VANCOUVER, British Columbia(AP) After polishing off the Canucks with three wins in Vancouver, the Chicago Blackhawks don't mind opening the Western Conference finals at top-seeded San Jose.
Troy Brouwer and Kris Versteeg scored 36 seconds apart early in the second period, and the Blackhawks eliminated Vancouver in Game 6 of the second round for the second straight year with a 5-1 win on Tuesday night.More »
MONTREAL(AP) The Montreal Canadiens ' improbable playoff run has reached a decisive seventh game for a second series in a row.
Michael Cammalleri scored his second goal of the game midway through the second period and Jaroslav Spacek netted the go-ahead tally 2:30 later for the Canadiens, who forced a Game 7 in the Eastern Conference semifinals with a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday night.
Maxim Lapierre also scored 11:03 into the third to give Montreal a 4-2 lead.More »
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hunched over, head bowed, his stick resting across his knees, Alex Ovechkin skated alone down the ice, stung by yet another Game 7 loss by his Washington Capitals .More »
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Canada beat the United States 3-2 on Sunday to win the Olympic goal medal in its national sport of hockey, with Sidney Crosby scoring the winning goal 7:40 into overtime and setting off a celebration from coast to coast.More »
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Life is sweet when there's a gold medal hanging from your neck in your home rink.
Marie-Philip Poulin scored two goals, Shannon Szabados made 28 saves, and Canada rolled through its American rivals, 2-0, to win the gold medal in women's hockey for the third straight Olympics Thursday night in front of a raucous Vancouver crowd ringing cowbells and frantically waving thousands of maple leaf flags.More »
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- A resurgent Canada ended 50 years of Olympic hockey frustration against Russia on Wednesday with a 7-3 win and a place in the tournament semifinals.
A goal and two assists from Dan Boyle during the first period helped Canada beat the world champions -- a feat they hadn't accomplished since the 1960 games -- in a showdown of hockey superpowers.More »
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- The longer it went, the tighter the Americans got.
They clanged shots off the post, then the crossbar. A wrist shot early in the game by Phil Kessel that looked like a bad omen hit both. Everything else the U.S. hockey team threw on net Wednesday, Swiss goalie Jonas Hiller smothered.More »