Stanley Cup Playoffs

New York Rangers center Oscar Lindberg (24) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series against the Ottawa Senators Thursday, May 4, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
May 04, 2017 - 10:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar Lindberg scored two goals, Henrik Lundqvist made 22 saves and the New York Rangers beat the Ottawa Senators 4-1 on Thursday night to tie their Eastern Conference semifinal series at two games apiece. Chris Kreider and Nick Holden also scored and Tanner Glass added two assists...
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Anaheim Ducks celebrate their overtime victory as Edmonton Oilers goalie Cam Talbot, front, skates past after Game 4 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series, Wednesday, May 3, 2017, in Edmonton, Alberta. Anaheim won 4-3. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 04, 2017 - 8:35 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A decade after Ryan Getzlaf raised the Stanley Cup for the first and only time, the Anaheim Ducks captain appears to be extremely eager to hoist it above his head again. Getzlaf's spectacular postseason hit a new high point Wednesday when he figured in every goal for the...
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May 04, 2017 - 7:00 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman says she was sexually assaulted in a bathroom during a Pittsburgh Penguins playoff hockey game. Police spokeswoman Sonya Toler says the woman walked into a police station near the PPG Paints Arena at 12:01 a.m. Thursday to make the report. Toler says police are...
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Nashville Predators left wing Austin Watson (51) blocks a shot by St. Louis Blues right wing Vladimir Tarasenko (91), of Russia, during the third period in Game 4 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators won 2-1 to take a 3-1 lead in the series. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
May 04, 2017 - 12:35 pm
Nothing says sacrifice for a hockey team like blocking a shot, no matter how dangerous. Ian Laperriere took a puck to the face during the Flyers' run to the 2010 Stanley Cup Final and was heralded as a hero, even though post-concussion symptoms blamed on the blow ended his career the following fall...
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Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) begins to celebrate with Alex Ovechkin (8) as Washington Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov (92) skates to the locker room following a 3-2 Penguins win in Game 4 of an NHL Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinal hockey game in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, May 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 04, 2017 - 9:42 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Forget about revenge for the brutal cross-check that knocked Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby out of the playoffs indefinitely. Marc-Andre Fleury didn't want any part of it. The Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender came up with a more effective method of retribution against the...
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Anaheim Ducks celebrate their overtime victory against the Edmonton Oilers during Game 4 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series, Wednesday, May 3, 2017, in Edmonton, Alberta. Anaheim won 4-3. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 04, 2017 - 2:52 am
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Ryan Getzlaf was a one-man wrecking crew at a big moment for the Anaheim Ducks. Getzlaf scored twice and assisted on two goals, including Jakob Silfverberg's game-winner 45 seconds into overtime, and the Ducks topped the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 in Game 4 of their second-round...
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Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) begins to celebrate with Alex Ovechkin (8) as Washington Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov (92) skates to the locker room following a 3-2 Penguins win in Game 4 of an NHL Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinal hockey game in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, May 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 03, 2017 - 11:57 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Forget about revenge for the brutal cross-check that knocked Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby out of the playoffs indefinitely. Marc-Andre Fleury didn't want any part of it. The Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender came up with a more effective method of retribution against the...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) takes a hit from Washington Capitals' Matt Niskanen during the first period of Game 3 in an NHL Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinal hockey game against the Washington Capitals in Pittsburgh, Monday, May 1, 2017. Crosby left the game and did not return. The Capitals won in overtime 3-2. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 02, 2017 - 3:03 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby walked around the Pittsburgh Penguins practice facility on Tuesday, trying to encourage his teammates as they prepared to go forward in their increasingly caustic playoff series against Washington without their captain and the game's most indispensable player. The...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) is helped off the ice after being injured during the first period of Game 3 in an NHL Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinal hockey game against the Washington Capitals in Pittsburgh, Monday, May 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 02, 2017 - 9:24 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby left Game 3 of his team's playoff series against Washington after taking a hit to the head from Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen. The NHL's leading scorer and one of the game's best players did not return and his status for Wednesday's...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) is helped off the ice after being injured during the first period of Game 3 in an NHL Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinal hockey game against the Washington Capitals in Pittsburgh, Monday, May 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 02, 2017 - 8:14 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby left Game 3 of his team's playoff series against Washington after taking a hit to the head from Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen. The NHL's leading scorer and one of the game's best players did not return and his status for Wednesday's...
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