Hockey

Team Canada goalie Shannon Szabados (1) makes the save as Team USA's Brianna Decker (14) looks for the rebound during first-period National Women's Team series hockey game action in Edmonton, Alberta, Sunday Dec. 17, 2017. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 18, 2017 - 9:49 am
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Goaltender Shannon Szabados says the 2-1 overtime win Sunday against the United States ranks high on her list. The 31-year-old made 34 saves in her hometown for the national women's hockey team. Jennifer Wakefield scored the winner on a loose puck in the crease with 27...
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United States' Hilary Knight, center, collides with Canada's Lauriane Rougeau, right, during the second period of a women's hockey game Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
December 16, 2017 - 8:59 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Haley Irwin and Sarah Nurse scored in the second period, sending Canada to a 3-1 victory over the United States on Friday night in the latest Olympic tune-up between the world's top powers in women's hockey. Marie-Philip Poulin also scored for Canada, and Ann-Renee Desbiens...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017 file photo, United States' Hilary Knight smiles deeply after winning the during the Four Nations Cup championship hockey game against Canada in Tampa, Fla. The U.S. women's national team will play two exhibitions against some familiar faces from the National Women's Hockey League next month in a final tune-up for the Olympics, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.)
December 14, 2017 - 7:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. women's national team will play two exhibitions against some familiar faces from the National Women's Hockey League next month in a final tune-up for the Olympics. The games are set for Jan. 13 and Jan. 15 at Florida Hospital Center Ice in Wesley Chapel, Florida, where the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2015, file photo, NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith speaks during a news conference for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game, in Phoenix. Leaders from the NFL and NHL players associations have contributed to unveiling a universal declaration of player rights. Among the 17 articles laid out in the declaration are rights to unionize and collectively bargain, express opinions freely and receive equal pay for equal work. The declaration was made by the World Players Association on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
December 14, 2017 - 10:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders from the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball players associations have helped unveil a universal declaration of player rights that is designed to establish a new approach to governing sports and protecting athletes. Among the 17 articles laid out in the declaration are...
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FILE - In this June 23, 2013, file photo, former NHL Player Luc Robitaille and his wife Stacia Robitaille attend Echoes Of Hope's 3rd Annual Luc Robitaille Celebrity Charity Poker Tournament in Los Angeles. The wife of Hall of Fame hockey player Luc Robitaille has tweeted about an encounter with Donald Trump more than two decades ago in an elevator at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP, File)
December 13, 2017 - 2:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The wife of Hall of Fame hockey player Luc Robitaille has tweeted about an advance she says Donald Trump made on her more than two decades ago in an elevator at Madison Square Garden. Stacia Robitaille wrote Monday on Twitter that Trump "was aggressive & told me I was coming...
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St. Louis Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz (17) reacts to being injured against the Detroit Red Wings in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
December 10, 2017 - 12:36 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues have placed forward Jaden Schwartz on injured reserve with a right ankle injury, and he will re-evaluated in six weeks. The Blues made the move Sunday, hours ahead of their game against the Sabres. Schwartz suffered the injury during the Blues' 6-1 win in...
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Tampa Bay Lightning center Brayden Point (21) flips the puck past Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck (37) for a goal during overtime in an NHL hockey game Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. The Lightning won 4-3. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
December 09, 2017 - 10:10 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Brayden Point scored 36 seconds into overtime and the Tampa Bay Lightning completed a perfect four-game homestand with a 4-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night. Point eluded a Winnipeg defender and put back a backhander past Connor Hellebuyck for the win. Yanni...
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Vegas Golden Knights goalie Malcolm Subban makes a stop against the Nashville Predators during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
December 08, 2017 - 11:46 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Malcolm Subban won a matchup of siblings, making 41 saves and then denying all six shootout attempts Friday night to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 4-3 victory over star defenseman P.K. Subban and the Nashville Predators. Reilly Smith scored the only goal of a six-round...
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FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2014 file photo Alexander Zubkov of Russia carries the national flag as he leads the team during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. When the International Olympic Committee board prepares to vote Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 on whether to ban Russia from February’s Winter Olympics, its members will decide the fate of numerous medals yet to be won. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, file)
December 03, 2017 - 12:26 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — When the International Olympic Committee board prepares to vote Tuesday on whether to ban Russia from February's Winter Olympics, its members will decide the fate of numerous medals yet to be won. If there's a blanket ban on Russia for its doping offenses at the 2014 Olympics — or...
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November 22, 2017 - 3:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man has been convicted of stabbing another man to death near a popular Philadelphia park because of a comment about the killer's New Jersey Devils hat. Philly.com reports Wednesday that 42-year-old Steven Simminger has been convicted of first-degree murder for the 2016 killing...
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