Hockey

Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury stands during the national anthem before the team's NHL hockey game against his former team, the Pittsburgh Penguins, in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. It was Fleury's first trip back to Pittsburgh for a game since being taken in the expansion draft by the Golden Knights. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
February 07, 2018 - 12:26 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — It was an emotional night for the Pittsburgh Penguins and their beloved former goaltender, Marc-Andre Fleury. Fleury was back in the city where he started his NHL career and spent more than a decade, helping to backstop the Penguins to multiple championships. The Penguins wanted...
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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2014, file photo, men's 1,000-meter short track speedskating gold medalist Viktor Ahn, of Russia, gestures while holding his medal during the medals ceremony at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Six-time Olympic gold medalist Ahn and three former NHL players are among 32 Russian athletes who filed appeals Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, seeking spots at the Pyeongchang Olympics.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
February 06, 2018 - 1:02 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Six-time Olympic gold medalist Viktor Ahn and three former NHL players are among 32 Russian athletes who filed appeals Tuesday seeking spots at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The 32 athletes all failed to pass the mandatory International Olympic Committee vetting —...
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North Korea's Ryom Tae Ok, top, and Kim Ju Sik, perform during a Pairs Figure Skating training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
February 06, 2018 - 7:25 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — A giant national flag. A smiling angel. The dictator's pop diva. And a dozen women added to a South Korean hockey team to form the Koreas' first-ever joint Olympic team. Yes, North Korea is again stealing the show in pre-Olympic media coverage, although none of its 22...
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Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid (97) and Leon Draisaitl (29) celebrate a goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during second period NHL hockey action in Edmonton, Alberta, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 06, 2018 - 12:52 am
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid clearly hasn't given up on winning his second consecutive MVP award. McDavid scored four times and added an assist as the Edmonton Oilers knocked off the top team in the NHL, defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 on Monday night. He was the third player to...
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The joint Korean women's ice hockey players gather on the ice during a training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 05, 2018 - 7:18 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea face a widening linguistic divide after 70 years of division, and that is a challenge for the rivals' first-ever joint Olympic team as it prepares for the Pyeongchang Winter Games. The Canadian coach of the joint women's hockey team said Monday...
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Combined Koreas players celebrate after scoring against Sweden during their women's ice hockey friendly game at Seonhak International Ice Rink in Incheon, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. (Kim Hong-Ji/Pool Photo via AP)
February 04, 2018 - 8:08 am
INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Wearing a powder-blue logo of a map symbolizing peace between the Koreas, the most talked-about team at this year's Olympics finally saw game action Sunday in a friendly that drew thousands of spectators in a country that never previously showed much passion for ice...
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North Korea's Ryom Tae Ok, left, and Kim Ju Sik, perform during a Pairs Figure Skating training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
February 03, 2018 - 2:53 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — A pair of smiling North Korean skaters carried out lifts, death spirals and other difficult moves during practices ahead of the Winter Olympics, drawing applause from South Korean spectators at Gangneung Ice Arena on Saturday. The duo, Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik, is...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Phil Kessel (81) celebrates his goal with Jake Guentzel (59) and Riley Sheahan (15) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals in Pittsburgh, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
February 02, 2018 - 9:55 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Phil Kessel scored twice and picked up assist, Evgeni Malkin added two goals and two assists, and the surging Pittsburgh Penguins rolled past the Washington Capitals 7-4 on Friday night. Bryan Rust, Carl Hagelin and Patric Hornqvist also scored for the two-time defending Stanley...
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Tampa Bay Lightning's Alex Killorn, left, checks Calgary Flames' Brett Kulak during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, in Calgary, Alberta. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 02, 2018 - 1:51 am
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Led by a big night by Alex Killorn, Tampa Bay took advantage of a rare off-night by Mike Smith. Killorn had two goals and two assists to tie a career high for points as the Lightning struck for five unanswered goals, including four in the third period, in a 7-4 win over the...
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Vegas Golden Knights' David Perron (57) and Shea Theodore (27) celebrate Perron's overtime goal against the Winnipeg Jets during an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 02, 2018 - 12:53 am
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights have already made some NHL history. They're far from finished with what they want to accomplish this season. David Perron scored 3:57 into overtime to lead Vegas past the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Thursday night for the Golden Knights' 34th victory, the...
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