in the Rose Garden of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 15, 2019 - 3:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump honored the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, using the occasion to announce an envoy to Turkey, mention the economy and an agriculture deal with China and laugh off the possibility of impeachment. For the Blues, it was more of a last chance...
Read More
Peter Caccioppoli, a Philadelphia Flyers fan from New York, wears a jumpsuit and safety helmet in the "Rage Room" before the Philadelphia Flyers' NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, in Philadelphia. Caccioppoli swung a hockey stick at a place setting that would make Martha Stewart wince and later took aim on a fishbowl which had the "NJ" Devils logo. Caccioppoli said he's been a partial season ticket holder "for a very frustrating five years," and was thrilled to take part in the demolition derby. (AP Photo/Dan Gelston)
October 10, 2019 - 4:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Flyers have turned their fans into Raging Bullies. Philadelphia sports fans have been implicated in the sports crimes of throwing snowballs and batteries and of late, haymakers at horses and athletes , so why not let them smash and bash inanimate objects for cash inside a...
Read More
Buffalo Sabres left wing Victor Olofsson (68) celebrates after scoring a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Bryan Bennett)
October 09, 2019 - 4:57 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres rookie forward Victor Olofsson has tied an NHL record in becoming the fourth player to score each of his first six career goals on the power play. Olofsson made it six in a row with a one-timer off Jack Eichel's pass into the right circle to open the scoring 5:04...
Read More
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Erik Haula (56), of Finland, reaches across Montreal Canadiens center Max Domi (13) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
October 09, 2019 - 12:10 pm
Max Domi, the son of an NHL player, didn't get star struck much. Then at age 13, he met Bobby Clarke. "My jaw hit the floor, and I was just in shock," Domi said. Clarke isn't just a Hockey Hall of Famer who captained two teams to the Stanley Cup. He's a Hockey Hall of Famer who captained two teams...
Read More
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi watches a home run hit by New York Yankees' Gleyber Torres during the second inning in Game 3 of a baseball American League Division Series, Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)
October 08, 2019 - 12:51 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The night began with Torii Hunter throwing the ceremonial first pitch to Joe Mauer, energizing the over-capacity crowd gathered for the first postseason game at Target Field since 2010, the year the ballpark opened. The evening ended in familiar deflation for the Twins, with two...
Read More
Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Charlie Morton throws to an Oakland Athletics batter during the first inning of an American League wild-card baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
October 06, 2019 - 11:39 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today: REMEMBER ME? Charlie Morton helped Houston achieve the ultimate prize in 2017, winning Game 7 of the AL Championship Series with a sharp start against the Yankees and then winning Game 7 of the World Series in relief against the Dodgers. This time...
Read More
New York Yankees pitcher Luis Severino ponders a question from the media Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in Minneapolis as the team prepares for Game 3 of the American League Division Series baseball playoffs against the Minnesota Twins. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
October 06, 2019 - 6:45 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Luis Severino certainly should be fresh when he tries to lead the New York Yankees to yet another Division Series sweep of the Minnesota Twins. The 25-year-old right-hander didn't make his regular-season debut until Sept. 17, spending most of the year rehabbing a lat muscle...
Read More
This October 2018 photo provided by the NWHL shows National Women’s Hockey League founder Dani Rylan at TRIA Rink in St. Paul, Minn. Dani Rylan has a blunt message for her detractors in preparing to open her fifth season. To those questioning the league's stability after several franchises lost their local NHL teams' backing, and some of the world’s top players opted to sit out this year, Rylan is defiant by insisting there will be a sixth season next October, a seventh one after that, and so on. "We're not going anywhere. We're just growing," she told The Associated Press in a wide-ranging interview last month. (Kirsten Burton/NWHL via AP)
October 04, 2019 - 9:13 am
National Women's Hockey League founder and commissioner Dani Rylan has a blunt message for her detractors in preparing to open her fifth season. "We're not going anywhere. We're just growing," she told The Associated Press in a wide-ranging interview last month. There are questions about the league...
Read More
Berlin's Maxim Lapierre, right, steps on the stick of Chicago's Dominik Kubalik, left, during a NHL Global Series ice hockey game between Eisbaeren Berlin and Chicago Blackhawks in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
October 03, 2019 - 11:50 am
PRAGUE (AP) — Czech winger Dominik Kubalik has waited six years for a chance to play in the NHL. He never expected his debut would take place at home. The 24-year-old Kubalik is set to play his first game for the Chicago Blackhawks against the Philadelphia Flyers in Prague on Friday in the teams’...
Read More