AHL hockey

FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2017, file photo, a shot by Norfolk Admirals' Alex Pompeo (25), right, deflects up into the air off Adirondack Thunder's goalie J.P. Anderson (1) during the first period of an ECHL hockey game in Norfolk, Va. The ECHL season was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. (L. Todd Spencer/The Virginian-Pilot via AP, File)
April 02, 2020 - 3:50 pm
Tim Harrison made the long drive from South Carolina to his home just south of Boston with a lot on his mind. The ECHL season had just been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the 26-year-old wondered if he’d need to dig for oysters on the beach or do odd jobs around the neighborhood...
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Empty seats ring the field during a One Day International cricket match between Australia and New Zealand at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, Friday, March 13, 2020. Cricket Australia announced that three one-day international matches between Australia and New Zealand would be played in empty stadiums because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. The first of the three matches began at the 48,000-seat Sydney Cricket Ground, where television announcers spoke of the "eerie" silence in the stadium devoid of fans. (Dean Lewins/AAP Image via AP)
March 16, 2020 - 8:24 pm
The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's effect on sports around the world (all times local): 8:15 p.m. All professional cricket has been canceled in Australia in response to the coronavirus pandemic, and national organizers are “strongly recommending” that the remainder of the season be called off...
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Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt, left, defenseman Brayden McNabb (3) and Robin Lehner (90) celebrate after defeating the Buffalo Sabres in an NHL hockey game Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
February 29, 2020 - 2:13 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Reilly Smith scored twice, Robin Lehner stopped 32 shots and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-2 on Friday night. William Karlsson and Nicolas Roy also scored to help Vegas get its franchise-record eighth straight win and open a six-point lead ahead of Vancouver...
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Toronto Maple Leafs left wing Pierre Engvall (47) scores his team's third goal of the game against Carolina Hurricanes emergency goalie David Ayres (90) during second-period NHL hockey game action in Toronto, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 23, 2020 - 9:52 am
TORONTO (AP) — David Ayres was sitting in the stands with his wife at Scotiabank Arena when Carolina Hurricanes goalie James Reimer went down with an injury. The on-call emergency netminder in Toronto, Ayers left his seat and got half-dressed into his gear on the off-chance something might happen...
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Dallas Stars defenseman John Klingberg (3) celebrates a goal against the Ottawa Senators with defenseman Esa Lindell (23), left wing Jamie Benn (14) and center Jason Dickinson (18) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 19, 2020 - 10:09 am
DENVER (AP) — Jason Dickinson encountered quite a few bumps in the road on his route to the NHL. Good thing for his trusty truck. Dickinson was up and down between the Dallas Stars and their American Hockey League affiliate, the Texas Stars, a total of 17 times during the 2017-18 season. Sometimes...
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Vegas Golden Knights center Jonathan Marchessault, back right, celebrates with right wing Mark Stone (61) after scoring a power-play goal against the St. Louis Blues in overtime of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Las Vegas. The Golden Knights won 6-5. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
February 14, 2020 - 3:05 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Zach Sanford had the best game of his young NHL career — even if his thoughts were understandably far from the ice. Sanford scored four goals in St. Louis' 6-5 overtime loss to Las Vegas on Thursday night, the Blues' first game since teammate Jay Bouwmeester collapsed from a...
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Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) protects the goal while teammate Nikolaj Ehlers (27), of Denmark, reaches out for St. Louis Blues' Brayden Schenn (10) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday Feb. 6, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Scott Kane)
February 07, 2020 - 2:02 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Connor Hellebuyck wasn't in the mood to celebrate just yet. The Winnipeg goalie stopped 35 shots to help the Jets beat the St. Louis Blues 4-2 Thursday night — his second win over the defending Stanley Cup champions in five days. “It's nice and I feel great about my game,”...
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Hockey Hall of Famer Willie O'Ree, right, waves to the crowd before dropping the ceremonial puck before an NHL hockey game between the Boston Bruins and the Edmonton Oilers in Boston, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
February 05, 2020 - 1:56 am
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Willie O'Ree is hopeful that one day sports will be free of racism and bigotry, yet thinks it's still a long way off. The 84-year-old O'Ree, the first black player in the NHL, took part in the league's Black History Month Tour in Ottawa, which features a mobile curated museum...
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2010, file photo, Cammi Granato stands on center ice after being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame before an NHL game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Buffalo Sabres in Toronto. Scouts, like Granato, for Seattle's expansion NHL franchise have become a common sight at arenas around the league. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
February 04, 2020 - 4:37 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — John Goodwin had the honor of being the first and it was a bit unnerving. He was a pro scout representing a franchise without a nickname and nearly two years away from having a roster — with an arena still under construction — and walking into an NHL arena for the first time on...
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New York Islanders' Josh Bailey (12) celebrates with Brock Nelson (29) after Nelson scored a goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in New York. The Islanders won 4-2. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
January 22, 2020 - 4:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Following a stretch of seven games in 11 days, the New York Islanders don't play again until Feb. 1 The extended time off around the All-Star break will feel much better after a needed win against one of their biggest rivals. Josh Bailey had a goal and two assists, Thomas Greiss...
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