Men's hockey

Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) attacks on New Jersey Devils goaltender Keith Kinkaid (1) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
November 15, 2018 - 11:55 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby will miss Thursday night's game against Tampa Bay due to an upper-body injury. The team disclosed the injury on Wednesday when Crosby skipped practice. Crosby worked out before his teammates hit the ice on Thursday for their pregame skate...
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Vegas Golden Knights center Cody Eakin (21) celebrates his goal with teammate Ryan Carpenter (40) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison)
November 15, 2018 - 3:12 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Last season, Cody Eakin didn't score his seventh goal until Feb. 21. He did it more than three months earlier this time. Eakin scored his sixth and seventh goals of the season, Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29 shots for his third shutout, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Anaheim...
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Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon celebrates after scoring against the Boston Bruins in the third period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in Denver. The Avalanche won 6-3. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
November 15, 2018 - 2:13 am
DENVER (AP) — Mikko Rantanen got an assist for setting up the go-ahead goal. Nathan MacKinnon wanted to give him something more — full credit. "All Mikko there," he said. MacKinnon scored the tiebreaking goal with 10:58 remaining on a nifty pass from Rantanen, and the Colorado Avalanche rallied...
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Winnipeg Jets' Adam Lowry (17) checks Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin (8) during first period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Manitoba on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)
November 15, 2018 - 1:01 am
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Ben Chiarot wanted to play well against the defending Stanley Cup champions. The defenceman did just that by scoring the tiebreaking goal with 7:09 left in the third period to lead the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night. "We've...
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November 14, 2018 - 11:43 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — In a story Nov. 14 about the Nashville Predators-San Jose Sharks game, The Associated Press erroneously reported a quote from Rocco Grimaldi. The correct quote should read: "The first period, I mean, nothing else can be said about our first period. It was abysmal. It was...
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Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook (7) is congratulated by teammates after his goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
November 14, 2018 - 10:42 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Jeremy Colliton got his first win as an NHL coach when Corey Crawford made 28 saves to help the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 1-0 on Wednesday night, stopping an eight-game losing streak. Chicago's slide began with a 7-3 loss at St. Louis on Oct. 27, and Colliton took...
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November 14, 2018 - 4:57 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Forward Austin Watson has been reinstated to the Predators' roster after serving an 18-game suspension for domestic abuse, and he issued a statement apologizing to everyone for the June incident that cost him the start of the season. Watson issued the statement Wednesday...
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Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) attacks on New Jersey Devils goaltender Keith Kinkaid (1) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
November 14, 2018 - 3:10 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has skipped practice while being evaluated Wednesday for an upper-body injury. Coach Mike Sullivan declined to get into specifics about Crosby's injury. Crosby did not miss a shift and played more than 21 minutes during Pittsburgh's 4-2...
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Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne, right, of Finland, stops a shot by Anaheim Ducks' Andrew Cogliano during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
November 14, 2018 - 12:32 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pekka Rinne is off to an even better start than last season when he finally won the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's best goalie, and backup Juuse Saros ranks among the league's top 10 for victories. With both goalies now signed to contract extensions, the Nashville Predators may...
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Montreal Canadiens' Charles Hudon (54) skates past as Edmonton Oilers' Drake Caggiula (91) celebrates a goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
November 14, 2018 - 2:05 am
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Tinkering with their top line paid dividends for the Edmonton Oilers. Reunited as linemates, Leon Draisaitl had a goal and two assists and Connor McDavid added three assists to lead Edmonton past the Montreal Canadiens 6-2 on Tuesday night. Matt Benning, Drake Caggiula,...
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