Men's hockey

New York Islanders center Brock Nelson (29) celebrates his goal with teammates Anthony Beauvillier (18) and Josh Bailey (12) during the second period of an NHL Stanley Cup Eastern Conference playoff hockey game, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020 in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 30, 2020 - 9:59 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Jean Gabriel Pageau scored the go-ahead goal 7:18 into the third period and the New York Islanders moved within one win of advancing to the Eastern Conference finals with a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday night. Brock Nelson scored twice, both set up by Josh Bailey...
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Boston Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy, rear watches during the third period of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff game against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Toronto, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020. (Cole Burston/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 30, 2020 - 4:12 pm
With the Boston Bruins facing elimination against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Torey Krug thinks back to the 2019 playoffs to find a recipe for success. The Bruins went into Game 6 at the Toronto Maple Leafs on the brink of getting knocked out in the first round, gave up the first goal 10 minutes in...
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Vegas Golden Knights right wing Mark Stone (61) celebrates his goal against the Vancouver Canucks with teammates Shea Theodore, left, and Jonathan Marchessault (81) during the third period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 29, 2020 - 11:45 pm
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Robin Lehner stopped 32 shots and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-0 in Game 3 of their Western Conference semifinal series Saturday night. Alex Tuch, got his seventh goal of the postseason, and Mark Stone and Zack Whitecloud also scored to help Vegas...
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Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Carter Hart (79) looks back as the puck crosses the goal line on a shot by New York Islanders center Leo Komarov as Flyers center Sean Couturier (14) reaches into the net during second-period NHL Stanley Cup Eastern Conference playoff hockey game action in Toronto, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 29, 2020 - 9:31 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Matt Martin and Leo Komarov scored in the second period as the New York Islanders rallied to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Saturday night, taking a 2-1 lead in their conference semifinal series. Anders Lee also scored, and Semyon Varlamov had 26 saves to rebound after a rocky...
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Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ondrej Palat (18) celebrates his second goal of the game with teammate right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) during the second period of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff game against the Boston Bruins in Toronto, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020. (Cole Burston/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 29, 2020 - 2:08 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Ondrej Palat scored twice, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 29 saves, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Boston Bruins 3-1 Saturday to take a commanding 3-1 lead in their second-round series. Victor Hedman also scored a pinball, bouncing goal on Boston goaltender Jaroslav Halak, who has...
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FILE - Bubba Wallace, center, stands on pit road during the playing of "America the Beautiful" prior to a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, July 19, 2020. NASCAR drivers don't plan to boycott Saturday night's, Aug. 29 race at Daytona International Speedway to raise awareness of social and racial injustices. Bubba Wallace, the only fulltime Black driver in the elite Cup Series, said that decision should not be interpreted as "turning away from the dark and evil acts that have taken over our nation.” (AP Photo/Ray Carlin, File)
August 28, 2020 - 1:41 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Major sports across North America ground to a halt in the wake of another police shooting of a Black man, this time in Wisconsin. Auto racing was not among them. NASCAR drivers do not plan to skip Saturday night's race at Daytona International Speedway to raise awareness of...
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NBA referees march in support of players seeking an end to racial injustice in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020. Their march came shortly before players met to decide on restarting the season after three games were postponed Wednesday. (AP Photo/Brian Mahoney)
August 27, 2020 - 8:00 pm
Moved by the videotaped shooting of Jacob Blake, many professional athletes — some who had previously donned Black Lives Matter T-Shirts and knelt for the national anthem to protest racial injustice — made a more dramatic statement. They refused to play. NBA players led the way Wednesday and...
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Colorado Avalanche's Kevin Connauton (7), Nazem Kadri (91) and Andre Burakovsky (95) celebrate a goal against the Dallas Stars during the third period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 27, 2020 - 1:43 am
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Nazem Kadri scored the go-ahead goal with 6:06 remaining in a wild third period as the Colorado Avalanche regrouped to beat the Dallas Stars 6-4 in Game 3 on Wednesday night. Dallas has a 2-1 advantage in the second-round series. Game 4 will be Friday. Leading 3-1 in the...
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Arizona Coyotes' Oliver Ekman-Larsson reacts to the team's loss to the Colorado Avalanche in Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 26, 2020 - 1:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL on Wednesday stripped the Arizona Coyotes of their 2020 second-round pick and 2021 first-round pick for violating the scouting combine policy by conducting physical tests of draft-eligible players. Commissioner Gary Bettman determined the organization broke the rules by...
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Vegas Golden Knights' Reilly Smith (19) jumps as the puck goes past Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom (25) during the third period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 26, 2020 - 12:15 am
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Bo Horvat scored twice, and Tyler Toffoli and Elias Pettersson each had a goal and two assists to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday night, evening their Western Conference semifinal series at one game apiece. Tanner Pearson...
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