Stanley Cup Finals

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 - 6:35 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...
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Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) celebrates his goal with Jake DeBrusk (74) as New Jersey Devils' Travis Zajac (19) skates away during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
October 12, 2019 - 11:07 pm
BOSTON (AP) — It didn't take very long for the Boston Bruins to wash away the sting of last season's disappointing finish on home ice. Tuukka Rask stopped 31 shots in his 46th career shutout, leading the Bruins to a 3-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils to win their home opener on Saturday night...
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Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Muzzin, left, celebrates his third period goal with center Frederik Gauthier (33) during an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in Detroit. The Maple Leafs defeated the Red Wings 5-2. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)
October 12, 2019 - 11:04 pm
DETROIT (AP) — On a night when their biggest stars were quiet offensively, the Toronto Maple Leafs still scored plenty. Ilya Mikheyev put the Maple Leafs ahead in the final minute of the second period when goalie Jimmy Howard's gamble backfired, and Toronto went on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-2...
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Nashville Predators center Matt Duchene (95) moves the puck against the Minnesota Wild during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
October 03, 2019 - 11:00 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ryan Ellis and Filip Forsberg each had a goal and an assist and the Nashville Predators rallied with four goals in the final period and beat the Minnesota Wild 5-2 on Thursday night in the season opener for both teams. Mikael Granlund, Austin Watson and Viktor Arvidsson also...
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St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington watches the game-winning goal by Washington Capitals' Jakub Vrana, of the Czech Republic, during the overtime of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, in St. Louis. The Capitals won 3-2. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
October 02, 2019 - 11:11 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jakub Vrana scored at 2:51 of overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 3-2 victory over the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues on Wednesday night in the opener for both teams. Vrana beat Jordan Binnington with a wrist shot to the upper corner for his first point in five career...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2019, file photo, the St. Louis Blues celebrate with the Stanley Cup after they defeated the Boston Bruins in Game 7 of the NHL Stanley Cup Final in Boston. The ebb and flow of recent champions from fast and skilled to physical and punishing illustrates how many different blueprints there are to win a championship in today’s NHL and the importance of tailoring style of play to personnel and perfecting that chemistry. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
September 28, 2019 - 12:10 pm
Had the night of June 12 gone differently, maybe NHL rivals would be looking to the Boston Bruins as the model to follow to win the Stanley Cup. "We were one game away to change the narrative of how teams should be structured," Bruins defenseman Torey Krug said. The Bruins lost Game 7 of the final...
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Detroit Red Wings player Dylan Larkin signs autographs for fans outside the Calumet Colosseum on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, in Calumet, Mich. The Colosseum, built in 1913 and the oldest continuously used indoor ice arena in the world, hosts an NHL preseason game between Red Wings and St. Louis Blues on Thursday night. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette via AP)
September 26, 2019 - 10:56 pm
CALUMET, Mich. (AP) — Anthony Mantha and Michael Rasmussen each scored twice to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues 4-1 on Thursday night in a Kraft Hockeyville preseason game. Mantha opened the scoring in a power play with 4:32 left in the first period and...
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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2019, file photo, Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) eyes a shot during the first day of training camp, in Brandon, Fla. Fresh off finishing 21 points ahead of the NHL last regular season and going four and out in the playoffs, the Lightning are again Stanley Cup favorites and the team to beat in an ever-improving the Eastern Conference. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
September 18, 2019 - 3:58 pm
Getting swept in the first round wasn't enough to knock the Tampa Bay Lightning off the mountaintop. After finishing 21 points ahead of everyone else during the 2018-19 regular season, the Lightning are again Stanley Cup favorites and the team to beat in an ever-improving Eastern Conference. With a...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, top right, gives autographs at NFL football training camp Saturday, July 27, 2019, in St. Joseph, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
July 29, 2019 - 6:34 pm
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes spent this past offseason riding horses through the surf and throwing passes on the beach, swapping jokes with Jimmy Kimmel and hob-knobbing with celebrities on the red carpet. He's the cover boy for this year's Madden video game. The Texas Tech die-hard who...
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In this March 23, 2019, photo, New York Islanders' Anders Lee in action during an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, in Philadelphia. From the start of New York Islanders’ training camp last September, Anders Lee insisted his impending free agency situation was different from the one John Tavares went through. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
July 02, 2019 - 3:09 am
From the start of New York Islanders' training camp last September, Anders Lee insisted his impending free agency situation was different from the one John Tavares went through. Ultimately, he proved to be right. Tavares, the face of the franchise since he was drafted No. 1 overall in 2009, bolted...
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