Men's hockey

In this Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, photo, Alexandra Carpenter goes through drills while playing with the U.S. Women's National hockey team in Cranberry Township, Butler County, Pa., ahead of scheduled exhibition games against Canada. Carpenter, college hockey's top player in 2015 and daughter of former NHL star Bobby Carpenter, is also leading Russia's Women's Hockey League in scoring while playing for the Chinese-based Shenzhen KRS Vanke Rays. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
November 21, 2019 - 2:32 am
Once Bobby Carpenter's flight from Beijing touched down in Boston, he raced to the Lawrence Larsen Rink in nearby Winthrop, Massachusetts, to catch his daughter's Canadian Women's Hockey League game. Time was of the essence because, immediately following the game, Alex Carpenter was boarding a...
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FILE - In this April 25, 2019, file photo, Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock speaks to reporters in Toronto. The Maple Leafs fired Babcock on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, and replaced him with Sheldon Keefe. (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
November 20, 2019 - 6:41 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have fired head coach Mike Babcock and replaced him with Sheldon Keefe. Babcock had a record of 9-10-4 in 2019-20 for the struggling Leafs, who are 0-5-1 in their last six games, including five straight losses in regulation. Maple Leafs president Brendan...
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New York Islanders' Josh Bailey (12) celebrates after scoring during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. The Islanders won 5-4 in overtime. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
November 20, 2019 - 4:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders insist they don’t think about how well they are playing. They are too busy preparing for their next opponent. However, win after win after win has added up to a point streak the franchise hasn’t seen since its Stanley Cup dynasty days, Since opening the season...
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Washington Capitals right wing Garnet Hathaway (21) scuffles with Anaheim Ducks defenseman Erik Gudbranson, second from left, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, in Washington. Also seen is Capitals center Chandler Stephenson, second from right, and Ducks center Derek Grant (38). (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
November 20, 2019 - 1:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Washington Capitals forward Garnet Hathaway has been suspended three games for spitting on an opponent. The NHL announced Hathaway’s suspension Wednesday after a hearing with him. He will forfeit $24,194 in salary. Toward the end of a heated brawl between the Capitals and Ducks on...
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Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) dives to make a glove save against the Toronto Maple Leafs during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 20, 2019 - 2:40 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The only thing missing for Marc-Andre Fleury was a magic wand. Fleury made 31 saves for his 450th win, including an incredible diving stop late in the game, and the Vegas Golden Knights held off the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Tuesday night. While his clutch save against the Detroit...
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Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) celebrates with the bench after his goal against the Winnipeg Jets during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
November 20, 2019 - 2:16 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos celebrated another milestone in a stellar career with grace and humility. The long-time captain of the Tampa Bay Lightning scored his 400th goal last weekend, joining an elite group that includes eight other active players — Alex Ovechkin, Patrick Marleau, Marian...
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Edmonton Oilers goalie Mikko Koskinen (19) celebrates with Connor McDavid at the end of an NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks on anm Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
November 20, 2019 - 2:16 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Connor McDavid dominated the way he usually does and got plenty of help from his Edmonton teammates. McDavid had a goal and two assists for his third straight game with at least three points, Leon Draisaitl extended his point streak to 13 games and the Oilers snapped the San...
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Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn (14), defenseman Esa Lindell, right, and the rest of the line celebrate a goal by Benn in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks in Dallas, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
November 20, 2019 - 12:58 am
DALLAS (AP) — Jamie Benn knows why the Dallas Stars have emerged as one of the NHL’s hottest teams following a dismal start. “Guys are coming out of their shells,” he said. Benn scored the first two goals Tuesday night, and some unsung Stars added four more to beat the Vancouver Canucks 6-1 for...
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St. Louis Blues' David Perron, right, is congratulated by teammate Sammy Blais after scoring during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
November 20, 2019 - 12:31 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — There was no storybook ending for St. Louis native Pat Maroon in his return home Tuesday night. Oskar Sundqvist and David Perron scored to lead the Blues to a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning, spoiling Maroon’s much-anticipated return after helping his hometown team to a...
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New York Islanders' Brock Nelson (29) returns to the bench after scoring during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
November 19, 2019 - 11:00 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — New York Islanders coach Barry Trotz insists his team isn’t keeping track of its torrid start, even as the weeks pass and the victories pile up. Probably time to start. Brock Nelson’s second goal of the game 2:55 into overtime capped another frantic comeback to lift the Islanders...
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